Sunil Paliwal to helm Kamarajar Port Ltd

Sunil is a 1993 batch Tamilnadu cadre IAS Officer. He has done his B.Tech in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur, MS in Computer Science from University of Maryland, USA and MBA from University of Birmingham, UK. Continue Reading

Oil price surge: Air India’s monthly bill to spike by Rs 50

According to the official, the bill could go up by at least Rs 50 crore if the oil prices jump 10 per cent from $60 per barrel level on a sustained basis. An increase in oil prices could also result in fares going up as costs would have to be passed on, he added. Continue Reading

How long should a phone ring?: TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (Trai) latest discussion paper on “Duration of alert for the called party” will also explore the ‘possibility of customisation of ringing duration’ by the phone users, according to a statement. Continue Reading

Ramkumar Ramamoorthy is Cognizant’s new chairman

Before joining Cognizant, he has worked with Tata Consultancy Services. Prior to that, he was a lecturer at two premier colleges in India and went on to officiate as the Principal at one of them. Continue Reading

AP boat tragedy: Search operations hampered by rain

Search operations for 24 missing people in the boat tragedy in Andhra Pradesh proved to be a daunting task following heavy rain and surging flood in River Godavari as the toll rose to 12 on Monday while the vessel was located at a depth of 300 feet. Continue Reading

Will never compromise importance of Kannada: Yediyurappa

Amid a raging debate over Hindi as a common language for the country, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday asserted that Kannada is the principal language in the State and its importance would never be compromised. Continue Reading

Row erupts between TDP & YSRC over former Speaker’s death

The death of former Andhra Pradesh Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao triggered a political slugfest in the state with the Telugu Desam Party holding the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government responsible for the veteran leaders suspected suicide. Continue Reading

Kashmir has been made a prison, will visit Abdullah: Vaiko

Kashmir has been made a prison, MDMK chief Vaiko alleged on Monday and said he would visit National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, now under detention, in Srinagar at an appropriate time. Continue Reading

TDP leader & former AP Speaker Siva Prasada Rao dead

Senior TDP leader and former Speaker of Andhra Pradesh Assembly Kodela Siva Prasada Rao was declared dead at a hospital here on Monday amid speculation that he committed suicide. He was 72. Continue Reading