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Newly inducted Ministers assume charge, spell out priorities

Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan and the Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Anant Kumar Hegde assumed the charge of their portfolios New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A day after the union cabinet’s...

BRICS declaration names Pakistan-based terror groups

Xiamen (China), Sep 4 (IANS) In a big win for India’s campaign against terrorism emanating from Pakistan, the BRICS countries on Monday named the Pakistan-based groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) while calling for a comprehensive...

GST India’s biggest economic reform measure ever : PM Modi

Xiamen (China), Sep 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) introduced in July this year is the biggest economic reform ever in India. “India is changing fast into one of the most open economies...

Huge investments made in railways in 3 years will lead to development : Goyal

New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Piyush Goyal, who on Monday took office as Railway Minister, said that huge investments made in the railways in last three years will definitely lead to the development. “Huge investments in railways have been made in past...

RBI adds HDFC among banks ‘too big to fail’ with SBI, ICICI

Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday announced it has added private lender HDFC Bank to its list of “domestic systemically important banks” (D-SIBs) considered too big to fail. “In addition to the SBI (State...

BRICS Summit brings China, India closer : Chinese media

Xiamen (China), Sep 4 (IANS) The 9th BRICS Summit is indirectly serving as a venue to help mend ties between China and India after their recent border standoff, Chinese state-run media reported on Monday. The summit brought together representatives from...
Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu taking charge as the Union Minister for Commerce and Industry

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu taking charge as the Union Minister for Commerce and Industry

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu taking charge as the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, in New Delhi on September 04, 2017.
NRL exports diesel consignment to Myanmar

NRL exports diesel consignment to Myanmar

Imphal, Sep 4 (IANS) Assam’s Numaligarh Refinery Ltd (NRL) on Monday commenced export of High Speed Diesel to Myanmar, an official said. An NRL spokesman said that two tankers carrying 40 kilolitres of the fuel were flagged off by NRL’s...
Alphons takes charge of IT Ministry

Alphons takes charge of IT Ministry

Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma greeting the new Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism, Shri Alphons Kannanthanam New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) K.J. Alphons on Monday took charge...

CBDT signs 4 more Advance Pricing Agreements

New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into four more Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs), pertaining to sectors like telecom, banking, manufacturing and education, during August, an official statement said on Monday. “Out...
No incidents of ‘Locky’ ransomware in India: Trend Micro

No incidents of ‘Locky’ ransomware in India: Trend Micro

New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) As the government’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued an alert last weekend about the spread of a new ransomware called ‘Locky,’ global cyber security firm Trend Micro on Monday said no incidents...

BRICS nations sign four pacts

Xiamen (China), Sep 4 (IANS) To boost cooperation in different areas, including economy and trade, BRICS member states on Monday signed four agreements at the 9th Summit of the five-nation bloc here. The four documents are: BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India,...
BRICS leaders firmly oppose protectionism

BRICS leaders firmly oppose protectionism

Xiamen (China), Sep 4 (IANS) BRICS leaders reaffirmed on Monday they remained committed to an open and inclusive world economy and firmly opposed protectionism. “We will continue to firmly oppose protectionism. We recommit to our existing pledge...
BRICS nations call for more representation to emerging markets

BRICS nations call for more representation to emerging markets

Xiamen (China), Sep 4 (IANS) The BRICS nations have called for a global economic architecture reflective of the present landscape giving more representation to the emerging markets and developing countries. The declaration adopted at the ninth BRICS...

No need to change daily revision in fuel prices regime : Pradhan

New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said the dynamic pricing regime, whereby prices of transport fuels are revised daily, would continue despite petrol prices going up by over Rs 6 per litre since the scheme was introduced...
Mahesh Sharma Takes Charge as Minister of State Of Environment, Forest and Climate Change 

Mahesh Sharma Takes Charge as Minister of State Of Environment, Forest and Climate Change 

Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan greeting the new Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma New Delhi, Sep 04 Dr. Mahesh Sharma...
Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore (Retd.) assumes charge of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore (Retd.) assumes charge of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore taking charge as the Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge) New Delhi, Sep 04 Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore (Retd.) here today took charge of...
Dharmendra Pradhan assume charge as Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, to bring scale and speed to India’s Skill Mission

Dharmendra Pradhan assume charge as Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, to bring scale and speed to India’s Skill Mission

Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan and the Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Anant Kumar Hegde assumed the charge of their portfolios New Delhil September 04 Minister for Skill Development...
Piyush Goyal takes charge as Minister of Railways

Piyush Goyal takes charge as Minister of Railways

The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu greeting the new Union Minister for Railways, Shri Piyush Goyal, in New Delhi on September 04, 2017. The Minister of State for Railways, Shri Rajen Gohain is also seen. New Delhi,...
BRICS countries pledge to fight tax evasion

BRICS countries pledge to fight tax evasion

Xiamen (China), Sep 4  The BRICS Summit of five emerging economies on Monday pledged itself to creating a fair and modern global tax system that will address issues like tax evasion by shifting of profits to safe havens and to promote exchange of tax...