North East: News in Brief

5.1-magnitude earthquake rocks Assam Dimapur, June 11 (MExN): A moderate earthquake with its epicentre at a place 22 kilometres from Dhing in Nagaon district rocked the region today. It was located at latitude 26. 2 north and longitude 92.5 degree east, the PTI New Agency reported citing Regional Seismological Centre Shillong. There was no immediate […]

India, Indonesia agree to triple bilateral trade to $50 billion

India, Indonesia agree to triple bilateral trade to $50 billion

Indonesia President Joko Widodo and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi fly kites at National Monument in Jakarta, Indonesia May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta   Jakarta, May 30 (PTI): India and Indonesia have agreed to double their efforts to boost bilateral trade to $50 billion by 2025, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday after holding comprehensive […]

UGC releases list of 24 fake universities

New Delhi, April 25 (MExN): The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the list of 24 fake Universities in the interest of students and public at large, a press release from the Ministry of Human Resource Development informed Wednesday.   The release issued by PIB Delhi said that these “24 self-styled, unrecognized institutions,” according to […]

India drops to 138 in World Press Freedom Index

Reporters Without Borders cite ‘Modi’s troll army’ as reason for India’s low rank   New Delhi, April 25 (IANS): India dropped down to 138th rank, two points below the previous year, in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index released by global watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Wednesday.   The report blamed Prime Minister Narendra […]

Samsung launches high-performing SSDs for techies in India

Samsung launches high-performing SSDs for techies in India

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS): Global semiconductor leader Samsung Electronics on Wednesday introduced Samsung 970 PRO and EVO — the third generation industry-leading consumer solid state drive (SSD) line-up — in the Indian market.   The new generation of SSDs is built for the community of gamers, videographers and VFX designers.   The 970 EVO […]

Equity indices close in red on weak global cues

Equity indices close in red on weak global cues

A man walks out of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai. (REUTERS File Photo)     Mumbai, April 25 (IANS): The key Indian equity indices on Wednesday provisionally closed in the negative territory following weak global cues, along with heavy selling pressure in the banking, consumer durables and capital goods stocks.   According […]

2019 World Cup: India to face Pakistan on June 16

Kolkata, April 24 (IANS): India will take on Pakistan in the ICC World Cup 2019 on June 16 at Old Trafford, a BCCI official said on Tuesday.   Cut to 10 teams from 14, the World Cup this year will be in round-robin format where every team which play each other.   At the International […]

India set to get its first 100 billion dollar company in TCS

India set to get its first 100 billion dollar company in TCS

A private security guard stands at the exit gate of the headquarters of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in Mumbai. (REUTERS File Photo)   TCS market capitalisation nears $100 bn; investors richer by Rs 41,301 cr Mumbai, April 20 (PTI): TCS moved closer to the USD 100 billion mark in market capitalisation as its share price […]

India, Britain to boost anti-terror ties, work together in Indo-Pacific

India, Britain to boost anti-terror ties, work together in Indo-Pacific

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street in London on April 18. (REUTERS Photo)   London, April 18 (IANS): India and Britain on Wednesday condemned terrorism in all its forms and agreed to strengthen cooperation to take “decisive and concerted actions” […]

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