Date wise Archive

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Durgadas Banerjee

The West Bengal government will take stringent action against any government and private hospital that hides information on the spread of Dengue, chief secretary Moloy Dey today said at a media conference held at Nabanna.

NEW DELHI

Opposition parties today said they will observe November 8 as Black Day to protest against the "ill-conceived and hasty" decision of the government to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes a year ago.

NEW DELHI

Stepping up his attack against the government over GST, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today took the Gabbar Singh analogy further by referencing the Bollywood villain's dialogue to say it was a tax that coveted people's earnings.

Kolkata

West Bengal would continue to raise its voice against the faulty implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) which had cost the nation in every manner, state finance and industry minister Amit Mitra said today.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani today discussed a range of bilateral, regional and global issues and expressed their "firm resolve" to end the menace of terrorism.

Kolkata

BJP national general secretary Arun Singh today claimed that the Trinamool Congress was in "complete disarray" since Mukul Roy decided to quit and criticised the "politics of vendetta" followed by the TMC.

NEW DELHI

In a unique opportunity, food connoisseurs will get to taste royalty at its authentic best, as 20 royal families from across the country are getting ready to dish out their regal platters.

Bhubaneswar

As part of initiatives to help investors set up facilities in the state, the Odisha government has built up 1 lakh acre land bank, a senior official has said.

NEW DELHI

The second-largest Indian IT exporter Infosys Tuesday reported 3.3 per cent growth in consolidated net profit to Rs 3,726 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, 2017-18.

Bengaluru

The Infosys board under chairman Nandan Nilekani Tuesday gave a clean chit to the controversial Panaya acquisition, saying there was no merit in the allegations of wrongdoing.

NEW DELHI

The government Tuesday announced an aggressive Rs 2.11 lakh crore capital infusion for the NPA hit public sector banks over a period of two years.

NEW DELHI

Jaitley also said the Indian economy is on a strong wicket with sound macro-economic fundamentals.

NEW DELHI

French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation and Anil Ambani-promoted Reliance Aerospace Ltd will this week lay the foundation stone of an aerospace park which will manufacture aircraft components for the Indian and the global market.

Washington

The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in a series of meetings with US industry representatives and leaders of the corporate world has invited them to invest in his state which now offers a new investor-friendly industrial policy.

Mumbai

The total SDL (state development loans) borrowings in fiscal 2018 could be in the range of Rs 4.8-5 trillion, says a report of Icra.

Jammu

Suspension of cross-LoC trade between Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) for the last 16 weeks has resulted in a loss of over Rs 80 crore, an official said today.

NEW DELHI

Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Chowdary Tuesday laid emphasis on adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs) by banks to check frauds.

NEW DELHI

Reliance Nippon Life Insurance, a subsidiary of Reliance Capital, today said it has registered 3 per cent rise in new business to Rs 169 crore for the quarter ended September.

Kolkata

Phillips Carbon Black Limited (PCBL) has started working on further expansion of capacity by setting up a new plant of 1,20,000 tonnes per annum in South India.

Mumbai

Gold prices recovered at the domestic bullion market here Tuesday, on fresh demand from stockists and investors even as the metal weakened overseas.
Silver too bounced Rs 165 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units.

Mumbai

The rupee fell back marginally after a short-lived respite to end at a fresh one-week low of 65.07, depreciating 5 paise against the American currency on fresh bouts of dollar demand from corporates and banks.

NEW DELHI

The government will sell up to 5 per cent stake at a floor price of Rs 94 apiece in mining PSU Neyveli Lignite (NLC) through a two-day offer for sale beginning tomorrow, a Finance Ministry official said.

Mumbai

The government on Tuesday waived off penalty on delayed filing of initial GST returns for the months of August and September. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley confirmed the crucial decision in a tweet.

NEW DELHI

The government has collected Rs 92,150 crore as Goods and Services Tax (GST) in September from 42.91 lakh business, the finance ministry said on Tuesday.

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ROOPA LALL

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in October 2014, many people presumed that constructing individual and community toilets under the cleanliness mission would solve the problem of open defecation.

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ROOPA LALL

Time is truly money and for several trainees of Sqay Martial Arts in these islands, it is fast running out. Despite inclusion in the State School Games Federation of India (SGFI) calendar, delay in announcement of SGFI Sqay Martial Art Championship to be held in these islands has generated huge resentment among the sportspersons here.

Port Blair

In response to the demands of Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray,  Member of Parliament, A & N Islands presented before the Secretary (Revenue) Ministry of Finance at New Delhi, Mr.

Port Blair

The second and third round of the mega auditions ‘Island Dancing Stars’ organised by Jittu Entertainment got underway on Tuesday at Andhra Association Hall here. The former president of Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mohd. H.

Port Blair

The Ministry of Shipping and Transport  on 22nd October, 1965, established the Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works (ALHW), Port Blair for creating and maintaining landing facilities such as Jetties, Harbours, Breakwaters, Wharves, Slipways, Bridges and allied structures

Port Blair

The Solid Waste (Handling & Management) Bye-Laws, 2017 state that no person shall dump, deposit, discharge, spill or release waste, and no person shall place or cause to be placed rubbish or offensive matter on a public street.

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