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Reserve Bank of India cuts repo rate by 25 basis points


Newdelhi:4/4/19:The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cut its repo rate under liquidity adjustment facility (LAF), or the rate at which it lends to banks, by 25 basis points to 6%, with immediate effect. This is the second consecutive rate cut from RBI under new Governor Shaktikanta Das, after a rate cut in February. The RBI on Thursday announced its ...

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4th Session of India-Ukraine working group on Trade and Economic Cooperation held

The Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Shri B.B. Swain and  the Director of   International Trade and Economic Cooperation and European Integration of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Ukraine, Mr. Oleksiy Rozhkov signing the protocol during the 4th Meeting of India-Ukraine Working Group on Trade and Economic Cooperation, in New Delhi on April 02, 2019.

Newdelhi:2/3/19:The 4th Meeting of India-Ukraine Working Group on Trade and Economic Cooperation (IU-WGTEC), under the India-Ukraine Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technical, Industrial and Cultural Cooperation was held today in New Delhi. Indian delegation was led by Bidyut Behari Swain, Additional Secretary, Foreign Trade (CIS), Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. Ukrainian Side was led by ...

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RBI has directed banks to keep open their branches on 31st March


Newdelhi:30/3/19:The RBI has directed banks to keep open their branches dealing with government business tomorrow, the last day of the current financial year. The Government of India has advised that all Pay and Account Offices will remain open on Sunday to facilitate government receipt and payment transactions. Accordingly, all Agency Banks are advised to keep all their branches dealing with ...

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Coffee Board Activates Blockchain Based Marketplace


Newdelhi:28/3/19:Commerce Secretary,Dr.AnupWadhawan, launched blockchain based coffee e-marketplace through video conferencing in New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion he said that this pilot project will help integrate the farmers with markets in a transparent manner and lead to realisation of fair price for the coffee producer. Dr.Wadhawan said that the blockchain will also reduce the number of layers between coffee ...

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MoU on India-Africa Health Sciences Cooperation between the Indian Council of Medical Research and African Union


Newdelhi:March 27, 2019 order to carry forward the strategic vision of India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) III through a structured and concrete partnership in the health sector, MEA partnered with Indian Council of Medical Research and had jointly organized the First India-Africa Health Sciences Meet in 2016 in New Delhi. Following the deliberations in this Meet, ICMR had taken up the ...

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Chemical Industry Capable of Creating 2 Million Employment in Next 5 Years – ICT, Bhubaneswar to Push Growth of Chemical Industry in the State says NALCO CMD Dr. T.K.Chand


Bhubaneswar, 22/03/2019: “The requirements of industries are varied and dynamic. The skill-sets need to be matched with the industry requirements for bringing out the best in business. Both industry and academia need to collaborate if India is to sustain the rapid pace of development, matching with global standards”, said Dr. Chand , while addressing at the 1 st Foundation Day celebration ...

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Odisha Bamboo Resource Centre will be set up in Bhubaneswar


Bhubaneswar:21/3/19:As a collaborative platform to take up research, advocacy and project implementation initiatives in the bamboo sector of the state, an Odisha Bamboo Resource Centre (OBRC) will be set up here soon. A decision to this regard was taken during a one-day state level workshop organised by Sparsh Foundation of JK Paper in collaboration with National Bank for Agriculture and ...

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Bhubaneswar:18.03.19: Human Resources experts from the public and private sector discussed and deliberated on wide-ranging topics, case studies, challenges and the latest trends in the HR profession at the 40 th Foundation Day of National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), Utkal Chapter, held at Nalco Nagar, Bhubaneswar. The event was observed under the Chairmanship of Mr. B K Thakur, Director (HR), ...

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20th Edition of 3-day FICCI Frames begins in Mumbai


Mumbai:12/3/19:The Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Shri Amit Khare has said that the Indian Media & Entertainment sector is very important, since it generates millions of jobs, generates significant revenues and is growing at a fast rate. He said that the sector has a big role in enhancing India’s image on the global stage. The sector is led by ...

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Dharmendra Pradhan meets Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Newdelhi:10/3/19:Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan held a meeting with Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia and Chairman of Saudi Aramco, H.E. Eng. Khalid A. Al-Falih in New Delhi on 9 March, 2019. The meeting is a follow-up to the first State visit of His Royal Highness Crown ...

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