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Rama Krishna August 11, 2016

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) recently ruled against India’s Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) for setting up solar power plants. Yet, there are ways to meet DCR in a way that it does not violate the multilateral trading norms. To backtrack a bit, the national solar target was revised to an ambitious 100 GW in 2015, […]

Rama Krishna August 11, 2016

Kolkata: Aimed at easing access to silk-related web resources, a portal on sericulture designed by Indian researchers comes with a built-in search engine to enable quick and accurate data mining and also seeks to protect indigenous knowledge on the subject. Developed by researchers at Bioengineering Research Laboratory, Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati, the portal is called […]

Rama Krishna August 10, 2016

New Delhi, Aug 10: At a time iPhone sales are dipping worldwide, young and aspirational India may hold out hope for Apple as it readies to launch the latest version of its iconic phone next month. Although in keeping with the global trend, iPhone sales have registered a drop in India as well, Apple CEO […]

Rama Krishna August 10, 2016

Hyderabad, Aug 10: Pharma exports in the first quarter of fiscal 2016-17 have come down by 4-5 percent, causing concern among Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council of India (Pharmexcil) and ministry of commerce and industry, which have convened two meetings this month with top exporters. “In the first three months the growth has not been on […]

Rama Krishna August 9, 2016

Mumbai, Aug 9: Caution over the upcoming monetary policy review, along with lower global crude oil prices, dented the Indian equity markets during the early morning session on Tuesday. Consequently, the key indices trade marginally in the red, as heavy selling pressure was witnessed in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), consumer durables and information technology […]

Rama Krishna August 9, 2016

New York, Aug 9: The beleaguered micro-blogging website Twitter is looking to rent space at its headquarters in San Francisco to other companies. According to sfgate.com, Twitter has contacted San Francisco brokerage firm Cresa to market 183,642 square feet of “fully furnished” office space at its two buildings in Market Square. “We’re always looking at […]

Rama Krishna August 8, 2016

Mumbai, Aug 8: The key Indian equity indices on Monday morning opened in the green following firm global cues.The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 122.77 points or 0.44 per cent higher during the morning session. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 25.35 points or 0.29 per cent […]

Rama Krishna August 8, 2016

Lucknow, Aug 8: The authorities have begun the process of shifting out of Lucknow city 500 factories located in densely populated areas in violation of safety norms, an official said on Monday. The Lucknow district administration has asked fire department, municipal corporation, and labour department to give a final report on these factories so that […]

Rama Krishna August 8, 2016

New Delhi: The union government has spent over Rs 1,000 crore over seven years to modernise madrasas or Islamic educational institutions, according to data released by Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar in the Lok Sabha. The government increased the spending on the Scheme for Providing Quality Education in Madrasas (SPQEM), launched in 2009-10, […]

Rama Krishna August 6, 2016

New Delhi, Aug 6: KFC India on Saturday announced its partnership with Bollywood actor-producer Ajay Devgn for its add HOPE initiative. It is aimed to raise funds to provide meals to underprivileged children in the country. KFC India, along with beneficiaries of World Food Program (WFP) and India Food Banking Network (IFBN), hopes to provide […]