Brazil opens airline sector to foreign capital

Brazil opens airline sector to foreign capital

Brasilia, June 22 -The full Chamber of Deputies of Brazil on Wednesday approved an executive order allowing foreign investors up 100 per cent ownership of Brazilian airlines, compared to the current...
UP clears Rs 2,000-crore Ramdev group project with several sops

UP clears Rs 2,000-crore Ramdev group project with several sops

Lucknow, Sep 9 - Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurveda Limited (PAL) is all set to launch an ambitious Rs 2,000-plus crore ($300 million) project in Uttar Pradesh.Officials say the proposal has found "favourable...

Turning away billions, but have right to do business: Trump

Washington, Dec 12. US President-elect Donald Trump said he was turning down "billions of dollars of deals" to avoid potential conflicts of interest, but "has the right" to still do business deals."I'm...
LAVA launches A82 smartphone

LAVA launches A82 smartphone for Rs 5,299

New Delhi, June 2 - LAVA International Ltd on Thursday launched an affordable multimedia smartphone for Rs 5,299 that supports 3G.LAVA A82 sports a 5-inch display and will be available at all...

Full-fledged mining operations after monsoons: Goa CM

Panaji, July 2 . Mining of iron ore will resume on a much more comprehensive scale after the monsoons, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Saturday, adding that if mine-owners co-operate...

Demonetisation hits foreign participants at trade fair

New Delhi, Nov 16 .  Foreign participants at the 36th India International Trade Fair (IITF) are facing a severe cash crunch with most complaining of having "zero" or "very limited" Indian money...
India, US ink eight agreements

India, US ink eight agreements, to boost defence, counter-terror cooperation

Washington, June 8 - India and the US inked eight agreements, including in the sphere of defence and energy cooperation and counter-terrorism after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President...

Banking operations paralysed due to nationwide strike 

New Delhi/Chennai, July 29  Banking operations across the country were hit on Friday as around 10 lakh employees in around 40 private and nationalised banks struck work for a day to...
What black money? Government may be in for shock

What black money? Government may be in for shock

New Delhi, Dec 1 - The main reason given by the government for demonetising high denomination notes was to curb black money. Various estimates have been made of the quantum of such...

India’s forex reserves at $360 bn

Chennai, May 28 - India's foreign exchange reserves went down to $360.90 billion as on May 20, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said.According to the foreign exchange data released by RBI,...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...