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India 5th in wind power generation with 1,700 MW added in 2013

India 5th in wind power generation with 1,700 MW added in 2013

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 22:17

India ranked fifth among top ten wind power producers in the world by adding 1,700 MW capacity in 2013, a global report on renewable energy said.

Chhattisgarh to build toilets in 100 schools

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 22:15

Responding to PM Narendra Modi`s call for `Clean India` initiative and focus on school sanitation, Chhattisgarh Government has decided to construct toilets in as many as 100 schools.

TRAI issues new regulations for international calling cards

TRAI issues new regulations for international calling cards

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 21:21

TRAI in a statement said access charges has been fixed at 40 paisa per minute for wireless services and Rs 1.20 per minute for wireline services.

Remove ban on defence firm, Singapore to India

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 20:52

Singapore has requested India to review its decision to blacklist its defence firm ST Kinetics, which was barred from doing business with India for 10 years.

Struggling Cheteshwar Pujara gets BCCI nod to play county cricket

Struggling Cheteshwar Pujara gets BCCI nod to play county cricket

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 19:35

Cheteshwar Pujara, who was among the top-order batsmen who failed to click in the five-Test series against England that India lost 1-3, has sought permission to play in the remainder of the English county season and will be allowed to do so by the Board.

'Brand India' has taken a hit in past 2-3 years: Martin Sorrell

'Brand India' has taken a hit in past 2-3 years: Martin Sorrell

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 19:22

Renowned British ad-man Martin Sorrell, the owner of WPP Group that controls over 40 percent of the domestic ad market, Tuesday said 'Brand India' has suffered due to events of the past 2-3 years, and stressed on the need to correct the blurred image.

Don`t worry Team India, you are playing West Indies next!

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:56

The Indian batsmen who failed miserably in England would be desperately waiting for the forthcoming Windies tour at home.

India's holdings of US securities touch 1-year high of $72.9 billion

India's holdings of US securities touch 1-year high of $72.9 billion

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:18

Increasing its exposure, India held American government securities worth nearly USD 73 billion in June which is also the highest level in one year.

Narendra Modi seeks ideas to replace Soviet-style planning

Narendra Modi seeks ideas to replace Soviet-style planning

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:50

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sought suggestions from the public to help re-fashion the Soviet-inspired central Planning Commission that supporters say is in line with a new, open style of governance.

Cairn says working with new govt to resolve tax dispute

Cairn says working with new govt to resolve tax dispute

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:45

Scottish explorer Cairn Energy plc Tuesday said it is working with the newly elected government to resolve a tax dispute that has stalled sale of its 10 percent stake in Cairn India Ltd.

CPI(M) criticises govt for calling off Indo-Pak talks

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:26

CPI(M) on Tuesday criticised the government for calling off the Indo-Pak talks after Kashmiri separatists met Pakistan High Commissioner, saying the decision was "inexplicable" as these meetings could be held only after the authorities permitted them.

India risks loss of 8.7% of GDP by 2100 on climate change: ADB

India risks loss of 8.7% of GDP by 2100 on climate change: ADB

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:23

A global failure to respond to climate changes could result in about 8.7 percent economic loss in India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2100, Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday.