The question that whether some staff members are being asked to go is correct. Over the last one and a half years, there has been an increase in revenue to about 3x, and we had 1-million-plus rooms globally by the end of 2019
The ruling AAP on Tuesday declared names of all 70 candidates for Delhi assembly polls with Chief Minister Kejriwal to contest from New Delhi, a seat he has won twice in the past. AAP is the first among three major contenders in Delhi to declare all 70 candidates for the assembly polls which will be held on February 8. The party had won a landslide victory in the last polls.
“KVIC and the government are now exploring the possibility of assigning the marketing function to a professional entity on a profit-sharing basis,” a government official closely associated with the development told ET.
The Bill seeks to empower the central government to formulate and notify, from time to time, suitable welfare schemes for unorganised workers on matters related to life and disability cover; health and maternity benefits; old-age protection; education; housing or any other benefit.
State-run GAIL is putting together a plan and persuading all possible participants – city gas distributors, gas suppliers, financiers, fleet owners and truck manufacturers – to get them on board and help build an effective ecosystem for LNG-fuelled vehicles in the country, according to people familiar with the development
The CM left for Davos on Sunday on a six-day trip to attend the world economic summit amid an uneasy lull. While Yediyurappa has said he will expand his ministry after his return, it has meant little by way of a message. Sections of BJP leaders are intrigued as to why the party leadership is not letting the CM go ahead with the much delayed expansion .
Making Rahul move up and down the order so regularly is not beneficial for him, or the team. At a time when India are tinkering with more than one position in the middle order, Rahul’s success should be used to plug at least one gap. If the team doesn’t think he is a long-term option as an opener, then the most elegant solution would be to nail him down at No. 4.
The panel, to be headed by mediator Niranjan Bhat, will recommend a code of conduct for mediators, who are legal experts. On January 12, the committee met in Hyderabad to consider suggestions for a legislation put forth by mediators from all over India. The mediators emphasised on confidentiality, the voluntary nature of the process, neutrality etc.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who heads the JDU, is likely to collect feedback from party leaders about his government’s performance during the programme, which will be held in Nalanda. JDU has invited district presidents, state unit functionaries, and party men in charge of district units and assembly constituencies to attend the programme.
In 2019, close to 97,000 positions related to analytics and data were vacant due to a dearth of qualified talent.
For years, a part of Birla House that was converted into a museum, had its hallway filled with sepia-toned scenes of Gandhi’s last journey clicked by legendary photographer Henri Cartier Bresson. These included photographs of the flower-decked body of Gandhi, people flocking to see him for the last time and his shocked secretary at the funeral among others.
Gandhi Smriti director Dipankar Shri Gyan said, “The attempt is to create a more vibrant, interactive space for visitors of all ages and represent Gandhi’s life and values in an effective way.” He said the panels were getting ‘old’ and they were re-created on digital panels so that they are preserved for many years.
As per reports, the finance ministry has mooted a 40-page draft proposal that envisages the appointment of mediators and the setting up of fast-track courts to resolve disputes with foreign investors. While the proposal is being reviewed, it certainly would be a welcome step in rethinking the investor-State dispute regime.
While the government doesn’t maintain data on imports coming through the duty-free channel, liquor, cigarettes, chocolates and perfumes are the biggest purchases at Indian airport stores. “While there is no trafficking of these products at present, controls on duty free goods will lead to smuggling,” said an expert on condition of anonymity.
Most agree bijli-paani, health, education, free bus rides for women, and CCTV cameras, have improved.
Until now, tech that identifies everyone based on faces has been taboo because of its erosion of privacy.
Delivering the Nani Palkhivala Centenary Celebrations Lecture, organised by the Palkhivala Foundation , on "Road Map to $5 Trillion Economy", the Finance Minister said her earnest attempt is to decriminalise matters concerning the Companies Act or other related laws, and also cited Tata Group Head N. Chandrasekharan's speech in Mumbai on Monday where he had said government should trust its own citizens.
The protest was part of the 'holocaust day' which is being observed by the displaced community who were forced to flee from Kashmir to Jammu and other states in the early 90s soon after the outbreak of militancy. Convenor of protest said this year the 'holocaust day was observed in the backdrop of historical decisions taken by the government with regards to J&K.
The 'bandh' was called by locals upset with Thackeray's recent announcement to allocate funds to develop Pathri town in Parbhani district for religious tourism, calling it the birthplace of the Baba, a 19th-century spiritual figure.
"On Iran, the leaders reiterated their commitment to the JCPoA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) and also acknowledged the need to define a long-term framework to prevent Iran acquiring a nuclear weapon," a Downing Street spokeswoman said in a statement after the two met on the sidelines of a Libya summit in Berlin.
"I think the right time has come for Kashmiri Pandits to be back in Kashmir and to get their rightful rights back. It's not only time but they've lost everything in life. They didn't deserve to go through the treatment they've gone through," Thakur said in a press conference here.
