Favouritism shadow on top railway appointments

Favouritism shadow on top railway appointments

🕔06:39, 2.May 2019

New Delhi, May 2  Two new key appointments in the Indian Railways have come under the scanner as the officers selected for these senior positions don’t seem to meet the hiring rules. In one case, the ministry ignored the mandatory

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SEBI directs NSE to deposit over Rs 62 cr in Dark Fibre case

SEBI directs NSE to deposit over Rs 62 cr in Dark Fibre case

🕔06:36, 2.May 2019

Mumbai, May 2  Market regulator SEBI has directed the National Stock Exchange of India to deposit a sum of Rs 62.58 crore plus interest for unfair trade practice that allowed the usage of “Dark Fibre” in the co-location case. It

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Jaish chief Masood Azhar now global terrorist; India, France welcome it

Jaish chief Masood Azhar now global terrorist; India, France welcome it

🕔22:24, 1.May 2019

United Nations, May 1 In a huge diplomatic victory for India and a blow to Pakistan, the UN Security Council on Wednesday declared Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, a move that was being blocked by China for

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Maruti Suzuki’s April sales down 17.2%

Maruti Suzuki’s April sales down 17.2%

🕔17:25, 1.May 2019

New Delhi, May 1 Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday reported a decline of 17.2 per cent in its total sales including exports for April. According to Maruti Suzuki India, a total of 143,245 units were sold last month,

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NBCC gets approvals for revised Jaypee Infra bid

NBCC gets approvals for revised Jaypee Infra bid

🕔17:24, 1.May 2019

New Delhi, May 1  State-run construction giant NBCC has received all the required approvals from ministries and government departments to bid for and acquire the debt-laden Jaypee Infratech, sources told IANS on Wednesday. Last week, the Committee of Creditors (CoC)

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GST collection soars in April to Rs 1,13,865 crore

GST collection soars in April to Rs 1,13,865 crore

🕔16:17, 1.May 2019

New Delhi, May 1  The Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection rose 10.05 per cent to Rs 1,13,865 crore in April from a year ago recording highest ever monthly revenue mop-up since the new indirect tax system was rolled out

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Delhi HC issues notice to Jet Airways on consumer plea

Delhi HC issues notice to Jet Airways on consumer plea

🕔16:16, 1.May 2019

New Delhi, May 1  The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Jet Airways on a plea seeking prompt redressal of consumer complaints in the wake of the ongoing crisis. A Division bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and

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India manufacturing, retail top priority: Tim Cook

India manufacturing, retail top priority: Tim Cook

🕔16:15, 1.May 2019

Cupertino (California), May 1  Reiterating that India is an important market for Apple, CEO Tim Cook said the current iPhone manufacturing will see maximum growth in days to come amid the renewed push to open its branded retail stores in

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‘Super app’ to place Reliance Jio in pole position

‘Super app’ to place Reliance Jio in pole position

🕔16:13, 1.May 2019

New Delhi, May 1  As Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries, prepares to officially launch world’s largest online-to-offline new e-commerce platform and give jitters to Amazon and Walmart-Flipkart, Reliance Jio is reportedly working on a “super app” that

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Microsoft 365 gets more privacy controls

Microsoft 365 gets more privacy controls

🕔16:12, 1.May 2019

San Francisco, May 1 With the aim of helping organisations strengthen their data privacy practices, Microsoft has added new features to “Microsoft 365” that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investigation capabilities. “Microsoft 365”

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Odisha records 73.08% polling in four phases

Odisha records 73.08% polling in four phases

🕔16:11, 1.May 2019

Bhubaneswar, May 1  Odisha recorded an overall 73.08 per cent polling in four phases, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar said on Wednesday. Elections were held for the 21 Lok Sabha and 146 Assembly seats in Odisha in four phases.

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15 commandos, civilian killed by Maoists in Gadchiroli

15 commandos, civilian killed by Maoists in Gadchiroli

🕔16:10, 1.May 2019

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), May 1  Maoists struck in a big way on Wednesday, killing 15 commandos and a civilian by triggering a landmine blast targeting a security vehicle in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. The attack on the security vehicles came hours

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President greets nation on Labour Day

President greets nation on Labour Day

🕔13:02, 1.May 2019

New Delhi, May 1  President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of the Labour Day. “On Labour Day, greetings and good wishes to our hardworking workers, both men and women. We celebrate the grit and

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Japan gets new Emperor Naruhito, prays for peace

Japan gets new Emperor Naruhito, prays for peace

🕔12:50, 1.May 2019

Tokyo, May 1  Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito, whose ascension was formalised earlier on Wednesday, gave his first address and expressed hope for happiness and world peace during his era. Naruhito, became emperor at midnight on Tuesday when the new imperial

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EC lifts poll code in Odisha ahead of cyclone Fani

EC lifts poll code in Odisha ahead of cyclone Fani

🕔12:47, 1.May 2019

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, May 1  The Election Commission has approved the lifting of model code of conduct in 11 districts in Odisha to facilitate speedy relief and rescue operation in view of cyclonic storm Fani, a poll official said on Wednesday.

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Apple logs $58-bn revenue, Services hit record high

Apple logs $58-bn revenue, Services hit record high

🕔12:45, 1.May 2019

Cupertino (California), May 1  Riding on the growth in its Services and wearable segments, Apple has posted a revenue of $58 billion for its second quarter of 2019 — a decline of 5 per cent from the year-ago quarter. The

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Taj city sizzles at 45, schools to shut early

Taj city sizzles at 45, schools to shut early

🕔12:44, 1.May 2019

Agra, May 1  In view of the intense heat wave sweeping the region, Agra district authorities on Wednesday directed school managements to change class timings to ensure children reached home early by 12.30 p.m. or 1 p.m. The mercury soared

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Modi greets Gujarat, Maharashtra on foundation day

Modi greets Gujarat, Maharashtra on foundation day

🕔12:42, 1.May 2019

New Delhi, May 1  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the people of Gujarat and Maharashtra on their state foundation days. In a series of tweets, he also listed the characteristics of the people belonging to the state. “Best

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‘India In Middle Of Polls, Let Iran Oil Imports Continue’: Sushma Swaraj To Pompeo

‘India In Middle Of Polls, Let Iran Oil Imports Continue’: Sushma Swaraj To Pompeo

🕔07:17, 1.May 2019

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj spoke to her US counterpart Mike Pompeo on Saturday about flexibility in US sanctions on Iranian oil imports but America’s top diplomat was non-committal, people familiar with developments said. During the phone call, Swaraj said

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Trump, Democrats agree to spend $2 trn on US infrastructure

Trump, Democrats agree to spend $2 trn on US infrastructure

🕔07:13, 1.May 2019

Washington, May 1  Democratic congressional leaders — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer — said they have agreed to seek a deal with President Donald Trump on a 2-trillion-US-dollar infrastructure package. “We agreed on a number,

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