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Apps related to Ministry of Power, Coal, Mines and MNRE

Apps related to Ministry of Power, Coal, Mines and MNRE

GARV (Rural Electrification) App  Updates related to the electrification of villages and households on GARV app. Android : http://bit.ly/1Mr0HtW Apple : http://apple.co/1XSebUB Windows : http://bit.ly/1Jow76d Web : http://garv.gov.in/ Ujala (LED...
Saudi oil company to invest $7 bn in Malaysia

Saudi oil company to invest $7 bn in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 28 The oil company Saudi Aramco will invest seven billion dollars in a refinery and petrochemical development project in Malaysia following a deal with Malaysia’s Petronas, media reports said on Tuesday.The agreement reached...
US Senate confirms commerce secretary

US Senate confirms commerce secretary

Washington, Feb 28  The US Senate has confirmed billionaire banker and investor Wilbur Ross as President Donald Trump’s commerce secretary, media report said.In a 72-27 vote, Ross had a much easier time obtaining confirmation than many of his Cabinet...
Odisha government presents Rs 1.06 lakh crore budget

Odisha government presents Rs 1.06 lakh crore budget

Bhubaneswar, Feb 28  Odisha Finance Minister Pradeep Kumar Amat on Monday presented an annual budget of Rs 1,06,911 crore for 2017-18 with focus on social sectors and developing infrastructure in the state.There has been an increase of about 13.7 per...
Coal India’s subsidiary SECL to buy-back shares

Coal India’s subsidiary SECL to buy-back shares

Kolkata, Feb 28  Coal India on Monday said its wholly-owned subsidiary South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) has approved buy-back of 1,50,443 fully paid equity shares for an aggregate amount not exceeding Rs 1,200 crore.“The Board of Directors...
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flags off first Antyodaya Express between Ernakulam, Howrah

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flags off first Antyodaya Express between Ernakulam, Howrah

Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagging off the Humsafar Express (Train No. 14715/14716) Sriganganagar – Tiruchirappalli, at a function, through Video Conferencing from Rail Bhavan New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Railway Minister...
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Karnataka can attract 15 cr domestic tourists by 2019: Assocham

Bengaluru, Feb 27  Industry body Assocham on Monday said Karnataka must promote more inclusive tourism policies to attract over 15 crore domestic tourists and about 10 lakh foreign travellers by 2019. “Domestic tourist visits in Karnataka can grow...
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Rapid polling in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Feb 27  Hundreds of thousands voted on Monday in 51 assembly constituencies in the fifth phase of staggered elections in Uttar Pradesh, officials said. In the first four hours of polling, an estimated 27 per cent of the 1.8 crore electorate...
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Global Cyber System: UNSAFE, BILLIONS LOOTED…

Global Cyber System UNSAFE, BILLIONS LOOTED By Shivaji Sarkar The world cyber system is unsafe and people need to be doubly cautious. It is not just in India, where 3.2 million (3.02 crore) debit cards were compromised in 2016, but the US Federal Reserve...
Bangladesh eyes record $51 bn budget for 2017-18

Bangladesh eyes record $51 bn budget for 2017-18

Dhaka, Feb 27  Bangladeshi Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith has said the government will request a record $51 billion national budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year beginning in July, a media report said on Monday.Muhith told journalists on Sunday shortly...
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Samsung launches two new tablets at MWC 2017

Barcelona, Feb 27 (IANS) Extending its tablet portfolio, South Korean tech giant Samsung unveiled two new tablets — Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book — at Mobile World Congress (MWC) here featuring HDR, S Pen and Samsung Flow.On March 29, Samsung...
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9 bank unions call for strike on Tuesday

Chennai, Feb 27  The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine unions in the sector, has called a one-day strike on February 28 to protest the government’s “anti-people banking reforms” as well as to demand compensation...
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Odisha withdrew tax sops to refinery due to BJP win: Minister

Bhubaneswar, Feb 27  The politics over withdrawal of tax sops to IOCL’s Paradip refinery got shriller as Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said BJP’s surge in panchayat elections in Odisha was the reason behind the move.“I...
Yoga sharpest weapon to bring peace: Modi

Yoga sharpest weapon to bring peace: Modi

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Feb 25  Describing yoga as the “sharpest weapon” in the world to fight stress and bring peace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said it is also the passport for health assurance.Unveiling the 112-foot-tall...
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60 killed in Syria explosion

Damascus, Feb 25  At least 60 people were killed in a car bombing in a Syrian village on Friday, a British war monitor said on Friday.The suicide bombing that rocked the town of Susian, in said to be targeting Turkey-backed rebels, Xinhua news agency...
Vivo launches Y55s camera-centric smartphone

Vivo launches Y55s camera-centric smartphone

New Delhi, Feb 25  Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Friday launched its second smartphone of the year Y55s with 13MP rear camera in India for Rs 12,490.The device, an upgraded version of Y55L (launched in October last year), will be available in crown...
WhatsApp now has 200 mn users in India

WhatsApp now has 200 mn users in India

New Delhi, Feb 25  Mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Friday announced that it has 200 million monthly active users in India.Brian Acton, the co-founder of WhatsApp, along with Neeraj Arora, Head of Business, WhatsApp, on Friday visited Indian Institute...
India, Germany ratify 2011 agreement on social security

India, Germany ratify 2011 agreement on social security

New Delhi, Feb 25  India and Germany on Friday ratified a comprehensive Social Security Agreement (SSA), to come into effect from May, to improve investment flows between the two countries, an official here said.The agreement, signed on October 12,...
India, Bangladesh ink MoU for development of Sylhet city

India, Bangladesh ink MoU for development of Sylhet city

Dhaka, Feb 25  India and Bangladesh on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the sustainable development of Sylhet city with financial aid from India. Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Additional Secretary of the Economic...
President of India Greets Kuwait on its National day

President of India Greets Kuwait on its National day

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Amir and people of the State of Kuwait on the eve of their National Day (February 25, 2017). In a message to His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber...
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