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India , Sri Lanka sign contract to upgrade 130 km railway track

The agreement is for upgradation of over century old track of 130 km located between Colombo and Jaffna in Tamil –majority northern province. The contract agreement was signed by Sunil Kumar Choudhury, Chairman & Managing Director, IRCON International Limited and L.P.Jayampathy, Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation of Sri Lanka in the presence other dignitaries. Sri Lankan transport minister ... Read More »

India bags 2 Gold medals at ISSF Junior World Cup in Germany

In the Individual section of the category, Elavenil Valarivan claimed the top honours with a total score of 251.6, while another Indian Mehuli Ghosh settled for a Silver with 250.2 points. India also clinched a Gold in the team section by creating a junior world record. The effort ensured that India remain at the top of the medals tally with ... Read More »

Stage set for India’s lunar mission Chandrayaan-2; launch at 2:51 am

It aims at soft-landing on the lunar South Pole after a journey of about fifty-four days after it lifts off onboard the rocket GSLV Mark-Three at 2.51 a.m. tomorrow. It takes off from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikotta, some ninety kilometres off Chennai. Chandrayaan-2 carries thirteen Indian payloads and a NASA instrument to probe ... Read More »

Stage set for India’s lunar mission Chandrayaan-2; launch at 2:51 am tomorrow

It aims at soft-landing on the lunar South Pole after a journey of about fifty-four days after it lifts off onboard the rocket GSLV Mark-Three at 2.51 a.m. tomorrow. It takes off from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikotta, some ninety kilometres off Chennai. Chandrayaan-2 carries thirteen Indian payloads and a NASA instrument to probe ... Read More »

Meeting between India, Pak on Kartarpur Corridor underway at Attari-Wagah border

The main issues that will be discussed are connectivity at the Zero Point and the number of pilgrims to be allowed especially on special occasions.  Sources say, India will raise its concerns over the security aspect also. New Delhi, had earlier conveyed, its strong concerns to Pakistan over the presence of a leading Khalistani separatist in a committee appointed by ... Read More »

Solar Energy: Boost to farmer income in India

The use of solar energy was confined previously but India is accelerating in the direction of solar energy with the initiative taken by the government to double the income of farmers. In a report released by International Renewable Energy Agency, India is producing the cheapest solar energy whereas Canada is the most expensive producer in the list. Since last few ... Read More »

India US trade talks held in New Delhi

The delegation held bilateral talks on 12 July 2019 with the Indian delegation led by Sanjay Chadha, AdditionalSecretary, Department of Commerce, which included senior officials from other Government of India Ministries. The meeting was cordial and aimed at providing a new impetus tobilateral trade and commercial ties, in line with the mandate given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ... Read More »

Successful end to joint India-France Airforce excercise Garuda-VI 

Announcing the successful conclusion of the 6th edition of the two weeks of joint India and France Airforce excercise Garuda, the dignitaries from both the nations expressed their satisfaction.  Lauding the Indian pilots, the French Airforce chief says that it’s has been Mission Successful. The two weeks saw 400 flights of Indian and France warplanes with French pilots taking  300 ... Read More »

India to complete construction of Kartarpur corridor by October 31

Government is looking forward at the project with high expectations and is creating all-weather facility to cater to 10,000 pilgrims on special occasions and 5000 pilgrims on a daily basis.  The complex will have the robust security systems with CCTV surveillance and other advance security systems and adequate parking space.  The area will be developed with amalgamation of rich Indian ... Read More »

India sets global milestone in tackling poverty: UNDP Report

The United Nations has hailed India for its tackling of poverty over past ten years. In a report on 2019 Global Multidimensional Poverty Index, the United Nations Development Programme noted that India has demonstrated the clearest pro-poor pattern at the sub-national level. It said that the country lifted over 271 million people out of poverty between 2005-06 & 2015-16. UNDP ... Read More »

India, United States hold talks in New Delhi on trade issues

Trade talks between the US and India continued on Friday.  USTR officials led by Assistant US Trade Representative Christopher Wilson held talks with their Indian counterparts.  The focus was on tariffs, data localisation and e-commerce rules.  WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Download Udaipur Kiran App to read Latest News Today Read More »

India-US trade talks to be held in New Delhi today

The US delegation is being led by Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for South and Central Asia, Christopher Wilson.  The Indian side is being led by Additional Secretary level officer from Commerce and Industries Ministry.  The visiting USTR delegation will also call on Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal today.  This would be the first meeting on trade issues after the ... Read More »

India receives above normal rains this week, stimulating crop planting

Monsoon rains are crucial for farm output and economic growth, as about 55% of India’s arable land is rain-fed, and agriculture forms about 15% of a $2.5-trillion economy that is the third biggest in Asia. India received 28% more rainfall than the 50-year average in the week to July 10, data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) showed. The department has ... Read More »

