Wednesday, August 22 2018

April 28, 2018

Indian Journalism is as spicy as its spices: Irani

New Delhi-Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting Smt Smriti Zubin Irani said pointed out during the speech that an average Indian spends 200 minutes a day on mobile app and that 65% of video consumption in our country is only from rural areas and is slated to grow further. In this scenario, the media and entertainment industry should think about what new things can be offered to the consumers.She was addressing the 69th Valedictory session of Development Journalism Course at

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April 24, 2018

India will oposse Protectionism in all forms – Shushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj said protectionism in all its forms should be rejected and reaffirmed its belief in an economic globalisation which is more open, inclusive and equitable amidst new trade barriers cropping up across the world, especially in the United States.She was addressing to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Foreign Ministers.She said tha we believe that economic globalisation should be more open, inclusive, equitable and balanced for mutual benefits. “Protectionism in all its forms

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April 24, 2018

US is planning to end work permit for spouses of H1-B visa holders

Trump admin arms immigration officials to outright reject H-1B applications

US Citizenship and Immigration Services said that US is planning to end work permit for spouses of H1-B visa holders to work legally in the US.The plans include proposing regulatory changes to remove H-4 dependent spouses from the class of aliens eligible for employment authorisation, reversing the 2015 final rule that granted such eligibility.USCIS Director Francis Cissna said, such action would protect the interests of American workers.

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April 24, 2018

Business Beyond Borders, International SME Convention 2018 in New Delhi

New Delhi-Delegates from 37 countries are participating in the first ever International SME Convention being held in New Delhi.Some of the participating countries are Australia, Austria, France, Indonesia Italy, Kenya, Korea, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sri Lanka, South Africa and UAE. Delegates from these countries are representing small enterprises of their countries in the sectors of agriculture, healthcare, strategic defence training, education, logistics, digital entertainment and waste management. The Convention will be also hosting over 400 entrepreneurs

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April 24, 2018

Modi and Jinping will discuss about threat of rising protectionism

Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will discuss globalisation and the threat of rising protectionism at their informal summit at Wuhan this week and the world will hear very positive voices said China.Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said that at Wuhan.Two leaders will exchange views on overarching long term strategic issues as well as the latest trends of the world so that the world will develop in a more stable way.Further he said Donald Trump ‘America

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April 23, 2018

Night bazaar envisaged as part of Jaipur Smart City

Jaipur-To revitalise urban public spaces and socially activating the area besides generating economic activity, Jaipur Smart City Ltd (JSCL) has planned to develop night bazaar at Chaura Rasta, in the heart of Pink city. The JSCL would register up to 700 vendors who will be allowed to set up stalls, including eateries, between 9pm and 1am. The project will provide entertainment, culture and shopping to citizens after office hours.

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April 23, 2018

Bengaluru Smart City to develop Intelligent Traffic Management Solution

Bengaluru-To improve traffic management in Bengaluru Smart City, a prototype of an intelligent traffic management solution is currently being tested in collaboration with the Electronics City Township Authority (ELCITA). It will provide traffic information that is currently unavailable, and help improve management of commuter traffic. It involves capturing video streams from several cameras and processing them using artificial intelligence so that typical traffic management tasks such as vehicle detection, traffic density estimation and control of traffic lights can be automated

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April 23, 2018

Diu Smart City becomes first to run on 100% Renewable Energy during Daytime

Diu Smart City has become the first city in India, that runs on 100% renewable energy during daytime setting a new benchmark for other cities to become clean and green. Diu had been importing 73% of its power from Gujarat until last year. It has now adopted a two-pronged approach whereby a 9 MW solar park spread over 50 hectares rocky barren land has been developed besides installing solar panels on the roof tops on 79 government buildings thereby generating

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April 22, 2018

Indian economy is expected to accelerate in 2018-2019 – Urjit Patel

Washington-India growth is expected to expand at 7.4 per cent in the next fiscal said RBI Governor Urjit Patel.He was addressing the IMF Committee in Washington.He said Indian economy turned in a resilient performance in 2017-18, and it is expected to accelerate in 2018-2019.Mr Patel said, global demand is now improving, which should encourage exports and boost fresh investments. He said, this could help accelerate the pace of growth.

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April 22, 2018

PNB approached Hong Kong court against Nirav Modi in fraud case

New Delhi-Hong Kong authorities have been approached and recovery writ has been filed against companies of Nirav Modi,said Punjab National Bank.Nirav Modi is accused of a 13,000-crore rupee fraud.China, earlier this month, had said Hong Kong was free to accept India’s request to arrest Nirav Modi on the basis of the local laws of the region and judicial agreements between the two.

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