PP Agarwal resigns from Burnpur Cement

New Delhi, July 25 -- Prem Prakash Agarwal has resigned from Burnpur Cement Limited, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.

The company has informed NSE that the Prem Prakash Agarwal has been resigned from the directorship of the Company w.e.f July 25, 2016.... Read More

Suzuki, Toshiba and Denso to make lithium-ion batteries in India

New Delhi, April 15 -- Suzuki Motor Corporation on Friday said that it has reached a basic agreement with Toshiba Corporation and Denso Corporation for establishment of a joint venture company which will produce automotive lithium-ion battery packs in India.

"Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki), Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba) and Denso Corporation (Denso) have reached basic agreement on establishing a joint venture company for production of automot... Read More

Jasprit Bumrah turns reporter, throws 'verbal yorkers' at Axar Patel - Video

India, Aug. 22 -- Jasprit Bumrah is not just well-prepared to strike with his fiery yorkers on the field, but is also efficient in doing it off the field as well.

Bumrah did not spare his teammate Axar Patel despite the Indian spinner registering his career best figures of 3/34 in the first ODI against Sri Lanka at Dambulla on Sunday. Virat Kohli's team beat the hosts comprehensively by nine wickets as they chased down the 217-run target in just... Read More

Wood Group H1 Profit Plunges, Sees Stronger H2; Backs FY17 Outlook - Quick Facts

India, Aug. 22 -- Energy services company Wood Group (John) plc (WG.L, WDGJF.PK) reported Tuesday that its first-half profit plunged 86.7 percent to $6 million from last year's $45 million. Earnings per share were 1.1 cents, down 90 percent from 10.9 cents last year.

Profit for the period was impacted by exceptional costs of $47.6 million.

Adjusted earnings per share were 22.9 cents, compared to 28.7 cents a year ago.

Total revenue declined 11... Read More

Swiss Trade Surplus Increases In July

India, Aug. 22 -- Switzerland's trade surplus increased in July despite a fall in exports, figures from the Federal Customs Administration showed Tuesday.

The trade surplus rose to CHF 3.6 billion from CHF 2.7 billion in June.

Exports declined by real 1.7 percent month-on-month in July, larger than the 1.3 percent decrease seen in June. Likewise, imports slid 1 percent versus 0.7 percent decrease in June.

A monthly report from the Federation o... Read More

Chennai Oil Market Rates

Chennai, Aug. 22 -- Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 11,200 Gingelly 1,350 Ground Nut 1200 Coconut 2475/2731 Vanaspathi 1210/1220 Kernal 5050/5150 Oilcakes Ground nut 2000 UNI RSS1155

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No water cuts in Mumbai this year, lakes are 94.93% full

Mumbai, Aug. 22 -- Even with a month to go for the monsoon to get over, lakes supplying water to the city are 94.93% full.

As of Monday, the lakes have 13.73 lakh million litres, 73,000 litres lesser than the city's needs of 14.47 lakh million litres.

By the end of September, the city requires 14.47 lakh million litres to go without water cuts, according to civic officials' estimates for the city.

The weekend showers of more than 60mm increase... Read More

Two arrested for killing a crocodile for meat

Sri Lanka, Aug. 22 -- http://www.dailynews.lk/sites/default/files/news/2017/08/22/crocodile.jpg

Puttalam Police nabbed two persons for killing a rare crocodile for meat.

The suspects were identified as residents of Kottukachchiya area.

The raid was conducted according to a tip-off received by the Police.

Puttalam Police is conducting further investigations.

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President U Htin Kyaw receives ROK National Assembly Speaker

Nay Pyi, Aug. 22 -- President U Htin Kyaw received H.E. Mr. Chung Sye-kyun, Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea and party at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. During the meeting, views on promoting cooperation and friendship between the two parliaments, increasing investments in Myanmar and regional peace matters were discussed. Also present at the meeting were Deputy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat, Dep... Read More

Gold smuggler arrested at BIA

Sri Lanka, Aug. 22 -- Customs spokesperson Sunil Jayarathne says a 27-year-old Sri Lankan was apprehended by the Customs officials at the BIA last evening (21) for trying to smuggle in gold items worth 1.2 million rupees.

The suspect has arrived from Saudi Arabia. The jewelries were hidden in his luggage.

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