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India, Russia discuss defence cooperation

New Delhi, Dec. 14 -- The 18th meeting of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) was on Thursday co-chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman... Read More


Mauritius to organise 'Gita Mahotsav' in 2019

New Delhi, Dec. 14 -- Mauritius will organise a 'Gita Mahotsav' in February 2019, the country's acting President, Paramasivum Pillay Vyapoory, said on Thursday. Speaking at the inauguration of three-... Read More


IOC to buyback over 3% equity shares for Rs 4,435 cr

Mumbai, Dec. 14 -- State-owned Indian Oil Corp on Thursday announced a buyback of 3.06 per cent equity shares at a price of Rs 149 per stock for a consideration not exceeding Rs 4,435 crore. The buyb... Read More


Modi chairs meet to review steps on 'Ease of Doing Business'

New Delhi, Dec. 14 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a meeting to review progress on "Ease of Doing Business" that discussed issues such as construction permits, enforcement of contr... Read More


B.P. Singh appointed FTII Chairman

New Delhi, Dec. 14 -- Almost one-and-half months after Anupam Kher stepped down as the chief of the Film Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, the government on Thursday appointed B.P. Singh as ... Read More


TRAI speeds up process of Mobile Number Portability

New Delhi, Dec. 14 -- The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) amended the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) regulations to ease and quicken the process of portability. The timeline for porting... Read More


Amazon India signs MoU on marketing support for MSMEs

New Delhi, Dec. 14 -- Amazon's Indian arm on Thursday signed an MoU with the Federation of Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME) to support sellers in the segment under which the e-commer... Read More


United Airlines to launch Delhi-San Francisco nonstop service

New Delhi, Dec. 14 -- Airline major United Airlines on Thursday announced it will introduce a new daily nonstop seasonal service between New Delhi and San Francisco from December 7, 2019 - subject to ... Read More


Kamal Nath is new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Dec. 14 -- Congress leader Kamal Nath was on Thursday chosen as the new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, heralding Congress rule in the state after 15 years. Kamal Nath, who flew in here lat... Read More


Rs 100 cr allocated for installing black box-type systems in trains

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- The government on Wednesday said Rs 100 crore has been allocated by the railways for installing in the locomotives over 3,500 systems similar to an aircraft's black box. "Rs 100... Read More