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Trump has not decided on Paris Climate Agreement: Official

Washington, May 25  Senate Democrats have urged US President Donald Trump to remain a part of the Paris Climate Agreement. The White House has said that the President is yet to make up his mind. During a press conference on Wednesday, the White House...

PRESIDENT OF INDIA’S MESSAGE ON THE EVE OF NATIONAL DAY OF ARGENTINA

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Argentine Republic on the eve of their National Day (May 25, 2017). In a message to His Excellency Ing. Mauricio Macri, the...
MoS for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines (IC), Piyush Goyal at the ‘Strengthening International Solar Alliance & Africa-India Renewable Energy Partnerships

MoS for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines (IC), Piyush Goyal at the ‘Strengthening International Solar Alliance & Africa-India Renewable Energy Partnerships

The Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines (Independent Charge), Piyush Goyal at the ‘Strengthening International Solar Alliance & Africa-India Renewable Energy Partnerships’, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on May 24, 2017.

Cabinet approves new AIIMS in Assam

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Kamrup district of Assam at a cost of Rs 1,123 crore. The announcement was made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley after...

India-Africa partnership in International Solar Alliance

The Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines (Independent Charge), Shri Piyush Goyal at the ‘Strengthening International Solar Alliance & Africa-India Renewable Energy Partnerships’, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on May 24,...

Cabinet approves Noida-Greater Noida metro corridor

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the 29.77 km Noida-Greater Noida metro rail corridor which is nearing completion. “The cabinet granted approval to the Noida-Greater Noida metro rail corridor…. It had been pending...

Cabinet nod to raising bonds of Rs 2,360 cr for green energy

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Union cabinet on Wednesday accorded its approval to raising bonds worth Rs 2,360 crore for development of renewable energy, an official said here. The bonds will be raised during the current financial year by the Ministry...

12% GST will boost real estate sector: NAREDCO

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The GST regime will be a game changer for real estate sector and the 12 per cent GST on construction projects meant for sale to buyers will boost the sector, National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) said on Wednesday. “The...

Jet Airways introduces third Mumbai-London non-stop flight

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Private airline major Jet Airways on Wednesday announced introduction of its third non-stop daily service between Mumbai and London Heathrow, effective from October 29. The airline will deploy Boeing 777-300ER — the biggest...

Cabinet approves abolition of Foreign Investment Promotion Board

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) In a major decision aimed at further easing doing business in India, the Union cabinet on Wednesday abolished the 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), obviating the need for prior clearance for foreign direct...

Modi announces ex gratia Rs 2 lakh for Uttarakhand victims

New Delhi, May 24  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced ex gratia of Rs two lakh for the next of kin of each of those killed in a bus accident in Uttarakhand. “My prayers and solidarity with those who lost their loved ones in the...
Finance Secretary meets US investors to woo BFSI investments

Finance Secretary meets US investors to woo BFSI investments

New Delhi, May 24 Indian Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa met major US-based funds and global institutional investors at a conference held in New York to woo investments into the country’s Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector,...
India urges speedier RCEP negotiations

India urges speedier RCEP negotiations

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India is of the view that negotiations on services for the free trade agreement by the 16-member Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) are not picking pace and has proposed an RCEP business visa card to ensure smooth...
PM Modi says Africa a top priority, pitches for Asia-Africa growth corridor

PM Modi says Africa a top priority, pitches for Asia-Africa growth corridor

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the foreign delegates at the 52nd African Development Bank Annual meetings, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on May 23, 2017. Gandhinagar, May 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Africa was a top priority...
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the foreign delegates at the 52nd African Development Bank Annual meetings,

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the foreign delegates at the 52nd African Development Bank Annual meetings,

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the foreign delegates at the 52nd African Development Bank Annual meetings, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on May 23, 2017.

PRESIDENT OF INDIA’S MESSAGE ON THE EVE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY OF ERITREA

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of Eritrea on the eve of their Independence Day (May 24, 2017). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Isaias Afwerki, the President of...

BHEL commissions 1,980 MW Supercritical Thermal Power Plant in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi, May 23: With the commissioning of the third unit of the 3×660 MW Prayagraj Super Thermal Power Project (PSTPP), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully executed the 1,980 MW coal-based supercritical thermal power project...

Modi condemns Manchester attack

New Delhi, May 23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday strongly condemned the terror attack in Manchester, England, during a pop concert by US singer, in which 19 people were killed and over 50 injured. “Pained by the attack in Manchester. We...

Modi’s Report Card: HEALTHY ECONOMY, JOB CRUNCH …

Modi’s Report Card HEALTHY ECONOMY, JOB CRUNCH By Dhurjati Mukherjee As the Modi government enters the fourth year of its term, its economic report card looks relatively good. When the Government assumed office in 2013, the economy was in a rather...
19 dead, 50 injured in Britain concert blasts

19 dead, 50 injured in Britain concert blasts

London, May 23  At least 19 persons have been killed and 50 injured in a suspected terror attack in a stadium in Manchester, following a concert by singer Ariana Grande, media reports said. Police were called to reports of an explosion at the Manchester...
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