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Country needs more scientists, says Modi

NEW DELHI, Feb 26, (PTI), “The attraction for science among our young generation should increase. The country needs more scientists. When science is harnessed keeping in mind the needs of the common people, it becomes the most valuable contribu

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  • Coal India arm NCL approves Rs 1,244-cr share buyback plan

    NEW DELHI, Feb 25, (PTI), THE world’s largest coal producer Coal India on Saturday said the board of its arm Northern Coalfields had approved a share buyback plan worth Rs 1,244 crore. “Board of Directors of Northern Coalfields Limited (

  • Jain Irrigation to raise $75 mn via FCCBs

    NEW DELHI, Feb 25, (PTI), JAIN Irrigation Systems plans to raise upto USD 75 million through foreign currency convertible bonds (FCCBs) mainly for redemption of existing bonds. In a filing to the BSE, the company said that a sub-committee of the Boar

  • Dieselgate: VW puts 10-mn-euro cap on CEO pay

    WOLFSBURG(Germany), Feb 25, (AFP), GERMAN car giant Volkswagen said it was capping the Chief Executive’s pay package at 10 million euros as it moved to rein in top brass salaries in the wake of the “dieselgate” scandal that has cost

  • Eveready’s new plant in Assam begins commercial production

    KOLKATA, Feb 25, (PTI) THE dry cell battery maker Eveready Industries said that commercial production had started in its new plant in Assam. The Goalpara, Assam plant will have a capacity of 500 million pieces of batteries and nine million LED flashl

  • ‘Revenue is the back-bone of administration’

    Business Bureau, The 12 days’ training programme for the officers of the Afghan Revenue Department (ARD) concluded at the National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT), Nagpur, on Friday. 33 officers of the Afghan Revenue Department (ARD) participated

  • Macroeconomics has great impact on household spending: Trivedi

    Business Bureau, “All economic decisions, trends and steps have a direct impact on the everyday living and spending of households and small units. It is therefore important to understand macroeconomics and microeconomics to be able to decipher cr

  • Porsche brings Limited Edition 911 R priced at around Rs 3 cr

    MUMBAI, Feb 24, (PTI), HIGH performance sports car Porsche said it had delivered the first Limited Edition 911 R, making it one of the 991 units produced globally.The new 911 R is a purist sports car with naturally aspirated engine and manual transmi

  • FDI inflows zoom 18 per cent to $46 billion in 2016: DIPP

    NEW DELHI, Feb 24, (PTI), FOREIGN direct investment (FDI) in India grew 18 per cent during 2016 to touch USD 46 billion, data released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) showed. The country attracted FDI of USD 39.32 billion

  • Who will rule NMC for next five years?

    Special Correspondent, Who will rule Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) for next five years as Nagpurians are all set to elect their corporators and favoured political party on February 21. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders are confident

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