• No impact of Thomas Cook... 23 Sep 2019 14:24 The world's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed on Monday. Thomas Cook operations in the UAE have not been affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook UK operations. Al Rostamani Travels used to represent Thomas Cook UK previously but later it tied up …
  • India's corporate tax cut to boost smartphone manufacturing -executives 23 Sep 2019 14:10 MUMBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) - India’s lower corporate tax rate will help its smartphone industry expand, fuel research and development (R&D) investment and attract higher-value component makers to the world’s second-biggest smartphone market, four top …
  • Efforts of bringing back Egyptian handicrafts to global market 23 Sep 2019 14:09 “I come from an extremely deprived background. My father used to be over the moon only when having a few kilos of flour, not to mention the rest of the food. I grew up always wondering, how come those artisans who bring the world some of its finest, most …
  • 4 trade reforms that India urgently needs 23 Sep 2019 14:06 'The current institutional arrangement that disperses strategic decisions to the ministry of commerce and industry and the ministry of external affairs lacks the necessary depth. 'It is high time that the government focused on a trade policy to …
  • Not possible to increase ambition of climate action without more funds 23 Sep 2019 13:42 India has turned the spotlight on the question of finance ahead of the United Nations Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit. In a discussion paper, ‘Climate Summit for Enhanced Action: A Financial Perspective from India’, the Department of Economic …
  • Coal India Ltd output likely to take a hit due to workers strike on Tuesday 23 Sep 2019 13:39 By PTI KOLKATA: Production of Coal India Ltd (CIL) is likely to take a hit on Tuesday as workmen unions have decided to go on a one-day strike to protest against the centre's decision to allow 100 per cent foreign direct investment in coal mining. Five …
  • SAIL looks to hiving off manufacturing units to take advantage of new tax rates 23 Sep 2019 13:27 Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) is looking at means to lower its overall tax incidence by hiving in-house manufacturing and project expansions into separate companies. “Industry has to take full advantage of the fiscal measures. The government has come …
  • Closed sugar mills may see revival soon as govt mulls ethanol production on their land 23 Sep 2019 13:24 New Delhi, Sep 23 () The government is planning to come out with a policy to revive closed sugar mills by using their land for ethanol production, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday. He said the ethanol economy has the potential to reach Rs 1 lakh …
  • Arunachal CM Assures OIL Officials of Cooperation & Support 23 Sep 2019 13:21 NET Bureau Senior Oil India Limited (OIL) officials – PranjitDeka, Resident Chief Executive, IndrajitBaruah, Chief General Manager (FB), Arijit Sharma, DCE (PO), S Basumatary, GM (FB), R Kalita, DGM, Planning, M Potom, DGM (FE), U Gogoi, Sr Manager (PA) …
  • The Impact Of "Howdy, Modi" On PM, Trump And NRIs 23 Sep 2019 13:21 To be born in one place and to make your life in another is, the poets tell us, like splitting your heart in two. Whether exile, immigrant or refugee, the plight of the non-resident is to strive forever to resolve these two contradictory halves of your …
  • Sask issues primer: trade barriers still top of mind for farmers in election campaign 23 Sep 2019 13:15 The Regina Leader-Post and the Saskatoon StarPhoenix are delving into some of the most pressing issues affecting Saskatchewan voters during the election campaign. Today, trade barriers facing farmers and the state of agriculture in the province. What’s the …
  • Did India just endorse Trump’s second term as US President? 23 Sep 2019 13:09 The bonhomie displayed between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump in Houston creates favourable optics for better ties between the two countries. The two leaders certainly seem to have a lot more in common than the world has known …
  • New Wits Business School master’s course unlocks the power of innovation 23 Sep 2019 12:56 Education, training and innovation are central to SA’s long-term development. This is also at the heart of the National Development Plan (NDP), which states: “Quality education encourages technology shifts and innovation that are necessary to solve present …
  • India’s opportunity at the UN 23 Sep 2019 12:41 When Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the UN General Assembly on September 27, his country will find itself in an unfamiliar position. For the first time in some years, India is in the cross hairs of some segments of the international community, …
