BUSINESS AWAAZ

Qatar Airways urges India to allow more flights to Gulf

    By Sanjay Singh / New Delhi Post- shutdown of India’s leading private carrier, Jet Airways, one of the leading Gulf carrier, Qatar Airways has approached the Indian government to allow them to increase the number of seats on their flights to India. Qatar’s demand comes soon after the government decided to allot about … Continue reading Qatar Airways urges India to allow more flights to Gulf

Indian Bank posts net loss of Rs 190 cr in Q4 on higher NPA provisioning

amn The public sector Indian Bank has registered a loss of 189.77 crore rupees in the last quarter, as compared to its previous quarter. Its Chairperson and Managing Director Padmaja Chunduru unveiled the bank’s annual financial results today in Chennai. Later, addressing the media, she said, the net profit has turned negative due to two … Continue reading Indian Bank posts net loss of Rs 190 cr in Q4 on higher NPA provisioning

Developing countries call for strengthening WTO

AMN / NEW DELHI Seventeen developing countries have stressed on working collectively to strengthen the World Trade Organisation-WTO to promote development and inclusivity for the benefits of all members. A 13 point declaration was signed by these nations at the end of the two-day Ministerial meeting of developing countries in New Delhi Tuesday. The countries … Continue reading Developing countries call for strengthening WTO

WPI inflation slips to 3.07 per cent in April, food prices still high

New Delhi The annual rate of inflation based on wholesale price index WPI stood at 3.07 per cent in April compared to 3.18 per cent in March, the government said on Tuesday. It was 3.62 per cent in April last year, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Inflation in … Continue reading WPI inflation slips to 3.07 per cent in April, food prices still high

Pakistan unlikely to reopen its airspace for Indian carriers before formation of new govt in New Delhi

  Sanjay Singh/ New Delhi Pakistan which would review its airspace ban for Indian flights tomorrow is unlikely to give a formal clearance before the formation of the new government at New Delhi. Pakistan had closed its airspace for Indian commercial carriers on February 26 after the Indian Air Force (IAF) launched a pre-emptive air … Continue reading Pakistan unlikely to reopen its airspace for Indian carriers before formation of new govt in New Delhi

WTO should be an engine of growth for global trade: Suresh Prabhu

Ahead of the WTO reforms, it is obligatory to consider the reality that developing countries still lag behind their counterparts in the developed world. Global trade is a means of contributing to certain goals: Suresh Prabhu.   AMN / NEW DELHI India’s Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that World Trade Organisation, WTO should be … Continue reading WTO should be an engine of growth for global trade: Suresh Prabhu

WTO Ministerial Meet pushes for collective address to challenges of reforms

    Andalib Akhter / New Delhi The WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries concluded here today with a call for collective address the challenges of Developing Countries emerging from suggestions on WTO reform. “The Multilateral Trading System is the collective responsibility of all countries that have a stake in it. It is the duty … Continue reading WTO Ministerial Meet pushes for collective address to challenges of reforms

Pakistan needs decisive policies to stabilise economic environment: IMF

WEB DESK The International Monetary Fund- IMF has warned that Pakistan is facing a challenging economic environment and decisive policies and reforms are needed to stabilise the economy. IMF reached a deal on Sunday with the cash-strapped government of Prime Minister Imran Khan on a USD 6 billion bailout to ward off a financial crisis. … Continue reading Pakistan needs decisive policies to stabilise economic environment: IMF

Amazon offers employees $10,000 to quit their jobs

Asks them to become independent package delivery entrepreneurs- Amazon expands its Delivery Service Partner program in the US with a new incentive for current Amazon employees to start a small business owning and operating a package delivery company Amazon commits to funding startup costs, up to $10,000, and the equivalent of the former employee’s gross … Continue reading Amazon offers employees $10,000 to quit their jobs

Sanjiv Puri likely to be new chairman of ITC

  WEB DESK ITC Ltd. managing director Sanjiv Puri likely to take over as Chairman after the demise of Yogesh Chander Devenshwar on Saturday. The company’s former chairman Deveshwar passed away on Saturday after a prolonged illness. The company is likely to announce the new chairman on Monday.

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ELECTIONS

Major victory for NDA in Bihar

File photo Anwarul Hoda / Patna As all the results have been declared in Bihar, out of 40 seats BJP has bagg ...

Haryana fully backs Modi, gives all 10 Lok Sabha seats to BJP 

AMN / CHANDIGARH The BJP has registered major victory as it has won all 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana. Union ...

Punjab, a ray of hope for congress in North India

By Onkar in Singh The results of all the 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab have come in. Congress which has been r ...

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SPORTS

BOXING: India bags 57 medals at India Open International tournament

GUWAHATI India bags a total of 57 medals including 12 Gold, 18 Silver and 27 Bronze at India Open Internation ...

Boxing: Mary Kom, Shiva Thapa Amit Panghal fight their way to gold

Harpal Bedi / Guwahati ix-time world champion Mary Kom was crowned the 51kg champion while Amit Panghal (52kg ...

Hockey: Indian women clinch 3-match series beating S Korea 2-1

  By Harpal Singh Bedi India survived some anxious moments before putting it across host Korea 2-1 to r ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

66th National Film Awards to be declared after General Elections

  The 66th National Film Awards will be declared after General Elections, 2019. In a statement, Informat ...

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

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ART & CULTURE

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...