Eastern agenda: Vietnamese President to come on India visit

Eastern agenda: Vietnamese President to come on India visit

🕔20:32, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 27  As New Delhi pushes ahead with its engagements with southeast Asia under the Act East Policy, Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang will come on a three-day visit to India starting on Friday at the invitation of

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75% polling in Nagaland, electors queued up as voting ends

75% polling in Nagaland, electors queued up as voting ends

🕔20:29, 27.Feb 2018

Kohima/New Delhi, Feb 27  As many as 75 per cent of the total 11.70 lakh voters exercised their franchise in Nagaland Assembly elections on Tuesday, with hundreds still awaiting their turn to cast their ballot when voting hours ended, the

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67% vote in Meghalaya, people still in queues as voting ends

67% vote in Meghalaya, people still in queues as voting ends

🕔20:28, 27.Feb 2018

Shillong/New Delhi, Feb 27 As many as 67 per cent of the 18.9 lakh voters on Tuesday exercised their franchise in the elections to 60-member Meghalaya Assembly, with hundreds still lined up to cast ballots at the end of voting hours,

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Providing ‘conducive policy environment’ for success of start-ups: Minister

Providing ‘conducive policy environment’ for success of start-ups: Minister

🕔20:27, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 27  Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said the central government is providing a “conducive policy environment and a favourable investment climate” to ensure the success of the start-up movement in India. Speaking at the National

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GST collections dip marginally to Rs 86,318 crore in January

GST collections dip marginally to Rs 86,318 crore in January

🕔20:26, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 27  Revenue collections under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) fell marginally in January by Rs 385 crore to Rs 86,318 crore. The collections had picked up in December to touch Rs 86,703 crore, after falling for

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Pakistan summons Indian envoy over border firing

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over border firing

🕔20:25, 27.Feb 2018

Islamabad, Feb 27  Pakistan on Tuesday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to condemn “unprovoked ceasefire violations” by India along the Line of Control in which, it said, a civilian had lost his life. Mohammad Faisal, who heads the

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After Rs 12,600 cr fraud, PNB appoints group Chief Risk Officer

After Rs 12,600 cr fraud, PNB appoints group Chief Risk Officer

🕔20:23, 27.Feb 2018

Mumbai, Feb 27  It may be seen as a classic case of shutting the door after the horse has bolted, but the multi-crore fraud hit Punjab National Bank appointed A.K.Pradhan as Group Chief Risk Officer, a regulatory filing by the

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Up to Rs 4,000 cashback on timely payment of BSES bills

Up to Rs 4,000 cashback on timely payment of BSES bills

🕔20:19, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 27 In a move to encourage digital payment of electricity bills on time, BSES on Tuesday announced a cashback scheme under which consumers stand to benefit by up to Rs 4,000 on March bills, besides an added benefit

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Jio wins ‘Best Mobile Operator Service for Consumers’ award

Jio wins ‘Best Mobile Operator Service for Consumers’ award

🕔20:18, 27.Feb 2018

Barcelona, Feb 27  Telecom major Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio) on Tuesday announced that along with its technology partner Cisco, it has won the “Best Mobile Operator Service for Consumers” award at the prestigious Global Mobile (GloMo) Awards 2018 at the

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Ministry of Defence to hold interactions with TN industries

Ministry of Defence to hold interactions with TN industries

🕔20:16, 27.Feb 2018

Chennai, Feb 27  The Union Defence Ministry will be holding four more interactions in Coimbatore, Salem, Chennai and Tiruchirappalli with industries there in connection with the proposed Tamil Nadu Defence Quad, officials said on Tuesday. In a statement the Ministry

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Eyes on 2019 LS polls, Modi, Shah to deliberate with BJP CMs

Eyes on 2019 LS polls, Modi, Shah to deliberate with BJP CMs

🕔20:15, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 27  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah will hold discussions with the party’s Chief Ministers and deputy Chief Ministers on various issues including possibility of holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections. The discussion

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PNB fraud touches Rs 12.6K cr as Nirav Modi firm in US files for bankruptcy

PNB fraud touches Rs 12.6K cr as Nirav Modi firm in US files for bankruptcy

🕔20:14, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 27  The ongoing Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case took a turn for the worse on Tuesday as the bank reported an additional Rs 1,300 crore unauthorised transactions, taking the estimated quantum to around Rs 12,600 crore

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SAIL employees shine at Prime Minister’s Shram Award, 64% of total PSU awardees are from SAIL including 5 women

SAIL employees shine at Prime Minister’s Shram Award, 64% of total PSU awardees are from SAIL including 5 women

🕔20:08, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, 27 February, 2018: The talented and dedicated workforce at Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) has always brought laurels to the Company and has been in the forefront of receiving recognition at all significant platforms. A total of 148

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Diversion trials on Gurugram-Delhi expressway to continue

Diversion trials on Gurugram-Delhi expressway to continue

🕔20:05, 27.Feb 2018

Gurugram, Feb 27  The traffic diversions put in place on the Gurugram-Delhi expressway at the erstwhile Sirhol toll by traffic police on Sunday will continue for a few more days, an official said on Tuesday. Police have also requested commercial

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Odisha seeks Korean investment for Paradip PCPIR

Odisha seeks Korean investment for Paradip PCPIR

🕔20:00, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 27  The Odisha government has invited Korean companies to invest in the Petroleum Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) at Paradip, an official said on Tuesday. The official said it is an ideal destination for companies in

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42 BHEL employees win Prime Minister’s Shram Awards

42 BHEL employees win Prime Minister’s Shram Awards

🕔12:00, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, February 27: Among a host of Public and Private Sector companies in the country, employees of Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) have once again bagged the prestigious Prime Minister’s Shram Awards for their distinguished performance(2011 to 2016). 42 employees

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India-S.Korea bilateral trade in 2017 reached $20bn: Modi

India-S.Korea bilateral trade in 2017 reached $20bn: Modi

🕔11:55, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 27  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said bilateral trade between India and South Korea in 2017 reached $20 billion, the first time in six years. Modi also said that he wondered how South Korea, a country

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US State Department’s top N.Korea diplomat to retire

US State Department’s top N.Korea diplomat to retire

🕔10:18, 27.Feb 2018

Washington, Feb 27  The US State Department’s top diplomat in charge of North Korea policy is set to retire this week, a media report said. Joseph Yun, who is in his early 60s, told CNN on Monday: “It was completely

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Saudi Arabia allows women to join military

Saudi Arabia allows women to join military

🕔10:16, 27.Feb 2018

Riyadh, Feb 27  Saudi Arabia has for the very first time opened applications for women to enlist in the military as the kingdom continues to enact reforms granting females more access to a wide range of previously forbidden careers. According

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Saudi King sacks military chiefs

Saudi King sacks military chiefs

🕔10:14, 27.Feb 2018

Riyadh, Feb 27 Saudi Arabia has sacked its top military commanders, including the Chief of Staff, in a series of late-night royal decrees, media reports said. The sackings come as the war in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is fighting rebels,

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