Sunday , 24 March 2019


Modi to launch city gas projects to cover India’s 50% population

IANS   NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone here on Thursday for city gas distribution (CGD) projects across 129 districts which won under the ninth CGD bidding round held recently, the Petroleum Ministry said. At each of the geographical areas (GA) across 19 states in India, the authorised entities would also hold their event locally, ... Read More »

IoT spending in Asia-Pacific up 12% in 2018

IANS   NEW DELHI The average annual spend on Internet of Things (IoT) among enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region reached $4.8 million, up 12 per cent from 2017, shows a new report on Wednesday. Globally, the average annual spend on IoT increased four per cent year-over-year, showed the findings of the “Intelligent Enterprise Index” report released by Zebra Technologies, a ... Read More »


‘Abharan’ jewellery show from Nov 22 PANAJI: ‘Abharan’, a household name for premium quality jewellery in Coastal Karnataka is conducting its 16th exhibition and sales of wide variety of diamond and traditional South Indian jewellery in Goa at Hotel Fidalgo, Panaji from November 22 to November 24, and at Metropole hall, Near Nanutel, Margao from November 25 to November 26. ... Read More »

Govt destroyed MSMEs, now wants RBI to revive it: Chidambaram

IANS   NEW DELHI Picking on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks that demonetisation was a “bitter” medicine to get rid of black money, Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday said it destroyed the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and now the government wanted RBI to revive the sector. The former Finance Minister also took strong exception to remarks reported ... Read More »

Indoco Remedies launches oral cancer prevention campaign

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Indoco Remedies Ltd on Tuesday announced a state-wide campaign for early detection of oral cancer, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative. According to the company, around 80 per cent cases are diagnosed in the advanced stage, which makes it difficult to treat. “The all-India campaign is being conducted with the help of healthcare ... Read More »

Railways to use video analytics, crowd control tech at Kumbh Mela

IANS   ALLAHABAD Indian Railways will use technology, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), in a big way to tackle the massive rush of passengers to this holy city during the upcoming Kumbh Mela — for which it will deploy as many as 800 special trains. IBM Intelligent Video Analytics will be pressed into service, a first for the Railways, for crowd ... Read More »

Fire safety conference held

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Fire and Security Association of India (FSAI), Goa chapter, organised a national-level conference, ‘Fire Safety & Security for Hospitality & Hospitals,’ recently. The seminar was inaugurated by Deputy Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly Michael Lobo in the presence of D Shami, fire advisor, ministry of home affairs; V Suresh, chairman, IGBC; K Dominic, national ... Read More »

Honda ‘Wings of Joy’ scheme prizes given

PANAJI: Priority Honda, Taleigao held the prize distribution of the ‘Wings of Joy’ scheme wherein one can get assured gifts and prizes on the purchase of any two-wheeler. The scheme is on till November 30. The weekly ‘Wings of Joy’ prizes were distributed by Gaurish Sakhardande, group general manager of Priority Auto, Taleigao and the winners declared were Vasudev Kunkolkar, ... Read More »


Special tour for Sankhali Tripurari Purnima PANAJI: Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) is organising a special tour to Vithalapur, Sankhali on the occasion of Tripurari Purnima (boat festival) on November 22. Tripurari Purnima will be organised jointly by GTDC, department of Art and Culture, department of Tourism, and department of Information and Publicity. The special tour on Tripurari Purnima is open ... Read More »

Investment in foreign ventures falls 10% in Oct

IANS   MUMBAI Indian companies’ investment in their overseas ventures continued to be less than the year-ago period for the 19th month in a row as it fell 10.5 per cent to $1.76 billion in October, Reserve Bank data showed. Indian companies had invested $1.96 billion in their overseas ventures during October 2017, as per the monthly summary on Outward ... Read More »