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M. Venkaiah Naidu to be NDA’s Vice Presidential candidate: Amit Shah

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister and senior BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu was on Monday chosen as the ruling NDA’s candidate for the August 5 Vice Presidential election, bringing to an end the suspense over the ruling...
MRPL organises GST outreach program

MRPL organises GST outreach program

Mangaluru. July 17, 2017 :   A GST Outreach Programme was held in MRPL on 17-07-2017 to sensitize the stake holders about the landmark tax reform introduced by the Government of India.  Dr M Subramanyam, IRS, Commissioner of Central Excise & Central...

SpiceJet to launch third flight under Udan scheme

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Monday said that it will launch its third flight under the air regional connectivity scheme — Udan — on the Hyderabad-Pondicherry-Hyderabad route from August 16, 2017. The airline...

RIL crosses Rs 5 lakh crore m-cap mark for first time

Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) The market capitalisation (m-cap) of industrialist Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) crossed the Rs 500,000 crore-mark for the first time on Monday. According to market observers, RIL became only the second company after...
Gujarat HC dismisses Essar plea challenging insolvency proceedings

Gujarat HC dismisses Essar plea challenging insolvency proceedings

Ahmedabad, July 17 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court on Monday dismissed Essar Steel’s writ petition challenging the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) directive to a consortium of banks to initiate insolvency proceedings against the company for its high...

GST Council may go for more rate revisions

New Delhi, July 17  The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Monday evening will hold a meeting through video-conferencing to discuss some rate revisions “which need urgent attention”. The meeting, called at a short notice, would be chaired...
Lok Sabha Speaker, Sumitra Mahajan casting her vote for the Presidential Election – 2017 in Parliament House

Lok Sabha Speaker, Sumitra Mahajan casting her vote for the Presidential Election – 2017 in Parliament House

Lok Sabha Speaker, Sumitra Mahajan casting her vote for the Presidential Election – 2017 in Parliament House, New Delhi on 17 July 2017.
Intex launches ‘Aqua Selfie’ at Rs 6,649

Intex launches ‘Aqua Selfie’ at Rs 6,649

New Delhi, July 17  Domestic smartphone maker Intex Technologies on Monday unveiled its camera smartphone ‘Aqua Selfie’ for selfie lovers at Rs 6,649. The 4G/VoLTE smartphone, available on offline channels from July 17, comes with a front...
IndianOil’s INDMAX technology bags Excellence Award at World Petroleum Congress

IndianOil’s INDMAX technology bags Excellence Award at World Petroleum Congress

New Delhi, July 17, 2017: At the recently concluded 22nd edition of the World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul, Turkey, IndianOil bagged the WPC Excellence Award for its innovative and ground-breaking INDMAX technology. The award was presented to Mr. Sanjiv...
Meira vs Kovind: Lawmakers vote to elect India’s 14th President

Meira vs Kovind: Lawmakers vote to elect India’s 14th President

New Delhi, July 17  Lawmakers across India voted on Monday to elect the country’s 14th President with Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu declaring that ruling NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind would win with a “comfortable and respectable margin”...
India will become self-sufficient in oilseeds and pulses soon: Minister

India will become self-sufficient in oilseeds and pulses soon: Minister

New Delhi, July 17 Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday said India will be in position to become self-sufficient in pulses and oilseeds in next few years thanks to introduction of seeds of better quality and various steps of the Narendra...

Indian, Pakistani army trade heavy fire on LoC

Jammu, July 17  Heavy shelling and firing exchanges are on between Indian and Pakistani Army on Monday on the Line of Control (LoC), a defence official said. Pakistan, initiating the attack, resorted to unprovoked targeting of the Indian positions on...
Gopalkrishna Gandhi to file nomination on Tuesday

Gopalkrishna Gandhi to file nomination on Tuesday

New Delhi, July 17  Opposition parties’ vice presidential candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi on Sunday said he will file his nomination on July 18. “I will file my nomination day after tomorrow,” the former West Bengal Governor told media...
RBI might take up NPAs worth Rs 8 lakh crore for resolution by 2019: Assocham

RBI might take up NPAs worth Rs 8 lakh crore for resolution by 2019: Assocham

New Delhi, July 17  Industry body Assocham on Sunday said the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance has empowered the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to take up “bad loans worth about Rs 8 lakh crore” for resolution by March 2019. According...
NDMC asked to complete smart city project before time

NDMC asked to complete smart city project before time

New Delhi, July 17 The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has been asked to begin the smart city projects by October and set an example by ensuring their completionahead of time, an official statement said on Sunday. “Timelines for the same have...
President of India presents the 2.5 Crore PMUY connection

President of India presents the 2.5 Crore PMUY connection

The 2.5 Croreth LPG Connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) was given out to Smt. Gouri Sarkar of Raghunathgunj by President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee in the presence of Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri...