New Delhi, April 25 -- With around 1, 30, 08,012 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) living throughout the globe and making the country proud; there seems no doubt that India is a country full of highly intellectual, bright minded people. From NASA to CAS and Google to Apple, the contribution of Indian scientists, engineers, and business leaders to the growth of businesses, societies, and nations is far beyond the expectations of the world. They are not ... Read More
India, April 25 -- The total value of new orders received by the German construction industry increased in February, figures from Destatis showed Tuesday.
The seasonally, working-day and price-adjusted orders in construction climbed 2.0 percent month-over-month in February.
On an annual basis, construction orders grew 4.8 percent in February. During the first two months of the year, construction demand rose by 3.8 percent compared to the same p... Read More
India, April 25 -- India in April signed billion-dollar deals for the execution of two contracts to buy advanced medium-range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) systems from Israel and 155mm/52-calibre tracked self-propelled artillery guns from South Korea.
The deals were finalised days before a report released on Monday put India in fifth place on the list of the world's largest military spenders in 2016. The Stockholm International Peace Research ... Read More
India, April 25 -- The CRPF's loss of 25 personnel in a Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh's south Sukma region on Monday is the second fatal reverse for the force in two months. The slain Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were part of a team providing security to workers building a road.
Road opening parties of CRPF - known popularly as ROPs - are crucial to getting roads built in the Maoist-affected areas of Bastar. Maoists executed the ... Read More
Raipur, April 25 -- At least 26 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were martyred and six others were injured in a Maoist attack at Burkapal in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh yesterday.
This was the second attack in just over one month in the same district. The last was on March 11 when 12 security personnel were killed.
Despite having sophisticated weapons and training, each attack by Maoists leave the forces helpless. Yesterday's at... Read More
Jaipur, April 25 -- CUTS International, in association with South Asia Forum for Infrastructure Regulators (SAFIR), is organising the 16th Core Course 5-day training programme on Infrastructure Regulation from 24th 28th April 2017 in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
The programme comprise of officials representing regulators from energy and other infrastructure sectors (Telecom and Ports) from various states in India and Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
T... Read More
India, April 25 -- The Exchange had sought clarification from the Company with respect to news item captioned "Massive fire breaks out in Bank of India building in Mumbai". The response from the Company is enclosed.
Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Accord Fintech.... Read More
Chandigarh, April 25 -- Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday requested his Madhya Pradesh counterpart Shivraj Singh Chouhan to look into the alleged damage to Kartar Kiran Gurdwara in Indore during a recent demolition drive and take all possible steps to assuage the sentiments of the Sikh community, which had been hurt by the reported "excessive" action of the police and municipal authorities.
Amarinder took serious note of th... Read More
India, April 25 -- Each time I tweet, I get an instantaneous response from a select few. They are on my timeline without fail and they are always abusive. There is no pretence of building a counter-narrative. They crawl out like termites and I sometimes wonder if they've been assigned different targets.
Social media is full of keyboard warriors and most of them are, of course, nameless and faceless. I've often wondered what motivates them. How d... Read More
India, April 25 -- Actor Faye Dunaway says she thought co-presenter Warren Beatty was joking when he paused before showing her the envelope that should have contained the Oscar's best picture winner.
Dunaway tells Lester Holt on NBC Nightly News she thought Beatty was stalling for effect.
Dunaway read La La Land as best picture winner rather than Moonlight after PwC partner Brian Cullinan mistakenly handed them the back-up envelope for Actress ... Read More