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SINGAPORE, 21 Feb 2019/--/Singapore Airlines insisted Thursday that cameras on its planes' entertainment systems had been disabled after an outcry online from worried passengers who spotted the tiny lenses peering at them. Travellers took to Twitter and other social media to raise the alarm over...

KOLKATA/MUMBAI, 21 Feb 2019/--/In continuation with the successful launch of its in-flight gift delivery initiative, on the occasion of Valentine's Day, Jet Airways, India’s  premier, full-service international airline, will offer guests up to 50% discount* on tickets booked from 21st–25th February...

Mumbai, 21 Feb 2019/--/Ashika Group, an emerging financial services house that offers a gamut of financial products & services added yet another title. The group bagged two more milestones at the Business Leader Awards by winning the honors of “Emerging Company of the year award” & “Young...

Kolkata, 21 Feb 2019/--/Offline discount store Brand Factory offers 20% to 70% discount on 200+ original brands like Wrangler, Lee Cooper, Levis, Pepe Jeans, Raymond, Jealous 21, Nike, Puma, Spykar and much more all 365 days a year. Located at 42 cities with 93 stores, Brand Factory houses some of...

Kolkata, 21 Feb 2019/--/With an ambition to be a lead player in the Inland water segment which is rapidly evolving in the country, a Joint Venture Company in the name of Hooghly Cochin Shipyard Limited (HCSL) has been formed between Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) and Hooghly Dock & Port...

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI, 21 Feb 2019/--/MobiKwik, digital financial services platform, today announced the launch of digital life insurance on its app to its users. MobiKwik in association with ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company has rolled out first-of-its-kind group micro insurance product. The...

Kolkata, 21 Feb 2019/--/GoAir, the world’s fastest growing airline, has recorded the best On-Time Performance (OTP) of 75.9% for the month of January 2019, as per DGCA statistics. This is 5th successive month that GoAir has recorded best OTP and it is the result of GoAir’s continued focus on...

NEW DELHI, 21 Feb 2019/--/The Finance Ministry on Wednesday announced to pump in Rs 48,239 crore in 12 public sector banks (PSBs) in this fiscal to help them maintain regulatory capital requirements and finance growth plans. With this funding, the total amount of capital infusion would increase to...

Agartala, 21 Feb 2019/--/Tripura Wednesday received its first major investment after the BJP-led government came to power last year, with the inauguration of a Rs 85 crore food park that is expected to generate employment for around 30,000 people, officials said. The food park is the 18th of its...

NEW DELHI, 21 Feb 2019/--/Aluminium prices inched up by 0.42 per cent to Rs 132.60 per kg in futures trade Thursday as speculators created fresh positions amid rising spot demand and positive overseas trends. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, aluminium for delivery in February edged up by 55 paise...

NEW DELHI, 17 Feb 2019/--/Loss-making Jet Airways is likely to receive fund infusion worth over Rs 3,000 crore post debt-rejig and investments by Etihad Airways as well as National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) while founder Naresh Goyal might remain the promoter with less than half of...

NEW DELHI, 17 Feb 2019/--/Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is scheduled to address the customary post-budget meeting of the central board of the Reserve Bank on Monday and highlight the key points of the interim Budget, including the fiscal consolidation roadmap. The meeting, according to sources,...

Paris, 17 Feb 2019/--/European aerospace giant Airbus said Thursday it would stop building its A380 superjumbo, the double-decker jet which earned plaudits from passengers but failed to win over enough airlines to justify its massive costs. The company announced it would stop deliveries of the...

NEW DELHI, 17 Feb 2019/--/You may soon be able to walk into a shopping mall and try on clothes with the 'India Size', tailored to suit the body measurements of the country's populace. The government will also begin collating information for "trend forecasting" for textiles this month, using...

NEW DELHI, 17 Feb 2019/--/The "jobless growth" has slipped into "job-loss growth", which, together with rural indebtedness and urban chaos, has made the growing number of aspirational youths restless, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, as he hit out at the government for failing to...

Surat, 17 Feb 2019/--/Gujarat's 'diamond city' Surat has made it to the international aviation map with the first Air India Express flight arriving here carrying 75 passengers from Sharjah, the airline said on Sunday. The maiden Air India Express flight IX 172 from Sharjah touched down atthe Surat...

Mohali, 17 Feb 2019/--/Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday laid the foundation stone of a private university in Mohali with the hope that it would transform the destiny of the state's students and help them keep pace with the changing global milieu. Underlining the importance of...

NEW DELHI, 17 Feb 2019/--/Former Fortis Healthcare promoter Malvinder Singh has filed a criminal complaint against his brother Shivinder Singh, spiritual head of the Radha Soami Satsang Gurinder Singh Dhillon and others alleging financial fraud and threats to kill him. The other people who are...

NEW DELHI, 17 Feb 2019/--/Traders' body CAIT has called for a nationwide trade bandh on Monday to express solidarity with the families of security personnel martyred in the Pulwama terror attack. In a statement, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said commercial markets will remain...

NEW DELHI, 17 Feb 2019/--/The country's gold imports dipped about 5 per cent in value terms to USD 26.93 billion during April-January 2018-19, which is expected to keep a lid on the current account deficit. According to commerce ministry data, total imports of the precious metal in the...

Chennai, 17 Feb 2019/--/Public sector Indian Bank has revised interest rates on domestic term deposits with immediate effect. "..announces upward revision in interest rate on domestic term deposits by 50 bps to 90 bps for amount less than Rs one crore across various tenors from three years to less...

Lucknow, 17 Feb 2019/--/The UP's excise department has replaced holographic liquor tax stamps with plain barcoded stamps which can be easily counterfeited and can lead to ill-fated hooch tragedies, the Authentication Solution Providers' Association (ASPA) has claimed. The association has asked the...

Indore, 17 Feb 2019/--/Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi Sunday sought a law for data providers to prevent online pornography and claimed it was "morally ruining" the new generation. He said he was in touch with influential personalities from across the world to create consensus on the subject....

London, 17 Feb 2019/--/One of Britain's well-known Indian chefs, Atul Kochhar, is set to open a new restaurant in the heart of London next month that will celebrate the cuisine of the Seven Sister states of the Northeast of India. Kanishka, named after the second-century Kushan dynasty king known...

Kolkata, 12 Feb 2019/--/Abdur Razzak Molla, Minister for Food Processing Industries & Horticulture, Government of West Bengal today, said that the main bottleneck has been the mismatch between production and business. Agriculture will not survive if the same is not converted into agri business...