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44th anniversary of Emergency: BJP leaders term it the dark period in Indian history

BJP today attacked Congress on Emergency terming it a dark period in Indian history. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, India salutes all those greats who fiercely and fearlessly resisted the emergency. PM said, the country’s democratic ethos successfully prevailed over an authoritarian mindset. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, the declaration of emergency and the incidents that followed, mark ... Read More »

K Natarajan appointed as new Director General of Indian Coast Guard

K. Natarajan, the second Coast Guard officer to lead the force, would take over on June 30. He joined the force on January 18, 1984, and holds a Masters Degree in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University. K. Natarajan has held various important Command and Staff appointments, both afloat and ashore. The Flag Officer has commanded all classes of Indian Coast Guard ships, namely Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) Sangram, ... Read More »

4 Timeless and Ageless South Indian Bridal Necklace Designs

I was browsing through some old photo albums the other day. And I was just thinking how carefully these memories had been preserved. In today’s digital age, we just take our pictures and photographs so easily, so casually… And someone stores and preserves them all in a cloud somewhere! Sigh… Coming back to the photographs. I picked up the album ... Read More »

Indian airlines to avoid ‘affected part of’ Iranian airspace

Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India’s aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the “affected part of the Iranian airspace” and reroute their flight “suitably”. On Friday, the American aviation regulator, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) prohibiting US-registered aircraft from operating “in the overwater area of ... Read More »

South Indian restaurant in Southampton frequented by India players

Along with cricket, there is a South Indian restaurant named as Chennai Dosa is a hit in Southampton. Apart from the players of the Indian cricket team, cricket lovers and journalists are enjoying the South Indian dinner here. The Indian cricket team is enjoying playing good cricket in the 2019 world cup. The south Indian restaurant Chennai Dosa is a ... Read More »

South Indian Bank to raise Rs 500 crore via various means

South Indian Bank has received approval to raise funds up to Rs 500 crore, in Indian / foreign currency by way of issuance of debt securities including but not limited to non-convertible debentures, Bonds in domestic and / or overseas market, on a private placement basis. The Board of Directors of the Bank at its meeting held on June 15, ... Read More »

ISRO opens its laboratories for Indian school students

The first batch of 108 students drawn from all states and Union Territories recently completed their exposure in its laboratories in Bengaluru, Sriharikota, Thiruvananthapuram and other places.  The training module has been devised as part of its new Young Scientists Programme, or Yuva Vigyanik Karyakram, YUVIKA.  WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Download Udaipur Kiran App to read Latest News Today Read More »

No survivors found at AN-32 crash site: Indian Air Force

Eight members of the rescue team had reached the crash site on Thursday morning. Indian Air Force sadly informed that there are no survivors from the crash of AN32. Paying tribute to those who lost their life in the An-32 crash, Indian Air Force said it stands by with families of the victims. WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Download Udaipur Kiran App ... Read More »

South Indian Bank planning to raise funds via debt securities

South Indian Bank  is planning to raise funds in Indian / foreign currency by issue of debt securities. The Board of Directors of the bank at its meeting to be held on June 15, 2019 to consider the same. South Indian Bank is considered one of the most proactive banks in India with a competent tech savvy team of professional ... Read More »

Two Indian nationals dead,16 others injured in Nepal bus mishap

The deceased have been identified asVijay Kumar Jena (52) and Charan Biswal (54), both from Odisha. They died on the spot. The injured were admitted at Chandranigahpur hosptial and Neuro Hospital in Birgunj. Ten injured have been discharged while others are undergoing treatment. The condition of one injured is very critical. The Consul General of India, B.C. Pradhan visited Birgunj Neuro Hospital and interacted with ... Read More »

Congo: Indian peacekeepers garner appreciation for professionalism

Indian peacekeepers garnered appreciation with the deployment of the first team of Indian female peacekeepers now promising to serve as an inspiration to women of the Central African nation. India is the second largest troop contributor to the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), with 2,624 peacekeepers and 274 police personnel deployed as of March ... Read More »

UK Foreign Office Board gets first Indian-origin member

Kumar Iyer, who was born in London and spent his early years in India, has previously been based in Mumbai as Britain’s Deputy High Commissioner. In this new role as the Chief Economist, which commences in July, he will lead the FCO’s Economics Unit which provides in-house economic analysis input into foreign policy formulation, and also develops economics capability within ... Read More »

