20 seconds ago
30 Bengal inmates clear Class 10 board exams

Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) Outperforming general students, all the 30 inmates from various correctional homes in the state have cleared their Class 10 board exams, the results of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education declared on Friday showed. While the overall pass percentage was around 82.66 percent, all the 30 inmates, including three women from the city's Alipore Women Correctiona...

46 seconds ago
Strengthening infrastructure top priority: GDA vice-chief

Ghaziabad, May 22 (IANS) Strengthening infrastructure, completing ongoing projects in the scheduled time and making the city better than others in the national capital region (NCR) are the top priorities of newly-appointed Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) vice chairman Vijay Kumar Yadav. This city has tremendous potential of being the world class smart city. It lies very close to th...

10 seconds ago
Rajasthan High Court bars new 4G towers

Jaipur, May 22 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered all base towers for fourth generation (4G) telecom services erected without permission from the city authorities to be removed. Reliance Jio, the respondents, said their towers meet and exceed all the norms. The court order, which also banned new installations, was issued following a petition by a former judge of the high c...

12 seconds ago
SC breather for over 1,700 encroaching structures in Jaipur

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) In a breather to over 1,700 structures that are allegedly encroaching upon the area within five metres of Parkota heritage wall in Jaipur, the Supreme Court on Friday said those structure would not be pulled down till July 10. The vacation bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit put on hold the razing of these structures as Attorney General Muku...

56 seconds ago
ITC net profit up by 8.6 percent in 2014-15

Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) Kolkata-based diversified group, ITC on Friday said its net consolidated profit during 2014-15 rose by 8.62 percent at Rs.9,765.63 crore compared to Rs.8,990.62 crore in 2013-14. The total income from operations during the period under review rose by nearly 10 percent at Rs.38,834.81 crore compared to the earning of Rs.35,317.08 crore. The net profit from t...

16 seconds ago
22nd convention of FFFAI held in Mumbai

Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The 22nd convention of the Federation of Freight Forwarders' Associations in India (FFFAI), the oldest and the apex body of custom brokers and freight forwarders, was held here on Friday. The three-day event, taking place in the city after 14 years, was inaugurated by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. The event by the FFFAI, that controls 90 perc...

22 seconds ago
G. Mohan Kumar appointed new defence secretary

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Defence production secretary G. Mohan Kumar was on Friday appointed the new defence secretary for two years, an official statement said. Mohan Kumar, who hails from Kerala, is an 1979 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Odisha cadre. Ashok Kumar Gupta, a 1981 batch IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre, who is special secretary, defence productio...

5 seconds ago
SBI applies for two more managing director posts

Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) The nation's largest commercial bank, State Bank of India (SBI), which is undergoing restructuring, on Friday said it has applied to authorities for creating two more posts of managing director. At present the bank has four managing directors (MD) and we have sought permission for two more MD positions. All business verticals will now report through the MDs to the ...

38 seconds ago
Insider trading charge: Murugappa Group chairman steps aside

Chennai, May 22 (IANS) After being charged by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) with insider trading, A. Vellayan has stepped aside as the executive chairman of the Murugappa Group board and chairman of Coromandel International Ltd, a statement said. In keeping with family values and tradition, he has stepped aside from the chairmanship of the Murugappa Group Corporate Board ...

55 seconds ago
SBI to hold loan defaulter's week May-end

Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) The country's largest commercial bank, State Bank of India (SBI) said on Friday that it will be holding a resolution week from may 25 for its genuine loan defaulters where they can arrive at an amicable solution with the bank. In the last week of May, we are going to have a one week of resolution - this is not for willful defaulters but people who are genuinely in ...

14 seconds ago
Piyush Goyal highlights ease of doing business in India

Washington, May 22 (IANS) Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government has laid a concrete foundation for ease of doing business in India and was working hard to keep the country corruption-free. Since assuming office, our government has laid a very solid foundation for the ease of doing business in the country, he said at a meeting with busin...

46 seconds ago
NDA graft-free government, boosting cooperative federalism: Jaitley

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) With one year of transparent, graft-free and decisive governance under the NDA, global business confidence in India is on the upswing and the economy poised to go on to a higher growth path, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday. The very important highlights of the government have been giving a corruption-free administration to the country and strengthe...

21 seconds ago
Delhi Police reunite runaway boy with his Bihar family

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy from Bihar living in shelter homes in the national capital has been reunited with his family, Delhi Police said here on Wednesday. He had run away from his house after being scolded by his father for damaging the SIM card of a mobile phone. He was admitted in Salam Balak Trust (a children's home) in Tis Hazari by the local police of Kas...

50 seconds ago
Centre committed to one rank, one pension

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the one-rank one-pension (OROP) concept was an unambiguous commitment of the central government and will be implemented. Addressing a press conference held to mark one year of the Narendra Modi government, Jaitley said the defence ministry was talking to various stakeholders on the methodology of calculation of p...

40 seconds ago
President's Estate becomes 100 percent WiFi enabled

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday inaugurated 24 hot-spots with 30 WiFi access points in the President's Estate, making it 100 percent WiFi enabled. Speaking on the occasion, the President said India was at the 89th position in Network Readiness Index. Countries like Singapore, Finland and Sweden are leaders in this index. Mukherjee called upon the aut...

31 seconds ago
Court seeks progress report in coal case against AMR

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A special court on Friday told the CBI to file the progress report on further investigation in a coal block allocation case allegedly involving Rajya Sabha parliamentarian Vijay Darda and AMR Iron and Steel. Special Judge Bharat Parashar posted the matter for June 4 for filing of progress report of further investigation. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of I...

25 seconds ago
Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals' Q 4 net profit up by 10 percent

Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals on Friday reported an increase of 9.62 percent in its net profit for the fourth quarter of 2014-15 which stood at Rs.1,169.70 crore as compared to Rs.1,067.04 crore during the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal. However, the company's total income during the quarter under review decreased from Rs.19,863.99 crore to Rs....

36 seconds ago
Delhi businessman dies as car catches fire

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A 23-year-old businessman was burnt to death when the car he was driving collided with a tree and caught fire on Friday morning, police said. The man identified as Sarang Narayan was the owner of a hotel at Paschim Vihar in west Delhi and resided with his family in central Delhi's Rajendra Nagar. The accident was reported around 5.30 a.m. from Inderpuri a...

41 seconds ago
India seeks broad-based and beneficial engagement with Israel: Modi

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India attaches high importance to its relationship with Israel and seeks a broad-based and mutually beneficial engagement with it. Congratulating his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, Modi said his re-election was a testament to the trust and confidence reposed by the people of Israel in his leadership. On...

46 seconds ago
Italian government 'worried' about IS

Rome, May 22 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Friday said the government is concerned about the recent advances made by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq and in Syria, where a monitoring group says it now controls half the country. The Italian government is not just worried about Syria, but also about the possibly even more threatening situation in Iraq...

Subscribe
Read latest breaking news on in your favourite RSS reader!
All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
News Delivered The Way It Should Be!
INSANELY FAST | RESPONSIVE INTERFACE | NO CLUTTER
Page generated in 0.0005 seconds.