Google Maps now available in 12 more Indian cities

Google Maps now available in 12 more Indian cities

🕔15:43, 30.Jun 2015

New Delhi, June 30  Starting Tuesday people can see traffic information for 12 new cities, including Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram and Bhopal, on Google Maps, a company statement said here. Among the other cities are Coimbatore, Lucknow, Surat, Indore, Ludhiana, Visakhapatnam, Nagpur,

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Bharti Airtel now third-largest mobile operator globally

Bharti Airtel now third-largest mobile operator globally

🕔15:41, 30.Jun 2015

New Delhi, June 30  Bharti Airtel on Tuesday said it has become the third-largest mobile operator in the world in terms of subscribers. As per the latest data published by World Cellular Information Service, Bharti Airtel, with over 303 million

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Amazon Web Services to open infra region in India

Amazon Web Services to open infra region in India

🕔15:40, 30.Jun 2015

New Delhi, June 30  Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company on Tuesday said it will open an AWS infrastructure region in India for its cloud computing platform in 2016. “Thousands of customers in India are using AWS from

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Jayalalithaa returns to assembly with massive victory

Jayalalithaa returns to assembly with massive victory

🕔15:37, 30.Jun 2015

Chennai, June 30  AIADMK general secretary and Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa returned to the Tamil Nadu assembly on Tuesday by a record victory margin from the Radkhakrishnan Nagar constituency here. Jayalalithaa polled 160,432 votes while her nearest rival, Communist Party

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BJP wins Madhya Pradesh bypoll

BJP wins Madhya Pradesh bypoll

🕔15:35, 30.Jun 2015

Bhopal, June 30  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Chander Singh Sisodia on Tuesday defeated the Congress party’s Subhash Sojatia by a margin of 12,945 votes in Madhya Pradesh’s Garoth assembly constituency bypoll. The results were declared after 19 rounds of

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The CEO, Airbus Defence and Space, Bernhard Gerwert calling on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on June 30, 2015.

The CEO, Airbus Defence and Space, Bernhard Gerwert calling on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on June 30, 2015.

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RIL’s KG-D6 gas field development rests on price outlook

RIL’s KG-D6 gas field development rests on price outlook

🕔13:02, 30.Jun 2015

Mumbai, June 30  The Reliance Industries (RIL)-led consortium partner in the eastern offshore KG-D6 block, Niko Resources of Canada, on Monday said it may defer development of the R-Cluster and other satellite gas fields if the gas price outlook remains

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Smart plan to send humans to Mars

Smart plan to send humans to Mars

🕔13:00, 30.Jun 2015

New York, June 30 A step-wise approach can send humans to Mars in a much efficient and cheap way, scientists say. The new strategy can be achieved within projected NASA budgets by minimising new developments and relying mainly on already-available

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Make in Maharashtra, Fadnavis tells US businesses

Make in Maharashtra, Fadnavis tells US businesses

🕔12:57, 30.Jun 2015

New York, June 30  Joining a stream of investment-seeking Indian leaders to the US, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told business leaders here that when they Make it in India it should be in his state and pitched its competitive

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Delhi Metro to procure 17 new eight-coach trains

Delhi Metro to procure 17 new eight-coach trains

🕔12:55, 30.Jun 2015

New Delhi, June 30  To deal with the increasing commuter rush, the Delhi Metro on Monday said it would procure 17 new eight-coach trains, and convert 61 six-coach trains into eight-coach formations on the busy Yellow, Red and Blue Lines

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Congress wins Meghalaya by-election

Congress wins Meghalaya by-election

🕔12:54, 30.Jun 2015

Shillong, June 30  The ruling Congress on Tuesday won the by-election in Meghalaya’s Chokpot assembly constituency. Congress candidate Bluebell Sangma defeated her nearest rival Phillipole D. Marak of the National People’s Party by 2,550 votes, Chief Electoral Officer Prashant Naik

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Congress wins Aruvikara by-poll in Kerala

Congress wins Aruvikara by-poll in Kerala

🕔12:53, 30.Jun 2015

Thiruvananthapuram, June 30  Congress candidate K.A. Sabarinathan on Tuesday won the Aruvikara assembly constituency by-election in Kerala, beating his nearest rival by around 10,000 votes. Sabarinathan, 31, was leading right from the start in the counting of votes in the

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Delhi government introduces amendment to VAT Act

Delhi government introduces amendment to VAT Act

🕔12:52, 30.Jun 2015

New Delhi, June 30  The AAP government on Monday introduced an amendment to the Delhi Value Added Tax (Second Amendment) Bill 2015, which might lead to a hike in prices of petroleum products, tobacco and aerated drinks in the capital.

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President Mukherjee greets Canada on its National Day

President Mukherjee greets Canada on its National Day

🕔12:52, 30.Jun 2015

New Delhi, June 30  President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday greeted the government and people of Canada on the eve of its National Day. In his message to Canadian Governor General of David Johnston, Mukherjee said: “On the occasion of Canada’s

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US encouraged by Narendra Modi’s pro-business reforms

US encouraged by Narendra Modi’s pro-business reforms

🕔12:50, 30.Jun 2015

Washington, June 30  Expressing support for “pro-business reforms” undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his commitment to fighting corruption, the US has said it encouraged all governments, including India, to address the issue of corruption. “Speaking generally, we’re supportive,”

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Indian rural economy to remain subdued in 2015-16: Moody’s

Indian rural economy to remain subdued in 2015-16: Moody’s

🕔12:49, 30.Jun 2015

Chennai, June 30  Credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service (MIS) on Tuesday said it expects India’s rural economy to remain subdued through the fiscal year ending March 2016. It said that this forecast will materialise, particularly, if the risk of

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India, US discuss cooperation on trade to terrorism

India, US discuss cooperation on trade to terrorism

🕔12:48, 30.Jun 2015

Washington, June 30 Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar had a series of interactions with interlocutors in the US government on issues ranging from ease of doing business to cooperation on terrorism and climate change. On a short visit to Washington,

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Draft plan for Mumbai Urban Transport Project-4

Draft plan for Mumbai Urban Transport Project-4

🕔12:45, 30.Jun 2015

Mumbai, June 30  In a significant development, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday asked his ministry officials to prepare a draft plan for Mumbai Urban Transport Project 4. This is in view of the tremendous increase in the number of

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Modi’s visit to five Central Asian nations to give fillip to ties

Modi’s visit to five Central Asian nations to give fillip to ties

🕔12:09, 30.Jun 2015

New Delhi, June 30  Energy cooperation, trade and connectivity and people-to-people links are set to top the agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s early July visit to the five Central Asian republics of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan –

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European Parliament leaders call for resuming Greek talks

European Parliament leaders call for resuming Greek talks

🕔12:08, 30.Jun 2015

Brussels, June 30  The political group leaders of the European Parliament (EP) on Monday called Greece and the creditors to return to the negotiating table before the end of Tuesday. As the Greek debt talks deadlocked again, EP President Martin

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