Day: July 11, 2019

In a first, Centre approves quarantine facility of Australian Merino in JK

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 11: In a major boost to improve the quality of sheep in J&K, Government of India for the first time has approved quarantine facility of imported Australian Merino sheep in J&K instead of earlier practice of quarantine at a Delhi facility.  A […]

Sensex jumps over 200 pts; bank, metal stocks soar

Mumbai, Jul 11: Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 200 points in early trade Thursday tracking strong cues from global markets after US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hinted at a rate cut soon. The 30-share index, however, gave up some gains to trade 106.35 points, or 0.28 […]

Rahul Gandhi to appear before Ahmedabad court in defamation case

Ahmedabad, Jul 11: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will appear before a metropolitan magistrate’s court here Friday for the hearing of a criminal defamation suit filed against him by Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank and its chairman Ajay Patel. Gandhi would appear before the court, said Gujarat Congress spokesperson Manish Doshi. […]

14 killed, 79 injured in Pakistan train collision

Lahore, Jul 11: At least 14 passengers were killed and 79 others injured on Thursday when an express train rammed into a stationery freight train in Pakistan’s Punjab province, officials said. The Quetta bound Akbar Express collided with the stationary freight train at the Walhar Railway Station in Sadiqabad […]

India to receive below-average monsoon rains in next two weeks

MUMBAI – India may receive below-average rainfall in the next two weeks with a large deficit in the soybean and cotton growing central and western regions, a weather department official said on Thursday, raising concerns over the output of summer-sown crops. Monsoon rains are crucial for farm output […]

CBI raids prominent lawyers who took on BJP leaders

NEW DELHI – The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the offices and homes of two top human rights lawyers on Thursday in an investigation into foreign funding for their NGO, prompting criticism they were being targeted for political reasons. The CBI conducted searches relating to a case […]

India-U.S. trade talks to restart Friday with little sign of compromise

NEW DELHI – Indian and U.S. trade negotiators will meet on Friday, with little sign of a compromise on a series of protectionist measures taken by the two governments in recent months that have strained ties between the strategic partners. U.S. President Donald Trump has been putting pressure […]

Exclusive: Walmart told U.S. government India e-commerce rules regressive, warned of trade impact

NEW DELHI – Walmart told the U.S. government privately in January that India’s new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties, a company document seen by Reuters showed. The lobbying effort yielded no result at the time – India implemented the […]

Shri Mansukh Mandaviya to flag off vessel with Bhutan cargo to Bangladesh

via Indian Inland Waterways tomorrow Movement first of its kind – connects landlocked Bhutan to Bangladesh open view news desk Taking ahead the Prime Minister’s vision of promoting Inland Waterways, Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) and Chemical & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya will flag off an inland waterways […]

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