Alibaba's cloud services to help Kenya protect wildlife (22:54)
Hanghzhou (China), Sep 19 (IANS) China's e-tail giant Alibaba's computing arm would help Kenya to protect its wildlife in Africa using its cloud services, said an official at a technology conference here on Wednesday.
CCEA approves revised cost for safety of 198 dams (22:52)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the revised cost estimate of Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) at Rs 3,466 crore for 198 dams in the country, an official statement said.
IndiGo to operate Amritsar-Dubai service from October (22:12)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Low-cost carrier IndiGo will operate its first daily flight from Amritsar to Dubai from October.
Protest in Agra over restrictions on industries (22:08)
Agra, Sep 19 (IANS) Workers, industrialists and social activists marched here on Wednesday to protest restrictions on industries in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone spread over 10,400 sq.km.
SpiceJet to commence Hyderabad-Bangkok flight service from October (22:04)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet will launch flights between Hyderabad and Bangkok from October 10, 2018.
ESIC to provide cash benefit during job loss (21:32)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Taking cognizance of lack of long-term jobs, the Ministry of Labour and Employment on Wednesday said it has rolled out a scheme to financially support those who lost their jobs even as it relaxed norms for its other benefits.
Alibaba developing quantum chips to power diverse industries (LEAD) (21:24)
Hangzhou (China), Sep 19 (IANS) China's e-tailer giant Alibaba group is developing quantum chips (processors) to power a range of industries, including e-commerce, logistics, finance, materials and pharmaceuticals, a senior official said on Wednesday.
BSES energises 1,000 solar rooftop connections in Delhi (21:22)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In a major achievement on clean energy in the national capital, Delhi distribution company (discom) BSES on Wednesday announced it has energised a record over 1,000 rooftop solar connections in the city with a sanctioned solar load of over 40,000 KW (40 MW).
India reiterates commitment to Afghan-led peace process (Lead) (20:44)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India reiterated its commitment and support to Kabul's efforts towards an Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled peace and reconciliation process at a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani here on Wednesday.
Not received any communication from authorities to extradite Christian Michel: CBI (20:42)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian authorities said on Wednesday they have not received any communication from the UAE regarding the extradition order of British national Christian Michel James, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, even as they claimed that a court there had ruled that he can be extradited.
RBI relaxes ECB norms to prop up rupee (Lead) (20:42)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday liberalised some aspects of the external commercial borrowings (ECBs) policy including those related to rupee-denominated bonds to help check rupee depreciation.
TVS Radeon launched in Rajasthan (20:40)
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) TVS Motor Company on Wednesday launched a new 110cc commuter motorcycle -- Radeon, in Rajasthan.
Yes Bank CEO Rana Kapoor's tenure to end on Jan 31, 2019 (20:38)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided against extending the tenure of Yes Bank's MD and CEO Rana Kapoor beyond January 31, 2019.
GRSE gears up for bagging export orders (20:32)
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) State-run ship maker Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) is gearing up to bag export orders through both competitive bidding process as well as on a nomination basis, an official said on Wednesday.
Bengaluru tops among Asian cities for technology enterprises (20:28)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Bengaluru is the best location in Asia for technology companies to operate, said a Colliers International report.
Ircon IPO subscribed 9.5 times, to fetch Rs 466 crore (20:16)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Ircon, through which the government is selling 10.5 per cent of its stake in the company, has been subscribed 9.5 times, the government said on Wednesday.
India, Morocco enter revised air services pact (20:00)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India and Morocco have entered a revised air services agreement to spur greater trade, investment, tourism and cultural exchanges between the two countries.
India can produce 100 tonnes of gold per year: Expert (19:50)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India has the capacity to produce over 100 tonnes of gold per year to better satisfy the country's enormous demand for the precious metal which is mostly met by imports, a foreign expert said on Wednesday.
BSE, NSE get SEBI nod to launch commodity derivatives trade (19:50)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) India's leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE have received the securities market regulator SEBI's approval to offer platforms for commodity derivatives trade from October 1, 2018.
Haryana gives NOC for Kishau dam (19:42)
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Haryana has given a no-objection certificate for the construction of the Kishau dam on the Tons, a tributary of Yamuna river along the borders of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, official sources said on Wednesday.
RBI relaxes ECB norms to prop up rupee (19:30)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday liberalised some aspects of the external commercial borrowings (ECBs) policy including those related to rupee-denominated bonds to help check rupee depreciation.
Trade tensions dent indices; equities slip for third consecutive day (Roundup) (19:22)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Broadly negative global cues on the back of escalation in trade tensions dragged the key Indian equity indices into the red on Wednesday.
GRSE expects to get orders of building 2 bridges in Kolkata (19:18)
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) State-run Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE), which was approached by the West Bengal government for erection of two bailey bridges in the city after the partial collapse of a bridge at Majherhat in South Kolkata, is hopeful of bagging the order, an official said on Wednesday.
Amid trade war, India looks to resume oil meal export to China (19:12)
By Gaurav Sharma
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid the ongoing trade war between Beijing and Washington, an Indian business delegation on Wednesday held talks with Chinese oil meal importers as New Delhi looks to resume export of its crop banned by China in 2012.
Hong Kong airlines spells own name wrong on plane (19:10)
Hong Kong, Sep 19 (IANS) Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has had to send a new plane back to the paint shop after the company's name was spelled incorrectly on it.