WASHINGTON, (IANS): Upset over the Russian and Chinese vetoes of a UN Security Council resolution threatening sanctions against Syria, the United States has said nations would have to take responsibility for implications of their vote on the ground there. India … Continue reading

Shafey Danish (NVONEWS) It does not often happen that leaders of companies become so much a part of our lives that their passing away leaves us with a perceptible sense of loss. Yet, I suspect in the case of Steve … Continue reading


NEW YORK: US stocks extended yesterday’s rally on the back of a positive report on the service industry which was ahead of forecast. The Dow Jones rose 0.44% 10,856.32, the S&P’s 500 index rose 0.58% to 1,130.42, while the NASDAQ … Continue reading

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is moving to introduce a ‘negative list’ of items that can be imported from India. This only sounds bad, actually it is a very positive thing. What it means is that instead of having a ‘positive list’ of … Continue reading

ISLAMABAD (IANS): Pakistan is eagerly waiting for Indian onions and tomatoes after widespread floods ravaged the crops. Thirtyfive containers of onions will reach Karachi in the coming days, Asif Ahmad, vice chairman of the Karachi Sabzi Mandi Market Committee, said … Continue reading

BANGALORE (IANS): The Karnataka government Tuesday declared 70 taluks (revenue subdivisions) out of the state’s 176 taluks drought-hit and will approach the central government soon for financial help. The decision to declare 70 taluks in 21 out of the 30 … Continue reading

NEW DELHI: While the world is going gaga over the iPad, Galaxy Tab, and Kindle India has quietly gone ahead and manufactured a tablet that will beat all of them at least in one category; price. Except for the colour … Continue reading

(NVONEWS) MUMBAI: Weak European cues and heavy sell off in large caps like SBI, ICICI Bank, Reliance Industries, Bharti and BHEL, dragged the benchmark index Sensex down by 72.45 point, or 0.46% down .  The 30-share BSE Sensex closed at … Continue reading

Shafey Danish (NVONEWS) The iCloud is one of the highlights of the new iPhone 4S, even though we believe Siri is the real star of the show.  But it is our considered opinion that cloud computing is really not the … Continue reading

DAMASCUS: Russia and China have killed a UN Security Council resolution that would have ‘threatened’ action against a regime that is bent on killing its own people and suppressing a heroic fight against a Bashar al Assad’s dictatorship. That the … Continue reading

PATNA: Hard on the heels of criticism of coaching centres by Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy, comes a rebuttal by Anand Kumar, the founder of Super 30, Bihar’s widely acclaimed free coaching centre for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) … Continue reading

NEW YORK: Narayan Murthy, emeritus Chairman of Infosys has blamed the coaching classes for bringing down the standard of the IITs. While we agree with view that coaching classes turn science and maths into rote exam oriented exercises, rather than … Continue reading

AHMEDABAD: In a blow to the Gujarat government a Gujarat government rejected the government’s contention that it’s remand plea should be heard before the bail plea by IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt. A hearing on the bail plea will now be … Continue reading

WASHINGTON:  India’s hopes for a role in Afghanistan has suffered a setback after the US said that it was not looking to give India a “mediatory role” in Afghanistan. The snub was crouched in familiarly feel good phrases, with the … Continue reading