WC 1st semifinal: India crashes out after losing to NZ by 18 runs

New Zealand reached their second successive World Cup final after dramatically toppling India by 18 runs at Old Trafford in Manchester on Wednesday.   Star batsmen Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli had misfired at Old Trafford. India lost key batsmen Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul for just one run each as they slumped to five for three and ... Read More »

India crash out of WC after losing to NZ by 18 runs in 1st semifinal

Earlier, Resuming on 211/5 on Wednesday, New Zealand finished on 239/8 in their 50 overs after rain interrupted play at 46.1 overs into their innings on Tuesday.  Jasprit Bumrah had spoken about the wickets slowing down as the 2019 World Cup moved towards the business end and it was evident during the first semi-final at the Old Trafford as the ... Read More »

New Zealand stun India by 18 runs to reach World Cup final

MANCHESTER (England): New Zealand survived Ravindra Jadeja‘s late onslaught to stun India by 18 runs in a low-scoring thriller on Wednesday and reach the Cricket World Cup final for the second time in a row. Scorecard | World Cup Schedule Twice champions India were reeling at 24-4 in their chase for a modest victory target of 240 in what had ... Read More »

ICC World Cup: New Zealand sets 240 runs target for Team India

Jasprit Bumrah had spoken about the wickets slowing down as the 2019 World Cup moved towards the business end and it was evident during the first semi-final at the Old Trafford as the Indian bowlers made full use of the conditions after Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and decided to bat first. Ross Taylor was the only bright ... Read More »

ICC World Cup: India-New Zealand semi-final to resume today

New Zealand will resume at their overnight score of 211 for 5 in 46.1 overs at Old Trafford in Manchester at 3 pm Indian timeon Wednesday. After more than four hours of rain, the umpires decided at 10.50 p.m. that even the minimum required 20 over play was not possible under the Duckworth Lewis method. The match was thus moved ... Read More »

ICC World Cup: India-New Zealand semifinal pushed to reserve day

MANCHESTER: The notorious Manchester weather pushed the first semifinal of the World Cup to the reserve day after dominant Indian bowlers excelled yet again to restrict New Zealand to a sub-par 211 for five on Tuesday. SCORECARD Rain forced players off the field after 46.1 overs and as per ICC’s playing conditions, the game will resume on Wednesday from where ... Read More »

India to host 14th conference of Parties, 197 countries expected to participate

“The 14th session of COP will stress on three crucial issues..desertification, land degradation and drought,” Javadekar says while addressing the media persons. “Due to the extreme weather conditions in the country, India had launched ‘soil health card’ which has benefitted as many as 14 crore farmers, Javadekar added. Ahead of COP-14, Minister also launched “Bonn Challange”, a maiden project to ... Read More »

India, Myanmar to exchange crucial information on drug trafficking

An official statement says, the two-day bilateral meeting, which will conclude, is being organized to take coordinated and concerted actions against drug trafficking between the two countries.  On the first day, both sides shared the mutual concern regarding the menace of drugs and exchanged the operational level contacts for sharing real-time information and intelligence. The issues such as the trend ... Read More »

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, 1st Semi-final India vs New Zealand 

Captain Kane Williamson’s fifty revived New Zealand’s innings in the World Cup semi final match against INdia at Old Trafford in Manchester. New Zealand started their innings on a slow note. Jasprit Bumrah dismissed opener Martin Guptill for just 1 run. Ravindra Jadeja dismissed Henry Nicholls for 28 to break crucial partnership. After that Ross Taylor and Williamson added 65 ... Read More »

India will create job opportunities for 70 lakh youths in coming months

Government committed to provide easy loans like MUDRA to skilled youth for setting up own businesses Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey said that India would be needing more than 70 lakh skilled manpower in coming months due to unleashing of economy. He said, more than 62 percent of India’s population is young and it ... Read More »

India’s latest Google probe sparked by junior antitrust researchers

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) ordered a full-blown investigation into Alphabet Inc’s Google in April for alleged abuse of its Android platform to hurt rivals, but the complainants’ names came to light only when the order was made public last week. The case was filed by Umar Javeed and Sukarma Thapar, who work as research associates at the CCI, ... Read More »

World Cup 2019: India to take on New Zealand in the first Semi final

The match will begin at 3 PM Indian time. All-round performances and some individual batting prowess saw India top the World Cup 2019 league stage. India, whose league stage match against New Zealand was washed out, have suffered just one defeat at this World Cup so far, against England, and ended on top of the 10-team group stage, making them ... Read More »

India favourites as New Zealand bid for World Cup semifinal upset

MANCHESTER: Cricket’s powerhouse pitted against a team with a penchant for punching above its weight – the first semifinal of the World Cup between India and New Zealand presents an enchanting contrast. WORLD CUP SCHEDULE India go into the game as favourites given their form, recent record and quality of personnel. They have come here to win the World Cup ... Read More »

