Shavkat Mirziyoyev unveils vital initiatives to enhance practical cooperation in the SCO

Shavkat Mirziyoyev unveils vital initiatives to enhance practical cooperation in the SCO

🕔18:02, 14.Jun 2019

The Bishkek Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization continued with an extended meeting of the heads of state. The talks were attended, along with leaders of member countries, also by heads of observer nations and delegations of international organizations. In

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Tata Comm divests 26% stakes in Singapore data centre biz

Tata Comm divests 26% stakes in Singapore data centre biz

🕔18:00, 14.Jun 2019

Mumbai, June 14  Tata Communications has divested its remaining 26 per cent stake in its Singapore-based subsidiary engaged in the data centre business. “Tata Communications International Pte Ltd (TCIPL) a wholly-owned arm of the company in Singapore has informed that

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Japan to invest Rs 13,000 cr in various Northeast projects

Japan to invest Rs 13,000 cr in various Northeast projects

🕔17:57, 14.Jun 2019

Agartala, June 14  Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in different Northeastern states of India, an official release said here on Friday. “After a meeting between Union Minister for

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Harsh Vardhan appeals to doctors to end their strike

Harsh Vardhan appeals to doctors to end their strike

🕔17:53, 14.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 14 Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday urged the agitating doctors to end their strike and appealed to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to withdraw her ultimatum against the doctors in her state, which triggered strikes

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Nations supporting terror must be held accountable: Modi

Nations supporting terror must be held accountable: Modi

🕔17:50, 14.Jun 2019

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), June 14  With his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan listening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the countries which “promote, support and fund” terrorism must be held accountable. He also pitched for an international conference to discuss how

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REC Signs MoU with PFC

REC Signs MoU with PFC

🕔17:35, 14.Jun 2019

REC Ltd. (formerly Rural Electrification Corporation Limited) has signed a performance-based ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ (MoU) with Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) detailing various targets to be achieved by REC during FY 2019-20. The MoU has been signed by Shri Rajeev

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BISHKEK MEETINGS OF THE PRESIDENT OF UZBEKISTAN

BISHKEK MEETINGS OF THE PRESIDENT OF UZBEKISTAN

🕔17:15, 14.Jun 2019

On June 13, 2019, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev arrived in Bishkek to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Council of Heads of State session. Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev met the President of Uzbekistan at Manas

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Ravinder Singh Dhillon, Appointed as Director (Projects) of PFC

Ravinder Singh Dhillon, Appointed as Director (Projects) of PFC

🕔15:33, 14.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 13 : Mr. Ravinder Singh Dhillon took over the charge of Director (Projects), Power Finance Corporation Ltd. on 12th June 2019. He has more than 34 years of experience in various areas of power sector and was serving

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Bihar launches pension scheme for poor

Bihar launches pension scheme for poor

🕔13:07, 14.Jun 2019

Patna, June 14  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday launched the Mukhyamantri Vriddha Pension Yojna for poor people above 60 years of age in the state. Poor people above 60 years of age will get Rs 400 per month

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Google makes $600 mn investment to expand US data centre

Google makes $600 mn investment to expand US data centre

🕔13:06, 14.Jun 2019

San Francisco, June 14  As part of its plan to invest $13 billion in building new data centres and offices in over a dozen states in the US this year, Google has announced a fresh investment of $600 million to

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India’s May wholesale inflation eases to 2.45%

India’s May wholesale inflation eases to 2.45%

🕔13:05, 14.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 14  India’s annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices ease to 2.45 per cent in May from 3.07 per cent in April, official data showed on Friday. Even on a year-on-year (YoY) basis, May’s WPI inflation

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Now Facebook ad breaks for Marathi, Punjabi, Kannada, Telugu as well

Now Facebook ad breaks for Marathi, Punjabi, Kannada, Telugu as well

🕔11:12, 14.Jun 2019

Menlo Park (California), June 14 Facebook is expanding money spinning ad breaks to Marathi, Punjabi, Kannada and Telugu as it was available only in select languages so far. Number of pages using ad breaks has tripled and those earning over $1,000

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Gunfight in J&K’s Pulwama

Gunfight in J&K’s Pulwama

🕔11:11, 14.Jun 2019

Srinagar, June 14  A gunfight started on Friday between the security forces and holed up militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Acting on specific information when the security personnel began a cordon and search operation in Graw-Bandina

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Government reduces rate of ESI contribution from 6.5% to 4%

Government reduces rate of ESI contribution from 6.5% to 4%

🕔10:17, 14.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 14  The government has decided to reduce the rate of contribution under the ESI Act from 6.5 per cent to 4 per cent wth employers contribution being reduced from 4.75 to 3.25 per cent and that of

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Create at least two Sanskrit speaking villages: HRD minister

Create at least two Sanskrit speaking villages: HRD minister

🕔10:15, 14.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 14  Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Thursday stressed creation of at least two Sanskrit-speaking villages near the institutions that teach the language. The minister said more highly qualified Sanskrit teachers/professors should be

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China, India should not pose threat to each other: Xi

China, India should not pose threat to each other: Xi

🕔10:13, 14.Jun 2019

Beijing, June 14 Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the two countries should not pose a threat to each other and step up cooperation in various fields, including the construction of the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar

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US commerce head expects economic reforms with Modi’s ‘strong, decisive mandate’

US commerce head expects economic reforms with Modi’s ‘strong, decisive mandate’

🕔10:12, 14.Jun 2019

New York, June 14  Congratulating Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his “strong and decisive mandate”, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that Washington looked forward to working with him “to address our mutual trade opportunities, and investment potential”. Speaking

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Strategic communication has improved, Modi tells Xi

Strategic communication has improved, Modi tells Xi

🕔10:10, 14.Jun 2019

Bishkek (Kyrgzstan), June 14  Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday that strategic communication had improved between India and China which has led to resolution of some long-pending issues including declaring JeM chief Masood Azhar as

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Cyclone Vayu: Flights to resume across 5 airports in Gujarat

Cyclone Vayu: Flights to resume across 5 airports in Gujarat

🕔10:09, 14.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 14  In the wake of Cyclone Vayu, flight services to some 5 airports in Gujarat will become operational from Thursday. “After assessing the situation and the prevalent weather patterns as per the locally available meteorological reports… AAI’s

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Mizoram CM presents tax-free Rs 10,692.30 crore budget for FY19-20

Mizoram CM presents tax-free Rs 10,692.30 crore budget for FY19-20

🕔10:08, 14.Jun 2019

Aizawl, June 14  Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Thursday tabled the Rs 10,692.30 crore tax-free budget for 2019-20 in the state Assembly and emphasised on the implementation of the Socio-Economic Development Policy (SEDP). Zoramthanga, who also holds the finance portfolio,

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