  • Removal Of Article 370 Gives More Rights To People In JK:Modi In Houston 23 Sep 2019 12:39 HOUSTON – Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Indian diaspora in Houston, Texas, on Sunday, defending his government’s recent decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and attacking Pakistan for its reaction to the move. He asked the …
  • No impact of Thomas Cook collapse on UAE... 23 Sep 2019 12:37 The world's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed on Monday. Thomas Cook operations in the UAE have not been affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook UK operations. Al Rostamani Travels used to represent Thomas Cook UK previously but later it tied up …
  • Howdy Modi: India PM receives applause for changing Kashmir status 23 Sep 2019 12:37 The entire audience of 50,000 stood up and applauded in unison. With US President Donald Trump listening keenly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India had bid "farewell" to Article 370 that went against people-centric development in …
  • Corporate head honchos, leading media veterans hail government’s move on Kashmir 23 Sep 2019 12:28 NEW DELHI: 'The citizens of India are celebrating our union with our brothers and sisters of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as it is the soul of India,' this sentiment was echoed during a panel discussion on revocation of Article 370 in Kashmir. The …
  • Tour Company Thomas Cook Collapses, Leaving Thousands of Travelers Stranded 23 Sep 2019 12:24 × Tour Company Thomas Cook Collapses, Leaving Thousands of Travelers Stranded LONDON — British tour operator Thomas Cook collapsed Sunday night, stranding hundreds of thousands of travelers and putting 21,000 jobs at risk. The 178-year-old company said in …
  • 50 Days of Kashmir Under Lockdown – in Pictures 23 Sep 2019 12:22 Active Citizens, Asia-Pacific, Civil Society, Democracy, Featured, Global Governance, Headlines, Human Rights, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Peace, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Human Rights A boy pedals his bike along the desolated street …
  • India walks a tight rope as RCEP negotiators meet in Vietnam for final talks 23 Sep 2019 12:02 The negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) are poised towards conclusion with negotiators from the 16 member countries are trying to tie all the loose knots in an on-going meeting in Vietnam this week. But, India continues …
  • As climate change disrupts the annual monsoon, India must prepare (Commentary) 23 Sep 2019 11:57 Over the past few decades, India’s total annual rainfall averages haven’t changed but the intensity of precipitation has increased as extreme weather events (EWEs) become more frequent and widespread. Today, the country witnesses more episodes of extremely …
  • Newgen extends support to 2,800 children through Shikshaantra Plus program in Govt. Primary School in Harkesh Nagar, Okhla, New Delhi 23 Sep 2019 11:26 Newgen Software Technologies Limited and Kinship for Humanitarian Social and Holistic Intervention in India (KHUSHII) came together in the month of August and signed an agreement to implement Shikshaantra Plus program in Govt. Primary School in Harkesh …
  • 'Am I Invited?' Trump Tells Modi He May Show Up at India's First NBA Game in Mumbai 23 Sep 2019 11:20 Asia & Pacific 13:12 23.09.2019(updated 13:13 23.09.2019) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): US President Donald Trump said he may visit Mumbai next month for the country's first-ever NBA match during his address at the Howdy, Modi event in Houston …
  • ASIA/INDIA - More than 200 cases of violence against Christians in India in 2019 23 Sep 2019 11:17 New Delhi (Agenzia Fides) - There are over 200 episodes of violence against Christians reported in India in 2019: this is the data sent to Agenzia Fides by the NGO "Alliance Defending Freedom" (ADF) based in New Delhi. In a report by the …
  • 17 UAE companies confirm investment in India's... 23 Sep 2019 11:13 This was made possible thanks to the fast-track mechanism and procedures put in place by the Indian Government. Seventeen UAE companies have confirmed their investment in India's infrastructure sector in the last 12 months, an Indian minister has said. …
  • Aerosol Dispensing Systems Market-Technological Innovations,Growth Insight,Industry Trends & Revenue Growth by the end of 2027 23 Sep 2019 11:12 Sep 23, 2019 (AmericaNewsHour) -- The global aerosol dispensing systems market is segmented by material type into aluminum, steel, plastic, glass and others; by propellant usage into propellant aerosols and non-propellant aerosols; by application in …
  • Unpacking the People’s Party’s Fear of ‘Radical Multiculturalism’ (in Analysis) 23 Sep 2019 11:11 The People’s Party of Canada says it is “inclusive,” but how does that square with its calls to scrap the country’s Multiculturalism Act, tighten our borders, promote “Western civilization values” and cut immigration by more than half? More diversity will …
