Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari will visit India from April 17, her first official foreign trip after assuming office in 2015. The President's Office has confirmed her India visit, though the detail itinerary of the visit is yet to be made public.
The ‘Musth’ tusker of the Forest Corporation that went berserk in the Mayabunder region last Friday has been brought under control after a sustained operation by the joint team of Forest and the Police Department on Sunday.
In an unusual incident, farm animals seriously injured its owners on Sunday at Shashtri Nagar here. According to reports, the livestock owner, an elderly woman along with her son, went to the seashore at Shashtri Nagar to bring back the cattle home after grazing.
The Consumer Cooperative Stores Limited will hold a camp under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Ayojana on March 28 at Havelock CCS outlet from 9.30 am to 1 pm. All eligible consumers in nearby areas have been requested to utilise the opportunity.
It has been hereby noticed that passengers report at Phoenix Bay Terminal few minutes prior to scheduled departure of ships, which creates discomfort to passengers and also pressure on security check as well as at times passengers have to miss their ships.
Asking the people to take the fight against black money and graft to the "next level", Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday urged them to use less cash in their daily lives and continue to support the movement towards digital payments started after the note ban.
Car, motorcycle and health insurance will cost more from April 1 with regulator Irdai giving go-ahead to insurers for revision in commission for agents.
The change in premium after modification will be limited to +/- 5 per cent of the existing rates.
State-run aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has finalised a major plan to manufacture nearly 1,000 military helicopters and over a hundred planes, in tune with government's focus on speeding up defence indigenisation.
The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has established a recoverable reserve of 40-45 Million Metric Standard Cubic Meter gas (MMSCM) in the wake of massive exploration drive in Tripura, officials said.
Foreign investors have pumped in about $6 billion in capital markets so far this month, buoyed by expectations that BJP's victory in assembly polls is a precursor to more "bold, reformist policies" in India.
Banker Uday Kotak has said the BJP's win in the recent state polls is positive for economic reforms and the government should now focus on re-activating "animal spirits" of the private sector to invest.
The digital content industry is confident of finding its place in the market soon, with the advertisers' rising interest in it and the Broadcast Audience Research Council planning a measuring tool for the segment.