Everything you need to know about Sector 24: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Sector 24: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, May 17 (IANS) The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has that it will cut 1,400 jobs over the next two years as part of plans to restructure its retail head office operations in Britain, a media report said.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its approval to the Swedish retailer IKEA for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in single-brand retail.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee presented the Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) Meritorious Awards on Friday at the fourth Public Sector Day function held at Vigyan Bhavan here.
National Insurance Company Limited a fastest growing Public Sector Non-life Insurance Company has published job opportunity for the Assistants in various states.
Gurgaon, April 8 (IANS) A lecturer at the University Institute of Law and Management Studies (UILMS) here was arrested Monday for molesting and harassing a third year law student, police said.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said his government would act decisively to boost India's economic growth and roll out more reforms such as liberalising the foreign direct investment (FDI) regime in the coming months.
Nairobi, March 28 (IANS) Kenya's tourism earnings dropped marginally to $1.12 billion in 2012 from the previous year when it recorded $1.14 billion, an official said.
Panchkula (Haryana), March 22 (IANS) A CBI court here Friday sentenced two Gurgaon-based doctors to seven years' rigorous imprisonment each for their role in the Gurgaon kidney sale scam that made national headlines in February 2008.
Accra, March 12 (IANS) Ghana expects $581 million in petroleum revenues this year, an official said here.
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, on Saturday strongly made it clear that India will be forced to consider other options, if ceasefire violations continue from the Pakistan side.
Gurgaon, Jan 9 (IANS) A domestic help of a retired colonel decamped with jewellery worth Rs.20 lakh on her first day of work, police said Wednesday.
IBPS CWE clerk evening session online exam held on 15th December 2012 has been cancelled. IBPS has decided to cancel the clerical exam for recruitment in Public Sector Banks due to some unforeseen circumstances.
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A 55?year?old man was killed when his car caught fire in the capital, police said Saturday.
New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): Canadian Sports Minister Bal Gosal called on his Indian counterpart Jitendra Singh here today and exchanged ideas on identifying areas of cooperation between the two countries.
Panchkula (Haryana), Nov 1 (IANS) Haryana Police Thursday began preliminary investigations following a complaint that senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka has received a threat call on his official landline phone.
New Delhi, Oct 9 (ANI): Asserting that the nation appreciates the high standard of professionalism shown by citizen soldiers, Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Tuesday said the Territorial Army has a great responsibility in augmenting the regular Army, be it during times of war, or in war-like situation, or in the wake of natural calamities.
New Delhi, Oct.5 (ANI): Confederation of Indian Industry Director-General Chandrajit Banerjee has described the Union Cabinet's approvals for the Insurance Bill, Pensions Bill, and the revision of the Companies Bill and the Competition Bill as being of great significance, as it marks the continuation of the reforms thrust that began on 13th September.
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A 31-year-old woman was shot dead Tuesday by two men on a motorcycle while she was going to drop her four-year-old son to school in a rickshaw, police said.
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) To ease the burden on farmers specially in drought-hit areas, the cabinet Thursday decided to release Rs.10,901 crore to banks as interest subvention for crop loans up to Rs.300,000 to farmers in FY 2012-13.
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Raghuram G Rajan, former IMF chief economist, took charge as chief economic adviser (CEA) in the finance ministry Wednesday.
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has offered $150 million loan for expansion of railway tracks and improving overall service.
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will review the annual performance of banks and financial institutions relating to agriculture credit, micro, small and medium enterprises credit, housing loans, education loans, gross and net non performing assets along with slew of measures initiated by the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance in the areas of improving productivity and efficiency in the Public Sector Banks here on Tuesday.
Gurgaon, May 30 (IANS) A 25-year-old man committed suicide by jumping from the seventh floor of his office building here Wednesday, police said.
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) A construction company employee was found dead in the posh Gomtinagar area early Monday with his face battered beyond recognition, police said.
Gandhinagar, May 8 (IANS) A man accused of murdering a doctor and her mother Tuesday escaped from police custody from a court here, police said.
Gurgaon, May 7 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman jumped to her death Monday from the sixth floor of an apartment building, police said.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The National Advisory Council (NAC) has pulled up the central government for failing to formulate a social security package for India's 430-million informal sector workers even though the Unorganised Workers' Social Security Act (UWSSA) was passed three years ago.