India strongly protests UN report alleging human rights violations in J&K

Expressing deep concern over the issue, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, OHCHR, it said, the seems to accord legitimacy to terrorism. Foreign Office Spokesman Raveesh Kumar said, the statement is in complete variance with UN Security Council positions which had strongly condemned, the dastardly Pulwama terror attack in February this year and subsequently proscribed the ... Read More »

ICC World Cup 2019: Team India’s road to Semi – Finals

India beat South Africa  by six wickets In their first match of the ICC Crikcet World Cup 2019 Rohit Sharma’s unbeaten 122 propelled men in blue to a six-wicket victory against South Africa in Southampton. South Africans struggled to  reached 227 for 9, a total India surpassed in 47.3 overs to open their campaign on winning note.  India beat Australia ... Read More »

India successfully tests vertical steep dive version of Brahmos missile

Speaking to DD News correspondent, Rudranath Sanyal in the ‘War and Peace’ programme, the CEO of Bramhos Aerospace Dr. Sudhir Mishra said that the ‘Made in India’ Brahmos Aerospace is also ready with a longer 500 km range version of the Brahmos missile that can be fired from Sukhoi 30 fighter jets.   WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Download Udaipur Kiran App ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia adopts Digital India, equality of women in this year’s Haj

With the introduction of Haj App, Indian diplomats in Saudi Arabia are trying to form a bridge with the pilgrims not only to facilitate a smooth and hassle-free Haj operation but also to receive grievances and feedbacks to improve the service.  This was announced by Indian Ambassador Dr. Ausaf Sayeed on Saturday at a press conference along with Consul General Md. ... Read More »

Rohit Sharma hits ton for World Cup record as India beat Sri Lanka

LEEDS: World Cup 2019 is turning out to be a platform for Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah to showcase their bewitching talent. SCORECARD | WORLD CUP SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE On Saturday, it was Sri Lanka’s turn to be at the receiving end. After Bumrah had softened up the Islanders with another display of high-quality pace bowling, Sharma, supported by ... Read More »

BCCI writes to ICC after Anti-India banners fly above during Indo- Lanka match

The unsavoury incident has prompted the BCCI to file a written complaint with the ICC, raising concerns about the security of their players. Minutes after the match began, an aircraft carrying the banner ”Justice for Kashmir” flew above the ground. After half an hour, a similar looking aircraft flew over the stadium with a different banner – ”India Stop Genocide, ... Read More »

This Budget will boost India’s development in 21st century: PM Modi

He said it has taken care of middle class, youth and poor and will get better tomorrow for them. PM Modi said the budget for a New India has a roadmap to transform the agriculture sector of the country. Prime Minister said through this budget, development work will expedite even more and the tax structure will become simple and infrastructure will ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki India inches up on BSE

Maruti Suzuki India is currently trading at Rs. 6554.40, up by 2.20 points or 0.03% from its previous closing of Rs. 6542.00 on the BSE. The scrip opened at Rs. 6550.00 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 6570.00 and Rs. 6528.20 respectively. So far 9271 shares were traded on the counter. The BSE group ‘A’ stock of ... Read More »

A Plan to make India $5 trillion economy presented through economic survey

New Delhi, July.4(Udaipur Kiran): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented Indian economy’s health report card i.e. economic survey on Thursday. In this report, the goal of making India a $5 trillion economy has been set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during second five year tenure of government. For which Sitharaman said the growth rate of 8 percent per annum is required ... Read More »

India questions Pakistan’s credibility in action against terrorism

India has questioned Pakistan’s credibility on action against terrorism. MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar addressed media today. He called Pakistan’s action against terrorism as cosmetic steps, streesing their sincerity will be judged by verifiable action.    On the matter of Kartarpur Corridor project, MEA stated that India had proposed a schedule for talks. Pakistan has agreed on July 14 as the date for dialoguwe. ... Read More »

Asian Granito India Ltd receives orders worth Rs. 175 crore

Asian Granito India Limited (AGIL), one of India’s leading tile company received an overwhelming response from the dealer meet organised at its newly launched 25,000 square feet display showroom in Himmatnagar during June 16 – July 2. Over 800 dealers across the country participated in the meet and booked orders worth Rs. 175 crore. 1400 plus products and designs were ... Read More »

Sheikh Hasina: Bangladesh-India ties were organic

About  ties with India Ms. Hasina said that despite  differences in size and capacity compared to India Bangladesh can only secure its peace and security through sustainable development and connectivity. She said Bangladesh and India are joining hands to develop the river navigation between the two countries.   Speaking  on Tuesday at the meeting of World Economic Forum in Dalian ... Read More »