Donald Trump signs budget bill after threatening veto

Mar 24 2018

Backing down from his earlier threat to veto the spending bill, leaving both Congress and Democrats reeling, the Trump signed the $1.3 trillion budget bill.

Trump says he is considering vetoing Omnibus Spending bill

Mar 23 2018

President Donald Trump said that is considering vetoing the USD 1.3 trillion Omnibus Spending Bill.

Supreme Court rejects Trump over 'Dreamers' immigrants

Feb 27 2018

The US Supreme Court asked Trump administration to maintain protections for immigrants brought illegally into the US as children.

White House rejects bipartisan Senate immigration plan

Feb 16 2018

The White House rejected on Thursday a bipartisan U.S. Senate proposal to protect young “Dreamer” immigrants and tighten border security.

Def ministry clears mega purchase of weapons for armed forces

Feb 13 2018

The ministry said "essential quantity" of Light Machine Guns (LMGs) will be through the "fast track" route at an estimated cost of over Rs 1,819 crore.

Defence Ministry's nod for procuring 7.40 lakh assault rifles

Feb 13 2018

The Defence Ministry cleared a proposal to buy 7.40 lakh assault rifles at a cost of Rs 12,280 crore for the three services, officials said.

Trump signs deal to end brief govt shutdown, increase US spending

Feb 09 2018

The US Congress ended a brief government shutdown by reaching a wide-ranging deal that is expected to push budget deficits into the $1 trillion-a-year zone.

US service members in DACA will generally not be deported: Mattis

Feb 09 2018

Mattis said that service members in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program will not be deported, other than a few exceptions.

No progress on 'Dreamers' as another US shutdown looms

Feb 03 2018

The US Congress made no notable progress toward a deal on the status of “Dreamer” immigrants, with Trump saying that one “could very well not happen” by next month.

Trump for 'fair, equitable, merit-based' immigration system

Feb 02 2018

Trump has reaffirmed that he favours an immigration system which is fair, equitable and based on merit instead of visa lottery, a mechanism he described as "terrible".

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To add platform capabilities in the insurance segment which contributes 15% of total business

The Acquisition is expected to close within the next 3 months


Sells Essar Steel loan to Deutsche Bank

Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel

Bank has taken a 38% haircut

Rs 1600 cr is expected earnings to the bank from the deal

Economic Times Reports


To Sell 50% stake in prime Mumbai office assets to Blackstone for $1.3bn

The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai

To convene shareholder’s meet on 23rd March in regard to the proposed divestment

Mint Reports


Gets Order Worth Rs 230 Cr From NTPC

To perform the pressure part metallurgy upgradation for 3 660MW super critical steam generators

Will help NTPC commission the 3x 660MW plant started 12years


Declared L1 bidder for EPC Project in UP worth Rs 677cr from NHAI

The completion period for the project is 30 months

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