Day: January 30, 2019

Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania awards 4th annual Carnot Prize to Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal

Carnot Prize is the Kleinman Center’s annual recognition of distinguished contributions to energy policy through scholarship or practice  Carnot Prize is the most prestigious award in the energy sector  This award to Shri Piyush Goyal is a recognition of the pathbreaking transformations in India’s energy sector under the […]

Jet Airways says actively engaged with aircraft lessors

New Delhi, Jan 30: Jet Airways is actively engaged with all its aircraft lessors and are being updated about efforts to improve liquidity, the airline said Wednesday amid flight cancellations due to grounding of aircraft. The crisis-hit carrier also said that flight cancellations were necessitated due to a scheduled […]

Mamata dares PM to prove she took money for paintings

Birbhum (WB), Jan 30: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prove that she took money selling her paintings. The TMC chief’s strong reaction comes after BJP president Amit Shah Tuesday alleged Banerjee’s paintings were bought by chit fund owners for crores of […]

Don’t use visit to ailing person to feed political opportunism: Parrikar to Rahul

New Delhi, Jan 30: Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday accused Congress president Rahul Gandhi of using his courtesy visit to him for “petty political gains”, asserting that there was no mention of the Rafale issue in their five-minute meeting. BJP president Amit Shah also ripped into […]

For US-China trade talks, hopes are high, expectations low

WASHINGTON — U.S. and Chinese negotiators start two days of high-level talks Wednesday aimed at settling a six-month trade war that has weakened both sides, shaken financial markets and clouded the outlook for the global economy. Yet the odds seem stacked against any substantive resolution this week to […]

Sebi proposes relaxed norms for REITs, InvITs to increase access to investors

New Delhi :  Sebi has proposed a new set of framework for REITs and InvITs in order to provide flexibility to the issuers in terms of fund raising and increasing the access of these investment vehicles to investors. Under the proposal, minimum allotment and trading lot for publicly issued […]

Brexit deal not open to renegotiation: EU leaders

Brussels :  European leaders moved quickly Tuesday to reject an attempt by Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May to re-open talks on the Brexit divorce deal, as British lawmakers voted to demand changes. When May signed the withdrawal agreement in November, both she and the other 27 EU leaders hailed […]

AP CM calls for protests on budget day; says Centre ‘cheated’ state

Amaravati (AP) :  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Wednesday said February 1, the day the central government will present the budget in Parliament, will be a “black day” for the state, and called for protests. In his daily teleconference with the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders, Naidu […]

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