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PM Modi inaugurates National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai

The National Museum of Indian Cinema has been set up to showcase the rich cinematic history of India as well as to encapsulate socio-cultural history of India as revealed through evolution of Cinema. It will take the visitors through an absorbing journey of more than a century of Indian Cinema in a story telling mode with the help of visuals ... Read More »

No one is more committed to Indian cricket than Dhoni: Kohli

MELBOURNE: No one is more committed to Indian cricket than Mahendra Singh Dhoni and batting at number five is the ideal spot for him, said Virat Kohli in stout defence of the former captain. Dhoni faced criticism for slow batting in the ODI series-opener in Sydney before redeeming his pride and reputation with match-winning contributions in the Adelaide and Melbourne ... Read More »

Sushma Swaraj awestruck by Tunisian woman who speaks four Indian languages

New Delhi: Union minister Sushma Swaraj was on Tuesday moved by a Tunisian woman’s professed love for India, prompting the senior politician to say that she must have been “an Indian in her previous life”. Maha Gaida, 31, who speaks four Indian languages — Hindi, Urdu, Malayalam and Tamil — participated in the grand finale of the ‘Bharat Ko Janiye’ ... Read More »

Indian Hume Pipe gets LoA worth Rs 198.77 crore from APDWSC

Indian Hume Pipe Company has received Letter of Acceptance (LoA) for the work of Rs 198.77 crore (excluding GST) from Andhra Pradesh Drinking Water Supply Corporation (APDWSC) for the work of Construction of Drinking Water Supply Projects in Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh. The project is to be completed within 24 months. Indian Hume Pipe Company is engaged in the construction ... Read More »

Harendra Singh removed as Indian men’s hockey team coach

NEW DELHI: Indian men’s hockey coach Harendra Singh was on Wednesday removed from the position following a disappointing 2018 and offered the task of helming the junior squad by the national federation. Constant chopping and changing of coaches is a frequent phenomenon in Indian hockey and Harendra, who was appointed in May, is the latest casualty. He has become the ... Read More »

Indian Bank gets nod to raise funds via bonds

Indian Bank has received approval for raising Basel III Compliant AT1 Bonds up to Rs 2200 crore and Tier 2 Bonds up to Rs 1100 crore. The bank will raise the funds in one or more tranches in the financial year 2019-20 based on the requirement. Indian Bank was established as a part of the Swadeshi movement. The Bank provides ... Read More »

Bharat Dynamics inks contract worth Rs 760 crore with Indian Army

Bharat Dynamics (BDL) has signed contract worth of Rs 760 crore approximately with the Indian Army for production and supply of Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) and Launchers. The Missiles and Launchers will be manufactured under continued technical collaboration with Russia at the Bhanur Unit of BDL in Telangana State. Bharat Dynamics is engaged in manufacturing of Surface to Air missiles ... Read More »

Bharat Dynamics signs contract for supply of ATGM to Indian Army

Bharat Dynamics (BDL) has signed contract worth around Rs 760 crore with the Indian Army for production and supply of Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) and Launchers. The Missiles and Launchers will be manufactured under continued technical collaboration with Russia at the Bhanur Unit of BDL in Telangana State. Bharat Dynamics is engaged in manufacturing of Surface to Air missiles (SAMs), ... Read More »

Sydney Test: Indian domination continues on Day 2, declare at 622/7

Brilliant batting efforts from Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant, along with a useful contribution from Ravindra Jadeja, helped India continue their domination on the second day of the fourth and final cricket Test as Australia trailed by 598 runs in Sydney on Friday. In reply to India’s first innings score of 622/7 declared, Australia were at 24/0 with openers Usman Khawaja (5) and Marcus Harris (19) at the crease when the umpires dislodged the ... Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates Indian Science Congress in Jalandhar

Modi said, that our former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri had given the slogan Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan and then Atal Bihar Vajpayee introduced Jai Vigyaan. Modi said that our slogan is Jai Anusandhan. He said the government has launched Atal innovation mission.  The Indian Science Congress is an annual congregation that witnesses deliberations by top scientific minds of the ... Read More »

GITS Student Selected in Indian Air Force as Flying Officer

Udaipur : Geetanjali Institute of Technical Studies, Dabok’sMechanical Engineering Student Paresh Trivedi was selected in the Indian Airforce for the post of Flying Officer at a package of Rs 9 Lakh to Rs 12 Lakh per annum. Training and Placement Head at GITS, Arvind Singh Pemawat informed that the Mechanical student Paresh Trivedi was selected on the basis of technical ... Read More »

