France confers highest civilian award on Azim Premji

France confers highest civilian award on Azim Premji

🕔19:38, 28.Nov 2018

Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Wednesday honoured global software major Wipro Chairman Azim Premji with the highest French civilian award Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) here, in recognition of

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TCS buys US-based consulting firm BridgePoint

TCS buys US-based consulting firm BridgePoint

🕔19:21, 28.Nov 2018

Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Wednesday said it had acquired the US-based management consulting firm BridgePoint Group for an unspecified amount to have expertise in the US financial services industry and retirement services. “The

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Tata Trusts, Mars Inc. to fight malnutrition among schoolkids in India

Tata Trusts, Mars Inc. to fight malnutrition among schoolkids in India

🕔19:20, 28.Nov 2018

Pune, Nov 28 (IANS) Tata Trusts and Mars Inc. have announced plans to tackle malnutrition among schoolchildren in the 6-16 age group in all population segments by delivering enhanced nutrition products manufactured locally, officials said here on Wednesday. Following a memorandum

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Petrol prices lowest in FY 2018-19

Petrol prices lowest in FY 2018-19

🕔19:17, 28.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Petrol prices on Wednesday touched the lowest level in the ongoing financial year across the four metro cities — Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai. In the national capital, petrol price fell to Rs 73.57 per litre

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari addresses the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari addresses the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi

🕔19:15, 28.Nov 2018

Nitin Gadkari addresses the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi, says Blue Economy a critical aspect of India’s economic development agenda He also meets Kenyan Transport Minister, offered cooperation for building ships, coast guard vessels and fishing trawlers Ministers say Africa

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Himachal becomes first state to launch single emergency number 112

Himachal becomes first state to launch single emergency number 112

🕔19:09, 28.Nov 2018

Mandi, Nov 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday became the first Indian state to launch a single emergency number “112” which will connect to police, fire, health and other helplines through an Emergency Response Centre (ERC) in the state. This obviates

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India not to attend Saarc Summit in Pakistan

India not to attend Saarc Summit in Pakistan

🕔14:28, 28.Nov 2018

Hyderabad, Nov 28  India won’t attend the proposed Saarc Summit in Pakistan and there will be no dialogue with Islamabad until it stops sponsoring terrorism, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced on Wednesday. Sushma Swaraj made it clear that New

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Talks, terror can’t go together: Sushma

Talks, terror can’t go together: Sushma

🕔14:00, 28.Nov 2018

Hyderabad, Nov 28  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday ruled out any dialogue with Pakistan unless it stopped sponsoring terrorism, saying talks and terror cannot go together. She said that though India welcomes the development of the Kartarpur corridor,

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Global investors, insurers urge G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies

Global investors, insurers urge G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies

🕔12:58, 28.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 28  Global investors and insurers with more than $742 billion in assets under management on Wednesday urged the G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020, warning about the severe risks this continued government support brings to

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25% voting registered in Mizoram

25% voting registered in Mizoram

🕔11:35, 28.Nov 2018

Aizawl, Nov 28  Brisk polling is underway in Mizoram with nearly 25 per cent of 7.68 lakh voters casting their votes in the first three hours on Wednesday, an official said. Men and women dressd in traditional attires were seen

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Modi set to leave for G20 summit, to meet Chinese President

Modi set to leave for G20 summit, to meet Chinese President

🕔10:37, 28.Nov 2018

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, Nov 28  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for Argentina on Wednesday to take part in the 13th G20 meeting in Buenos Aires during which he will have several bilateral meetings, including with Chinese President

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Mist, poor air envelopes Delhi

Mist, poor air envelopes Delhi

🕔10:34, 28.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 28  It was a misty morning in the national capital on Wednesday with ‘very poor’ air quality, the Met said, cautioning against morning walks. The minimum temperature was recorded at 13.5 degrees Celsius, three notches above the

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Prabhu asks FinMin to relieve credit crunch for exporters

Prabhu asks FinMin to relieve credit crunch for exporters

🕔10:33, 28.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 28  Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said he has taken up the issue of the credit crunch facing exporters with the Finance Ministry along with the request to ensure adequate availability of funds to them. Data

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India to depend on imported coking coal for targeted steel output’

India to depend on imported coking coal for targeted steel output’

🕔10:32, 28.Nov 2018

Kolkata, Nov 28  Despite efforts to cut down imports of coking coal, India will have to “heavily depend” on imported coking coal for its plan to produce 300 million tonnes of crude steel by 2030-31, experts said on Tuesday. About

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Radha Mohan Singh to inaugurate Global Agriculture and Food Summit

Radha Mohan Singh to inaugurate Global Agriculture and Food Summit

🕔10:27, 28.Nov 2018

Ranchi, Nov 28  Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh will inaugurate the two-day Global Agriculture and Food summit here starting November 29, an official said on Tuesday. “Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu will be the Chief Guest of the summit on the

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NLC India Ltd. contributes Rs 6.79 Crore towards Tamilnadu Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund for “Gaja Cyclone” Restoration Works

NLC India Ltd. contributes Rs 6.79 Crore towards Tamilnadu Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund for “Gaja Cyclone” Restoration Works

🕔07:23, 28.Nov 2018

Chennai, Nov 27 Responding to the appeal made by Chief Minister of Tamilnadu to extend  helping hand to the massive relief and restoration activities launched in the “Gaja Cyclone” devastated districts of Tamilnadu, the  employees  of NLC India Limited,  a

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Pakistan to invite Modi for Saarc Summit

Pakistan to invite Modi for Saarc Summit

🕔23:25, 27.Nov 2018

Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be invited to Pakistan for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) summit, a senior Foreign Office official said on Tuesday, raising hopes of a possible thaw in bilateral relations amidst

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New Maldivian government has strong India-first policy : Maldives Minister

New Maldivian government has strong India-first policy : Maldives Minister

🕔23:23, 27.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Former Maldives President Abdulla Yameen tried to play India and China against each other but the new government of Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has a strong “India-first policy” and was not interested in playing such games, its

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Prabhu asks FinMin to relieve credit crunch for exporters

Prabhu asks FinMin to relieve credit crunch for exporters

🕔23:19, 27.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said he has taken up the issue of the credit crunch facing exporters with the Finance Ministry along with the request to ensure adequate availability of funds to them. Data

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Government to sell Air India’s ground handling subsidiary

Government to sell Air India’s ground handling subsidiary

🕔23:18, 27.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Central government has decided to go in for a strategic disinvestment of Air India’s ground handling subsidiary to partially retire the national passenger carrier’s accumulated debt. Accordingly, an inter-ministerial panel, Air India Specific Alternate Mechanism,

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