Over 99% of demonetised notes back with RBI

Over 99% of demonetised notes back with RBI

🕔19:11, 29.Aug 2018

Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Over 99 per cent of the Rs 15.3 lakh crore taken out of circulation through demonetisation in November 2016 has returned to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the central bank announced on Wednesday. The RBI’s annual

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Cabinet raises DA by 2% for central government employees

Cabinet raises DA by 2% for central government employees

🕔15:17, 29.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 29  The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the release of an additional two per cent dearness allowance (DA) for 48 lakh central government employees and 62 lakh pensioners with retrospective effect from July. The hike of two

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IBM India partners with 5 tech firms to tackle natural disasters

IBM India partners with 5 tech firms to tackle natural disasters

🕔15:16, 29.Aug 2018

Bengaluru, Aug 29 IBM on Wednesday announced a partnership with several technology giants as part of its “Call for Code Global Initiative” to create solutions to mitigate the aftermath of natural disasters. The programme, launched by IBM in May 2018, now

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Rupee hits record low of 70.55

Rupee hits record low of 70.55

🕔14:38, 29.Aug 2018

Mumbai, Aug 29  The Indian rupee plunged to a fresh record low of 70.55 to a US dollar during the noon-trade session on Wednesday. Around 12.30 p.m. the Indian rupee plunged to a fresh record low of 70.55 to a

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Modi hails sportspersons on National Sports Day

Modi hails sportspersons on National Sports Day

🕔12:07, 29.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 29  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the sportspersons on the occasion of the National Sports day and urged people to give priority to sports and fitness related activities. Modi also paid tributes to Hockey legend

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More rains likely in Delhi-NCR

More rains likely in Delhi-NCR

🕔11:43, 29.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 29  It was a cloudy, humid morning in the national capital on Wednesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.3 degrees Celsius, the season’s average. The National Capital Region recieved heavy rain fall on Tuesday. There was

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Iran inaugurates its largest wind farm

Iran inaugurates its largest wind farm

🕔10:52, 29.Aug 2018

Tehran, Aug 29  Iran on Tuesday inaugurated its largest wind farm as part of its efforts to increase production of electricity from renewable sources. The 18-turbine wind farm, located in Tarom county in northern Iran, has a nominal capacity of

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Kazakhstan to host conference against nuclear tests

Kazakhstan to host conference against nuclear tests

🕔10:51, 29.Aug 2018

Astana, Aug 29  Coinciding with the International Day against Nuclear Tests, Kazakhstan will host on Wednesday a conference focused on the role of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation in the construction of world peace. Government representatives and Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

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LIC board approves purchase of 14.9% stake in IDBI Bank

LIC board approves purchase of 14.9% stake in IDBI Bank

🕔10:49, 29.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 29  The Board of Directors of state-run LIC has given in-principle approval to purchase 14.90 per cent stake in debt-ridden government-owned IDBI Bank Ltd, the bank said in a stock exchange filing on Tuesday. This month, the

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India, World Bank ink loan agreement on energy efficiency

India, World Bank ink loan agreement on energy efficiency

🕔10:47, 29.Aug 2018

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, Aug 29  India on Tuesday signed a $220-million loan agreement with the World Bank to scale up energy saving steps in residential and public sectors. It inked another $80-million guarantee agreement for ‘India Energy Efficiency

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ONGC Trio grabs first-ever Medal in Table Tennis; won three more Silver Medals in Asian Games 2018

ONGC Trio grabs first-ever Medal in Table Tennis; won three more Silver Medals in Asian Games 2018

🕔10:06, 29.Aug 2018

ONGCians continue to strike on the 11thday of ongoing Asian Games 2018 at Jakarta by clinching three Silver and one Bronze Medals today. The Bronze Medal won by A Amalraj, Harmeet Desai and G Sathiyan is the first-ever medal in

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Preparations on for Modi’s Egypt visit: Envoy

Preparations on for Modi’s Egypt visit: Envoy

🕔10:03, 29.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 29  Preparations are on in full swing through diplomatic channels for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Egypt, Egyptian Ambassador to India Hatem Tageldin said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a business event here,

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MoU Inked For Indore-Manmad New Railway Line Project

MoU Inked For Indore-Manmad New Railway Line Project

🕔10:00, 29.Aug 2018

New Delhi, 29: The Memorandum of Understanding for the Indore-Manmad New Rail line project was inked under the Chairmanship of Union Minister for Shipping and Ports, Nitin Gadkari, while the Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis was also present at this

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Diesel prices hit all-time high; petrol Rs 78.05/litre in Delhi

Diesel prices hit all-time high; petrol Rs 78.05/litre in Delhi

🕔06:42, 29.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Fuel prices continued to rise on Tuesday, with diesel prices rising to fresh record levels across metros and petrol crossing the Rs 78-per-litre mark in the national capital. The surge in fuel prices is largely due

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India’s first manned space mission to send 3 persons

India’s first manned space mission to send 3 persons

🕔15:16, 28.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 28  India’s first manned space flight – Gaganyaan – is expected to send three persons into the space for seven days and the spacecraft will be placed in a low earth orbit of 300-400 km. Giving details

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6.2-magnitude quake hits Indonesia’s Lombok island

6.2-magnitude quake hits Indonesia’s Lombok island

🕔15:14, 28.Aug 2018

Jakarta, Aug 28  A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia’s Lombok Island on Tuesday, but no immediate casualties or damages were reported. Lombok island is undergoing relief work after being hit by a series of quakes since the end of July.

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Google pledges Rs 7 cr for Kerala relief work

Google pledges Rs 7 cr for Kerala relief work

🕔13:02, 28.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 28  Google will contribute $1 million (nearly Rs 7 crore) to the relief and restoration work in Kerala which has been battered by severe floods, a top company official said here on Tuesday. “Google.org and Googlers will

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Stalin elected as DMK President unopposed

Stalin elected as DMK President unopposed

🕔11:08, 28.Aug 2018

Chennai, Aug 28  M.K.Stalin on Tuesday was elected as the DMK President unopposed at the party’s General Council meeting held here. Stalin, 65, becomes the second President of one of the oldest political party in the country, a post held

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Indian appointed UN Assistant Secretary-General; will head NY environment office

Indian appointed UN Assistant Secretary-General; will head NY environment office

🕔11:04, 28.Aug 2018

United Nations, Aug 28  Development and environment expert Satya S. Tripathi has been appointed an assistant Secretary-General and will head the UN Environment Programme’s New York office. The appointment made Monday by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was announced by his Spokesperson

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India reiterates call for peace, stability in Indian Ocean region

India reiterates call for peace, stability in Indian Ocean region

🕔11:01, 28.Aug 2018

Hanoi, Aug 28 Pointing out that the seas around India have nurtured its links of commerce and culture with its extended neighbourhood over millenia, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that nurturing a climate of peace and stability

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