U.N.: Rape widespread in Darfur conflict
Women in Darfur continue to be subjected to rape by all sides in the brutal conflict in western Sudanese region, the U.N. human rights chief said Thursday ó International Women's Day.
Khaleda's son held, Hasina home searched
In a series of major developments in Bangladesh, the Army-led forces detained the eldest son of the former Prime Minister, Khaleda Zia, raided the residence of Awami League president Sheikh Hasina and arrested scores of senior politicians.
LTTE, allies to blame: Colombo
Colombo accused the LTTE and its allies of involvement in abductions and killings across the island to defame the Government.
Olmert and Abbas to meet Sunday
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet on Sunday for their second summit in a month.
Musharraf Fires Chief Justice
Pakistan's President Gen. Pervez Musharraf replaced the Islamic nation's chief justice for "misuse of authority."
China to invest $1T in foreign reserves
China is creating an investment company to make more profitable use of its $1 trillion in foreign currency reserves, the finance minister said Friday, in a move that could change the flow of billions of dollars in global markets.
Sustainability Report: ITC among first 10 in the world
ITC Ltd has emerged as the first corporate from India to find a place among the first 10 companies in the world to publish its Sustainability Report in compliance with the latest G3 Guidelines of the Netherlands-based Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
Fiat to sell its cars only through Tata-Fiat dealership chain
Fiat India has decided to sell its range of cars exclusively through the Tata-Fiat chain of dealerships.
Tata Steel arm buys plants in Vietnam
As part of its focus on regional consolidation, Tata Steel, through its wholly owned Singapore subsidiary, NatSteel Asia Pte Ltd, has entered into separate agreements to acquire controlling stake in two rolling mills located in Haiphong, Vietnam.
VW to assemble engines at Pune plant
Volkswagen AG plans to assemble engines at its proposed car manufacturing facility at Chakan in Pune. It will look at their production once the volumes roll in.
Symega Savoury to be inaugurated today
The Austrian Ambassador to India, Dr Jutta Stefan Bastl, will inaugurate the new factory of Symega Savoury Technology Pvt Ltd, a joint initiative of Synthite Industrial Chemicals Ltd and Omega Flavours Technology Pvt Ltd, at Kolenchery near Kochi .
Caparo group to set up Rs 300-cr plant near Chennai
The Caparo group of UK today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Tamil Nadu to set up a Rs 300-crore plant at Oragadam, near Chennai.
Skoda plans small car for emerging markets
Skoda which was planning a small car for the Asian market some years ago, is now learnt to be considering launching a small car for the emerging markets like India and Brazil.
Italy's Lavazza to buy Barista
Italian coffee chain Lavazza is close to acquiring Barista. An announcement to this effect is expected shortly.