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Property Management Services - A Perfect Stop for NRIs Property - Vinay Prajati Founder, Propdial

New Delhi, April 25 -- With around 1, 30, 08,012 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) living throughout the globe and making the country proud; there seems no doubt that India is a country full of highly intellectual, bright minded people. From NASA to CAS and Google to Apple, the contribution of Indian scientists, engineers, and business leaders to the growth of businesses, societies, and nations is far beyond the expectations of the world. They are not ... Read More


At least 10 in minibus killed by roadside bomb in northwest Pakistan

India, April 25 -- A remote-controlled roadside bomb targeting a minibus killed at least 10 people and wounded several others in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Tuesday, an official in the region said.

"Ten people were killed, including a woman and one child," Shahid Ali Khan, assistant political agent for Kurram Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), told Reuters.

Khan said the militants plante... Read More


Gold futures end lower on Monday

India, April 25 -- Gold futures ended lower on Monday as polls showed centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron easily beating anti-EU stalwart Marine Le Pen in the May 7 French presidential election. Macron emerged as the top vote-getter in yesterday's first round of the French electoral process. A victory for Macron next month would likely mean the status quo for the EU and euro currency. However, some losses were capped as the dollar slipped against ... Read More


Pala urges Modi to set up Japanese investment townships, institutes in Shillong

Shillong, April 25 -- Former Union Minister and Congress MP Vincent H Pala has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to set up Japanese investment townships and institutes in the North East, particularly in Shillong.

In a letter to Mr Modi yesterday, the Lok Sabha member reminded the prime minster that during his visit to Japan, it was agreed that Japan-India Institutes of Manufacturing (JIMs) and Japan Industrial Townships (JITs) would be set up ... Read More


Let's Talk About Trolls | A conversation with a troll who detests anything secular

India, April 25 -- Each time I tweet, I get an instantaneous response from a select few. They are on my timeline without fail and they are always abusive. There is no pretence of building a counter-narrative. They crawl out like termites and I sometimes wonder if they've been assigned different targets.

Social media is full of keyboard warriors and most of them are, of course, nameless and faceless. I've often wondered what motivates them. How d... Read More


Trump summons entire Senate to WH briefing on N. Korea

Washington D.C., April 25 -- The entire U.S. Senate will go to the White House on Wednesday to be briefed by senior administration officials about the brewing confrontation with North Korea.

The unusual briefing underlines the urgency with which the Trump administration is treating the threat posed by Pyongyang's continuing development of nuclear weapons and missile technology, The Guardian reports.

It follows a lunch meeting Trump held with am... Read More


DA, Busa not welcome at march

Midrand, April 25 -- Cosatu in the Western Cape has declared it doesn't want the DA to form part of its march to Parliament and the provincial legislature on Monday. The labour federation's Western Cape secretary Tony Ehrenreich was adamant yesterday when he spoke about the official opposition to the ANC in Parliament not being welcome at the Workers' Day protest. "The DA and Business Unity South Africa (Busa) are not welcome. Our agendas are irr... Read More


Cosatu's Dakile defends federation's involvement in politics

Midrand, April 25 -- Cosatu yesterday defended its right to involve itself in ANC internal affairs despite concerns its focus on issues at the shop floor level for workers was taking a back-seat. Cosatu Gauteng provincial secretary Dumisani Dakile acknowledged the trade union federation needed to strike a careful balance when confronting ANC internal matters, in case Cosatu neglected bread and butter issues for workers. "People have to understand... Read More


Let's Talk About Trolls | A conversation with a troll who detests anything secular, wants all Muslims to leave India

India, April 25 -- Each time I tweet, I get an instantaneous response from a select few. They are on my timeline without fail and they are always abusive. There is no pretence of building a counter-narrative. They crawl out like termites and I sometimes wonder if they've been assigned different targets.

Social media is full of keyboard warriors and most of them are, of course, nameless and faceless. I've often wondered what motivates them. How d... Read More


Crude oil dips on oversupply worries

India, April 25 -- Crude oil futures closed lower in the domestic market on Monday as nagging worries about rising domestic production outweighed optimism about prospects for an extended agreement on output cuts by OPEC and other major producers.

Crude had come under fresh pressure last week as U.S. production showed further growth and gasoline supplies surprisingly increased.

At the MCX, crude oil futures for May 2016 contract closed at Rs 318... Read More