India declared maternal and neonatal tetanus-free: Modi

India declared maternal and neonatal tetanus-free: Modi

🕔12:36, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  The World Health Organisation has declared that mothers and newborns in India are free from tetanus at the time of birth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday.Inaugurating the Call to Action Summit 2015, an

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The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in a group photograph with the dignitaries at the Global “Call to Action” Summit 2015

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in a group photograph with the dignitaries at the Global “Call to Action” Summit 2015

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Modi’s Performance: NOT IN RIGHT DIRECTION…

Modi’s Performance: NOT IN RIGHT DIRECTION…

🕔10:36, 27.Aug 2015

Modi’s Performance NOT IN RIGHT DIRECTION By Dhurjati Mukherjee The present state of affairs in the political arena is a sad commentary for the aam admi, most of whom have lost faith in the political class. The government has lost

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Delhi Metro to increase frequency of trains on weekdays

Delhi Metro to increase frequency of trains on weekdays

🕔10:33, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  Delhi Metro on Wednesday decided to increase the frequency of trains on weekdays during off peak hours (from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) by inducting 20 more trains into service from August 31.In view of the

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Mercedes-Benz hopes to log double digit growth in 2015

Mercedes-Benz hopes to log double digit growth in 2015

🕔10:32, 27.Aug 2015

Chennai, Aug 27 Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India Pvt Ltd hopes to close 2015 with double digit growth while expanding its network and launching five more new models, said a top company official.“During the first half of the current year, we

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Indian sets up $200 mn tractor assembly unit in Ghana

Indian sets up $200 mn tractor assembly unit in Ghana

🕔10:31, 27.Aug 2015

Accra (Ghana), Aug 27  Indian-owned West Africa Agro-Tech Company (WAATCO), based in Ghana, has invested $200 million in a tractor assembly plant at nearby Nsawam, to produce 500 tractors a year, the company’s managing director Akoliya Patel said.The company is

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MyGov shortlists 5 teams to build mobile app for PMO

MyGov shortlists 5 teams to build mobile app for PMO

🕔10:30, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  Government citizen-centric web platform MyGov and Google India on Wednesday announced the final shortlisted top five teams from Delhi, Chennai and Pune to build the official mobile app for the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).This contest, initiated

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L&T bags Rs.864 crore repeat order in Qatar

L&T bags Rs.864 crore repeat order in Qatar

🕔10:30, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  Diversified company Larsen and Toubro (L&T) on Wednesday said its power transmission and distribution business unit has won a repeat order worth Rs.864 crore from Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (QGEWC).The order is part of

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Jet Airways enters codeshare agreement with South African Airways

Jet Airways enters codeshare agreement with South African Airways

🕔10:29, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  Jet Airways on Wednesday said it has further expanded its codeshare agreement with South African Airways – the national carrier as well as the largest airline of South Africa.In a statement, the company said customers can

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Facebook launches new standalone app ‘Moments’ in India

Facebook launches new standalone app ‘Moments’ in India

🕔10:29, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  Social networking giant Facebook on Wednesday said it was introducing a new standalone app called Moments which would enable users to share photos privately.“Syncing photos with the Moments app is a private way to give photos

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Vistara announces Delhi-Bhubaneshwar flight

Vistara announces Delhi-Bhubaneshwar flight

🕔10:28, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  Tata Sons-Singapore Airlines joint-venture Vistara airline on Wednesday announced a daily flight from Delhi to Bhubaneshwar starting from October 1.“We are happy to have Bhubaneshwar as the latest addition to our network. We are optimistic that

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Bharti Airtel set to acquire Augere Wireless Broadband

Bharti Airtel set to acquire Augere Wireless Broadband

🕔10:27, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  Bharti Airtel on Wednesday said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent stake in Augere Wireless Broadband India, which holds 20 MHz of broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum in the Madhya Pradesh and

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Iran to start nuclear commercialisation

Iran to start nuclear commercialisation

🕔10:27, 27.Aug 2015

Tehran, Aug 27  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that Tehran aims to start the process of nuclear commercialisation following the conclusion of nuclear talks with the P5+1 group of world powers.“The UN Resolution not only recognises our nuclear programme,

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World Bank approves $500m loan for Ukraine

World Bank approves $500m loan for Ukraine

🕔10:26, 27.Aug 2015

Kiev, Aug 27  The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a loan of 500 million US dollars to help with Ukraine’s structural and macroeconomic reforms, the bank’s press service said in a statement on Wednesday.The funds will be

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11 officials held responsible for China blasts

11 officials held responsible for China blasts

🕔10:25, 27.Aug 2015

Beijing, Aug 27  Eleven officials and port executives were accused by Chinese authorities of neglecting management of dangerous chemicals, their storage and transportation at the Tianjin Port, where explosions killed 139 and devastated the port area.The officials are from various

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Australian firm to explore gas in Myanmar

Australian firm to explore gas in Myanmar

🕔10:24, 27.Aug 2015

Yangon, Aug 27  An Australian firm has signed a production sharing contract with Myanmar to explore gas in the Mottama offshore area, according to an official report.The agreement provides a $5.2 million signature bonus and a $3.5 million data fee,

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Cabinet nod to legal, judicial pact with Afghanistan, Oman

Cabinet nod to legal, judicial pact with Afghanistan, Oman

🕔10:24, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  The union cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its nod for signing and ratification of agreements on mutual legal and judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters with Oman and Afghanistan.The agreement

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India begins infrastructure work on Assumption Island of Seychelles

India begins infrastructure work on Assumption Island of Seychelles

🕔10:22, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  Five months after leasing Assumption Island, one of the 115 islands that constitute Seychelles, India has begun preparations for infrastructure development, including quarters for the Seychelles Coast Guard and fixing the airstrip on the remote island

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Cabinet nod to adding four castes in OBC list

Cabinet nod to adding four castes in OBC list

🕔10:22, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  The union cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for amending the central list of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) to include Sipai and Patni Jamat or Turk Jamat (all Muslims) of Gujarat and Kahar and Tanwar Singhariya

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Seventh pay commission term extended till December 31

Seventh pay commission term extended till December 31

🕔10:21, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  The union cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for extending the term of the Seventh Central Pay Commission by four months up to December 31 this year.The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Prime

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