Sunday, September 23, 2018


PM Modi holds talks with Afghan President Ghani

New Delhi, Sept 19 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday held wide-ranging talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on ways to further boost bilateral cooperation. Ghani arrived here in the morning on a day-long visit. “Strategic partners and a valued neighbour! PM @narendramodi warmly received President of Afghanistan, @ashrafghani at the Hyderabad House ahead of the […]

Cabinet clears ordinance to make triple talaq penal offence: Law Minister

New Delhi, Sep 19: The Union cabinet has cleared an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Wednesday, citing compelling necessity for the move as the practice annulled by the Supreme Court continues unabated. Addressing a press conference, he accused the Congress party of not […]




Business State

PM lays foundation stone for Rs 13k cr Talcher fertiliser project

TALCHER, SEPT 22 Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday laid the foundation stone for a Rs 13,000 crore-project to revive the Talcher fertiliser plant and exuded confidence that it will begin production in the stipulated 36 months. The fertiliser plant will for the first time see coal being converted into gas for use as feedstock and […]


Yamaha Music to commence production from Tamil Nadu’s factory early next year

Singapore, Sep 22: Leading musical instrument maker Yamaha will commence production of acoustic guitars and portable keyboards early next year from its factory in Tamil Nadu and expects to export 20-30 per cent from the first year’s production, a top company official has said. According to Yamaha Music India, the company would produce 400,000 acoustic […]


Emami Paper to invest Rs 2,000 crore in Gujarat

Kolkata, Sept 21 Emami Paper Mills, part of the city-based Emami group, said Friday it would invest Rs 2,000 crore for a greenfield multi-layer packaging board plant at Bharuch in Gujarat with an initial investment of Rs 1,000 crore. The foundation stone for the project was laid Friday by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. Spread […]


Blue Dart aims to deliver to every home in India by December

BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 21 India’s leading logistics services provider Blue Dart aims to deliver to every Indian home by December 2018, amidst rising demand for deliveries in Tier II, III & IV towns in India. The initiative is one of the biggest drives undertaken to expand Blue Dart’s reach to every corner of India and aims […]


Rupee firms up by 17 paise to 72.20 against US dollar

Mumbai, Sep 21 The rupee continued its bullish trend for the second day, rising 17 paise to end at 72.20 against the US dollar on sustained selling of the American currency even as local equities witnessed a high volatility. The domestic currency hit an intra-day high of 71.70 before giving back early strong gains swayed […]