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BSNL plans satellite phone service for all in 2 years

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New Delhi: State-run BSNL is planning to extend satellite phone services for all citizens in two years that can work at any corner of the country and remain immune to breakdown of mobile services during natural calamities. “We have applied to International Maritime Organisation. It will take some time to complete the process. In 18-24 Read More

India on right path to becoming global steel player: Steel Association

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New Delhi: India turned net exporter of steel this year and the trend is expected to continue as the metal’s quality has become globally competitive, according to Indian Steel Association. This is the beginning for India towards becoming a global player, the association said. The country is no doubt on the right path. “It is Read More

Finance ministry initiates process for finding new SBI chief

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New Delhi: The finance ministry has initiated the process for finding new chief of the country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) as Arundhati Bhattacharya’s extended term comes to an end on 6 October. “Department of Financial Services has communicated to Banks Board Bureau the emerging vacancies at the top level of PSU banks Read More

RBI guidelines on P2P lending platform likely by June-July

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New Delhi: The Reserve Bank is expected to come out by June-July with guidelines to regulate the Indian peer-to-peer (P2P) lending market. The RBI had floated a consultation paper in April 2016 on the Indian P2P lending that has been taking roots in India. The discussion paper is to be followed by formal guidelines for Read More

Sabzar Bhat killing: Curfew-like restrictions imposed in Kashmir

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Srinagar: Authorities in Kashmir on Sunday imposed curfew-like restrictions in many parts of the valley to maintain law and order in view of the protests following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Bhat in an encounter with security forces. The restrictions have been imposed in seven police station areas of Srinagar, officials said. Restrictions Read More

Mann Ki Baat: Modi says constructive criticism strengthens democracy

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New Delhi: Two days after the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) celebrated its third year in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he appreciated “constructive criticism.” “Constructive criticism strengthens our democracy,” Modi said on Sunday in his monthly radio address Mann Ki Baat. “I am very happy people are evaluating our work in great detail. Government Read More

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un oversees ‘new’ weapon system test: KCNA

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Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has overseen a test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system, state media said on Sunday, amid mounting tensions in the region following a series of missile tests by Pyongyang. Over the past few months, the young leader has overseen several military drills, including the test-firing of a medium-range ballistic Read More