Monday, August 20, 2018

TOP SIX NATIONAL NEWS

PM salutes ‘fighting spirit’ of people of flood-hit Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluted the people of the rain-ravaged Kerala for their “fighting spirit” and said today the nation stands firmly with the state in this hour. He conducted an aerial survey of some of the areas affected by flood. Kerala Governor P Sathasivam and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Union […]

Alliance Air mulls to operate from Kochi’s naval base

New Delhi, Aug 18 (PTI) Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, will operate a ‘proving flight’ to Kochi’s naval base today to study the safety aspects of operating ATR-type aircraft from there, a spokesperson of the national carrier said. Air India is trying to find a way to fly in and out of Kochi where […]

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National Conference on mining bats for beneficiation of all low grade ores

Scientists and engineers from top mining and mineral processing industries and research organisations have sought beneficiation of all kinds of low grade ores especially those which are not in practice presently like bauxite. Debating over various issues on mineral resources at the two-day National Conference on “Advances in Mining, Mineral Processing and Metal Extraction (AMMME-18)” […]

Business

Gold slides on low demand, silver remains steady

New Delhi, Aug 18 (PTI) Gold prices fell by Rs 90 to Rs 30,250 per 10 grams at the bullion market today owing to tepid demand from local jewellers even as the precious metal strengthened overseas. However, silver held steady at Rs 38,000 per kg on scattered enquiries from industrial units and coin makers. Marketmen attributed […]

Business National

Alliance Air mulls to operate from Kochi’s naval base

New Delhi, Aug 18 (PTI) Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, will operate a ‘proving flight’ to Kochi’s naval base today to study the safety aspects of operating ATR-type aircraft from there, a spokesperson of the national carrier said. Air India is trying to find a way to fly in and out of Kochi where […]

Business World

Imran Khan seeks British PM May’s help to combat money laundering

Islamabad, Aug 18 (PTI) Imran Khan has sought UK’s help to combat the menace of money laundering during a conversation with his British counterpart Theresa May, Pakistani media reported, a day after he vowed to act against those who “looted” the country. Khan’s request is significant as former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his close […]

Business

Rupee slides 26p to close below historic 70-mark on trade deficit worries

Mumbai, Aug 16 The rupee today slid 26 paise to close below the 70-mark for the first time against the US currency, hammered by strong dollar demand amid growing concerns over widening trade deficit. The Indian currency collapsed to a historic intra-day trading low of 70.40 before closing at fresh life-time low of 70.15 per […]