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Excited about visit to Nepal, says PM Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 20:56

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said he was "excited" about his visit to Nepal that reflects the two nations` "shared heritage of nature, history, culture, spiritualism and religion".

Concern in Rajya Sabha over power shortage

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 00:38

Concern was expressed in Rajya Sabha on Friday over the "continuous" shortage of power and its adverse impact on the economic development of the country.

Israel tightens grip on East Jerusalem with USD 90m plan

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 01:15

The Israeli on Sunday approved a USD 90 million dollar socio-economic development plan for annexed east Jerusalem which focuses on increased security and police presence in the area, the municipality said.

Govt questionnaire to Greenpeace on foreign funding

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 21:55

Government has sent a questionnaire to Greenpeace asking it to give a detailed reply on its foreign funding and spending pattern in the wake of an Intelligence Bureau report accusing the NGO of opposing several development projects in India.

Flood risk in Europe could double by 2050

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 18:17

Losses from extreme floods in Europe could more than double by 2050, because of climate change and socio-economic development, a new study has warned.

Indians most optimistic about growth prospects: Survey

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 19:25

According to a global survey conducted by research firm Ipsos, more than half (53 percent) of the people in India are confident about the country's future and are hoping that in next one year the economy will revive.

DCB Bank not to seek extension to dilute promoter holding

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 20:07

DCB Bank was founded in 1930s as a cooperative bank and changed its character to a commercial bank later.

Nepal parties to decide polls date by weekend: Madhesi leader

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 19:32

Nepal`s major political parties are likely to agree by this weekend on the date of holding Constituent Assembly elections, a top Madhesi leader has said.

Goa govt should take over loans of those affected by mining shut-down: Cong

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 21:06

The Goa unit of Congress demanded that state government should take over the loans of truckers, machinery operators and barge owners, who are affected by current shut-down of mining sector.

Freebies, subsidies alone won't help development: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 18:15

Freebies and subsidies alone would not help in economic development and youth should seek self-employment, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Saturday.

Biodiversity panel to balance conservation with development

Last Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012, 16:48

The challenge before the proposed NIC on biodiversity is to ensure a balance between conservation and economic development, NBA chairman Balakrishna Pisupati said.

India playing a constructive role in Afghan future: US

Last Updated: Thursday, October 04, 2012, 09:46

India is playing a constructive role in the future of Afghanistan, the US said thursday and praised its efforts towards economic development of this war-torn country.