Indo-Pacific concept initiated to disrupt existing structure, contain China: Russian FM
The new Indo-Pacific concept being pushed by the US, Japan and others is an attempt to reconfigure the existing structure, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. "Why do you need to call Asian Pacific as Indo-Pacific? The answer is evident -- to exclude China. Terminology should be unifying, not divisive. Neither SCO nor BRICS is exclusionary," Lavrov said.
PM Modi acknowledges friends of India at Raisina Dialogue inauguration
Seven former Heads of State/Government shared their views during the i...
In relief for 30,000 homebuyers, Centre to take over Unitech
In a major relief to around 30,000 homebuyers, the Centre agreed to take over tr...
India plans new law to protect foreign investment: Sources
India plans to attract more capital from overseas to boost stuttering domestic growth by this move.
Government pushes for zaid crops to mitigate Kharif deficit
The recent focus on zaid crops has paid off well as area under cultivation during this period has been on rise since last few years. As compared to kharif sowing which is being done across 107 million hectare, zaid planting, mostly pulses, is done across less than 2 per cent of that area.
Adopt our model or Ram temple may take long to build, VHP tells government
The temple’s design and expanse over the 67 acres of government-acquired land in Ayodhya will also determine the location of a proposed 251-metre statue of Lord Ram in the town. This would be tallest statue in the world.
India, Uzbekistan explore PTA to push bilateral trade and business with Central Asia
Jaishankar and Kamilov evaluated the initiative of the India-Central Asia Dialogue at the level of Foreign Ministers with the participation of Afghanistan which was held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan in January 2019. The next Dialogue will be held in India in 2020. Kamilov stated that he looks forward to participating in it.
Jeff Bezos says Amazon to invest $1 bln in digitizing SMBs in India
Amazon.com Inc will invest $1 billion in digitizing small- and medium-businesses in India and expects to export $10 billion worth of India-m...
India proposes incentives to woo Apple, Samsung suppliers
India is mulling a plan to offer interest subsidy on local borrowing by mobile handset manufacturers.
Have not put or contemplating import curbs on Malaysia, Turkey: Piyush Goyal
"India believes in free play and equal treatment for all," Goyal said at a security conference in New Delhi, adding that the government also was not contemplating any restrictions on the two countries. On Wednesday, Reuters reported that India is planning to cut some imports from Turkey and widen restrictions on Malaysia.
Central Vista makeover: North, South Blocks likely to reflect India's pre and post-1857 history
At present, the South Block houses the Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Defence and Ministry of External Affairs, while the North Block has offices of Home Ministry and Finance Ministry.
Franklin debt schemes mark down Voda Idea holding
Debt schemes of Franklin Templeton, which hold bonds of Vodafone Idea worth Rs 2,049 crore, have fully marked down their entire holding in the telecom company a day after the Supreme Court rejected review petitions of various telecom companies challenging its judgement in the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) case.
RBI asks UCBs to report large accounts data almost with immediate effect
The detailed guideline stipulate that the reporting frequency of the CRILC (Central Repository on Information on large Credits)– UCBs return is quarterly to start with.
PSUs to file review petitions over Rs 3 lakh crore telecom dues: Government
“Government companies have a different clause than telecom companies,’’ Mehta told ET, when asked if non-telco PSUs would file review petitions against the order. The October 24 ruling had expanded the scope of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) on which telecom licence holders need to pay the fee to the government.
RSS files complaint against ‘fake booklet’
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has filed a police complaint against a booklet that claims RSS was rewriting India’s Constitution.
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