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Biggest Asean-India business summit in Delhi in January

Biggest Asean-India business summit in Delhi in January

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (ABIS) 2017, in Manila, Philippines on November 13, 2017. Manila, Nov 13 (IANS) Underlining the importance of building physical connectivity with the Asean...

India International Trade Fair to start on Tuesday

New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) With the theme “Start up Standup”, the 37th India International Trade Fair (IITF) is all set to flag-off on Tuesday with around 22 countries and 3,000 domestic and foreign companies as participants. The IITF 2017,...

Fossil fuels pushing earth closer to tipping points, scientists warn

By Vishal Gulati (18:52)  Bonn, Nov 13 (IANS) Global emissions from fossil fuels and industry are pushing the earth closer to a tipping points, scientists have warned. They say there is noticeable climate change and i’s still about to get much...
Northeast to get India’s first air dispensary : DONER Minister

Northeast to get India’s first air dispensary : DONER Minister

The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh chairing a meeting to review the status of India’s first-ever “Air...

Trump promises to fix trade deficit with Asia

Manila, Nov 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday promised to reduce his country’s trade deficit with Asia and pitched at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit here for reciprocal trade relations. Trump said the US seeks...

Food and fuel prices push India’s retail inflation in October

New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Food and fuel prices pushed India’s annual retail inflation rate higher in October, official data showed on Monday. According to the data furnished by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, October’s...

NTPC’s Q2 net profit at Rs 2,445 cr down 2%

New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) State-run power generator NTPC on Monday reported a marginal fall of 2.3 per cent in standalone net profit for the second quarter ending September at Rs 2,444.80 crore. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 2,469.47 crore...
Modi, Trump have ‘warm, productive meeting’ in Manila

Modi, Trump have ‘warm, productive meeting’ in Manila

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the President of United States of America (USA), Mr. Donald Trump, in Manila, Philippines on November 13, 2017 Manila, Nov 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump held a “warm...

Air quality back to ‘severe-plus’; Delhi seeks exemptions in odd-even scheme ‘this year’

New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The air quality in Delhi-NCR was back to “severe-plus” or “emergency” category on Monday — for the second time in past six days — even as the Delhi government urged the National Green Tribunal...

AAI blames IndiGo for mishap with wheelchair-bound passenger

New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Monday blamed budget carrier IndiGo for negligence that caused injuries to a passenger who fell off her wheelchair while being assisted by the airline’s staff at Lucknow airport. The...
Bharat 22 ETF opens on Tuesday, aims to raise Rs 8,000 cr

Bharat 22 ETF opens on Tuesday, aims to raise Rs 8,000 cr

New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Bharat 22 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) announced earlier this year as part of the government’s disinvestment programme will open for investors on Tuesday and end on November 17. With the initial issue size of Rs 8,000...

Over 400 killed in Iran earthquake near Iraqi border

Tehran/Baghdad, Nov 13 (IANS) Over 400 people were killed and thousands injured when a devastating 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Iran in a region bordering Iraq, damaging hundreds of buildings and causing massive destruction. The death toll could rise,...
PM Modi meets Philippines President

PM Modi meets Philippines President

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the President of Philippines, Mr. Rodrigo Duterte, in Manila, Philippines on November 13, 2017. Manila, Nov 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a bilateral meeting with Philippines President...

India, US working for Asia’s future: Modi

Manila, Nov 13  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India and the US were working together “for the future interests of Asia”. “Relations between India and the US are growing,” Modi told the media ahead of a bilateral...

Hijack scare on board Jet Airways flight

Mumbai, Nov 13  A possible hijack of a Jet Airways 9W 825 Cochin-Mumbai flight was averted after two passengers discussing a hijack plan were detained by security agencies, sources said. According to sources, the two passengers have been detained at...
PM Modi visits rice research centre in Philippines

PM Modi visits rice research centre in Philippines

Manila, Nov 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), a premier research organisation dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger through rice science at Los Banos in the Philippines. The...
Modi visits Jaipur Foot centre in Philippines

Modi visits Jaipur Foot centre in Philippines

Manila, Nov 13  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited the Mahaveer Philippine Foundation here that has helped rehabilitate thousands of disabled people in the country with the famed Jaipur Foot. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh...
Trump to push agenda at 31st Asean Summit

Trump to push agenda at 31st Asean Summit

Manila, Nov 13  US President Donald Trump on Monday attended the opening ceremony of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit here, where he is set to discuss security issues with his fellow leaders. Trump posed in the customary...

Pollution Catastrophe: REGIONAL, THINK BEYOND DELHI…

Pollution Catastrophe REGIONAL, THINK BEYOND DELHI By Shivaji Sarkar Each time Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) suffers smoggy conditions, the courts, National Green Tribunal and now the Environmental Pollution Control Authority (EPCA), come up with...
REC Celebrated Vigilance Awareness Week -2017

REC Celebrated Vigilance Awareness Week -2017

New Delhi: Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd. (REC), the premier NBFC in the Indian power sector, observed Vigilance Awareness Week from 30thOctober, 2017 to 4th November, 2017. All REC employees took the Integrity pledge vowing to commit to highest...