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Tagore House wins Oak Grove Inter House Dramatics Competition with 'Kabuliwala'

Mussoorie, April 18 -- Inter House Dramatics of Oak Grove School was held under the roof of the school auditorium. Tagore House staged 'Kabuliwala', based on the famous story by Rabindranath Tagore. The play mesmerised the audience. Patel, Shivaji and Ashoka Houses performed 'Baal Majduri', 'Aladad Khan' and 'Daroga Ji Chori Ho Gaayi', respectively.The Chief Guest on the occasion was Principal JP Pandey. The event began with the school song by th... Read More


Huda will transfer funds to MCG by March

Gurgaon, Feb. 21 -- The Haryana Urban Development Authority (Huda) said it will be able to transfer funds to the Municipal CorporationofGurugram( MCG) onlyby March 15 as per the sector transfer agreement.

The Huda Gurgaon office has sent its reconciliation report to chieffinanceofficer,Huda,Chandigarh, with details of revenue collectedbyitonamonthlybasis.

The Huda will have to transfer 75%ofthefundstotheMCGasper sectortransferagreementsigned ... Read More


61 NPR oustees given plot allotment letters

Gurgaon, Feb. 21 -- The Haryana Urban Development Authority (Huda) handed over allotment letters to 61 oustees of the Northern Peripheral Road (NPR) on Monday, paving way to resolve the eight-year dispute holding the project in litigation.

The oustees said they were relieved. "I have no words to explainmyfeeling.Ihadlosthope thinking litigation upon litigation would delay the allotment indefinitely. But now, our issue hasbeenresolved,"SanjivGan... Read More


Beijing can learn from Isro's mission, says Chinese media

BEIJING, Feb. 21 -- Is India beating China in its own game - building a low price, efficient and increasingly reliable model in the space sector? The Chinese government is possibly asking its space scientists this question.

Days after saying China was ahead of India in space technology, a grudgingly complimentary state media piece said the Communist country could learn a "number of lessons" from its neighbour's low-price and efficiency- driven a... Read More


AAP govt to pass full-fledged budget before MCD polls

NEW DELHI, Feb. 21 -- In a departure from the past, the AAP government is planning to go ahead with passing a full-fledged budget for the next financial year ahead of the MCD elections, a move being questioned by the Opposition.

Ahead of the MCD elections in 2007 and 2012, the then Sheila Dikshit government had chosen vote-on-account instead of a full fledged budget.

The Aam Aadmi Party was one of the most vocal critics of the decision of the C... Read More


BJP ticket aspirants asked to submit intro, vision for Delhi

NEW DELHI, Feb. 21 -- Indicating that the Delhi BJP is going to adopt a 'different' approach in selection of candidates for MCD elections scheduled in the national Capital in April, its president Manoj Tiwari said that the two prerequisites to get a party ticket are that they must love Delhi and believe in the policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He also warned party leaders against allegedly indulging in'factionalism'saying such acts will n... Read More


Designing the bad bank of India

New Delhi, Feb. 21 -- To solve the problem of bad loans in India, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has introduced multiple schemes over the last few years: Flexible Refinancing of Infrastructure (5/25 scheme), Asset Reconstruction (ARC), Strategic Debt Restructuring (SDR), Asset Quality Review (AQR) and Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets (S4A).

However, the "twin balance sheet problem" persists. On the banking side, stressed assets now st... Read More


HDFC Bank shares: Brokers may have to take Friday's trades on own book

Mumbai, Feb. 21 -- Some brokers who were involved in buying HDFC Bank Ltd shares for foreign portfolio investor (FPI) clients on Friday may have to take these trades on their own books, said two people familiar with the development.

Trades, which were conducted after a Reserve Bank of India (RBI) notification at 1.38pm banning further FPI buying, would be subject to this order, these people said. However, no trades would be annulled, they added ... Read More


Former House Speaker Alex Tyler, A Poster Child of Corruption in Liberia?

Monrovia, Feb. 21 -- "Forget the politicians. The politicians are put there to give you the idea you have freedom of choice. You don't. You have no choice. You have owners.

Report by Lennart Dodoo - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

They own you. They own everything. They own all the important land, they own and control the corporations that've long since bought and paid for, the senate... Read More


Pvt sector urged to partner with govt for infra development

KATHMANDU, Feb. 21 -- Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma has said that the government machinery should shed its dillydallying working style citing policy and procedure, while the private sector should give up its 'profit-only' mindset for infrastructure development.

Speaking at a plenary session of the two-day 'Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2017' in Kathmandu on Monday, Sharma admitted that the red tape has been unnecessarily delaying many infras... Read More