India, US may conclude water, space debris, S&T pacts

NEW DELHI: India and the US hope to conclude three key agreements on issues, including space and science, at the second edition of the 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Washington on December 18. The two sides are negotiating pacts on science and technology, water, and space that could entail technology transfer and collaboration, ET has learnt. … Read more India, US may conclude water, space debris, S&T pacts

Centre Pitches Rs 33 Crore For Project To Save Satellites From Space Junk

India has 15 communication satellites active in the geostationary orbit. New Delhi: The Centre has proposed Rs 33 crore for an ISRO project to secure Indian satellites from space debris and other dangers, according to documents related to supplementary demand for grants. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had moved a resolution for grant to ‘Project Netra’ … Read more Centre Pitches Rs 33 Crore For Project To Save Satellites From Space Junk

BoG mulling slashing fees for medical courses

NEW DELHI: In what could prove to be a big relief for medical students, a panel tasked with drafting guidelines for fee structure in private medical colleges is mulling slashing fees for half of graduate and post-graduate seats by 70 per cent and 90 per cent respectively. With the process of constitution of National Medical … Read more BoG mulling slashing fees for medical courses

BJP Slams Arvind Kejriwal For Attending Event Amid Delhi Fire

Manoj Tiwari said how can Arvind Kejriwal be so insensitive (File) New Delhi: Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari hit out at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday saying he has shown his “insensitivity” by attending a programme for inauguration of a sewer line project in Timarpur on a day 43 lives were lost in a … Read more BJP Slams Arvind Kejriwal For Attending Event Amid Delhi Fire

Tweet Buster: What to do when you’ve more negatives to deal with on D-Street

NEW DELHI: RBI policy decision, outcome of the Opec meet and lack of clarity on the trade talks between the US and China did not augur well for the domestic equity market this past week, with equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty settling nearly 1 per cent lower. With an economic revival not in sight and … Read more Tweet Buster: What to do when you’ve more negatives to deal with on D-Street

“Brother, Going To Die Today”: Delhi Fire Victim In Last Phone Call

The massive fire, in the Anaj Mandi area of the national capital, was reported at 5.22 am New Delhi: As a massive fire engulfed a Delhi factory early on Sunday, leaving no room for the sleeping workers to escape, a 30-year-old worker from Uttar Pradesh made his last phone call to his brother, requesting him … Read more “Brother, Going To Die Today”: Delhi Fire Victim In Last Phone Call

Bharti Telecom seeks Rs 4,900 crore FDI nod; infusion to make Airtel foreign firm

NEW DELHI: Bharti Telecom, a promoter of Bharti Airtel, has sought government nod for the infusion of Rs 4,900 crore investment from Singapore-based Singtel and other foreign entities, a move that would make the country’s oldest private telecom operator a foreign entity. The fund infusion will enhance foreign stakeholding in Bharti Telecom to over 50 … Read more Bharti Telecom seeks Rs 4,900 crore FDI nod; infusion to make Airtel foreign firm

Rs 2 Lakh For Families Delhi Fire Victims From Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Delhi Fire: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said his prayers are with the bereaved family members. Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday expressed grief over the death of 43 people in a massive fire in Delhi, and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the victims, who were … Read more Rs 2 Lakh For Families Delhi Fire Victims From Bihar: Nitish Kumar

US-based start-up expands in India, Southeast Asia and China

SINGAPORE: India’s building control and energy efficiency market is estimated to touch USD 2 billion a year with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12 per cent over the next three years, according to buildings technology start-up 75F. The US-based building intelligence solutions provider is opening office in Delhi soon, its fourth office in … Read more US-based start-up expands in India, Southeast Asia and China

“Real Hero”: Minister Showers Praise On Delhi Fireman Who Saved 11 People

Satyendra Jain with fireman Rajesh Shukla in LNJP Hospital. New Delhi: The number of dead in the fire at the factory in Delhi could have been much higher had Rajesh Shukla, a firefighter, waited for backup before entering the building. Mr Shukla, who was one of the first firemen to enter the building in north … Read more “Real Hero”: Minister Showers Praise On Delhi Fireman Who Saved 11 People

Global cues, macro-data to set tone for equity markets: Analysts

New Delhi: Developments around US-China trade talks, Fed interest rate decision and release of key macro-economic data in the later part of the week are expected to influence the equity markets, analysts said. The US Federal Reserve interest rate decision on Thursday will be a major event that would be keenly tracked by markets globally. … Read more Global cues, macro-data to set tone for equity markets: Analysts

“Something Deeply Wrong…”: Raghuram Rajan’s Critique Of Government

Raghuram Rajan asked India to join free-trade agreements in order to improve domestic efficiency. New Delhi: Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan said India is in the midst of a “growth recession” that is being run through extreme centralisation of power in the Prime Minister’s Office. In an article in India Today … Read more “Something Deeply Wrong…”: Raghuram Rajan’s Critique Of Government

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