Sunday, December 03, 2023
  • obama announces new cuba policy to normalise relations

    Obama announces new Cuba policy to normalise relations

    World | December 27, 2014 12:43 IST

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced a historical, new policy toward Cuba, in a move to normalise relations and end more than five decades of estrangement between the two countries."We will end an

  • general motors announces 3.6 bn investment in mexico

    General Motors announces $3.6 bn investment in Mexico

    December 12, 2014 10:34 IST

    Mexico City: US auto giant General Motors(GM) on Thursday announced $3.6 billion in investment to be made in Mexico by 2018.the funds will be mainly used for moderniSing and expanding the firm's manufacturing plants in the

  • barak obama announces attorney general s resignation

    Barak Obama announces attorney general's resignation

    World | September 26, 2014 6:38 IST

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Thursday announced Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation. However, he will stay until his successor is confirmed.Obama made the official announcement at the White House alongside Holder, 63, who is

  • canada announces further sanctions against russia

    Canada announces further sanctions against Russia

    World | September 17, 2014 6:55 IST

    Toronto: Canada has imposed further economic sanctions and travel bans against Russia in support of Ukraine, Canadia's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said on Tuesday.Since the start of the Ukraine crisis, Canada has imposed economic

  • portuguese nurses announces strike against austerity

    Portuguese nurses announces strike against austerity

    World | September 05, 2014 8:39 IST

    Lisbon: The Syndicate of Portuguese Nurses (SEP) announced a two-day national strike to protest against overstretched working timetables and lack of employees in the country.The strike has been planned for Sep 24 and 25 to

  • russia announces military drills ahead of nato summit

    Russia announces military drills ahead of NATO summit

    World | September 04, 2014 8:34 IST

    Moscow: Russia announced on Wednesday that its strategic missile forces (RVSN) will hold large-scale drills in southern Siberia this month.The announcement came a day before the two-day NATO summit kicks off in Wales, where leaders

  • tamil nadu government announces amma seeds for farmers

    Tamil Nadu government announces 'Amma seeds' for farmers

    India | August 08, 2014 7:22 IST

    Chennai: Continuing with its various welfare initiatives, the Tamil Nadu government yesterday announced its decision to supply ‘Amma' seeds to provide farmers and general public with quality seeds at reasonable price.Making a suo motu statement

  • iranian pm announces cabinet reshuffle

    Iranian PM announces cabinet reshuffle

    World | July 12, 2014 7:49 IST

    Dublin: Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Friday announced new cabinet reshuffle, promoting five TDs (members of parliament) to the cabinet.The appointments were formalised by Irish President Michael D Higgins later in the afternoon. Kenny

  • jayalalithaa announces free rice to mosques for ramzan

    Jayalalithaa announces free rice to mosques for Ramzan festival

    India | June 25, 2014 18:11 IST

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced allocation of 4,500 tonne rice free of cost to mosques for preparing gruel consumed to break the fast during Ramzan season.In a release here, she noted

  • jessop announces suspension of work at dum dum plant

    Jessop announces suspension of work at Dum Dum plant

    India | May 15, 2014 16:36 IST

    Kolkata: Jessop has announced “suspension of operations” at its 226 year old Dum Dum works in the city from today citing “continuous malicious intervention of outsiders in the functioning of the plant”.“There was no other

  • chief minister announces concession after protests break

    Chief Minister announces concession after protests break out on toll hike

    India | May 09, 2014 11:28 IST

    Bangalore:  Amid persistent protests against the toll hike on the National Highway leading to international airport, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said there will be concession on toll for villagers within the proximity of the highway."Toll

  • microsoft announces 3 winners for imaginecup 2014 in india

    Microsoft announces 3 winners for ImagineCup 2014 in India

    April 29, 2014 22:41 IST

    Greater Noida: Microsoft Tuesday announced three winners for its 12th ImagineCup 2014 in India. One of these teams will represent the country in the worldwide finals in July in Seattle competing for a $50,000 prize,

  • maharashtra aap announces helpline to expose scam

    Maharashtra AAP announces helpline to expose scam

    India | April 17, 2014 8:52 IST

    Mumbai:  The Maharashtra unit of AAP yesterday said it had set up a 'scam expose helpline' where people can give information about instances of corruption and malpractices.The AAP scam expose cell comprises lawyers, RTI activists

  • iit kharagpur announces short term courses with

    IIT Kharagpur announces short-term courses with international faculty

    India | March 25, 2014 16:15 IST

    Kolkata: IIT Kharagpur is now offering students of other colleges a chance to study at the elite institute under the tutelage of an international faculty.  The International Summer and Winter Term (ISWT) will run each

  • bjp announces 4 remaining candidates for mp

    BJP announces 4 remaining candidates for MP

    India | March 21, 2014 23:37 IST

    New Delhi: The BJP central election committee today announced the names of the four remaining candidates for Madhya Pradesh. Alok Sanjar, state office in-charge has been selected as candidate for Bhopal, while district president Sudhir

  • pakistan pm announces financial aid for drought hit area

    Pakistan PM announces financial aid for drought-hit area

    World | March 10, 2014 16:31 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday announced a Pakistani Rs.1 billion (around $9.82 million) aid package for the drought-affected people of Tharparkar district in the country's Sindh province.Sharif made the announcement during a briefing

  • ndmc announces special health scheme for women

    NDMC announces special health scheme for women

    India | March 04, 2014 21:51 IST

    New Delhi: North Delhi Municipal Corporation today announced a new health scheme for women which aims to bring services closer for those living in rural areas and unauthorised colonies.“NDMC will launch the ‘Stri Swasthya Suraksha

  • bjp announces rajya sabha candidates for mp rajasthan bihar

    BJP announces Rajya Sabha candidates for MP, Rajasthan, Bihar

    Politics | January 24, 2014 23:40 IST

    New Delhi: The BJP on Friday night announced the names of its candidates for Rajya Sabha elections from Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar.Delhi state BJP chief Vijay Goel, Ram Narayan Dudi and Narayan Panchariya will

  • trinamool announces names of mithun chakraborty 3 other rs

    Trinamool announces names of Mithun Chakraborty, 3 other RS candidates

    India | January 19, 2014 20:07 IST

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress today announced the nomination of painter Jogen Chowdhury, actor Mithun Chakraborty and two others as their candidates for the upcoming Rajya Sabha election in the state.Five Rajya Sabha seats will be falling

  • govt announces 7th pay commission for central employees

    Govt announces 7th Pay Commission for central employees

    India | September 25, 2013 13:42 IST

    New Delhi: Ahead of elections, the government today announced constitution of the Seventh Pay Commission, which will go into the salaries, allowances and pensions of about 80 lakh of its employees and pensioners.  “Prime Minister