Trump urged to prioritise removal of trade barriers by India

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 24 Top US lawmakers have urged President Donald Trump to prioritise the elimination of trade and investment "barriers" by India during his upcoming meeting with Prime...

Jun 24, 2017 9:30 PM | Newsscroll

Ind-AS migration to raise banks' capital need by 30%: Mundra

Mumbai, June 23 Reserve Bank deputy governor SS Mundra today said migration to Ind-AS accounting is likely to increase banks' provisioning requirements by a hefty 30 per cent, putting additional...

Jun 23, 2017 8:27 PM | Newsscroll

Pakistani citizens gasp for clean air

Islamabad, Jun 22 Furhan Hussain moved to Islamabad seeking fresher air, only to find Pakistan's leafy capital in a semi-permanent haze. Frustrated, he joined a vanguard of citizens monitoring...

Jun 22, 2017 10:28 PM | Newsscroll

India inks pact with World Bank for co-financing AP power proj

New Delhi, Jun 22 India today signed an agreement with the World Bank for co-financing loans worth USD 570 million for 'Power for All' project in Andhra Pradesh.The total cost of the project is USD...

Jun 22, 2017 7:52 PM | Newsscroll

Rural Haryana has become open defecation free: state govt

Chandigarh, June 22 All rural areas including 6,025 gram panchayats in Haryana have become Open Defecation Free (ODF), the state government claimed today.The state government is now working on an...

Jun 22, 2017 6:12 PM | Newsscroll

Rajiv Gauba to be new Home Secretary

New Delhi [India], June 21 : The Centre on Wednesday named Rajiv Gauba as the next Home Secretary and Subash C Garg as the next Secretary for Department of Economic Affairs. Gauba, the...

Jun 20, 2017 11:54 PM | Newsscroll

Top-level bureaucratic reshuffle: Rajiv Gauba next Home Secy

Eds: With additional inputsNew Delhi, Jun 21 Urban Development Secretary Rajiv Gauba was today named as the next Home Secretary as part of a major top-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected today.He...

Jun 21, 2017 10:05 PM | Newsscroll

Secy-level bureaucratic reshuffle: Rajiv Gauba next Home Secy

Eds: Changing a figure in para 2New Delhi, Jun 21 Urban Development Secretary Rajiv Gauba was today named as the next Home Secretary to succeed Rajiv Mehrishi, who completes his term on August...

Jun 21, 2017 9:38 PM | Newsscroll

Secy-level bureaucratic reshuffle: Rajiv Gauba next Home Secy

New Delhi, Jun 21 Urban Development Secretary Rajiv Gauba was today named as the next Home Secretary to succeed Rajiv Mehrishi, who completes his term on August 30.Besides him, 16 new secretaries...

Jun 21, 2017 9:29 PM | Newsscroll

World Bank sanctions 44 million dollars for ASPIRe

Guwahati, June 21 World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved a loan assistance of 44 million dollars for the Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms (ASPIRe) Project.The loan...

Jun 21, 2017 5:40 PM | Newsscroll