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18 May, 2018 7:52 AM BSF jawan killed in firing along IB in Jammu

One Border Security Forces (BSF) jawan and two civilians were killed as Pakistan violated the Ramzan ceasefire agreement and resorted to shelling on the International Border in Jammu on Friday. An official said Pakistani troops targeted Indian positions and civilian areas on Thursday night, which left one BSF jawan dead in R.S. Pura. “In continuing shelling 25

15 May, 2018 7:48 PM Facilities in villages to look up, thanks to NREGA: Collector

Infrastructure project will be completed in a couple of months, he says The village infrastructure project taken up by the Krishna district administration has been progressing at a swift pace without any hurdles, thanks to the funds sanctioned under the Central government-sponsored Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme (MGNREGA) 45

15 May, 2018 5:02 PM Suresh Prabhu bats for services pact at WTO

Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu pitched for inclusion of the trade facilitation pact on services in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) saying it would help promote growth of the global economy. “We are working on trade facilitation in the services sector at WTO. We feel WTO will not be doing full justice to the economic development of the world unless 31

12 May, 2018 1:10 PM Iran Foreign Minister Sets Off On Tour To Save Nuclear Deal

President Hassan Rouhani has asked Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to negotiate with European countries, China and Russia in the coming weeks. Dubai: Iran's foreign minister embarks on a tour of world powers on Saturday, state media reported, in what is seen as a last-ditch effort to save Tehran's nuclear deal after Washington's withdrawal from the accord 80

11 May, 2018 3:42 AM Nifty likely to open 66 points higher: Dynamic Levels

The Nifty settled Thursday with a modest loss as investors remained cautious before the Karnataka assembly elections which will be held on May 12. sectors such as state run banks, metals and pharma dragged the indices down in the afternoon session. The Small Cap index fell sharply by 148 points, or 1.79 percent, from its Wednesday close. It hit a high of 8,311 and a low of 8,119 to finally 34

8 May, 2018 1:46 PM Dubai's Relam Investment to invest $300 mn in India

Dubai-based Relam Investment LLC today announced its entry into the Indian market with an initial commitment to invest USD 300 million in the real estate and technology sectors over the next five years. The company will make India as it's hub for investments in Southeast Asian markets, its chairman and managing director Sultan Ali Rashed Lootah said. "We have allocated 48

7 May, 2018 10:43 AM Sensex jumps over 290 points, Nifty reclaims 10,700

New Delhi: Sensex jumped over 290 points while Nifty reclaimed 10,700 on bouts of buying in key frontline stocks of consumer durables, banks, auto and FMCG sectors amid mixed Asian cues. The BSE Sensex zoomed 292.76 points or 0.84 percent to close at 35,208.14 while the NSE Nifty jumped 97.25 points or 0.92 percent to 10,715.50. The Sensex touched a high of 35259.81 and a low of 34977.74 in intra-day 48

2 May, 2018 3:53 PM Adani Group unit hires Anil Sardana

Adani Transmission, part of the Adani Group, has appointed former Tata Power MD and CEO Anil Sardana as its MD and CEO with effect from May 1. Mr. Sardana had started his career with NTPC and had worked with BSES and Tata Group companies in the power and infrastructure sectors over three decades, the firm said in a statement. “He joins us at a critical 58

30 April, 2018 12:19 PM Imran Khan pledges to rid Pakistan of corruption

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan has pledged to rid the country of chronic corruption if he wins power in this year’s general election. Cricketer-turned-politician Khan claimed he would turn the country into a “Naya [new] Pakistan” free of corruption if his Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party comes to power. The PTI chief held a big rally in Lahore 42

27 April, 2018 5:05 PM ‘Growth in farm loans dips sharply in FY18’

Agri credit rises slower at 3.8%: RBI Growth in bank loans to the farm sector declined significantly in the financial year 2017-18 while overall non-food credit growth remained unchanged, from the previous fiscal, latest data from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) showed. Credit to agriculture and allied activities rose 3.8% for the year ended March 2018 as compared 48