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India to get Canadian uranium from 2nd half of 2015

India to get Canadian uranium from 2nd half of 2015

OTTAWA: Canadian company Cameco, which has signed an agreement for the supply of uranium to India, will start delivery in the second half of this year with the end-use being… Read more »

Visit will herald a new era in India-Canada ties Modi

Visit will herald a new era in India-Canada ties: Modi

VANCOUVER: Winding up his visit to Canada, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said it was a historic trip that will herald a new era of cooperation between the two countries… Read more »

Govt fast-moving on reforms PM tells Canadian CEOs

Govt fast-moving on reforms: PM tells Canadian CEOs

TORONTO: Inviting Canadian companies to invest in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told them that his government is fast-moving on reforms and has already opened up sectors like railways,… Read more »

Hinduism not a religion but a way of life Modi

Hinduism not a religion but a way of life: Modi

VANCOUVER: Accompanied by his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited a Gurdwara and a temple here and said Hinduism is not a religion but a way… Read more »

FM pitches for low taxes, taxpayers as 'partners not hostages'

FM pitches for low taxes, taxpayers as ‘partners not hostages’

WASHINGTON: Promising a ‘modern tax system’ with low and globally competitive rates, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has assured foreign investors against any retrospective action and said taxpayers will be… Read more »

FIIs should go to courts against tax demand

‘FIIs should go to courts against tax demand’

NEW DELHI: Refusing to relent on a Rs 40,000 crore tax demand on foreign portfolio investors, the government on Friday said FIIs should look at courts to appeal against the… Read more »

India to clock avg annual growth of 7.1 pc in 2015-19 EIU

India to clock avg annual growth of 7.1 pc in 2015-19: EIU

NEW YORK: The Indian economy is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 7.1 per cent through 2019, but reform measures announced by the government are “no more… Read more »

TCS sued by former US employee for bias in hiring

TCS sued by former US employee for bias in hiring

WASHINGTON: Tata Consultancy Services has been sued by a former American employee who accused the IT giant of “discriminating” against individuals who are not South Asians in hiring and job… Read more »

Land

Land, other key Bills to come up in Parl session: Venkaiah

HYDERABAD: Noting that the Land Acquisition and several other important Bills would be taken up during the Parliament session resuming this month, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said the… Read more »

Separatist Masarat Alam arrested

Separatist Masarat Alam arrested

SRINAGAR: Buckling under pressure from alliance partner BJP, the PDP-led government in Jammu and Kashmir today arrested separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat in connection with the raising of Pakistani flags… Read more »

SC extends Jayalalithaa's bail till May 12 in DA case

SC extends Jayalalithaa’s bail till May 12 in DA case

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today extended the bail granted to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa till the disposal of her appeal before the Karnataka High Court in… Read more »

Universal connectivity, net neutrality can coexist in India Zuckerberg

Universal connectivity, net neutrality can coexist in India: Zuckerberg

NEW YORK: “Disagreeing” with critics of the zero-rating concept, which allows Facebook-led initiative internet.org to deliver free basic Internet services in several countries including India, its founder Mark Zuckerberg on… Read more »

Zero tolerance towards militancy in J-K Singh

Zero tolerance towards militancy in J-K: Jitendra Singh

JAMMU/ NEW DELHI: As separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir, Centre today said it was keeping a “close watch” on the situation in the state… Read more »

Nitish asks BJP to explain ''anti-national'' activities

Nitish asks BJP to explain ”anti-national” activities

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today took strong exception to waving of Pakistani flags by separatist leader in PDP-BJP ruled Jammu and Kashmir and charged the saffron party with… Read more »

It won't be easy but I hope to be No.1 for long Saina

It won’t be easy but I hope to be No.1 for long: Saina

BENGALURU: It won’t be easy to hold her recently-acquired number one position in the world rankings but ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal says she is confident of a long reign… Read more »

Modi vows to 'clean up mess' in India

Modi vows to ‘clean up mess left behind ‘ in India

TORONTO: In a Madison Square-like event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wowed Diaspora Indians with jibes at the UPA government when he pledged to clean up the “mess left behind”… Read more »

Atmosphere of trust has developed in the nation Modi

Atmosphere of trust has developed in the nation: Modi

TORONTO: Asserting that a new “atmosphere of trust” has developed in India since he took over 10 months ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today vowed to “clean up” the mess… Read more »

India must harness energy to combat climate change'

India must harness energy to combat climate change’

TORONTO: A day after Canada agreed to supply uranium to India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India must succeed in harnessing clean energy like nuclear power to combat climate… Read more »

India has potential to grow at 10 per cent Jaitley

India has potential to grow at 10 per cent: Jaitley

WASHINGTON: India has the potential to make nine to 10 per cent growth rate a “new normal”, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today while asserting that high growth was essential… Read more »

Modi's remarks in 'bad taste', lower dignity of PM's office

Modi’s remarks in ‘bad taste’, lower dignity of PM’s office:

NEW DELHI: Congress today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks in Canada about the “mess” left behind by others, saying they were in “poor taste” coming… Read more »