PM Modi to inaugurate Indian Science Congress at Jalandhar tomorrow

The Indian Science Congress is an annual congregation that witnesses deliberations by top scientific minds of the country. Prime Minister will also deliver the inaugural address at ISC-2019. The theme for which is ‘Future : India-Science and Technology’. This will be his 5th address to Indian Science Congress after assuming office  as Prime Minister.  During the five-day-long ISC, around 100 ... Read More »

Indian Navy team to help in rescue of missing miners in Meghalaya

The team is carrying special diving equipment including a re-compression  chamber and remotely operated vehicles capable of searching underwater. The team is expected to arrive on site on Saturday. An initial assessment to determine an effective response was undertaken by the Indian Navy on Friday. This comes amidst the  rescue operation to evacuate the 15 miners trapped inside a rat-hole ... Read More »

Year Ender: 2018, Indian Hockey and Sardar Singh

The former captain was dropped for the Hockey World League finals in Bhubaneswar, in October, 2017, and was also not included in the Asia Cup Squad in December. In his absence, India struck bronze in World League, and then followed it up with a win over Malaysia in the Asia Cup final to clinch the gold, under Manpreet Singh’s captaincy. ... Read More »

Adani Ports delivers 50 US made GE locomotives to Indian Railways

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZL) has successfully concluded the import and dispatch of 50 General Electric Transportation (GE) locomotives from Mundra port for the Indian Railways with full customer satisfaction and ‘zero’ incident. All 50 locomotives were manufactured by GE Electromotive Division in the US and imported at Mundra port for the Indian Railways, a first for Indian ... Read More »

Virat Kohli is more Australian than Indian: Hayden

The interview was first published in Mumbai Mirror on December 23, 2018 Virender Sehwag once said Matthew Hayden would step out to a new ball bowler and then sledge him… he was a typical Australian cricketer who played the game hard. He finds same qualities in Virat Kohli and says India are the favourties for the series. Excerpts from an ... Read More »

Virat Kohli is the energy of Indian team: Brad Hogg

MELBOURNE: Virat Kohli might have come under sharp criticism from various quarters for his on-field aggressive behaviour but former Australia spinner Brad Hogg on Saturday defended the India captain, saying the visiting team derives energy from him. “Virat Kohli is the energy of this Indian team. He is their clear leader and they feed off him. You just see him ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki’s Swift wins ‘Indian Car of the Year 2019’ award

Maruti Suzuki’s iconic brand Swift has been awarded the Indian Car of the Year 2019 (ICOTY) by a jury of India’s leading automobile experts drawn from across publications. Swift has created a glorious legacy by being the preferred choice of the Indian customers owing to its dynamic features, global styling, sporty, solid and bold stance and power-packed on-road performance. Maruti ... Read More »

WV Raman pips Gary Kirsten for Indian women’s coach job

MUMBAI: Former opener WV Raman was on Thursday preferred over celebrated South African Gary Kirsten for the post of India’s women’s cricket coach despite dissension among the administrators over the selection process. The 53-year-old Raman is currently a batting consultant at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru. His first assignment is the tour of New Zealand beginning next month. READ ... Read More »

Nepal govt to create awareness not to use Indian currency

According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, the decision was taken at the Cabinet meeting held in Kathmandu on Monday. In Nepal using and carrying Indian currency of more than Rs 100 denomination is illegal. After demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes  by the Indian Government, the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) ... Read More »

Hardik Pandya added to Indian team for final two Tests against Australia

MUMBAI: Hardik Pandya could soon be turning out for India in the Boxing Day Test against Australia, which begins on December 26 at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground. A few hours after the all-rounder scored a half-century and took seven wickets against Mumbai in their Ranji Trophy Group A match at the Wankhede Stadium – his first competitive game since ... Read More »

2nd Test: Virat Kohli leads Indian fightback on Day 2 in Perth

PERTH (Australia): Captain Virat Kohli led an Indian fightback on day two of the second Test against Australia at Perth on Saturday. At stumps, the visitors had overcome a terrible start and were 172 for three, still trailing the Australian first innings total of 326 by 154 runs with seven wickets in hand. The imperious Kohli was unbeaten on 82 ... Read More »

