SC agrees to hear challenge to Nageswara Rao's appointment as interim CBI director

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a challenge to the appointment of M. Nageswara Rao as interim director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). A bench headed... Read More

Sensex edges higher; RIL, ICICI Bank lead gains

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Extending gains for the second session, the BSE benchmark Sensex today rose over 100 points after the government said that the country's trade deficit had narrowed to a 10-month ... Read More

India targets Pakistan over civilian death in J&K

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- India on Wednesday summoned a Pakistan High Commission official to lodge a protest over the death of an Indian civilian in "unprovoked" firing by the Pakistani aide in violation ... Read More

Opinion | Do heuristics help us make good decisions in uncertain times?

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Do heuristics, the shortcuts that the brain takes, support efficient decision making or does it impede efficient decision making? The Nobel prize in 2002 for Daniel Kahneman not... Read More

Taking drastic steps to put money life in order

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Naveen Garg, 43, who is an architect, loves to conduct small robotics experiments with his 15-year-old daughter Anika, and calls himself a gadget geek. Not surprisingly, spending... Read More

Rupee trades marginally higher against US dollar as trade deficit narrows

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Indian rupee today traded marginally higher against US dollar after the country's trade deficit narrowed to a 10-month low in December. At 9.15am, the currency was trading at 70.... Read More

Top health insurance plans

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- How do you buy a health insurance plan? If you settle with the plan your agent sells or are happy knowing you have bought the cheapest plan, there is a bit of unlearning and a lo... Read More

Prepare a Will to meet specific conditions of each investment

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- I am 32 years old and I want to allocate my pension fund, insurance and savings account fund (for which nomination is there already) to be given to my 2 daughters in equal propor... Read More

Byju's acquires US-based Osmo for $120 million

Bengaluru, Jan. 16 -- Online tutoring start-up Byju's (Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd) said it has acquired US-based playful learning system Osmo for $120 million. The acquisition, Byju's first ever of a US... Read More

Supreme Court gets two new judges in Sanjiv Khanna, Dinesh Maheshwari

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Amidst appointments that created controversy, the names of Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna were cleared by the Centre for elevation to the Supreme Court on Wednesday... Read More