Northeast states to benefit from GST

GST Bill
Eight states of Northeast region  are among the states which are likely to benefit from the GST rollout on the midnight of June 30th and July 1st. Contrary to certain misconceived notions in certain quarters, GST will offer these States an opportunity to realize fiscal growth in tandem with the more developed states of India and thus make up for their own shortcomings.… Read More

ONGC Start -Up Fund


ONGC has launched the ‘ONGC Start-Up Fund’ on 14th August 2016. ONGC, SINE and IIT Bombay entered into a MoU to work together for incubating innovative ideas and business Start-Ups in the Energy Sector at the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) of IIT Bombay.

The Pitching Session to select Start-Ups under ONGC Start-Up Fund was held recently… Read More

US and India to create fair & reciprocal trading relationships

US keen to work

US President Donald Trump has said that his country is keen to work with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on creating a “fair and reciprocal” trading relationship between the two nations. Trump said he looks forward to working with India to create jobs in both the countries, to grow their economies and to create fair trading relationship.

He also calls… Read More

US and India call on Pakistan to stop terror attacks

India & US

India and the United States called on Pakistan urging it to ensure that its territory is not used to launch cross-border terror strikes. They also asked it to expeditiously bring to justice the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai and Pathankot attacks. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump vowed to strengthen efforts to fight terrorism and … Read More

GST to benefit consumers, traders in long-term

Venkakiah Naidu

Ahead of the roll-out of Goods and Services Tax (GST), Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu said there may be some initial “hiccups”, but the new tax regime will help consumers and traders in the long-term.The GST, nation’s biggest tax reform since independence, is set to be implemented from July 1.

“The midnight of June 30 will usher in… Read More

USIBC sets up India task force on civil aviation


The US-India Business Council has constituted a task force to identify opportunities in the Indian civil aviation sector.The task force, chaired by engine maker Pratt & Whitney’s managing director (India) Palash Roy Chowdhury, will focus on identifying opportunities based on the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP), a release said today.… Read More

Paytm Mall helps car and bike dealers get online

Paytm Mall

Paytm Mall is helping car and bike dealers come online by digitising their catalogues, and is also boosting online discovery through QR codes.This has helped over a thousand dealerships across the country to reach a wider set of customers.

Dealers are also using the QR code as a medium to drive sales without the need of managing a large inventory, Paytm said in… Read More

In talks with India over Mansarovar pilgrimage issue: China

Mansarovar pilgrimage

China today said it was in talks with India over the denial of entry to 47 Indian pilgrims who were scheduled to travel to Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet through the Nathu-la pass in Sikkim.”According to my information, the two governments are in touch over this issue,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Suhang told reporters, declining to … Read More

Yashaswini Deswal bags gold in 10m air pistol

Yashaswini Deswal

India’s Yashaswini Singh Deswal has won a gold at the women’s 10 metre air pistol event in the ISSF Junior World Championship.
In the event being held in Suhl, Germany, yesterday her medal consolidated India’s second position in the medals tally at the end of Day Two, with two gold, one silver and one bronze. China top the standings. Earlier… Read More

Manohar Parrikar inaugurates 3 day MODI Fest

Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the three-day MODI Fest at Kala Academy in Panaji today. Mr Parrikar said, it’s a programme for taking the achievements of the government to the common people. He said after taking initiatives, it is also important for the government to inform people about them.

The MODI Fest showcases the progress of various… Read More

Whenever India & US work together,world reaps benefits

India & US work

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that whenever India and US work together, the world reaps benefits.In a signed article in the Wall Street Journal, he said, the two countries have partnered on global good.

Mr Modi said, collaborative efforts between the two countries to find affordable vaccines for rotavirus or dengue, joint studies of gravitational… Read More

Vijay Goel congratulates Shrikanth Kidambi

Shrikanth Kidambi

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel has congratulated Shrikanth Kidambi on winning the Australian Open Badminton Super Series. In a message Shri Goel said, “Srikanth’s performance has been truly exceptional and his recent wins have made the nation proud. I shall be delighted to meet and honour him very soon. We are committed towards… Read More