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Pakistan detains 100 Indian fishermen
Islamabad | Sunday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Pakistani authorities detained 100 Indian fishermen on Sunday for allegedly violating the country's maritime boundary, police officials said. ... read..


Trade disrupted on India-Myanmar border in Manipur
Imphal | Sunday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
Border trade between India and Myanmar was disrupted on Sunday for several hours along the international border in Manipur due to protest by villagers on the Indian side. ... read..


No plans to introduce new denomination notes: RBI
Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu) | Sunday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India currently has no plans of introducing new denomination currencies, a senior RBI official said on Sunday. ... read..


Congress, BJP reacted similarly before 2015 assembly polls: Sisodia (Lead)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday said the Congress and BJP reactions now to AAP's assurance to end house tax in Delhi are similar when his party promised free water and cheap electricity before the 2015 assembly polls. ... read..


Indians regard nature as mother: Rajnath
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Indians regard nature as mother and the ancient texts have highlighted the need to maintain a healthy and sustainable relationship between mankind and nature, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. ... read..


Awareness about digital transactions must for cashless economy
Roorkee | Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Financial literacy and awareness about digital transactions is paramount in rural India to make the cashless economy a reality, executives of mobile wallet-provider services said here at a panel discussion. ... read..


SpiceJet starts Delhi-Surat daily service
Surat | Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Low-cost carrier SpiceJet on Sunday launched its daily direct Delhi-Surat-Delhi service with a traditional flag-off and lamp lighting ceremony at Surat airport, the airlines said. ... read..


Congress, BJP reacted similarly before 2015 assembly polls: Sisodia
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday that the Congress and BJP reactions now to AAP's assurance to end house tax in Delhi are similar when his party promised free water and cheap electricity before the 2015 assembly polls. ... read..


Exchange of Rs 4,500 in old notes allowed in Nepal: RBI
Kathmandu | Sunday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will allow exchange of up to Rs 4,500 in banned Indian currency notes to each Nepali national, a visiting team of the Indian central bank here hinted on Sunday. ... read..


Truckers warn of countrywide indefinite strike from April 1
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Truckers on Sunday threatened to remain off the road across India indefinitely from April 1 in protest against the sharp increase in third party insurance premium and government charges. ... read..


G-20 panel meeting in Varanasi to discuss inclusive growth
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
A two-day G-20 working group meeting, with inclusive global growth on top of the agenda, will get underway in Varanasi this week from March 28, an Indian official said on Sunday. ... read..


Delhi saves 290 MW by switching off lights during Earth Hour
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Switching off lights and electrical appliances during the Earth Hour initiative this year, Delhi saved around 290 MW of power, the capital's distribution companies (discoms) announced on Sunday. ... read..


Contribute to New India, Modi tells people (Roundup)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India was marching from "Swaraj to Su-raj" and urged the 125 crore people to contribute towards creating a "New India". ... read..


Apple opens new stores in China, Germany
San Francisco | Sunday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
While Apple's retail team is currently remodelling all its stores, the company expanded its reach with three new stores in China, Germany and the US. ... read..


Belt and Road music festival opens in China
Shenzhen (China) | Sunday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
The three-week Belt and Road International Music Festival began in China's Shenzhen's city on Saturday. ... read..


Uber suspends self-driving cars after a crash
Washington | Sunday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
US ride-hailing company Uber has suspended its self-driving cars from the roads after an accident involving one such vehicle, the media reported on Sunday. ... read..


SBI may reduce workforce by nearly 10% by 2019, says MD Rajnish Kumar (IANS Interview)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
The total workforce of the country's largest lender -- State Bank of India (SBI) -- will see a reduction over the next two years, after the merger with six entities, owing to attrition, reduced hiring and digitisation, a top official said. ... read..


Derivatives expiry to infuse volatility in equity markets (Market Outlook)
Mumbai | Sunday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Indian equity markets are expected to witness volatility on the back of derivatives expiry during the upcoming trading week starting March 27. ... read..


Every citizen can combat against black money: Modi
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Expressing his gratitude to people for taking to digital payments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' said that every Indian can combat black money. ... read..


Gionee A1 smartphone: Delight for selfie-lovers (Tech Review) (With Images)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
At a time when margins are razor-thin in the fast-growing domestic smartphone market, any new device faces the challenge of not only meeting consumer expectations but also offering that something extra to stay in the race for at least one quarter. ... read..


China fully reopens market to Brazilian meat
Brasilia | Sunday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
China, one of the first countries to suspend imports of Brazilian meat following revelations that companies were selling unsafe produce for years, has decided to fully reopen its market, a top minister said. ... read..


