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Thousands of people joined the funeral procession of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Prime Minister Narendra Modi walking behind the gun carriage carrying the mortal remains.

Peace initiatives, nuclear tests: Foreign media remembers Vajpayee Aug 17 2018 | 1 hrs ago

Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be remembered for his bold peace initiatives and also for the nuclear tests in 1998 -- many foreign newspapers on Friday wrote about the late former Indian Prime Minister who passed away on Thursday.

Global cues lift equity indices; ITC hits 52-week high Aug 17 2018 | 1 hrs ago

Firm global cues lifted the key Indian equity indices on Friday with the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex rising around 300 points.

Soon, WhatsApp backups won't eat into your Google Drive space Aug 17 2018 | 2 hrs ago

Google is making life easy for WhatsApp users as starting this November, 1.5 billion users of this popular instant messaging platform will be able to back up their data on Google Drive without worrying about storage space.

Google search engine in China at exploratory stage: Sundar Pichai Aug 17 2018 | 2 hrs ago

Facing backlash from employees for its reported plan to enter China with a censored version of its search engine, Google CEO Sundar Pichai addressed them in an internal meeting and informed that the project, called Dragonfly, was at an exploratory stage, the media reported.

FTSE rises as miners, oil stocks rebound Aug 17 2018 | 2 hrs ago

The blue chip FTSE 100 .FTSE index was up 0.1 percent at 7,566.01 points by 0850 GMT, in line with a modest bounce across European indexes, while mid caps .FTMC were flat in percentage terms.

European shares flat as uncertainties on trade war, Turkey remain Aug 17 2018 | 2 hrs ago

At 0822 GMT, the pan-European STOXX 600 was up 0.07 percent at 381.68 points with no clear set trend across the major trading centers.

Modi, Shah receive Vajpayee's body at BJP HQ, leaders pay tributes Aug 17 2018 | 3 hrs ago

Modi, Shah and other senior leaders including Advani and Sitaram Yechury, and thousands of people paid their tributes as the mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee reached the party's central office here.

Modi discusses flood situation with Kerala CM Aug 17 2018 | 3 hrs ago

"Had a telephone conversation with Kerala Chief Minister just now. We discussed the flood situation across the state and reviewed rescue operations."