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14 December, 2018 5:24 PM Will not allow export of animals, Gujarat is non-violent state: Vijay Rupani

To stop export of livestock from Tuna port in Kutch district, the Gujarat government issued a notification banning entry of cattle into the drought-affected Kutch region from other parts of the state. Making the announcement in Gandhinagar, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said his government will not allow export of animals as Gujarat is a "non-violent state" 63

13 December, 2018 8:56 AM Vivo ramps up manufacturing capacity in India, to invest Rs 4,000 cr

Chinese handset maker Vivo on Thursday said it will set up a new manufacturing facility in Uttar Pradesh, investing Rs 4,000 crore over a period of four years. The company, which competes with the likes of Samsung and Xiaomi in the Indian market, has acquired 169 acre land in the Yamuna Expressway region, a statement said. The new land has been acquired 94

13 December, 2018 8:43 AM K Chandrashekar Rao takes oath as Telangana CM for second consecutive term

HYDERABAD: TRS president K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Telangana for the second consecutive term on Thursday. The oath-taking ceremony was held in Hyderabad's Raj Bhavan. The TRS swept the Telangana Assembly elections 2018, bagging 88 out of the 119 Assembly seats, decimating the Prajakutami – an alliance of Congress 70

12 December, 2018 6:17 PM India To Soon Launch 2,250 Kg Satellite For Indian Air Force

India will be launching GSAT 7A, a military communication satellite for the Indian Air Force (IAF), on December 19 with its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mk II) rocket, said Indian space agency. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its GSLV rocket will launch the 2,250-kg communication satellite, GSAT-7A from the second 54

11 December, 2018 8:19 PM Congress ends BJP's 15-year-rule in Chhattisgarh; Raman Singh resigns

The Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) of former chief minister Ajit Jogi had won two seats and was leading in three seats. Jogi's ally Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) won one seat and was leading in one.  The opposition Congress was headed for a massive victory in Chhattisgarh Assembly polls, bagging 40 seats and leading in 28 constituencies of the 90-member 29

8 December, 2018 2:59 PM 79.9% Voting In Penultimate Phase Of Jammu And Kashmir Panchayat Polls

Jammu and Kashmir recorded 79.9 per cent voting today in the penultimate phase of the nine-phased panchayat polls, state electoral officer Shaleen Kabra said. A massive 85.1 per cent polling was witnessed in five districts of Jammu division, while encouraging 49.6 per cent was witnessed in five districts of Kashmir division, he said. The voting in the eight 53

7 December, 2018 7:10 AM L&T bags orders worth Rs 2,547 cr

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Friday said its construction arm has won orders worth Rs 2,547 crore in the domestic and international markets. "L&T's power transmission and distribution business has secured orders worth Rs 2,547 crore. On the international front, the business has won a major order in Tanzania for the construction of a 220 kV (kilo volts) transmission 43

6 December, 2018 8:38 AM Kashmir Shivers In Cold, Leh Records Minus 8.7 Temperature

There was respite from cold wave conditions in Kashmir today morning even as all weather stations in the valley recorded sub-zero temperatures last night. The city had recorded the lowest this season two nights back as temperature dipped to minus 3.2 degree Celsius. The official said other places across the valley and Ladakh region also experienced sub-zero 55

5 December, 2018 10:22 AM PepsiCo completes acquisition of Israeli firm SodaStream

PepsiCo announced December 5 it had completed its acquisition of Israeli firm SodaStream, whose command of the fizzy water market appealed to the US beverage giant as demand falls for sugar-laden soft drinks. PepsiCo said in August that it was buying the Israeli company that makes machines to carbonate home tap water for $3.2 billion. "With its customisable 51

5 December, 2018 9:52 AM Massive 7.6 earthquake prompts tsunami warning off New Caledonia: Reports

A powerful undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck off the east coast of New Caledonia in the South Pacific on Wednesday, said the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, which warned of possible hazardous tsunamis in the region. The undersea quake was only a shallow 10 km (6 miles) deep and about 155 km (95 miles) east-southeast of the Loyalty Islands 70