Saarc leaders to meet amid hopes of South Asian integration (Curtain Raiser)

Kathmandu, Nov 25 (IANS) — The 18th Saarc Summit begins here Wednesday with focus on deeper integration among the eight... (more...)

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E-toll collection to enable fuel savings worth Rs.86,000 crore: Gadkari

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said that the country can expect... (more...)

Jan Dhan Yojana collection touches Rs.6,000 crore

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — Banks in India have opened around 7.9 crore accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana... (more...)

Congress planning to block parliament business: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) — Ahead of the winter session of parliament beginning Monday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley... (more...)

CII to support agricultural sector’s growth

Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) — Stating that India’s productivity in foodgrains per hectare was much lower than other... (more...)

India being looked at with renewed respect, enthusiasm: Modi (Roundup)

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) — In a report card to citizens on his 10-day, three-nation visit during which he met 38 world... (more...)

Diaspora must be part of India’s development: Modi

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) — The Indian diaspora must be a part of the country’s development, Prime Minister Narendra... (more...)

World is looking at India with great respect: Modi

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) — The world is looking at India with renewed respect and immense enthusiasm, Prime Minister... (more...)

Asian stock markets turn higher as economic news juggled, yen rises after fin min warning

By Youkyung Lee THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Asian stock markets turned higher Friday as they juggled... (more...)

Congress questions SBI loan to Adani

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) — The Congress Thursday questioned the State Bank of India’s “propriety”... (more...)

New Zealand unveils new currency notes

Wellington, Nov 20 (IANS) — The Reserve Bank of New Zealand Thursday unveiled more vibrant and secure currency note... (more...)

Over Rs.12 lakh crore investment deals likely at Vibrant Gujarat

Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) — Gujarat expects investment deals of over Rs.12 lakh crore at the Vibrant Gujarat Global... (more...)

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