Kalpataru Power successfully commissions Alipurduar - Siliguri line
Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd said its wholly owned subsidiary Alipurduar Transmission Ltd (ATL), has successfully connected Alipurduar-Siliguri Line with the interconnection facilities of the grid. In March 2019, Alipurduar Transmission Ltd had commissioned the Kishanganj - Darbhanga line.
Government mulls corporatising KVIC’s marketing unit
“KVIC and the government are now exploring the possibility of assigning the marketing fu...
19 Indians kidnapped by pirates near Nigerian coast released, one died in captivity
Twenty Indian crew members were kidnapped from the vessel...
Dhingra Commission report: Ammo in BJP's hand ahead of Delhi polls
As the battle for Delhi heats up, BJP launched a blistering attack on the Congress for its alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots citing the the Justice Dhingra Commission report that was submitted to the government on Thursday.
Maharashtra Energy Regulatory Commission withdraws compulsory gross metering for solar power
The measure was one of the alleged provisions in the draft regulations that did not find any place in the final regulations declared by the regulatory body
Anti-CAA protests: Court asks police to verify if Bhim Army Chief has an office in Delhi
The court had restrained Azad from visiting Delhi for four weeks and directed him to not hold any dharna till the elections in the national capital, while granting him bail in a case related to violent protests at Daryaganj. The court directed the police to verify from the EC whether Azad's office in Delhi is an office of a political party.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw conferred with Australia's highest civilian honour
Australia's High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu invested Mazumdar-Shaw as an Honorary Member within the Order of Australia (AM) in the General Division at a ceremony in Bengaluru on Friday. An alumnus of Federation University Australia, Mazumdar-Shaw is the founder of Biocon â€“ one of India's largest bio-pharmaceutical companies.
Chinese navy commissions first fourth generation destroyer
The warship named Nanchang was commissioned by People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) in the port city of Qingdao, official media reported. Launched on June 28, 2017, the Type 055 destroyer is equipped with new air defence, anti-missile, anti-ship and anti-submarine weapons.
US charges 5 over illegal exports for Pakistan's nuclear programme; Islamabad says no information
According to the indictment, between September 2014 and October 2019, the five operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for the Advanced Engineering Research Organisation (AERO) and the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). They exported US-made goods to the two Pakistani entities.
All foreign investments must adhere to law of the land: Piyush Goyal on Amazon row
Speaking at the Raisina Dialogue 2020 in New Delhi, Goyal had on Thursday said that Amazon is not doing a favour to India when they invest a billion dollars in the country.
President junks plea to disqualify AAP MLA for being member of NDMC
President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected a plea seeking disqualification of Aam Aadmi Party MLA Surender Singh for allegedly holding an office of profit by being a member of the New Delhi Municipal Council.
Pakistan caught again in nuclear smuggling activity
According to the US Justice Department, the five men, based in Canada, Hong Kong, and UK, “operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for AERO) and PAEC, and to cause those goods to be exported from the United States to the entities without export licenses in violation of federals law.”
Amazon promises 1 million new jobs in India amid tensions with government
Amazon.com Inc chief Jeff Bezos had on Wednesday announced USD 1 billion (over Rs 7,000 crore) investment in India to help bring small and medium businesses online and committed to exporting USD 10 billion worth of India-made goods by 2025. "We are investing to create a million new jobs here in India over the next five years," Bezos said.
Process of setting up National Medical Commission likely to be over in Feb
The NMC Act, which seeks to usher in mega reforms in the medical education sector, received the assent of the president on August 8 and was published the same day. The Act provides for setting up of an NMC in place of the scam-tainted Medical Council of India.
Prime Video will double down on investment on content in India: Jeff Bezos
Ahead of Bezos’ visit, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) had launched a investigation into Amazon and its competitor FlipKart to look at allegations of deep discounting and discrimination against small sellers.
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