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Godrej Locks hold ‘Home Safety Assessment Programme’  Mumbai: On Home Safety Day, Godrej Locks, India’s most trusted locking solutions brand, unveiled free Home Safety Assessment Programme through which citizens can measure the safety strength of their homes. The Home Safety Assessment Programme is part of the first year anniversary of #Har Ghar Surakshit, India’s biggest public awareness campaign driven by Godrej Locks to make …

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Give 2-yr-moratorium: COAI to govt

IANS New Delhi The mobile industry has urged Government to help the telcos restructure their debts with a two-year moratorium, lower interest and longer repayment time to help them come out of the financial crisis which has been aggravated by the AGR order of the Supreme Court. “It will need a 20 per cent increase in ARPU to get the companies …

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India still projected as fastest growing economy: FM

PTI New Delhi Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said in the Lok Sabha that growth has decelerated, but there is no slump and India is still projected to be the fastest growing economy in FY20 among the G-20 nations. She said the government has been taking several measures to address moderate levels of fixed investment rate in the economy, …

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Bengaluru Tech Summit kicks off

IANS Bengaluru Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS), one of the premier technology summits of the country kicked off with Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddiyurappa inaugurating the same here. «Karnataka is the top state in attracting investment and our ease of doing business environment helps in this. Besides IT revolution, now the state is driving startup revolution for India,» said Yeddiyurappa on Monday …

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New bankruptcy laws for financial services providers

New Delhi: The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on Friday notified the rules for resolution of systemically important financial services providers (FSPs) under the bankruptcy law. The new rules will ensure that problems in systematically important NBFCs such as Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL), IL&FS Financial Services, and India Bulls does not create trouble for the entire sector. The rules …

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Huge reserves of potash found in Rajasthan

Jaipur: A huge reserve of potash deposits has been found in Rajasthan which is expected to bring down its import, government sources said. “Geological studies have confirmed that there are reserves of around 2,400 million tonnes of potash deposits in Nagore-Ganganagar basin of Rajasthan covering parts of Sriganganagar, Hanumangarh and Bikaner districts, which is estimated to be around 5 times …

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Co-operative sector boosts rural economy: Jennifer

Panaji: Co-operative sector has played an active role towards economical development in rural areas, stated Minister for Revenue Jennifer Monserrate. She was speaking at a function to mark the 66th Co-operative Week organised by the assistant registrar of Co-operative Societies, central zone in association with The Goa State Co-operative Marketing and Supply Federation Ltd and The Merces VKSS Society Ltd at Panaji …

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Social investment by mining companies dates back to pre DMF era

New Delhi: The legacy in mining companies is still surviving no matter how much social and economic development mining companies in India bring. Mining is perhaps one of the few sectors that has played significant role in developing infrastructure in rural and tribal belt in India, by virtue of finding most of the minerals in deep rural and tribal areas. …

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Govt explores floor pricing for voice, data

New Delhi: After a severe hit on account of AGR, relief may be underway for telecom companies with the government exploring minimum price for calls and data to prevent extreme low or free tariffs. Free or very low voice and data tariffs are seen as the root cause of the current losses of the operators and are among the other …

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Naari fashion store opened at Vasco

PANAJI: Naari Fashion store owned by Suvina Manjrekar was inaugurated at the Anand Trade centre, near Vasco municipality recently. The chief guest was Sulakshana Pramod Sawant who cut the ribbon to inaugurate the store. The guest of honour, Jennifer Carlos Almeida was also present. Speaking on the occasion, Sulakshana Sawant said that she is happy to see that women are …

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