MC-21, MS-21, russia, russia aircraft, russia commercial passenger aircraft, Boeing 737, Airbus A320, explained news
June 16, 2017 2:26 am

The first deliveries for the MC-21, developed by Irkut Division of the Russian government-owned United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), are expected in late 2018, or early 2019

financial resolution Bill, bank failures, financial stability, Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill 2017, financial firm, RBI, Sebi, IRDA, PFRDA, bankruptcies, EXPLAINED NEWS
June 16, 2017 1:59 am

The government will first form a Resolution Corporation, which is expected to cover all firms regulated by the RBI, Sebi, IRDA and PFRDA.

Sher Bahadur Deuba, nepal cabinet, nepal cabinet expanison, indian express news, world news
June 16, 2017 9:39 am

As the Kathmandu elite, then led by UML prime minister K P Oli, cosied up to the Chinese during the blockade, India watched uncomfortably.

gst, gst council, gst roll out, Hasmukh Adhia, Goods and Services Tax, gst regime, indirect taxes, gst rates
June 15, 2017 12:58 am

Ahead of the July 1 rollout of the Goods and Services Tax , Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia explains nuances of the tax regime and why manufacturers and consumers need not worry about prices rising.

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June 14, 2017 8:44 am

The Indian Express explains how RBI defines farm credit, how it’s disbursed and the dangers of writing off loans.

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June 14, 2017 1:31 am

Steep fall in inflation in May driven primarily by easing of prices of pulses and vegetables, and continues a downward trend of the last three years; there’s no certainty about if and when it will climb. The Indian Express explains.

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June 13, 2017 2:37 am

Despite confirmation of three cases last month, Zika may not be a recent introduction to the country. The director of India’s premier virology research laboratory explains to The Indian Express the nature of the public health concern from the mosquito-borne disease.

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June 13, 2017 11:42 am

Fadnavis’s 70:30 formula, with farmers assured of 70% of proceeds, will hit state’s already struggling co-ops, as key infrastructure issues remain unaddressed.

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June 12, 2017 12:43 am

The Indian Express explains the context and background of an alleged corruption scandal in the acquisition of land for the widening of NH 74 in Udham Singh Nagar district.

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June 12, 2017 12:38 am

First adjudication this month, idea is to ensure quicker resolution of debt pile-ups, free up locked capital for fresh lending.

Indian Universities, QS ranking
June 9, 2017 2:08 am

IISc has done consistently well in citations per faculty. It was ranked number 11 in the world in 2017 with a score of 99.9, and number 18 in 2016 with a score of 99.3.

Urjit Patel, GST, Tax regime, Fintech
June 9, 2017 8:55 am

RBI Monetary Policy Review: Request for meeting came in ‘silence’ period, bank wanted to retrieve ground lost after noteban

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June 8, 2017 12:59 am

Lead author discusses diabetes study

Diabetes, Urban poor, Rural Poor
June 8, 2017 12:54 am

Prevalence of diabetes is increasing among urban poor. Managing the disease costs upwards of Rs 40 daily, beyond reach of many

June 8, 2017 9:20 am

If the polls are proved right in Thursday’s election, we might witness a spectacular political upheaval — a weak coalition government negotiating Brexit with unhelpful EU leaders.

e-cigarette, E-cigarette ban, Food and Drug Administration, FDA, india news, indian express news
June 7, 2017 12:32 am

Selling e-cigarettes has attracted a conviction in Punjab, Maharashtra has taken steps towards a ban, and the Centre last month asked experts to assess its dangers

indian army, pakistan military, india-pakistan relations, jammu and kashmir, line of control, loc, cross-border firing, india news, indian express
June 7, 2017 12:27 am

By being proactive on the LoC, the Army seeks to not only prevent infiltration, but to also claim moral ascendancy over Pakistan

June 6, 2017 1:32 am

No state has the resources to do a one-shot write-off by paying cash to lenders, and a deferred redemption of outstanding loans over a period of 3 to 5 years actually ends up hurting the farmers.

