India's first and only 360-degree view platform: WoNoBo.com

Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | PNS | New Delhi

Country's leading geospatial solutions company Genesys International Corporation (NSE GENESYS) on Monday announced the launch of WoNoBo.com. Users will be able to search, explore and share 'points of interest' across the length and breadth of the country. At launch, the service will be available for 12 major Indian cities and...

Delhi petrol pump outlets to close on Oct 28 to protest VAT

Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | PNS | New Delhi

Petrol pump operators in the national capital on Monday said they will shut their fuel outlets for a day on October 28 in protest against the Delhi Government's refusal to reduce value added tax (VAT). VAT on diesel in Delhi is 12.5 per cent compared with about 9 per cent in...

Chidambaram, Lew take up IT services, tax issues

Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | S Rajagopalan | Washington

India and the United States have agreed to expand cooperation in targeting the financial networks of major terror outfits, notably Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT), its front organization Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and the Haqqani Network. At the fourth annual meeting of the US-India Economic and Financial Partnership held in Washington on Sunday, Finance Minister P....

No question of Govt taking over NSEL:Chidambaram

Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | PTI | Washington

Ruling out takeover of the crisis -ridden NSEL, Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said that its parent group Financial Technologies and another related entity MCX-SX are under watch and persons responsible for the alleged irregularities will have to pay the price. "There is no question of the government taking over NSEL....

Indian cos garner Rs1,050 cr via IPOs in H1 of FY'14

Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | PNS | New Delhi

Indian companies mopped up a total Rs 1,050 crore through initial public offers (IPOs) in the first half of 2013-14, sharply up by 36 per cent over the same period of the last fiscal. According to Prime Database, leading database on primary capital market, 16 firms collectively raised Rs1,050 crore via...

Scam wary Govt set to notify surplus coal usage policy

Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | Animesh Singh | New Delhi

Already stung by the allegations of giving away coal blocks to several entities on nomination basis, a cautious Coal Ministry is on the verge of finalising a policy which would disallow captive block holders from diverting surplus fossil fuel for any other end usage, and rather putting it in use...

Results, inflation, US debt cap to set stock market trend

Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | PTI | New Delhi

Second-quarter results from blue-chip companies Reliance Industries and TCS, inflation data for September and the US debt-ceiling issue will set the trend for the stock markets in the week ahead, experts say. “Inflation numbers will be eyed this week. Also, second-quarterly results, which have started on a good note, will be...

India cautions rich nations on hasty stimulus cuts

Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | S Rajagopalan | Washington

Chidambaram voices disappointment over IMF delay on quota reform India has urged the United States and other advanced economies to carefully calibrate their plans to cut economic stimulus, given the global impact of such moves at a time when recovery across the world is still fragile. Advancing the Indian concerns, Finance Minister...

Major banking sector reforms coming soon: Raghuram Rajan

Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | PTI | Washington

The Reserve Bank of India will soon come out with major reforms in the banking sector that will allow foreign banks to enter India in a big way and even take over domestic lenders, Governor Raghuram Rajan has said. “That is going to be a big big opening because – one...

Sebi working on guidelines for social media use in capital mkt

Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | PTI | New Delhi

Sebi is looking to frame guidelines to check the possible misuse of social media in capital markets so as to protect investor interest.The move is a part of efforts to curb manipulative practices in the market through the use of social media. That apart, with increasing popularity of platforms like Twitter...


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Modi pays tribute to Rang Avadhoot

19 Nov 2017 | PNS | GANDHINAGAR

Addressing a gathering of people via video conferencing in Bharuch district of poll-bound Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked them to unite against casteism, terrorism, black money, corruption and communalism. “It is a strange environment…We must hold each others hand and move ahead…...

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Bust of Nathuram Godse seized

22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Gwalior

The Madhya Pradesh police and district administration on Tuesday seized the bust of Nathuram Godse, which was installed inside the office of the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha's office in Gwalior. The district Collector had on Tuesday morning ordered for removal of the bust...

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