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Business Standard India
UPSC invites applications for youth officer in NSS: How to applyThe Union Public Service Officer is inviting applications for the posts of Yout
Business Standard India / Posted 57 minutes ago
The Union Public Service Officer is inviting applications for the posts of Youth Officer in the National Scheme Service (NSS). The NSS, an organization under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is a national public service program which aims to... Read more
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dna
Sonia and Rahul congratulate Kovind, Cong hopes Prez-elect shows 'mirror of truth' to govtsaid this election was not about numbers but a "fight for our ideology and prin
dna / Posted 9 hours ago
said this election was not about numbers but a "fight for our ideology and principles". "This is a struggle for upholding India's pluralism, diversity and composite culture. This is the true soul of India that we seek to defend," he said.... Read more
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Business Standard India
GST rules are taking a human toll on Surat powerloom industry; here is howtextile markets. Almost all the workers hail from other states — Bihar, Odisha
Business Standard India / Posted 9 hours ago
textile markets. Almost all the workers hail from other states — Bihar, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh, among others. While the government and the media's attention has been drawn towards the textile trading community, trying to make its voice heard... Read more
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dna
Killings in name of cow sentiment unacceptableFacing attacks over lynching incidents, the government today asserted that kill
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
Facing attacks over lynching incidents, the government today asserted that killings in the name of cow "sentiments" was unacceptable and said the state governments should take stern action against those indulging in such violence. Finance Minister... Read more
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asianage
How you'll do Air India stake sale, Tata Group asks govtasked us how do you want to do it, what will you do with debt, what will happen
asianage / Posted 22 hours ago
asked us how do you want to do it, what will you do with debt, what will happen to the subsidiaries,” HT quoted an unnamed government official as saying. A decade ago, the troubled national carrier had acquired Indian Airlines and since then it... Read more
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Business Standard India
From Air India sell-off to ONGC-HPCL deal, Vajpayee imprint on Modi movesThe buzz about the Narendra Modi government's reformist credentials has just go
Business Standard India / Posted 23 hours ago
The buzz about the Narendra Modi government's reformist credentials has just got a bit louder, but one cannot avoid experiencing a sense of deja vu. The nature of the initiatives made and the instruments of reforms that have been used by the Modi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Premium Times Investigation, 11 Others Named for Global Shinning Light Awardand systematically diverted to extremist groups, including the Islamic State. A
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and systematically diverted to extremist groups, including the Islamic State. After the story was published, the European Union announced it would monitor the flow of weapons and several countries reviewed their policies. "Corruption and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Aviation safety regulator DGCA flies into inflight Hindi debateMUMBAI: India's aviation regulator has directed airlines to carry more Hindi ne
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
MUMBAI: India's aviation regulator has directed airlines to carry more Hindi newspapers and magazines so that equal numbers in both English and Hindi languages are offered to passengers, seemingly overstepping its role as an air safety enforcer and... Read more
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asianage
Air India privatisation is unpatriotic, say ex-employees"illogical" in a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju. The l
asianage / Posted yesterday
"illogical" in a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju. The letter also says that the the government's priority should be to restructure the airline's huge debt. The All India Airlines Retired Personnel Association (AIARPA), which... Read more
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Business Standard India
Lok Sabha paves the way for 15 IIITs to grant degrees to studentsstatus to the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) in PPP mode w
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
status to the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) in PPP mode was passed by the Lok Sabha today, with the government saying the fees for the poor students will not increase and that reservation law will apply there. It also seeks... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian Nuclear Power Programme - newkerala news #255444and developed to achieve large-scale use of thorium for the generation of comme
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
and developed to achieve large-scale use of thorium for the generation of commercial nuclear power which is a part of India's three stage nuclear power programme. Thus, AHWR is not only a stepping stone to the third stage but also expected to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Cabinet approves selling 51% stake in HPCL to ONGCThe brand of HPCL will stay post merger with ONGC. HPCL will become a subsidiar
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
The brand of HPCL will stay post merger with ONGC. HPCL will become a subsidiary of India's largest oil producer and its board will continue to be in place. Earlier in the day it was reported that the merger plan was on Union Cabinet’s agenda for... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rich nations also need welfare programs to deal with shocks: KPMGdisasters, economic crises and climate change. Britain, in the early stages of
