India, US to keep talking about visa, double taxation issues

India, US to keep talking about visa, double taxation issues

🕔12:06, 30.Oct 2015

Washington, Oct 30  India and the US have agreed to continue their engagement on the vexed issue of a totalization agreement for the purpose of avoiding double taxation of income with respect to social security taxes.“There is steady progress on

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Modi holds 10 bilateral meetings with African leaders

Modi holds 10 bilateral meetings with African leaders

🕔12:05, 30.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 30  Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral meetings with leaders of 10 African countries on the sidelines of the third India-Africa Forum Summit’s (IAFS) final day on Thursday .According to external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup, Modi

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Nod to 16 FDI proposals worth Rs.4,722 crore

Nod to 16 FDI proposals worth Rs.4,722 crore

🕔12:04, 30.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 30  The government on Thursday approved 16 FDI investment proposals amounting to Rs.4,722 crore, an official statement said.“The FDI proposals were cleared based on the recommendations of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in a meeting held

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Earthquake jolts India’s northeast and parts of Bangladesh

Earthquake jolts India’s northeast and parts of Bangladesh

🕔12:04, 30.Oct 2015

Shillong, Oct 30  An earthquake of slight intensity jolted India’s north-eastern states and parts of Bangladesh in the early hours of Friday, an official said.However, there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.“The quake, measuring 4.9 on

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India grants tax relief for rupee denominated bonds

India grants tax relief for rupee denominated bonds

🕔12:03, 30.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 30  In a bid to encourage foreign investors to buy rupee-denominated bonds, the government on Thursday announced tax reliefs on income from offshore bonds.It has been decided that a lower withholding tax of 5 percent will be

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National Pension System opened as investment option for NRIs

National Pension System opened as investment option for NRIs

🕔12:02, 30.Oct 2015

Mumbai, Oct 30  In a move designed to help NRI access old age income security, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday enabled the National Pension System (NPS) as an investment option for them.NRIs can subscribe to the NPS,

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BEL net profit up 41 percent in Q2

BEL net profit up 41 percent in Q2

🕔12:01, 30.Oct 2015

Bengaluru, Oct 30  State-run Bharat Electronics posted net profit of Rs.207 crore for second quarter of 2015-16 as against Rs.147 crore in this period last year, registering 41 percent annual growth.In a filing on Thursday to the Bombay Stock Exchange

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President, Pranab Mukherjee, the Vice President, Mohd. Hamid Ansari and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi

President, Pranab Mukherjee, the Vice President, Mohd. Hamid Ansari and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi

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PFC received Dun & Bradstreet Infra Award 2015

PFC received Dun & Bradstreet Infra Award 2015

🕔10:26, 30.Oct 2015

Power Finance Corporation Ltd. has been conferred with Dun & Bradstreet Infra Award 2015in the Leading Infrastructure Finance Company category.  This award was received by M.K.Goel, Chairman & Managing Director, PFC in a function organized by Dun & Bradstreeton 28th

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OIL INDIA LIMITED ranked 222nd in the Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings

OIL INDIA LIMITED ranked 222nd in the Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings

🕔10:23, 30.Oct 2015

Oil India Limited (OIL), the second largest Government owned Exploration and Production Company in the countryhas been named, for the second consecutive year, in the (13th) annual Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings for 2015, at a glittering award

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NTPC Ltd receives Top Award at Dun & Bradstreet Infra Awards 2015

NTPC Ltd receives Top Award at Dun & Bradstreet Infra Awards 2015

🕔10:21, 30.Oct 2015

NTPC Ltd  received the Top Award at  Dun & Bradstreet’s India’s Leading Infrastructure Companies and Infra Awards 2015 in the power generation category.   A K Jha, CMD,NTPC received the award from Piyush Goyal, Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and

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India widens engagement with Africa, gives $10 bn more credit

India widens engagement with Africa, gives $10 bn more credit

🕔09:02, 30.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) In its biggest ever engagement with Africa, India on Thursday sought to recharge its ties with all 54 African countries, announcing increased interaction in areas like energy and agriculture while offering an additional concessional credit of

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India to deepen cooperation with Africa in countering terrorism: Modi

India to deepen cooperation with Africa in countering terrorism: Modi

🕔15:45, 29.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 29  Evincing a shared feeling of pain over the killing of innocents in terror incidents in Africa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday sought to deepen cooperation with African countries in maritime security and countering terrorism.Addressing the

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Egypt president meets Pranab Mukherjee

Egypt president meets Pranab Mukherjee

🕔15:44, 29.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 29  Egypt President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Thursday called on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.Welcoming el-Sisi to India, Mukherjee said: “The participation of Egypt in the third India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) will contribute to the

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India always for and with Africa: Sushma Swaraj

India always for and with Africa: Sushma Swaraj

🕔15:43, 29.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 29  India has always stood “for and with Africa”, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday in her opening address at the Third India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) here.“Ours is a relationship forged in the crucible of

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India-Africa ties embodiment of South-South cooperation: Zuma

India-Africa ties embodiment of South-South cooperation: Zuma

🕔15:42, 29.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 29  South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday described the relation between India and the African countries as an embodiment of South-South cooperation.“India’s role in the eradication of colonialism and racism has been the embodiment of South-South

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Vigilance Awareness Week observed in BHEL

Vigilance Awareness Week observed in BHEL

🕔13:02, 29.Oct 2015

New Delhi:  B. Prasada Rao, CMD, BHEL administered the pledge of Integrity to employees on the inaugural day of ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ at the Corporate Office of BHEL. Speaking on the occasion, CMD stressed that, in order to meet the organisational goal of

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Taj city’s century-plus educational institutions rich in heritage

Taj city’s century-plus educational institutions rich in heritage

🕔12:53, 29.Oct 2015

Agra, Oct 29  Hundred-plus not out: educational institutions in this Taj city have enriched India’s intellectual legacy. Many may dispute Agra’s claim to modernity, but when it comes to great and grand educational – infrastructure more than a century old

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IBM signs MoU to ensure cloud technology in Telangana colleges

IBM signs MoU to ensure cloud technology in Telangana colleges

🕔12:52, 29.Oct 2015

Hyderabad, Oct 29  Global technology giant IBM and the Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) have signed an MoU for provision of technology platforms and services in cloud computing for academia in Telangana.Officials of TASK and IBM India Private

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Heart beat of Indians and Africans are in rhythm: Modi

Heart beat of Indians and Africans are in rhythm: Modi

🕔12:49, 29.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 29  The meeting of India and African nations brings one third of humanity under one roof, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday at the India-Africa Forum Summit. “The heart beat of 1.25 billion Indians and 1.25

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