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JLR drives in new Land Rover Discovery in India tagged Rs 88.06 lakh onwards

NEW DELHI: Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) on Wednesday said it has launched updated version of Land Rover Discovery in the country with price starting at Rs 88.06 lakh (ex-showroom). The model comes with the latest generation of petrol and diesel engines, advanced infotainment system and superior comfort and practicality with seven seat configuration. “The new […]

Joe Biden nominates Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as his envoy to India

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden on Friday nominated Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as his ambassador to India. If confirmed by the Senate, Garcetti, 50, would replace Kenneth Juster, who served as India’s Ambassador to the US during the Trump administration. Early this week, Juster was appointed as distinguished fellow at the Council on Foreign […]

We expect vaccinated Indians to be treated at par with those in European Union: India

NEW DELHI: India on Friday said it expects that its CoWIN vaccination certificate would be recognised by the European Union on a reciprocal basis for travel and it is in touch with member states of the bloc over this issue. Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the European Union has now instituted what […]

India gets Asia’s longest and world’s fifth longest High Speed Track for automobiles

NEW DELHI:India’s Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Prakash Javadekar today inaugurated NATRAX- the High Speed Track(HST) in Indore which is the longest such track in Asia. NATRAX, developed in an area of 1000 acres of land , is a one stop solution for all sorts of high speed performance tests for widest categories of […]

Economic revival:India raises ECLGS scheme limit to Rs 4.5 trillion

NEW DELHI: To help revival of the economy battered by COVID-19,India’s  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a slew of measures, including Rs 1.1 lakh crore (Rs 1.1 trillion) credit guarantee scheme for improving health infrastructure, and enhancing the limit under the ECLGS by 50 per cent to Rs 4.5 lakh crore for the […]

India’s second Covid-19 wave to impact infrastructure sectors, says Moody’s

NEW DELHI: India’s second coronavirus wave will affect its infrastructure sectors to varying degrees with power companies and ports better able to weather the impact of pandemic-induced disruptions compared with airports and toll roads, according to a new report by Moody’s Investors Service. Any further regional lockdowns will increase uncertainty over India’s economic recovery, said […]

India, Fiji sign MoU for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors

NEW DELHI: India’s Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister  Narendra Singh Tomar and Fiji’s Minister of Agriculture, Waterways & Environment, Dr. Mahendra Reddy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of Agriculture and allied sectors between India and Fiji in a virtual meeting held today. On this occasion, Tomar said that India […]

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