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
disasters, economic crises and climate change. Britain, in the early stages of Brexit negotiations to leave the European Union, moved into the top 10. The United States moved up eight places to 12, while Syria and Somalia ranked bottom of the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Bengaluru, Hyderabad still most active in office spacetransformation, automation, artificial intelligence and protectionism due to a
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
transformation, automation, artificial intelligence and protectionism due to a tighter visa regime under the current US government, which could force IT firms to tread more cautiously,“ said Ramesh Nair, CEO & country head at JLL India. Earlier... Read more
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The Economic Times
Countries need more than money to cope with shocks : Global reportdisasters, economic crises and climate change. Britain, in the early stages of
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
disasters, economic crises and climate change. Britain, in the early stages of Brexit negotiations to leave the European Union, moved into the top 10. The United States moved up eight places to 12, while Syria and Somalia ranked bottom of the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ahead of sell-off, Air India may offer voluntary retirement to 15,000 staffersbuyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
buyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official said, one of the largest such offers in India's state sector, as the carrier slashes costs ahead of a 2018 sale. The official, who could not be named as the plans... Read more
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Business Standard India
Air India sell-off: Not offering voluntary retirement to staffers, says CMDNational passenger carrier Air India's Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani L
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
National passenger carrier Air India's Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani on Tuesday that the airline has no plans to offer a VRS (voluntary retirement scheme) to its employees. "There is no such proposal for VRS," Lohani said. Earlier,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Air India employees' genuine and valid interests to be safeguard: Ashwani LohaniNEW DELHI: National passenger carrier Air India's Chairman and Managing Directo
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: National passenger carrier Air India's Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani on Tuesday reassured employees that their "genuine and valid interests" will be safeguard during the process of divestment. Addressing the employees in a... Read more
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asianage
Air India CMD tells staff will safeguard your interestsassured employees their interests would be "safeguarded" as he sought to allay
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
assured employees their interests would be "safeguarded" as he sought to allay concerns over possible layoff following the government's decision to sell its stake in the national carrier. "I would like to reassure all my employees that during the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ahead of sell-off, Air India may offer voluntary retirement to 15k staffersbuyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
buyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official said, one of the largest such offers in India's state sector, as the carrier slashes costs ahead of a 2018 sale. The official, who could not be named as the plans... Read more
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asianage
Air India eyes proposal to offer voluntary buyouts to 1/3rd of its staffbuyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
buyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official said, one of the largest such offers in India's state sector, as the carrier slashes costs ahead of a 2018 sale. The official, who could not be named as the plans... Read more
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The Economic Times
Ahead of privatisation, Air India eyes bumper staff buyoutbuyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
buyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official said, one of the largest such offers in India's state sector, as the carrier slashes costs ahead of a 2018 sale. The official, who could not be named as the plans... Read more
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Reuters
Ahead of privatization, Air India eyes bumper staff buyoutbuyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
buyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official said, one of the largest such offers in India's state sector, as the carrier slashes costs ahead of a 2018 sale. The official, who could not be named as the plans... Read more
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The Economic Times
IOC-Oil India Merger On the CardsEven as the Union Cabinet is getting all set to bless the mega ONGC-HPCL merger
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
Even as the Union Cabinet is getting all set to bless the mega ONGC-HPCL merger, ET Now exclusively learns that the Narendra Modi government has already zeroed in on another mega transaction between PSUs to create yet one more oil behemoth. ET Now... Read more
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dna
DNA Exclusive: I&B Ministry snubs suggestions by Niti Aayog, says they're ill-conceivedschools Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and Satyajit Ray Film and
dna / Posted 4 days ago
schools Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), and merging India's premier journalism school Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) with the Centre for Media Studies of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Health insurance firms to create database on fraudulent claimsclaims. GI Council Chairman R Chandrasekaran told Business Standard the measur
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
