Idea Cellular net profit up by 62.26 percent

Idea Cellular net profit up by 62.26 percent

🕔12:22, 29.Apr 2015

Mumbai/Kolkata, April 29 Aditya Birla group-owned Idea Cellular on Tuesday said its consolidated net profit during 2014-15 soared by 62.26 percent at Rs.3,192.9 crore against Rs.1,967.8 crore for the previous year. Its total consolidated revenue went up by 19.1 percent

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Nepal announces 3-day mourning for quake victims

Nepal announces 3-day mourning for quake victims

🕔12:21, 29.Apr 2015

Kathmandu, April 29  Nepal’s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala announced three days of mourning from Wednesday following the devastating earthquake that has killed over 4,300 people in the Himalayan nation. Addressing the nation on Tuesday evening, three days after the deadly

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US to sell India $96 mn support for C-130J Super Hercules aircraft

US to sell India $96 mn support for C-130J Super Hercules aircraft

🕔12:19, 29.Apr 2015

Washington, April 29  The US State Department has approved the sale of $96 million worth of follow-on support for C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to India to enable the Indian Air Force to remain mission-ready for disaster relief and international humanitarian

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Shape-changing wings are future of aviation: NASA

Shape-changing wings are future of aviation: NASA

🕔12:18, 29.Apr 2015

Washington, April 29  After six months and 22 research flights, NASA has announced the successful completion of initial flight tests of a new morphing wing technology. The shape-changing wings are not only designed to significantly reduce an aircraft’s weight as

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) Rapid Action Medical Team helping a stranded person evacuated by an IAF aircraft from earthquake hit Nepal,

The Indian Air Force (IAF) Rapid Action Medical Team helping a stranded person evacuated by an IAF aircraft from earthquake hit Nepal,

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The Vice President, Mohd. Hamid Ansari calling on the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani

The Vice President, Mohd. Hamid Ansari calling on the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani

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The Minister for Defence, Manohar Parrikar calling on the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani,

The Minister for Defence, Manohar Parrikar calling on the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani,

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Rail tickets at Delhi airport for Nepal evacuees

Rail tickets at Delhi airport for Nepal evacuees

🕔11:18, 29.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 29  Indian Railways has opened reservation counters at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) to provide immediate rail tickets to people evacuated to Delhi from quake-hit to help them undertake their onward journeys in a smooth manner.

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PM deputes four ministers for quake relief in India

PM deputes four ministers for quake relief in India

🕔11:15, 29.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 29  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has deputed four union ministers to coordinate relief work in quake-affected areas in India, a minister said on Tuesday. The four coordinators are Health Minister J.P. Nadda, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Agriculture

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US asks India to resolve land acquisition, FDI issues

US asks India to resolve land acquisition, FDI issues

🕔11:14, 29.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 29  The US asked India to resolve land acquisition and foreign direct investment issues so as to attract funds for infrastructure and smart city projects. “Land acquisition, foreign direct investment and other questions still remain unresolved,” US

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Smart Cities offer largest potential area for US investment: Envoy

Smart Cities offer largest potential area for US investment: Envoy

🕔10:42, 29.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 29  Describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “100 Smart Cities” as an area with “seemingly unlimited potential”, US envoy to india Richard Verma on Tuesday said the initiative is a “largest” potential area for US investment and commercial

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World Bank arm to partner PFS India to fund green energy projects

World Bank arm to partner PFS India to fund green energy projects

🕔10:37, 29.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 29  The International Finance Corp (IFC), the private financing arm of the World Bank, on Tuesday said it will partner PTC India Financial Services (PFS) to provide infrastructure financing for renewable energy projects in India. “PFS becomes

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Indian economy to grow 7.5 percent in 2015-16: World Bank

Indian economy to grow 7.5 percent in 2015-16: World Bank

🕔10:32, 29.Apr 2015

Chennai, April 28  With decline in oil and commodity prices, the Indian economy is expected to grow by 7.5 percent in 2015-16, 7.9 percent the next fiscal and 8 percent in 2017-18, the World Bank said in its India Development

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Afghanistan will not be a battlefield for proxy war : Ghani

Afghanistan will not be a battlefield for proxy war : Ghani

🕔08:41, 29.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 28 Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday called for a united regional and global front to fight the “new ecology of terror”, very brutal and “morphing very rapidly” that Afghanistan is experiencing and also outlined his vision

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India, Afghanistan vow to work together to fight terror, boost trade

India, Afghanistan vow to work together to fight terror, boost trade

🕔08:30, 29.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 28 India and Afghanistan on Tuesday pledged to work together to fight terrorism and also boost bilateral trade and connectivity as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani here. Ghani, whose country

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Ghani invites Modi to Kabul, Bamiyan Valley

Ghani invites Modi to Kabul, Bamiyan Valley

🕔08:24, 29.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 28 Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Kabul to inaugurate the parliament building there built by India and also the Bamiyan Valley and other historical sites in his country.“I look

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India, Afghanistan can build future on past ties : Ghani

India, Afghanistan can build future on past ties : Ghani

🕔08:23, 29.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 28 Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, now on an official visit here, said on Tuesday that India and Afghanistan share strong, old ties and these can be “guide” to their future relations. Addressing a joint press conference with

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India shares Afghanistan’s pain over terror: Modi

India shares Afghanistan’s pain over terror: Modi

🕔15:06, 28.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 28  India shares Afghanistan’s “pain over persisting terrorism and extremist violence”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday. The terrorist violence has destroyed lives and derailed progress, Modi said, adding India and Afghanistan have a “timeless link

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Reliance Group ends accord for Jharkhand power project

Reliance Group ends accord for Jharkhand power project

🕔15:04, 28.Apr 2015

Mumbai, April 28  In a move that will cut by Rs.36,000 crore the future capital expenditure of Reliance Power, a part of the Anil Ambani-led group, the company announced on Tuesday that it has terminated the power purchase agreement of

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India, US negotiating high-quality bilateral investment treaty

India, US negotiating high-quality bilateral investment treaty

🕔15:03, 28.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 28  India and the US are negotiating a high -quality bilateral investment treaty to create an enabling business environment in India, the US ambassador here said on Tuesday. “We (with Indian officials) are working on a high

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