Hockey WC: Top Hockey India official yells at Indian players

BHUBANESWAR: A top Hockey India (HI) official yelled at Indian players here at the Kalinga Stadium on Tuesday during the crossover match of the ongoing World Cup between Netherlands and Canada. A former India international player, who was present at the scene, witnessed the incident in the VIP lounge of the stadium. He later spoke to Timesofindia.com, saying that the ... Read More »

IPL 2019 auction: No Indian cricketer in highest base price bracket

NEW DELHI: No Indian cricketer figures in the highest reserve price bracket of Rs 2 crore, in a pool of 346 cricketers who will go under the hammer at the IPL Player Auction in Jaipur on December 18. While 1003 players had initially registered, the final list has been pruned after the eight franchises submitted their shortlist of players, a ... Read More »

Indian Hume Pipe Company receives LoA worth Rs 204.51 crore

Indian Hume Pipe Company has received Letter of Acceptance (LoA) for the work of Rs 204.51 crore from public Health & Municipal Engineering Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh for the work of Kurnool District (NCT) – Package ll – External Aided Project (EAP) -Assistance from Asian lnfrastructure lnvestment Bank (AllB) – Andhra Pradesh Urban Water Supply and Septage Management lmprovement ... Read More »

JSPL supplies 35,000 tonnes rails to Indian Railways

Jindal Steel & Power (JSPL) has supplied 35,000 tonnes of rails to the Indian Railways during July to October. In July, the company had bagged 20% of Rs 2,500-crore global rail tender floated by the railways, becoming the first private player to supply rails to the national transporter. The order is to supply around 1 lakh tonnes of rails over ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc wins Indian Institute of Metals – Non-Ferrous Best Performance Award 2018

Hindustan Zinc received the “Non-Ferrous Best Performance Award 2018” by the Indian Institute of Metals, under the category of Non-Ferrous Large Integrated Manufacturing Plants. The award was presented by Secretary of Ministry of Steel – Mr. Binay Kumar in the 56th National Metallurgists Day Celebrations & 72nd Indian Institute of Metals Annual Technical Meeting at Kolkata held on 14th-16th November 2018. The ... Read More »

Educational institutions built with Indian assistance inaugurated

In Nepal, three educational institutions built with the Indian assistance of 126.60 million Nepali rupees were inaugurated in Kaski district on Saturday. Nepal’s Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari inaugurated Shree Saraswati Tika Higher Secondary School, Lekhnath in Pokhra on Saturday morning. The School has been providing quality education to around 1100 students. Later, Deputy Chief of ... Read More »

Facebook logs 68% jump in data requests from Indian govt in H1 2018

New Delhi : Social networking giant Facebook, which has been under scrutiny over fake news and data leaks on its platform in India and other markets, received 16,580 requests for data from the Indian government during the first six months of 2018, over 68 per cent higher than the year-ago period. According to Facebook Transparency report, the platform offered “some data” ... Read More »

Indian Hotels Company eyeing to sell around 10 properties: Report

Indian Hotels Company is reportedly eyeing to sell around 10 properties in the coming three years, in a bid to bring down its debt and fund its future growth. The company is aiming to cut down its consolidated debt by 30% in the next 18 months, mainly through asset monetization. Indian Hotels Company and its subsidiaries are collectively known as ... Read More »

Mindtree partners with Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

Mindtree has created an endowment focused on Artificial Intelligence research with the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc), India’s premier public establishment for research and higher education in science. This partnership will facilitate teaching and research for AI in both Data Sciences and Natural Language Processing. This endowment will introduce the institute’s students to solving modern business problems using AI ... Read More »

Duke Offshore bags contract from Indian Navy

Duke Offshore has been awarded a contract by the Indian Navy for patrolling of two fast interceptor craft based out of Kolkata, West Bengal. The contract has started on November 10, 2018 and will continue for a period of one year. Duke Offshore is managed by a dynamic group of oil field and marine professionals. The services offered by the ... Read More »

Indian Bank reports 67% fall in Q2 net profit

Indian Bank has reported results for second quarter ended September 30, 2018. The Bank has reported 66.75% fall in its net profit at Rs 150.14 crore for the quarter under review as compared to Rs 451.54 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. However, total income of the Bank increased by 5.23% at Rs 5,129.17 crore for Q2FY19 ... Read More »

Indian Bank raises Rs 110 crore via bonds

Indian Bank has successfully raised further Rs 110 crore under Basel III Compliant Tier 2 Bonds on November 06, 2018, with a coupon rate of 8.85% p.a., tenor at 10 years and call option after completion of 5 years, on private placement basis. The rating agency, CRISIL assigned ‘AAA/Stable’ rating and CARE assigned ‘AAA’ rating to bond. Indian Bank was ... Read More »