claims. GI Council Chairman R Chandrasekaran told Business Standard the measure was independent of any directions from the Union finance ministry. However, Business Standard has learnt that the department of financial services, of the finance... Read more
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asianage
Calls for law change after Indians left in dark over data leakssystems, police have told Reuters. Jio did not respond to requests for comment
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
systems, police have told Reuters. Jio did not respond to requests for comment. In contrast to companies in the European Union, which has stringent data protection standards, companies in India do not have to disclose data breaches to clients,... Read more
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dna
Opposition looks to corner govt in Par over several issuesprotests, Kashmir unrest, action of law enforcement agencies against some oppos
dna / Posted 4 days ago
protests, Kashmir unrest, action of law enforcement agencies against some opposition leaders over alleged corruption and India's stand-off with China are likely to dominate the Monsoon Session beginning tomorrow. The Lok Sabha as well as the... Read more
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The Hindu
4 killed, 6 missing in Gujarat amid monsoon floodsafter being swept away in rain waters since Saturday morning. Six others are mi
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
after being swept away in rain waters since Saturday morning. Six others are missing", said Pankaj Kumar, a senior state government official, adding the National Disaster Response Force was searching for survivors. The force, plus India's... Read more
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New Kerala
Congress urges Centre to resolve India-China border stand-off diplomatically - newkerala news #254192pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress Party said on Friday. Party leader
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress Party said on Friday. Party leader Anand Sharma said the party considers India's security and integrity as paramount and that's why they have urged the Centre to resolve the border stand-off through... Read more
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The Economic Times
Market worth billions awaits UK firms: Harsimrat Kaur BadalLONDON: Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has urged UK companies to participa
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
LONDON: Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has urged UK companies to participate in India's food processing value chain, saying a market worth $600 billion is waiting for the British firms. The Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing was... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sikkim standoff: We stand united with Modi govt, says CongressThe Congress on Friday urged the government to engage diplomatically with China
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
The Congress on Friday urged the government to engage diplomatically with China to deescalate the situation in Doklam and resolve the border crisis without compromising on India's national interests. Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma... Read more
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asianage
Calls for law change after Indians left in dark over data leakssystems, police have told Reuters. Jio did not respond to requests for comment
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
systems, police have told Reuters. Jio did not respond to requests for comment. In contrast to companies in the European Union, which has stringent data protection standards, companies in India do not have to disclose data breaches to clients,... Read more
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The Hindu
EU, India set up fund for investmentsEuropean Union (EU) and India on Friday announced the establishment of an Inves
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
European Union (EU) and India on Friday announced the establishment of an Investment Facilitation Mechanism (IFM) for EU investments in India. "The mechanism will allow for a close coordination between the European Union and the Government of India... Read more
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dna
All participants expressed strong support for India's approach and need for national unity: MEA after all-party meetThe importance of India and China to remain engaged through diplomacy was under
dna / Posted 6 days ago
The importance of India and China to remain engaged through diplomacy was underlined at a briefing by senior Union ministers to political parties on the situation in Dokalam, the External Affairs Ministry said today. There is a stand off between the... Read more
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dna
'Nation is first - be it China or Kashmir': Opp and Centre on the same pageThe government told opposition leaders that China is constructing roads near th
dna / Posted 6 days ago
The government told opposition leaders that China is constructing roads near the international border hampering the country's strategic interests and NSA Ajit Doval will put forward New Delhi's position before his Chinese counterparts later this... Read more
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Reuters
Calls for law change after Indians left in dark over data leakssystems, police have told Reuters. Jio did not respond to requests for comment
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
systems, police have told Reuters. Jio did not respond to requests for comment. In contrast to companies in the European Union, which has stringent data protection standards, companies in India do not have to disclose data breaches to clients,... Read more
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New Kerala
European Union and India establish an Investment Facilitation Mechanism - newkerala news #254208New delhi, July 14: European Union (EU) and India today announced the establish
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New delhi, July 14: European Union (EU) and India today announced the establishment of an Investment Facilitation Mechanism (IFM) for EU Investments in India. The mechanism will allow for a close coordination between the European Union and the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
