Delhi, Main News

Suresh Prabhu rules out privatisation of railways

New Delhi, April 27: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has ruled out privatisation of the public transporter as it cannot ignore the common man’s interest and will have to bear the public service obligation. The Indian Railways’ public services obligation are currently almost Rs 30,000-35,000 crore. Asked whether in the long-run the railways will no longer...
Delhi, Main News

PM Modi to inaugurate maiden UDAN flight today

New Delhi [India]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate flights under the Regional Connectivity Scheme Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik or UDAN by flagging off the Alliance Airlines flight on Shimla-Delhi sector from Jubbar Hatti airport near Shimla today. Simultaneously, he will also flag off the inaugural UDAN flights on Nanded-Hyderabad and Kadapa-Hyderabad sectors. The...





Main News, World

US vows to force North Korea back to nuclear talks

WASHINGTON: The United States pledged Wednesday to step up sanctions to force North Korea to resume dialogue over its nuclear program, but said it was not looking to bring Kim Jong-Un’s regime to its knees. After briefing senators at the White House, top US officials said President Donald Trump also aimed to pursue diplomatic measures...
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Trump Weighs Steep Cuts To Corporate Tax Rates

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday planned to propose steep cuts in corporate taxes and repatriated offshore corporate profits as the administration seeks to regain momentum on economic policies. “We’ll be having a big announcement on Wednesday having to do with tax reform. The process has begun long ago, but it really formally begins on...




J Jayalalithaa’s monorail project now a distant dream

Chennai: Chennai Monorail, the dream project of late chief minister Jayalalithaa, seems to be history now. The proposal for the project was mooted some eight years ago, but till date not even the paper works have been completed and the tender process for the hyped projects remains a mirage, confirmed highly placed sources. According to confidential...





Coffee made in classic Italian style can help prevent prostate cancer

New European research, published this week in the International Journal of Cancer, has added to the growing body of evidence that coffee can have a protective effect against prostate cancer. Carried out by the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention – I.R.C.C.S. Neuromed, Italy, in collaboration with the Italian National Institute of Health and the I.R.C.C.S....


Breaking News, Business

RBI to circulate new10 rupee coins: Reports

The Reserve Bank has said that it will soon put into circulation new Rs 10 coins that have been minted to commemorate 125th year of National Archives of India. As per reports, the central bank will also put into circulation new Rs 5 coins to celebrate 150th anniversary of Allahabad High Court. Commenting on the...