The rail budget 2016 to be presented by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday, may include a slew of measures to ensure quality travel including expansion of e-catering to all important stations beyond the 42 already covered and in more trains. Budget is expected to focus on capacity creation in the rail sector with an […]
The economic recovery in the euro area is continuing but it is not completed yet. Growth had picked up to 0.5% in the first quarter of 2015, the strongest performance since the upswing started in the spring of 2013. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in European Union expanded 1.80 percent in the fourth quarter of […]
The first phase of Kerala’s dream SmartCity project, including 6.5 lakh sq ft IT tower overlooking a 300 meter waterfront area, was inaugurated by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the presence of top leaders of Kerala and UAE on Saturday. The launch of the 4.7 million sq ft Phase II was also performed simultaneously. It […]
A week-long “Make in India” fair closed on Thursday with Rs 15.2 lakh billion in investment pledges, but thin attendance by foreign firms at the event launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi means many are unlikely to actually happen. But PM is hopeful that the summit will create a favourable environment for investors from across […]
Ringing Bells launches India’s most affordable smartphone called Freedom 251 for a price of Rs 251. The smartphone with a 4-inch WVGA resolution display, features a 1.3 Ghz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB total storage space and a 3.2 megapixel camera on the back. It will have 0.3 megapixel camera on the front and has […]
India suffers from many social as well as economic challenges. Perhaps the most important of them is the youth unemployment. It is expected that Make in India may tackle unemployment puzzle. In 2014, youth unemployment rate was 18.1% and it reduced to 12.9% in 2013. Considering the population, 12.9% means around 13 crore youths are […]
Germany is pioneering an epochal transformation it calls the energiewende—an energy revolution that scientists say all nations must one day complete if a climate disaster is to be averted. The Renewable Energy Sources Act is the most important and successful instrument to promote the expansion of renewable energies in the electricity sector.
The first shipment of Iranian crude oil to the European Union in more than three years is going to depart on 15th February, Iranian officials said. A tanker chartered by French energy giant Total SA is expected to sail with 2 million barrels on Monday and two other ships which will carry 1 million each […]
Global share markets plunge amid economic worries and low crude oil price. Major share markets in US, Europe and Asia posted sharp declines amid continued worries about oil prices and over the strength of the global economy.
North-East India is generally considered one of the most challenging regions of the country to reach and govern. It has been witnessed many separatist movements among the tribal peoples. Earlier, States in north eastern part of the country were ignored while talking about development. Recently, trend has been changed and many infrastructure facilities are building […]