Sumitra Mahajan urges world to unite against terrorism

Sumitra Mahajan urges world to unite against terrorism

🕔10:30, 26.Oct 2016

New Delhi/Geneva, Oct 26  Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has called upon the international community to come together and join hands against countries harbouring terror with a coherent policy and an effective strategy against terrorism.Mahajan, who is leading an Indian

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Quetta terror attack kills 59, injures 116

Quetta terror attack kills 59, injures 116

🕔10:39, 25.Oct 2016

Quetta, Oct 25  At least 59 police recruits were killed and 116 injured as militants attacked a police academy in the province of Balochistan in Pakistan, media reports said.Talking to the media, Balochistan Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti said that the

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‘Pakistan will attend Heart of Asia conference in India’

‘Pakistan will attend Heart of Asia conference in India’

🕔10:37, 25.Oct 2016

Islamabad, Oct 25  Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has confirmed that Pakistan will be attending the upcoming Heart of Asia conference scheduled to be held in India.Aziz on Monday confirmed Pakistan’s participation during a press conference

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Tata Sons replaces Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata to be interim chairman

Tata Sons replaces Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata to be interim chairman

🕔10:37, 25.Oct 2016

Mumbai, Oct 25  In a surprise move, industrial conglomerate Tata Sons on Monday replaced Cyrus P. Mistry as its Chairman and named Ratan Tata as the interim chairman of the company.The decision was taken at the company’s board meeting, a statement

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Adani Power Q2 net loss comes down to Rs 114 cr

Adani Power Q2 net loss comes down to Rs 114 cr

🕔10:35, 25.Oct 2016

Ahmedabad, Oct 25  Adani Power on Monday announced it has recovered its consolidated net loss for the second quarter ended September to Rs 114 crore, as compared to the loss of Rs 411 crore suffered in the same quarter of last

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Minister calls for push to tourism involving Japan

Minister calls for push to tourism involving Japan

🕔10:31, 25.Oct 2016

New Delhi, Oct 25  There is a need to increase Japan-involved tourism in the country, said Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday.“A lot of Indians visit Japan. Similarly, a lot of Japanese tourists come to India, but we

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SMS alert service on TDS deductions for salaried class launched

SMS alert service on TDS deductions for salaried class launched

🕔10:00, 25.Oct 2016

New Delhi, Oct 25 The Income Tax department will send SMS alerts regarding quarterly Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) deductions to around 2.5 crore salaried tax payers through a facility launched here on Monday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.The Central Board

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PM Lays Foundation Stone of Varanasi City Gas Distribution Project

PM Lays Foundation Stone of Varanasi City Gas Distribution Project

🕔09:46, 25.Oct 2016

  ‘Urja Ganga’ to arrive soon in the holy city of Varanasi CGD project a Deepawali gift to the city Host of other projects also dedicated and flagged off GAIL to invest Rs 1,000 crores for the CGD project 50,000

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Taiwan promotes tourism targeting Indians

Taiwan promotes tourism targeting Indians

🕔09:40, 25.Oct 2016

Taipei, Oct 25  With its lush green mountains, sea, culture and high speed trains, cable cars, amusement parks and other attractions, Taiwan is targeting Indian families, movie industry and businesses, said an official at Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau. The two-way traffic

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Latin America important for India’s food security: MEA official

Latin America important for India’s food security: MEA official

🕔14:30, 24.Oct 2016

New Delhi, Oct 24  Observing that the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region countries can be an important region for global prosperity and stability, Ministry of External Affairs Secretary (East) Preeti Saran on Monday said the region holds importance for India’s food

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Modi to initiate Varanasi-Allahabad track doubling process

Modi to initiate Varanasi-Allahabad track doubling process

🕔12:05, 24.Oct 2016

Varanasi, Oct 24  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Rs 751 crore project for doubling the railway track from Varanasi, officials said.“Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for the doubling railway tracks on the 120

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The new Ganga of Varanasi: UrjaGanga

The new Ganga of Varanasi: UrjaGanga

🕔11:45, 24.Oct 2016

For sometime now there has been a great deal of buzz about India’s move to a gas-based economy. And on Monday, 24th Oct. 2016,  this perhaps takes the first step with Prime Minister laying the foundation stone for Rs 1000 crore City

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BRICS Economics: CHANGING FINANCIAL MAKEUP…

BRICS Economics: CHANGING FINANCIAL MAKEUP…

🕔10:38, 24.Oct 2016

BRICS Economics CHANGING FINANCIAL MAKEUP By Shivaji Sarkar   Political brouhaha subdued the economic gains made at the Goa BRICS summit. Business talk at the meet, as also on the sidelines, has largely played a significant role. This would include

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MP receives over Rs 5.5-lakh crore investment proposals

MP receives over Rs 5.5-lakh crore investment proposals

🕔10:36, 24.Oct 2016

Indore, Oct 24  During the two-day Global Investors’ Summit, which concluded here on Sunday, investment proposals worth over Rs 5.5 lakh crore were received, said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.The Chief Minister said: “We have received 2,630 investment

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MEA also contributed to 53% FDI growth: Sushma Swaraj

MEA also contributed to 53% FDI growth: Sushma Swaraj

🕔10:34, 24.Oct 2016

Indore, Oct 24  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that the role of her ministry is undergoing transformation, as apart from diplomatic functions, now it is also acting as a catalyst to national development. Addressing the closing ceremony

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Jordan, US sign $787 mn grant agreements

Jordan, US sign $787 mn grant agreements

🕔10:31, 24.Oct 2016

Amman, Oct 24  Jordan and the United States signed four grant agreements under which the US will provide the Arab country with $786.8 million for 2016, a minister told a press conference on Sunday.Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Imad Fakhoury

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President of India Greets Zambia on its Independence Day

President of India Greets Zambia on its Independence Day

🕔10:12, 24.Oct 2016

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and the people of the Republic of Zambia on the eve of their Independence Day (October 24, 2016). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Edgar

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UP CM Akhilesh sacks Shivpal, three other ministers

UP CM Akhilesh sacks Shivpal, three other ministers

🕔16:47, 23.Oct 2016

Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh’s ruling Samajwadi Party appeared headed for a split after Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday sacked his uncle Shivpal Yadav and three other ministers from the cabinet. The dramatic decision followed a meeting of Akhilesh

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Cairn India Q2 net at Rs 779 crore zooms 139 per cent

Cairn India Q2 net at Rs 779 crore zooms 139 per cent

🕔09:50, 22.Oct 2016

New Delhi, Oct 22  Oil and gas major Cairn India on Friday posted an impressive 139 per cent jump in net profit for the second quarter ended September at Rs 779 crore as against Rs 326 crore recorded in the

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India inks loan pact with World Bank for Eastern Freight Corridor

India inks loan pact with World Bank for Eastern Freight Corridor

🕔09:49, 22.Oct 2016

New Delhi, Oct 22  The government on Friday signed an agreement for a $650 million loan from the World Bank towards the third tranche for construction of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) designed for faster movement of goods between

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