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Railway reservations to be overhauled through e-ticketing

Published on 08-Jul-2014
Passengers sit on top of an overcrowded train at Loni town in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh July 7, 2014. Reuters

The Indian Railways' reservation system will be overhauled through e-ticketing systems, Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda said Tuesday, presenting the railway budget for 2014-15 in parliament....

Industrial production remains negative, dips 0.5% in March

Published on 12-May-2014
Men work inside a car spare parts manufacturing workshop in Kolkata. Reuters.

Showing no signs of recovery, factory production remained in negative territory for the second month in a row, contracting 0.5 per cent in March due...

RBI stops banks from extending ECBs for repaying rupee loans

Published on 22-Apr-2014
The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday disallowed overseas branches of domestic banks from extending external commercial borrowings (ECBs) to manufacturing and infrastructure companies for repaying rupee loans. Reuters photo

The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday disallowed overseas branches of domestic banks from extending external commercial borrowings (ECBs)...

Three accused in Shakti Mills gang rape get death

Published on 04-Apr-2014
One of the four men convicted for gang raping a photojournalist at Shakti Mills compound last year, is taken to the Session Court from Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai on Monday. PTI Photo by Shashank Parade

A court here Friday sentenced three people to death for gang raping a photo-journalist in a repeat offence in the Shakti Mills complex here last...

Strike cripples banking operations in India

Published on 20-Feb-2013

Banking transactions across India were paralysed Wednesday with around one million bankers striking work, affecting the clearance of around four million cheques...

Join Deccan Herald on YouTube

Published on 24-Jul-2012

Deccan Herald’s multi-media team has begun to produce videos on many interesting topics. These videos capture different slices of city life- from an encounter...

New judges made to wait for Mamata's signature to take oath

Published on 09-Apr-2012

The swearing-in ceremony of seven new judges of the Calcutta High Court had to be deferred by several hours Monday as West Bengal Chief Minister...

Tens of thousands challenge Putin in new Russia protest

Published on 24-Dec-2011

Tens of thousands of people today filled an avenue in Moscow to protest against the alleged rigging of parliamentary polls, in a new challenge to...

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Published on 23-Dec-2011

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No cut in $700 mln civilian aid to Pakistan: US

Published on 14-Dec-2011

Struggling to restore flagging ties with Pakistan in the aftermath of the deadly NATO strike, the Obama administration has said it has not cut any...

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President Barack Obama is welcomed by  Narendra Modi and others during an arrival ceremony...

President Barack Obama is welcomed by Narendra Modi and others during an arrival ceremony...

Bollywood actor Shahwar Ali enjoying with the National Flag in a water scooter during Republic Day..

Bollywood actor Shahwar Ali enjoying with the National Flag in a water scooter during Republic Day..

Obama being presented a spinning wheel as a memento during his visit to Rajghat in New Delhi...

Obama being presented a spinning wheel as a memento during his visit to Rajghat in New Delhi...

Barack Obama participates in a tree planting ceremony at the Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial...

Barack Obama participates in a tree planting ceremony at the Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial...

Barack Obama throws rose petals as he participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the Raj Ghat...

Barack Obama throws rose petals as he participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the Raj Ghat...

Barack Obama and  Narendra Modi during their joint press conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

Barack Obama and Narendra Modi during their joint press conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

President Barack Obama is escorted during an arrival ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan...

President Barack Obama is escorted during an arrival ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan...

Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama stroll in the gardens of Hyderabad House in New Delhi...

Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama stroll in the gardens of Hyderabad House in New Delhi...

Young girls buying tricolour on the eve of Republic Day celebrations in Allahabad on Sunday...

Young girls buying tricolour on the eve of Republic Day celebrations in Allahabad on Sunday...

Barack Obama walks to inspect a guard of honour during his ceremonial reception...

Barack Obama walks to inspect a guard of honour during his ceremonial reception...

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