Must give importance to mobile governance: Modi

Must give importance to mobile governance: Modi

🕔11:35, 30.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 30  To successfully implement e-governance, the country must think about ‘mobiles first’ and give importance to mobile governance, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday. Addressing the 18th National Conference on e-Governance through Twitter, Modi said: “I urge

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Over 50 countries to participate in BioAsia 2015

Over 50 countries to participate in BioAsia 2015

🕔11:34, 30.Jan 2015

Hyderabad, Jan 30  Over 50 countries will participate in BioAsia 2015, the annual international life sciences conference scheduled here Feb 2-4. Over 100 speakers at 40 sessions will speak during the event whose theme is ‘New era of life sciences

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Sujatha Singh’s farewell note stresses on MEA’s ‘institutional strength’

Sujatha Singh’s farewell note stresses on MEA’s ‘institutional strength’

🕔11:32, 30.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 30  Sujatha Singh, whose service as foreign secretary was “curtailed” seven months before her two-year term was to end, in her farewell letter to colleagues stressed on the “institutional strength” of the ministry of external affairs (MEA)

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Railways to have innovative funding strategy: Prabhu

Railways to have innovative funding strategy: Prabhu

🕔11:30, 30.Jan 2015

Bengaluru, Jan 30  The railway budget for 2015-16 would spell out an innovative strategy to fund its infrastructure projects, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said Thursday. “The new strategy will involve pooling in funds from the Members of Parliament Local Area

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Cut in passenger fares unlikely in rail budget, hints Prabhu

Cut in passenger fares unlikely in rail budget, hints Prabhu

🕔11:29, 30.Jan 2015

Bengaluru, Jan 30  Reduction in passenger fares is unlikely in the ensuing railway budget for 2015-16 despite sharp fall in diesel price, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu hinted. “We recover only 50 percent of the passenger cost from the fares, in

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Coal India shares set at Rs.358 each for OFS

Coal India shares set at Rs.358 each for OFS

🕔11:26, 30.Jan 2015

Kolkata, Jan 30  The Indian government, which is planning to sell a maximum of 10 percent stake in state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL), has set the floor price of each share at Rs.358 for the offer-for-sale (OFS) stated to begin

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A view of the illuminated Rashtrapati Bhavan, South Block, North Block and Parliament House, during the Beating the Retreat Ceremony

A view of the illuminated Rashtrapati Bhavan, South Block, North Block and Parliament House, during the Beating the Retreat Ceremony

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The Tourism Minister, Philippines, Ramon R. Jimenez meeting the MoS for Culture (IC), Tourism (IC) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh

The Tourism Minister, Philippines, Ramon R. Jimenez meeting the MoS for Culture (IC), Tourism (IC) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh

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Railway Minister flags Bengaluru to Vaishno Devi shrine train

Railway Minister flags Bengaluru to Vaishno Devi shrine train

🕔19:12, 29.Jan 2015

 Bengaluru, Jan 29 Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Thursday flagged off a premium train here connecting India’s tech hub to Katra town, 13km from Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir. Though Prabhu’s predecessor D.V. Sadananda Gowda announced the

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Facebook doubles earnings in 2014 through mobile devices

Facebook doubles earnings in 2014 through mobile devices

🕔19:05, 29.Jan 2015

Los Angeles, Jan 29 Facebook has exceeded analysts’ predictions with annual results of double the net profit posted by the company a year earlier — thanks to good business growth through mobile devices in 2014. The company earned in 2014

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India seeks German support for Ganga rejuvenation

India seeks German support for Ganga rejuvenation

🕔19:04, 29.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 28 Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati Wednesday called for Indo-German cooperation in rejuvenation of the Ganga river. “Work has to be done with regard to access and analysis of the feasibility and prospects for and Indo-German

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Coal India stocks dip after stake sale announced

Coal India stocks dip after stake sale announced

🕔15:33, 29.Jan 2015

Mumbai, Jan 29 Stocks of state-run Coal India dipped Thursday, a day after the government decided to sell up to 10 percent equity stake in the company. At the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the company’s scrip was down 3.09 percent

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BHEL commissions 600 MW Thermal Unit in Odisha

BHEL commissions 600 MW Thermal Unit in Odisha

🕔15:30, 29.Jan 2015

New Delhi, January 29: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has achieved one more landmark by successfully commissioning another 600 MW thermal unit in Odisha. The unit was commissioned at Jindal India Thermal Power Limited (JITPL)’s upcoming 2×600 MW thermal power

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Jaishankar takes charge as foreign secretary

Jaishankar takes charge as foreign secretary

🕔12:40, 29.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 29 S. Jaishankar, India’s ambassador to the US who was seen as having played a catalytic role in the turnaround in bilateral relations, assumed charge as India’s foreign secretary Thursday, a day after the government in a

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NITI Aayog: ARE ITS PLANS IN PLACE? …

NITI Aayog: ARE ITS PLANS IN PLACE? …

🕔11:57, 29.Jan 2015

NITI Aayog ARE ITS PLANS IN PLACE? By Dhurjati Mukherjee It is close to a month, and there is no news on what’s transpiring at NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India), after much fanfare of its setting up. While

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Obama won’t meet Netanyahu before Israeli elections

Obama won’t meet Netanyahu before Israeli elections

🕔11:54, 29.Jan 2015

Washington Jan 29  US President Barack Obama said that he will not meet the visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in March, because the Israeli leader’s US trip would be too close to the elections in his country. “I’m declining

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Government clears HDFC Bank’s move to raise Rs.10,000 crore

Government clears HDFC Bank’s move to raise Rs.10,000 crore

🕔11:53, 29.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 29 The government approved HDFC Bank’s proposal to raise Rs.10,000 crore from foreign investors. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) gave its approval to the bank’s proposal at its meeting held here. “The CCEA gave its

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Indian luxury market to reach $18 billion by 2017: Study

Indian luxury market to reach $18 billion by 2017: Study

🕔11:52, 29.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 29  The Indian luxury market is expanding fast and would reach $18 billion mark by 2017 from its existing level of $14 billion, a joint study from an industry association and a private bank said. According to

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Uttar Pradeh governor calls for promotion of talent

Uttar Pradeh governor calls for promotion of talent

🕔11:51, 29.Jan 2015

Agra, Jan 29  Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik said there was no dearth of talent in the country, it just needed to be promoted and perfected in the interest of the nation. Naik was addressing the 80th convocation of Agra

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Solar plants to power Uttar Pradesh schools

Solar plants to power Uttar Pradesh schools

🕔11:49, 29.Jan 2015

Lucknow, Jan 29  The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to install 1KV solar plants in all schools, an official said Thursday. Also, a submersible solar water pump will be installed in the schools through which RO-purified water will be provided

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