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14 January, 2019 9:00 AM Commerce ministry plans workshops in different states to implement agri-export policy

The commerce ministry is planning a series of workshops in states including Maharashtra, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh to implement its export policy for agricultural goods with a view to boost overall shipments, an official said. The ministry has suggested states to set up a nodal agency dedicated for the implementation of the agriculture export policy 160

12 January, 2019 4:41 PM Syndicate Bank hopes to recover Rs 1,500 crore from NPAs

Currently, Syndicate Bank has a total business of roughly around Rs 4.80 lakh crore, Syndicate Bank hopes to recover about Rs 1,500 crore from non-performing assets (NPAs) over the next three to six months, chief executive officer and managing director of the bank Mrutyunjay Mahapatra said. The bank is adopting a combination of methods to recover bad loans 163

10 January, 2019 8:00 AM Mining and Exploration sector's net profit margin higher than average of all CPSEs during 2017-18

Mining and Exploration Sector also registered highest return on Net Worth. New Delhi: The Public Enterprises Survey 2017-18 on the performance of Central Public Sector Enterprises, was tabled in both the Houses of Parliament last month. The Survey, brought out by the Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises 138

8 January, 2019 5:27 PM Rs 10,253-cr agri loan by Syndicate Bank turned NPAs in last 5 fiscals: RTI reply

The NPA of the public sector bank increased in the last three fiscals, with the bad loans soaring to Rs 3,851 crore in 2017-2018. Agriculture loans worth Rs 10,253 crore disbursed by Syndicate Bank have turned into non-performing assets (NPAs) in the last five fiscal years until March 2018, revealed an RTI query. The NPA of the public sector bank increased 126

6 January, 2019 1:39 PM Odisha Minister Resigns Over Remarks Praising Acquittal Of Rape-Accused

The resignation came a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the Pipili gangrape issue at a public meeting in Odisha's Baripada. Odisha Agriculture and Panchayati Raj Minister Pradeep Maharathy on Sunday resigned from the Naveen Patnaik cabinet over his controversial remarks on the acquittal of two accused in the case of gangrape and murder of a Dalit 131

4 January, 2019 3:22 AM US House passes bills that would end government shutdown, without wall funds

The US House of Representatives, where Democrats now hold a majority, approved legislation on Thursday to end a partial government shutdown that began nearly two weeks ago at several federal agencies and fund the Department of Homeland Security through February 8. Under the bills, the departments of State, Commerce, Agriculture, Labor, Treasury and other 100

30 December, 2018 10:39 PM On PM's "Lollipop" Attack, Sharad Pawar Says "Language Doesn't Suit Him"

"Such language doesn't suit the country's prime minister. In fact, the centre should provide financial aid to the states which are giving farm loan waivers," Sharad Pawar said, addressing a press conference in central Maharashtra's Ahmednagar. NCP chief Sharad Pawar Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for calling the farm loan waivers announced 120

29 December, 2018 6:15 PM Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath distributes portfolios; Bala Bachchan gets Home, Bhanot finance

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath distributed portfolios to his cabinet on Friday evening, keeping Public Relations, Industrial Policy and Investment Promotion Department and Employment Department among others with himself, an official said. Tribal MLA Bala Bachchan, who was the minister in the previous Digvijay Singh-led Congress government 144

28 December, 2018 12:22 PM How human spaceflight initiative Gaganyaan will benefit India

Human Spaceflight capability will enable India to participate as a collaborating partner in future Global space exploration initiatives with long-term national benefits. In a huge boost for India's space programme, the Cabinet on Friday gave a green flag to the Gaganyaan programme through which a three-member crew can be in space for minimum 7 days. The indigenous 146

27 December, 2018 1:14 PM Exchanges extend trading hours for agri commodities from Dec 31

Commodity exchanges MCX, NCDEX and ICEX will extend trading hours for agri commodities by an hour on either side from December 31, with the new trading window being 9 am to 6 pm. The derivative market for agri commodities currently stays open between 10 am and 5 pm. The decision comes nearly a month after SEBI allowed exchanges to extend timings, even as it sparked 118