Nitish visits AES-hit Muzaffarpur, toll rises to 107

Nitish visits AES-hit Muzaffarpur, toll rises to 107

🕔13:33, 18.Jun 2019

Patna, June 18  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday visited Muzaffarpur district, where 107 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) so far. Nitish Kumar, accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, visited the state-run Sri

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Agartala airport to be 3rd international airport in northeast

Agartala airport to be 3rd international airport in northeast

🕔13:32, 18.Jun 2019

Agartala, June 18  After Guwahati and Imphal, the Agartala airport is set to become the third international airport in the northeastern region by the end of this year or by early 2020, a Minister said here. “The Airport Authority of

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Thousands to participate in Indian mission-led Yoga Day events in UAE

Thousands to participate in Indian mission-led Yoga Day events in UAE

🕔13:31, 18.Jun 2019

Dubai, June 18  Thousands of residents will participate in events commemorating the fifth International Day of Yoga led by the Indian missions across the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the media reported on Tuesday. The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and

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NTPC’s ‘Super 30 Girls’ shine at IIT JEE Advanced

NTPC’s ‘Super 30 Girls’ shine at IIT JEE Advanced

🕔13:28, 18.Jun 2019

The young girls enrolled under NTPC’s ‘Super 30 girls’ Program, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative introduced by India’s largest power generating company have cracked the IIT JEE advanced. 5 girls among the group of 18 who had earlier qualified

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74 OIL Super 30 students qualify the 2019 IIT JEE (Advanced)

74 OIL Super 30 students qualify the 2019 IIT JEE (Advanced)

🕔13:25, 18.Jun 2019

Under OIL Super 30, 74 students have cracked the IIT JEE (Advanced) this year. This is a remarkable achievementunder the project, with 74 out of 143 students, who qualified for IIT JEE (Main), qualifying the prestigious IIT JEE (Advanced). OIL

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Soldier, 2 militants killed in J&K gunfight

Soldier, 2 militants killed in J&K gunfight

🕔09:48, 18.Jun 2019

Srinagar, June 18  An Indian Army soldier and two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police sources said. The soldier initially injured in the encounter between the security forces and militants in

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World Food India to be held from Nov 1-4

World Food India to be held from Nov 1-4

🕔06:57, 18.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 18  The Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, said on Monday that the World Food India (WFI) 2019 will be held from November 1-4. She said it will be the biggest gathering of all

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Railways, Railtel sign MoU to upgrade signalling system

Railways, Railtel sign MoU to upgrade signalling system

🕔06:55, 18.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 18  In a bid to modernise its signalling system, the Indian Railways on Monday signed an MoU to upgrade it on four sections, an official release said. The Railway Ministry release said that the Indian Railways signed

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India’s outbound capital in commercial realty rises 92%

India’s outbound capital in commercial realty rises 92%

🕔06:54, 18.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 18  In a sign of increasing attraction of the global market in comparison to India, outflow of capital from the country into commercial real estate market globally has surged significantly in the past one year, according to

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Vistara, GoAir launch summer offer

Vistara, GoAir launch summer offer

🕔06:53, 18.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 18  Local carriers Vistara and GoAir on Monday launched sale of tickets offering an attractive deal for flyers. Many popular destinations such as Goa, Kolkata and Bengaluru are covered under the pre-monsoon sale. While full-service Vistara has

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Bandhan Bank slashes microloan interest rate by 70 bps

Bandhan Bank slashes microloan interest rate by 70 bps

🕔06:52, 18.Jun 2019

Kolkata, June 18  Bandhan Bank on Monday said it would reduce its microloan interest rate by 70 basis points (bps) to 17.95 per cent, which would be applicable to new disbursements from June 18. “This reduction would bring down the

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Fitch pegs India’s growth at 6.6% in 2019-20

Fitch pegs India’s growth at 6.6% in 2019-20

🕔06:51, 18.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 18  Fitch Ratings on Monday saw India’s growth for FY 2019-20 at 6.6 per cent and 7.1 per cent in 2021-22. Fitch was optimistic on India’s growth, saying that the monetary and regulatory easing from the Reserve

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6 killed, 75 injured in China earthquake

6 killed, 75 injured in China earthquake

🕔06:50, 18.Jun 2019

Beijing, June 18  Six people were killed and another 75 were injured after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake rattled China’s Sichuan Province at 10:55 p.m. Monday (local time), according to local authorities. The epicentre, with a depth of 16 km, was monitored

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Xi to begin two-day North Korea visit on Thursday

Xi to begin two-day North Korea visit on Thursday

🕔06:49, 18.Jun 2019

Beijing, June 18  Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit North Korea this week, becoming the country’s first top leader in 14 years to make an official trip to its ally and reclusive country. China’s state media on Monday said Xi

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Goa’s three M’s are priority of government: Sawant

Goa’s three M’s are priority of government: Sawant

🕔06:47, 18.Jun 2019

Panaji, June 18  Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said the crucial three ‘M’s — Mining, Mopa and Mhadei — will remain priority issues for the state government. Speaking to reporters in Panaji, Sawant also said that he had

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Cloudy day, rains cool down Delhi, showers likely on Tuesday too

Cloudy day, rains cool down Delhi, showers likely on Tuesday too

🕔06:45, 18.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 18  There was a huge relief for the people in Delhi and surrounding areas as mercury fell by several notches on Monday and the sky remained cloudy throughout the day while some places saw rain. Tuesday could

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India’s population time bomb ticking: To beat China’s, be 10 times of US’

India’s population time bomb ticking: To beat China’s, be 10 times of US’

🕔06:44, 18.Jun 2019

United Nations, June 18 The Earth will be home to some 9.7 billion people in 2050 and by 2100 the number will increase to 11 billion. India’s population will surpass China’s by 2027, and despite being one-third the size of the

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Modi, MP’s take oath in 17th Lok Sabha

Modi, MP’s take oath in 17th Lok Sabha

🕔12:32, 17.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 17  Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with other MPs on Monday took oath in the 17th Lok Sabha which will see the passing of the Union Budget and some key legislations including the Triple Talaq Bill being

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ADB approves Rs 1,650 cr infra projects in Tripura

ADB approves Rs 1,650 cr infra projects in Tripura

🕔10:49, 17.Jun 2019

Agartala, June 17  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved projects for infrastructure development worth Rs 1,650 crore ($235 million) in seven of the eight district headquarter towns in Tripura, an official release said here on Sunday. The release said

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Infra PSUs can hope for reintroduction of tax-free bonds to raise capital

Infra PSUs can hope for reintroduction of tax-free bonds to raise capital

🕔10:47, 17.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 17  The 2019-20 Budget may consider re-introduction of tax-free bonds to raise capital for the infrastructure projects, sources said. Introduction of tax-free bonds to boost investment is a usual way for raising funds by infra companies or

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