India, Guyana sign three agreements

India, Guyana sign three agreements

🕔19:22, 30.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 30 In a bid to enhance New Delhi’s ties with the Caribbean region, India and Guyana on Tuesday signed three agreements, including on renewable energy and cultural exchange, following bilateral talks between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

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Can Aadhaar-welfare schemes linking, preventing data aggregation be balanced: SC

Can Aadhaar-welfare schemes linking, preventing data aggregation be balanced: SC

🕔19:20, 30.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 30  The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned if it was possible to strike a balance on linking Aadhaar with the disbursal of benefits under the social welfare schemes and protecting the data on individuals from being aggregated.

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SC seeks details of Haj aspirants who have applied 5 times without success

SC seeks details of Haj aspirants who have applied 5 times without success

🕔19:11, 30.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 30  The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Central government to furnish details of Haj pilgrimage aspirants who are above 60 years and have applied for it five times without success. Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M.

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Holding of timely election is a constitutional process: Rijiju on Nagaland polls

Holding of timely election is a constitutional process: Rijiju on Nagaland polls

🕔19:10, 30.Jan 2018

Kohima, Jan 30  Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that holding of timely elections is a constitutional process and the government is bound by the Constitution, after several Naga civil society groups and political parties

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IndianOil reports net profit of ₹16,128 cr. for 9months 17-18

IndianOil reports net profit of ₹16,128 cr. for 9months 17-18

🕔19:09, 30.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) State-run India Oil Corp (IOC) on Tuesday declared a near doubling in its net profit at Rs 7,883.22 crore for the third quarter ended in December over the same period last year, mainly on the back

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PNB extended help for Leprosy Eradication

PNB extended help for Leprosy Eradication

🕔19:04, 30.Jan 2018

Sunil Mehta, Managing Director & CEO, Punjab National Bank presented a cheque to Sh Ram Nath Kovind, Hon’ble President of India in Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, who is also President of Hind Kusht Nivaran Sangh,  as a helping hand towards

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Maharashtra Lok Sabha MP Chintaman Vanga dead

Maharashtra Lok Sabha MP Chintaman Vanga dead

🕔15:03, 30.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 30 Advocate Chintaman N. Vanga, BJP Lok Sabha MP from Palghar in Maharashtra, passed away following a massive heart attack in a New Delhi hospital on Tuesday afternoon, a party official said. According to an official, Vanga was

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CM launches Startup India-Odisha Yatra

CM launches Startup India-Odisha Yatra

🕔14:38, 30.Jan 2018

Bhubaneswar, Jan 30  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched the Startup India-Odisha Yatra. The Chief Minister said the Yatra van would travel to 60 educational institutions across the 16 districts of the state. He said selected ideas would

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Tamil Nadu CM lays foundation stone for 1320 MW Udangudi Supercritical Power Project

Tamil Nadu CM lays foundation stone for 1320 MW Udangudi Supercritical Power Project

🕔14:34, 30.Jan 2018

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Sh. Edappadi K. Palaniswami laid the foundation stone for the 2×660 MW Udangudi Supercritical Thermal Power Project in Chennai. Valued at Rs.7,359 Crore, the project has been awarded to Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

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Indian-origin Google AR executive joins Facebook

Indian-origin Google AR executive joins Facebook

🕔13:19, 30.Jan 2018

San Francisco, Jan 30  Nikhil Chandhok, Indian-origin Director of Product for Augmented Reality (AR) at Google, is joining Facebook to lead product management of its camera team working on AR. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Chandhok said he is

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Uzbekistan acceded to the Cape Town Convention and Protocol  on aviation equipment

Uzbekistan acceded to the Cape Town Convention and Protocol on aviation equipment

🕔12:57, 30.Jan 2018

The Cape Town Convention is a significant leap forward in the field of international aviation law. It implies an international guarantee and is a unique means of protecting creditors and lessors of aircraft, aircraft engines and helicopters. At present, 73

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President, PM pay homage to Gandhi on death anniversary

President, PM pay homage to Gandhi on death anniversary

🕔12:54, 30.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 70th death anniversary at his memorial at Raj Ghat here. Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister

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Tata Steel commissions first Solid Liquid Separation Plant

Tata Steel commissions first Solid Liquid Separation Plant

🕔12:20, 30.Jan 2018

Bhubaneswar, Jan 30  Tata Steel has unveiled India’s first Solid Liquid Separation (SLS) Plant for Gas Cleaning Plant (GCP) slurry at its Ferro Alloys Plant (FAP) at Odisha’s Joda, said a statement on Tuesday. SLS Plant was inaugurated on Monday

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After Economic Survey, much now depends on Budget 2018-19

After Economic Survey, much now depends on Budget 2018-19

🕔11:19, 30.Jan 2018

In its own #MeToo moment, the Economic Survey this year was released with a symbolic pink cover and a dedicated chapter on India’s notorious gender issues. The Survey, over the last few years under Arvind Subramanian, has provided a refreshing

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REC extends CSR support of Rs 1.31 crore to REACHA for primary education of 3000 children

REC extends CSR support of Rs 1.31 crore to REACHA for primary education of 3000 children

🕔11:16, 30.Jan 2018

REC extends CSR support for 1.31 crore to the Research and Extension Association for Conservation Horticulture and Agro-Forestry (REACHA) for improving learning outcomes in primary education to 3000 children (studying in govt. schools) through project-based learning with focus on multiple

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NTPC SIGNS PACT WITH JABALPUR  FOR E-MOBILITY SOLUTIONS

NTPC SIGNS PACT WITH JABALPUR FOR E-MOBILITY SOLUTIONS

🕔11:13, 30.Jan 2018

India’s largest power generator NTPC has signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Jabalpur Smart City Limited and Jabalpur City Transport Services Limited for the city’s foray in the e-mobility. The MoU was signed by Shri Ved Prakash, Commissioner,

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Romania gets first female prime minister

Romania gets first female prime minister

🕔10:20, 30.Jan 2018

Bucharest, Jan 30  Romania’s first woman Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and her cabinet were sworn in before the head of state on Monday. Dancila, a 54-year-old Romanian deputy of the European Parliament from the part of Social Democrat Party, is

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Software sector grew 8% in fiscal 2016-17: Survey

Software sector grew 8% in fiscal 2016-17: Survey

🕔10:17, 30.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 30 The Indian IT industry grew 8 per cent to $140 billion (Rs 8,91,700 crore) in fiscal 2016-17 from $129 billion (Rs 8,256 crore) in the previous fiscal (2015-16), said the Economic Survey for the current fiscal 2017-18

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Infosys arm ties up with Kailash Satyarthi foundation

Infosys arm ties up with Kailash Satyarthi foundation

🕔10:15, 30.Jan 2018

Bengaluru, Jan 30  Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of global software major Infosys, on Monday said it has joined hands with Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s Children’s Foundation to create child labour-free villages. “A grant would be created as part of

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HDFC Q3 standalone net profit increases to Rs 5,670 cr

HDFC Q3 standalone net profit increases to Rs 5,670 cr

🕔10:15, 30.Jan 2018

Mumbai, Jan 30  Housing finance major HDFC on Monday said that its standalone net profit during the third quarter of 2017-18 increased to Rs 5,670 crore. According to the company, its standalone net profit during the quarter under review included

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