Khartoum (Sudan), April 20 (Xinhua-ANI): Rebels in Sudan's troubled Blue Nile state said on Friday that they had killed 79 Sudanese soldiers in the latest battles on the border with South Sudan, where armed clashes have been taking place since last September.
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): As directed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, a review meeting of the Port Sector taken in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) examined the progress made in the implementation of PPP projects in major ports and the progress of dredging activities.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A 25-year-old Shiv Sena candidate in Sunday's Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls was stabbed by two unidentified people Thursday, police said adding that he is out of danger.
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Nationalisation of banks was a path breaking step in deploying financial services for transformation of the economy, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday and added that India needs to develop an integrated banking delivery model to promote financial inclusion and economic growth.
Skardu (Pakistan), Apr.7 (ANI): An avalanche has reportedly buried about 135 Pakistani Army soldiers, including a colonel in the Gayari Sector near the Siachen Glacier.
Washington, April 6 (IANS) China's financial supervision has made significant progress but more efforts are needed to meet challenges ahead, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said.
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)'s eastern wing is eyeing to double its turnover in the next five years to Rs.54 billion, a top official of the power plant equipment major has said.
Islamabad, Nov 21 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani and his accuser, Mansoor Ijaz, have been continuing with their internet war on the memo scandal.
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): India and Poland on Wednesday agreed to enhance the bilateral cooperation in the films Sector.
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved the policy for acquisition of raw material assets abroad by profit making Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs).
New Delhi, Oct 11 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will present the Prime Minister's Shram Awards for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010 at the Vigyan Bhawan here on Thursday.
Jalandhar (Punjab), Oct.6 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) personnel ha reported the successful seizure of 27 kilograms of heroin and foreign currency worth Rs.1, 98, 500.
New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid today met United Kingdom's Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice Kenneth Harry Clarke to further strengthen co-operation between both countries in the field of law.
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Britain's Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Lord David Howell, on Wednesday emphasized the need for moving away from coal to natural gas to achieve reduction in greenhouse emissions.
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved further modification of the 'Revised Relief Package of Assistance for the Animal Husbandry Sector for Tsunami affected areas' of Andaman and Nicobar islands.
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet with the Chief Executive Officers of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) and financial institutions here tomorrow to review their annual performance.
New Delhi, June 17(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has stressed on the need to sustain and pursue the efforts currently underway to reform the international and national policy regimes for better managing the forces of globalization.
Manila, Apr. 19 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide up to 150 million dollars in credit guarantees to help India scale up its use of solar power as a major renewable energy source.
Islamabad, Mar 2(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani have strongly condemned the assassination of the Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today announced various incentives for micro, small and medium enterprises while presenting this year's union budget.
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Vilasrao Deshmukh on Wednesday stressed the need for continued adherence to good corporate governance practices and increased sensitivity to social obligations.
New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): The Delhi Government has approved two development projects of the Public Works Department (PWD) amounting to Rs 17.19 crore.
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Union Textiles Minister Dayanadhi Maran on Tuesday said India has the potential to increase its textile share in the world trade from the current level of 4.5 percent to eight percent to reach 80 billion dollars by 2020.
New York, Oct 7 (ANI): India's Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has called global investors to participate in the India's growth, saying the country is poised to expand its growth by nine per cent.
New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that the Central Government is committed to give 'Public Sector Enterprises' the necessary flexibility and autonomy to operate effectively in a competitive environment.
New Delhi, Aug.28 (ANI): Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday appreciated the monetary help contributed to Prime Minister's Relief Fund by the Indo Tibetan Border Police for Leh flash flood victims.
New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): An amount of rupees 322.65 crore has been outstanding against user Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)/Other organisations towards cost of deployment of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), as on March 31, 2010, the Government stated on Tuesday in the Lok Sabha.
New Delhi, Jan 19(ANI): India and Finland signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here on Tuesday to promote cooperation and exchange of information relating to the Information Security Sector between the two countries.
Guwahati, Dec.27 (ANI): Sleuths of Assam Police have nabbed a youth, suspected to be a cadre of outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) group and seized explosives from his possession.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI) : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved the proposal of Department of Telecommunications regarding continuation of reservation quota for Indian telecom Industry (ITI) Limited.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): The Ministry of Corporate Affairs will observe an 'India Corporate Week' from today.
