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India, Switzerland to enhance cooperation in fight against tax fraud

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India and Switzerland on Thursday agreed to enhance cooperation in the fight against tax fraud while acknowledging the need for a global level playing field for implementation of the international standards on tax transparency. A...

Heavy rains batter Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Sep 1  Heavy rains continued to batter most parts of the hill state of Uttarakhand on Friday, weather officials said. Rains lashed the state capital Dehradun on Thursday evening, leaving the city inundated. On Wednesday, the weatherman had...
Mumbai building crash toll increases to 33

Mumbai building crash toll increases to 33

Mumbai, Sep 1  The death toll in the worst building crash this monsoon here has increased to 33 with 10 others still feared trapped under the debris, the BMC Disaster Control said on Friday. At least 11 bodies were extricated from the rubble of the 117-year-old,...

SC to hold final hearing in Bofors case in October

New Delhi, Sep 1  The Supreme Court is likely to hear in October a plea seeking the restoration of charges against UK-based Hinduja brothers for their alleged involvement in the kickbacks in the purchase of Bofors Howitzer guns by India in the mid-eighties. A...
Samsung launches portable SSD T5 in India

Samsung launches portable SSD T5 in India

New Delhi, Sep 1  Samsung Electronics on Friday launched the Samsung Portable solid state drive (SSD) T5 with latest 64-layer V-NAND technology that enables it to deliver industry-leading transfer speed of up to 540MB/s with encrypted data security. The...
President of Swiss Confederation, Doris Leuthard meeting the President, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President of Swiss Confederation, Doris Leuthard meeting the President, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan

The President of Swiss Confederation, Doris Leuthard meeting the President, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on August 31, 2017.
OBC Categorisation: ANOTHER PANDORA’S BOX…

OBC Categorisation: ANOTHER PANDORA’S BOX…

OBC Categorisation ANOTHER PANDORA’S BOX By Dr.S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi)  The Union Government has decided to set up a Commission to undertake sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes (OBC). The announcement has come as a...
Anupam Kher dines with Swiss President

Anupam Kher dines with Swiss President

New Delhi, Sep 1  Veteran actor Anupam Kher dined with Swiss President Doris Leuthard at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. Anupam, 62, on Thursday shared a photograph of the invite and captioned it: “It was an honour to attend dinner in honour of…...

Looking forward to strategic partnership with BRICS members: Putin

Moscow, Sep 1  Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow was looking to expand strategic partnership with the BRICS member nations to create a fair multi-polar world and equal development conditions for all, a statement said on Friday. Ahead for the...

India’s Q1 GDP growth slows down to 5.7%

New Delhi, Sept 01  Pulled down by sluggish manufacturing, growth in the Indian economy during the first quarter of this fiscal fell to 5.7 per cent, clocking the lowest GDP growth rate under the Narendra Modi dispensation, official data showed on Thursday....
India, Switzerland sign two MoUs in rail sector

India, Switzerland sign two MoUs in rail sector

New Delhi, Sept 01 The Indian Railways on Thursday signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with Switzerland for technical cooperation and to establish George Fernandes Institute of Tunnel Technology (GFITT) in Goa. The MoUs were signed in the presence...

PNB reduces Marginal Cost of Funds Based Lending Rate (MCLR) and Base rate

Reduction in Marginal Cost of Funds Based Lending Rate (MCLR) and Base rate Punjab National Bank has reduced Marginal Cost of Funds Based Lending Rate (MCLR) by 20-25 BPS w.ef. 01.09.2017. The revised MCLR rates are as under:-
एनएचपीसी राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन के लिए केंद्रीय राज्य मंत्री (स्वतंत्र प्रभार) विद्युत, कोयला, नवीन व नवीकरणीय ऊर्जा तथा  खान द्वारा सम्मानित

एनएचपीसी राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन के लिए केंद्रीय राज्य मंत्री (स्वतंत्र प्रभार) विद्युत, कोयला, नवीन व नवीकरणीय ऊर्जा तथा खान द्वारा सम्मानित

विद्युत मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार की हिंदी सलाहकार समिति की बैठक में माननीय केंद्रीय राज्य मंत्री (स्वतंत्र...
India ready to finance carbon-capture technology : Piyush Goyal

India ready to finance carbon-capture technology : Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India is fully prepared to finance carbon-capture technology but the developed world’s approach in this area leaves much to be desired, New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal has said. “The government is ready...