GST: Domestic LPG gets costlier, commercial LPG is cheaper

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS): With all grades of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) coming under GST, consumers in India will be paying mo’re from this month for their cooking gas cylinders.   While petroleum is not under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that rolled out from July 1, the central government clarified that day […]

Billionloans gets funding from Reliance Capital

Bangalore/Mumbai, July 3 (IANS): Billionloans Financial Services (Billionloans) on Monday said that it has closed a seed funding round of approximately Rs 7 crore ($1 million) from Reliance Corporate Advisory Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Capital.   Billionloans is a technology-enabled financial services company, focused on providing flexible and affordable financing options to individuals […]

India bonds slump after RBI announces open market bond sale

India bonds slump after RBI announces open market bond sale

MUMBAI, July 3 (Reuters): Indian government bonds yields rose sharply on Monday after the central bank announced an open market sale of debt to mop up excess liquidity that filled the country’s banking sector following last year’s demonetisation push.   The announcement from the Reserve Bank of India late on Friday on a 100 billion […]

India leads when it comes to customer retention via technology

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS): With innovation being the key instrument in guiding businesses, customer retention is the top priority for Asian companies with India leading the trend, a new research revealed on Monday.   According to “Innovation: All Eyes on Asia”, a report by US-based cloud computing firm Salesforce, 70 per cent of Asian […]

Kohli praises West Indies bowling after India loss

Kohli praises West Indies bowling after India loss

North Sound (Antigua), July 3 (IANS): India skipper Virat Kohli praised the West Indies bowlers after his side suffered an 11-run defeat in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here.   “Credit to the West Indies bowlers, they created those dot balls that induced those mistakes. We faltered with the […]

Open Futsal night tournament

DIMAPUR, JULY 3 (MExN): The Open Futsal Night tournament 2017 organized by East Dimapur Sumi Youth Organization will be held from July 4 to 6 at 4:00pm at A1 power play, Darogopathar and not as rendered earlier. Spot registration will also be done till 2:00pm. Futsal players have been asked to reach venue before 3:30pm.

Kohima Dist Inter-School Football Tournament

St.Mary’s HSS, Mt. Hermon HSS enter quarter finals     Our Correspondent Kohima | July 3   Registering win in their respective pre-quarter final matches, St. Mary’s HSS and Mt. Hermon HSS today entered quarter finals of the ongoing Ist edition of Kohima district inter-school football tournament 2017 under the aegis of Royal Club Kohima […]

18 confirmed dead in fiery Bavarian bus crash; 30 injured

18 confirmed dead in fiery Bavarian bus crash; 30 injured

BERLIN, July 3 (AP): A bus carrying German senior citizens on vacation crashed into a truck Monday on a highway in Bavaria and burst into flames, killing 18 people and injuring 30 others, some seriously, officials said.   The accident took place around 7 a.m. when the bus rear-ended a trailer-truck at the end of […]

India leads when it comes to customer retention via technology

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS): With innovation being the key instrument in guiding businesses, customer retention is the top priority for Asian companies with India leading the trend, a new research revealed on Monday.   According to “Innovation: All Eyes on Asia”, a report by US-based cloud computing firm Salesforce, 70 per cent of Asian […]

Syrian army announces ceasefire in southern Syria until Thursday

Syrian army announces ceasefire in southern Syria until Thursday

BEIRUT, July 3 (Reuters) – The Syrian army said it would suspend combat operations in southern Syria until Thursday, including in Quneitra province where Israel has hit army outposts in recent days, according to a statement carried by state television.   The army general command said the ceasefire took effect from midday (0900 GMT) on […]

US Senator urges India, Pakistan to hold talks on Kashmir

Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) The visiting US Congressional delegation led by Senator John McCain here has urged both India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue through dialogue and asserted that peace in Afghanistan is not possible without Pakistans help.   The US delegation on Sunday met Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and discussed […]

Japan PM’s party suffers historic defeat in Tokyo poll, popular governor wins big

Japan PM’s party suffers historic defeat  in Tokyo poll, popular governor wins big

TOKYO, July 3 (Reuters): Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party suffered an historic defeat in an election in the Japanese capital on Sunday, signalling trouble ahead for the premier, who has suffered from slumping support because of a favouritism scandal.   On the surface, the Tokyo Metropolitan assembly election was a referendum on Governor […]