TRAI slashes mobile number portability charges to Rs 4 per from Rs 19

TRAI slashes mobile number portability charges to Rs 4 per from Rs 19

🕔21:28, 31.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 31  Keeping in view upsurge in mobile number portability (MNP) requests, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has decided to slash its rate to Rs 4 per successful porting from Rs 19 earlier. The TRAI arrived

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Delhi master plan to be amended to end sealing drive: Puri

Delhi master plan to be amended to end sealing drive: Puri

🕔21:25, 31.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 31  Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday said that the government were planning to amend the Master Plan 2021 for Delhi in an attempt to provide a relief to traders from an

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Rare ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ leaves millions awestruck in India

Rare ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ leaves millions awestruck in India

🕔21:22, 31.Jan 2018

New Delhi/Bengaluru, Jan 31  The much awaited “Supermoon” became visible in India a little later than expected on Wednesday but when it did, millions of stargazers across the country relished the rare celestial triple delight with a sense of awe.

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SC seeks Centre’s response on Rohingyas

SC seeks Centre’s response on Rohingyas

🕔21:19, 31.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 31  The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the Centre’s response on a plea that the BSF was stopping Rohingya refugees from entering India. Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud sought the response

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India’s GDP growth fell to 7.1% in 2016-17 from 8.2% in 2015-16

India’s GDP growth fell to 7.1% in 2016-17 from 8.2% in 2015-16

🕔21:14, 31.Jan 2018

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, Jan 31 In line with the earlier official estimate of the country’s GDP growth in the last fiscal, demonetisation-hit India’s gross domestic product during 2016-17 grew at 7.1 per cent, Central Statistics Office (CSO) data showed

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REC and UNFPA join hands for CSR initiatives in India

REC and UNFPA join hands for CSR initiatives in India

🕔21:12, 31.Jan 2018

Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd. (RECL) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) India signed an agreement of Rs. 32.84 crore to support a range of innovative projects across the country under CSR initiatives of REC. The projects will be implemented and

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Prasant Kumar Mohapatra, New Director(Technical ) NTPC

Prasant Kumar Mohapatra, New Director(Technical ) NTPC

🕔21:09, 31.Jan 2018

Shri Prasant Kumar Mohapatra has taken over the charge as Director (Technical), NTPC with effect from 31st January 2018.  Shri Prasant Kumar Mohapatra graduated in Mechanical Engineering from REC Rourkela in the year 1980. He joined NTPC in 1980 as an

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SC reserves order on Agusta helicopter purchase

SC reserves order on Agusta helicopter purchase

🕔21:00, 31.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 31  The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order seeking a probe into alleged irregularities in the purchase of AgustaWestland helicopter for VIPs in 2006-07 and the foreign bank accounts purportedly linked to the son of Chhattisgarh

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Subhash Kumar takes charge as Director (Finance), ONGC

Subhash Kumar takes charge as Director (Finance), ONGC

🕔20:57, 31.Jan 2018

Subhash Kumar has taken charge as Director (Finance), ONGC today. Mr Kumar was recommended to the position by Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB) on 26th October, 2017 and has been appointed to the post by the President of India. Prior

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Gomti Express cancelled till March 17

Gomti Express cancelled till March 17

🕔15:06, 31.Jan 2018

Lucknow, Jan 31 The Gomti Express, which runs between Lucknow and New Delhi, has been cancelled till March 17, a railway official said on Wednesday. The train was cancelled due to fog till January 31. The Northern Railway said this has

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IndianOil commissions Octamax Unit at Mathura Refinery

IndianOil commissions Octamax Unit at Mathura Refinery

🕔14:01, 31.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan. 31: Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil) has once again demonstrated its competence in successful implementation of state-of-the-art refining technologies developed by its own R&D Centre with the timely commissioning of the Octamax Unit at its Mathura Refinery. The

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British envoy calls on UP CM, discusses trade

British envoy calls on UP CM, discusses trade

🕔13:45, 31.Jan 2018

Lucknow, Jan 31 British High Commissioner to India, Sir Dominic Asquith, called on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday and discussed bilateral ties, an official said. Opportunities in education, infrastructure and health sectors were discussed at the meeting,

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Earthquake hits Srinagar, tremors felt in Delhi NCR

Earthquake hits Srinagar, tremors felt in Delhi NCR

🕔12:50, 31.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 31 : Delhi and several parts of northern India experienced tremors on Wednesday following an earthquake on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border. According to the India Meteorological Department, the earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale struck at a

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Samsung reaps $39.30 bn net profit in 2017

Samsung reaps $39.30 bn net profit in 2017

🕔11:26, 31.Jan 2018

Seoul, Jan 31  South Korean technology giant Samsung Electronics achieved a net profit of $39.30 billion, 85.6 per cent more than in 2016 thanks to the boom in the memory chip industry. The company also earned a gross operating profit

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Misty Wednesday morning in Delhi, 22 trains cancelled

Misty Wednesday morning in Delhi, 22 trains cancelled

🕔11:21, 31.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 31  It was a misty Wednesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 9.9 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season’s average, the Met Office said. At least 22 trains were cancelled, 32 delayed and two

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India After Gandhi: MAHATMA’S IDEALS FORGOTTEN?…

India After Gandhi: MAHATMA’S IDEALS FORGOTTEN?…

🕔09:50, 31.Jan 2018

India After Gandhi MAHATMA’S IDEALS FORGOTTEN? By Dhurjati Mukherjee  Seven decades later after Mahatma Gandhi was killed, 30 January1948, the nation remembered the father of the nation yesterday. Many would look back and wonder whether his teachings are relevant in

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Xi Jinping elected deputy to 13th NPC

Xi Jinping elected deputy to 13th NPC

🕔09:47, 31.Jan 2018

Hohhot, Jan 31  Chinese President Xi Jinping was elected deputy to the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) by a unanimous vote at the first session of the 13th regional people’s congress of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on Tuesday. Xi

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Decision on orange passport rescinded: MEA

Decision on orange passport rescinded: MEA

🕔09:46, 31.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 31  India on Tuesday rescinded its decision to issue passports with orange-coloured jackets to those with ECR status, such as unskilled workers seeking employment abroad. “A decision was taken by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on

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India signs $100 mn loan agreement for TN rural enterprises

India signs $100 mn loan agreement for TN rural enterprises

🕔09:44, 31.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 31  The Indian government on Tuesday signed a $100 million loan agreement with the World Bank to promote rural enterprises and create employment opportunities for youth, particularly women, across 26 districts of Tamil Nadu, an official statement

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NTPC lists at India International Exchange to raise $6 bn

NTPC lists at India International Exchange to raise $6 bn

🕔09:43, 31.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 31  State-run power generator NTPC on Tuesday said it has listed its $6 billion (Rs 40,000 crore) medium-term note (MTN) programme on the India International Exchange (India INX) at IFSC, GIFT City. With this listing, the NTPC

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