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L&T Infra Debt Fund in talks to refinance Rs 1,000 cr road projects

After firming up funding for road projects worth Rs 1,000 crore, L&T Infra Debt Fund Ltd, project refinancing arm L&T group, is working to sanction funds of similar magnitude in third quarter ending December end

Modi pitches for health assurance for all at hospital launch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said health should be a one-point agenda for all political parties in India and the journey from health insurance to health assurance has to be achieved. Modi was speaking at the launch of the revamped HN ...

India likely to strike deal with Vietnam for oil exploration

Looking to deepen its economic ties with Vietnam, India is likely to strike a deal for exploration and production of oil and gas during the visit of South East Asian nation's Prime Miniter Nguyen Tan Dung on October 27. Ahead of its Prime ...

We will put our best foot forward in assembly elections: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who had reservations against the holding of assembly polls in the state soon, today said there was no question of not contesting the elections and "we will put our best foot forward." "While National ...

Ukraine readies to vote under shadow of war

Ukrainian leaders made final appeals to voters ahead of snap parliamentary elections tomorrow that are intended to give impetus to democratic reforms, but are overshadowed by deepening conflict with Russia and pro-Russian rebels. "At last we will ...

Is Sundar Pichai being groomed for the top job at Google?

Pichai and Page may prove to be a great partnership - one an ace executor and other a tech visionary.

Uddhav not scheduled to meet Modi: Shiv Sena

Terming the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here today as apolitical, Shiv Sena said party president Uddhav Thackeray was not scheduled to meet him in Mumbai or even in the national capital later, and talks for government formation would start ...

Cong slams BJP over controversial piece, asks Modi to clarify

Congress today slammed RSS and BJP for their alleged "distasteful, malicious distortion of history" and demanded a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over an article in an RSS mouthpiece which suggests that Nathuram Godse should have ...

Sponge iron prices fall on cheaper raw materials

Sponge iron prices have fallen five per cent so far this month, owing to a steep fall in the cost of production.

Rabi oilseed sowing trebles on better soil health

Oilseeds acreage trebled in the first three weeks of the rabi season on favourable climatic condition and late season rainfalls that left adequate soil moisture.Data compiled by the Ministry of Agriculture showed total sowing area under oilseeds at ...

Minister for Communications & IT and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad Spoke at the Release Function of a Postage Stamp Commemorating Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala, the Great Buddhist Thi

Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications & IT has brought out a Commemorating Postage Stamp on Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala, the great Buddhist thinker and visionary from Sri Lanka.

Centre gives nod to defence projects worth Rs 80,000 cr

Defence projects worth a whopping Rs 80,000 crore were today cleared by the government which decided that six submarines will be made indigenously and over 8,000 Israeli anti-tank guided missiles and 12 upgraded Dornier surveillance aircraft will be ...

WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released today by the World Health Organisation, as the outbreak continues to spread.

CBI grills Pravat Tripathy yet again

The BJD MLA from Banki and the party's former chief whip Pravat Tripathy who is in the eye of a storm for his alleged links with Ponzi firm Artha Tatwa (AT) Group, faced interrogation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) yet again.

Contract workers back to duty after NLC strike ends

With the 52-day long strike of the contract labourers came to a settlement on Friday night, Navaratna company Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) is expected to improve its operations gradually over next few days.

New Maharashtra govt likely to be formed by next week

The new BJP government in Maharashtra is likely to be sworn in on October 29 or 30, party sources said here today. Union Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP's central observer for election of the legislature party leader, is expected to arrive here on ...

Mamata woos industry with boat ride to Gangasagar, Sundarbans

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee may not have many policies to attract investors, but she is never short of innovative ideas. After about half a dozen investors meets in Kolkata, Haldia, Delhi, Mumbai and the more recent one in Singapore ...

Firms overlook students from smaller cities while hiring: Study

With the bullish sentiment back in the economy, the companies are back to bulk hiring in the campus. But a recent survey by a New Delhi-based employabilty evaluation company shows that factors like location and ranking of the colleges play a major ...

Gadkari courts controversy by riding scooter without helmet

Union Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari today rode into a controversy when he was caught on camera entering RSS headquarters here on his scooter without wearing a helmet in violation of traffic rules.

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