The country’s foreign exchange reserves rose by $2.681 billion to touch a new life-time high of $389.059 billion in the week to July 14, helped by increase in foreign currency assets ( FCAs), RBI data showed.
In the previous week, the reserves had marginally declined by $161.9 million to $386.377 billion.
PM reviews progress of UDAY, Mineral Block auctions
PM Modi reviews progress of the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana
PM Modi stresses on roadmap for faster operationalization of mines, post-auction
PM Modi calls for greater coordination between all mineral-related departments during mapping of geological potential regions
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today reviewed the progress of the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY). Senior Government officials briefed him on aspects such as addressing of debt, monitoring frameworks, improvement in financial parameters, operational achievements, and consumer empowerment.
During a presentation on coal mine and mineral block auctions made by senior Government officials, the Prime Minister emphasized on a roadmap for faster operationalization of mines, post-auction. He also called for greater coordination between all mineral-related departments during the survey and mapping of geological potential regions.
Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal, and senior officials from PMO, NITI Aayog and other Ministries were present during the meeting.
The US has decided against disbursement of $350 million in coalition support fund to Pakistan+ after defence secretary James Mattis informed Congress that he was not able to certify that Islamabad has taken “sufficient actions” against the dreaded Haqqani network, a top official said on Friday.
India’s diplomacy power play pays off, Seoul pulls plug on PoK projects. India’s diplomatic power play is paying off with countries rethinking and reviewing decisions to invest in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
The U.S. government will ban Americans from travelling to North Korea due to “the serious risk of arrest” after an American student was jailed while on a tour and later died, the State Department said on Friday.
The DRDO has signed a pact with the Army for developing a medium-range surface to air missile (MRSAM) which will be capable of shooting down ballistic missiles and aircraft.
Mobile phones worth ₹90,000 crore were produced in India in the year 2016-17, according to government data. The imports of mobile handsets also fell to 76 million this year from 146 million in 2015-16.