John Deere Catalyzes Indian Agriculture with Power and Technology

Udaipur : John Deere, a pioneer agriculture equipmentmanufacturer has been at the forefront of bringing innovative products and new technologies to tractor and farm equipment.John Deere, a leader in the farm equipment sector known for innovative products and services, launched a new range of technology and power-driven tractor, harvester and implements. These new tractor and harvester models with superior technology, ... Read More »

Indian Overseas Bank launches ‘Cheque Lodgement Kiosk’

Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has launched self-service ‘Cheque Lodgement Kiosk’ at major commercial centers to facilitate round the clock acceptance of clearing cheques. This facility will enable the customers, especially the business community in commercial areas, to conveniently use the kiosks for 24×7 deposit of cheques removing constraint of branch customer timing. These kiosks are fully integrated with the existing ... Read More »

Uber partners with Indian Oil Corporation

Uber has partnered with Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) to offer special benefits, including a discount on fuel, to the ride-hailing company’s driver-partners in India. The agreement with IOC will offer delivery partners discounts on petrol, diesel and CNG in IOC petrol pumps across India. This initiative is a part of Uber’s Uber care programme for driver partners. IOC is the ... Read More »

Indian Overseas Bank unveils ‘Bank on Wheels’ facility

Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has unveiled ‘Bank on Wheels’ facility in 14 districts spread across Tamil Nadu, Kerala and the Vijayawada region of Andhra Pradesh. The mobile van facility will enable the public, especially senior citizens, conveniently get door-step banking facility available at identified locations of the lead districts. A dedicated banking correspondent will accompany the vehicle with a micro ... Read More »

Indian Delegation participates in Second SCO Mass Media Forum at Bishkek

The Forum was inaugurated by the President of Kyrgyz Republic S. Jeenbeko. The President in his inaugural address highlighted the importance of Mass Media organizations of SCO countries in accomplishing the SCO objectives of mutual trust, friendly relations with neighbors and regional security in line with the “Shanghai Spirit”. Speaking at the Forum, the Indian Delegation highlighted the vital role ... Read More »

General Elections embodies the strength of Indian democracy: Modi

New Delhi, May 24 (Udaipur Kiran): Prime Minister Narendra Modi received congratulatory telephone calls from leaders across the world including from Ms. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh; Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk, King of Bhutan; Dr. Lotay Shering, Prime Minister of Bhutan; K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal; Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of Maldives; Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri ... Read More »

Indian Hotels Company signs new Vivanta branded hotel in Gorakhpur

  The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has signed a new Vivanta branded hotel in Gorakhpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh. This hotel is owned by AD Estate Developers under a management contract by Vivanta. Vivanta Gorakhpur will be part of a mixed-use development project. The hotel will comprise 110 guest rooms and other features including multi-cuisine restaurants, recreation facilities ... Read More »

Indian among 18 people arrested in Nigeria for illegal bunkering

Nigeria , May 23 (Udaipur Kiran): The Nigerian Navy declared that an Indian sailor and 17 more have been arrested by over an attempt to illegally export robbed crude oil to Ghana.The arrested sailors were planning to move stolen crude oil from Nigeria with two foreign vessels. Capt. Adegoke Ebo, executive officer of the Nigerian Navy Ship Pathfinder confirmed that the ... Read More »

Indian Cricket Team in England for World Cup

The Indian cricket team has left for England early morning on Wednesday to begin their preparations for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019, which gets underway on May 30th.  Here is India’s World Cup plan: MAY 23: Rest day / Players to follow team protocol Meeting of team management followed by a full-fledged meeting of entire team. All concerns to ... Read More »

Indian Terrain Fashions signs MS Dhoni as brand ambassador

Indian Terrain Fashions has signed cricketer MS Dhoni as its brand ambassador. The company is targeting to achieve turnover of Rs 650 crore in the next 3 years and to double its retail network to 300 outlets. Indian Terrain Fashions is engaged in the business of manufacture and sale of apparel. The Company’s geographical segments are Domestic, which includes sales ... Read More »

Indian women’s hockey team edge past South Korea

Young striker Lalremsiami (in 20th minute) and Navneet Kaur (in 40th minute) scored for India, while Shin Hyejeong (in 48th min) found the net for Korea. High on confidence after their impressive outings in Spain and Malaysia earlier this year, India made a strong start against the hosts.  After missing out on an opportunity to score from a penalty corner ... Read More »

Indian Hotels Company signs Taj hotel in Agra

The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has signed Taj branded hotel in Agra. This hotel is owned by Sincere Developers under a management contract by Taj. The hotel is strategically located within walking distance from the Taj Mahal and one of the three UNESCO World Heritage sites in Agra. The hotel comprises 239 spacious rooms, an Indian specialty restaurant and a ... Read More »

