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Neyveli Lignite organises HB level Checking Camp for Adolescent School / College Girl students

Neyveli Lignite organises HB level Checking Camp for Adolescent School / College Girl students

Neyveli, Oct 09 The Corporate Social Responsibility Cell (CSR)of Neyveli Lignite Corporation is conducting the Arogyaa Camps for rendering medical services with place utility to the villagers in and around NLCIL’s project locations in Cuddalore District...

India looks at strategic partnership with oil producers

  The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in a group photograph with the Oil and Gas CEOs and Experts from across the world, in New Delhi on October 09, 2017. The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship,...
PM Modi meets oil honchos, stresses on need for access to energy in eastern India

PM Modi meets oil honchos, stresses on need for access to energy in eastern India

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in a group photograph with the Oil and Gas CEOs and Experts from across the world, in New Delhi on October 09, 2017. The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship,...

Truckers go off roads to protest GST, daily diesel price revision

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Hundreds and thousands of trucks kept off the roads across the country on Monday beginning a two-day strike to protest against the GST and calling for an end to daily revision of fuel prices. The strike sparked price rise due...
Reliance Commercial Finance inks agreement with IREDA for Rs 300 cr loan

Reliance Commercial Finance inks agreement with IREDA for Rs 300 cr loan

Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Reliance Commercial Finance Ltd on Monday said it has signed an agreement with Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA) for Rs 300 crore loan. In a statement, the company said the IREDA loan will be used to lend to...

Truckers’ strike halts goods movement across Karnataka

Bengaluru, Oct 9 (IANS) The two-day nation-wide token strike by truckers in support of their various demands, including bringing diesel under the GST regime, has halted movement of goods across Karnataka from Monday, said an official. “All trucks...

500,000 trucks in TN on strike, keep off roads

Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) Around five lakh trucks went off roads in Tamil Nadu on Monday pressing for various demands including a revision of GST rates and an end to daily revision of diesel prices, said an official of the All India Motor Transport Congress...
Richard Thaler awarded Economics Nobel

Richard Thaler awarded Economics Nobel

Photo Courtesy : DW Oslo, Oct 9 (IANS) The Nobel Prize in Economics was on Monday awarded to American economist Richard H. Thaler. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017 was bestowed on the 72-year-old for his...

GST : Trucks go off road in Himachal

Shimla, Oct 9 (IANS) Truckers went on a day-long strike in Himachal Pradesh on Monday over various demands, including a revision of the GST rates and an end to daily revision of diesel prices. “We are observing the day-long strike on the call for...
Director General, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Shri R K Pachnanda, presenting a memento to the Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Director General, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Shri R K Pachnanda, presenting a memento to the Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Director General, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Shri R K Pachnanda, presenting a memento to the Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Millions of weavers vulnerable due to GST

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Millions of India’s poor artisans and craftspeople, struggling to keep alive their traditional crafts and livelihoods, have been hit hard by the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that has pitted them in an...
India, Lithuania sign extradition treaty

India, Lithuania sign extradition treaty

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Linas Antanas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania exchange Treaty on Extradition and Protocol, Amending and Supplementing the Agreement related to Air Services, in New Delhi New Delhi, Oct...
Managing Director & CEO of ICICI Bank Limited Ms. Chanda Kochhar presenting a cheque of Rupees Ten crore towards Armed Forces Flag Day Fund to the Defence Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman

Managing Director & CEO of ICICI Bank Limited Ms. Chanda Kochhar presenting a cheque of Rupees Ten crore towards Armed Forces Flag Day Fund to the Defence Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman

Managing Director & CEO of ICICI Bank Limited Ms. Chanda Kochhar presenting a cheque of Rupees Ten crore towards Armed Forces Flag Day Fund to the Defence Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman

Reliance Jio tops TRAI’s 4G download speed test for August

New Delhi, Oct 9  Reliance Jio has topped the telecom regulator’s 4G download speed test for the eighth consecutive month, official data showed on Monday. According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s speed data, Jio recorded average...

JeM commander killed in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 9  The operational chief of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), a Pakistani national, was killed on Monday in a gun battle with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Police sources said the security forces surrounded...

Chinese products sales may decline 40-45% this Diwali: Assocham

New Delhi, Oct 9  Be it decorative items like lights, gift items, lamps and wall hangings or other product, the sale of Chinese products is likely to decline by 40-45 per cent this Diwali as compared to last year, a survey by Assocham-Social Development...
No firecrackers for Delhi-NCR: SC

No firecrackers for Delhi-NCR: SC

New Delhi, Oct 9  The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that there will be no sale of firecrackers during Diwali, as it restored a November 2016 order banning the sale and stocking of firecrackers in Delhi and National Capital Region. A bench headed by Justice...
Delhi’s Central Vista to get new lighting system from Wednesday

Delhi’s Central Vista to get new lighting system from Wednesday

New Delhi, Oct 9  A special lighting system for the famous Central Vista — comprising the iconic North and South Block buildings of the Indian government – with 16 million colour combinations, displaying a wide range of patterns and themes...
Perceptions, Postures and Pragmatism: India-Pakistan relations down the decades

Perceptions, Postures and Pragmatism: India-Pakistan relations down the decades

Title: The People Next Door — The Curious History of India-Pakistan Relations; Author: T.C.A. Raghavan; Publisher: HarperCollins ; Pages: 361; Price: Rs 699 Shifting from cordial and promising to suspicious and hostile (and back again), regularly...
NASA’s Mars Odyssey probe captures first image of moon Phobos

NASA’s Mars Odyssey probe captures first image of moon Phobos

This image combines two products from the first pointing at the Martian moon Phobos by the THEMIS camera on NASA’s Mars Odyssey orbiter, on September 29. (Photo: NASA) Washington, Oct 9 After orbitting the Red Planet for 16 years, NASA’s...