US President Obama extends warmest wishes for Diwali

US President Barack Obama greeted Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists across the world on the occasion of Diwali, saying it was a chance to remember that even in the midst of darkness, light will ultimately prevail. Today, President Obama wished a Happy Diwali to all those who celebrate the festival of lights. In 2009, President … Read more

Better norms for primary issuance of debt securities by SEBI

Market regulator SEBI relaxed the norms for primary issuance of debt securities by companies, in a bid to develop the country’s corporate bond market. As per the new measures implemented by Sebi, cash flows emanating from the debt securities would have to be disclosed in the prospectus or the disclosure document by way of an … Read more

US Google stock tops $1000 on strong earnings

Google stock topped $1,000 a share in early trading Friday on a strong earnings report. The shares hit their all-time high after the search-engine giant  expanded its mobile and overseas businesses while keeping ad-rate declines in check. At midday, shares were at $1,008, up 13.5 percent. At least 16 brokerages raised their price targets on … Read more

US embassies reopen after security alert closure

A number of US diplomatic missions closed on August 4 over an al-Qaeda security alert reopened on Sunday, while others stayed shut for the Muslim holidays following the Ramadan holy month. The embassy in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, and the US consulate in Dubai reopened, as the holiday marking the end of the fasting … Read more

Winter Holidays in Srinagar

By December the winter season starts to fall and covers the kashmir valley to hibernate. But at the same time skiing at Gulmarg and the Himalayan chakore & Wild duck shooting season starts which tourists have been enjoying since the British Raj in India. If by any chance the Srinagar Dal-lake freezes then one can … Read more

Health :: India needs 203 bn dollar by 2012 for healthcare

India needs to spend a whopping 203 billion dollars (Rs 912,375 crore) on health services, with a significant private partnership, if the mission of achieving ‘Health for all’ is to be attained by 2012, industry body FICCI has said.

Skin Care :: Protect your skin from the sun

Red is a color you will see a lot this Fourth of July, but it is not a color you want to see on your skin. So when spending your holiday weekend outdoors, you should think about protecting yourself from the sun?s harmful rays.

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