Indian celebrities glitter at Cannes

The who’s who of world cinema are converging at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival in France. India is also making its presence felt there with the country’s pavilion drawing attention of stars and foreign producers alike. At the India Pavilion, deliberations are taking place on Indian films and film industry. The Indian delegation is in talks with delegations from other ... Read More »

Indian glitter and glamour at Cannes Film Festival 2019

At a time when the who’s who of world cinema are converging at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, India too is making its presence felt at the prestigious festival. Deliberations are taking place on Indian films and film industry at the India Pavilion. The Indian delegation is in talks with delegations from other countries. On the table are proposals to ... Read More »

Indian Hotels signs strategic partnership with GIC

Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has signed a strategic partnership with Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) for an investment framework to the tune of about Rs 4000 crore or $ 600 million over a period of three years from May 17, 2019. This capital platform will be used to acquire fully operational hotels mainly in the ... Read More »

Indian Hotels sets global benchmark for environmental sustainability

The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has set a global benchmark for environmental sustainability with 8 of its hotels achieving Platinum Certification and 60 hotels achieving Gold Certification by EarthCheck; the world’s leading scientific benchmarking, certification and business advisory group for the tourism and travel industry. Indian Hotels Company and its subsidiaries are collectively known as Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces ... Read More »

Cannes Film festival: Indian delegation meets President of Film France

The Cannes Film Festival is the star attraction for film buffs all over the world. This edition is also witnessing the efforts by the Indian delegation to project India as a preferred destination for foreign film makers. The Indian delegation held a meeting with film officials from across the globe. The delegation, headed by Amit Khare, the information and broadcasting ... Read More »

Nepal urges Indian companies for more investment in the Himalayan nation

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the two-day Nepal-India Franchise Investment Expo and Conclave in Kathmandu on Thursday, Nepal’s Finance Minister Yuvraj Khatiwada said, there is a big scope for investment in the country from both domestic as well as foreign investors. He also said that Nepal’s youth should venture their own business by forging franchise collaboration with the renowned ... Read More »

Indian Bank reports net loss of Rs 190 crore in Q4

Indian Bank has reported results for the fourth quarter and year ended March 31, 2019. The bank has reported a net loss of Rs 189.77 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 against net profit of Rs 131.98 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. However, total income of the bank increased by 11.77% at Rs 5,537.47 ... Read More »

Sri Lankan software engineer, under Indian surveillance

Four sources in Sri Lankan investigating agencies said they believed Aadhil Ameez, a 24-year-old, was the link between two groups that carried out the attacks on churches and hotels that killed more than 250 people and wounded hundreds more. Aadhil has been arrested and is in police custody, the sources said. His arrest has not been made public, but Ruwan ... Read More »

Indian Air Force gets 1st Apache Helicopter from United States

The Indian Air Force has received its first Apache Guardian attack helicopter. The Apache Guardian attack helicopter was formally handed over to India on May 10 at the chopper production facility in Arizona, US. Air Marshal AS Butola, represented the Indian Air Force and accepted the first Apache in a ceremony at Boeing production facility, representatives from US Government were ... Read More »

Indian Air Force Gets First Apache Guardian Attack Helicopter

New Delhi  : The Apache Guardian attack helicopter was formally handed over to India on May 10 at the chopper production facility in Arizona, US. India signed a contract for 22 of the Apache Guardian choppers with the US in September 2015. According to IAF, “The helicopter has the capability to carry out precision attacks at standoff ranges and operate ... Read More »

VP Venkaiah Naidu addresses Indian community in Vietnam

Naidu arrived in Vietnam on his four-day official visit to the Southeast Asian nation. The visit is expected to enhance India’s comprehensive strategic partnership with the Vietnam. The Vice President will be holding one-on-one interaction and delegation level talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh. He will also hold meetings with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairperson ... Read More »

Most Indian adults not aware they are suffering from hypertension: Study

Researchers have used National Health and Family Survey (NFHS-4, 2015-16) data of 7,31,864 individuals aged 15-49 years, which covered each district of 29 states and 7 union territories of India. The study published in PLOS Medicine suggests that 3 out of 4 individuals with hypertension ever had their blood pressure measured, less than half of individuals (45 per cent) had ... Read More »

BFI set to launch inaugural Indian Boxing League

The announcement was made by BFI president Ajay Singh on Tuesday during an event in the Capital. Indian boxers’ stupendous Asian Championship medal haul has prompted the national federation to think of some fresh ways to aid their Olympic preparations. In a felicitation ceremony organised by the Boxing Federation of India, DG SAI Neelam Kapoor said its a moment to ... Read More »

