International Fertiliser Association hires Rakesh Kapur as Chairman

New Delhi [India], May 25 (-NewsVoir): Rakesh Kapur, Joint Managing Director, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO), has been elected as the Chairman of the International...

May 25, 2017 6:49 PM | Newsscroll

IMF approves loan to Mongolia to finance reforms

Beijing, May 25 The International Monetary Fund said Thursday lenders have approved a USD 5.5 billion financing package for Mongolia to support reforms meant to revive economic growth and reduce...

May 25, 2017 3:08 PM | Newsscroll

Farmers must have access to 24/7 power supply: Naidu

Kota (Rajasthan), May 24 Union minister Venkaiah Naidu today said the state government is working to ensure that farmers have 24/7 power supply, even as he emphasised on the need for diversification...

May 24, 2017 11:12 PM | Newsscroll

Govt nod for 2.5 pc of road fund for National Waterways

New Delhi, May 24 To boost inland water transport, the government today approved allocation of 2.5 per cent of the Central Road Fund for National Waterways (NWs) that would result in about Rs 2,000...

May 24, 2017 8:47 PM | Newsscroll

US not to contribute more than 25 pc of UN peacekeeping budget

From Lalit K JhaWashington, May 23 The Trump administration today proposed to eliminate its funding to various climate change projects of the United Nations and said it would not contribute more...

May 23, 2017 9:49 PM | Newsscroll

'Crowd-funding can be an effective tool to help the disabled'

Mumbai, May 23 Eight-year-old Yash Chaudhri from Mumbai was one among the many disabled waiting for an extension to their unstable foot, before crowdfunding helped him with prosthetic limbs.There...

May 23, 2017 1:02 PM | Newsscroll

Agriculture, Food Security key to cementing Indo-African ties: Jaitley

Gandhinagar (Gujarat)[India], May 23 : With the changing global landscape for agriculture and food security, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that India and Africa can emerge as key...

May 23, 2017 11:54 AM | Newsscroll

Saudi, UAE pledge $100 mln to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

Riyadh, May 22 Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged USD 100 million to a women's business fund supported by Ivanka Trump, daughter of the president who today wound up a visit to...

May 22, 2017 8:39 PM | Newsscroll

Modi government's economic report card portends promising future

New Delhi [India] May 22 : The economic report card of the Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government portends promising future. The Modi Government took charge in...

May 22, 2017 8:20 PM | Newsscroll

Raj: GRAM to begin in Kota from May 24

Kota, May 21 The Rajasthan government will hold a series of seminars for agriculture experts and farmers during the Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet (GRAM) here from May 24 to May 26.On the first day,...

May 21, 2017 9:45 PM | Newsscroll