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Increase vigil along borders, foil Rohingya incursion: Govt to forces

The government told Parliament on August 9 that more than 14,000 Rohingyas, registered with the UNHCR, were staying in India.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

Rohingya influx: Govt committed to protecting borders, says Rajnath Singh

Singh will chair a meeting of chief ministers of states bordering Bangladesh in Kolkata tomorrow.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 6th, 2017

Amazon Web Services chosen to deliver Cloud services for govt customers

Govt organisations and state-run banks can now increase agility and speed innovation with AWS's "pay-as-you-go" Cloud services.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 7th, 2017

Affordable Housing Crisis Forces U.S. Homeless Numbers Up for First Time Since Great Recession

A mandatory one-night count turned up an increase for the first time since 2010 and some of America's wealthiest cities might be the reason......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 6th, 2017

Don"t cut martyrs" kids education fund: Navy chief to Modi govt

As per estimates, around 3,400 children of armed forces personnel have been impacted by the decision.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 6th, 2017

No evidence to show Pak govt knew about Osama"s stay in country, says Obama

Osama bin Laden was killed by US forces in May 2011 in a surprise raid at Abbottabad.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 1st, 2017

Moody"s upbeat on steel, says Tata Steel to benefit from govt"s measures

Moody's said that Tata Steel earnings will increase due to newly-added capacity, and the same will remain steady for JSW Steel.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 29th, 2017

Ratings may remain stable for the next couple of years: S&P"s Ravi Bhatia

S&P Ratings Director Ravi Bhatia says although there are some short-term implementation issues, over time, GST should help widen the tax net and increase govt revenues.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 24th, 2017

You may face higher power bills as govt mulls passing on green costs

Installing the new technology would necessitate an increase in tariffs in the range of about 0.50 rupees to 1.25 rupees per unit.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 21st, 2017

Modi govt"s reforms get thumbs-up: Moody"s upgrades India"s bond rating

'Moody's believes that the reforms put in place have reduced the risk of a sharp increase in debt, even in potential downside scenarios' it said.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 16th, 2017

Govt, Opposition see it in black and white

Rahul Gandhi interacted with traders in Surat, took part in a candlelight vigil and also took to social media to criticise demonetisation.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 8th, 2017

Rising material cost forces motorcycle makers to increase prices

Bajaj would suffer a margin loss of 80 bps on account of cost burden.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 7th, 2017

Govt raises ethanol procurement price by 5% for 2017-18

In a boost for the sugar sector, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) raised the basic ethanol price by five per cent, to get distilleries to increase their supply to oil marketing companies (OMCs) for blending with pet.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 1st, 2017

Iraq Punishes Kurds, Plans End to Independent Rule for Key U.S. Ally

The Iraqi government is seeking to regain authority of the region's borders and absorb its security forces into the Iraqi military......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 31st, 2017

Heeding industry"s demand, govt raises duty on polyester fabrics to 20%

The industry had made representations to the government and the GST Council to increase the basic customs duty on fabrics to retain the competitiveness of the domestic manufacturing industry.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 30th, 2017

LIC may participate in govt"s Rs 2.11-lakh cr bank recapitalisation plan

As part of the programme, LIC could also increase its stake in various PSBs which are required to raise Rs 58,000 crore from the capital market, sources said.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 29th, 2017

Rohingya crisis: US shares India"s concern over issue, says Alice Wells

He says, there is a need to ensure that govt in Myanmar stands up responsibly for its commitment to protecting the citizens.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 28th, 2017

SC to hear Centre"s plea on withdrawal of forces from Darjeeling

The West Bengal govt had written to Centre seeking extended deployment of CAPF till Dec 25.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 25th, 2017

Returning Rohingya may lose land, crops under Myanmar plans

Officials have made plans to harvest, and possibly sell, thousands of acres of crops left behind by the fleeing Rohingya, according to govt documents.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 23rd, 2017

Security forces increase footprint in Shopian

CRPF has also moved in a reserve battalion comprising nearly 1,000 men into Shopian.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 22nd, 2017

Govt must increase number of diplomats; have separate exam for IFS: Tharoor

The committee on external affairs in a report had also expressed "grave concern" over the IFS strength.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 20th, 2017