PM Modi celebrates Diwali with jawans of Indian Army and ITBP

Distributing sweets and exchanging greetings Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Diwali is the festival of lights; it spreads the light of goodness and dispels fear. Jawans, through their commitment and discipline spread the sense of security and fearlessness among an indebted nation. Prime Minister said that their devotion to duty in the remote icy heights, is an enabler that strengths ... Read More »

Indian Bank raises Rs 290 crore via bonds

Indian Bank has successfully raised funds worth Rs 290 crore under Basel III Compliant Tier 2 Bonds on October 30, 2018 with a coupon rate of 8.90% p.a., tenor at 10 years and call option after completion of 5 years, on private placement basis. The credit rating agency, CRISIL has assigned ‘AAA/Stable’ rating and CARE has assigned ‘AAA’ rating for ... Read More »

NTPC enters into Rs 10,000 crore contract with Indian Railways: Report

NTPC has reportedly entered into a contract with the Indian Railways for transportation of coal from mines to all its plants through fiscal 2020. The contract is for Rs 10,000 crore inclusive of GST. The company will pay the Indian Railways a freight advance towards payment of transport of coal for FY18-19 and FY19-20. First instalment of Rs 2,000 crore ... Read More »

SAIL preparing to supply wheels for Indian railways

Steel Authority of India (SAIL) is preparing for supply of wheels for newly introduced Linke Hoffman Busche (LHB) coaches for the Indian railways. The company is the only domestic producer of forged wheels which are used for high speed trains and locomotives. The company’s Durgapur Steel Plant (DSP) is collective to ensure the timely delivery of wheels and axles to ... Read More »

When girls will want to beat Hima Das, then Indian athletics will be richer: Sanya

The inimitable Sanya Richards-Ross is right up there when it comes to a head count of modern Black American sporting idols. Originally from Jamaica, the Olympic gold-medal winning quarter-miler wears this immense responsibility lightly but with ferocious pride, adding a dash of feminine charm, a no-nonsense attitude, a keen awareness of sporting politics and a deep understanding of the mental ... Read More »

South Indian Bank reports many folds jump in Q2 net profit

South Indian Bank has reported results for second quarter ended September 30, 2018. The Bank has reported over 16 fold jump in its net profit at Rs 70.13 crore for the quarter under review as compared to Rs 4.32 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. Total income of the Bank marginally increased by 2.08% at Rs 1,854.40 ... Read More »

Sterlite Tech bags contract to build, manage Indian Navy’s next-gen Digital Network

Sterlite Technologies has been awarded the confirmed Purchase Order for designing, building and managing the Indian Navy’s digital network. This Rs 3,500-crore project is a multi-year contract, which will include design, execution, operations and maintenance of the Navy Digital Network. The company had in February 2018 announced the award of the Advanced Purchase Order (APO) for this project. This network ... Read More »

South Indian Bank to augment capital up to Rs 500 crore via bonds

South Indian Bank has decided to augment the capital by issue of Basel III compliant Tier II Bonds not exceeding Rs 500 crore in one or more tranches with or without green shoe option, on such terms and conditions as it may deem fit, subject to the approval of regulatory authorities, if any. The Board of Directors of the Bank ... Read More »

Every Indian Wastes Up to 45 litres of Water Per Day

How many of us who drink water from sealed bottles (pet bottle) carry with them if the water is still remaining ? And how many of us throw that water in the nearby plant as we feel this water will become non-drinkable for the next day? Water is not perishable after 24 hours, but it will certainly perish from the ... Read More »

Indian Army jobs for Army Recruitment Rally in Nagpur

About Indian Army The epic history of Indian Army dates back to more than ten thousand chequered years. The two epics of ‘Ramayana’ and ‘Mahabharata’ constitute the fundamental framework around which the edifice of Indian Army is built. The massive epic war ‘Mahabharata’, fought at Kurukshetra in north-central India, has left indelible imprints on the Indian psyche. Fought relentlessly for ... Read More »

PM Modi first Indian PM to prioritise Universal Health Coverage: UK medical journal

Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of the ‘The Lancet’, said the prime minister has grasped the importance of health not only as a natural right of citizens, but also as a political instrument to meet the growing expectations of the emerging middle class of India, which is engulfed in a “swirling epidemic of non-communicable diseases”. “After years of neglect, the Indian Government ... Read More »