Subrata Roy sent to police custody till March 4

LUCKNOW: Over seven hours after he was arrested, Sahara Chief Subrata Roy was produced in a court here on Friday, which directed the UP police to keep him in custody till March 4 when he will be produced before Supreme Court. Chief Judicial Magistrate Anand Kumar Yadav directed the UP police to keep Roy in […]

Land for travelers mart Lakhanpur identified: Minister

JAMMU: Minister for Planning Labour and Employment, Ajay Kumar Sadhotra informed the House that for the construction of Travellers Mart at Lakhanpur, which is part of Lakhanpur-Bani-Basholi-Sarthal Circuit, 213 kanals of land were identified. It comprises 98 kanals and 2 marlas belonging to Punjab Government (Irrigation Department), 69 Kanals and 15 marlas of State land […]

Aryans selects 23 Valley students for scholarship

SRINAGAR: Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh has selected 23 Kashmiri students for scholarship during its two-day admission-counseling program, a group spokesperson said on Friday. “The two-day counseling, which concluded on Friday received overwhelming response besides 212 students participated in merit cum means scholarship of the Aryans Group,” the spokesperson said. Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans […]

BGSBU organises exhibition on business personalities

RAJOURI: Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University organised a one-day exhibition on “The Globally Renowned Business Personalities” in the campus here on Friday, a varsity spokesperson said. The objective of the exhibition, organized by the School of Management Studies, was to acquaint the students with the leading business personalities of the state, India and the world […]

Indian economy in Q3 expands by 4.7%, 10 bp down from Q2 growth

NEW DELHI: India’s Gross Domestic Product ( GDP) grew at 4.7 percent for the third quarter of the current financial year, 10 basis points (bp) down as against 4.8 percent in the second quarter. The agricultural sector grew at only 3.6% versus 4.6% quarter-on-quarter. The manufacturing growth came in at (-) 1.9% versus 1% quarter-on-quarter. […]

HMT employees to get revised wages; retirement age raised to 60

NEW DELHI: The government of India Friday approved implementation of the 1997 pay scale along with increase in the retirement age from 58 to 60 for the employees of HMT Machine Tools Limited. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA). “The implementation of 1997 pay revision will […]

BSNL to hike landline, broadband rentals from March 1

KOLKATA: India’s largest state-owned telecommunications service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has decided to increase the landline and broadband monthly tariff from March 1 across the country. “One India monthly plan for landline will be revised from Rs 180 to Rs 195,” BSNL CGM (Kolkata) Gautam Chakraborty told PTI. The fixed monthly charge for limited […]

Sensex ends above 21,000 level after 5 weeks, rises 133 points

MUMBAI: The benchmark Sensex on Friday jumped over 133 points to reclaim the 21,000 mark buoyed by gains in bluechips like TCS, Tata Motors and Hindalco, to log the best weekly rise since November 2013. Brokers said sentiment was strong as foreign investors have remained net buyers of Indian stocks in past ten days. Firm […]

‘RBI may not increase rates on Apr 1 policy review’

NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank is likely to hit the pause button in its next monetary policy review on April 1, as the decline in inflation may give the central Bank “room to pause monetary tightening,” says a BNP ParibasBSE 0.00 % report. According to the financial services major, the recent decline in inflation, driven […]