CPEC has become a reality: Pakistan PM (22 minutes ago)
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has become a reality and provided the country with a platform to achieve development, prosperity and poverty alleviation.
Create niche experiences for tourists, recommends Ficci-Yes Bank report (24 minutes ago)
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) There is a need to create new and unique themes to promote tourism and also provide niche experiences to international tourists, a Ficci-Yes Bank report on tourism said.
Subsidised foodgrain for SC, ST, OBC hostel students: Paswan (Lead) (20:34)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said all students living in the hostels where two-third belong to SC, ST and OBC communities will be entitled to 15 kg of foodgrain per month at subsidised rates.
Steel handling begins at Odisha's Dhamra Port (20:30)
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) Steel handling at Odisha's Dhamra Port has started with the receipt of the first rack from Tata Steel's Kalinga Nagar plant by the train route, an official statement said on Monday.
India-Poland bilateral trade crosses $3 bn in 2017: Polish envoy (20:28)
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The bilateral trade between India and Poland has crossed $ 3 billion in 2017 and the European country is exploring various sectors to improve the trade balance, the Polish envoy to India said here on Monday.
New industrial policy coming soon, to boost MSMEs: Prabhu (19:44)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India's new industrial policy, to be announced soon, is designed to create an ecosystem to help the development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and link them to the global market, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Monday.
LIC Housing posts Rs 1,989 cr net profit (19:42)
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) LIC Housing Finance Company Ltd on Monday said it closed last fiscal with a net profit of Rs 1,989.58 crore.
At $69 bn India highest recipient of remittances in 2017: World Bank (19:22)
Washington/New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India topped as the highest recipient of remittances globally in 2017, with its diaspora sending back $69 billion, a World Bank statement said here on Monday.
Five more states to roll out intra-state e-way bill (19:16)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The central government on Monday said that five more states -- Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim and Puducherry -- will roll out intra-state e-way bills from Wednesday.
Equity indices inch-up; IT stocks rise (Roundup) (19:12)
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The Indian equity indices witnessed a volatile trade session on Monday and closed on a flat-to-positive note as healthy quarterly results drove investors' sentiments.
SC rejects plea for cutting scenes depicting Sati from 'Padmavat' (18:56)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the plea for the chopping of the scenes from "Padmavat" which were eulogizing 'Sati' and would adversely impact the viewers of the film.
Bharti Infratel's Q4 net profit marginally up by 2% (18:56)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Bharti Infratel's consolidated profit for the fourth quarter (January-March) of 2017-18 went up marginally by 2 per cent, a company statement said here on Monday.
Munjals, Burmans extend validity of their 'improved binding offer': Fortis Healthcare (18:30)
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Fortis Healthcare on Monday said Hero Enterprise Investment Office and the Burman Family Office have extended the validity of their 'improved binding offer' till May 4, 2018.
Rajasthan poised to become leading tourism hub: Vasundhara Raje (18:20)
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) Rajasthan was poised to take back the space of the country's leading tourism hub in the country with the state witnessing a "huge energy" in the sector, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said.
Tech Mahindra opens cyber security centre in Andhra Pradesh (18:06)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) IT major Tech Mahindra on Monday announced that it has established Andhra Pradesh Cyber Security Operations Centre (APCSOC) in Vijayawada which is equipped with predictive threat analytics capabilities.
TCS first Indian company to touch $100 bn in market cap (Lead) (18:04)
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Riding high on robust quarterly results and a weak rupee, IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Monday emerged as the first Indian listed technology company to cross the $100-billion mark in terms of market capitalisation (m-cap).
50 new 'Moto Hubs' opened in western UP (17:44)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Lenovo-owned Motorola on Monday opened 50 new "Moto Hubs" in western Uttar Pradesh, including in Noida, Ghaziabad, Agra and Meerut.
Heavy smoke disrupts services on Delhi Metro's Red Line (17:20)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Services on the Delhi Metro's Red Line (Dilshad Garden-Rithala) were suspended for more than one hour on Monday after heavy smoke from a nearby blaze made it difficult for the trains to run, the DMRC said.
India leads digital transformation race in APJ region: Report (17:18)
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) India is set to lead the wave of digital disruption across the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region with 94 per cent of the organisations in the country ready to tackle this transformation in the next five years, a new report said on Monday.
AI-powered Honor 10 coming on May 15 (17:16)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Huawei's sub-brand Honor, which has been working on their second generation Artificial Intelligence (AI) 2018 flagship device, is expected to launch "Honor 10" smartphone in London on May 15.
Petrol price at Rs 74.50 a litre in Delhi, highest since September 2013 (17:10)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Petrol prices rose for the fifth consecutive day on Monday to Rs 74.50 per litre in New Delhi, even as global crude oil cost dipped somewhat due to international factors.
Airtel to add over 6,000 new sites in Gujarat (17:02)
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) As part of its network expansion programme Project LEAP, Bharti Airtel on Monday announced plans to add more than 6,000 new sites in 2018-19, along with the deployment of an additional 2,000 km of optic fiber across Gujarat.
Bengal losing Rs 100 cr per month from cattle smuggling (16:58)
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) A cattle traders' body on Monday accused a section of police in some north Bengal districts of ensuring safe passage to smugglers to ferry cattle to Bangladesh which resulted in revenue loss of around Rs 100 crore per month to the government.
Nanar row: Fadnavis hits back at Shiv Sena (16:54)
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Minutes after ally Shiv Sena attacked the proposed Nanar refinery project, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis hit back on Monday.
AI-driven music networking platform 'SocialMob' launched (16:52)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In a bid to deliver exclusive online content, Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered "SocialMob," a music and content app, on Monday announced its official launch in India.