US House introduces resolution on India’s Independence Day

US House introduces resolution on India’s Independence Day

🕔09:56, 1.Aug 2015

Washington, Aug 1  Ami Bera, Co-chair of Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, has introduced a resolution to recognize India’s Independence Day and the significance of the US-India partnership. The resolution introduced by the lone Indian-American lawmaker commemorates the 68th

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India, Bangladesh exchange enclaves, people rejoice

India, Bangladesh exchange enclaves, people rejoice

🕔09:55, 1.Aug 2015

Dinhata (West Bengal), Aug 1  Crackers were burst and people rejoiced as India and Bangladesh exchanged enclaves at the stroke of midnight on Friday-Saturday, ending the 68 years of stateless existence for over 51,000 enclave dwellers. Around 14,000 people living

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Ganga Ram Agarwal takes over as railway board secretary

Ganga Ram Agarwal takes over as railway board secretary

🕔09:54, 1.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 01  Ganga Ram Agarwal, an officer of the Indian railway services of electrical engineering (IRSEE), has been posted as the new secretary of the railway board, the railways ministry said on Friday. He takes over from P.C.

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Black money abroad declaration form can be filed online

Black money abroad declaration form can be filed online

🕔09:53, 1.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 01  The government has notified the form for declaring income and assets abroad as well rules for their calculation under the Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets Bill and these can also be filed online, parliament was told

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‘Rs.27,300 crore more needed to implement food security act’

‘Rs.27,300 crore more needed to implement food security act’

🕔09:52, 1.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 01 : The implementation of the food security act will need an expenditure of Rs.27,300 crore more than that incurred on the existing food subsidy schemes, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday. “Estimated annual expenditure on

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Rs.12,000 crore supplement demand for grant for banks’ recapitalisation

Rs.12,000 crore supplement demand for grant for banks’ recapitalisation

🕔09:51, 1.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 01  The government on Friday presented to parliament a supplementary demand for grants to provide for Rs.12,000 crore towards recapitalization of public sector ba(PSBs). Finance Minister Arun Jaitley plans to provide Rs.25,000 crore capital each in the

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The Ambassador of State of Israel to India, Daniel Carmon meeting the Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and I&B, Arun Jaitley

The Ambassador of State of Israel to India, Daniel Carmon meeting the Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and I&B, Arun Jaitley

🕔09:46, 1.Aug 2015 Read Full Article
Petrol cut by Rs.2.43 a litre, diesel by Rs.3.60

Petrol cut by Rs.2.43 a litre, diesel by Rs.3.60

🕔09:43, 1.Aug 2015

New Delhi,Aug 01 : Oil marketer Indian Oil Corp on Friday cut petrol and diesel by Rs.2.43 and Rs 3.60 a litre respectively, prices inclusive levies at Delhi and effective midnight, following a fall in international crude oil prices consequent

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Punjab to establish unit to generate power from industrial waste

Punjab to establish unit to generate power from industrial waste

🕔09:42, 1.Aug 2015

Chandigarh,Aug 01  Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday gave in principle approval for establishment of a renewable energy project which will use industrial waste to generate power. Badal gave this approval on the spot after a demonstration

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CESC to invest Rs.3,000 crore in renewable energy

CESC to invest Rs.3,000 crore in renewable energy

🕔09:40, 1.Aug 2015

Kolkata, Aug 01 :  R.P.-Sanjiv Goenka Group-owned power utility CESC Ltd. has posted a net profit of Rs.152 crore for the quarter ended June 30, as compared to Rs.151 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago. The company’s total

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Eight core industries index growth slows to 3 percent in June

Eight core industries index growth slows to 3 percent in June

🕔09:38, 1.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 01 : A major index for select factory output slowed to three percent growth in June from an increase of 4.4 percent in the previous month due to a fall in crude oil and natural gas production.

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