A Rs 10,000 cap on the education fee paid to the children of military personnel killed in the line of duty has been removed, the government announced.
As many as 6 sectors, including defence industries and ports, have failed to attract any FDI during Apr-Dec period of the current fiscal, Parliament was informed.
In a press release, the trade bodies including CII urge Sitharaman to allot land for a centre of excellence too to share technologies related to defence equipment.
An explosion in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least three people and wounded two in an apparent attack on a foreign contractor company, officials said.
"We are signing nuclear treaties as a commitment to non-proliferation and are not supportive of illegal spread,” she said.
Pakistan and Russia discussed defence and security relations and held talks on various global and regional issues of mutual interest, the Foreign Office said.
A parliamentary panel rapped the government over repeated terror attacks on defence establishments and raised concern over their perimeter security.
Defence PSUs and ordnance factories in the country have a lot of potential but they need to be revitalised and made more dynamic, Sitharaman said.
Sitharaman said an advanced light helicopter will be pressed into service for rescuing those trapped in the forest fire in Tamil Nadu, due to the hostile terrain.
Swaraj called on Macron here and discussed ways to further enhance the India-France Strategic Partnership that was forged in 1998.
Acquires Cynosure Inc and Cynosure Interface Solutions for $31mn and Rs13cr respectively
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
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