Date wise Archive

Exhorts valley youths to choose tourism over terrorism
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Sending out a message to the misguided youth of Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said "40 years of bloodshed" has not benefitted anyone and that they should choose tourism over terrorism to ensure the state's development and well-being.

Diamond Harbour (WB)

Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee today said the Mamata Banerjee government was not afraid of the CBI and Enforcement Directorate"The Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal is not afraid of the CBI and ED as the people of the state are with Mamata Bane

Kolkata

In an effort to strengthen its organisation in West Bengal and "unite" the Hindus, RSS has planned to celebrate Ram Navami on April 5 in a big way throughout the state, with support from BJP.

Allahabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today advocated the use of technology for speedy delivery of justice and assured CJI JS Khehar that the government will make all efforts to back his resolve to reduce pendency of cases.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking to restrict lawmakers from practising any other profession, saying though the petitioner has a valid point the issue is beyond the realm of its jurisdiction.

Deoghar

Imparting skill training to youth is the key for creating huge employment, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday.

NEW DELHI

Cellular operators’ body COAI has said Reliance Jio’s latest pricing will continue to bleed the industry and there is risk of cascading impact on banks and others that have large exposure to the telecom sector.

NEW DELHI

Veteran banker and NDB President K V Kamath has described the merger of SBI's associate banks with the parent a "good first step", saying there is scope for further consolidation as large banks are needed to cater to the growing economy.

Kolkata

Union Minister of State for Finance Arjum Ram Meghwal Sunday expressed confidence that the historic tax reform Goods and Services Tax (GST) will roll out from July 1.

NEW DELHI

Indian auto industry will need to seek clarity from "other influencers" like the Supreme Court or NGT on health related issues in future and not just the government as things are "getting more complicated" here, according to Mercedes-Benz.

NEW DELHI

Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price has been cut by over 5 per cent, reversing a two-month rising trend, while rates of subsidised LPG were hiked by Rs 5.57 per cylinder.

London

British Finance Minister Philip Hammond will lead a “heavyweight” trade mission to India next week with the message of ‘Make in India, Finance in UK’ in an effort to boost international trade post-Brexit.

JAIPUR

Power distribution companies (DISCOMs) in Rajasthan have registered a decline of nearly 4.30 per cent in distribution losses, resulting in reduction of nearly Rs 6,000 crore in the annual financial loss.

NEW DELHI

Mizoram has become the 27th state to join UDAY scheme meant for revival of debt-stressed discoms which will help it get overall benefits of Rs 198 crore during the period of turnaround.

NEW DELHI

Railways has achieved positive growth for the 2016-17 fiscal with 70 million more passengers travelling in trains than last year, breaking a five-year jinx of negative growth in the passenger sector.

Kolkata

Maruti Suzuki India Limited announced that its midsize sedan Ciaz will be sold exclusively through NEXA outlets across India.

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI

Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) recorded the best ever sales performance for any given year during FY 17 (Apr-Mar’17) with a growth of 8% over corresponding period last year (CPLY). The total sales stood at 13.143 Million Tonnes in FY17.

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

Dena Bank, India’s trusted family bank has reduced Marginal Cost Based Lending Rate (MCLR) by 5 basis points  for overnight, one month and 3 month tenors from 1st April, 2017.

Kolkata

Bhajanlal Commercial Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata is set to launch its second Apple Exclusive Store at the Metropolis Mall, Highland Park.

NEW DELHI

Investors in top seven Indian companies saw their fortune grow by a cumulative Rs 45,955.51 crore last week, with SBI and RIL handing the maximum gains.

NEW DELHI

To check counterfeiting, the government plans to change security features of higher denomination banknotes of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 every 3-4 years in accordance with global standards.

NEW DELHI

Hardening inflation and global developments may prompt the Reserve Bank to opt for status quo at its first bi-monthly monetary policy for 2017-18 on Thursday.

NEW DELHI

RBI Governor Urjit Patel and his deputies have got a big pay hike with the government more than doubling their basic salary to Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 2.25 lakh per month, respectively.

NEW DELHI

The Union government is considering a proposal to bring handloom and powerloom weavers under the health insurance scheme of Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC).

NEW DELHI

Mutual fund houses have registered a surge of over 67 lakh investor accounts during the first 11 months of the just-ended financial year, taking the total tally to a record 5.4 crore on growing interest of retail investors.

New Delhi/Berne

Stepping up its hunt for black money stashed abroad, India has approached Switzerland for banking details of at least ten persons and entities suspected to have kept untaxed money in Swiss banks.

Farmers’ loan waiver scheme among other key decisions likely to be discussed
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Two weeks after taking oath, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will hold the first meeting of his cabinet on April 4. Key issues in the BJP's poll manifesto, especially farmers' loan waiver, could be taken up at the meeting.

Mumbai

The liquor ban on highways has affected at least 1,000 star hotels in Maharashtra including the VIP Lounge at the domestic airport here, an official of Indian Hotel And Restaurant Association (AHAR) said today.

Allahabad

Three Constitution benches will sit during the summer vacation of the Supreme Court to help reduce the number of pending cases, Chief Justice J S Khehar said here today.

NEW DELHI

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration has moved the Delhi High Court seeking direction to restrain its students from staging any demonstration within 100 metres of the administrative.

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