Day: February 5, 2020

Russian S-400 missile delivery to India to begin by end-2021: RIA citing official

MOSCOW – Russia will begin delivering S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to India by the end of 2021, agency RIA Novosti on Wednesday quoted a Russian official as saying. India signed a $5 billion deal for S-400 missiles in 2018, drawing warnings from the United States that such an […]

India guards against virus at car show dominated by Chinese firms

NEW DELHI – India will press ahead with its biennial auto show this week with local staff replacing representatives of Chinese automakers that will showcase cutting-edge electric vehicles and connected cars despite travel disruption from the caronavirus outbreak. With the death toll from the virus outbreak in China […]

Railway stations with world class facilities

open view news desk Ministry of Railways has planned for redevelopment of railway stations through Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC), Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) and other Central Government agencies, through simplified procedures and for longer lease tenure. Accordingly, IRSDC and RLDA are undertaking the techno-economic […]

IOCL signs first Term contract for importing Russian crude oil to India

open view news desk The Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and Mr Igor Sechin, CEOand Chairman of Rosneft, held the bilateral meeting here today. Both leaders also witnessed the signing of the first-ever Term Contract between IOCL and Rosneft for importing 2 […]

Atal Innovation Mission collaborates with Ministries to stimulate Innovation in various sectors

open view news desk With a vision to bring together the stakeholders of the food processing and agriculture sector in India, Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog (AIM) today started a series of innovation demo days where start-ups, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), entrepreneurs, corporate partners and sector […]

Last century’s epidemics more deadly than today’s

Before the emergence of the new coronavirus, which has sparked worldwide panic, other epidemics had struck earlier in the 21st century, but were less deadly than the previous century’s pandemics. An overview. – 21st century epidemics – – 2013-2016: Ebola – The deadliest epidemic of the haemorrhagic fever […]

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific asks all staff to take unpaid leave

Hong Kong’s flagship carrier Cathay Pacific is asking its entire workforce to take up to three weeks of unpaid leave, its CEO announced Wednesday, as the airline faces a crisis in the wake of the new coronavirus outbreak. The request lays bare desperate times at Cathay, which was […]

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