Myanmar appoints new information minister

Myanmar appoints new information minister

🕔16:31, 1.Aug 2014

Yangon, Aug 1  The Myanmar government Friday appointed presidential spokesman U Ye Htut as the new information minister. The appointment came days after former minister of information U Aung Kyi announced his resignation July 29, Xinhua reported. There are significant

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Kerala should tap solar power: former ISRO chairman

Kerala should tap solar power: former ISRO chairman

🕔16:29, 1.Aug 2014

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1  Kerala should follow the steps taken by Narendra Modi, when he was the chief minister of Gujarat, to tap the huge potential of solar energy, said former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair. “Under Modi government in Gujarat

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NHRC notice to Delhi government over medical negligence

NHRC notice to Delhi government over medical negligence

🕔16:27, 1.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 1  The National Human Rights Commission Friday issued notice to the Delhi government over reports of medical negligence leading to a child’s birth outside a government hospital here. The commission took suo motu cognizance of media reports

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US project to integrate clean energy into Gujarat transmission

US project to integrate clean energy into Gujarat transmission

🕔16:25, 1.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 1  The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Friday said it has signed an agreement with state-run Gujarat Energy Transmission Corp (GETCO) to support the integration of renewable energy like wind and solar power with its transmission

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Punjab National Bank ties up with RML-ISPL

Punjab National Bank ties up with RML-ISPL

🕔15:31, 1.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 01 : Punjab National Bank, one of the largest Nationalised Bank signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with RML-ISPL, for providing mobile based personalized agricultural information/ services on agricultural practices, local weather forecast, spot prices of chosen crop,

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Kerry meets Modi in prelude to Washington summit

Kerry meets Modi in prelude to Washington summit

🕔14:18, 1.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 1  Visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry Friday discussed bilateral issues with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a prelude to the summit meeting between US President Barack Obama and Modi in Washington in September. Kerry’s 40-minute

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D D Misra takes over as Director (HR) of ONGC

D D Misra takes over as Director (HR) of ONGC

🕔13:50, 1.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 01 : Desh Deepak Misra has taken over as the Director (Human Resource) of India’s most valuable public enterprise Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC). Mr. Misra, 56 years, took over the reins of 33,000 plus

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BHEL commissions fifth 68 MW Hydro Generating Unit

BHEL commissions fifth 68 MW Hydro Generating Unit

🕔13:45, 1.Aug 2014

New Delhi, August 1: In quick succession, another hydro generating unit of 68 MW at Rampur Hydro Electric Project (HEP) in Himachal Pradesh has been commissioned by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL). With this, BHEL has successfully commissioned five units

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The US Secretary of State, John Kerry and the US Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker calling on the PM, Narendra Modi

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry and the US Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker calling on the PM, Narendra Modi

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Samsung to launch two new smartphones

Samsung to launch two new smartphones

🕔12:43, 1.Aug 2014

Seoul, Aug 1  Samsung Electronics will launch two new high-end smartphones in next six months. Kim Hyun-joon, senior vice president at Samsung, told investors that one model will feature a large screen, while the other will be made using “new

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Lucknow-New Delhi double-decker train soon

Lucknow-New Delhi double-decker train soon

🕔12:38, 1.Aug 2014

Lucknow, Aug 1  A double-decker train will ply between the state capital and New Delhi from September this year after trial runs are held in August, an official said. The railways safety commissioner has given his green signal for the

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‘India will give befitting response to Pakistani aggression’

‘India will give befitting response to Pakistani aggression’

🕔12:36, 1.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 1  India’s response to any aggression from Pakistan will be “more than adequate”, newly appointed army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag said here Friday. “My focus will be my soldiers… to enhance the preparedness and the effectiveness

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Special Social Development Corridor can ensure inclusive growth

Special Social Development Corridor can ensure inclusive growth

🕔12:35, 1.Aug 2014

Can the new NDA government break the existing political vendetta in the administrative system and open space for all chief ministers, irrespective of their political affiliation, to collectively work and take ownership of the much-awaited nation building process and help

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Vishnu Agrawal to officiate as MD, MRPL

Vishnu Agrawal to officiate as MD, MRPL

🕔11:42, 1.Aug 2014

Mangalore, 1st August 2014. Shri Vishnu Agrawal, Director Finance, MRPL has been given  additional charge as Managing Director of Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL), a Mini-Ratna I and Schedule A subsidiary of ONGC, from today.  He took over from

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Poverty Estimation: SHIFT FOCUS TO RURAL INDIA…

Poverty Estimation: SHIFT FOCUS TO RURAL INDIA…

🕔11:00, 1.Aug 2014

Poverty Estimation SHIFT FOCUS TO RURAL INDIA By Dhurjati Mukherjee Successive governments have set up various committees for poverty estimation but precious little has been done to increase livelihood opportunities in rural areas, specially in the backward districts of the

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The MoS (IC) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal at a meeting with the US Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker

The MoS (IC) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal at a meeting with the US Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker

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15 killed, 233 injured in Taiwan gas leak explosions

15 killed, 233 injured in Taiwan gas leak explosions

🕔10:39, 1.Aug 2014

Taipei, Aug 1  At least 15 people, including fire fighters, were killed and 233 injured in gas leak explosions that hit Taiwan’s Kaohsiung city Thursday. Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu said that the incident was the worst of its kind in

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Now SEPA to facilitate euro payments

Now SEPA to facilitate euro payments

🕔10:38, 1.Aug 2014

Brussels, Aug 1  The European Commission said Thursday that the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) would become fully operational in all euro zone countries from Aug 1, 2014 onwards. SEPA, the largest payments initiative ever undertaken within Europe, would also

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Mahabodhi now among India’s richest temples

Mahabodhi now among India’s richest temples

🕔10:37, 1.Aug 2014

Patna, Aug 01  After Tirupati, Vaishno Devi and Shirdi Sai Baba temples, the Mahabodhi temple in Bihar’s Bodh Gaya, Buddhism’s holiest shrine, has become one of the richest temples in India, officials said Thursday. The 1,500-year-old Mahabodhi temple’s total income

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Maharashtra gets its 36th district

Maharashtra gets its 36th district

🕔10:20, 1.Aug 2014

Palghar (Maharashtra), Aug 1  Maharashtra’s 36th district Palghar was carved out of India’s most populous district Thane Friday here. A formal function heralding the new district will be attended by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan later in the day even as

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