BUSINESS AWAAZ

Railways announce slew of Freight incentives to boost economy

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI Indian Railways have announced certain Freight incentives to give a boost to the economy. The busy season surcharge of 15 per cent on freight, which is levied between 1st of October to 30th June has been deferred. The five per cent Supplementary charges applicable on loading on mini and two-point rakes … Continue reading Railways announce slew of Freight incentives to boost economy

J&K govt to procure 12 Lakh Metric Tonnes apple from farmers

AMN / SRINAGAR Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Thursday rolled out the Central government’s Special Market Intervention Price Scheme (MISP) for apple produce. The scheme will exclusively cover procurement of nearly 12 Lakh Metric Tonnes of apple produce this season from apple growers of Kashmir Division at remunerative prices. The launch function was … Continue reading J&K govt to procure 12 Lakh Metric Tonnes apple from farmers

CAIT urge govt to rehabilitate plastic units

AMN / NEW DELHI In furtherance of the call of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to stop usage of single use plastic from 2nd October, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) while supporting the move has already launched a nationwide campaign among trading community from 1st September,2019 titled “Say No to Plastic” and is … Continue reading CAIT urge govt to rehabilitate plastic units

India-China reviews trade ties at sixth SED

Andalib Akhter / NEW DELHI India-China extensively reviewed their economic ties at the sixth Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) which concluded at positive note on Monday in New Delhi. At the meet both sides agreed that the SED has emerged as a crucial mechanism to facilitate bilateral trade and investment flows and enhance economic cooperation between … Continue reading India-China reviews trade ties at sixth SED

India, ADB sign $200-mn loan agreement for roads in Maharashtra

SUDHIR KUMAR / NEW DELHI India and Asian Development Bank, ADB, today signed 200-million dollar loan agreement for upgrading rural roads in 34 districts of Maharashtra to improve road safety. The agreement was signed between Sameer Kumar Khare, Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance and Sabyasachi Mitra, Deputy Country Director … Continue reading India, ADB sign $200-mn loan agreement for roads in Maharashtra

Pradhan in Dubai to participate in 8th Asian Ministerial Energy Round-table

AMN / DUBAI INDIA’S Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan arrived late last night in Dubai for a three- day visit to the UAE. During the visit, the Minister is scheduled to participate in the Eighth Asian Ministerial Energy Round-table (AMER) at Abu Dhabi on 10th September, where India is the … Continue reading Pradhan in Dubai to participate in 8th Asian Ministerial Energy Round-table

Saudi Arabia to remain reliable partner in hydrocarbon supplies to India: Pradhan

WEB DESK Saudi Arabia has reiterated its commitment to remain a reliable and sustainable partner in hydrocarbon supplies and also on Saudi investments in India. India’s Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan who is on his first leg of his tour to Saudi Arabia shared this on his twitter handle after … Continue reading Saudi Arabia to remain reliable partner in hydrocarbon supplies to India: Pradhan

Govt sets up a task force for drawing up National Infra Pipeline of Rs 100 lakh cr

AMN The government has constituted a task force for drawing up National Infrastructure Pipeline of Rs 100 lakh crore from the fiscal year 2019-20 to 2024-25. The Task Force headed by Economic Affairs Secretary will identify technically feasible and economically viable infrastructure projects that can be initiated in the current fiscal. It will also work … Continue reading Govt sets up a task force for drawing up National Infra Pipeline of Rs 100 lakh cr

Centre urges CPSEs to stick to their capital expenditure plan

The Centre has asked large Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) to stick to their capital expenditure plan which will increase liquidity in the market and boost economic growth. This was emphasised by the Finance Ministry during a meeting with the Heads of Maharatna and Navratna CPSEs and Financial Advisors of infrastructure Ministries in New Delhi … Continue reading Centre urges CPSEs to stick to their capital expenditure plan

ED questions Jet Airways’ Naresh Goyal for contravention of foreign exchange law

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI Enforcement Directorate questioned Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal yesterday in a case of an alleged contravention of the foreign exchange law. The questioning comes days after a dozen premises, including Goyal’s Mumbai residence, his group companies and offices of Jet Airways were searched by the ED. Goyal’s businesses include 19 privately-held … Continue reading ED questions Jet Airways’ Naresh Goyal for contravention of foreign exchange law

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ART & CULTURE

Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

AMN Renowned Bangladeshi novelist and the Ekushey Padak winning author Rizia Rahman passed away today in D ...

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

SPORTS

Rani Rampal to captain Indian women’s hockey team on England tour

Hockey, star forward Rani Rampal was today named the captain of the 18-member Indian Women's team which will t ...

Boxing : Manish Kaushik wins his debut bout at the AIBA World Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi, Commonwealth Games silver medallist Manish Kaushik (63 kg) made an impressiv ...

Impressive start by Aadil Bedi, Aman Raj as Indonesian Rory Hie leads at Classic Golf & Country Club International Championship

aadil bedi Harpal Singh Bedi/ Nuh, Haryana Promising youngsters Aadil Bedi and Aman Raj, got off to ...

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MARQUEE

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

1 Kg Of Rare Assam Tea Sold For Rs. 70,500

AMN / GUWAHATI A rare variety of tea in Assam was auctioned for Rs. 70, 501 a kg at the Guwahati Tea Auctio ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

PV Sindhu wants Deepika Padukone to star in her biopic

Badminton star PV Sindhu wants actress Deepika Padukone to star in a biopic on her life, if it's ever made. Si ...

Jeetendra, Rakesh Roshan never got their due in Bollywood, feels Rishi Kapoor

Image Source : TWITTER WEB DESK Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has said his fellow actors Jeetendra and Ra ...

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