US, Cuba look to cooperate on human rights

US, Cuba look to cooperate on human rights

🕔10:19, 1.Apr 2015

Washington, April 1  The US and Cuba met here on Tuesday to discuss the issue of human rights, with both sides voicing readiness to cover “a wide range of topics” in “substantive” talks that are to follow. The US state

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Iran nuclear talks extended until April 1

Iran nuclear talks extended until April 1

🕔10:18, 1.Apr 2015

Lausanne, April 1  Negotiations for a nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers have missed the March 31 deadline for a framework agreement and have been extended until Wednesday, according to media reports. In spite of a full day

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Russia to extend Ukraine gas deal by three months

Russia to extend Ukraine gas deal by three months

🕔10:18, 1.Apr 2015

Moscow, April 1  Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday supported the proposal to extend the gas price discount for Ukraine by three months from April 1. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said after a meeting with Putin that the government

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Accord reached on key aspects of Iran n-programme: Russia

Accord reached on key aspects of Iran n-programme: Russia

🕔10:17, 1.Apr 2015

Lausanne, April 1  Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that the six world powers had reached an accord with Iran on key aspects of its controversial nuclear programme. Lavrov said on Tuesday that “now it can be announced with

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Nearly 350 Indians evacuated from Yemen

Nearly 350 Indians evacuated from Yemen

🕔10:16, 1.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 1  Nearly 350 Indians were evacuated from Yemen’s southern port city of Aden late on Tuesday, sources said. Those evacuated included, 220 men, 101 women and 28 children. They were taken to the Indian Navy ship INS

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India to sign international agreement on dry ports

India to sign international agreement on dry ports

🕔10:14, 1.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 01  The union cabinet on Tuesday gave the nod to the signing and ratifying of an inter-governmental agreement on dry ports that will facilitate and expand international goods transport. The decision was taken by the union cabinet

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Rs.4,948 crore budgetary support to oil cavern programme

Rs.4,948 crore budgetary support to oil cavern programme

🕔10:14, 1.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 01  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Tuesday approved allocation of Rs.4,948 crore for gross budgetary support (GBS) to the scheme for the Indian Strategic Storage Programme for Storage of Crude Oil (ISSPSCO). ISSPSCO involves

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New Motor Vehicle Act for safe driving on anvil: Gadkari

New Motor Vehicle Act for safe driving on anvil: Gadkari

🕔10:12, 1.Apr 2015

Bengaluru, April 01  The central government would soon enact a new Motor Vehicle Act, replacing the 1998 law, for road safety, union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday. “We will introduce a bill in parliament when

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Cabinet nod for pooling imported, domestic gas prices for urea

Cabinet nod for pooling imported, domestic gas prices for urea

🕔10:11, 1.Apr 2015

New Delhi, March 31  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Tuesday approved the supply of gas at uniform delivered price through a pooling mechanism for 30 urea manufacturing units in the country. Calling it “a historic moment for farmers”,

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NLC Paid Interim Dividend to Government

NLC Paid Interim Dividend to Government

🕔09:46, 1.Apr 2015

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) Ltd., a Navratna PSU under Ministry of Coal, Government of India, paid an Interim Dividend of 18% i.e. Rs. 1.80 per share of Rs. 10 each for the financial year 2014-15 to the Central Government. Last

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