India and France will start a ten-day joint Air exercise 'Garuda-5' from June 3rd. The exercise aims at training the pilots and crew of Indian and French fighters in air superiority operations. IAF sources said the exercise will be done in Rajasthan's Jodhpur airbase.
Global software major Microsoft is the 'most attractive employer' in India, while IT, telecom and ITes are the most preferred sectors by the workforce, a survey by HR services firm Randstad said.
India-born poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his witty and philosophical collection of poems while The Washington Post and Guardian were awarded for their reports on America's secret global surveillance programmes.
Admiral R K Dhowan today took over as Navy Chief. He has been serving as the acting Chief of Naval Staff since 26th February this year after the incumbent, D K Joshi resigned owning moral responsibility for naval accidents. Defence Minister A K Antony had recommended the name of Admiral Dhowan. He will have a tenure of 25 months, retiring in May 2016.
The Supreme Court today said that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), is empowered to audit private telecom companies.
The Interim President of BCCI-IPL Sunil Gavaskar today appointed Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) chairman Deepak Parekh as his special advisor for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League.
In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (2) of article 124 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha, Judge of the Supreme Court, to be the Chief Justice of India with effect from 27th April, 2014.
The Australian state of Queensland is bracing for the arrival of Cyclone Ita, a category five storm set to hit its far north coast.
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who quit international cricket last year after an illustrious 24-year long career, adorns the cover of the 151st edition of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
The World Bank President Jim Young Kim said today in Washington that the private sector strongly feels that India is a difficult place to do business due to many regulations.
More than three billion cups of tea are served every day around the world and a large share comes from the developing world and the emerging economies.
The World Bank on Wednesday projected an economic growth rate of 5.7 per cent in fiscal year 2015 for India on the back of a more competitive exchange rate and many large investments going forward.
A body belt that protects people from the worst effects of gamma radiation has been developed by an Israeli company.
A Swiss pilot unveiled on Wednesday, what could be a history-making aircraft. It is designed to fly around the globe powered only by the sun.
The Nobel Foundation unveiled on Wednesday, the winning design for a building that will give the world's most prestigious prize a home for the first time in its 100-plus-year history.
Shompen tribesmen cast vote for first time; Andaman & Nicobar records 30% turnout.
Australia has retained the ICC Women's World Twenty-20 for the third time in a row. In the finals at Dhaka today, Australia defeated England by 6 wickets. AIR correspondent reports, completing a hat-trick of World Cups, Australia has once again proved its supremacy in women's cricket.
American novelist Peter Matthiessen, whose notable works include At Play in the Fields of the Lord, has died at the age of 86 following leukaemia.
In Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right wing Fidesz party are seeking another term in office in today elections.
The United States plans to send two more missile defence warships to Japan to counter the threat posed by North Korea's provocative actions, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel said today.
Dr Poonawalla, Irrfan Khan, V Ramakrishnan receive UK’s 2014 Asian award for outstanding achievement
Dr Cyrus Poonawalla, Chairman of Poonawalla Group won the United Kingdom’s 2014 Asian award - Asian Business Leader of the Year for his outstanding contribution to the field of medicine.
Asia's largest Tulip garden in Srinagar has been thrown open for public. The garden in the foothills of Zabarwan Range was opened for visitors today despite inclement weather have delayed blooming of most of the bulbs.