Iran gets back 13 tonnes of gold in sanction relief

Iran gets back 13 tonnes of gold in sanction relief

🕔10:04, 2.Jul 2015

Tehran, July 2  Iran has received 13 tonnes of gold which had been held in South Africa for two years due to sanctions, Iran’s central bank announced on Wednesday. The gold was delivered to the central bank on Tuesday night.

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In historic move, US, Cuba restore diplomatic relations

In historic move, US, Cuba restore diplomatic relations

🕔10:03, 2.Jul 2015

Washington, July 2  In what President Barack Obama called “a historic step forward”, the US and Cuba have re-established diplomatic relations snapped “at the height of the Cold War” 54 years ago. “When the United States shuttered our embassy in

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Ukraine suspends purchase of Russian natural gas

Ukraine suspends purchase of Russian natural gas

🕔10:03, 2.Jul 2015

Kiev, July 2  Ukraine’s state gas company Naftogaz suspended all purchases of Russian natural gas from Gazprom starting on Wednesday, as no agreement was reached regarding supply conditions and prices. The decision was announced after unsuccessful negotiations in Vienna came

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India Inc. commits Rs.450,000 crore for Modi’s ‘Digital India’

India Inc. commits Rs.450,000 crore for Modi’s ‘Digital India’

🕔10:01, 2.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 2  As Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Digital India Week” here on Wednesday, India Inc. committed an investment of Rs.450,000 crore (some $75 billion) for the initiative that seeks to empower citizens by deploying IT and

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Industrialists promise investments for Digital India

Industrialists promise investments for Digital India

🕔10:00, 2.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 1  In the “Digital India Week” programme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, India Inc. committed an investment of Rs.450,000 crore (some $75 billion) for the initiative that seeks to empower citizens by deploying IT

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India Inc lauds launch of Digital India

India Inc lauds launch of Digital India

🕔09:59, 2.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 2  India Inc on Wednesday came out unanimously in fulsome praise of the Digital India initiative launched here by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) described the launch as

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PM urges Indian IT to build credible security systems

PM urges Indian IT to build credible security systems

🕔09:57, 2.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 2 Describing cyber-related risks as a global threat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called upon India’s IT community to serve the entire world by building credible cyber-security systems. “I dream of a digital India where high-speed

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Kerala Tourism draws much Shanghai attention

Kerala Tourism draws much Shanghai attention

🕔09:56, 2.Jul 2015

Thiruvananthapuram, July 2  Kerala Tourism has hit the streets of Shanghai in its bid to attract high-spending Chinese tourists from the world’s largest outbound tourism market to India’s southern state. A road show and another tourism event held on Tuesday

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Rajnath Singh in Kashmir on two-day visit

Rajnath Singh in Kashmir on two-day visit

🕔09:54, 2.Jul 2015

Srinagar, July 2  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here on Wednesday on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir. Immediately after his arrival here, he reviewed the overall security situation in the state including the security arrangements made for

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The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at the launching ceremony of Digital India Week, in New Delhi on July 01, 2015.

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at the launching ceremony of Digital India Week, in New Delhi on July 01, 2015.

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PNB Reduces Interest Rates on Domestic Term Deposit

PNB Reduces Interest Rates on Domestic Term Deposit

🕔09:45, 2.Jul 2015

Punjab National Bank has Reduced Interest Rates on Domestic Term Deposits of Rupees One Crore To Rupees Ten Crore by 25-50 bps in Select Maturity Buckets. The Revised Rates Shall be Effective from 04.07.2015.   “पंजाब नैशनल बैंक ने रु.1 करोड़

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Maruti Suzuki’s June sales up 2 percent

Maruti Suzuki’s June sales up 2 percent

🕔15:45, 1.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 1  Automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki on Wednesday reported an increase of 1.8 percent in its total sales for June which stood at 114,756 units — up from 112,773 units sold in the corresponding month of 2014. According

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Environmenatlists oppose move to shrink eco-zone near Taj

Environmenatlists oppose move to shrink eco-zone near Taj

🕔15:45, 1.Jul 2015

Agra, July 1  Local environmentalists on Wednesday again voiced their opposition to the Uttar Pradesh government’s move to reduce the eco-sensitive zone limit around Sur Sarovar or Keetham Lake from ten km to just 250 metres. In an unanimous resolution

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SelfieWithDaughter: Can India save 23 million girls?

SelfieWithDaughter: Can India save 23 million girls?

🕔15:43, 1.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 1  India’s child sex-ratio (below six years) is now the worst in 70 years, possibly the worst ever. The latest decline was from 927 (girls per 1,000 boys) in 2001 to 918 in 2011. The child sex-ratio,

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HAL to impart aerospace training

HAL to impart aerospace training

🕔15:41, 1.Jul 2015

Bengaluru, July 1  State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) will impart aerospace and aviation skills to 520,000 trainees and groom 6,000 trainers to create human capital for the burgeoning sector across the country over the next 10 years. “We have signed

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Modi’s greetings to Chinese counterpart goes viral

Modi’s greetings to Chinese counterpart goes viral

🕔14:15, 1.Jul 2015

Beijing, July 1 Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s greetings to Prime Minister Li Keqiang on the 94th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s establishment has gone viral in China. Modi, who now has 170,000 followers on Weibo, China’s equivalent of Twitter,

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China’s Ambitious Belt and Road Initiative

China’s Ambitious Belt and Road Initiative

🕔13:35, 1.Jul 2015

By Rajeev Sharma* When Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in Islamabad in April 2015, he was delayed in his trip by a couple of months. His September 2014 sojourn got postponed due to security reasons, demonstrating the fear of instability

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BHEL Commissions Sudan’s Largest Thermal Power Plant

BHEL Commissions Sudan’s Largest Thermal Power Plant

🕔12:08, 1.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 1: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has added another feather in its cap by successfully commissioning the 500 MW Kosti Thermal Power Station (TPS) in Sudan. Significantly, Kosti TPS (4×125 MW) is now Sudan’s largest Power Plant.

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Dr. Anup K. Pujari taking charge as a Secretary of Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, in New Delhi on July 01, 2015.

Dr. Anup K. Pujari taking charge as a Secretary of Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, in New Delhi on July 01, 2015.

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Chinese submarine visit to Karachi port no threat to India: Beijing

Chinese submarine visit to Karachi port no threat to India: Beijing

🕔11:10, 1.Jul 2015

Beijing, July 1  A Chinese submarine’s visit to Pakistan was in no way a threat to India, according to a military spokesman of the defence ministry here. Asked by visiting journalists to the Chinese ministry of national defence whether such

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