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India’s G20 presidency: B20 meet in Gujarat to discuss climate, innovation

AHMEDABAD: The Business 20 (B20) inception meeting being organised in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar city from Sunday as part of India’s G20 presidency will deliberate on issues ranging from climate change, innovation, global digital cooperation and resilient global value chains, officials said here. As part of the three-day meeting, delegates will be taken for a visit to […]

India bright spot amid global crisis; PM Narendra Modi’s leadership critical in fractured world: World Economic Forum

DAVOS: Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership in a fractured world, the World Economic Forum’s Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab said India is a bright spot amid the global crisis. After attending an India reception on Thursday night during the WEF Annual Meeting 2023, Schwab said India is promoting a just and equitable growth […]

India expected to become USD 7 trillion economy in seven years: CEA

NEW DELHI: India’s Chief Economic Advisor (ICA) V Anantha Nageswaran said on Monday that the Indian economy will be USD 3 trillion by the end of the current 2022-23 fiscal and is expected to be USD 7 trillion in the next seven years. The government had previously said India would become a USD 5 trillion […]

NTPC starts India’s first green hydrogen blending operation in PNG network

NEW DELHI: NTPC Ltd commissions India’s first green hydrogen blending project. The green hydrogen blending has been started in the piped natural gas (PNG) network of NTPC Kawas township, Surat. The project is a joint effort of NTPC and Gujarat Gas Limited (GGL). The first molecule of green hydrogen from the project was set in […]

Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on pleas against demonetisation on Monday

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce its judgment on Monday on a batch of pleas challenging the government’s 2016 decision to demonetise currency notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denominations. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice S A Nazeer, who will retire on January 4, is likely to pronounce its […]

India approved 98 FDI proposals from nations sharing border since April 2020

NEW DELHI: The government of India has approved 98 foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals from countries sharing land border with India since April 2020 out of 423 received from sectors including trading and electronics, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. Many of these proposals are from China, either directly or indirectly, Minister of State for Commerce […]

Parliament passes bill to rename New Delhi International Arbitration Centre

NEW DELHI: Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill to rename the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre as the India International Arbitration Centre. The Rajya Sabha passed the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (Amendment) Bill, 2022, which was piloted by Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju in the house on Wednesday. The Lok Sabha has already passed […]

Billionaire Anil Agarwal struggles to get backers for $19 billion chip unit in Gujarat

NEW DELHI: Billionaire Anil Agarwal is struggling to find financial backers for a planned semiconductor factory in India’s Gujarat with an investment of as much as Rs 1.54 trillion ($18.6 billion), according to people familiar with the matter. Agarwal’s representatives met with large funds from the Middle East, Singapore, and the US over the past […]

Finance and Central Bank Deputies meeting under India’s G20 Presidency to be held in Bengaluru

NEW DELHI: The first G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies (FCBD) meeting is scheduled to be held during 13-15 December 2022 in Bengaluru. This meeting, which will mark the start of discussions on the Finance Track agenda under the Indian G20 Presidency, will be hosted jointly by the Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank […]

Narendra Modi dedicates AIIMS Nagpur to the nation

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation, AIIMS Nagpur today. The Prime Minister also took a walkthrough of the Nagpur AIIMS Project Model and witnessed Milestone Exhibition Gallery that was showcased on the occasion. The Prime Minister’s commitment to strengthening health infrastructure across the country will be strengthened through the dedication […]

Farmers get Rs 1.25 trillion as claims till October 31 under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana since 2016

NEW DELHI: Farmers have been paid claims worth Rs 1,25,662 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana since its inception in 2016, the government said on Thursday. Crop insurance premium totalling Rs 25,186 crore have been paid by the farmers under the scheme till October 31, 2022. Under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana […]

India inaugurates swanky Terminal-2 of Kempegowda International Airport

NEW DELHI: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Terminal 2 of Kempegowda International Airport at Bengaluru. The Prime Minister also interacted with airport authorities where he was briefed on the model of the Terminal 2 building. The Prime Minister also inspected the facilities at the experience centre and took a walkthrough of Terminal 2 of […]

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