Chasing 287 to win, India overhauled the target with 15 balls to spare at decider. Earlier, Steve Smith (131) hit a hundred to lead Australia to 286 for nine. Apart from Smith, who raised his ninth ODI hundred, Marnus Labuschagne (54) also batted well after the visitors opted to bat. India had lost the series-opener in Mumbai before levelling the series in Rajkot.
This year the Budget will be presented at a time when growth has dropped to a six-year low amidst a persistent slowdown in the economy and the weak demand. Besides, consumption, investment, the outlook and the targets likely to be missed for the fiscal deficit, tax revenues and disinvestment, all add up to a dismal scenario for the current fiscal.
Millions of users were unable to share videos, photos and GIFs, audio and stickers and several of those said they were even unable to view WhatsApp Status feature. According to Downdetetector.com, the problem started in the evening around 4 p.m. and alive outage map showed users in India, Europe, Brazil and in Southeast Asia were affected by the outage.
At the last day of the four-day Kerala Literature Festival here, Tharoor said: "Protests can be defused if Narendra Modi & Amit Shah say 'We are dropping idea of NRC', that they will no longer ask NPR enumeration & go to every door asking - 'Where your father & mother were born' and ask for documentary proof."
India is expected to carry out more tests of the missile before it is ready for being equipped on the nuclear submarines. At the moment, only the first nuclear boat INS Arihant is operational for the Navy. K-4 is one of the two underwater missiles that are being developed by India for its submarine force. The other one is the over 700-kilometre strike range BO-5.
Goyal was in Jammu as part a week-long public outreach programme initiated by the Centre to apprise people of the potential benefits of the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status after nullification of Article 370 of the Constitution.
The KoPT tableau, under the aegis of the Union Ministry of Shipping, will display the riverine port's rich history, its mechanized transformation and unique features, a source privy to the development said.
A row erupted after the CM and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray announced a grant of Rs 100 crore for development of facilities at "Sai janmasthan" (birthplace) at Pathri in Parbhani district, nearly 273 kms away from Shirdi in Ahmednagar district. All eyes are now on the meeting convened by the CM on the issue at the state secretariat in Mumbai on Monday.
Subhash Chandra Garg said corporate tax, excise duties and customs are likely to see negative growth in collections in 2019-20- something of the order of 8 per cent in corporate taxes, about 5 per cent negative growth in excise duties (Rs 2.2 lakh crore against Rs 2.31 lakh crore) and about 10 per cent lower collection in customs duty (Rs 1.06 lakh crore against Rs 1.18 lakh crore).
The govt has suddenly expressed alarm and a "revamp of official statistics" is being proposed because it believes unorganised sector has not been looked at, said Congress' Abhishek Singhvi. He also hit out at the govt over the National Crime Records Bureau data that an average 35 unemployed and 36 self-employed people ended their lives every day in 2018.
Apart from Smith, who raised his ninth ODI hundred, young Marnus Labuschagne (54) also batted well after the visitors opted to bat. Down the order, Alex Carey contributed 35 runs though he could not make the most of his start. For India, pacer Mohammed Shami (4/63) and spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja (2/44) shared six wickets between them.
Early this month, the university had witnessed tussle between student groups over the issue of registration. Amid the stir, masked men had gone on a rampage on January 5 in the campus assaulting students and teachers and storming hostels, drawing widespread outrage.
Abhishek Singhvi said: "The Congress is a party which always wanted, welcomed and supported the grant of citizenship to Hindus and other communities. What we are opposed to is why should we deny citizenship to a particular community - that is my question as a political party."
"We note that the appellant (DLF) is a listed company in real estate and is very well aware of legal formalities. By insisting affidavit and indemnity bond again and again, in spite of Letter of Administration issued clearly establish that the Appellants (DLF and Rajdhani Investments) are harassing the poor investors," said a three-member NCLAT bench.
The Kiev-bound UIA Boeing 737, crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on January 8, killing all 176 people on board, mostly Iranian and Canadian citizens.
Saturday's strike follows months of relative calm in the war between the Iran-backed Huthis and Yemen's internationally recognised government, which is backed by a Saudi-led military coalition. The Huthis attacked a mosque in a military camp in the central province of Marib -- about 170 kilometres (105 miles) east of the capital Sanaa.
According to sources, "So far, only 2 lakh tonnes of urad has been imported. The pulses situation was reviewed recently by the concerned ministeries and a consensus has emerged to give time till June for undertaking the import of rest of the quota."
The President's office said President Rajapaksa and Doval also discussed improving bilateral relations and strengthening cooperation between the armed forces and coastguard agencies of the two countries and maritime security. Doval pointed out the importance of reviewing the intelligence related to the maritime zone between Sri Lanka, the Maldives and India.
Twenty Indian crew members were kidnapped from the vessel MT Duke in the high seas off the western coast of Africa on December 15.
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