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UIDAI asks telcos to submit plan to discontinue Aadhaar-based eKYC

NEW DELHI: Days after the Supreme Court imposed curbs on the use of Aadhaar, biometric-issuing authority UIDAI Monday asked telecom companies to submit, within the next 15 days, a plan to stop using the 12-digit unique ID number for customer authentication. Please like & share: Read More »

Multi Model Logistic Park discussion held

VASCO: The chairman of Logistic Committee of Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) Chandrakant Gawas discussed about the Multi Model Logistic Park (MMLP) which is coming up at Balli project in South District of Goa with the chairman and managing director of Konkan Railway Sanjay Gupta and chief general manager of CONCAR Shart Chaandrayan. The project will be set ... Read More »

Air India revival package to be ready soon: Minister

KOLKATA: The Centre is working on a revival package with four elements, including financial assistance for Air India, and it will be made ready for approval soon, Union Minister of State for Aviation Jayant Sinha said here. Please like & share: Read More »

India, Uzbekistan set $1-bn trade target

NEW DELHI: India and Uzbekistan set an annual bilateral trade target of $1 billion to be achieved in two years and agreed to cooperate in counter-terrorism efforts as the two sides signed 17 agreements across a range of sectors following delegation-level talks led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Shavkat Mirziyoyev here on Monday. Please like & share: Read More »

Natural gas price hike ‘fuel loot’: Congress

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday dubbed the latest hike in the price of domestic natural gas as “fuel loot” and demanded that the Centre rolls back the excise and custom duties to give relief to the masses. Please like & share: Read More »

GSL revenue up by 32%

NT NETWORK   VASCO The chairman and managing director of Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) Rear Admiral (retd) Shekhar Mital informed that company revenue has increased by 32 per cent year on year (YoY) from Rs 1,102 crore in financial year 2017 to Rs 1,452 crore in financial year 2018, while operating profit has increased from Rs 131 crore in the ... Read More »

NABARD launches second phase of E-shakti project for SHGs

NT NETWORK   PANAJI NABARD launched the second phase of E-shakti project in the SLBC meeting held on September 25. As part of the programme, animators, viz. the implementing agencies of the project were given mobile phones to update data of self help groups (SHGs)  on a monthly basis. Dharmendra Sharma, chief secretary, distributed the mobile phones. The E-shakti project ... Read More »

‘Trade war will help emerge as bigger trading, mfg base’

PTI   NEW DELHI Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday said the ongoing global trade war may have created “initial instability”, but will gradually open up opportunities for India to emerge as a bigger trading and manufacturing base. The Trump administration’s decision to impose tariffs on aluminium and steel imports has triggered a trade war with several countries including China, which ... Read More »

Chemists’ body: will go on indefinite strike if demands not met

IANS   NEW DELHI The All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD), which led the day-long strike of chemists across the country against the online sale of medicines, said they would go on an indefinite strike if their demands are not met. The strike comes after the government came out with a draft notification on e-pharmacy earlier this month. ... Read More »

Centre to examine tea planters’ demand to incentivise orthodox plantation

IANS   KOLKATA The Centre will examine the tea planters’ appeal to incentivise the orthodox tea production in order to compete in the global markets, an official said here on Thursday. Addressing the 135th Annual General Meeting, Indian Tea Association Chairman Azam Monem said if exports are to grow, incentivisation and hand-holding by the government would be vital. Given the ... Read More »