Forex kitty at record high of USD 381.955 billion

Mumbai, Jun 23 The country's forex reserves increased by USD 799 million, mainly on account of rise in foreign currency assets (FCAs), to touch a record high of USD 381.955 billion in the week to...

Jun 23, 2017 6:13 PM | Newsscroll

Egypt census workers detect another baby boom

Cairo, Jun 22 Census workers going door to door in Egypt's teeming neighborhoods and crowded towns are discovering a new country of more than 20 million people born in the last decade alone.Family...

Jun 22, 2017 1:34 PM | Newsscroll

Rajiv Gauba to be new Home Secretary

New Delhi [India], June 21 : The Centre on Wednesday named Rajiv Gauba as the next Home Secretary and Subash C Garg as the next Secretary for Department of Economic Affairs. Gauba, the...

Jun 20, 2017 11:54 PM | Newsscroll

Romania ruling left sinks own govt after power row

Bucharest, Jun 21 Romania's government fell today after the ruling party took the unusual step of passing a no- confidence vote in its own prime minister following internal power struggles.The...

Jun 21, 2017 6:51 PM | Newsscroll

BRICS not faded, poised for new golden decade: Xi

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 19 Putting up a strong defence of BRICS, Chinese President Xi Jinping said today that the five- member bloc of emerging economies has not "faded its colour" in the first...

Jun 19, 2017 7:02 PM | Newsscroll

Trump condoles 'US friend' Helmut Kohl's death

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 17 US President Donald Trump has condoled the death of former German chancellor Helmut Kohl, the father of German reunification, and hailed him as a "friend and ally"...

Jun 17, 2017 10:06 AM | Newsscroll

Forex reserves dip by USD 11.5 mn to USD 381.15 bn

Mumbai, Jun 16 The country's forex reserves slipped from record high level to USD 381.156 billion in the week to June 9 due to fall in foreign currency assets.In the previous week, the reserves had...

Jun 16, 2017 5:40 PM | Newsscroll

Eurozone agrees Greek bailout payment, IMF comes on board

Luxembourg, Jun 15 Eurozone ministers struck a long-delayed bailout deal with Greece today to unlock badly needed rescue cash, but warned Athens would have to wait for debt relief.After hours of...

Jun 16, 2017 1:41 AM | Newsscroll

Greece seeks bailout, debt breakthroughs

Luxembourg, Jun 15 Eurozone finance ministers will try to overcome months of differences with the IMF today and unlock sorely needed bailout cash for Greece to avert a fresh crisis.IMF chief...

Jun 15, 2017 9:56 AM | Newsscroll

China-backed bank boasts rising lending power

Beijing, Jun 14 The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank expects to more than double its lending power for regional projects over the next five years, a top executive said, denying it...

Jun 14, 2017 9:31 PM | Newsscroll