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the first Conference of State Ministers of Food Processing Industries here today.
New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the first Conference of State Ministers of Food Processing Industries here tomorrow.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India's $2.5 billion entertainment industry is little affected by the slowdown and has emerged as the highest spender on advertisement and the best paymaster, says a study conducted by a leading lobby.
Washington, April 21 (IANS) India, China, South Korea, Brazil and Mexico will see some of the largest gains in their quota shares in the International Monetary Fund to bring them closer to their evolving position in the world economy.
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): Australian trade unions want Prime Minster Kevin Rudd to stop banking jobs going offshore, after his government rejected calls to have the deposit guarantee withdrawn from banks that move jobs out of Australia.
New Delhi, Feb 13, (ANI): The special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Friday awarded the death sentence to Moninder Singh Pandher and Surinder Koli for their respective roles in the Nithari mass murder case.
New Delhi, Feb 12, (ANI): A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court, which was hearing the Nithari killing case, on Thursday convicted the main accused Mohinder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surinder Koli. Judge Rema Jain said she will pronounce the quantum of sentence on Friday.
New Delhi, Jan.14, (ANI): The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Australia's Arrow Energy for corporation in Coalbed Methane Sector.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) India's leading utility vehicle manufacturer Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (M&M) Tuesday launched its luxury sedan XYLO from its Nashik plant.
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The oil sector crisis is expected to improve over the weekend as some striking officers have started returning to work, a senior industry official said here Friday.
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) With the strike by employees of public sector oil companies crippling oil supply across the country, the Territorial Army Friday deployed three battalions at the Hazira terminal in Gujarat, Palam airport in Delhi and the Nawashava port in Mumbai.
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has said the government must urgently address the strike by oil public sector unit (PSU) officials, which ran into its third day Friday, and withdraw punitive action against protestors.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (IANS) The Orissa government will invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to tackle the ongoing strike by employees of public sector oil companies, a state official said Thursday.
Mumbai, Jan 8 (ANI): Employees of the country's state-run oil firms are continuing with their indefinite strike over a demand for higher pay and perquisites, hitting operations at four refineries and disrupting natural gas supply.
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) The group of ministers (GoM), constituted by the central government to look into the higher wage demands of public sector oil companies' officers, should 'act fast', the head of an officers' association said Saturday.
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Around 50,000 officers in public sector oil companies across the country are going on an indefinite strike from Jan 7 demanding a wage hike, the head of an officers' association said Friday.
The global financial turmoil is now worsening the Indian economy after October this year; however, service sector has shown moderation in growth figure between
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Despite the global downturn slowing mergers and acquisitions (M&A), 20 such deals worth $9.15 billion took place in the country's telecom sector this fiscal, said an industry lobby study released Wednesday.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Meira Kumar today said that the Government is proposing to formulate a comprehensive National Policy on issues related to prevention of alcoholism and drug abuse.
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Officers of the public sector oil companies have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Nov 18, demanding improved pay scales.
Sao Paulo, Oct 25 (DPA) The possibility that Ferrari driver Felipe Massa may become the first Brazilian to win the Formula 1 World Championship since 1991 has increased anticipation around the upcoming Brazilian Grand Prix: 10 days before the race, it was sold out, and only a few tickets were available for qualifying sessions.
To boost the Urea sector and to meet the rising demand of fertilizers, the government on Friday has approved a new Urea Policy that will attract
Srinagar, July 30 (ANI): Pakistani troops again fired at Indian forces at the Nariya Post in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara Sector on Wednesday, violating the ceasefire agreed between the two countries along the Line of Control (LoC).
Gurgaon, July 11 (ANI): People in Gurgaon will start getting CNG from Saturday. Announcing this Senior Vice President of Haryana City Gas Distribution company promoted by SKN Bentex Group of Industries M S Khatkar said that the gas would be available for Gurgaonites at the rate of Rs. 27.50 per kg which is about Rs. Ten per kg as compare to Delhi.
New Delhi, July 5 (ANI): The Central Board of Trustees of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation today has deferred its decision on the interest rates of 2008-09 till its next meeting.
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today gave its approval for implementation of the existing Central Sector scheme.