  • Amid slowing economies, what are India and rest of Asia doing 23 Sep 2019 11:10 By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore City [Singapore], Sept 23: The world markets have recently been taken on a roller coaster ride by the President of the world's largest economy. They have been bobbing up and down, depending on his unpredictable pronouncements …
  • Mining industry in India still highest taxed in world: FIMI 23 Sep 2019 10:57 New Delhi, Sep 23 () Mining industry in India is still the highest taxed in the world despite the government's decision to slash corporate tax rate, mining body FIMI said on Monday. While addressing the media here, FIMI Vice President Rajib Lochan …
  • Centre focused on development of J&K, elections will be held once there is normalcy: MoS Home 23 Sep 2019 10:55 BENGALURU: Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Monday said the central government is focused on the development of Jammu and Kashmir and elections will be held there once the situation returns back to normalcy. The Minister said a survey …
  • Bond traders caught off-guard as talk of limited fiscal space gains ground 23 Sep 2019 10:48 It’s getting hard to keep track of just what one should do with Indian bonds. A rally Friday morning after the central bank signaled more rate cuts turned into the biggest rout in eight months after the government’s unexpected cut in corporate tax raised …
  • India Reduces Diamond Industry’s Tax Burden 23 Sep 2019 10:47 RAPAPORT... The Indian government has lowered the rate of goods and services tax (GST) for certain diamond work in a move that will help buoy the struggling sector, the nation’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) said. GST on diamond “job …
  • Why Thomas Cook (India) is not affected by Thomas Cook's collapse 23 Sep 2019 10:24 While the 178-year-old British tour operator Thomas Cook collapsed on Sunday night, Thomas Cook (India) Group has not been impacted. Read more: Thomas Cook collapse: Bailout fails, tourists stranded Thomas Cook (India) Group is an entirely different entity …
  • The Big Climate Meet At the UN And Where India Stands On It 23 Sep 2019 10:19 The Climate Strike on Friday, September 20 by school children and many others was the biggest climate protest ever, with over four million participating. The focus shifts Monday onwards to governments and top organisations and what they say and promise in …
  • Government looking at streaming certification model post Diwali 23 Sep 2019 10:15 New Delhi: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is looking to finalise a model for the certification of online video streaming content soon after Diwali, people familiar with the development said. While nine video streaming players in India had …
  • Government aims to sell Air India, other firms by March 2020, says official 23 Sep 2019 10:11 NEW DELHI, Sept 23 (Reuters) - India aims to sell two or three state-owned firms to local or foreign firms to raise up to 600 billion rupees ($8.5 billion) by March 2020, a senior Finance Ministry official said on Monday. The government planned to sell …
  • Thomas Cook collapse could hit India’s inbound travel 23 Sep 2019 10:07 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) With British travel giant Thomas Cook going belly up, India’s inbound travel could be severely hit and hence adverse impact on foreign exchange (forex) earning too in the months to come. Travel industry sources said that Thomas …
  • FPIs turn bullish on India; but some fear weak fiscal position 23 Sep 2019 09:54 Mumbai: Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) applauded Finance Minister Nirmala Sithamraman’s corporate tax cut move by raising their stance on Indian equities, saying they would come back to the Indian market. “I have had a neutral view and after this I’m a …
  • Amit Shah moots idea of multipurpose card; says 2021 census to be digital 23 Sep 2019 09:42 NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday mooted the idea of a multipurpose identity card for citizens with all utilities like Aadhaar, passport, driving licence and bank accounts. The home minister also said that a mobile app will be used for the …
  • The Forest of Revival in Kerala 23 Sep 2019 09:42 Thrikkaipetta village in Wayanad, Kerala discovered the bamboo industry about 23 years ago. Yet, in this short time it has achieved skilled know-how in the field. In fact, the expertise—encouraged by the Uravu Indigenous Science and Technology Study Centre …
  • Solution Styrene Butadiene Rubber (S-SBR) Market share of USD 6.2 billion by 2026| According to market size and industry analysis 23 Sep 2019 09:41 Sep 23, 2019 (AmericaNewsHour) -- Market Study Report, LLC's latest research report on 'Solution Styrene Butadiene Rubber (S-SBR) Market' delivers a comprehensive study on current market trends. The outcome also includes revenue forecasts, …
  • BHEL commissions five units of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme Package 8 (7x139 MW) in Telangana 23 Sep 2019 09:39 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned five pumping units of the 7x139 MW Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (LIS) Package 8, in Telangana. Significantly, the pump for each unit is designed to lift 89.14 cumecs (cubic metres …
