Number of billionaires doubles in 10 years; world's 22 richest men have more wealth than all women in Africa
Oxfam appealed to the Davos elite to get serious about inequality.
India plans fourth Summit with Africa in September
The memorandum was signed after a meeting between acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Sabri...
France confirms first two cases of coronavirus
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): French Health Ministry confirmed the first two cases of deadly corona...
AAI and AAOCLAS to open perishable cargo centre in Guwahati airport
The team was led by Sanjeev Jindal, Regional Executive Director, AAI; Ramesh Kumar,Airport Director, LGBI Airport.
China's Coronavirus afflictions claim 41 lives, nearly 1300 confirmed cases, 237 critical
The virus has spread to Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Nepal, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and the United States as of Thursday. Japan on Friday reported a second confirmed case.
Airtel, Western Union team up to launch real-time cross-border money movements in India, Africa
Western Union has teamed up with two Bharti Airtel arms -- Airtel Payments Bank and Airtel Africa Plc -- to launch real-time payments shortly into millions of Airtel Payments Bank accounts in India and mobile wallets across 14 countries in Africa. The service launch is expected in the course of calender 2020, Airtel said.
IndiGo connects Delhi to Bangkok from March 29
Currently, IndiGo serves two Thai destinations – Bangkok and Phuket. Increasing its presence from Delhi, Bangkok will be the 14th international destination connected with the capital city of Delhi. These flights will cater to the growing demand on the sector, with Thailand being one of the favourite international destination for Indian travellers.
South Eastern Railway report 10.7% increase in freight traffic, close to achieve FY target
SER is now poised to achieve 170 million tonne (mt) of originating freight loading in this financial year surpassing the target of 164 mt set by the Railway Board, the statement added. In step with this objective, a Freight Customer Meet was organized at SER Headquarters, Garden Reach on January 21 to assess the growth projections for the remaining two months of this financial year.
Westlife Development climbs 6% on 3-fold rise in Q3 profit
The company on Thursday reported over three-fold jump in consolidated net profit after tax at Rs 22.72 crore in the third quarter ended December 2019.
First convention centre made by India in Africa launched as Delhi enters China's turf
India on Tuesday inaugurated first ever convention made by it in Africa with the Foreign Minister S Jaishankar inaugurating the Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre (MGICC) in Western African state of Niger as part of its outreach to the continent.
India commands the top score on the Women, Business and Law Index 2020 in South Asia
India overtook Maldives to command the highest WBL score in the South Asian region in 2020. The World Bank study mentions the measure taken by the state of Maharashtra to eliminate restrictions on women’s ability to work in jobs deemed dangerous.
South Indian Bank to raise Rs 500 crore via bonds
An amount of Rs 300 crore will be raised through Basel III compliant tier 1 bonds with a Rs 200 crore greenshoe option.
Why India is placing Su-30 fighter jets in South India
The squadron in Thanjavur will keep in check China's fast-expanding strategic footprint in the Indian Ocean Region. Beijing is shoring up its presence in the area. It has set up its first overseas military base in Djibouti on the Horn of Africa in August 2017, and also uses Karachi as a regular naval facility.
Eye on China, South gets 1st Sukhoi squad with BrahMos
India now has a new lethal weapons platform to keep a ‘strategic eye’ over the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), especially the Bay of Bengal, as well as carry out ‘long-range precision strikes’ against hostile aircraft carriers or other high-value targets by day and night in all-weather conditions in the region.
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