Life in the Valley remained paralysed for the 21st day as separatists extended their protest shutdown till July 31.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India's development cooperation with the country will be as per the aspirations of its people and leadership.
Congress leader P Chidambaram said that his party supported the GST Bill and that they were the original proponent of the idea but the GST bill pending in the Rajya Sabha was flawed.
Hillary promised to take on Wall Street, large corporations and the rich to make them pay their fair share of taxes and treat workers fairly.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday declared that former premier Kevin Rudd would not be nominated by the government to be the next UN Secretary-General.
Heavy rains have caused massive floods and landslides in many parts of the country, putting thousands of lives at risk.
Proving that the top order had no excuses for their frailty, Tiripano registered the highest score by a Zimbabwean No. 10.
"Baljit is a player I have admired and watched closely from the very first ISL campaign. He is already an ISL winner and his versatility will strengthen our team," Materazzi said.
Nayeemuddin is the only athlete to have been conferred the Arjuna Award and Dronacharya Award by the Govt of India for his contribution to football both as a player and coach.
Lower opening of domestic equity markets and fresh buying interest in the Dollar pushed the Rupee to trade in the negative zone.
Broader markets were trading in the opposite direction. BSE Midcap index climbed 0.6 per cent while Smallcap index gained 0.2 per cent.
Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that participants raised concerns related to taxation, regulators and compliance burden.
Hillary Rodham Clinton has made it. Yet it is a paradox of America’s electoral politics that it devolved on the Senator from Vermont and her rival within the party.
There is, however, a school of thought which contends that had New Delhi done a better job of managing Kashmir there would have been fewer fires for Islamabad to stoke.
Hindu-Muslim animosity has nothing to do with it even if several Kashmiri Pandit families have left the Valley in recent weeks, recalling an earlier exodus.
Traffic was stuck on city roads throughout Thursday night.
Union members met the Delhi government in this regard.
Maliwal charged that Barkha owed allegiance to Congress.
TMC leaders said that At least 11 councillors will join the Trinamul shortly.
“I will ask Vivek Kumar to look into the matter,” Partha said.
Virtual classrooms will be set up in 2,000 schools.
Collector has been asked to initiate criminal proceeding.
Minister Atanu Sabyasachi flagged off a new initiative for tribals.
Collector said the move would reduce fatal accidents.
Tourism in Nepal has bounced back.
A new book introduces the picturesque Kangra Valley through a train journey and paintings.
Indian Air force has inducted its first ever batch of lady fighter pilots.
Now say good bye to hefty amounts in parlours.
The tips are non-messy and safest way to remove makeup.
Relish coriander in the form of tangy chutney.
IMI-New Delhi facilitates good industry exposure for its students.
Kamal Wadhera talks on various issues confronting the country’s education technology sector.
Rural management has become one of the most sought-after subjects to study.
The singer was spotted wearing a sparkler.
The singer has been dying her tresses since she was 15.
The actress is now shooting for a film called 'Ghoul'.
STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
Mumbai, 30 August
The partially convertible rupee today improved further to reach 65.70 for one United States dollar on a strong support from the Reserve Bank of India.
The central bank, according to dealers, sold the American currency through state-run banks when the domestic unit betrayed signs of cracking once again at 66.60/$.
Exporters and some other banks too sold dollars helping equities on Dalal Street to post fresh gains to close the week on a satisfactory note.
The rupee ended for the week at 65.70 per US dollar versus Thursday's 66.55/$, an increase of 85 paise.
On account of sustained infusion of dollar liquidity by the central bank the domestic currency recovered 4.7 per cent in last two sessions, dealers said. The unit had earlier lost 17 per cent since May, but now appears to be on a recovery path.
For the Indian currency and Indonesia's rupiah, August had been the worst-ever month as these units posted sharp falls among all currencies in emerging economies, analysts say. The rupee was down more than 10 per cent (or 17 percent since May) while rupiah was down 5.9 per cent.
Analysts say unlike RBI's intermittent intervention, the Indonesian central bank has been constantly propping up their currency. The only consolation for the month has been surge in information technology stocks since they are expected to net more revenue on the currency's fall.
Analysing promising prospects of top outsourcing firm Tata Consultancy Services, Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia and Morgan Stanley have predicted that the company has the potential of crossing $100 billion market cap in few years from its current $50 billion level.
Shares on the Dalal Street had a roller-coaster ride on the last day of the week. The trade resumed expecting a promising speech on the state of the economy by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Parliament.
The S&P Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index and CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange added substantial gains in the run-up to the PM's speech.
However, a dismay set in as the economist PM poked holes in the all-round criticism of the Congress-led UPA government instead of doing some introspection, said market analysts, explaining why the indices returned to negative zone within minutes of Mr Singh's statement.
The 30-share Sensex had slumped from 231.19 point gains and the Nifty from a high of 5,469.10 points into negative territory. It improved again as opinion poll on likely GDP numbers, which are to be announced later in the afternoon, looked “optimistic.”
On expectations that the latest GDP growth percentage would not fall under four per cent helped markets to regain confidence. The Sensex closed 1.19 per cent up gaining 218.68 points at 18,619.72 points.