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Nabard approves Rs 65,635 crore loan for 93 irrigation projects

NEW DELHI: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has approved Rs 65,634.93 crore loan so far to 93 prioritised irrigation projects under the government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY), its chairman H K Bhanwala said. The Nabard is funding the central and state share of 99 prioritised irrigation projects […]

Supreme Court of India appoints NBCC to construct stalled projects of Amrapali Group

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday appointed state-run NBCC to develop the stalled projects of the Amrapali Group and directed the Debts Recovery Tribunal to sell the unencumbered commercial properties of the real estate firm. The top court directed the opening of an escrow account in the apex court in which the […]

Land pooling policy finally approved by Delhi Development Authority

NEW DELHI: The land pooling policy had already been notified in the past and regulations for executing the policy has been finalized for consideration and approval by the government of India. After a long wait of 5 years finally the policy has been approved and can be implemented. Land Pooling is a concept that where […]

About 48.11 lakh women enrolled under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

NEW DELHI: Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) recently marked the anniversary of the launch of scheme as Matru Vandana Saptah. During this week, the States/Union Territories (UTs) focused on IEC activities, pendencies under various parameters and escalating daily entry rate of applications. The success of the week was concluded in Dehradun at National Level. […]

Suresh Prabhu to participate in G-20, trade and investment ministerial meeting in Argentina

NEW DELHI: India’s Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu, will participate in the G-20, Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting, being held in Mar del Plata in Argentina on 14th – 15th September 2018. The meeting will provide an opportunity for a dialogue on current developments in international trade and its implications for […]

Billionaire couple Abhishek Verma, Anca Verma launch new business portal-NationalBusinessMirror

NEW DELHI: Delhi-based JKS Media’s online and print news venture has launched its business portal —www.nationalbusinessmirror.com . News portal focuses on informative, incisive, investigative and quality business news, views and features so far unavailable to growing number of tech-savvy readers. The portal was launched by Abhishek Verma, billionaire entrepreneur and his wife Anca Verma, Chairperson […]

Infosys to acquire Fluido

NEW DELHI: Indian tech giant Infosys today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Fluido, the leading Salesforce advisor and consulting partner in Nordics and a recognized leader in cloud consulting, implementation and training services. The acquisition of Fluido is expected to close during the third quarter of fiscal 2019, subject to customary closing conditions. Executing […]

Vistara rolls out complimentary in-flight entertainment across

NEW DELHI: Tata-SIA-run full service carrier Air Vistara Friday announced the launch of complimentary wireless in-flight entertainment (IFE) services — Vistara World–across its flight network, which can be accessed on a customer’s smart devices or laptops. The Delhi-based airline currently operates 120 flights per day to 22 destinations with a fleet of 22 Airbus A320 […]

SEBI may consider proposal to allow foreign entities in commodity markets

NEW DELHI: With an aim to deepen the commodity derivatives market, regulator Sebi is likely to consider a proposal to allow trading in this segment by foreign entities with exposure to the Indian physical commodity market. Besides, the regulator may deliberate on the issue of introducing a common application form for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) […]

Patanjali enters cow milk business; eyes Rs 1,000 crore sales next fiscal

NEW DELHI: Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved on Thursday announced its entry into the cow milk segment by launching cow milk and milk-based dairy products, targeting sales of around Rs 1,000 crore by FY2020. The Haridwar-based firm has also ventured into packaged drinking water, frozen vegetables, cattle feed without any urea, and solar panels in a […]

Heavy rains in Uttar Pradesh boosts kharif sowing: Agriculture Minister

NEW DELHI: Faced with flood-like situation in some parts of Uttar Pradesh, throwing normal life out of gear, heavy rains in the state have a silver lining with the state’s kharif sowing showing encouraging results, though pulse production might be a little worrisome. With heavy rains in most parts of the state, kharif sowing has […]

Jet Airways’ Mumbai-Manchester service to now operate five days a week

NEW DELHI: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline is all set to introduce the country’s first non-stop service between Mumbai and Manchester effective 05th November, 2018. The airline’s latest service connecting India via its commercial capital, with Manchester – the 3rd largest city in the UK will further strengthen Jet Airways’ connect with the United […]

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