ONGC's exploration mission begins in northeast: Official
Agartala | Sunday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
State-owned ONGC has began exploration works in northeast India to attract more gas based industries in the region, top official said. ... read..


Nepal to promote pashmina products in China
Kathmandu | Sunday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
Nepal will promote its pashmina products via Belt and Road International Trade and Investment Platform in China, an official said. ... read..


Four killed, property damaged in Tripura storm
Agartala | Saturday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
At least four people, including a woman, were killed and two others injured when a heavy seasonal thunderstorm accompanied by rain hit Tripura on Saturday, police said. ... read..


Kejriwal promises to abolish residential house tax, BJP, Congress criticise (Roundup)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Banking on the goodwill generated by the schemes of free water and slashing electricity charges, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday made a major promise -- to abolish residential house tax --if his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) wins the toughly cont ... read..


Railways to save Rs 41,000 cr on energy costs: Suresh Prabhu (Lead)
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Indian Railways aims to save Rs 41,000 crore (over $6 billion) on electricity expenses by switching over to solar energy over the next 10 years, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced on Saturday. ... read..


Vistara starts direct Delhi-Leh flights on weekends
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Full-service airline Vistara on Saturday said it has started direct flights on the Delhi-Leh route on weekends. ... read..


Odisha house committee to meet Modi seeking paddy MSP hike
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
A house committee, led by the assembly Speaker, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to demand increase of Minimum Support Price (MSP) of paddy, Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy said on Saturday. ... read..


Railways to save Rs 41,000 cr on energy costs
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Indian Railways aims to save Rs 41,000 crore (over $6 billion) on electricity expenses by switching over to solar energy over the next 10 years, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced on Saturday. ... read..


Pulse traders demand lifting of export ban
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
In view of bumper crop and stable prices in the market, pulse traders on Saturday demanded "removal of stock limits" and "lifting of ban on exports" of pulses, particularly for the varieties which are traded below the minimum support price (MSP). ... read..


Congress MP's petition on making sanitary pads tax-free draws support
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
A petition launched by Congress MP Sushmita Dev asking for taxes on sanitary pads to be removed has received support from several Members of Parliament. ... read..


Vestas inaugurates blades factory in Gujarat under 'Make in India' initiative
New Delhi [India] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Vestas Wind Systems, the world's leading wind power solutions provider, today inaugurated a state-of-the-art wind turbine blade manufacturing unit in Gujrat. ... read..


ZEISS Wildlife Conservation Awards celebrates unsung heroes
New Delhi [India] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The wildlife conservation worker, like most of their subjects, is an elusive person. To celebrate the outstanding contribution of these simple, hardworking, humble yet extraordinary people, ZEISS group acknowledged these talented individuals in wildlife c ... read..


CBEC to be renamed, reorganised for GST regime (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) will be reorganised for the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) system and renamed the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) following parliamentary approval. ... read..


Panasonic to launch next generation camera on March 28
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
Aiming to provide an immersive photography experience to users, Panasonic India will on Tuesday launch its new "LUMIX GH5" camera that can capture 6K photos. ... read..


Four former bank employees booked for Rs 209 cr fraud
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
The CBI has registered a case against two former additional general managers and two ex-chief managers of Syndicate bank and others for causing an alleged loss of Rs 209 crore to the bank. ... read..


Kejriwal promises to abolish residential house tax, BJP criticises (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday promised to abolish residential house tax if his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) wins the civic polls in the national capital, drawing criticism from Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari. ... read..


Equities trim gains on global cues, profit booking (Market Review)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
After two consecutive weeks of gains, the key Indian equity indices trimmed some gains following global cues and closed the week's trade on a lower note. ... read..


Oxigen Services signs MOU with Department of Tourism, Arunachal Pradesh
New Delhi [India] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Oxigen Services, India's largest payment solutions provider, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Tourism, Arunachal Pradesh for becoming the preferred partner for providing digital payment solution to the residents and touris ... read..


India needs innovative modes of funding for healthcare sector, says NATHEALTH-PwC report
New Delhi [India] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
To bridge the huge infrastructure gap, India will need much more participation from the private sector and for these conventional modes of healthcare funding will need to be aided by innovative modes funding to improve healthcare investments in India, rev ... read..


Yuvraj Singh launches his sports lifestyle brand YWC on Jabong
New Delhi [India] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In yet another fun filled afternoon for fashion and sports enthusiasts, India's leading fashion e-tailer, Jabong, hosted a launch event with the legendary Indian Cricket all-rounder Yuvraj Singh unveiling his sports lifestyle brand YWC on the portal. ... read..


