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WhatsApp apologises for brief global outage

WhatsApp apologises for brief global outage

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) WhatsApp users across the world, including in India, heaved a sigh of relief on Friday after the instant messaging app was restored after it went down globally, sending people into a tizzy. Users were able to send and receive...
Insolvency rules for individuals, firms likely to be in place by December

Insolvency rules for individuals, firms likely to be in place by December

Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) Rules and regulations on insolvency resolution process for individuals and firms are expected to be in place by December, an official said on Friday. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) had constituted a Working...

Government to make hallmarking compulsory for gold jewellery

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The government could make hallmarking compulsory for gold jewellery by January next year to certify the purity of the metal being sold. Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said buyers...
Shipping Corporation’s net loss mounts in Q2

Shipping Corporation’s net loss mounts in Q2

Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) on Friday posted a net loss of Rs 76.18 crore in the quarter ended September 30, up from Rs 17.77 crore in the year-ago period. Its revenue from operations, during the quarter under review,...
Food CEOs interact with PM; appreciate GST, FDI liberalisation

Food CEOs interact with PM; appreciate GST, FDI liberalisation

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the Global CEOs of the Food Processing Sector as part of the ongoing World Food India event, in New Delhi on November 03, 2017.The Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal and...

Food processing will be a main industry in future : Jaitley

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The entire Indian agriculture value chain is set to change drastically and food processing is going to be a main industry in the future, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday at World Food India 2017, even as event’s...
Delhi government orders market check after high onion, tomato prices

Delhi government orders market check after high onion, tomato prices

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Delhi government on Friday ordered inspections of wholesale and retail markets across the city to check hoarding of tomatoes and onions. “Steady and continuous rise in prices of tomato and onion without any plausible...

Coal movement through road up by 12 mt : Coal India

Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) Coal India on Friday said the movement of coal through road was a little over 93 million tonne (mt) during the April to October period of the current fiscal, up by 12 mt over the same period last year. “As of end of October...
All-party meeting in Kozhikode over protests against GAIL pipeline

All-party meeting in Kozhikode over protests against GAIL pipeline

Kozhikode (Kerala), Nov 3 (IANS) With protests against laying of GAIL pipelines in parts of Kozhikode and Malappuram districts taking a violent turn, the Kerala government has decided to call an all-party meeting on Monday over the issue. State Industries...

KCR hands over cheque to BHEL for power plant

Hyderabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday handed over a cheque of Rs 417.16 crore to BHEL for Damaracharla Yadadri ultra mega thermal power plant. The 4,000 MW ultra mega power plant is coming up at Damaracharla...

Greater awareness of Aadhaar linking risks, mitigation needed : ICERT

Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) There is a need for greater public awareness of cybersecurity risks and mitigation measures regarding compulsory linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts and mobiles, Indian Computer Emergency Response Team Director General Sanjay...

Recapitalisation funds to take care of credit growth: SBI

Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) The State Bank of India expects additional capital flowing from the proposed Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation plan would add to its capacity to take care of future credit growth, an official said on Friday. The Centre has announced...

Four NGOs booked for multi-crore toilet scam

Patna, Nov 3 (IANS) Cases were filed on Friday against two Bihar government officials and four NGOs for misappropriating government funds to the tune of over Rs 13.50 crore meant for construction of toilets in the state capital, a senior official said. Patna...

Y.V. Reddy disapproves of RBI’s insolvency stick to tame NPAs

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) move to direct banks to take major debt defaulters through insolvency route to tackle non-performing assets (NPAs) was “not correct” in principle, former RBI Governor Y.V. Reddy...

SriLankan Airlines looks to boost travellers to India, Australia via Colombo

Melbourne, Nov 3 Eyeing the growth in passenger traffic between India and Australia, SriLankan Airlines has launched a direct flight service to Melbourne from its Colombo hub. Launched on October 29, 2017, the service is aimed at attracting Indian passenger...
CM of Telangana hands over advance cheque to BHEL for setting up 5×800 MW Yadadri Power Project

CM of Telangana hands over advance cheque to BHEL for setting up 5×800 MW Yadadri Power Project

November 3: The Chief Minister of Telangana, K. Chandrashekhar Rao, handed over the cheque of initial advance to Atul Sobti, CMD, BHEL in the presence of G. Jagadish Reddy, Energy Minister, Govt. Of Telangana, and Prabhakar Rao, CMD, TSGENCO, for the...
Modi meets Armenian President

Modi meets Armenian President

New Delhi, Nov 3  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties. “Reinvigorating age-old ties. PM @narendramodi meets President Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia, discusses ways...
Modi meets Latvian PM

Modi meets Latvian PM

New Delhi, Nov 3 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met his Latvian counterpart Maris Kucinskis and held bilateral talks. “Strengthening the bonds of friendship. (Modi and Kucinskis) discussed wide range of bilateral issues,” External...
With 100% FDI, food sector priority in ‘Make In India’: Modi

With 100% FDI, food sector priority in ‘Make In India’: Modi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressing the gathering at the inauguration ceremony of the World Food India 2017, in New Delhi on November 03, 2017. New Delhi, Nov 3  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the food sector that allows 100 per...
South Australian delegation arriving for India Business Mission

South Australian delegation arriving for India Business Mission

Mumbai, Nov 3  A 50-member delegation led by Minister for Investment and Trade of the South Australian government, Martin Hamilton-Smith, will arrive here on Sunday for a week-long third India Business Mission (IBM), an official said on Friday. South...