IOC hikes diesel price by 50 paisa / litre

IOC hikes diesel price by 50 paisa / litre

🕔21:25, 31.May 2014

New Delhi, May 31 Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. has decided to increase the retail selling price of Diesel (Retail) by Rs.0.50/litre (excluding state levies) w.e.f midnight of 31st May/1st Jun’14. The above increase is pursuant to GOI order dated 17th

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Modi axes all GOMs, EGOMs for fast decisions, accountability

Modi axes all GOMs, EGOMs for fast decisions, accountability

🕔20:33, 31.May 2014

New Delhi, May 31 Doing away with one of the relics of coalition politics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday abolished all 30 ministerial groups to ensure that his colleagues heading various portfolios take faster decisions with more accountability. There were

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Singapore Airlines’ A380 to start operations in India

Singapore Airlines’ A380 to start operations in India

🕔11:45, 31.May 2014

New Delhi, May 31  Singapore Airlines’ first commercial flight on its Airbus A380 aircraft in India will begin late Friday evening with operations starting to Mumbai and New Delhi. The airline will become the first to operate the world’s largest

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World’s highest cable-car system opens in Bolivia

World’s highest cable-car system opens in Bolivia

🕔11:43, 31.May 2014

La Paz, May 31  Bolivian President Evo Morales has inaugurated the world’s highest cable-car system, which began carrying passengers between this capital and the adjacent city of El Alto at an elevation of some 4,000 metres above sea level. The

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UN concerned about international monitors’s safety in Ukraine

UN concerned about international monitors’s safety in Ukraine

🕔11:40, 31.May 2014

United Nations, May 31  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was “deeply concerned” about the safety of international monitors in Ukraine, some of whom were abducted earlier this week in the country. “The UN is monitoring the situation very closely and the

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Indian firms eyeing Africa’s power, mining sectors

Indian firms eyeing Africa’s power, mining sectors

🕔11:39, 31.May 2014

Accra, May 31 In a bid to tap into Africa’s growing power and mining sectors, some 30 Indian companies in these sectors are attending the 11th West African Mining and Power Exhibition (WAMPEX) here. The participation of the companies in

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Turkey discusses safety of n-power plants

Turkey discusses safety of n-power plants

🕔11:37, 31.May 2014

Istanbul, May 31  Turkey will apply optimum safety measures in its two biggest nuclear power plant projects, the authorities guaranteed at an international summit here Friday. As the Soma coal mine accident, which killed 301 miners over two weeks ago,

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US official headed for Delhi to build bridges with Modi

US official headed for Delhi to build bridges with Modi

🕔11:37, 31.May 2014

Washington, May 31  The US is despatching Nisha Desai Biswal, its pointperson for South Asia, to build bridges with the new Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whom it had shunned for over a decade, Biswal, the first

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US Telugu body creating funds for Andhra, Telengana

US Telugu body creating funds for Andhra, Telengana

🕔11:36, 31.May 2014

Washington, May 31 The Telugu Association of North America (TANA) is creating two special earmarked funds for the development of the new capital of Andhra Pradesh and for development of Telangana after the bifurcation of Andhra. The decision to set

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US, India trade bodies highlight growth opportunities

US, India trade bodies highlight growth opportunities

🕔11:35, 31.May 2014

Washington, May 31  With a new Indian government in place, key areas of growth and business opportunities in the US-India commercial and business partnership have been highlighted by trade bodies of the two countries. ‘Growing Opportunities for US-India Trade and

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Javadekar asks ministries to use I&B’s social media platform

Javadekar asks ministries to use I&B’s social media platform

🕔11:32, 31.May 2014

New Delhi, May 31  New Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar wrote to ministries to disseminate their policy initiatives through the social media platform of his ministry. Javadekar has requested all central ministries to disseminate their policy initiatives through the

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Modi victory: Congress ‘communalism’ derailed UPA

Modi victory: Congress ‘communalism’ derailed UPA

🕔11:29, 31.May 2014

“What appears is not and what does not, is.” This ancient saying aptly describes the Indian political scenario. The Congress-led UPA claims to be secular; peel a few layers and you will find it is steeped in communalism. The BJP-led

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NDA government to build 100 smart cities

NDA government to build 100 smart cities

🕔11:28, 31.May 2014

By Prakash Bhargava Bangalore, May 31  The NDA government would kick-start building 100 smart cities, as envisaged in the BJP’s poll manifesto, union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said. “Our mission is to build 100 smart cities across the

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Indian economy grew at 4.7 percent in 2013-14

Indian economy grew at 4.7 percent in 2013-14

🕔11:27, 31.May 2014

New Delhi, May 31  India’s economy expanded at 4.7 percent in the entire 2013-14 financial year, marking a second straight year of below 5 percent growth, official data released Friday showed. The expansion was slower than an official estimate of

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India releases 37 Pakistani prisoners

India releases 37 Pakistani prisoners

🕔11:26, 31.May 2014

New Delhi/Islamabad, May 30  India Friday released 37 Pakistani prisoners lodged in Indian jails, reciprocating the gesture made by the Pakistani government earlier. The Pakistani prisoners, including 32 fishermen, have reached home. An Indian official confirmed in New Delhi that

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POWERGRID FY 14 profit rises 6 % at Rs. 4,497 crore

POWERGRID FY 14 profit rises 6 % at Rs. 4,497 crore

🕔11:00, 31.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30 : Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), a ‘Navratna’ Company and the ‘Central Transmission Utility (CTU)’ of the country, has posted a net profit of Rs. 1,176 crore for the fourth quarter of FY 2013-14

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Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Shri Piyush Goyal calling on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Shri Piyush Goyal calling on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi

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Jayalalithaa to meet Modi Tuesday, submit list of issues

Jayalalithaa to meet Modi Tuesday, submit list of issues

🕔19:46, 30.May 2014

Chennai, May 30 Chief Minister J.  Jayalalithaa will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday and submit a list of issues concerning Tamil Nadu, it was announced Friday. The memorandum will include long-pending issues crucial to Tamil Nadu and on which

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Ajit Doval appointed National Security Advisor

Ajit Doval appointed National Security Advisor

🕔19:43, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30 Former Intelligence Bureau chief Ajit Doval was Friday appointed National Security Advisor, an official statement said, formalising a key appointment of the Narendra Modi government that was expected for some time. Doval’s appointment comes after his

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New government not challenge to operations: AirAsia

New government not challenge to operations: AirAsia

🕔15:45, 30.May 2014

Chennai, May 30  Private airline AirAsia (India) Friday said there was no challenge in launching its domestic operation next month under the new central government despite BJP leader Subramanian Swamy opposing the licence granted to it. “It (new central government)

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