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Moon's milestone visit India-Korea ties deepen

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | Rajaram Panda | in Agenda

India holds the greatest potential for South Korea and the least risk, which is why it is a priority destination for Korean businesses. The absence of any sensitive issue, either historical or geographical, also works in India’s favour to be a preferred partner for South Korea The South Korean President Moon Jae-in paid a four-day visit to India in July (7-10) and held delegation-level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior leaders on a wide range of bilateral, regional,...

Reliance Brands buys 8% additional stake in Genesis Colors for `34 cr

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Reliance Industries Ltd on Saturday said its subsidiary has purchased additional 8.14 per cent stake in luxury fashion retail firm Genesis Colors for about Rs 34.17 crore. "Reliance Brands, a subsidiary of the Company, has purchased an additional 8.14 per cent equity stake in luxury fashion retail firm Genesis Colors Limited...

HDFC Bank Q1 net up 18% to Rs 4,601 crore

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

HDFC Bank on Saturday reported an 18.2 per cent increase in its net profit at Rs 4,601.44 crore for the quarter ended June. The private sector lender had registered a net profit of Rs 3,893.84 crore in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal 2017-18. Total income for the quarter grew 18.8...

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Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | Agencies | in Sunday Pioneer

N Rly holds event for Differently-Abled staff Northern Railway gave away high quality equipment for assisting the mobility of differently-abled employees in carrying out their day to day works within and outside their office with comfort and ease. In the function, special equipment for increased mobility to these employees was given...

Naidu says won’t join NDA for 2019 battle

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said his party will not join the NDA even if the BJP approaches it for the 2019 general elections even as he asserted that his party’s No-Confidence Motion against the Government was a battle of “morality versus majority”. Asserting...

‘Only love, compassion can build nation’

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

A day after his hug-and-wink act, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that only way to build a nation was by harnessing love and compassion of people. And the Congress said that Modi does not have problem in hugging Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif during his unscheduled visit to the neighboring...

Govt to step up measures to nip radicalisation bid in bud

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Learning from the Islamic televangelist Zakir Naik case, the country’s law enforcement agencies have initiated steps to map the origin and mode — television, radio and internet — of dissemination of radical speeches. This after the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) directed the Ministry of Home Affairs, States and Intelligence Bureau to...

Sri Lanka is India's trusted partner in South Asia: Modi

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Describing Sri Lanka as India’s trusted partner in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the two countries can work together to translate their vision of shared progress into reality. Addressing an event to expand Emergency Ambulance Service across the entire island nation of...

Indian experts join hands with US-based depression Centres

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

With an aim to reach out to people as well as their community members suffering from depression and anxiety and curb associated stigma, experts here from the sector have joined hands with their counterparts from the US-based National Network of Depression Centers, a non -profit consortium of 25 leading clinical...

‘Combined strategy can cut new HIV cases by 7%’

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

A new Lancet report has said that combining testing and treatment of HIV with syphilis among sex workers and gay men could reduce the number of new HIV cases in India by seven per cent, and potentially avert over 50,000 new infections, in next decade. The research suggested that using HIV...


Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | ARUN JAITLEY | in Sunday Pioneer

A Vote of No Confidence against the Government is a serious business. It is not an occasion for frivolity. The lead participants in the debate are normally senior political leaders. They are expected to raise the level of political discourse. If a participant happens to be a President of a...



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PM Modi targeted the entire opposition over no-confidence motion

22 Jul 2018 | Pioneer News Service | Lucknow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday targeted the entire opposition, questioning the motive behind the no-confidence motion moved by the opposition in the Lok Sabha. Addressing a Kisan Kalyan Rally in Shahjahanpur on Saturday afternoon, Modi said the people of the country trusted him and his government but some political parties did not...

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