Andhra Bank’s net up by 35 percent

Andhra Bank’s net up by 35 percent

🕔15:26, 30.Oct 2014

Hyderabad, Oct 30  Andhra Bank has posted 35 percent growth in net profit during the quarter ended September. The net profit was Rs.144 crore, a jump of 35 percent quarter-on-quarter. The core operating profit of the bank during Q2 stood

Read Full Article
Rocket explosion not end of NASA-private sector collaboration

Rocket explosion not end of NASA-private sector collaboration

🕔15:25, 30.Oct 2014

Washington, Oct 30 The explosion of an Orbital Sciences Corporation rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) has been the first setback to NASA’s policy of employing private companies for such missions. However, the incident does not signal

Read Full Article
Finally, Shiv Sena welcomes Fadnavis as new CM

Finally, Shiv Sena welcomes Fadnavis as new CM

🕔15:15, 30.Oct 2014

Mumbai, Oct 30  The Shiv Sena Thursday said it “wholeheartedly welcomes” Devendra Fadnavis as the new chief minister-designate of Maharashtra, two days after the BJP anointed him. “We wholeheartedly welcome the new CM of Maharashtra… We are confident that with

Read Full Article
Kerala diaspora voters can register online

Kerala diaspora voters can register online

🕔15:15, 30.Oct 2014

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 30  With Kerala going 100 percent online in preparing voters list, Keralites working abroad can register their names online in the upcoming special summary revision of electoral rolls, an official said here Thursday. “Anyone sitting anywhere in the

Read Full Article
Chhath festival concludes peacefully in Bihar

Chhath festival concludes peacefully in Bihar

🕔15:13, 30.Oct 2014

Patna, Oct 30  The four-day long Chhath festival ended peacefully Thursday morning in Bihar. Millions of people, mostly women, took a dip in the river to offer prayers to the rising sun, officials said. “It is a big relief for

Read Full Article
SAARC ministers to discuss more and better education

SAARC ministers to discuss more and better education

🕔15:09, 30.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 30  Issues like strengthening cooperation in education among SAARC member states and deliberations to strengthen the capacity within the region for improving quality and learning outcomes will be discussed at the second meet of SAARC education ministers

Read Full Article
The Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to India, Shaida Mohammad Abdali meeting the Minister for Agriculture, Radha Mohan

The Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to India, Shaida Mohammad Abdali meeting the Minister for Agriculture, Radha Mohan

🕔15:01, 30.Oct 2014 Read Full Article
India seeks Kyoto’s assistance in developing Varanasi

India seeks Kyoto’s assistance in developing Varanasi

🕔15:00, 30.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 30  India’s urban development ministry sought the cooperation of Japanese heritage city Kyoto in developing the Hindu holy city of Varanasi, which is also part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency. Urban Development Secretary Shankar Aggarwal

Read Full Article
The Secretary of State for Defence, United Kingdom, Michael Fallon calling on the Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun

The Secretary of State for Defence, United Kingdom, Michael Fallon calling on the Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun

🕔14:59, 30.Oct 2014 Read Full Article
Air India signs code share pact with Air Astana

Air India signs code share pact with Air Astana

🕔14:53, 30.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 30  National carrier and Star Alliance member Air India has signed a free flow code-share agreement with Air Astana JSC, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, an official statement said here Wednesday. Rohit Nandan, chairman and managing director,

Read Full Article
India to ratify supplementary protocol on biosafety

India to ratify supplementary protocol on biosafety

🕔14:45, 30.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 30  The cabinet approved ratifying the Nagoyaa-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol that provides procedures on liability and redressal of damage to biodiversity resulting from living modified organisms (LMOs). The protocol supplements the Cartagena protocol on biosafety and will

Read Full Article
MoU’s signed for construction of Agra-Lucknow Expressway

MoU’s signed for construction of Agra-Lucknow Expressway

🕔14:44, 30.Oct 2014

Lucknow, Oct 30  Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) for the construction of the 302-km-long six-lane expressway between Agra and Lucknow were signed Wednesday between Uttar Pradesh government and five companies. The project, personally pitched by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, when complete,

Read Full Article
Cabinet nod for India-Mozambique MoU on oil, gas cooperation

Cabinet nod for India-Mozambique MoU on oil, gas cooperation

🕔14:42, 30.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 30  The cabinet Wednesday approved the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and Mozambique for five-year cooperation in the oil and gas sector. The MoU seeks cooperation in oil and gas in both upstream

Read Full Article
India plans second Mars mission in 2018

India plans second Mars mission in 2018

🕔14:33, 30.Oct 2014

Bangalore, Oct 30  Riding on the recent success of its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), India plans to revisit the planet in 2018, possibly with a lander and rover to conduct more experiments, a space official said Wednesday. “We plan to

Read Full Article
Moody’s turns moody, posts negative outlook for Indian banks

Moody’s turns moody, posts negative outlook for Indian banks

🕔14:31, 30.Oct 2014

Chennai, Oct 30  Credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Services (MIS) Wednesday gave a negative outlook for Indian banking system on the grounds that high leverage in the corporate sector could prevent meaningful recovery in asset quality. In a statement issued

Read Full Article
SC asks NGT to deal with industries polluting Ganga

SC asks NGT to deal with industries polluting Ganga

🕔14:27, 30.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 30 The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the National Green Tribunal to proceed against the grossly polluting industries discharging their untreated effluent into the drains flowing into River Ganga, as it took a dim view of the central

Read Full Article
Business aircraft operators cry foul over new fleet norms

Business aircraft operators cry foul over new fleet norms

🕔14:26, 30.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 30  The Business Aircraft Operators’ Association of India has taken strong exception to a recent notice of the aviation regulator that sets the minimum fleet size for a non-scheduled airline company at three aircraft. “This appears to

Read Full Article
Special team to probe 627 Indians with foreign bank accounts

Special team to probe 627 Indians with foreign bank accounts

🕔14:25, 30.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 30  The sealed envelope with the names of 627 Indians holding bank accounts overseas, against whom a probe is on to ascertain conformity with domestic tax laws, is to be passed on to a special team set

Read Full Article
India ranked 142nd in ease of doing business

India ranked 142nd in ease of doing business

🕔14:00, 30.Oct 2014

Washington, Oct 30  India was ranked 142nd among 189 nations in ease of doing business in a new World Bank Group report, even as it found that the country set the pace for regulatory reform in South Asia in 2013-14.

Read Full Article
Vigilance Awareness Week inaugurated in HUDCO

Vigilance Awareness Week inaugurated in HUDCO

🕔12:40, 30.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 30 : Dr. M. Ravi Kanth, IAS(r), the CMD, HUDCO took the pledge on the occasion of Vigilance Awareness Week in compliance of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)’s directions. The messages received from Hon’ble President of India, Hon’ble

Read Full Article