Date wise Archive

Chennai

Edappadi K Palaniswami, a V K Sasikala loyalist, was today sworn-in as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, ending the 10-day political uncertainty in the state which began with caretaker CM O Panneerselvam's revolt against the AIADMK general secretary.

"All other secular parties asked to be part of coalition"
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Agencies

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad today said that the SP-Congress alliance will continue for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and that other secular parties will also be a part of this coalition.

NEW DELHI

India and China will hold their first Strategic Dialogue on February 22 in Beijing during which the two sides will discuss key issues of mutual "concern and interest" including "friction points" such as Masood Azhar and NSG.

NEW DELHI

A five-judge Constitution bench would be set up by the Supreme Court to hear and decide on a batch of petitions relating to the practice of triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims.

Kolkata

The West Bengal government has called a meeting of the authorities of private hospitals in the state to discuss excessive billing alleged by many patients, vowing not to allow such "unusual practices".

London

Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai surprised a seven-year-old British girl by personally responding to her hand-written job application.

Bankura

Raipur Police today got five-day transit remand of Udayan Das, accused of killing his parents and girlfriend.

Kolkata

Three persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the violence at a private hospital in the southern part of the city following the death of a patient there.

To redefine connected experience for automobile users
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EOI CORRESPONDENT

Tata Motors and Microsoft India today announced a strategic agreement to redefine connected and personalized driving experiences for Indian customers.

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

HDFC life, private life insurance company, launched HDFC Life Pragati, with the potential to take life insurance within the reach of every single household and financially secure every single individual in the country.

Crosses 10 mn customers
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EOI CORRESPONDENT

Bandhan Bank Ltd, India's fastest growing bank, is proud to announce that its customer base has crossed 10 million within just 18 months of starting its operations.
The bank today opened a new branch in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. With 805 branches the branch network of Bandhan Bank is spread across 33 Indian states and Union territories.

Kolkata

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, a part of the US USD 17.8 billion Mahindra Group, today introduced seven new products simultaneously under its Supro platform.

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX) and Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange (SDiX) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishing areas of cooperation between the two exchanges.

Kolkata

To improve passenger comfort and safety, Eastern Railway introduced modern type of LHB rakes to 12315/16 Kolkata-Udaipur Ananya Express and 12317/18 Kolkata-Amritsar Akal Takht Express replacing conventional type of rakes.

NEW DELHI

The works relating to promotion of digital transactions will be looked after by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity), as per the new rules.

Ranchi

Free from 'stigma of corruption' and political instability, BJP-led Jharkhand can now exceed the national economic growth average by 4-5 per cent, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.

Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday exuded confidence that the 'Momentum Jharkhand Global Investors' Summit 2017' will create several opportunities for the people of the east Indian state and "give wings to their aspirations".

Ranchi

Terming Jharkhand as a land of immense potential, Chief Minister Raghubar Das Thursday said the state is rich in natural resources like coal and minerals and striving to become a developed state in the country.

Ranchi

Recalling his initial days in Jamshedpur, Tata Group patriarch Ratan Tata on Thursday said the east Indian state of Jharkhand has great potential and called upon domestic and global corporates to seize the immense investment opportunity.

Ranchi

Harnessing of its natural resources through industrial development will make Jharkhand a rich state with rich population, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.

Mumbai

Spurred by demonetisation, online payments platform Paytm clocked Rs 5,000 crore worth of transactions in the month of January, Paytm's founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma said here on Wednesday.

Mumbai

The National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX) Thursday said it has retained market leadership in castor seed contract with 99.96 per cent market share as on date.

Kolkata

Since 2011, power sector has witnessed incredible growth. For example in 2011 the number of consumers of WBSEDCL was 85 lakh but at present the number has sky rocketted to 170 lakh.

Lucknow

A lot depends on the mood swing of voters in Uttar Pradesh as even a small change in their mind can tilt the scale for or against a candidate or party, going by the poll data of recent years.

NEW DELHI

A Delhi court today acquitted two persons, accused in 2005 Diwali-eve serial blasts case here which had claimed 67 lives, saying the prosecution has failed to prove their guilt.

Mumbai

Shiv Sena today dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make public the wealth of BJP chief Amit Shah and other top party leaders and challenged the party to conduct a probe into Uddhav Thackeray's assets and finances.

Hardoi (UP)

Calling himself as the "adopted son" of UP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the future of the state cannot be ensured without ridding it of SP, BSP and Congress.

Chennai

The Madras High Court today dismissed a petition seeking a direction to Tamil Nadu government to convert the Poes Garden residence of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa into a public memorial.

Chennai

AIADMK MLAs supporting party general secretary V K Sasikala today began leaving the premises of the resort near here where they were staying for the past eight days.

Bengaluru

'SARAS', 14 seater passenger aircraft of the National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), is being revived and the flight test will take place in the next one-and-half months, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan said today.

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