1 Indian, 3 Indian-origin persons killed in US: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

However, Union Minister Sushma Swaraj ruled out the possibility of a hate crime. “Indian Ambassador in United States @IndianEmbassyUS has informed me about the killing of four persons in Cincinnati on Sunday evening. One of them was an Indian national on a visit to US while others were persons of Indian origin,” External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted. Union Minister Sushma Swaraj ... Read More »

Indian Navy on high alert for Cyclone Fani relief efforts

Indian Naval ships at Visakhapatnam and Chennai are standing-by to proceed to the most affected areas to undertake Humanitarian Aid Distress Relief , evacuation, logistic support including providing medical aid. These ships are embarked with additional divers, doctors, inflatable rubber boats and relief material that include food, tentage, clothes, medicines, blankets etc, in quantities sufficient. Naval aircraft are also standing ... Read More »

NHPC rises on entering into MoU with Indian Army

NHPC is currently trading at Rs. 23.40, up by 0.30 points or 1.30% from its previous closing of Rs. 23.10 on the BSE. The scrip opened at Rs. 23.45 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 23.60 and Rs. 23.10 respectively. So far 58865 shares were traded on the counter. The BSE group ‘A’ stock of face value Rs. ... Read More »

Indian Overseas Bank reduces loss incurring branches to 157 from 742

Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has cut down the number of loss incurring branches to 157 as on March 2019, from 742 branches in March 2015. The reduction in the number of loss incurring branches can be attributed to the continuous efforts taken by the bank towards reduction of operating expenditure and improving overall operational efficiency. Indian Overseas Bank is a ... Read More »

Airtel, Zee bring best of Indian theatre to TV screen

Mumbai : Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, and Zee Theatre, the popular theatre segment of Zee Entertainment Enterprises, have launched ‘Spotlight’ – a video on demand channel that will air the best of Indian plays by popular theatre groups from across the country. With this, Airtel’s Digital TV platform with its strong customer base, will offer ... Read More »

5 Indian Pugilists enter Asian Boxing Quarters

The Assam pugilist was at his destructive best and outpunched Kyrgyzstan’s Seitbek Uulu M 4-1 to march into the quarter-finals. Four-time Asian Championships gold medallist Sarita Devi began her hunt for sixth medal at this elite event in an impressive fashion. The 37-year-old blanked Korea’s Gwon Sujin and stormed into the quarter-finals by dint of RSC (referee stop contest) in ... Read More »

Indian Navy launches Guided missile destroyer ‘Imphal’

The Indian Navy launched guided missile destroyer Imphal at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders in Mumbai on Saturday.  Imphal is the third ship to be launched under a project in which ships are built to carry and operate two multiple role helicopters. In a statement, the Navy said, enhanced stealth features have been achieved through the shaping of hull and use of ... Read More »

ICC World Cup: Indian squad announced

The squad was announced by the BCCI Acting Honorary Secretary Amitabh Choudhary in Mumbai, with Chairman of Selectors M.S.K. Prasad sharing the dais.  While there were no major surprises in the 15, the inclusion of Dinesh Karthik was the notable factor.  Karthik returned to India’s World Cup squad after 12 years, while Rishabh Pant was excluded.  Veteran Dinesh Karthik pipped ... Read More »

Indian Hotels moves up on launching new hotel brand ‘SeleQtions’

Indian Hotels Company is currently trading at Rs. 151.85, up by 0.20 points or 0.13% from its previous closing of Rs. 151.65 on the BSE. The scrip opened at Rs. 152.50 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 153.15 and Rs. 151.50 respectively. So far 8326 shares were traded on the counter. The BSE group ‘A’ stock of face ... Read More »

Indian scientists hail first ever blackhole images as “extraordinary feat”

Blackhole, an object with such strong gravity that not even light can escape it, has fuelled human imagination and inspired numerous sci-fi movies and literature for generations. In coordinated press conferences on Wednesday across the globe, researchers at The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration — unveiled the first ... Read More »

Indian embassy issues advisory for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nepal

The Embassy has advised pilgrims to get appropriate Chinese visa and Travel Permit for Tibet before commencing the journey. The Chinese Visa is to be obtained from the Embassy of China in New Delhi and not from Embassy of China in Kathmandu.  They should ensure that travel agent has obtained Restricted Area Permit for Simikot/Hilsa or Rasuwagidhi in Nepal as per their itinerary/route. ... Read More »