A day before the new Uttar Pradesh Government is going to take a crucial decision on waiver of farm loan, West Bengal today has declared exemption of agricultural tax in order to give relief to farmers of the state who had been hit hard by demonetisation and Kharif crop loss.
In a strong reaction to attacks on African nationals, heads of African missions in India termed the incidents as "xenophobic and racial" and asserted that no known, sufficient and visible deterring measures have been taken by the Union government.
President Pranab Mukherjee today visited the excavated ruins of Vikramshila University here in Bihar and said he will talk to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the revival of the ancient seat of Buddhist learning.
The Union tourism ministry will seek legal suggestions to explore a "middle path" to solve problems being faced by hoteliers and restaurant owners following the apex court's order banning liquor sale along highways.
In infrastructure creation, Indian Railways has made a mark by creating a record during 2016-17. In the following area, Indian Railways progress sets a record which is the highest ever progress achieved in a single year i.e. 2016-17.
AGC Holdings Limited (AGC) Mauritius, a wholly owned portfolio company of Essar Global Limited (Essar Global), has entered into a definitive agreement with Capital Square Partners (CSP) to sell 100% of its stake for an undisclosed amount in ESM Holdings Limited, Mauri
Bajaj Capital has appointed Rahul Parikh as the new Chief Executive Officer, with effect from today. Mr. Parikh has around 17 years of experience in financial services companies like Aditya Birla Money MyUniverse, Birla SunLife AMC and ICICI Prudential AMC.
Indian energy giant Adani is planning to supply lower quality coal with high ash content to non-premium markets like India from its controversy-hit Carmichael coal and mine project in Australia's Queensland state, according to a media report today.
The institutions which fared well in the annual national rankings announced by the HRD Ministry will be provided with more funding, enhanced autonomy and other benefits, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.
Despite having an installed capacity of 18755 MW including that from Independent Power Producers (IPP), Madhya Pradesh needs to plug Aggregate Transmission and Commercial (AT&C) losses for providing cheap power to the end users, according to a top HPPPL official.
Backing Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy's view that pay hike to COO U B Pravin Rao was "not proper," the company's ex-director T V Mohandas Pai today said the salary in this case is "spectacular" but performance is not.
In a major respite for those involved in the real estate business, the District Administration of South Andaman is likely to notify the Apartment Regulations soon. The much-awaited regulation was scheduled to be notified last year, but the initiative hit certain hurdles generating resentment in the mushrooming real estate business in these islands.
The team of Rangat Police beat Diglipur Brothers in the finals of Rangat Premier League T-20 Cricket Tournament on Monday. Damodaran Pillai of Rangat Police bagged the Man of the Match award. A massive gathering of cricket lovers witnessed the finals of the tournament.
To accomplish the extended mandate of serving the island ecosystem research needs in agriculture and allied sectors of India, CIARI has spread its activities into Lakshadweep Islands. Looking at the impressive progress made by CIARI in Andaman and Nicobar Islands ove
A joint meeting of A & N Para-Veterinary Sangh affiliated to Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh was held recently at the State BMS Office for re-constitution of the Sangh under the chairmanship of Mr Ashok Kumar, BMS state general secretary in the presence of Mr S.
The Agnikula Kshatriya Sangam, A & N Islands, has expressed gratitude to the Lt. Governor of these islands and the local administration for providing additional ship services between Port Blair and Vizag for the ensuing summer vacation.
Aam Aadmi Electricity Mazdoor Union (AAEMU) met recently under the chairmanship of Mr Sanjay Meshack. The meeting elected Mr Sanjay Meshack as chief patron, Mr Sandeep Chanda as president, Mr M Mustafa as vice president, Mr S.