INDIANS IN GULF
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.
Closely monitoring situation in Gulf, hoping for quick de-escalation: India on US-Iran tensions
India on Thursday said it is closely monitori...
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 ...
Qaboos, the sultan who shielded Oman from region's turmoil
Oman is strategically located on the Strait of Hormuz -- the narrow seaway through which much of the world's oil supply passes -- and between regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia. Qaboos maintained good ties with both nations, a balancing act that made his capital a must-stop for Western and Arab diplomats as well as military chiefs alike.
Oman’s deceased Sultan Qaboos shared special bonds and connect with India
India is among Oman’s top trading partners, with bilateral trade reaching $5 billion in 2018-19. India was the second-largest importer of crude oil from Oman in 2018. There are over 780,000 Indian citizens living in Oman, the second-largest expatriate community in the country.
Cheaper loans for exporters in the works
The commerce department has proposed giving rupee credit to exporters at around 7.5% rate of interest and dollar-denominated loans at around 3.5% under the proposed scheme. It will soon take a proposal to the cabinet.
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.
Republic Day 2020: Rafale jet to be part of Indian Air Force tableau
Indian Air Force: IAF Tableau to showcase scaled down models of 5 systems namely Rafale aircraft, indigenous Light Combat Aircraft and Light...
Office Properties Drive $6.06 billion Investments into Indian Realty in 2019
Indian real estate attracted over $6.06 billion investments in 2019 led by office segment fetching more than 40% of the total funds deployment. Among the key markets, Mumbai dominated the investments into office sector during the year followed by the National Capital Region (NCR) and Hyderabad.
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 hallmarked gold articles through certified sales outlets.
Indian IT to mirror Infosys trend of digital growth, core services fall
IT clients have been shifting spends from existing technologies — used to currently run their businesses — to newer ones in order to deal with disruption from startups and demands from customers.
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.
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.
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