38 seconds ago
New Rs.100 notes to carry ascending numbers

Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) has recently issued new Rs.100 currency notes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005 with a new numbering pattern, an official statement said. The numerals, henceforth, in both the number panels of these new currency notes will be in ascending size from left to right. However, the prefix, the first three alphanumeric characters will remai...

22 seconds ago
Capacity in Kerala's freight station to be raised

Kochi, June 30 (IANS) Inkel Ltd., along with AP Moller-Maersk Terminals (APMT), is gearing up to increase the operational capacity of its state-of-the-art container freight station (CFS) at Vallarpadam, near here, from the present current 500 TEUs (thousand-feet equivalent units) per day. The CFS, set up by Inkel through a special purpose vehicle under the name MIV Logistics Pvt. Ltd., h...

32 seconds ago
Jayalalithaa juggernaut rolls down opposition

Chennai, June 30 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary and Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa returned to the Tamil Nadu assembly on Tuesday crushing the opposition by a by a record victory margin from the Radkhakrishnan Nagar constituency here. Jayalalithaa polled 160,432 votes while her nearest rival, Communist Party of India's (CPI) C. Mahendran, got just 9,710 votes -- a victory margin of a wh...

29 seconds ago
Special team to probe graft charges in Karnataka Lokayukta

Bengaluru, June 30 (IANS) The Karnataka government is setting up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe corruption charges levelled against some officials of the state Lokayukta by state bureaucrats and RTI activists. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has agreed to set up an SIT to probe the corruption charges, including demanding bribes from senior state bureaucrats by a few unidentified...

0 seconds ago
IDFC appoints ex-CAG Vinod Rai as independent director

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Infrastructure financing firm IDFC on Tuesday appointed former comptroller and auditor general Vinod Rai as an independent director with immediate effect. This is subject to approval of the shareholders at the ensuing annual general meeting of the company, IDFC said in a stock exchange filing. Rai, who has earlier served as secretary in the department of...

14 seconds ago
Greece preparing last-minute debt proposal

Athens, June 30 (IANS) The Greek government was preparing a last minute proposal for a debt repayment deal with international creditors to avert a countdown to default which may start on Tuesday evening, media reported. Government sources said solutions were still being sought as the country was heading to a referendum on July 5 over the proposal tabled by lenders last week, Greek nation...

36 seconds ago
Barcelona presidential candidate Laporta plays Pogba card

Barcelona, June 30 (IANS) Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta said on Tuesday that if he regains the post in the election to be held on July 18, Juventus' French international Paul Pogba will play for the Spanish football giants. Laporta, who presided over the club from 2003 to 2010 and who is a slight favourite to win the July 18th vote, said that Pogba, who is a target for major cl...

51 seconds ago
Greece considers legal action to block eurozone exit

London, June 30 (IANS/EFE) Greece is analysing possibly taking legal action against the European institutions to block its exit from the eurozone, according to Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis. Greece is expected to fail to make Tuesday's loan repayment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Greek government will make use of all our legal rights, Varoufakis told British new...

41 seconds ago
SEBI to focus on cost incurred by mutual fund investor

Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) India's market regulator on Tuesday said it will focus on the cost to a mutual fund investor as part of its customer protection measures. Speaking at the CII Mutual Fund Summit here, Securities and Exchange Board of India chairman U.K.Sinha said consumer protection is one of the prime focus areas of SEBI and cost to investor will be an important aspect of the futur...

53 seconds ago
Arjun Kapoor to endorse Hero Cycles

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Gunday actor Arjun Kapoor has been announced as the brand ambassador of bicycle manufacturer Hero Cycles at an event here. He calls it a match made in heaven. It's a match made in heaven. I have grown up cycling on a Hero cycle. I'm a consumer before being an actor, and I corelate my childhood to cycling, so it was a genuine match made in heaven, Arjun told IANS...