Nepal requests India for more electricity
Kathmandu | Saturday, 2017 3:45:05 PM IST
Nepal has requested India to provide additional power through two newly-built transmission lines. ... read..


Complaint against Microsoft in US
New York | Saturday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
Three persons in the US have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft claiming that its Windows 10 update destroyed their data and damaged their computers, a media report said. ... read..


Kejriwal promises to abolish residential house tax, BJP criticises (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday promised to abolish residential house tax if his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) wins the civic polls in the national capital, drawing criticism from Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari. ... read..


CBEC to be renamed, reorganised for GST regime
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) will be reorganised for the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime and will be renamed the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) following Parliamentary approval. ... read..


Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co. successfully gets reduction of penalty of more than INR 1200 crore for Coal India
New Delhi [India] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 25 (ANI-NewsVoir): Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co. (SAM & Co) acted as the legal advisor to Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries, in the matter involving imposition of a fine on CCI of INR 1773. The Competition Appellate ... read..


FM approves re-organisation of CBEC for implementation of GST
New Delhi [India] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday approved the re-organization of the field formations of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) for the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST). ... read..


India, World Bank sign agreement for Uttarakhand Health Systems Development Project
New Delhi [India] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India and World Bank on Saturday signed a financing agreement for IDA credit of USD 100 (equivalent) for the "Uttarakhand Health Systems Development Project". ... read..


Spell out MoU terms for capital infusion: AIBEA
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) will decide on signing the tripartite MoU with the government and bank management after knowing its contents, a top leader said on Saturday. ... read..


Agency banks, RBI offices to remain open till April 1
Mumbai | Saturday, 2017 9:15:05 AM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked all agency banks -- all public sector banks and some private banks -- to remain open on all days between March 25 and April 1. ... read..


SBI chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya features in Fortune's 'Greatest Leaders' list
New Delhi [India] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman, State Bank of India (SBI) has been ranked 26th in the fourth edition of Fortune's 'World 50 Greatest Leaders' list. ... read..


Setback to RIL as SEBI bars 13 companies from dealing in equity derivatives
New Delhi [India] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred 13 companies, including RIL, from dealing in equity derivatives in the Futures and Options (F&O) segment of stock exchanges, directly or indirectly, for a period of one year. ... read..


SBI to initiate IPO offer of its life insurance arm
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 11:45:05 PM IST
India's largest lender, the State Bank of India on Friday said it would initiate the process for selling 10 percent of its shares in its life insurance arm through an initial public offering (IPO). ... read..


Bengal finance firm director arrested for cheating investors
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 11:45:05 PM IST
The newly-formed Directorate of Economic Offences of the West Bengal government on Friday arrested the director of private financial company Equinox Infratech Ltd for defrauding its depositors by not giving assured returns, a directorate source said. ... read..


GVK sells 33 per cent stake in Bangalore airport to Fairfax
Bengaluru | Friday, 2017 11:15:05 PM IST
Infrastructure major GVK Ltd on Friday announced selling 33 per cent of its 43 per cent equity stake in the Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) to Canadian investment firm Fairfax for Rs 2,202 crore ($336 million). ... read..


'Indian chemical industry to surge to $226 bn in three years'
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 11:15:05 PM IST
The Indian chemical industry is expected to surge to $226 billion by 2020, up by nearly 35 percent from $147 billion in 2015, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here on Friday. ... read..


Shiv Sena MP 'grounded' for hitting AI staffer, FIR lodged (Intro Roundup)
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 11:15:05 PM IST
In an unprecedented step, Air India and all private carriers on Friday refused to fly Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for assaulting an airline employee. The Delhi Police has booked him for attempted culpable homicide. ... read..


HDFC raises Rs 3,300 cr through Masala Bonds
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
The Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (HDFC) on Friday announced it had raised Rs 3,300 crore ($504 million) through rupee denominated bonds from overseas investors (Masala Bonds) under its $750-million Medium Term Note programme. ... read..


'Bad loans problem can't be solved by banks' recapitalisation'
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
There is no "political economy consensus" on tackling the mounting problem of bad loans of banks, which cannot be resolved by their simple recapitalisation, a former head of India's central bank said on Friday. ... read..


'Hunar Hubs' to be set up for artisans from minorities: Naqvi
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said that "Hunar Hubs" will be established in all the states to provide a market opportunity for master artisans from minority communities to preserve and propagate their heritage. ... read..


Tata Motors to raise up to Rs 500 cr via NCDs
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
Automobile major Tata Motors on Friday said it would raise up to Rs 500 crore by issuing non-convertible debentures. ... read..


