India-Russia-China explore alternative to SWIFT payment mechanism
Russia’s financial messaging system SPFS will be linked with the Chinese cross-border interbank payment system CIPS. While India still does not have a domestic financial messaging system, it plans to link the Central Bank of Russia’s platform with a service that is under development, the persons cited earlier told ET.
VVIP chopper scam: I-T raids Hyderabad-based group linked to Rajiv Saxena, finds fresh evidence
The Income Tax Department has unearthed fresh...
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Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis make winning start at Indian Wells
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis saw off the challenge of Australian team of Casey Dellacqua and Samantha Stosur to move to the second round of the BNP Paribas Open.
Georgia witnesses 81% growth in Indian tourists during first nine months of 2015
GNTA is now focusing on its offerings such as ski resorts, wine events and wellness and spa resorts to attract Indian travellers.
Tata Steel, Swansea University join hands for environment project
Tata Steel today said it has joined hands with Swansea University for a project at its Port Talbot facility in UK to test how steelworks algae can combat climate change.
Congress in Andhra Pradesh seeks disqualification of nine of its MLAs
The ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh today petitioned the Legislative Assembly Speaker seeking disqualification of nine of its MLAs.
Andhra Pradesh's capital plan draws activists', Opposition fire
The government last week notified the areas covering broadly 7,068 sq km as AP Capital Region in Krishna and Guntur districts and 122 sq. km as capital city with the AP Capital Region Development Authority Act, 2014 coming into being.
Ramky Group founder to join YSR Congress
Reddy said that he will be joining YSR Congress Party of YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, son of late chief minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Rajasekhara Reddy.
Cong, TDP to seek disqualification of 'rebel' MLAs
Of the total 15 rebels who defied their respective party's whip and voted in favour of the no-confidence motion nine were from the Congress and six from the TDP.
World on a plate: world’s top culinary destinations for food connoisseurs
ET-Travel recommends world’s top culinary destinations for food connoisseurs to indulge in. Don’t forget to carry your appetite!
CBI Summons chiefs of Dalmia, Penna cements in Jagan case
The CBI has summoned the heads of two more cement companies - Dalmia Cements and Penna Cements.
Pilgrim donates $1 million to Khwaja Moninuddin Chisti in Ajmer
Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday offered prayers at the shrine of sufi saint Khwaja Moninuddin Chisti in Ajmer and donated $1 million for the 13th century place of worship.
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VVIP choppers scam: Income Tax department finds fresh evidence after raiding Hyderabad group
On January 1, 2014, India scrapped the contract with AgustaWestland for VVIP choppers to the IAF over alleged breach of contractual obligations and charges of paying kickbacks.
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