Thursday , 17 January 2019


India appreciates US waiver regarding Iran sanctions

NEW DELHI: India on Friday expressed its appreciation to the US for waiving it from Washington’s sanctions on Iran’s oil imports and development of the crucial Chabahar port. Please like & share: Read More »

Jaitley defends demonetisation

PTI   NEW DELHI Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday staunchly defended the demonetisation drive, saying ‘prophets of doom’ have been proven wrong as hard data of two years shows an increase in tax base, greater formalisation of the economy and India retaining the fastest growing economy tag for the fifth year in a row. On the second anniversary of the ... Read More »

Air India flights hit as contract workers go on strike in Mumbai

IANS MUMBAI At least two dozen domestic and international flight arrivals and departures were hit after a large number of contract workers resorted to a flash strike at the Mumbai airport early on Thursday, officials said. “Due to a sudden industrial situation at Mumbai Airport by Air India Air Transport Services Ltd (AIATSL) employees, some flights have got delayed. We ... Read More »

Jet Air, SpiceJet urged to take action on sensor-related issues

NEW DELHI Aviation regulator DGCA has asked Jet Airways and SpiceJet to take corrective action to address possible issues with their Boeing 737 MAX planes that could lead to “significant altitude loss” of the aircraft, a senior official said Thursday. The latest directive follows advisories issued by US watchdog Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing regarding the B 737 MAX ... Read More »

Nokia, Infosys establish strategic alliance

UNI   NEW DELHI Nokia and Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, have established a strategic alliance to drive digital transformation in a wide array of enterprises and industries, addressing vertical markets including transportation, energy and manufacturing, media and entertainment and education. This collaboration will couple technology, products and services from Nokia with platform solutions, engineering ... Read More »

Bardez ZAO gears up to promote commercial cultivation of mango

MAPUSA: The zonal agriculture officer for Bardez is gearing up to promote commercial cultivation of mango in Bardez taluka as agriculture department has come up with a new scheme which provides maximum assistance for beneficiary of the scheme up to Rs 2 lakh in case of hard rock soil and Rs 1 lakh in case of  soft soil. Please like ... Read More »

FAO warns of impact of price, currency trends on smallholder incomes

NEW DELHI: Declining international agricultural commodity prices should ease the bill the world’s poorest countries pay for food imports, although the strengthening US dollar poses “serious concerns”, a new United Nations report says. Please like & share: Read More »

RBI acts as seat belt for government: Rajan

NEW DELHI: Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan described the apex bank as a “seat belt” for the Central government which is in the driver’s seat, protecting the government against any “accident”. Please like & share: Read More »

Petrol, diesel prices stay unchanged on Diwali

NEW DELHI: Following five consecutive days of cuts, state-run oil marketing companies kept prices of key domestic transport fuels — petrol and diesel — unchanged on Wednesday, on the festival of Diwali. Please like & share: Read More »