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    ED Attaches Rs 1.53 Cr Assets In Notes Ban Case

    The Enforcement Directorate has attached assets worth Rs 1.53 crore in connection with its money laundering probe into alleged black money generation post demonetisation in Bihar's Gaya.The central probe agency said it has issued a provisional attachment order against two flats and a house in Muzzafarpur in the state along with some bank deposits, under the provisions of the Prevention of...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    Centre To Exit 3 ITDC Hotels, Handover Stakes To State Govts

    As part of the disinvestment exercise, the Centre today decided to exit three ITDC hotels including Jaipur Ashok and handover them to the state governments concerned.The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the transfer of India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC) hotels Jaipur Ashok and Lalitha Mahal Palace Mysore to...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    12 Out Of 15 Meghalaya Govt PSUs Incur Nearly Rs 400 Cr Loss

    Twelve of the 15 Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) in Meghalaya have incurred a revenue loss of nearly Rs 400 crore, officials said today.The revelations were made today during the presentation made by the heads of these PSUs to the Assembly Committee on Public Sector Undertakings headed by former chief minister S C Marak."Taking cognizance of the report of the Comptroller and...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    US Senate Passes USD 700-Billion Defence Spending Bill

    The US Senate has overwhelmingly approved the nearly USD 700 billion defence spending bill for 2018 which seeks to develop a strategy for Indo-US defence cooperation and adopts a tough approach on Pakistan's action against terror outfits like the Haqqani network and the LeT.As part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2018, the legislation was passed 89 to 8 votes with...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    'Events & Activation To Soon Become A Billion Dollar Industry'

    On the 10th anniversary of the Event & Entertainment Management Association of India (EEMA), Ernst & Young released a white paper that profiles the events industry using various parameters. The report was unveiled by Ashish Pherwani, Media & Entertainment Advisory Leader Ernst & Young, LLP in the presence of Sabbas Joseph, President, EEMA. According to the findings...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    India Ready To Work Above And Beyond Paris Climate Deal: Swaraj

    India today reaffirmed its commitment to the landmark Paris climate change agreement, saying it is willing to "work above and beyond" the pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, during a UN 'Leadership Summit on Environment Pact', said that India had been at the forefront of the debate on environment and development.Her...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    Bayer Sees Delays, Expects To Close $66-B Monsanto Deal By Early'18

    German drug and agrochemicals major Bayer expects to close acquisition of Monsanto by early 2018 as the talks with regulators around the world and other stakeholders are in advanced stages.Bayer had in September 2016 agreed to take over the American seeds major Monsanto for USD 66 billion, ending months of wrangling with a third sweetened offer that marked the largest all-cash...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    Foreign Exchange From Tourism Rose In Aug '17 As Against Aug '16: Ministry

    Foreign exchange earnings (FEEs) from tourism in the month of August this year were Rs 1369 crore more than that during the same period last year, the tourism ministry has said.The ministry, which records FEEs every month, said the earnings in August 2017 stood at Rs 13,922 crore as against Rs 12,553 crore in August 2016 and Rs 11,411 crore in August 2015.There was a...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    How IoT Is Transforming Indian Job Market

    One sector which has been the most affected in the weak job market and evolving technologies, it is the IT sector. Skill demands are changing rapidly and job growth has been slow, merely 5-6 percent. Job Opportunities Although being overcrowded, IT is still relevant across all industries, including banking and healthcare.

    • 15 hrs ago
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    10th Edition Of NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum Launched In Partnership With Mphasis

    NASSCOM Foundation, in partnership with Mphasis, on Wednesday (20 September) has announced the launch of the tenth edition of the NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum (NSIF) to foster use of technology to create sustained social impact. The program instituted since 2008, identifies, honours and supports, innovative Information and Communications Technology (ICT)...

    • 15 hrs ago

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