Over 100-year-old rail line in Sri Lanka being upgraded with Indian assistance

Over 100-year-old rail line in Sri Lanka being upgraded with Indian assistance

🕔07:17, 19.Jul 2019

New Delhi/Colombo, July 19  India’s IRCON International Limited and the Sri Lankan government have inked a $91.26 million agreement for upgrading the around 130 km-long Maho-Omanthai rail line which is over 100 years old. Once the upgradation is completed, Jaffna

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India in ‘regular consultation’ with countries over Afghan peace process: MEA

India in ‘regular consultation’ with countries over Afghan peace process: MEA

🕔07:16, 19.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 19  India said on Thursday that it is closely following the Afghan peace talks between the US, China, Russia and Pakistan with the Taliban and is in “regular consultation” with the “active players” on the issue. “As

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Governor directs Kumaraswamy to prove majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.

Governor directs Kumaraswamy to prove majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.

🕔07:15, 19.Jul 2019

Bengaluru, July 19  In a day of high drama in the Karnataka Assembly and swift developments later, Governor Vajubhai Vala on Thursday directed Chief Minister H.D.A Kumaraswamy to prove majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m. “I require you to prove

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Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill by voice vote

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill by voice vote

🕔07:10, 19.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 19  A Bill to amend tax as well as other laws, like the SEBI Act, the RBI Act, the CGST Act and the PMLA Act, was on Thursday passed in the Lok Sabha by voice vote. Moving

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Lok Sabha Adopts FY 2019-20 Finance Bill by “Voice Vote with 07 amendments

Lok Sabha Adopts FY 2019-20 Finance Bill by “Voice Vote with 07 amendments

🕔06:07, 19.Jul 2019

By TN Ashok New Delhi , July 18 : Finance Minister Ms Nirmala Sitharaman today told the Lok Sabha that the finance bill giving effect to budget FY 2019-20 recommendation primarily aimed at a “ease of living for the tax

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1st cargo ship from Bhutan via India arrives in Bangladesh

1st cargo ship from Bhutan via India arrives in Bangladesh

🕔19:07, 18.Jul 2019

Dhaka, July 18 In the first-ever movement of its kind, a cargo ship carrying 1,000 tonnes of stones from Bhutan has arrived in Bangladesh via India. At a ceremony held at Narayanganj on the outskirts of Dhaka on Thursday, Indian High

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Will move ICJ again if Jadhav doesn’t get fair trial: Salve

Will move ICJ again if Jadhav doesn’t get fair trial: Salve

🕔18:46, 18.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 18  “I am an incorrigible optimist and we will again move the world court if Pakistan fails to conduct a fair trial in Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case,” renowned lawyer Harish Salve, who represented India in the ICJ, said

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ADB to give Rs 1,540 cr for Tripura power projects

ADB to give Rs 1,540 cr for Tripura power projects

🕔17:47, 18.Jul 2019

Agartala, July 18  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) would provide Rs 1,540 crore for upgradation of power generation, transmission and distribution projects in Tripura, said a top official here on Thursday. Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited (TSECL) Chairman and Managing

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NBCC EARNS GREAT PLACE TO WORK RECOGNITION

NBCC EARNS GREAT PLACE TO WORK RECOGNITION

🕔17:38, 18.Jul 2019

The State-owned NBCC (India) Ltd. has been recently certified with the status of ‘Great Place to Work’, by the renowned Great-Place-to-Work Institute. With this distinct recognition, the company joins the select band of distinguished companies identified as Great Places to

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HPCL Celebrates 45th Foundation Day

HPCL Celebrates 45th Foundation Day

🕔17:35, 18.Jul 2019

HPCL celebrated its 45th Foundation Day on July 15th, 2019.  It was celebrated across HPCL to cherish the Corporation’s performance over the years.  Foundation Day pledge was administered at various locations followed by programmes with focus towards CSR activities were

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IndianOil launches high-performance lubricants for new generation cars

IndianOil launches high-performance lubricants for new generation cars

🕔17:31, 18.Jul 2019

Mumbai, 18th July 2019: Reflecting IndianOil’s enduring commitment to its customers in offering superior world-class products, the Corporation has launched two new high performance grades of its engine oils. The new engine oils – SERVOSuperMile Plus and SERVO SuperMile were launched by Mr. Gurmeet

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Court-monitored mediation in Ayodhya issue till July 31: SC

Court-monitored mediation in Ayodhya issue till July 31: SC

🕔11:27, 18.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 18  The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the Ayodhya mediation panel to continue negotiations to develop a consensus between Hindu and Muslim parties on the temple dispute issue. The apex court also urged the mediators to continue

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Chandrayaan-2 launch rescheduled at 2.43 p.m. on July 22, says ISRO

Chandrayaan-2 launch rescheduled at 2.43 p.m. on July 22, says ISRO

🕔11:26, 18.Jul 2019

Chennai, July 18  The Indian space agency on Thursday announced that the launch date for its ambitious second Moon landing mission Chandrayaan-2 has been rescheduled for July 22, seven days after the ambitious launch by ISRO had to be aborted

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Telangana doubles social security pension

Telangana doubles social security pension

🕔07:26, 18.Jul 2019

Hyderabad, July 18  The Telangana government on Wednesday decided to hike monthly pension for various categories of beneficiaries from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2016. The decision was taken at the state cabinet meeting, chaired by chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao.

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PM, Union ministers, opposition welcome ICJ verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

PM, Union ministers, opposition welcome ICJ verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

🕔07:24, 18.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 18  Political leaders across party lines — from Prime MInister Narendra Modi, Union ministers to opposition leaders — on Wednesday welcomed the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) verdict to continue the stay on the death sentence of

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SC to hear plea on Ayodhya mediation on Thursday

SC to hear plea on Ayodhya mediation on Thursday

🕔07:22, 18.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 18  The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday an application stating there has been no progress in the mediation process in the Ayodhya dispute. The matter will be heard by a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan

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Wipro net up 12.6% in first quarter

Wipro net up 12.6% in first quarter

🕔07:20, 18.Jul 2019

Bengaluru, July 18  Global software major Wipro on Wednesday reported a net profit of Rs 2,390 crore for the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal 2019-20, registering 12.6 per cent annual growth from Rs 2,094 crore reported in the corresponding period

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‘Paytm Mall World Store’ eases international shopping for Indians

‘Paytm Mall World Store’ eases international shopping for Indians

🕔07:19, 18.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 18  Paytm Mall World Store which makes international brands available to Indian buyers on its platform is easing the shopping experience of buyers who face several issues when they shop on international platforms. “The company is rapidly

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Yes Bank’s profits fall by 91% on higher NPA provisioning

Yes Bank’s profits fall by 91% on higher NPA provisioning

🕔07:18, 18.Jul 2019

Mumbai, July 18  Private lender Yes Bank reported a 91 per cent fall in its profit at Rs 113.76 crore down from Rs 1,260.36 in the comparable period last year while the percentage of gross NPA also rose nearly five

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