Wednesday , 23 January 2019


India’s first multi-modal terminal on inland waterways inaugurated

VARANASI (UP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated India’s first multi-modal terminal on the Ganga river in his parliamentary constituency here and received the country’s first container cargo transported on inland waterways from Kolkata. Please like & share: Read More »

Retail inflation cools to year-low of 3.31% in Oct

NEW DELHI: Retail inflation fell to a one-year low of 3.31 per cent in October on the back of cheaper kitchen staples, fruits and protein-rich items, official data released Monday showed. Please like & share: Read More »

Govt says not seeking massive reserve transfer from RBI

NEW DELHI: Amid a face-off with the RBI, the government Friday said it is discussing an “appropriate” size of capital reserves that the central bank must maintain but denied seeking a massive capital transfer from the Reserve Bank. Please like & share: Read More »

Coin exchange melas held across state

PANAJI: ICICI Bank recently organised over 60 coin exchange melas at select branches across the state. They were held under the aegis of the Reserve Bank of India. The purpose of the melas were to distribute coins and fresh currency notes to the general public in exchange of soiled and mutilated notes. This initiative is in line with RBI’s clean ... Read More »

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 »