IndiGo to launch six new international flights

IndiGo to launch six new international flights

🕔09:15, 16.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Monday said it will enhance its international connectivity by announcing six new flights. According to the airline, effective July 25 and August 5, IndiGo will launch daily non-stop flights connecting Delhi

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Ignoring Centre’s advise, Andhra to go ahead with PPAs review

Ignoring Centre’s advise, Andhra to go ahead with PPAs review

🕔09:08, 16.Jul 2019

Amaravati, July 15 (IANS) Ignoring the Centre’s advise to exercise restraint on the issue of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), the Andhra Pradesh government on Monday decided to go ahead with the review of all PPAs. Principal advisor to Chief Minister, Ajeya

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The  22nd Neyveli Book Fair Concludes on a High Note

The 22nd Neyveli Book Fair Concludes on a High Note

🕔06:22, 16.Jul 2019

Neyveli, July 15 The curtains came down on yet another edition of the Neyveli Book Fair at Neyveli on 14th July, 2019, the Valedictory function of which was held at the Lignite Hall, Book Fair grounds. NLC India Limited, Neyveli

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Foundation Stone laid for POWERGRID Vishram Sadan

Foundation Stone laid for POWERGRID Vishram Sadan

🕔15:43, 15.Jul 2019

Shri Raghubar Das, CM, Jharkhand laid the foundation stone of ‘POWERGRID VishramSadan’ at RIMS in presence of Chief Guest, ShriR.K.Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (IC) Power, New & Renewable Energy and Minister of State Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Ranchi,

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BHEL and CONCOR to jointly set up  Rail-based Logistics Facility at Haridwar

BHEL and CONCOR to jointly set up Rail-based Logistics Facility at Haridwar

🕔15:38, 15.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 15: Aimed at leveraging Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)’s strategic location and Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR)’s expertise in logistics, the two companies have signed an agreement to form a Joint Working Group (JWG) named BHELCON, for jointly

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Pompeo grants US visa for Iranian FM’s UN visit

Pompeo grants US visa for Iranian FM’s UN visit

🕔15:36, 15.Jul 2019

Washington, July 15  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that he has granted a visa for Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit the UN headquarters in New York, adding that the latter’s movements will be largely confined.

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Devvrat appointed Governor of Gujarat, Kalraj Mishra to replace him in Himachal

Devvrat appointed Governor of Gujarat, Kalraj Mishra to replace him in Himachal

🕔15:34, 15.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 15  Former Union minister Kalraj Mishra has been appointed as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, replacing Acharya Devvrat, the President House said on Monday. “Acharya Devvrat, Governor of Himachal Pradesh is transferred and appointed as the Governor

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Will myself decide on my successor: Dalai Lama

Will myself decide on my successor: Dalai Lama

🕔15:33, 15.Jul 2019

Dharamsala, July 15  Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, respected by millions as a living god, who has been caught in a controversy over his recent joke that his successor a female Dalai Lama would have to be “more attractive”,

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MPs in Rajya Sabha want discussion on inter-linking of rivers

MPs in Rajya Sabha want discussion on inter-linking of rivers

🕔15:31, 15.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 15  Amid the intensifying water crisis in the country, MPs in the Rajya Sabha during “zero hour” on Monday raised the issue of inter-linking of rivers to deal with the disparities in availability of water. BJP MP

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Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill tabled in Lok Sabha

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill tabled in Lok Sabha

🕔15:29, 15.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 15  Seeking to increase penalties for traffic rules violations, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday introduced the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha. The Bill provides for regulation of cab aggregators

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BHEL wins Rs.100 crore EPC order for 25 MW solar power plant

BHEL wins Rs.100 crore EPC order for 25 MW solar power plant

🕔09:08, 15.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 14: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won an order for setting up a 25 MW Floating Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) Power Plant on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis, at Simhadri in Andhra Pradesh. Valued at over Rs.100 Crore, the order has

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ISRO calls off Chandrayaan-2 due to technical snag

ISRO calls off Chandrayaan-2 due to technical snag

🕔09:07, 15.Jul 2019

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 About an hour before its scheduled launch on Monday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) called off the country’s ambitious Rs 978 crore moon landing mission Chandrayaan-2 due to a technical snag in the ‘Bahubali’ rocket

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Women power, powers Chandrayaan-2

Women power, powers Chandrayaan-2

🕔14:36, 13.Jul 2019

Chennai, July 13  A good measure of women’s power is powering India’s Rs 978 crore second moon mission, the Chandrayaan-2, with the Project Director and the Mission Director also being women. “Nearly 30 per cent of the members working on

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Odisha CM seeks direct flight between Bhubaneswar-Dubai

Odisha CM seeks direct flight between Bhubaneswar-Dubai

🕔14:33, 13.Jul 2019

Bhubaneswar, July 13  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has requested the Union Civil Aviation Ministry to introduce direct flight from Bhubaneswar to Dubai to meet growing demand of people of the state for international travel. In a letter to Union

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25 injured in Philippines earthquake

25 injured in Philippines earthquake

🕔14:32, 13.Jul 2019

Manila, July 13  At least 25 people were injured and several houses, churches and buildings were damaged when a 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck Surigao del Sur province in Philippines on Saturday. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the

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World Bank approves $100mn for water supply, sanitation in Bangladesh

World Bank approves $100mn for water supply, sanitation in Bangladesh

🕔14:31, 13.Jul 2019

Dhaka, July 13  The World Bank has approved $100 million to improve water supply and sanitation system in 30 Bangladesh municipalities. The “Municipal Water Supply and Sanitation Project” will help about 600,000 people living in small towns to get safe

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6.1-magnitude quake hits Japan: USGS

6.1-magnitude quake hits Japan: USGS

🕔08:00, 13.Jul 2019

Hong Kong, July 13  An earthquake measuring 6.1-magnitude jolted 169 km northwest of Naze, Japan, at 00:57:43 GMT on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre, with a depth of 242.18 km, was initially determined to be at 29.3349

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Infosys net up 5.1% yearly, down 6.8% quarterly

Infosys net up 5.1% yearly, down 6.8% quarterly

🕔07:59, 13.Jul 2019

Bengaluru, July 13  Global software major Infosys on Friday reported Rs 3,798-crore consolidated net profit for the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal 2019-20, registering 5.1 per cent annual growth from Rs 3.612 crore in the same period a year ago.

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SBI MD Anshula Kant appointed as MD, CFO of World Bank Group

SBI MD Anshula Kant appointed as MD, CFO of World Bank Group

🕔07:58, 13.Jul 2019

Washington/New Delhi, July 13  State Bank of India’s Managing Director Anshula Kant has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank Group. The appointment was announced by World Bank Group President David Malpass on Friday.

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India’s forex reserves rises to $429.91 billion

India’s forex reserves rises to $429.91 billion

🕔07:56, 13.Jul 2019

Mumbai, July 13  India’s foreign exchange reserves increased by $2.232 billion during the week ended July 5, official data showed on Friday. According to the Reserve Bank of India’s weekly statistical supplement, the overall forex reserves rose to $429.911 billion

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