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Rajapaksa staying in Bangkok hotel under tight security: Report
Gotabaya Rajapaksa is staying at a hotel in Bangkok in the heart of Thailand's capital, where the police advised the ousted Sri Lankan president to remain indoors for security reasons, according to......
Gotabaya lands in Thailand after Singapore visa expires
Sri Lanka's ousted president Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived in Thailand on Thursday on a charter flight for a temporary stay before seeking permanent asylum in another country after his short-term......
How Opposition Can Take On Modi's BJP
The future challenger to Narendra Modi would be somebody who can bring the Hindus and Muslims together again.The Hindus as Hindus, not broken caste groups, asserts Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Prime......
Manipur asks govt staff to exit 'anti-national' social media groups
The Manipur government has directed its staff to leave social media groups, which are engaged in spreading "separatist", "anti-national" and "communal" agendas, as per an official document.......
Lanka's anti-govt stir ends, protestors swear by systemic change
Sri Lanka's unprecedented anti-government protests that removed the influential Rajapaksa family from power for mishandling the country's worst economic crisis formally ended after 123 days on......
No GST on properties rented out for personal use
The government on Friday said GST will not be applicable on residential units if they are rented out to private persons for personal use. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The government......
India at 75: 18 biggest moments for Indian markets from 1947 to 1993
From the enactment of the capital control Act to the recognition of the BSE as a stock exchange and the infamous Harshad Mehta scam, here are the 18 biggest events for stock markets from 1947 to......
Rs 3,000 crore in govt kitty from windfall tax on oil and gas firms
The Centre has garnered around Rs 2,500-3,000 crore in the first five weeks after it imposed a windfall tax on oil and gas companies for the export of fuel, Business Standard has learnt.......
Rupee falls 37 paise to close at 79.62 against US dollar
The rupee depreciated by 37 paise to close at 79.62 against the US dollar on Thursday despite sustained foreign capital inflows and a positive trend in equities. Illustration: Dominic......
6 merchant bankers in fray for govt's HZL stake sale
As many as six merchant bankers are vying to handle and manage the sale of the government's 29.53 per cent residual stake in Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL), according to an official notice.......
PIX: Nikhat sports PM's autograph on boxing gloves
IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with boxer Nikhat Zareen during the felicitation ceremony. Photograph: PTI The golden period of Indian sports is knocking on the doors, said Prime Minister......
Kyrgios win streak ended by Hurkacz; Halep fights off Gauff rally
IMAGE: Poland's Hubert Hurkacz celebrates victory over Australia's Nick Kyrgios in the quarter-finals of the National Bank Open, at IGA Stadium in Montreal, Canada, on Friday. Photograph: Eric......
Unhappy WFI to review women wrestlers' show at CWG
IMAGE: Only Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik won gold in their respective categories. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters The national federation is not pleased that four Indian women wrestlers......
Serena retirement heralds sunset of sport's golden era
IMAGE: Serena Williams gets emotional after receiving a send-off following her first round loss to Switzerland's Belinda Bencic during the National Bank Open, part of the Hologic WTA Tour, at......
PIX: Serena loses to Bencic in first match of farewell tour
IMAGE: Serena Williams waves to the crowd as she leaves the court after losing to Belinda Bencic of Switzerland during the National Bank Open, part of the Hologic WTA Tour, at Sobeys Stadium in......
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