  • Expect cement prices, demand to recover in second half of FY20: Srinivasan 23 Sep 2019 09:36 N Srinivasan, vice chairman and managing director of India Cements Limited (ICL), said he was "cautiously optimistic" about the prospects of the Indian cement market, which has been facing supply overhang, and expects an uptick in demand and …
  • All buses in India will switch to electric in next 2 years: Nitin Gadkari 23 Sep 2019 09:18 NEW DELHI: All buses in the country will switch to electric over the next two years without the government having to impose transition to cleaner sources of mobility, Union Minister of Road Transport and highways Nitin Gadkari said. "In the coming two …
  • Thomas Cook Airline Condor Says To Keep Flying, Seeks Government Loan 23 Sep 2019 08:51 Thomas Cook declared bankruptcy Monday after failing to secure a last-ditch rescue deal. Frankfurt am Main: Condor, the German airline subsidiary of British travel giant Thomas Cook, said Monday it would continue flying even after its parent company …
  • Pakistani president urges India to diplomatic solution in Kashmir 23 Sep 2019 08:49 Sevil Erkuş – ISLAMABAD Pakistani President Arif Alvi has warned that if India continues “atrocities” against Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir, it will cause further revolt and complicate the situation.  He called on the Indian authorities for a diplomatic …
  • How should a retiree invest Rs 60 lakh to generate a monthly income of Rs 30,000? 23 Sep 2019 08:29 My father will retire from his government job next December. He will get around Rs 60 lakh in retiral benefits. How should he invest this money to generate a monthly income of Rs 30,000, while keeping the principal intact? He also wants to build an …
  • Digital Census In 2021; Amit Shah Proposes Idea Of Multipurpose ID Card 23 Sep 2019 08:29 Census 2021: Home Minister Amit Shah proposed the idea of a multipurpose identity card for citizens New Delhi:  The next census of India in 2021 - the gigantic exercise to determine the population of the country - will be a "digital census", with …
  • 'India has never had better friend in a US President than me': Trump 23 Sep 2019 08:23 Trump said: 'India has never invested in the US like it is doing today and it is reciprocal, we are doing the same in India.' Houston/New Delhi: US President Donald Trump, who shared stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a mega rally in …
  • How 'Howdy Modi' will help India in the long run 23 Sep 2019 08:19 With characteristic flair and panache, Prime Minister Narendra Modi parlayed his personal popularity among, and the growing political clout of, the Indian American community, one of the highest achieving and prosperous minorities in the US, to obtain high- …
  • Modi’s masterful use of ‘Howdy Modi’ to give message on Article 370, attack Pak on terror 23 Sep 2019 08:15 New Delhi/Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) It was a masterful stroke in strategic thinking – getting a 50,000-strong crowd of roaring and cheering Indian-Americans to stand up and back the Indian Parliaments move to revoke special status for Kashmir, and again …
  • India cuts manufacturing corporate tax 23 Sep 2019 08:14 INDIA cut corporate tax rates on Friday in a surprise move designed to woo manufacturers, revive private investment, and lift growth from a six-year low which has led to major job losses and fuelled discontent in the countryside. Prime minister Narendra …
  • Bond traders in India caught out by surprise fiscal flip flop 23 Sep 2019 08:05 Just when Indian bond traders were cheering the government for not resorting to big-bang spending to revive the economy, the $20 billion tax-cut boost has put them in a bind. Benchmark yields declined modestly after jumping 15 basis points Friday in the …
  • Hong Kong On Edge Ahead Of 70th Anniversary, Fireworks Show Called Off 23 Sep 2019 07:25 Hong Kong: Police on Sunday fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the latest clashes in more than three months of unrest that has plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades. The biggest of several clashes took place in or …
  • Travel posters from 20th-century India on display in NYC 23 Sep 2019 07:17 New York, Sep 23 (IANSlife) Before the arrival of internet, travel posters were a colourful medley of words and visuals. They spoke of far-away lands with a new found sense of adventure, which was heightened by the 20th century boom of cruise ships, …
  • Why this couple voluntarily lived in the slums of India for 14 years 23 Sep 2019 07:16 Living simply: Cathy and Mark Delaney have dedicated most of their married life to living with the poor in the slums of Delhi, in India. TWO young people, fresh out of uni, meet in Brisbane, fall in love, get married and set off for India with wild dreams …
