IG Metall union called on workers strike

Germany’s largest industrial union has launched a campaign of 24-hour strikes, AP reports. The move came after talks on demands for wage increases and the option of a shorter working week broke down. The IG Metall union called on workers to begin industrial action, starting with the night shift on Tuesday at various companies inContinue reading “IG Metall union called on workers strike”

ADB and Centre sign 250 mn dollar loan agreement

Asian Development Bank and the Centre have signed a 250 million dollar loan to finance the construction of over 6,200 kilometres all-weather rural roads in Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). The program is aimed at improving rural connectivity, facilitating safer and more efficient accessContinue reading “ADB and Centre sign 250 mn dollar loan agreement”

Indian Navy launches 3rd Scorpene class submarine Karanj

Indian Navy today launched the third Scorpene class submarine Karanj. Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba’s wife Reena Lanba launched the submarine, which has been constructed by shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) in Mumbai. Speaking on the occasion, Admiral Lanba said the submarine will undergo rigorous tests for the next one year before it is commissioned.Continue reading “Indian Navy launches 3rd Scorpene class submarine Karanj”

PM Modi to launch first Khelo India School Games

PM Modi to launch first Khelo India School Games in New Delhi; Govt plans to develop sports infrastructure in universities Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the first Khelo India School Games at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi today. The games will continue until 8th of next month. Khelo India is expected toContinue reading “PM Modi to launch first Khelo India School Games”

Theresa May visiting China

UK PM  Theresa May visiting  the central Chinese city of Wuhan Wednesday on the UK’s trade probabilities outside of the European Union. PM begins her three-day visit to the country, education programmes with China including deals worth some £550m to the economy. Assured nation to raise human rights and Hong Kong’s political situation with China’s leaders this week. PMContinue reading “Theresa May visiting China”

Dear N.K ,The Africa Rail 2018 conference

nksagar_1@yahoo.com 31 Jan. at 1:32 pm Dear N.K , The Africa Rail 2018 conference is almost full, the continent’s largest and most established railway conference, is taking place on the 12-13 June 2018 and it’s bringing the buyers to you! With only 15 slots remaining this is your chance to put your company in front of Africa’sContinue reading “Dear N.K ,The Africa Rail 2018 conference”

Summary:Election Expenses of MLAs from the Himachal Pradesh Assembly 2017 Elections

Summary and Highlights of Election Expenses of MLAs from the Himachal Pradesh Assembly 2017 Elections                  Less than 50% of the Limit:  Out of 68 MLAs analysed, 25(37%)  MLAs have declared election expenses of less than 50% of the expense limit of Rs. 28 lakhs in their constituency. Average Election Expenses: Based on the election expense declarations of 68 MLAs from Himachal Pradesh Assembly, the average amount of money spent by themContinue reading “Summary:Election Expenses of MLAs from the Himachal Pradesh Assembly 2017 Elections”

Quake M6.1 – Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

2018-01-31 07:07:00 (M6.1) Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan 36.5 70.8 (3fa06). Quake epicenter was near Afghanistan’s Jarm, which was hit by a devastating 7.5 magnitude quake in October 2015 that triggered landslides and flattened buildings, killing more than 380 people across the region. Preliminary Earthquake Report Magnitude 6.1 Date-Time 31 Jan 2018 07:07:00 UTC 31 JanContinue reading “Quake M6.1 – Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan”

Dear Mr. Sagar, Budget 2017 big bets: Arun Jaitley must make it:

Originally posted on Sagar Media Inc:
Dear Mr. Sagar Budget 2017 big bets: Arun Jaitley must make it attractive for private sector to invest in infrastructure, housing Budget 2017 is expected to be a ‘big’ budget. With GST on the anvil and demonetisation already undertaken, the ground has been laid for the government to announce…