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Konkan Railway bags foreign contract PANAJI: During the visit of Nepal’s Prime Minister to India, as a measure to enhance bilateral co-operation between India and Nepal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that India will undertake the feasibility study for the Raxaul – Kathmandu Railway link (200 kms). Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd with a history of executing most challenging rail ... Read More »

CAIT begins campaign to promote digital transactions

NEW DELHI: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Thursday launched a nationwide campaign to support the Union government’s target of 30 billion digital transactions in 2018-2019. Please like & share: Read More »

Flipkart deal good for India: Walmart

NEW DELHI: World’s largest retailer Walmart Inc Thursday tried to assuage concerns around its US$ 16 billion takeover of Flipkart, saying the deal is good for the country as it will help create millions of jobs over time and help the economy through local sourcing of goods by the company. Please like & share: Read More »

Govt approves green licence plates for e-vehicles

NEW DELHI: To promote electric vehicles in India, the government has approved green licence plates bearing numbers in white fonts for private e-vehicles and yellow for taxis, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Wednesday. Please like & share: Read More »

Walmart-Flipkart deal to vitiate e-commerce: traders

NEW DELHI: US retailer Walmart’s US$ 16 billion acquisition of Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart will vitiate the country’s e-commerce space and create an uneven playing field, traders and retailers said Wednesday. Please like & share: Read More »

Bank unions hold protest to demand wage revision

KOLKATA: The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) held its protests across India on pending wage revision of bank officers and employees after rejecting a “meagre offer of 2 per cent increase” by Indian Banks Association (IBA), a union official said here on Wednesday. Please like & share: Read More »

Toyota to launch Yaris in May

PANAJI: Toyota Kirloskar Motor Wednesday announced that Toyota Yaris will be launched in May 2018. Toyota Yaris the world-class sedan is designed to be as advanced as it is prestigious and has garnered much appreciation ever since it’s unveiling at Auto Expo 2018. Please like & share: Read More »

Train local youth for airport based jobs, says ASSOCHAM

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Goan youth must be skilled and trained for airport based jobs before the commissioning of Mopa airport, said a senior member of ASSOCHAM, on Tuesday. The senior member recommended that the government must undertake training of local youth through suitable courses in the ITI’s and other training institutes. Manguirish Pai Raiker, senior management committee member and ... Read More »