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President Kovind arrives in Ethiopia

President Kovind arrives in Ethiopia

President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind being received by the President of Ethiopia, H.E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome on his arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Oct 4 (IANS) Indian President Ram Nath Kovind arrived here...

GST Council to decide on tax refunds on Friday

Bengaluru, Oct 4 (IANS) The GST Council would decide on the integrated Goods and Services Tax refunds at its next meeting in New Delhi on Friday, its Group of Ministers (GoM) head Sushil Kumar Modi said on Wednesday. “The GST Council meeting on...

Renewable power hits record in 2016 : IEA

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Renewable power capacity grew a record amount globally last year with China continuing to be the main driver of growth, the IEA’s renewables market analysis and forecast said on Wednesday. The US and India are also expected...
Cabinet apprised of MoU with Switzerland for tilting trains

Cabinet apprised of MoU with Switzerland for tilting trains

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Union Cabinet was on Wednesday apprised of a MoU signed with Switzerland on technical cooperation in the rail sector, including development of tilting trains that tilt on approaching a bend. The Memorandum of Understanding...
RBI maintains key rates, but eases liquidity

RBI maintains key rates, but eases liquidity

Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Rising inflationary pressure and concerns over “fiscal slippage” prompted India’s central bank, the RBI, on Wednesday to maintain its key lending rates. However, the central bank eased liquidity constraints, and...

India, Bhutan discuss bilateral ties

Thimphu, Oct 4 (IANS) India and Bhutan discussed their complete range of bilateral relations during the course of Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar’s ongoing visit to the Himalayan kingdom, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday. Apart from...
Rajnish Kumar is new SBI Chairman

Rajnish Kumar is new SBI Chairman

Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) A post-graduate in Physics-turned professional banker, Rajnish Kumar was on Wednesday named the new Chairman of the State Bank of India (SBI). Kumar, currently one of the Managing Directors in the National Banking Group of the SBI,...
India, Djibouti discuss maritime cooperation, renewable energy

India, Djibouti discuss maritime cooperation, renewable energy

Djibouti, Oct 4  President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday held delegation-level talks with his Djiboutian counterpart Omar Guelleh and discussed maritime cooperation and renewable energy among other issues. “#PresidentKovind accorded ceremonial...

RBI maintains key rates, as concerns over inflation, ‘fiscal slippage’ rise

Mumbai, Oct 4  Rising inflationary pressure and concerns over “fiscal slippage” prompted India’s central bank, the RBI, on Wednesday to maintain its key lending rates. According to the Reserve Bank of India’s fourth bi-monthly...
France approves tough anti-terror laws

France approves tough anti-terror laws

Paris, Oct 4  France has approved new anti-terror laws that include easier searches of homes and confining individuals to their home towns, without judicial approval, a media report said. The new law was expected to come into force before the latest...

India, emerging economies can attract billions of dollars for solar, wind power

As world energy markets transform at an unprecedented rate, India is at the forefront of the shift towards profitable renewables given that the countrys solar belt has the potential of 749 GW for power generation. As shown by a new IEEFA (Institute for...

Right-wing Surge in Germany: INDIAN MODEL FOR EUROPE!…

Right-wing Surge in Germany INDIAN MODEL FOR EUROPE! By Dr.D.K.Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI)   Liberals as well as progressives in Germany are shocked by the 19th Bundestag (Parliament) results. For the first time in German politics a right-wing...

UP CM to join ‘Jana Raksha Yatra’ in Kerala on Wednesday

New Delhi, Oct 4  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will join “Jana Raksha Yatra” or “March for People’s Protection” on Wednesday, a day after BJP President Amit Shah launched it on Tuesday from Payyannur in Kannur...
SAIL SPU at Kandrori inaugurated by Prime Minister

SAIL SPU at Kandrori inaugurated by Prime Minister

New Delhi, 4 October, 2017: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated SAIL’s Steel Processing Unit (SPU), Kandrori, today at a function held in Bilaspur. This Steel Processing Unit of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) shall produce TMT...

SpiceJet launches Guwahati-Dibrugarh flight service

New Delhi, Oct 4  Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Tuesday launched flights to its 50th destination — Dibrugarh — by introducing daily services on the Guwahati-Dibrugarh route. According to SpiceJet, it is the first airline to offer daily...
Reliance Commodities launches intuitive trading app

Reliance Commodities launches intuitive trading app

Mumbai, Oct 4  Reliance Commodities on Tuesday said it has launched the country’s first advanced intuitive commodity trading application, available both on the web and mobile. According to the commodities broking arm of Reliance Capital, the key...
Kazakhstan to start exporting gas to China on October 15

Kazakhstan to start exporting gas to China on October 15

Astana, Oct 4 Kazakhstan has signed a trade agreement with China covering exports of 5 billion cubic meters of natural gas to the Asian giant for a year, a deal that is expected to generate $1 billion in earnings for the Central Asian country, JSC KazTransGas...
US expels 15 diplomats from Cuban Embassy in Washington

US expels 15 diplomats from Cuban Embassy in Washington

Washington, Oct 4  The US government on Tuesday ordered 15 Cuban Embassy diplomats to leave the country in response to the alleged acoustic attacks targeting American diplomats in Cuba. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement that 15 diplomats...
US Defense Secretary indicates support for Iran nuclear deal

US Defense Secretary indicates support for Iran nuclear deal

Washington, Oct 4  US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday that it was in America’s national interest to stay in a landmark deal clinched between Iran and six world powers to curb Iran’s nuclear programme. Mattis’ remarks at...
President of India Reaches Djibouti; Addresses Indian Community in Djibouti

President of India Reaches Djibouti; Addresses Indian Community in Djibouti

The President, Ram Nath Kovind during the Tete-a-Tete with the Prime Minister of Djibouti, Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed, in the VIP Lounge, at Djibouti – Ambouli International Airport. The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, has reached Djibouti...