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Need to infuse new dynamism into stale India-France ties

Mar 09 2018

Emmanuel Macron as the French President last year and the rapid economic reforms in both nations seem to have put a new energy in this relationship.

DoT unveils strategic plan for operational synergy of telecom PSUs

Feb 22 2018

The telecom dept unveiled a strategic plan for bringing together state-owned companies and organisations in sector for promoting greater operational synergy among them.

Nagaland needs strong & stable government: PM Modi

Feb 22 2018

PM Modi said a BJP-NDPP government in Nagaland would plug the loopholes causing wastage of public money and work towards improving road connectivity in the state.

France's AFD keen to invest 100 mn euros in smart city project

Feb 18 2018

French development bank AFD has shown interest to fund 100 million euros (around Rs 800 crore) for India's smart cities mission, a finance ministry official has said.

DoT to seek Cabinet nod on new telecom policy by April: Secy

Feb 07 2018

The telecom ministry today said it hopes to place the proposed New Telecom Policy before the Cabinet for approval by April.

Red carpet has replaced red tape: Puri to Japanese investors

Jan 23 2018

Red carpet has replaced red tape, Hardeep Singh Puri said, as he invited Japanese to invest in sectors such as renewable energy, electronics and smart city projects.

Khandu thanks Centre for including Itanagar in Smart City list

Jan 20 2018

Pema Khandu thanked PM Modi and Union Minister of State (Independent) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri for including Itanagar in the smart city list.

Canada-India initiative for training of smart city planners

Jan 09 2018

Twenty cities of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan are likely to have a fast-track development under a new Indo-Canadian initiative to train smart city planners.

Vote for BJP to develop Karnataka faster, says Adityanath

Jan 07 2018

UP CM Yogi Adityanath urged the electorate to vote for the BJP again in the ensuing Karnataka assembly elections to step up development in the state.

Smart City: Centre to announce next 10 cities' names by Jan-end

Dec 08 2017

The Centre will announce the next set of 10 cities for funding under the Smart City Mission by January-end next year.

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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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