Mumbai, Sep 30: Although carrying the Pulsar moniker for long, Bajaj Auto wanted to give the Bajaj Pulsar VS 400 a new name prior to its launch. Bajaj clearly did not want to sell the VS 400 under its previous badge.
Mumbai, Sept 30 : Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited (Kotak), on Friday announced that it has executed binding share purchase agreement to acquire 99.49% of equity shares of BSS Microfinance Private Limited (BSS), a Non-Banking Finance Company, classified as a NBFC-MFI, from existing shareholders subject to regulatory and other approvals, including Reserve Bank of India.
Kolkata, Sep 30: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said that he wants Bengal to be a front runner in the development of India, while attending the infrastructure summit organised by the Bengal Chamber on Thursday.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the issues of Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) in a meeting held here on Friday.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : The annual infrastructure output of India moved up by 3.2 percent in August, official data released on Friday revealed.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari on Friday said that India's relations with Africa was not a transactional partnership.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari will be coming to Kolkata on Sunday on a two-day visit.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : Director General Border Roads (DGBR) Lt Gen Suresh Sharma concluded his five-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh, on Friday.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : The 8th batch of 25 declassified files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose were released online on web portal www.netajipapers.gov.in. on Friday by N.K. Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Culture.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Information and Broadcasting, will be felicitating the winners of the Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival in a special felicitation programme to be held in New Delhi on Oct 2.
Mumbai, Sept 30 : Sushant Singh Rajput's latest movie M.S Dhoni : The Untold Story, which is based on the life of India's World Cup winning skipper MS Dhoni, hit the silver screen on Friday.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the Government is working on a target date of Apr 1, 2017 for the roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the country.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Kader Khan and Ali Khan, who were arrested on Thursday night in connection with Suzette Jordan's gang-rape case, were produced in a local court in Kolkata on Friday afternoon and sent to police custody for 14 days.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : After a barren second session for the New Zealand team, the Kiwi bowlers made a strong comeback in the match by picking up 4 wickets in the ensuing session to even honours with India here on Friday, day one of the second Test match.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : The World Health Organization today urged countries across the WHO South-East Asia Region to continue to take decisive action to prevent, detect and respond to Zika virus as Thailand confirmed two cases of Zika-related microcephaly.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday delivered the inaugural address at INDOSAN - the India Sanitation Conference - in New Delhi.
Mumbai, Sep 30 : Although the Indian market ended Friday in positive territory, the Nifty saw its biggest decline in four weeks and managing to stay above 8600, according to media reports.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said his party is supporting Prime Minister Narnedra Modi's move to carry out the surgical strikes crossing the Line of Control (LoC) into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : In its commitment to boost festive mood for consumers, LGElectronics India is offering a bunch of compelling offers this festival season for its consumers.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : : The Supreme Court on Friday passed a fresh order to Karnataka for releasing 6000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu till Coctober six, reports said.
New Delhi, Sep 30 : Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) L Ganeshan filed nomination for the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Madhya Pradesh on Friday. according to media reports.
Patna, Sept 30 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): RJD politician Mohammad Shahabuddin on Friday said his supporters would serve a befitting reply to the ruling Nitish Kumar government in the next elections.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Continuing his fine form, Cheteshwar Pujara posted his third half century in the ongoing Test series against New Zealand, coming in equal number of innings here on Friday, day one of the second Test match.
New Delhi, Sep 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the India Sanitation Conference (INDOSAN), in New Delhi on Friday.
Mumbai, Sept 30 : The makers of Anna have launched the song Annapurna Dharti from the film on Thursday.
Patna, Sept 30 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): The Patna High Court struck down the Bihar government's order imposing total prohibition in the state, terming it as "illegal", on Friday.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Fashion brand Lakme recently announced the addition of four new colours to their Absolute Lip Pout collection.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Nearly four years and eight months after a middle-aged woman- Suzette Jordan- was gang-raped in Kolkata's Park Street area, the Kolkata Police on Thursday night arrested Kader Khan- the main accused in the case- from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.
Patna, Sep 30 : The Patna High Court on Friday quashed Bihar government's Prohibition of Liquor Act, calling it 'illegal', according to media reports.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : : The Supreme Court on Friday cancelled the bail of controversial Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Mohammad Shahabuddin,sending him back to jail, reports said.
Patna, Sept 30 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): A major fire broke out in the office of the education department in Bihar early Friday morning, destroying many important files.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI), a National body representing wide spectrum of education sector and education service providers in association with the Association of Professional Academic Institutions, West Bengal (APAI, WB) on Thursday had organized a Round Table Meeting on "New Education Policy - Implications for School and Higher Education".
New Delhi, Sept 30 : : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday that all attempts are being made to free the Indian soldier, who was captured after "inadvertently straying" into Pakistan.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Following a drubbing in the inaugural Test match of the series, the New Zealand bowlers came back strongly to bowl immaculately and pick up three key Indian wickets to leave the host reeling here on Friday, day one of the second Test match.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : : The toll in the Uri terror attack rose to 19 as another solider succumbed to his injuries in a hospital in Delhi a day after the Indian Army's surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control, reports said.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to hold a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security on Friday to review the situation along India's border with Pakistan and at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir after the Indian Army's "surgical strikes" against terrorists across the border,NDTV reports.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : The Bengali community on Friday celebrated Mahalaya, the auspicious occasion where one pays tribute to his forefathers following a dip in the Ganges.
