India's economy Expected to Recover; More Repo Rate Cut Possible

Just on the heels of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cutting interest rates for the first time in three years by 50 basis points to boost economic growth, a poll conducted by Reuters expected India's economy to pick up this year. There is also possibility of RBI resorting to more cut in repo rate. Apr 19, 2012

Odisha Hostage Crisis: Maoists Take Abducted BJD MLA To People's Court

A day after the deadline set by the Naxals for the government to meet their demands to release abducted Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Jhina Hikaka lapsed, the rebels of Andhra Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee (AOBSZC) on Thursday took to the people's court to decide on what to do with the lone political captive. Apr 19, 2012

CBI Raids Army Officials' Homes; Crucial Documents Seized

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the homes of two retired Army officials and an official of Vectra Group on Wednesday morning in connection to the procurement scam. It is reported that the CBI seized some crucial documents related to the case from the raids. Apr 18, 2012

Warren Buffett Has Prostate Cancer, Curable

Prudent and greatest investor Warren Buffett on Tuesday announced that he has a stage 1 prostate cancer. However he expressed the confident of overcoming the Big C (cancer). Doctors attending to Buffett said that since the cancer was detected at a very early stage the situation may not be that certain. Furthermore they added Buffett faces good odds, even at his age. Apr 18, 2012

India to Test Fire Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Agni-V Today

India is all set to test fire Agni-V, a solid fueled Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), Wednesday. It is reported that test fire will take place in Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha. The nuclear warhead-enabled Agni-V, with a range of more than 5,000 kilometers (3,100 miles), can reach deep into Asia and Europe. Apr 18, 2012

Is Mamata Banerjee too Sensitive?

From her looks, anyone will have the impression that Trinamool Congress Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is a tough person, who is not scared of taking tough decisions. Yes, she has taken some bold decisions in the recent past but she seems to be too sensitive on matters related to her image. Apr 17, 2012