35 seconds ago
Force India set sights on claiming fourth spot

Silverstone (England), June 30 (IANS) Formula 1 team Force India has set its sight on claiming fourth spot in the constructors' championship, toppling Red Bull as its upgraded car arrives for the British Grand Prix this weekend. The team achieved the best results this year in the Austrian Grand Prix where Sergio Perez finished ninth and Nico Hulkenberg ended sixth. The result gave the te...

16 seconds ago
Iran, US start key n-talks on D-day

Vienna, June 30 (IANS) The contentious nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers resumed here on Tuesday, the last day of the self-imposed deadline by the participants, following the arrival of Iranian chief negotiator Mohammad Javad Zarif in the Austrian capital. Zarif met US Secretary of State John Kerry at the Palais Coburg Hotel, Iran's official news agency IRNA r...

9 seconds ago
Glenmark gets US regulator nod for cholesterol drug

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India's leading new molecules maker Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for its cholesterol-lowering drug Ezetimibe. Ezetimibe is the generic version of Merck-Schering Plough's cholesterol-lowering drug with the product name Zetia. Glenmark has sole exclusivity on the drug for 180 days but the c...

13 seconds ago
IS crucifies five people for not fasting during Ramadan

Beirut, June 30 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) has crucified five people in northeastern Syria for not fasting during the holy Islamic month of Ramadan, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) director Rami Abderrahman told EFE news agency on Tuesday. The victims were brutalised on Monday in al-Mayadin city, where their bodies were left near the IS police headquarters with placards aro...

24 seconds ago
Gionee expands retail footprint in India

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Chinese handset manufacturer Gionee on Tuesday announced that it is expanding its offline retail channel through collaboration with several retail partners. The partnership retail players will include Spice, The Mobile Store, Mobiliti World, Jumbo Electronics, Croma Retail and Planet M. With this move, Gionee handsets will now be available across over 1...

52 seconds ago
Withdrawing Top Ramen voluntarily, says Indo Nissin

Bengaluru, June 30 (IANS) Top Ramen noodle-maker Indo Nissin did not receive any order from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to withdraw the product from the market, but is doing so voluntarily, said a company official on Tuesday. We don't have any order from FSSAI to withdraw (Top Ramen), you can check FSSAI website. We want to clarify that there is no official o...

41 seconds ago
French midfielder Imbula close to signing with Porto

Lisbon, June 30 (IANS) French midfielder Giannelli Imbula is a small step away from joining Porto football club next season, according to Portuguese media on Tuesday. The transfer deal exceeds 20 million euros ($22.39 million), according to reports, which also confirmed that the 22-year-old was already in Porto to sign the contract, reports Xinhua. Imbula will replace Brazil's Ca...

46 seconds ago
UDF win boosts Chandy - BJP gains too

Thiruvananthapuram, June 30 (IANS) K.A. Sabarinath of the Congress was on Tuesday elected to the Kerala assembly from Aruvikara, trouncing former speaker M. Vijayakumar of the CPI-M by over 10,000 votes. The result came as a relief to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, and also provided reasons for the BJP to smile. Although the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), which heads the Left D...

32 seconds ago
Raikkonen has lost the edge: Coulthard

Silverstone (England), June 30 (IANS) Formula 1 driver Kimi Raikkonen's former teammate David Coulthard says it is high-time Italian racing giant Ferrari considered replacing the Finn as he believes the former has lost the edge to compete. Raikkonen's deal with Ferrari concludes at the end of the current season and team principal Maurizio Arrivabene had earlier said it was early to make ...

32 seconds ago
CBI files chargesheet in Rs.220 crore Dena Bank fraud

Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The CBI filed a chargesheet against a former Dena Bank official, a top company official and two others for defrauding the bank to the tune of Rs.220 crore (Rs.2.20 billion) last year, an official said here on Tuesday. The accused are Pritam V. Nagarkar, the then chief manager of Dena Bank's Malabar Hill Branch in Mumbai, Showman Group Vice-President Vimal Barot, an...

Subscribe
Read latest breaking news on in your favourite RSS reader!
All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
News Delivered The Way It Should Be!
INSANELY FAST | RESPONSIVE INTERFACE | NO CLUTTER
Page generated in 0.0005 seconds.