News  /  Published 28.03.22

West Bengal govt denies leave to employees during 48-hour central trade union strike

The Mamata Banerjee government has cancelled all kinds of leaves for its employees on Monday and Tuesday after a 48-hour nationwide strike was called by the joint forum of central trade unions to prot...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 27.03.22

Strike likely to hit key services

Some of the essential services related to banking, transportation, railways and electricity are likely to be impacted during a two-day nationwide strike called by a joint forum of central trade unions...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.22

Bengal strike: Office must

The West Bengal government on Saturday asked all its employees to report for duty during the 48-hour nationwide strike on March 28 and 29, failing which they will be issued show-cause notices. The TM...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 20.03.22

Iran offers crude under rupee-rial trade

Iran has offered to help India meet its energy needs by relaunching the rupee-rial trade for export of oil and gas, said Iranian ambassador to India Ali Chegeni. Chegeni said if both the countries re...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 19.03.22

Battered but not broken

Russia's first McDonald's store opened in 1990, just months after the fall of the Berlin Wall. It was a potent symbol that the Cold War was ending and a great ideological wound healing. Now e...
By Flavio Macau in Perth


Opinion  /  Published 09.03.22

Inhuman rights

Even after the Second World War, there have been numerous conflicts between countries, civil wars within nations, and continuous instances of ethnic hatred and racial violence. The list is long: Korea...
By Anup Sinha

Business  /  Published 07.03.22

Economic ties with UAE set to explode

The Narendra Modi-government signed its first free trade deal in February with the United Arab Emirates. In an interview with The Telegraph, Thani bin Ahmed al Zeyoudi, UAE minister of state for forei...
By Sambit Saha

Business  /  Published 03.03.22

Trade gap shoots up 61% in February

India’s trade deficit shot up 61 per cent in February to $21.19 billion  from $13.12 billion  a year ago. Over the 11 months of the fiscal (April to February), deficit jumped almost 9...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.02.22

Rupee trade with Russia on agenda

India is exploring ways to set up a rupee payment mechanism for trade with Russia to soften the blow on New Delhi of Western sanctions imposed on Russia after its invasion of Ukraine, government and b...
By Our Bureau & Reuters in New Delhi/Mumbai

News  /  Published 24.02.22

India’s tea exports likely to be hit during Russia-Ukraine crisis

Tea planters and exporters are “extremely worried” over the possible impact on their shipments to Russia, India’s second largest buyer of tea, in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine ...
By PTI in Kolkata


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