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Petrol pump dealers withdraw all-India strike call

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Petrol pump dealers on Wednesday called off their proposed strike on October 13, according to industry body United Petroleum Front (UPF). According to a UPF spokesperson, the dealers’ association has withdrawn its call...

Bollywood actor Anupam Kher is the new FTII chairman

New Delhi, Oct 11  Veteran actor Anupam Kher was on Wednesday named the new Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune. Kher will succeed the controversial Gajendra Chauhan, whose appointment had triggered student protests.
US businesses betting big on new envoy to India

US businesses betting big on new envoy to India

New Delhi, Oct 11  With Kenneth Juster being named as the new US Ambassador to India, US businesses are expecting that bilateral commercial ties will grow with him in that position, according to a senior office-bearer of a US-India business body. “We...

Trump, top defence officials discuss options on N.Korea

Washington, Oct 11  The White House has said US military leaders had briefed President Donald Trump on options regarding North Korea nuclear issue. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford on Tuesday...
Indo-German partnership to boost investments in food processing infra: MoFPI

Indo-German partnership to boost investments in food processing infra: MoFPI

New Delhi, Oct 11  The government on Tuesday said that Indo-German economic partnership will boost investments in Indias food processing ‘value chain infrastructure. According to the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), India’s participation...

25 percent voting in Gurdaspur LS by-election, minor clashes

Chandigarh, Oct 11  Minor clashes were reported between Congress and BJP-Akali Dal workers in some villages as voting began for the by-election in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab on Wednesday. Election officials said 23-25 percent voting was reported...

Coal India signs wage agreement with unions

Kolkata, Oct 11  After long negotiations, the Coal India management and workers’ unions on Tuesday signed the wage agreement for a 20 per cent hike which would be effective for five years till June 30, 2021. “Memorandum of Agreement for National...
India loses fastest growing economy rank; IMF slashes 2017 growth rate by 0.5 % to 6.7%

India loses fastest growing economy rank; IMF slashes 2017 growth rate by 0.5 % to 6.7%

United Nations, Oct 11  India has lost its rank as the world’s fastest growing major economy in the International Monetary Fund’s tally after it slashed India’s growth projection for 2017 by 0.5 percent to 6.7 percent on Tuesday. China...
Catalytic reduction of Combustion Ignition (CI) engine emissions using zeolite as catalyst synthesized from Lignite  fly ash

Catalytic reduction of Combustion Ignition (CI) engine emissions using zeolite as catalyst synthesized from Lignite fly ash

The emission of Green house gases is a big threat to atmosphere, which is aiding the global warming. NLC India is deploying many equipments operating with Diesel engines in mines. The usage of diesel engines emits exhaust gases like Carbon Monoxide (CO),...