India lodges protest over abduction of Hindu girls in Pakistan
As per reports, two minor girls, Shanti Meghwad and Sarmi Meghwad, belonging to the minority Hindu community were abducted on 14 January 2020. They belong to Umar Village, Tharparkar, Sindh, Pakistan.
NHPC, Cochin Shipyard, Power Grid jump on inclusion in Nifty CPSE index
Total number of constituents forming part of the Nifty CPSE index wil...
Share market update: PSU shares trade lower; PFC falls 7%
The Nifty PSE index was trading 0.03 per cent up at 3234.15 .
Share market update: OMCs trade mixed; BPCL up nearly 2%
The S&P BSE Oil & Gas index was trading 0.18 per cent down at 14,721.52.
PM Modi meets EU High Representative Josep Borrell Fontelles
Josep Borrell Fontelles, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...
Sluggish bond market is the latest headache for borrowers
Prospects of flat issuance is bad news for PM Modi’s efforts to revive sagging growth.
India to invite Pakistan for upcoming SCO meeting
India will extend invitations to all members of SCO including Pakistan as well as to the observer states for 19th Shanghai Cooperation Organ...
SECI's wind tender gets cold response for fourth time
Solar Energy Corporation of India is the renewable energy ministry's nodal agency that is responsible for conducting wind and solar auctions. It had issued the tender on Friday with a ceiling tariff of Rs 2.93 per unit. The ceiling tariff had earlier been revised from Rs 2.85 per unit to Rs 2.93 to encourage participation.
Bangladesh dismisses reports on MoS Foreign Affairs skipping India’s key dialogue
“Ministry of Foreign Affairs has noticed few misleading news items published in different media regarding the supposed visit of State Minister for Foreign Affairs to participate in Raisina Dialouge in New Delhi organized by Observer Research Foundation(ORF),” according to Bangladesh Foreign Affairs Ministry statement.
Share market update: Nifty Energy index flat; BPCL down 1%
The Nifty Energy index was trading 0.2 per cent down at 16021.7.
India may miss tax collection target for 2019-20 by nearly Rs 2.5 lakh cr: Subhash Chandra Garg
Subhash Chandra Garg said corporate tax, excise duties and customs are likely to see negative growth in collections in 2019-20- something of the order of 8 per cent in corporate taxes, about 5 per cent negative growth in excise duties (Rs 2.2 lakh crore against Rs 2.31 lakh crore) and about 10 per cent lower collection in customs duty (Rs 1.06 lakh crore against Rs 1.18 lakh crore).
CDS Bipin Rawat's Department of Military Affairs to have 37 secretaries. Here are details
"Under the newly-created Department of Military Affairs headed by Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, there will be two Joint Secretaries, 13 Deputy Secretaries and 22 Under Secretaries," the sources said. Thus, the department will have a total of 37 secretaries.
View: What India needs is a corporate bond market, not a new DFI
The demand for a term-lending institution to fund infrastructure is pure nostalgia and has little to grounding in reality.
Over 1,000 individuals register with independent directors' databank
The databank is expected to become a comprehensive repository of both existing independent directors as well as individuals eligible and willing to be appointed as independent directors. The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), under the Corporate Affairs Ministry, is maintaining the databank portal.
Thane Municipal Corporation turns to blockchain for property tax assessments
Thane Municipal Corporation is developing a blockchain-based solution for property tax assessment in partnership with Hyderabad-based Veridoc Global India in order to create a digital portal to engage with citizens. Integrating blockchain technology is expected to help in faster approvals and provide a single point for data availability.
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