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14 December, 2018 5:03 PM Recep Erdogan, Donald Trump agree 'more effective' coordination on Syria

Ankara, Dec 14 (AFP) Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed Friday to "more effective coordination" between their countries' operations in Syria, according to Turkish presidential sources, after Ankara threatened to launch a new offensive in the war-torn nation. The two leaders spoke by telephone and "agreed 125

14 December, 2018 8:33 AM IIT Kharagpur To Host Global Meet On Contemporary Anti-Microbial Research

IIT Kharagpur will host a global meet on contemporary Anti-Microbial research. Experts from the USA, UK and several other countries will discuss issues related to know-how to handle resistant micro-organisms clinically at an international conference to be held from Saturday. The second International Conference on Contemporary Antimicrobial Research (ICCAR- 69

14 December, 2018 8:21 AM India's First Railway University To Be Inaugurated Tomorrow

The university aims to start masters programme from 2019-20 academic session in areas such as Transportation and Systems Design, Transport Systems Engineering, Transport Policy and Economics, among others. Union minister Piyush Goyal along with the Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will dedicate to the nation on December 15 India's first railway university 177

14 December, 2018 12:05 AM Assam Gets $60 Million Loan To Reduce Floods

The loan aims to continue financing riverbank protection works, renovation of flood embankments and community-based flood risk management activities. India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday signed a $60 million loan agreement to reduce floods and the riverbank erosion in Assam, the Finance Ministry said. "The Tranche 2 loan is part of the $120 million 114

12 December, 2018 12:00 PM Delhi govt clears proposal of redeveloping five road stretches

The Delhi government on December 12 cleared a proposal of redeveloping five road stretches, including Ring Road from Maypuri to Moti Bagh junction, in the national capital. The Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) also approved another proposal of installing CCTV cameras in three jails Tihar, Rohini and Manodli, a move aimed at achieving maximum coverage 184

9 December, 2018 11:07 AM Non-Maintenance Of Minimum Balance: Penalty Charges Levied By Top Banks

Most of the leading banks have fixed their AMB according to the location of a customer's account in urban, metro, semi-urban and rural areas. Banks have mandated regular saving bank account users to maintain a certain average monthly balance (AMB) in their accounts, failing which they have to bear certain penalty charges. Average Monthly Balance (AMB) 110

7 December, 2018 3:33 PM LG India looks to beef up B2B segment with more offerings

LG Electronics India has plans to add more offerings under its B2B portfolio as the company looks this segment as "future business", a top company official said. As a result, the company expects its B2B segment's contribution to increase significantly in its turnover in the coming years. "B2B is our future business. We are gaining our market share in segments 159

7 December, 2018 2:55 AM Innoven Capital invests Rs 55 crore venture debt in Quikr

Venture debt firm Innoven Capital on Friday said it has invested Rs 55 crore in Quikr India Pvt Ltd, which runs online classifieds and services portal. The investment comes at a time when the company is looking to raise $150 million from venture capital firms. "Pranay (Chulet) and the Quikr team have built some market leading vertical platforms, all of which 164

6 December, 2018 5:31 AM OnePlus to launch 5G smartphone next year, confirms Pete Lau

The phone will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 platform. New Delhi: Chinese handset maker OnePlus will launch 5G smartphones with a flagship device next year, featuring the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 mobile platform, the company's chief executive officer Pete Lau has confirmed. Speaking at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii Pete Lau said, “OnePlus 144

5 December, 2018 5:27 PM How People In Nepal Are Raising Awareness About Pollution Of Oceans

Volunteers in Nepal used 100,000 colourful used plastic bags to create a map of the Dead Sea. The slogan-"One Dead Sea is enough for us". Young Nepalis created a map of the Dead Sea with used plastic bags Wednesday in a bid to set a new international record and raise awareness about the vast volumes polluting the world's oceans. Volunteers tied 100,000 colourful 83