Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has started a scheme allowing students to use their hostel rooms as entrepreneurship offices at a low expense.
Switzerland has found India’s data security and confidentiality laws “adequate” for entering into an automatic exchange of information pact, according to reports. The pact will reportedly open continuous access to details about alleged black money hoarders in Swiss banks.
In July 2017 an Indian shipyard completed the first warship built in India for export. The ship is a 105 meter (226 foot) long 2,400 ton OPV (Offshore Patrol Vessel) for the Sri Lankan Navy.
The government is hopeful that the strategic Chabahar Port will be operational by 2018, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said.
Congress lost yet another power perch with the defeat of the opposition’s candidate in the vice-presidential election, in what marks the party’s final exit from the power matrix that consolidated in its favour during the decade of UPA rule.
Widows from Vrindavan would tie rakhi on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s wrist in Delhi tomorrow on the occasion of Rakshabandhan that celebrates the brother-sister bond. A special programme was organised at the five-century-old Gopinath temple in Vrindavan, where rakhis were packed in beautifully decorated baskets carrying sweets.
US President Donald Trump wants Pakistan to change its policy of supporting militants who have safe haven in the country and are causing great losses, the media reported on Sunday.
Kalyani group and Israel’s state- run Rafael Advanced Defence Systems together commissioned a Rs 70 crore anti-tank, guided missile production facility Thursday. Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems, the joint venture between the two with 51 per cent ownership resting with Kalyani group, would be the first private sector entity to manufacture such weapon systems in the country.
Hindustan Petroleum Corp plans to buy low-sulphur oil from the United States in the next few months for its 166,000 barrel per day (bpd) Vizag refinery in southern India, company executives said on Friday.
Economist Dr Rajiv Kumar was tonight named as the new Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, five days after the incumbent Arvind Panagariya announced that he would quit to return to academics.