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Congress wins Nanded-Waghala City Municipal Corporation elections

Congress wins Nanded-Waghala City Municipal Corporation elections

Nanded (Maharashtra), Oct 12 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday bagged the prestigious Nanded-Waghala City Municipal Corporation (NWCMC), bagging 43 of the 46 seats in the 81-seat body for which results have been declared and crushing the opposition. The...
India’s industrial output in August jumps 4.3% year-on-year

India’s industrial output in August jumps 4.3% year-on-year

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Indian Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for August released on Thursday showed that factory output grew 4.3 per cent against the same month last year on the back of robust mining and electricity sector growth. According...
Governors should lead by example in cleanliness : PM Modi

Governors should lead by example in cleanliness : PM Modi

President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind addressing the opening session of the 48th Conference of Governors, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on October 12, 2017. The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu and the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi are also...

Himachal polls on Nov 9, Gujarat date later

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Assembly polls in Congress-ruled Himachal Pradesh will be held on November 9, the Election Commission announced on Thursday, but gave no dates for BJP-governed Gujarat whose assembly term also ends in January. The result for...

100% cashback on recharge in Jio Diwali Dhan Dhana Dhan offer

New Delhi, Oct 12  Reliance Jio has announced a new Jio Diwali Dhan Dhana Dhan offer that would give its subscribers 100 per cent cashback on a recharge of Rs 399, according to sources. “All Jio customers who would recharge in this offer period...
Almost 100-year-old flower delivery service launches India website

Almost 100-year-old flower delivery service launches India website

Mumbai, Oct 12 Interflora, an almost 100-year-old flower delivery service based out of the US and UK, has launched an India-specific online edition for a country that “has the youngest population in the world” that has “a growing appetite...
EC to announce poll dates for Gujarat, Himachal

EC to announce poll dates for Gujarat, Himachal

New Delhi, Oct 12  The dates for the assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are likely to be announced on Thursday. The three-member Election Commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Jyoti will address a press conference at 4...

President of India Addresses Governors/Lt. Governors at the 48th Governors Conference at Rashtrapati Bhavan

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, opened the 48th Conference of Governors at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (October 12, 2017). The Conference is being attended by Twenty-seven Governors and three Lt. Governors of States and Union Territories....
Raje, Sinha inaugurate Kishangarh airport in Rajasthan

Raje, Sinha inaugurate Kishangarh airport in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Oct 12  Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, along with Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, inaugurated new airport at Kishangarh, over 100 km from here, on Wednesday. Addressing a gathering here, Raje said: “It...

Google to ‘permanently remove’ Home Mini’s faulty recording feature

San Francisco, Oct 12  Google has decided to “permanently remove” the feature that led its smart speaker ‘Home Mini’ accidentally record several times a day without being given any command from the user. The company said that...

Suu Kyi calls for speedy rehabilitation measures in Rakhine

Yangon, Oct 12  Myanmar’s de factor leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called for speeding up measures for humanitarian aid, rehabilitation, resettlement and development in the conflict-torn Rakhine state, Citing Myanmar News Agency, Xinhua reported on...

India again urges WTO permanent solution on food security

New Delhi, Oct 12 India has reiterated its call for a permanent solution to the food security issue at the World Trade Organisation at a WTO meet in Morocco’s Marrakesh, an official statement said on Wednesday. Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu “emphasised...
Cabinet approves change in status of international marine body

Cabinet approves change in status of international marine body

New Delhi, Oct 12  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) to change its status from an NGO to Inter-Governmental Organization (IGO). An official release...
Cabinet approves schemes to boost Skill India Mission

Cabinet approves schemes to boost Skill India Mission

New Delhi, Oct 12 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved two new World Bank-supported schemes of Rs 6,655 crore – Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) and Skill Strengthening for...
April-September income tax revenue up 15.8% at Rs 3.86 lakh cr

April-September income tax revenue up 15.8% at Rs 3.86 lakh cr

New Delhi, Oct 12  The Indian Income Tax Department’s collections in the first six months of the current fiscal at Rs 3.86 lakh crore grew 15.8 per cent over the same period last year, an official statement said on Wednesday. A Central Board of...
Reshuffle in top bureaucracy, Srinivas new Corporate Affairs Secretary

Reshuffle in top bureaucracy, Srinivas new Corporate Affairs Secretary

New Delhi, Oct 12  The government on Wednesday made 13 high-level bureaucratic changes, appointing Ajay Narayan Jha as Secretary, Department of Expenditure in the Finance Ministry and Injeti Srinivas as Secretary, Corporate Affairs Ministry. The Appointments...
PNB organizes Debate on Vigilance

PNB organizes Debate on Vigilance

Punjab National Bank organized Vigilance Awareness Programme at Manav Rachna University, Faridabad.  The Programme was presided over by Shri S K Nagpal, Chief Vigilance Officer, Punjab National Bank and Shri D P Naik, Advisor Central Vigilance Commission. The...
Oil India Limited awarded with prestigious “Greentech HR Platinum Award 2017- for Training Excellence”

Oil India Limited awarded with prestigious “Greentech HR Platinum Award 2017- for Training Excellence”

(Seen in the picture from the left: Mrs. MonalisaKamlesh Mehta, OSD, OIL; Mr. B P Sarma, RCE, OIL; Mr. Mr. R. K. Dubey, Chief Advisor- Greenetch Foundation; Mr. KamleshwarSharan, Chairman & CEO, Greentech Foundation; Mr. R K Talukder, CGM(L&D),...
Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan at the launch of the IGL Smart

Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan at the launch of the IGL Smart

The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan at the launch of the IGL Smart Card, prepaid CNG cards for both retail and fleet customers, in New Delhi on October 11, 2017. TThe Members...