  • Corporate tax cut: India’s sends up the monetary helicopters but will the gamble work 23 Sep 2019 07:11 By Andy Mukherjee India is making a second big fiscal gamble. The first – a switch from sales to consumption taxes – has failed to achieve revenue targets. The government, which two months ago was trying in desperation to tax everything that moved, has …
  • 'Moment of truth' at key UN climate summit 23 Sep 2019 07:06 Some 60 world leaders convene on Monday for a UN summit on "climate emergency" aimed at reinvigorating the faltering Paris agreement, at a time when mankind is releasing more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than at any time in history. From …
  • MCX Mentha Oil likely to move in a range of 1262.7-1277.5 23 Sep 2019 06:53 NCDEX Chana under fresh buying; Support seen at 4032 MCX Aluminium may trade between 138.2-139.4 levels MCX Cotton under fresh buying; Support seen at 19750 MCX Nickel under fresh buying; Support seen at 1244.8 NCDEX Jeera under fresh selling; Support seen …
  • Trump plays unusual role of warm-up act at massive Modi rally in Houston - The Washington Post 23 Sep 2019 06:47 HOUSTON — The foreign strategy of soothing tensions with the United States by stroking President Trump’s ego was put into vivid effect here Sunday when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi lathered praise on his American counterpart at a massive rally …
  • PM Modi likely to discuss India's plans for renewable energy at UN summit 23 Sep 2019 06:28 India's important role and contribution to global climate action efforts have been underlined by fact that Modi is 4th speaker at Summit. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to articulate his government's ambitions on renewable …
  • Kashmir freedom the battle cry of a flash mob 23 Sep 2019 06:26 Mushaa­l Mullic­k points out the critic­al humani­tarian crisis in disput­ed Himala­yan territ­ory Participants posing for a group photo for the flash mob event enacting the indigenous freedom movement at Centaurs. PHOTO: DNA ISLAMABAD: Shoppers and …
  • E-Cigarettes, Vapes Banned In India 23 Sep 2019 06:11 As expected after months of speculation, the Indian government has banned e-cigarettes in India with immediate effect, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman confirmed today. Blaming uncertain health risks and the increasing use of vapes, e-cigarettes and …
  • 'Watershed moment for India-US ties': Modi thanks Trump for his presence at Houston event 23 Sep 2019 06:09 By Online Desk PM Modi took to the Twitter on Monday to thank US President Donald Trump for his presence at the 'Howdy, Modi' programme in Houston, while calling the event, attended by at least 50,000 Indian-Americans, as a "watershed moment…
  • UN Climate Summit: PM Modi to articulate India's plans for renewable energy 23 Sep 2019 06:08 By PTI UNITED NATIONS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to articulate his government's ambitions on renewable energy and make a call for a coalition for disaster resilient infrastructure at UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' High-Level …
  • As India slashes corporate tax, US evidence may come in handy 23 Sep 2019 06:07 By Subhadip Sircar India’s decision to cut corporate taxes may benefit from lessons learned in the United States. A recent study suggests that the rise in US business investment since the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in late 2017 isn’t necessarily …
  • Smoking is a choice. It doesn’t need government intervention 23 Sep 2019 05:58 It is truly bizarre that a government can get away with banning e-cigarettes by quoting seven unexplained deaths in the US, while doing nothing to check the access minors have to an obscene range of tobacco products on sale at every street corner in India. …
  • Use of insolvency code in Dewan Housing will expedite resolution process 23 Sep 2019 05:55 Mumbai: The resolution of Dewan Housing Finance Corp. Ltd (DHFL) will get a fillip if the government takes charge of the process under Section 227 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), said the chief executive of a bank, part of the lenders’ …
  • Thomas Cook Crashes, Leaving Thousands Of Tourists Stranded Across Europe 23 Sep 2019 05:52 Thomas Cook Group Plc collapsed under a pile of debt after talks with creditors failed, forcing the British government to hire charter planes to bring thousands of the 178-year-old travel company's customers back home. The company filed for …
  • Govt says no plans to revise fiscal deficit target or cut spending now 23 Sep 2019 05:51 Govt cut corporate tax rates in a surprise move designed to woo manufacturers, revive private investment and lift growth from a 6-year low. New Delhi: India will not revise its fiscal deficit target immediately and is not planning any spending cuts at this …
  • Tackling the slowdown: What government and companies can do 23 Sep 2019 05:45 While the Government has just unleashed a set of reforms, there is more that needs to be done for the economy to turn around. Our panellists discuss how India can be put back on the growth path. Sadhguru will then address the audience on the purpose of …
