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India, Japan to upgrade defence ties

Updated: 01 September 2014, Monday, 18:05 hrs (IST)
India and Japan decided on Monday to upgrade and strengthen their defence cooperation as they asked officials to launch consultations to promote military equipment collaboration and accelerate discussions on modalities for the sale of Japanese US-2 amphibian aircraft....   | Read..

Modi invites Japanese companies, sets up team under PMO

Updated: 01 September 2014, Monday, 13:33 hrs (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited Japanese businesses to join India's development efforts, promising ....   | Read..

Do not keep taxpayers waiting after giving appointments, CBDT tells I-T officers

Updated: 01 September 2014, Monday, 17:04 hrs (IST)
The Central Board of Direct Taxes has told income tax officers not to keep taxpayers waiting in their offices for getting their work done after giving an appointment....   | Read..

SpiceJet offers Rs 499 fare on domestic network

Updated: 01 September 2014, Monday, 14:55 hrs (IST)
SpiceJet, India’s second- largest airline by market share, on Monday launched another limited period special fare scheme offering customers ticket prices as low as Rs 4...   | Read..

Postcards from Goaltore

Goaltore, a West Midnapore panchayat around 185km from Calcutta, was one of the places that chief minister Mamata Banerjee mentioned in Singapore as potential industrial sites....   | Read..

Think of the planet & go easy on kebabs

A diet with caps on consumption of eggs, chicken, meat, sugar and fat, prescribed by doctors to keep people healthy, may also be critical to curb emissions of greenhouse ga...   | Read..

Hong Kong poll backlash

China has laid down strict limits to voting reforms in Hong Kong, prompting pro-democracy activists to vow to bring the financial hub to a standstill....   | Read..

Arunachal bombshell on Behali killings

Arunachal Pradesh today said an underground outfit from the frontier state had claimed responsibility for the Behali killings on the Assam-Arunachal border earlier in the...   | Read..

Pipeline land row hots up in Paradip

The Jagatsinghpur district administration has threatened the Paradip Port Trust (PPT) with legal action over a land near Sandhkuda on which the port had allowed Indian Oi...   | Read..

All but industry on Idco acres

One more incident about gross misuse of land has tumbled out of the closet to haunt the already beleaguered Naveen Patnaik government....   | Read..

Bible to speak fourth tribal tongue

Gossner Evangelical Lutheran (GEL) Church has said that they had started translating The Bible into Mal Pahariya, a dialect spoken widely by the tribe of the same name inhabi...   | Read..

Cops hope to quiz Bihar judge today

A first-class judicial magistrate of Bihar, who allegedly facilitated the escape of shooter Tara Shahdeo’s estranged husband, is yet to be quizzed because Ranchi police...   | Read..

Session starts today in home of ancient learning after centuries

Nalanda University is ready to set sail at 9am on Monday when the School of Historical Studies and School of Ecology and Environment will hold their maiden classes....   | Read..

Firms make beeline for industries

At least 824 firms, including giants like ITC, have applied for plots in various industrial areas of Bihar Industrial Area Development Authority (Biada). ...   | Read..
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