Families of passengers aboard missing ill-fated Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 have been barraging telecom service providers to look into the mobile accounts of their loved ones. They claim to have been calling their phones and that these were ringing.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper left on Sunday for South Korea, with the hopes of finally forging a free trade deal with the latter during his visit.
The Sensex and the Nifty briefly hit record highs on Monday on the back of continued strong foreign buying in blue chips such as HDFC Bank.HDBK.NS, but were flat in trade soon afterwards on profit-taking and because of falls in regional shares.
A new study published in the Science journal has advised governments and health authorities as well as travelers wishing to visit Africa, Asia, Central and Southern America to up their proactive measures against the malaria-carrying mosquitoes as cases of the disease will multiply each year due to global warming.
Shares in Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd fell as much as 3.8 percent on Monday after the drug maker recalled more than 64,000 bottles of the generic version of a cholesterol-lowering drug in the United States after dosage mix-up was detected.
Cases of thyroid cancer among children residing in Fukushima have grown steadily since the disastrous March 2011 incident. Citizens have all but lost hope and confidence in their government. And three years after, no one has been made accountable for the supposed worst nuclear disaster since the 1986 Chernobyl.
Paul Weeks was headed to Mongolia to pursue his "dream job" in what he believed will help him provide comfortably for his family. His wife Danica is praying for a miracle that could still come true. Mr Weeks is one of the 239 passengers now part of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that went out of the radar over the weekend and disappeared over the South China Sea.
Indian politicians are expected to spend around $5 billion on campaigning for elections next month in a splurge that could give India's floundering economy a temporary boost.
The Nifty rose as much as 2.1 percent to a record high, and the Sensex hit its record for a second consecutive session, as foreign investors bet big in a country that just months ago was gripped by market turmoil.
The government has the right to set the country's inflation target, while the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) role is to implement the decision, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said in a joint news conference with the RBI governor.