Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee awarded Bharat Ratna

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee awarded Bharat Ratna

🕔19:48, 8.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjeee on Thursday received the Bharat Ratna — the highest civilian award in the country — which was also conferred to late social activist Nanaji Deshmukh and late singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika. Deshmukh and

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Railways roll out on-board shopping in Ahmedabad-Mumbai Express

Railways roll out on-board shopping in Ahmedabad-Mumbai Express

🕔19:41, 8.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian railways passengers from now on can enjoy shopping while travelling. The Ahmedabad division of the Western Railway has started on-board shopping for passengers in the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Karnavati Express from Thursday. A senior Railway Ministry official

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‘FPI tax issue still being discussed, no decision yet’

‘FPI tax issue still being discussed, no decision yet’

🕔19:39, 8.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Ahead of the meeting of capital market representatives with the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday, highly-placed sources said the FPI tax issue is currently under discussion, but no decision has been taken with regard to

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Mukesh Ambani to invest in Madhya Pradesh

Mukesh Ambani to invest in Madhya Pradesh

🕔17:41, 8.Aug 2019

Bhopal, Aug 8  The Reliance Group headed by Mukesh Ambani is planning to set up a global logistics hub in Madhya Pradesh to help the state governments efforts to exploit the state’s industrial development potential. Chief Minister Kamal Nath and

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Netanyahu lays cornerstone for new homes in West Bank

Netanyahu lays cornerstone for new homes in West Bank

🕔17:39, 8.Aug 2019

Jerusalem, Aug 8  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday laid the cornerstone for hundreds of new homes for Jewish settlers in the West Bank and pledged to build more. Netanyahu attended a ceremony to inaugurate the construction of 650

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World Biofuel Day to be observed on 10th August 2019

World Biofuel Day to be observed on 10th August 2019

🕔17:35, 8.Aug 2019

World Biofuel Day is observed every year on 10th of August to create awareness about the importance of non-fossil fuels as an alternative to conventional fossil fuels and highlight the various efforts made by Government in the biofuel sector. Ministry

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Pakistan ‘permanently discontinues’ Samjhauta Express

Pakistan ‘permanently discontinues’ Samjhauta Express

🕔16:19, 8.Aug 2019

Islamabad, Aug 8  Pakistan on Thursday announced that it is permanently discontinuing the Samjhauta Express train service with India following New Delhi’s revocation of special status for Jammu and Kashmir. The decision was announced by Pakistan’s Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid

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Reliance Brands to bring Tiffany to India

Reliance Brands to bring Tiffany to India

🕔16:16, 8.Aug 2019

Mumbai, Aug 8  Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) is set to bring Tiffany & Company to India, as RIL-arm Reliance Brands and Tiffany have announced a joint venture to open stores of the US-based luxury jeweller in the country. Tiffany

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Scan any QR code to pay using Paytm

Scan any QR code to pay using Paytm

🕔12:43, 8.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 8  In a mega-campaign of Rs 200-250 crore, India’s leading digital payment platform Paytm will now allow scanning of any QR code, be it BHIM UPI, Google Pay, from its app to make an insta-payment at offline

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PM Modi to address nation at 8 p.m. on J&K

PM Modi to address nation at 8 p.m. on J&K

🕔12:42, 8.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 8 In a special broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 8 p.m. on Thursday on All India Radio, after the government altered the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. He is likely to outline

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SC declines urgent hearing on PIL against axing Article 370

SC declines urgent hearing on PIL against axing Article 370

🕔12:39, 8.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 8 The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to give early hearing to a mentioning by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma challenging the scrapping of Article 370 of the Constitution which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. A bench

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Indefinite prohibitory orders clamped in Kargil

Indefinite prohibitory orders clamped in Kargil

🕔12:38, 8.Aug 2019

Srinagar, Aug 8  Indefinite prohibitory orders were imposed on Thursday in Kargil, Drass and Sankoo areas of Jammu and Kashmir to maintain peace and tranquillity, the district administration said. The Kargil District Administration also directed that schools and colleges in

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REC shines at SCOPE Awards, bags 3 for Corporate Communications

REC shines at SCOPE Awards, bags 3 for Corporate Communications

🕔12:33, 8.Aug 2019

New Delhi, 08th August 2019: REC Limited received the first prize for “Best House Journal (English)” at the SCOPE Corporate Communication Excellence Awards 2019. REC Limited bagged the second prize for “Best Corporate Communications-Internal” for its employee engagement programme “REC Engage”

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Sushma Swaraj was a champion for women: Ivanka Trump

Sushma Swaraj was a champion for women: Ivanka Trump

🕔12:30, 8.Aug 2019

Washington, Aug 8  Ivanka Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump, has condoled the death of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, describing her as a champion for women in India and across the globe. In a tweet on

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Trump visits US cities shaken by mass shootings

Trump visits US cities shaken by mass shootings

🕔07:58, 8.Aug 2019

Washington, Aug 8  US President Donald Trump has visited emergency workers in El Paso, Texas — one of two cities shaken by mass shootings that took 31 lives. Hispanic people were targeted in an apparent hate crime when a gunman

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Celebrities in false ads may have to pay hefty penalties

Celebrities in false ads may have to pay hefty penalties

🕔07:56, 8.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 8  The new Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 proposes penalty for celebrities endorsing false or misleading advertisements of a product, along the manufacturers of the products. The Bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday and was

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PNB recovers Rs 278 cr from poor account holders as penalty

PNB recovers Rs 278 cr from poor account holders as penalty

🕔07:54, 8.Aug 2019

Bhopal, Aug 8  The Punjab National Bank (PNB) has recovered Rs 278.66 crore as penalty in the financial year 2018-19 from the poor account holders for not maintaining the minimum balance. This was revealed after an RTI activist in Madhya

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Wipro wins 5-year deal from Canadian airport operator

Wipro wins 5-year deal from Canadian airport operator

🕔07:52, 8.Aug 2019

Bengaluru, Aug 8  Global software major Wipro on Wednesday said it has won a 5-year strategic IT and business transformation deal from ADM Aeroports de Montreal, which operates the YUL Montreal-Trudeau international airport and YMX International Aerocity of Mirabel municipality

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Intel trains 1.5 lakh students, developers to boost AI in India

Intel trains 1.5 lakh students, developers to boost AI in India

🕔07:51, 8.Aug 2019

Bengaluru, Aug 8  Chip-making giant Intel on Wednesday said it has trained more than 150,000 developers, students and professors across 150 organisations in India over the past two years to boost the Artificial Intelligence (AI) ecosystem in the country. “At

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35 countries to attend Andhra’s diplomatic outreach event

35 countries to attend Andhra’s diplomatic outreach event

🕔07:50, 8.Aug 2019

Amaravati, Aug 8  Delegates from over 35 countries are expected to participate in the diplomatic outreach event being organised by the Andhra Pradesh government here on Friday in an attempt to attract foreign investment in the state. The delegates from

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