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Embassy of India in The Hague to host Commonwealth Remembrance Day Service in memory of martyrs in the First and Second World Wars on November 12

Embassy of India in The Hague to host Commonwealth Remembrance Day Service in memory of martyrs in the First and Second World Wars on November 12

The Embassy of India on behalf of the Commonwealth-Netherlands Joint Committee of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, will host a Commonwealth Remembrance Day Service at the Westduin Cemetery in The Hague on November 12, 2017 to honour the sacrifices...

Demonetisation, GST broke textile hub Surat’s legs, says Rahul Gandhi

Gandhinagar, Nov 8 (IANS) Hitting out at the Narendra Modi government, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said demonetization and the GST rollout have “broken the legs” of Surat, as he observed a “black day” in...
India’s second tech support centre for IPRs set up in Chennai

India’s second tech support centre for IPRs set up in Chennai

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) India’s second Technology and Innovation Support Centre (TISC), under a World Intellectual Property Organisation programme, has been set up in Chennai, an official statement said on Wednesday. The Department of Industrial...
Looking forward to focus on sustainable ties with India: French Ambassador

Looking forward to focus on sustainable ties with India: French Ambassador

French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler on Wednesday said that France is looking forward to go beyond strategic ties and focus more on improving the bilateral relationship with India through sustainable...
Talks on to expand clean leather technology in India : UNIDO

Talks on to expand clean leather technology in India : UNIDO

Kolkata, Nov 8 (IANS) In a bid to apply clean tanning technologies to the leather industry, discussions are on to expand ‘hair saving’ technology to clusters across India, a UNIDO official said here on Wednesday. As many as eight pilot projects...

Decision on commercial coal mining likely this month : Coal Secretary Susheel Kumar

Kolkata, Nov 8 (IANS) The proposal for commercial coal mining is expected to be cleared by the Union cabinet this month and the auction of coal blocks is likely to commence by the end of this fiscal, an official said on Wednesday. “The decision...

India invites investment from Belgian industry

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) India on Wednesday extended an invitation to Belgian industry to invest in the country pointing the progress made towards ease of doing business and said the government is committed to assist foreign companies in setting up their...
Shri R. K. Singh leads Indian Delegation in the IEA Ministerial, Paris 

Shri R. K. Singh leads Indian Delegation in the IEA Ministerial, Paris 

The Minister of State (I/C) for Power and New and Renewable Energy, Shri Raj Kumar Singh speaking about India’s Transition to Clean Energy at the Plenary of IEA Ministerial Meeting, in Paris on November 08, 2017. Emphasises importance of Clean Energy...
Belgian King, Queen to be treated to Bollywood dance

Belgian King, Queen to be treated to Bollywood dance

Tom Decauyper, Dr.Ayla Joncheere & Laura Neyskens New Delhi, Nov 8  Bollylicious, a four-member Belgium-based dance collective, is set to perform to Bollywood songs inspired by Rajasthani folk and semi-classical music as part of a cultural event...

Coal India to legally examine show cause notices served to subsidiary

Kolkata, Nov 8  Coal India is going to “legally” examine the show cause notices issued by the Odisha government to its subsidiary – Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd – carrying penalty of Rs 20,169 crore for violating mining plans, environmental...
Mary Kom wins gold at Asian Boxing Championship

Mary Kom wins gold at Asian Boxing Championship

Ho Chi Minh City, Nov 8  Star Indian boxer MC Mary Kom defeated North Korea’s Hyang Mi Kim in the 48 kg category to clinch gold in the Asian Boxing Championship here on Wednesday. The Olympic bronze medallist got the better of her opponent in...

Delhi schools to shut till Sunday due to pollution

New Delhi, Nov 8  All schools in the capital will remain shut till Sunday due to alarming levels of pollution, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday. “Delhi’s air quality is getting worse. In this situation, there...
Thick fog covers Delhi, air quality remains toxic

Thick fog covers Delhi, air quality remains toxic

New Delhi, Nov 8  The national capital and its adjoining suburbs were blanketed in a grey haze on Wednesday morning, dipping visibility to 300 meters at some places, causing train delays and slowing down flight operations here. Some 30 trains coming...

BHEL wins largest value EPC order for 765 kV Substation

New Delhi, November 8: In the face of stiff competion, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged a major order for setting up two 765 kV substations on EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) basis, in West Bengal. Significantly, valued...
His Majesty The King Philippe of Belgium calling on the President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan

His Majesty The King Philippe of Belgium calling on the President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan

His Majesty The King Philippe of Belgium calling on the President, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on November 07, 2017.

Goodbye 140 as Twitter rolls out 280-character limit for all

San Francisco, Nov 8  The 140-character limit that has been around since 2006 and became part of Twitter’s personality on Wednesday paved the way for a new 280-character limit that is now available virtually for all users — including for...

Kejriwal wants to meet Haryana, Punjab CMs over pollution

New Delhi, Nov 8  A day after Delhi witnessed its worst ‘air quality’ and ‘smog situation’ of the year, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he wished to meet his Haryana and Punjab counterparts to find a solution...

Russia’s arms export to reach $15.3 bn in 2017: Putin

Moscow, Nov 8  Russia’s export of arms and military equipment is expected to reach $15.3 billion by the end of 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. “Based on the results of January to September of this year, the portfolio...

Trump cancels surprise visit to North Korea border

Seoul, Nov 8  US President Donald Trump on Wednesday cancelled a visit to the tense Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas because bad weather ostensibly made it impossible for him to travel by helicopter to the border from Seoul. The president’s...
Open up UNSC reform process to world scrutiny: India

Open up UNSC reform process to world scrutiny: India

United Nations, Nov 8  Frustrated by the secretive machinations that have crippled the UN Security Council reform process, India has called for “opening it up to world scrutiny” so everyone can see what is behind its failure to even taking...