Jerusalem, Sept 30 : As many as 20 world leaders have arrived in Israel to attend the last rites of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who passed way on Wednesday following an illness.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Kolkata's prestigious Scottish Church College has been closed for an indefinite period since Wednesday due to an alleged students' unrest, reports said.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : India won the toss and elected to bat first in the second Test against New Zealand here on Friday.
New York, Sept 30 : A United Nations-backed inter-agency committee on Thursday launched two guides to assist aid workers worldwide in setting up sexual exploitation and abuse prevention and response systems in humanitarian settings.
New York, Sept 30 : Speaking to the media just days after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and ahead of the 2 October national poll in which Colombians will have their say on the accord, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights reiterated that his Office (OHCHR) will continue to follow the progress of the human rights aspects of the agreement.
New York, Sept 30 : Senior United Nations officials on Thursday announced that the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change signed by world leaders this past April is closer to entering into force, as India - a country that produces more than four per cent of global emissions - plans to submit its ratification at the end of the week.
New York, Sept 30 : With current armed conflicts and humanitarian crises driving massive population movements - and not just in Europe, though the continent has been heavily challenged - an upcoming United Nations report will confirm the troubling fact that human trafficking generally follows the overall migratory flows, a senior UN anti-crime official said on Thursday, urging States to back the Trafficking in Persons Protocol and other international tools to address the evolving and complex situation.
New York, Sept 30 : In an impassioned appeal to the Security Council, the top United Nations relief official on Thursday called on the global body's primary organ for maintenance of peace and security to act immediately to end the bloodshed in Syria so that humanitarian assistance is able to reach those who desperately need it.
New York, Sept 30 : The United Nations mission in Afghanistan has condemned the killing of at least 15 civilian men and the injuring of at least 13 others, including at least one boy, in an airstrike targeting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) conducted yesterday in the country's eastern district of Achin.
New York, Sept 30 : With Africa set to play an ever-growing role in feeding the world's bourgeoning population, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) on Thursday stressed that the sub-Saharan region needs modern, efficient - and above all mechanized and environmentally sound - farming system to meet global demand and transform the lives and economies of millions of rural families.
New Jersey, Sept 29 : A New Jersey Transit train plowed through a major station in Hoboken here on Thursday morning's rush-hour, killing at least one person and injuring several, media reports said.
Mumbai, Sept 29 : Mahindra Lifespace Developers Limited (MLDL), the real estate and infrastructure development arm of the Mahindra Group, has been recognised as one of the 100 most sustainable corporations across Asia in the 2016 edition of the Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking.
New York, Sept 29 : The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has revised its humanitarian appeal for Nigeria from $55 million to $115 million in order to be able to assist an additional 750,000 people who can now be reached across conflict-affected areas in the north-east of the country.
New York, Sept 29 : Regretting an extension to the 2016 electoral process in Somalia announced by the country's electoral body, the United Nations Security Council has called on all parties in the country to upload their commitments on the elections and to come to an agreement on the remaining political challenges without further delay.
Mumbai, Sept 29 : Adhesives and industrial chemicals manufacturer Pidilite on Thursday announced its sales and distribution tie-up with WD-40 Company, a global marketing organization dedicated to creating positive lasting memories by developing and selling products that solve problems in workshops, factories and homes around the world.
New York, Sept 29 : The importance of shipping in supporting and sustaining on Thursday's global society makes it indispensable to the world and to meeting the challenges of the sustainable development agenda, top UN officials declared on Thursday, as the international community marked World Maritime Day.
Mumbai, Sept 29 : Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited, the life insurance arm of Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd., launched 'Edelweiss Tokio Life- TotalSecure+', an online plan that provides complete life protection in the form of a life cover, as well as an option to cover against critical illnesses.
Kolkata, Sept 29 : Ujjivan Financial Services Limited, a pan-India microfinance institution, which is in process of transforming into a small finance bank, on Thursday announced a significant interest rate reduction of 75 bps (0.75 per cent) with effect from Oct 1.
New Delhi, Sept 29 : The United States-India Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Working Group, which promotes development of the ICT sector, met in New Delhi.
Toronto, Sept 29 : Nestled in the heart of Brampton, Ontario, Guru Tegh Bahadur International School ensures its students are not only academically bright pupils but a complete package of humanity where homely traditions does matter.
Srinagar, Sept 29 : Expressing grave concern over the escalation of the situation along the borders in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said the confrontation could lead to a disaster of epic proportions if urgent steps are not taken to bring down the heightened tensions in the region.
Guwahati, Sept 29 : The city based Dispur Hospitals on Thursday organized a free health camp on the occasion of World Heart Day at Ganeshguri premises in Guwahati, where over 80 patients from Golaghat, Tezpur,Nagaon and Kamrup districts participated.
Mumbai, Sept 29 : When the makers of the biopic were looking to cast the title role for the film, which was one of the most crucial decisions, Dhoni himself recommended a name.