Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports promoters pledge shares

Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports promoters pledge shares

🕔09:35, 29.Aug 2016

Ahmedabad, Aug 29  Adani Enterprises said on Sunday that its promoters Gautam Adani and Rajesh Adani have pledged an additional 1.65 crore shares, or 1.50 per cent stake, to STCI Finance Ltd.The company said in a disclosure to the stock

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Curfew lifted from Kashmir after 51 days

Curfew lifted from Kashmir after 51 days

🕔09:34, 29.Aug 2016

Srinagar, Aug 29  Authorities on Monday lifted curfew from Kashmir after 51 days since the ongoing unrest began on July 9, officials said.“Curfew has been lifted from the entire Valley. But, it will remain in force in Pulwama town and

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Mehbooba Mufti launches Ujala scheme in J&K

Mehbooba Mufti launches Ujala scheme in J&K

🕔09:33, 29.Aug 2016

Jammu, Aug 29  Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday launched the Ujala scheme in the state, distributing LED bulbs to consumers here. Speaking at the function organised at the Convention Centre here, she said that the scheme

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PM bats for better sports acumen, touches on Kashmir in Mann Ki Baat

PM bats for better sports acumen, touches on Kashmir in Mann Ki Baat

🕔09:33, 29.Aug 2016

New Delhi, Aug 29  Congratulating Indian sportsmen and athletes, especially the “daughters of India” who performed well at the Rio Olympics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said there was clearly a need to do more to improve the country’s

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Oil tanker operators again suspend supplies to Kashmir Valley

Oil tanker operators again suspend supplies to Kashmir Valley

🕔20:58, 28.Aug 2016

Jammu, Aug 28 (IANS) The oil tanker association in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday announced it was again suspending fuel supplies to the Valley. Anan Sharma, president of the All Jammu and Kashmir Oil Tankers Association, told reporters here that oil

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Rural Electrification Corp to seek approval to raise Rs 50,000 crore

Rural Electrification Corp to seek approval to raise Rs 50,000 crore

🕔20:55, 28.Aug 2016

New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) State-run Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) on Sunday said it will seek the approval of its shareholders on September 21 for raising Rs 50,000 crore through non-convertible debentures (NCDs). Giving notice of its AGM to be held

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Three low-intensity quakes hit Himachal

Three low-intensity quakes hit Himachal

🕔13:34, 27.Aug 2016

Shimla, Aug 27  Three low-intensity earthquake quakes hit Himachal Pradesh on Saturday but there were no reports of damage to life or property, an official told.In Rampur subdivision, all educational institutes were closed as a precaution since the area recorded

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President Mukherjee attends first convocation of Nalanda University

President Mukherjee attends first convocation of Nalanda University

🕔13:33, 27.Aug 2016

Rajgir (Bihar), Aug 27  President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday attended the maiden convocation ceremony of Nalanda University and launched the ground-breaking ceremony for construction of the sprawling university campus here, an official said. President Mukherjee awarded degrees to 12 students

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Mehbooba meets Modi, blames Pakistan for Kashmir unrest

Mehbooba meets Modi, blames Pakistan for Kashmir unrest

🕔11:58, 27.Aug 2016

New Delhi, Aug 27  Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday blamed Pakistan for instigating unrest in Jammu and Kashmir.Mehbooba told reporter after her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here that youth in the Kashmir were attacking security forces and

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L&T targets Rs 2 lakh crore revenue by 2021

L&T targets Rs 2 lakh crore revenue by 2021

🕔10:11, 27.Aug 2016

Mumbai, Aug 27  Infrastructure major L&T is aiming to touch Rs 2 lakh crore revenue by 2021 without compromising its margin, a top company official said on Friday.“Our goal is to achieve a revenue of Rs 2 lakh crore ($30

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US creates world’s largest marine protected area

US creates world’s largest marine protected area

🕔10:09, 27.Aug 2016

Washington, Aug 27  The White House announced on Friday US President Barack Obama decided to expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the largest marine protected area in the world.After the expansion, the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument,

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Italy holds day of mourning for quake victims

Italy holds day of mourning for quake victims

🕔10:08, 27.Aug 2016

Rome, Aug 27  A day of national mourning began in Italy on Saturday for the people who died when a powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit the mountainous central regions.The official death toll stands at 278 and no survivors have been found

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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be held in Bengaluru from January 7

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be held in Bengaluru from January 7

🕔10:02, 27.Aug 2016

New Delhi, Aug 27  The 14th edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) will be held in Bengaluru January 7 to 9, 2017, and around 3,000 people are likely to participate in the event, it was announced on Friday. Launching a new

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Myanmar President’s 4-day visit to boost bilateral cooperation

Myanmar President’s 4-day visit to boost bilateral cooperation

🕔10:01, 27.Aug 2016

New Delhi, Aug 27  The upcoming four-day visit of Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw, beginning Saturday, is expected to boost bilateral cooperation and trade, MEA officials said here on Friday. Kyaw is visiting India on the invitation of Indian President

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RBI wants to liberalise while strengthening bond markets: Rajan

RBI wants to liberalise while strengthening bond markets: Rajan

🕔09:59, 27.Aug 2016

New Delhi, Aug 27  Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said that the central bank aims to go for liberalisation while strengthening the bond market. “Our aim is to liberalise steadily, but in a thoughtful way,

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UP Governor Ram Naik and delegation of leprosy affected persons of Maharashtra meeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis

UP Governor Ram Naik and delegation of leprosy affected persons of Maharashtra meeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis

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India ranked 77 in disaster risk index of the world

India ranked 77 in disaster risk index of the world

🕔14:26, 26.Aug 2016

Berlin, Aug 26 While Bangladesh is among the top five countries at risk of disaster, India ranks 77th on the World Risk Index — marginally better positioned than Pakistan which is placed 72.The index is part of the World Risk Report

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Singapore’s Deputy PM calls on Modi

Singapore’s Deputy PM calls on Modi

🕔12:38, 26.Aug 2016

New Delhi, Aug 26  Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday here. Shanmugaratnam briefed Modi on the status of various bilateral cooperation initiatives, especially in the areas of skill development and smart cities,

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Ban to visit Sri Lanka

Ban to visit Sri Lanka

🕔11:57, 26.Aug 2016

Colombo, Aug 26  UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon will arrive in Sri Lanka on August 31 on a three-day official visit, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday.Ban will hold discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, among

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Bombay HC permits women inside Haji Ali dargah

Bombay HC permits women inside Haji Ali dargah

🕔11:56, 26.Aug 2016

Mumbai, Aug 26  In a historic verdict, the Bombay High Court on Friday permitted the entry of women upto the restricted grave area of the famous Haji Ali dargah located off the Worli seashore.A division bench of Justice Justice V.

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