  • L&T Construction commences execution of one of India's Largest Communication Network for T-Fibre 23 Sep 2019 05:45 The Smart World and Communication (SW&C) and Power Transmission & Distribution (PT&D) businesses of L&T Construction jointly commenced executing one of the largest communication network in India for Telangana Fibre Grid Corporation Ltd. The …
  • Air India plans for rapid growth post-privatisation 23 Sep 2019 05:38 Air India has prepared plans to increase its fleet to over 250 aircraft over the next five years although that will depend on the outcome of its privatisation process. Speaking at a panel discussion at the World Routes event, the airline's general …
  • Ahead of bypolls, SC to hear petitions of 17 disqualified K'taka MLAs today 23 Sep 2019 05:26 New Delhi: On Monday, the Supreme is slated to hear the petitions of the 17 disqualified Karnataka MLAs of the Congress and Janata Dal (Secular). The resignations of these 17 MLAs had brought down the H D Kumaraswamy’s government. The MLAs have petitioned …
  • View: Tackling India’s auto slowdown 23 Sep 2019 05:22 By Ritesh Kumar Singh India is witnessing the worst kind of slowdown in its automobile industry amidst slowing economic growth and increasing cost of vehicle ownership. Given its strong backward and forward linkages with other industries and services, …
  • Tax rate cut: Brokerages rejig index targets; Chris Wood ups India exposure 23 Sep 2019 05:04 A cut in corporation tax rate by the government on Friday has made even foreign investors sit up and take notice. While most brokerages have revised their calendar and fiscal year-end targets for the frontline benchmarks, foreign investors too have started …
  • Imran briefs US legislators about India’s excesses 23 Sep 2019 04:54 NEW YORK: Prime Minister Imran Khan spent the second day of his seven-day visit to the United Nations briefing US lawmakers, scholars, human rights activists and the media on the repercussions of the Indian annexation of the disputed Kashmir valley. The …
  • 'Where Do You Find Conspirators Of 9/11, 26/11 Terror Attacks?' PM Modi Takes Aim At Pakistan 23 Sep 2019 04:44 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at Pakistan for its support to terrorism and said India's decision to nullify Article 370 has caused trouble to those who cannot handle their country as he called for a decisive battle against terrorism. …
  • Where does India get foreign students from? 23 Sep 2019 04:39 New Delhi: Contrary to public perception that only Indians go abroad to study, in 2018-19, India was home to 47,427 foreign students from 164 countries, including 1,518 from the US, as per official data. The flip side, however, was that despite the …
  • Qureshi urges int l humanitarian bodies to push India for access to IOJ&K 23 Sep 2019 04:13 Qureshi urges int l humanitarian bodies to push India for access to IOJ&K NEW YORK: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday urged international humanitarian organizations to seek access to the besieged Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ…
  • D-Street short-sellers wary of another ‘set up’ 23 Sep 2019 04:10 It’s a perfect trap executed by skilled bowlers in cricket. Bowlers deliberately bowl a few loose deliveries to batsmen, allowing them to make the most of it. The batsman, after some cracking drives, feels he has the upper hand. Here comes final part of …
  • Salafi group declares support to Modi govt. on Kashmir, NRC 23 Sep 2019 04:07 New Delhi :  BJP  got a much needed support from  another prominent  Muslim organization  on abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir and rolling out NRC across the country. Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadees Maulana Asghar Ali Imam Mahdi Salafi , general secretary of …
  • A 10% jump for India Inc earnings after Modi govt cut taxes, say analysts 23 Sep 2019 03:57 India’s key stock gauges’ earnings estimates have been raised by as much as 10% by analysts after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered a $20 billion tax break in her latest attempt to boost economic growth from a six-year low. The surprise …
  • India looks to gain more than advanced countries from 5G 23 Sep 2019 03:32 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As India aims to launch 5G next year, the country hopes that deployment of this technology will advance the “Digital India” vision and promote inclusive growth by transforming several sectors including agriculture and health. 5G is …
  • We’re on same page with government on 5G security: Huawei 23 Sep 2019 03:32 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As India prepares to roll out 5G spectrum-based field trials and participation of Huawei in this process still open to question primarily due to security concerns, the Chinese tech giant has said that it shares the “same opinion” …