As America retreats, the world moves forward on tradewho are now busily filling up their own dance cards, all while the United State
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
who are now busily filling up their own dance cards, all while the United States shuffles along alone. - The European Union-Japan trade deal. This potential agreement, announced ahead of the recent G-20 summit in Germany which underscored... Read more
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New Kerala
People have misunderstandings about GST: Union Minister Piyush Goel - newkerala news #253888that we can come to know at what places. The bill needs more improvement," he s
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
that we can come to know at what places. The bill needs more improvement," he said. He added that the Central or the State Government cannot individually benefit and bring change from the GST. He said that the change would come with the whole... Read more
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New Kerala
Irani's remark against Rahul as fake as her degree: newkerala news #253806New Delhi , July 13 : The Congress Party on Thursday said Union Minister Smriti
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
New Delhi , July 13 : The Congress Party on Thursday said Union Minister Smriti Irani's statement against party vice-president Rahul Gandhi was as fake as her degree. "Smriti Irani's statement is as fake as her degree. Irani thinks she can gain... Read more
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New Kerala
Irani to Rahul: Kashmir facing challenges, courtesy Nehru-Gandhi family - newkerala news #253788New Delhi , July 12 : Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday tore int
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
New Delhi , July 12 : Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday tore into Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for holding Prime Minister Narendra Modi responsible for Amarnath terror attack and said history stands evidence that the challenges... Read more
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Herald Sun
Air India break-up an optionparts to make it attractive to potential buyers, as it reviews options to dives
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
parts to make it attractive to potential buyers, as it reviews options to divest the loss-making flagship carrier, several government officials familiar with the situation said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet gave the go-ahead last month... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Air India break-up an optionparts to make it attractive to potential buyers, as it reviews options to dives
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
parts to make it attractive to potential buyers, as it reviews options to divest the loss-making flagship carrier, several government officials familiar with the situation said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet gave the go-ahead last month... Read more
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News.com.au
Air India break-up an optionparts to make it attractive to potential buyers, as it reviews options to dives
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
parts to make it attractive to potential buyers, as it reviews options to divest the loss-making flagship carrier, several government officials familiar with the situation said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet gave the go-ahead last month... Read more
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dna
Irani's remark against Rahul as fake as her degree CongressThe Congress Party on Thursday said Union Minister Smriti Irani?s statement aga
dna / Posted 8 days ago
The Congress Party on Thursday said Union Minister Smriti Irani?s statement against party vice-president Rahul Gandhi was as fake as her degree. ?Smriti Irani?s statement is as fake as her degree. Irani thinks she can gain brownie points by... Read more
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New Kerala
Cabinet approves establishment of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in Varanasi - newkerala news #253688New Delhi, July 12: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narend
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
New Delhi, July 12: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the establishment of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), South Asia Regional Center (ISARC) at campus of National Seed Research and... Read more
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New Kerala
Shri J P Nadda launches the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination - newkerala news #253695New Delhi, July 12: Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
New Delhi, July 12: Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare launched the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination (2017-22) at a function, here today. The Strategic Plan gives year wise elimination targets in various parts... Read more
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dna
'Modi's personal gain = India's strategic loss + sacrifice of innocent Indian blood': Rahul GandhiBlaming the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-People's Democratic Party (PDP)
dna / Posted 8 days ago
Blaming the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-People's Democratic Party (PDP) Government in Jammu and Kashmir for the recent terror attack on the Amarnath Pilgrims, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra... Read more
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Business Standard India
After dieselgate, VW's low-cost deal with Tata Motors for India under radarsaid in March he was giving the job to the group's Czech brand Skoda, which is
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
said in March he was giving the job to the group's Czech brand Skoda, which is now leading partnership talks with India's Tata Motors. Mueller's nine-member management team has also started to hold regular meetings outside of its northern... Read more
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