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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Nuke threat from NK brings urgency to collaborate with SK: US Def Sec

Agencies, Seoul US Secretary of Defence James Mattis has that the increasing nuclear threat from North Korea has brought “a new urgency” to military and diplomatic collaboration with South Korea. “The threat from North Korea has grown...

Land rover announces launch of 5th generation Discovery

Mumbai: Land Rover on Saturday announced the launch of the 5th generation Discovery in India with prices starting from Rs 71.38 lakh (ex-showroom). Available in two powertrain options, the 3.0 l Diesel 190 kW & 3.0 l Petrol 250 kW, the...

ONGC net profit rises marginally by 3.1 pc in Q2 FY’ 18

New Delhi: The energy sector giant Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has recorded 3.1 per cent jump in its net profit for the second quarter of Financial year 2017-18 (Q2 FY-18). According to the result announced by the public sector...

India removes GST on services supplied to Nepal, Bhutan

Agencies, Kathmandu Nepali and Bhutanese traders have been exempted from paying the Goods and Services Tax (GST) while purchasing services in India if the payment is made in the Indian currency to the Indian service providers. Issuing a Gazette...

PSU banks in sweet spots; market mop up can well exceed Rs 58K crore: ASSOCHAM

Agencies, New Delhi If the change of perception for Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) banks, post the mega capital infusion scheme is any indication, dilution of government equity, up to 52 per cent in the state-owned lenders can fetch valuation...

Prabhu urges US to ease movement of skilled professionals; import process of Indian mangoes

Agencies, New Delhi The Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu strongly took up the Indian concern with regard to problems faced by Indian services companies in obtaining H-1B and L1 visas and requested the US to ease the movement...

Ravishankar has no locus standi in temple issue

Agencies, Lucknow Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar is probably angling for Nobel peace prize by trying to dabble in the disputed Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid issue. This was stated here by Ranjana Agnihotri, counsel for Ram Lalla Virajman...

Parliamentary body discusses Assam flood problem

Agencies, Guwahati A nine member Parliamentary Committee on Subordinate Legislation, led by its chairman and MP Dilip Gandhi, called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here today. The committee members discussed about the state’s...