  • Best of BS Opinion: The case against loan melas, the lesson in bank merger 23 Sep 2019 03:13 How very different state-owned banks are coming together and why the government must make fresh plans for fiscal consolidation. Pallav Nayak sums up the views. The risk from the surprise slashing of corporate tax rate is that the fiscal deficit will go up …
  • Tax cut a big boost for foreign firms to invest in India: FM 23 Sep 2019 02:59 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is confident that US tech major Apple coming to India after the new lower tax regime will send a big signal to other foreign companies to explore opportunities here. Sitharaman, while speaking to mediapersons here on …
  • ‘We know where masterminds of 9/11, 26/11 were found: PM Modi slams Pakistan 23 Sep 2019 02:53 Without naming Pakistan, Modi said, 'Some people have problems with what India is doing.' Houston/New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that the government’s move to “bid farewell to Article 370” was to end discrimination …
  • Swiss Hold "Funeral March" To Mark The Disappearance Of Alpine Glacier 23 Sep 2019 02:49 Around 250 people including children joined the solemn two-hour climb up the side of Pizol mountain Mels, Switzerland: Dozens of people dressed in black went on a "funeral march" up a steep Swiss mountainside on Sunday to mark the disappearance …
  • Canadian PM Resumes Election Campaign With Promise Of Lower Taxes 23 Sep 2019 02:49 Montreal: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday resumed his re-election campaign with a promise to lower taxes, but once again had to apologize for a photo showing him in blackface makeup. Mr Trudeau, 47, was already under fire for an ethics …
  • JKCHR urges AJK govt to support KKRF 23 Sep 2019 02:24 JKCHR urges AJK govt to support KKRF Islamabad :Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR) Saturday asked Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Government, Kashmiri diaspora to join hands for full financial support to Kashmir Khalistan Referendum (KKRF) in …
  • A rare breed in politics: Unbelievable stories of Shahid Abbasi coming out of NAB detention 23 Sep 2019 02:20 A rare breed in politics: Unbelievable stories of Shahid Abbasi coming out of NAB detention ISLAMABAD: On a lighter note, one day Shahid Khaqan Abbasi asked the NAB officials investigating him in custody, if there could be a NAB case against him for …
  • Life remains crippled on 49th day in IOK: With their study at stake, hundreds of students shifted out of Valley 23 Sep 2019 02:20 Life remains crippled on 49th day in IOK: With their study at stake, hundreds of students shifted out of Valley HELD SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, there is no respite for the people of Kashmir as life continues to remain crippled on the 49th consecutive …
  • Imran meets Amnestyhead, Khalilzad ahead of UNGA session 23 Sep 2019 02:19 Imran meets Amnestyhead, Khalilzad ahead of UNGA session NEW YORK: Prime Minister Imran Khan began his United States trip with a series of high-level meetings on Sunday, during which he met Amnesty International Secretary-General Kumi Naidoo and Zalmay …
  • Modi Endorses Trump to Indian Americans Ahead of 2020 Polls 23 Sep 2019 01:38 President Donald Trump received the endorsement of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they shared a stage in Houston, walking hand in hand in a rock-star-like show to address more than 50,000 Indian Americans — an influential voter base. Modi said …
  • Expect no slump in govt spends: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman 23 Sep 2019 01:34 NEW DELHI: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has ruled out any cutback in expenditure, allaying apprehensions sparked by hefty corporate tax rate cuts, and said the government would instead push spending as the country looks to stave off the economic …
  • Pune International Literature Festival: ‘Is India a Majoritarian State?’ — BJP, Cong slug it out 23 Sep 2019 00:52 Congress’s Sanjay Jha and BJP’s Tuhin Sinha in Pune on Sunday. (Express) A session on the third day of the 7th Pune International Literature Festival themed, “Is India a Majoritarian State?” witnessed mixed reactions from both the speakers as well as the …
  • Trump visits 2 key states with leaders of India, Australia 22 Sep 2019 23:35 Deb Riechmann, Associated Press Updated 4:26 pm PDT, Sunday, September 22, 2019 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump shake hands after introductions during the "Howdi Modi" event Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at NRG Stadium in …
  • Economy to water, Maharashtra politics to movies- Full coverage of India Today Conclave Mumbai 2019 22 Sep 2019 20:56 With over two days of engaging conversations, fiery debates and inspiring keynotes, the India Today Conclave Mumbai 2019 played host to an idea exchange that covered varied topics. From the Indian economy and the situation in Kashmir to the politics of …