GSLV MK III, GSLV mark III launch, GSAT-19, isro,
June 6, 2017 1:16 am

Today’s launch of a geostationary communication satellite, GSAT-19, is perhaps ISRO’s most important mission in the last three decades.

qatar international ties, qatar ties, middle east nation qatar, qatar bilateral ties, world news, indian express news
June 6, 2017 1:10 am

The bulk of the Indian expat community in the Gulf has traditionally been from Kerala. Of the estimated 6.5 lakh Indians now in Qatar, some 3 lakh are from Kerala.

June 6, 2017 8:25 am

India, Qatar can potentially enjoy a win-win situation with regard to trade, investment. But the crisis involving Saudi poses a complex diplomatic challenge

Qatar, Arab states, United Ar Islamist groups, world news, indian express
June 5, 2017 10:14 pm

Harsh words for the world’s largest natural gas producer, with the highest per-capital income, and host of the 2022 Football World Cup—but to many, this West Asian crisis might seem like it can be condensed into three words: pot, kettle, black.

RBI, India Inc, RBi repo rate,
June 5, 2017 8:05 am

Sub-par growth and overachievement in meeting inflation targets may put the Reserve Bank under pressure to deliver a more than normal repo rate cut

mahendra sharma, rajasthan high court, peacock sex, peacock tears, hindutva, pehlu khan, india news
June 2, 2017 2:31 am

Copious studies conclude that Indian peafowl, a gregarious species, has a complex courtship display that always precedes copulation. Males (peacocks) engage females (peahens) by displaying their elongated train feathers in iridescent colours.

June 2, 2017 2:25 am

Continuous underground fires in the coalfields of Jharia, Jharkhand, have led to steps being planned to move train operations out and rehabilitate residents, but it is no easy task, explains PRASHANT PANDEY

Ganga, Yamuna
June 1, 2017 1:13 am

For judicial purposes, living persons are “juristic persons” to which the law attributes personality for good and sufficient reasons.

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June 1, 2017 12:58 am

Seema Chishti traces history of Constituent Assembly debates leading to Article 48

sand mining, punjab sand mining, sand mining business, sand mafia, india news, punjab news
June 1, 2017 5:03 am

What’s legal and what isn’t in a thriving business that is driven by construction in Punjab and has brought the interests of a minister under the scanner

May 31, 2017 3:07 pm

New research finds flamingos more stable on one leg than two, suggests passive mechanism at work requires very little muscular effort

Babri Masjid, Babri Masjid demolition, supreme court, BL Sharma, Nitya Gopal Das, Ram Vilas Vedanti, Dharam Das, Satish Pradhan, indian express news, india news
May 31, 2017 8:53 am

Babri Masjid demolition case: A look at CBI chargesheet leading to special court framing conspiracy charges against top BJP leaders in Babri demolition case

OBOR, India china relations, narendra modi, asea africa relations, world news
May 31, 2017 1:31 am

The two governments hope that the project would be cheaper option and have a smaller carbon footprint when compared to China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative.

zika virus, zika mosquito, mosquito diseases, indian express
May 31, 2017 7:03 am

Just like dengue and chikungunya, widespread and endemic in most major cities here, the virus is spread by the same vector, the Aedes mosquito.

reservoir levels, water storage levels, vadodara water reservoir, ajwa water reservoir, indian express
May 30, 2017 5:04 am

Country’s 91 major reservoirs now have 10% more than expected levels for this time of year, and 27% more than same time last year; southern reservoirs short but arrival of showers and normal monsoon forecast raise hopes of fresh infusion of water.

May 29, 2017 12:05 am

Ramadan Abedi, father of the 22-year-old bomber Salman Abedi, was among those who got asylum in Britain in the mid-1990s after fleeing Libya following a failed jihadist plot against Muammar Gaddafi

Kashmir, jammu and kashmir, J-K, Indian army, army, Major Gogoi, Human shield, stone pelting, geneva Conventions, protocol, world wars, LTTE, Syria war, india news, indian express news
May 26, 2017 3:12 am

Both terrorists and governments are alleged to have used them — in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Syria and Israel

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May 26, 2017 2:24 am

Maj Gogoi says Dar was instigating a mob that was throwing stones to discourage people from voting, and was attacking election officials.