Goa government identifies land to set up new IIT

Goa government identifies land to set up new IIT

🕔12:10, 2.May 2015

Panaji, May 2  Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said the government has identified three separate plots to set up the proposed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in the state. Parsekar, who was under criticism for failing to come up with

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Jammu-Srinagar highway closed

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed

🕔12:08, 2.May 2015

Jammu, May 2  The traffic on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed as a section of the road caved in on Saturday, officials said. A senior traffic department official told that a section of the highway has caved in at

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Bengal Civic Polls: MAMATA’S REPLY TO SHAH…

Bengal Civic Polls: MAMATA’S REPLY TO SHAH…

🕔11:00, 2.May 2015

Bengal Civic Polls MAMATA’S REPLY TO SHAH By Insaf West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has had the last laugh. Her Trinamool Congress had a resounding victory in the civic body polls by bagging 70 of the 92 seats, including

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IAF evacuates 3,358 from Nepal, relief operation on

IAF evacuates 3,358 from Nepal, relief operation on

🕔10:56, 2.May 2015

New Delhi, May 2  The number of people evacuated from Nepal by the Indian Air Force (IAF) reached 3,358 as another flight carrying the evacuees landed in India on Friday, the defence ministry said. “One of the last sorties of

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Single-form registration for new businesses launched on May Day

Single-form registration for new businesses launched on May Day

🕔10:53, 2.May 2015

New Delhi, May 2  In another move to make doing business in India easier, the government on Friday launched the single-form registration for new businesses, reducing red tape in incorporation of businesses from the currently required up to eight forms.

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Jaitley warns India Inc against profiting from liberal tax regime

Jaitley warns India Inc against profiting from liberal tax regime

🕔10:32, 2.May 2015

New Delhi, May 2  Warning corporates not to take unfair advantage of the liberalised tax environment, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the world is moving towards a more transparent regime that would remove the veil of secrecy from

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Subir Purkayastha joins as Director – Finance, GAIL

Subir Purkayastha joins as Director – Finance, GAIL

🕔09:30, 2.May 2015

New Delhi, May 01, 2015:  Subir Purkayastha today took over as Director (Finance) of GAIL (India) Limited. A Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary by professional qualification. Subir Purkayastha has a rich experience of nearly 30 years in the areas of

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SAARC should focus on sustainable tourism development : Sri Lanka envoy

SAARC should focus on sustainable tourism development : Sri Lanka envoy

🕔08:44, 2.May 2015

New Delhi, May 1 The Sri Lankan envoy to India on Friday suggested that SAARC countries should look for sustainable tourism development by identifying world heritage sites within their geographical boundaries. High Commissioner Sudharshan Seneviratne, in his valedictory address at

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FDA orders FIR against Snapdeal.com top brass

FDA orders FIR against Snapdeal.com top brass

🕔08:12, 2.May 2015

Mumbai, May 1 The Maharashtra Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has ordered the filing of a first information report (FIR) against e-commerce major Snapdeal.com’s CEO, directors and distributors on charges of selling prescription drugs online, a top official said here

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IAF evacuates 3,358 from Nepal, relief operation on

IAF evacuates 3,358 from Nepal, relief operation on

🕔08:10, 2.May 2015

New Delhi, May 1 The number of people evacuated from Nepal by the Indian Air Force (IAF) reached 3,358 as another flight carrying the evacuees landed in India on Friday, the defence ministry said. “One of the last sorties of

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Government’s Rs.2 lakh crore coal mine auction claim ‘misleading’: Shourie

Government’s Rs.2 lakh crore coal mine auction claim ‘misleading’: Shourie

🕔08:08, 2.May 2015

New Delhi, May 1 Former union minister in the NDA government Arun Shourie has termed the Narendra Modi government’s economic policy as “directionless” and also described the prime minister’s claim of the government having bagged Rs.2 lakh crore through the

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Nepal quake toll rises to 6,166

Nepal quake toll rises to 6,166

🕔11:01, 1.May 2015

Kathmandu, May 1  The toll in the massive earthquake that devastated Nepal has risen to 6,166, the Nepalese home ministry said on Friday. According to Nepal Police, the total number of injured is over 10,000, Kantipur News reported. As many

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Nepal Tragedy: INDIA LEADS NEW ‘AID RACE’…

Nepal Tragedy: INDIA LEADS NEW ‘AID RACE’…

🕔09:57, 1.May 2015

Nepal Tragedy INDIA LEADS NEW ‘AID RACE’ By Gaurav Kumar Jha (Research Scholar, School of International Studies, JNU) In the aftermath of the worst earthquake of Nepal in last eight decades that destabilised some 59 out of 75 districts with

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Nepal sets up $2 bn reconstruction fund

Nepal sets up $2 bn reconstruction fund

🕔09:49, 1.May 2015

Kathmandu, May 01  The Nepal government on Thursday decided to set up a $2 billion fund to rebuild thousands of buildings that were either damaged or destroyed in the killer earthquake on April 25. A decision to this effect was

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Crude sales push up trade between Nigeria, India

Crude sales push up trade between Nigeria, India

🕔09:48, 1.May 2015

Accra, Ghana, may 01 : Bilateral trade between India and Nigeria in 2013-14 increased by 2.5 percent to $16.98 billion, mainly due to large crude oil import by India, the Indian high commission said in a statement. According to the

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After India, France to sell 24 fighter jets to Qatar

After India, France to sell 24 fighter jets to Qatar

🕔09:47, 1.May 2015

Paris, May 01  France has agreed to sell 24 Rafale fighter jets to Qatar, while two similar sales were commissioned with Egypt in February and India in early April, a statement said on Thursday. The Elysee, home of the French

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Flipkart acquires Appiterate to strengthen mobile app presence

Flipkart acquires Appiterate to strengthen mobile app presence

🕔09:43, 1.May 2015

Bengaluru, May 01 Indian e-commerce portal Flipkart said it has acquired Delhi-based mobile engagement and marketing automation company Appiterate for an undisclosed amount. “Flipkart has been persistently looking to improve and expand its mobile app capabilities to cater to the

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SEBI introduces ‘Riskometer’ to show risk levels to principal

SEBI introduces ‘Riskometer’ to show risk levels to principal

🕔09:40, 1.May 2015

Chennai, May 01  Indian securities market regulator, SEBI on Thursday said it has expanded the risk levels of mutual fund schemes to five from three and also introduced pictorial depiction of the risk profiles of the principal in a “Riskometer”.

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Core industries post negative growth of 0.1 percent in March

Core industries post negative growth of 0.1 percent in March

🕔09:40, 1.May 2015

New Delhi, May 01  India’s core industries’ output growth slowed to a 15-month low of 0.1 percent in March, on the back of a contraction in the production of steel, cement and refinery products, government data showed on Thursday. The

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Foreign investors get exemptions from MAT

Foreign investors get exemptions from MAT

🕔09:39, 1.May 2015

New Delhi, May 01  The government on Thursday announced tax relief to foreign investors, exempting income from securities transactions, royalties and technical service from the contentious minimum alternative tax (MAT). The tax, which continues to be effective retrospectively on foreign

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