Shapoorji Pallonji gives Rs 51 lakh for Odisha cyclone relief

New Delhi, June 25 -- The Shapoorji Pallonji Group on Monday contributed Rs 51 lakh to Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) for restoration measures in cyclone Fani-affected areas. Gopalpur Por... Read More

PM lauds policies on infrastructure, 'housing for all'

New Delhi, June 25 -- Four years into NDA's initiatives on infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the government has ushered a new paradigm in development and "no stone will... Read More

UAE keen to invest in Himachal Pradesh, says CM

New Delhi, June 25 -- The United Arab Emirates is keen to invest in food processing, logistics and infrastructure of Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has said. At a meeting with Jamal ... Read More

Markets surge by 311 pts as oil prices retreat

New Delhi, June 25 -- The Sensex logged 311-point gain on Tuesday as the Brent crude prices retreated after a sharp rise during the past few sessions over US-Iran tension. Buying was seen in the beat... Read More

Panel formed for clarification on issues related to FDI in e-commerce

New Delhi, June 25 -- In an effort to bring about a convergence of interest between e-commerce platforms and small retailers, Union Minister Piyush Goyal has directed to form a committee which will pr... Read More

J&K Anti-Corruption Bureau launches WhatsApp helpline

New Delhi, June 25 -- The Jammu and Kashmir Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday launched a phone and WhatsApp helpline for people to report any demands for bribes by public servants. A statement ... Read More

SC dismisses plea by Haj tour operators on pilgrim charges

New Delhi, June 25 -- The Supreme Court on Monday declined to issue any directions to the Centre on a plea filed by the Federation of Haj Private Tour Operators (PTOs), challenging the validity of a c... Read More

Acharya's exit will not roil markets: SBI report

New Delhi, June 25 -- The news of RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya's premature exit from the central bank, although unfortunate, will not disturb the markets, state-run State Bank of India (SBI) said... Read More

World Bank approves $147 mn loan to Jharkhand

New Delhi, June 25 -- The World Bank on Tuesday approved a $147 million loan agreement to provide basic urban services to the people of Jharkhand and help improve the management capacity of the urban ... Read More

'Nirav Modi-PNB fraud a familiar rerun, not the last'

New Delhi, June 25 -- The Rs 14,000 crore Nirav Modi-PNB scam is not the first and certainly not the last despite elaborate checks prescribed by the regulators, says a new book by B.V. Kumar, a former... Read More