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8 mins ago

Indian economy grows 7.5% year-on-year in March quarter

The country's manufacturing output grew by 8.4 percent in the quarter to March, but farming retreated by 1.4 percent, the data showed. #Economy #Fiscal deificit #GDP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker

9 mins ago

Mamata keen on stringent act to prevent chit fund malpractices

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that her government was keen on framing a stringent act to prevent malpractices by chit fund companies and protect interests of the people in the state. #Chit Fund Fraud #CM #Kolkata #Mamata Bannerjee #NewsTracker #West Bengal

11 mins ago

British Prime Minister David Cameron says Sepp Blatter ‘should go’

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday urged FIFA president Sepp Blatter to resign in the interest of rooting out corruption in world football. #2022 World Cup #Arrests #british #David Cameron #FIFA #FIFA World Cup 2018 #football #KickingAround #Police #Qatar #Russia #Sepp Blatter #Sports #Switzerland #United States #World Cup #Zurich

17 mins ago

FIFA Congress Live: FIFA highlights its good work, media calls it ‘campaign speech by Blatter’

Live coverage of the FIFA elections in Zurich as embattled president Sepp Blatter attempts to be elected for a fifth term while in the middle of a corruption crisis. #Corruption #FBI #FIFA #FIFA arrests #FIFA crisis #FIFA Elections #football #Prince Ali bin Hussein #Sepp Blatter #Sports #Switzerland #UEFA #Zurich

20 mins ago

IIT-Madras ban on student body for criticising PM Modi is a national shame

The headline reads "IIT-Madras bans student group for criticizing PM Modi, his policies." Girindra Mukerjee feels like a distant dream. #HRD Ministry #iit madras #Modi government #Narendra Modi #OnOurMind #Sivakumar Srinivasan #ThatsJustWrong

23 mins ago

For the first time in its 800-year history, Oxford University to have female vice-chancellor

The UK's oldest Oxford University has nominated its first-ever female vice-chancellor, nearly 800 years after the role was created. #London #Louise Richardson #NewsTracker #Oxford University #UK #University of St. Andrews #Vice Chancellor

24 mins ago

‘Any time, any place': On Twitter, Smriti Irani dares Rahul Gandhi to a debate on governance

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani took to Twitter to attack Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for sending 'goons' to her residence in protest against a ban on a students organisation in IIT Madras. #London #Louise Richardson #NewsTracker #Oxford University #UK #University of St. Andrews #Vice Chancellor

30 mins ago

Govt turns heat on Nestle, seeks FSSAI report on Maggi quality; Paswan warns of lawsuit

Taking a "serious" note of quality issues related to global giant Nestle's famous noodle brand Maggi, the government has asked the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India to look into the matter. #food safety #FSSAI #Maggi ban #NCDRC #Nestle Maggi #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Ram Vilas Paswan

36 mins ago

This Cannes experience was beautiful because I was being me: Richa Chadha

Richa Chadha came back to Mumbai from Cannes with only one feeling in her heart: "I want to go back." #Bollywood #Cannes 2015 #Gangs of Wasseypur #Interview #Masaan #Neeraj Ghaywan #Q & A #Richa Chadha

54 mins ago

IPL gave me extreme confidence but my feet are on the ground: Sarfaraz

Enjoying the spotlight after his debut IPL season that saw him play crucial knocks, 17-year-old Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Sarfaraz Khan says that the stint has given him confidence but his feet are firmly on the ground. #Cricket #Royal Challengers Bangalore #Sarfaraz Khan #Sports #SportsTracker #Virat Kohli