PM greeted the US on its I-Day, and expressed "extreme excitement" about renewed energy in bilateral ties.
Jayalalithaa took oath as Legislator in the presence of Speaker P Dhanapal in his chamber inside the TN Assembly.
The 66-year-old actress had undergone a surgery for her wounds at the hospital. She was discharged around 9:30 AM on Saturday.
The Minsk agreements are just the package that cannot be violated, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Greece's PM Alexis Tsipras got a rock-star welcome at an Athens rally as he sought to revive support for a "No" vote in a referendum called to strengthen his hand in talks with international creditors.
Russia's lower house of parliament, passed a law giving citizens the right to demand that internet search engines should erase irrelevant info about themselves.
The top-seeded duo took just 45 minutes at Court 12 to advance to the next round on Friday.
The captain of Argentina's Davis Cup team, Daniel Orsanic, has announced the players who will face Serbia in the quarterfinals.
'After the win against Pakistan and India, this is our biggest challenge. South Africa are a strong side. After this, we will know where we stand.'
'It is proud moment for Indian telecom industry on the successful implementation of nationwide mobile number portability.'
Real GDP is expected to grow by more than 4 per cent during this and next fiscal year.The fiscal deficit will further decline to 4.3 per cent of GDP in 2015-16.
LG released the phone at Rs.51,000 in an attempt to gain the title of the best Android smartphone brand that is currently held by Samsung.
Darjeeling was asleep when catastrophe struck, killing no fewer than 33 people with reports of many more missing and rendered homeless.
The death-rattle of the indigenous MBT Arjun is now audible, the Army has little faith in its “promoters” presenting anything better than the cumbersome monstrosity.
Netaji had foreseen a potential battlefield after Partition. His association with the Axis Powers during the WW II has been a subject of prolonged discourse.
Sanjay said, AAP has sent Tomar's case to internal Lokpal.
A gazette on July 6 on the scheme will be launched.
These are located at different locations, will function till Sept 30.
'Students should always respect teachers.'
Train traffic in SER has been disrupted.
The absence of CCTV has made things difficult.
Several mega industrial projects to come up soon.
Police case has been registered and his body sent for autospy.
The child is in a critical condition.
It’s time for sacrificial offerings and prayers, agricultural rites and rituals, folk dance and songs. The three-day Dree festival begins in Arunachal Pradesh.
A recent exhibition of paintings, photography and sculptures staged by Colour Carnival fitted the bill.
One of the mysteries that remain unsolved in Bengali cinema.
She said she won't risk her child's life.
Therapies help to maintain peripheral nerve function.
Tree nuts include almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts.
'I am looking forward to share my learning and experience with the young and talented contestants.'
Arnold Schwarzenegger fails to capture the old intensity in Terminator Genysis.
'Marriage is cancelled now... love is back.'
It shows what Haasan is capable of doing when he's at his best.
'But when he comes out after finishing his sentence, then he will be free...clean man.'
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.
Expectations with which people voted have been shattered.
He will discuss about the Digital India initiative.
A total number of 1,236 candidates have been recommended.
It gives info on the success of govt schemes.
They formally charged company's 3 directors.
'The government favours education for all.'