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Floods in north India: A man-made disaster

India, Aug. 19 -- The India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Sunday, said Himachal Pradesh received the highest-ever rainfall for 24 hours, since records began almost 70 years ago. The situation in... Read More


India's sick economy needs Nyay medication

India, Aug. 19 -- India's economy is in the doldrums. Everyone knows the facts - a million jobs lost in the automobile sector alone; stagnant rural wages; business investment at its lowest in nearly ... Read More


SREI Equipment Finance NCDs: Should you subscribe?

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- SREI Equipment Finance (a wholly owned subsidiary of Srei Infrastructure Finance) is issuing secured Non Convertible Debentures (NCDs) with interest rates (technically called cou... Read More


World Bank blacklists CCECC, five other Chinese firms in Nigeria for fraud

Nigeria, Aug. 19 -- Some Chinese companies in Nigeria have been blacklisted by the World Bank for fraud and corruption. The companies include China Railway Construction (International) Nigeria Compan... Read More


World Bank blacklists six Chinese firms in Nigeria for contract fraud, corruption

Nigeria, Aug. 19 -- Some Chinese companies in Nigeria have been blacklisted by the World Bank for fraud and corruption. The companies include China Railway Construction (International) Nigeria Compan... Read More


Locals express concerns about the reconstruction of historic Bhairavi Temple

Nuwakot, Aug. 19 -- People of Nuwakot have expressed concerns about the ongoing reconstruction of the historic Bhairavi Temple in Bidur, Nuwakot. The locals have criticised the authorities' lackadais... Read More


CAG audit report shows wastage of tribal welfare funds in Odisha

India, Aug. 19 -- A Rs 1.5 million water harvesting structure but no water. Photovoltaic cells for electricity but no repairs for defective systems. These are some of the observations of an audit repo... Read More


Five Karnataka school students electrocuted

Bengaluru, Aug. 19 -- Five high school students who were apparently trying to remove the national flag from the top of a hostel building at Bannikatte in Koppal died after being electrocuted. The five... Read More


Towards a sustainable agro-food INDUstry: Capacity building programmes in Energy efficiency

Spain, Aug. 19 -- Project Id: 73161 Description: Grant agreement ID: 785047 Status Ongoing project Start date 1 February 2018 End date 31 July 2020 Funded under: H2020-EU.3.3.7. H2020-EU.3.3... Read More


Police arrest suspected Chand party member for posession of firearms and bullets

Kathmandu, Aug. 19 -- Police arrested a man in Chandragiri Municipality, Kathmandu, on Saturday morning for possessing firearms and bullets. The arrestee, identified as Sulav Lama, was arrested with ... Read More