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Innovation to be focus of Belgian King’s India visit

New Delhi, Nov 3  When Belgium’s King Phillipe and Queen Mathilda arrive on a state visit to India from November 5 to 11, cooperation in the field of innovation will be the key area of focus, Belgian Ambassador to India Jan Luykx said. “With...

Doing business in India easier now: Modi

New Delhi, Nov 3  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday invited global investors to do business in India, which he said was “easier now” after his government repealed archaic laws and launched attractive fiscal incentives. Describing India...
Pyongyang condemns US bomber flights near Korean peninsula

Pyongyang condemns US bomber flights near Korean peninsula

Pyongyang/Washington, Nov 3  North Korea on Friday condemned two US bombers flying near the Korean peninsula claiming that the exercise was a trial run for a surprise nuclear attack, media reports said. US Air Force B-1 bombers, accompanied by fighter...

Twitter employee briefly shuts down Trump’s account

San Francisco, Nov 3  A Twitter employee brought down US President Donald Trump’s Twitter account for 11 minutes on his last day at office, the micro-blogging platform confirmed on Friday. Trump’s Twitter account @realdonaldtrump disappeared...
Tillerson to visit Myanmar

Tillerson to visit Myanmar

Washington, Nov 3  US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Myanmar to push for an end to the violence that has plagued the country’s Rakhine state resulting is the mass exodus of the Rohingya Muslim minority, the State Department announced. He...
NTPC blast: Minister Anupriya visits injured shifted to Safdarjung

NTPC blast: Minister Anupriya visits injured shifted to Safdarjung

New Delhi, Nov 3 Two of the injured in the NTPC boiler blast in Uttar Pradesh has been shifted to the Safdarjung hospital here. Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel has visited them. A green corridor was created to bring the...
America’s largest environment group seeks Energy Secretary’s resignation

America’s largest environment group seeks Energy Secretary’s resignation

Washington, Nov 3  The US’s largest and most influential environmental organisation said Energy Secretary Rick Perry should resign over his remarks that fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assault. The California-based group Sierra Club released...
China working with India to improve ties

China working with India to improve ties

Beijing, Nov 3  Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Cheng Xiaodong has said that Beijing was working with New Delhi to improve the bilateral ties which were guided by the “neighbourhood diplomacy with Chinese characteristics”. Cheng on Thursday...

5.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan

Tokyo, Nov 3  An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture on Friday. No tsunami warning was issued. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the offshore temblor struck at a latitude of 42.6 degrees...
Ukraine, UAE to launch visa-free travel

Ukraine, UAE to launch visa-free travel

Kiev, Nov 3  Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, have agreed to launch a visa-free travel between their countries, the Ukrainian presidential press service said. The...
Ivanka Trump attends World Assembly of Women in Tokyo

Ivanka Trump attends World Assembly of Women in Tokyo

Tokyo, Nov 3  US President Donald Trump’s daughter and senior advisor Ivanka Trump on Friday spoke about women’s participation in the economy at the World Assembly of Women here, an annual conference sponsored by the Japanese government,...
Xi Jinping to attend APEC Summit in Vietnam

Xi Jinping to attend APEC Summit in Vietnam

Beijing, Nov 3  Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to Vietnam and Laos from November 10 to 14, the Foreign Ministry announced on Friday. Xi will attend the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Da Nang,...
Canadian PM to visit Vietnam, Philippines

Canadian PM to visit Vietnam, Philippines

Ottawa, Nov 3  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that he will visit Vietnam and the Philippines from November 6 to 14. “Canada and Vietnam’s relationship is anchored in strong people-to-people connections, and has expanded...
Karnataka to create ecosystem for using nanotechnology across verticals

Karnataka to create ecosystem for using nanotechnology across verticals

Bengaluru, Nov 3 The Karnataka government would create an ecosystem for bringing all stakeholders to use nanotechnology across verticals, including engineering, medicine, energy, transport and communication, said renowned scientist C.N.R. Rao here on...
India, Kazakhstan begin joint army exercise

India, Kazakhstan begin joint army exercise

Shimla, Nov 3  India and Kazakh troops started a joint exercise in Himachal Pradesh’s Bakloh on Thursday, an official statement said. The exercise ‘Prabal Dostyk’ which means ‘Robust Friendship’ in Hindi and Kazakh and...

RBI asks large borrowers to get identifier code from banks

Mumbai, Nov 3  In a move to improve risk management post the global financial crisis, the RBI on Thursday said it has decided that corporate borrowers having exposure of Rs 50 crore and above will have to mandatorily obtain the 20-digit Legal Entity...
Government approves FDI proposals worth Rs 24.56 cr

Government approves FDI proposals worth Rs 24.56 cr

New Delhi, Nov 3  The government on Thursday said that it has approved foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals worth Rs 24.56 crore, including one from Sterling Commerce Solutions India. “During the month of October, the Department of Economic...

Coal India misses production target by 5% during Apr-Oct

Kolkata, Nov 3  Amid complaints from thermal power plants over inadequate supply of fuel, Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Thursday reported that it has produced 278.01 million tonnes during the April to October period, but missed the target by five per cent. The...
VIGILANCE EXCELLENCE AWARD – 2017 TO PNB

VIGILANCE EXCELLENCE AWARD – 2017 TO PNB

Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) conferred Vigilance Excellence Award – 2017 to PNB for Outstanding Contribution. The Award was given by Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India on 30.10.2017 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, to Sh S K Nagpal,...
Visit of Vigilance Commissioner, Central Vigilance Commission at PNB

Visit of Vigilance Commissioner, Central Vigilance Commission at PNB

Sitting Left to Right :Shri Satish K Nagpal, CVO, Shri Sunil Mehta, MD & CEO, Dr T M Bhasin, Vigilance Commissioner, CVC, Shri K.V. Brahmaji Rao, ED, Dr. R.S. Sangapure, ED & Shri Sanjiv Sharan, ED On 01.11.2017 during Vigilance Awareness Week...