Area-specific strategy needed for disadvantaged states: President
Patna | Friday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
Disadvantaged regions like Bihar and Jharkhand require a strategy for development that can harness productive forces of the economy and not just blindly follow path of industrialisation, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday. ... read..


SBI chief Bhattacharya 26th in Fortune's 50 greatest leaders (Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
State Bank of India (SBI) chief Arundhati Bhattacharya has been ranked 26th in the Fortune's top 50 greatest leaders. She is the only Indian corporate leader in the list. ... read..


Meghalaya Assembly passes Rs 13,048 cr Budget
Shillong | Friday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
The Meghalaya Assembly on Friday passed the annual state Budget of over Rs 13,048 crore for the year 2017-2018 by a voice vote. ... read..


Cochin Shipyard files IPO prospectus with regulator
Kochi | Friday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
State-run Cochin Shipyard Ltd on Friday filed its Draft Red Herring Prospectus with market regulator SEBI for its Initial Public Offering (IPO) of 3.3-crore equity shares of Rs 10 face value. ... read..


SBI chief Bhattacharya among top 50 in Fortune's greatest leaders
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
State Bank of India (SBI) chief Arundhati Bhattacharya has been ranked 26th in the Fortune's top 50 greatest leaders. She is the only Indian corporate leader in the list. ... read..


Shiv Sena sympathetic to MP who assaulted airline staffer
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
The Shiv Sena on Friday appeared sympathetic to its MP Ravindra Gaikwad - charged with assaulting an Air India staffer - saying while it did not endorse his action it wanted to know why the situation was allowed to escalate to this level. ... read..


Indian delegation in Europe to study smart city development
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
An Indian delegation is on a week-long visit to Europe to study smart city and urban planning developments there, said an official on Friday. ... read..


Indra Nooyi, Fareed Zakaria among Ellis Island Honor recipients
Washington | Friday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi and well-known journalist-author Fareed Zakaria are among six Indian-Americans named for this years Ellis Island Medals of Honor for accomplishments in their respective fields. ... read..


Competition Commission imposes Rs 591 cr penalty on Coal India
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed penalty of Rs 591.01 crore on Coal India Limited (CIL) for abusing its dominant position, an official statement said on Friday. ... read..


FSSAI tells food sites to disclose manufacturing, expiry dates: LocalCircles
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has taken action on consumer requests and told eCommerce sites selling packaged food products to disclose manufacturing and expiry dates and has announced that imported food items with less than 60 per cent ... read..


Bharat Forge divests 23% stake in Alstom
Pune | Friday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
Indian multinational Bharat Forge on Friday announced divesting 23 per cent of its equity stake in the power equipment joint venture (JV) with French multinational Alstom. ... read..


SC may slap additional cost on registration of BS III vehicles
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday indicated that it may allow the sale of vehicles with BS III emission norms after imposing a charge to reimburse Rs 18,000 crore that the government spent for upgrading the refineries to produce BS IV-compliant fuel. ... read..


Economy showing sings of contraction: Congress
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government for mismanagement and consequent decline in job growth in key sectors and said the Indian economy was showing signs of contraction. ... read..


Bitcoin issue to be taken up with RBI Governor: BJP MP
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
The issue of "illegal" bitcoin will be taken up with RBI Governor Urjit Patel, who has been asked to appear before Parliament's Standing Committee on Finance on April 20, a senior BJP lawmaker said on Friday. ... read..


Aadhaar verification boosts user confidence on matrimonial sites: Survey
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
Aadhaar verification boosts customers' confidence in the authenticity of profiles on matrimonial sites, reveals a survey. ... read..


Reliance Capital restructures its commercial finance arm
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 7:45:06 PM IST
Reliance Capital, a part of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, on Friday said it has completed the transfer of its commercial finance division -- Reliance Commercial Finance Ltd. (RCFL) -- into a separate wholly-owned subsidiary as part of its restructuring ... read..


British judge to decide on Mallya arrest warrant
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
A district judge in Britain has to decide on issuing an arrest warrant for liquor baron Vijay Mallya, whose extradition India is seeking, the government said on Friday. ... read..


Indus Waters Treaty: No change in Indian position
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Even as a Pakistani minister said that India and Pakistan will hold talks in Washington next month over two disputed hydropower projects in the Indus Valley, a senior official said on Friday that there has been no change in the previous Indian position on ... read..


I-T searches yielded Rs 49,247 crore: Minister
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Income Tax Department searches resulted in unearthing undisclosed income and assets worth Rs 49,247 crore in the last four years, Parliament was informed on Friday. ... read..


Samsung Electronics denies financing 'Rasputin' racket
Seoul | Friday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
The chief executive officer of Samsung Electronics said on Friday during a shareholders' meeting that despite the allegations against the company's heir, the firm was not involved in the South Korean "Rasputin" corruption scandal. ... read..


