There will be turnaround in countrys growth prospect: FM Rejects S&P downgrade
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has expressed confidence that there will be a turnaround in countrys growth prospects in the coming months. Mr Mukherjee rejected ratings agency Standard and Poor’s claim that India could be the first BRIC economy to lose investment-grade rating.
AP by-poll voting to Nellore LS and 18 Assembly constiutencies begins
Voting has begun for the by-polls to Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly Constituencies in Andhra Pradesh.The voting, which began at 8 AM, will end at 5 PM.
India in list of countries exempt from US financial sanctions for cutting Iran oil imports
The US has said that it will exempt India and six other countries from financial sanctions because they have significantly cut purchases of Iranian oil.In a statement in Washington, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that exemptions will be granted to seven economies i.e.
India to supply electricity to Pakistan
India will export 500 MW electricity to energy deficient Pakistan.Secretary, Water Resources Ministry Dhruv Vijay Singh made this announcement in Srinagar in the inaugural session of two-day hydro power conference.
100 feared dead in Afghan quake
Three bodies have been recovered from the rubble of the houses destroyed in yesterday’s powerful earthquake in north-eastern Afghanistan.However, unconfirmed reports say as many as 100 people may be buried in the debris of more than 20 houses in a village in Burka district of Baghlan province.
Sensex ends down by 51 points on S&P warning
Snapping a five day rally, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange dropped 51 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,668 on Monday, on profit-booking by investors, and after rating agency, Standard & Poor�s cautioned that India could lose its investment grade rating.The Sensex had gained 754 points in the last five trading sessions.
Voting begins in WB by-polls amidst tight security
In West Bengal, voting for by elections in Bankura and Daspur assembly seats has begun this morning amidst tight security.The State Chief Electoral Officer Mr.
Nadal clinches French Open title for seventh time beats Borg record
Rafael Nadal has clinched the French Open Men’s Single title for a record seventh time, defeating the world number one Novak Djokovic .The second seeded Nadal stunned top seeded Djokovic with a ,6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 scoreline, shattering the Serb’s dream of Grand Slam history.