Naveen Patnaik inaugurates Happiest Minds Development Centre at Bhubaneswar

NEW DELHI: Happiest Minds Technologies Limited, a ‘Born Digital. Born Agile’, Mindful IT Company, announced the inauguration of a new Development Centre at Fortune Towers (5th Floor) in Bhubaneswar, taking forward its long-term investment plans for further expansion in the state in alignment with the Make in Odisha focus of the state government. Under the […]

Narendra Modi inaugurates first greenfield airport ‘Donyi Polo Airport in Arunachal Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi inaugurated Donyi Polo Airport, Itanagar and dedicated 600 MW Kameng Hydro Power Station to the nation today. The foundation stone for this airport was laid by the Prime Minister himself in February 2019. Work on the airport has been completed within a short span of time, despite […]

Nirmala Sitharaman to kick-start pre-Budget meetings from Monday

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will kick-start the customary pre-budget meetings beginning Monday with a special focus on issues concerning climate change and infrastructure. The minister would hold virtual meetings on November 21 in three groups with industry chambers, infrastructure sector and environment experts seeking suggestions for the 2023-24 Budget making from stakeholders. On […]

Demonetisation enforced after extensive talks with RBI: Modi government tells Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The 2016 demonetisation was a “well-considered” decision and part of a larger strategy to combat the menace of fake money, terror financing, black money and tax evasion, the Union government has told the Supreme Court. Defending its decision to demonetise currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations, the Centre told the […]

Inflation, unemployment have broken backs of people, says Ashok Gehlot

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday alleged that skyrocketing inflation and rising unemployment had broken the back of the people of India. Gehlot was addressing a public meeting in support of Anil Sharma, the Congress candidate in Sardarshahar where Assembly bypolls are to be held on December 5. Targeting the BJP-ruled central government, […]

M3M enters Noida property market, to invest Rs 2,400 crore in mixed-use project

NEW DELHI: Realty firm M3M India has bagged a 13-acre land parcel in Noida through e-auctions and plans to invest around Rs 2,400 crore to develop a mixed-use project, its director Pankaj Bansal said on Wednesday. M3M India, which has a major presence in Gurugram, will be foraying into Noida property market through this project. […]

Orchid Pharma Q2 EBIDTA rises 104%, revenue up 36% on increasing sales

NEW DELHI: Orchid Pharma today announced their Q2’22 results. Fuelled by increasing sales and a laser sharp focus on costs, Orchid Pharma reported a 36% surge in total revenue from operations while the EBIDTA has jumped by 104% over the quarter ending September 2021. Dhanuka Group, through its pharmaceutical arm, Dhanuka Laboratories Ltd, had taken […]

Aurobindo Pharma receives EIR from USFDA for its Andhra Pradesh facility

NEW DELHI: Aurobindo Pharma Ltd on Wednesday said it has received an Establishment Inspection Report (EIR) from the US health regulator for its manufacturing facility at Pydibhimavaram in Andhra Pradesh. The company’s Unit XI at Pydibhimavaram is an API non-antibiotic manufacturing facility. It was inspected by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) in February […]

Ashok Gehlot asks officials to ensure timely supply of fertilisers to farmers

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday directed officials to ensure time-bound supply and distribution of DAP and urea to farmers for sowing rabi crops, according to an official release. Gehlot issued the directions at a meeting held to review the supply of fertilisers and electricity. The chief minister asked officials to make sure […]

Noida airport: Proposal for second phase land acquisition sent to Uttar Pradesh government

NOIDA: The Gautam Buddh Nagar administration has sent a proposal to the Uttar Pradesh government for the acquisition of land for the second phase of the Noida International Airport in Jewar, officials said Monday. The second phase of the greenfield airport is planned in an area of 1,365 hectares, of which around 1,185 hectares are […]

APSEZ forms JV with Gadot Chemical Terminals in Israel to buy Haifa Port

NEW DELHI: Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) on Monday announced the setting up of a joint venture company with Gadot Chemical Terminals Ltd in Israel. “The company has incorporated a joint venture company with Gadot Chemical Terminals (1985) Ltd in Israel namely ‘Mediterranean International Ports A.D.G.D Ltd’ on November 13, 2022,” APSEZ said […]

World population hits 8 billion, grows 1 billion in just 12 years

UNITED NATIONS: In a milestone for humanity, the global population hit 8 billion on Tuesday after having added a billion people in the last 12 years, with India on the cusp of overtaking China as the world’s most populous country next year. The United Nations said the global milestone signals major improvements in public health […]

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