US set to tighten work norms for international students
Trump administration is set to tighten norms for OPT, a programme used by foreign students to work in the US.
Air India to start flying on Mumbai-Nairobi route from November 27
The four-times-a-week non-stop fight will be operated on Tuesdays, Wednesd...
GoAir inks pact with Emirates National Oil Company for jet fuel
A wholly-owned entity of the Dubai government, ENOC at present covers more th...
China suspends US Navy visits over bill supporting Hong Kong protests
The law, signed last Wednesday by President Donald Trump, mandates sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong officials who carry out human rights abuses and requires an annual review of the favorable trade status that Washington grants Hong Kong. The legislation was backed by US lawmakers who are sympathetic to the protesters and have criticised Hong Kong police.
India's PSUs should bid for international projects as consortium: Report
The CII report, titled 'Can the Indian PSEs enhance their Geo-strategic reach', presents a roadmap to expand exports and geo-strategic reach of public sector enterprises (PSEs) by 2022.
Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher House to go under the hammer again
The Debts Recovery Tribunal has announced a new auction date of Nov 27 through an online bidding process, for the beleaguered property. From the original reserve price of Rs 135 cr during the first auction of the property -- valued at around Rs 150 cr in 2016 -- for the 8th auction this time, the reserve price is fixed at a staggeringly low of just Rs 54 cr.
Spicejet to connect Shirdi via Aurangabad as airport remains shut
Spicejet connects Shirdi with Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru and since November 14 its operations had been suspended when the airport also was shuttered due to low visibility.
Greta Thunberg awarded international children's peace prize
Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg was awarded an international children's peace prize in The Hague, however, she could not accept her award in person at the ceremony because she is crossing the Atlantic by boat on her way to an international climate conference in Madrid.
France says US pulling back on digital tax deal
The OECD is overseeing negotiations among 134 countries to forge a system to make firms pay taxes in the countries they operate, amid growing public anger over tax-avoidance techniques allowed under current laws.
Warehousing sector gets investment of Rs 25,000 cr since 2017; figure may touch Rs 49,500 cr by 2021
The industrial and warehousing sector in India has attracted significant investor interest since 2017 led by robust demand from e-commerce and other consumer-led occupiers.
IFC to invest USD 200 million in Mahindra Finance
"IFC (International Finance Corporation) has invested USD 75 million from its own account and is mobilising another USD 125 million as parallel loans," it said.
Interests of Air India employees would be protected: Government
Replying to a supplementary question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri also said that the government would secure a fair deal for all of its employees. Puri said 25 per cent salaries of various employees were withheld when Air India was in financial crisis.
View: Despite doubts, there’s enough proof to conclude that foreign trade is good for poor
Areas where workers faced foreign competition tended to have greater reduction in poverty rates.
Amnesty International India seeks review of existing legislative regime governing nationality determination
Amnesty argued that the Foreigners Tribunals places the burden of proving one’s Indian citizenship on the person suspected of doubtful nationality. It does not have an appellate body. None of its procedures lay down any guidance on how a reference can be made against a person to the Tribunal.
Adani Enterprises, DIAL among 4 bidders for Rs 29,560 crore Jewar airport
Delhi International Airport Limited, Zurich Airport International AG, Adani Enterprises Limited and Anchorage Infrastructure Investments Holdings Limited are among the top bidders for the proposed airport. The evaluation for their technical qualification as developer for the airport will be done and a concessionaire finalised on the basis of that on November 29.
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