UN lowers India growth forecast; expects momentum to pick up in 2020
According to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2020, a growth rate of 2.5 per cent is possible in 2020, but a flare up of trade tensions, financial turmoil, or an escalation of geopolitical tensions could derail a recovery.
Karnataka Bank Q3 profit slips 12% to Rs 123 crore
Net NPA increased to 3.75 per cent from 3 per cent during September-December 2018.
Govt notifies mandatory gold hallmarking; WGC welcomes move
As per the notification, only a registered jewellers will be allowed to sell the ...
Rajnath Singh to inaugurate induction of Sukhoi fighter jet Su-30 squadron
At a press meet here, Air Marshal Amit Tiwari said this would be the second frontline fighter squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to be based in South. The induction ceremony would take place on January 20 and the fighters would have the most potent platform capable of long reach and multi-role capabilities, he said.
‘This is the Indian century’: Jeff Bezos goes desi, makes big ‘Make in India’ pledge, talks climate change
Bezos, clad in a vibrant blue-coloured Nehru jacket, talked of the world’s largest democracy leaping ahead.
Army plans special pensions for 1965, 1971 war veterans: Indian Army chief General Naravane
"Some proposals have been sent to the Defence Ministry by Army Headquarters after due consideration which includes that the emergency Commissioned and Short Service Commission officers who took part in 1965 and 1971 war, should be given pension-like 'Swatantra SenSamman Pension Scheme'," Army chief said.
Ruias, Mittal lock horns over control of Hazira port
Sources said Essar wants to handle third-party cargo — commercial cargo from other industries — according to the state’s new port policy for the two captive jetties in Hazira that are owned by Essar Bulk Terminal (EBTL). But ArcelorMittal has opposed the movs.
Army Day: All you need to know about this special Indian Army Day
Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year in India as it is on this historic day that General KM Cariappa became the first Indian to take charge of the Indian Army in 1949. The Army Day parade is typically held at Parade Ground, Delhi Cantonment, where this year General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Army Staff, will inspect the parade.
Chadar Trek: IAF says 71 trekkers brought to safety after Zanskar flooding, rescue ops still on
Indian Air Force's Advanced Light Helicopters carried out a search and rescue operation in Ladakh's Zanskar valley after sudden flooding in ...
NCR recorded 14% increase in office space absorption: Report
“The commercial segment, especially, the office space market is going from strength to strength, beating its own record of 47.3 million square feet in 2018, to 57.7 million square feet in 2019,” said Anurag Mathur, CEO, Savills India.
Will Indian real estate bounce back in 2020?
In 2019, housing afforability showed a marked improvement. We also saw a plethora of launches in the market. In 2020, Knight Frank expects the GDP growth to touch 6-6.5% by next year. It also expects the real estate sector to maintain its momentum.
IIT Kharagpur develops AI system to read legal judgments
A team of researchers at the premier engineering institute’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering used a novel method to automate the reading of a legal document by using a more evolved Machine Learning technique.
Rajnath Singh flags off 51st K-9 Vajra at L&T gun making facility
The L&T officials showed the minister the different manoeuvres of the K-9 Vajra-T, a tracked self-propelled howitzer. Singh sat in the vehicle on which the gun was mounted and was driven around the Hazira complex. The gun weighs 50 tonnes and can fire 47kg bombs at 43-kilometre distant targets.
IIT Madras invites applications for Fellowship programme 2020
The fellowship is designed to enhance awareness and interest in high-quality academic research among young engineering, management, sciences and humanities students through a goal-oriented summer mini-project undertaken at IIT Madras.
Four Gaganyaan astronauts to get 11-month training in Russia
The Rs 10,000-crore ambitious project is expected to be launched in 2022, the year of the 75th anniversary of India's Independence. India's heaviest launch vehicle Bahubali GSLV Mark-III will carry the astronauts to space.
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