'Strong rupee, H1B visa issue will lead to onset hiring in IT'
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:15:06 PM IST
Stronger rupee and H1B issues will have the most impact on IT companies in financial year 2017-18 and lead to onset hiring, says a sector analyst. ... read..


Nellore in AP to get Post Office Passport Seva Kendra
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
The External Affairs Ministry on Friday announced the opening of a Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) in Andhra Pradesh, an official said. ... read..


Volvo to increase car prices by 2.5% in April
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Luxury car manufacturer Volvo Auto India (VAI) on Friday said the prices (ex-showroom) of all models across its range of cars will see an upward revision by over two per cent, effective from April 2017. ... read..


No plans to print Rs 5,000, Rs 10,000 notes: Government
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
The government is not planning to print Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000 currency notes, Parliament was informed on Friday. ... read..


Shiv Sena MP 'grounded' for hitting Air India staffer (Roundup)
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
In an unprecedented step, Air India and all private carriers on Thursday refused to fly Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for assaulting an airline employee. ... read..


Powergrid commissions 800 kV transmission line in Chhattisgarh
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
Powegrid Corp on Friday started the commercial operation of its 800 kilovolt (kV) HVDC Champa-Kurukshetra Pole I project, the state-run electricity transmission company announced here. ... read..


Indian equities close with gains, banks stocks surge (Roundup)
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
Healthy buying in banking stocks and a strong rupee pushed the Indian equity markets higher on Friday, leading the key indices to close with gains for the second consecutive trade session. ... read..


Adityanath government asks sugar mill owners to pay arrears to farmers
Lucknow | Friday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked sugar mill owners in the state to pay arrears of the previous and current crushing seasons to sugarcane farmers within a month. ... read..


Kantar Millward Brown Media Conclave 2017
New Delhi [India] | March 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 24 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): WPP -Kantar's brand, communications and media research unit Kantar Millward Brown conducted its annual Media Conclave 2017 in Mumbai. This year's Media Conclave focused on the impact of various media Ad F ... read..


Over five lakh Kisan Credit Cards inactive in Himachal
Shimla | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
More than five lakh Kisan Credit Cards are inactive in Himachal Pradesh, a state-level bankers committee meeting here was informed on Friday. ... read..


Two more airlines 'ban' Shiv Sena MP
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Two more airlines -- AirAsia and Vistara -- on Thursday "banned" Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for beating up an Air India employee. ... read..


Goa Budget: Beer, petrol to become costlier
Panaji | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Beer and petrol will soon cost more in Goa, even as Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in his Budget presented on Friday, promised to make the state garbage-free by 2020, while creating 4,000 jobs annually in the IT sector and linking Aadhar card to all soci ... read..


CBDT represents India at the IMF Conference; shares insights on demonetisation
New Delhi [India] | March 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
International Monetary Fund (IMF) which has 189 countries as member for Global Monetery co-operation in its conference called the Indian Government to share the success story of Demonetisation. ... read..


'India to acquire at least 60 Airbus C-295 transport aircraft'
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to begin contract negotiations for acquiring 56 Airbus C-295 transport aircraft as replacements for its ageing Avro HS-748 aircraft. ... read..


Author Manbeena Bhullar Sandhu announces release of 'Layla in the Sky with Diamonds'
New Delhi [India] | March 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 24 (ANI-NewsVoir): It has been 24 hours since Layla last had cocaine. Now on a flight to New Delhi with her children, all she can focus on is how quickly she can hook up with her friend and drug baron Leonardo so he can provide her ... read..


Facebook unveils new shopping ad format 'collection'
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 5:15:05 PM IST
Facebook on Friday announced a new shopping ad format called 'collection' to help marketers showcase their products in more visually appealing ways. ... read..


Shiv Sena MP 'grounded' for assaulting Air India staffer (Lead)
Mumbai/New Delhi | Friday, 2017 5:15:05 PM IST
The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) on Friday banned Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad from flying on Air India and four private airlines for assaulting an Air India employee. ... read..


JobsForHer celebrates two years of bringing women back to work post sabbatical
New Delhi [India] | March 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Online connecting portal for women looking to restart their careers JobsForHer marks the end of its successful two years and the beginning of its buoyant third year operations this month. ... read..


India Expo Shop, Indian Exhibitions, IESA to host second India Expo Shop 2017
New Delhi [India] | March 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With the immense success of the first edition of India Expo Shop Summit, The Indian Exhibitions, Conferences and Events Services Association (IESA), an apex organization working towards the development of the exhibitions, conferences and events services s ... read..


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