Net claims of non-residents on India went up in Q4-2015: RBI

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: India’s International Investment Position (IIP) for the quarter ending March 2015 shows that liabilities of residents to non-residents went up as the net claims of non-residents on India (as reflected by the net IIP) increased by US$ 9.3 billion over the previous quarter to US$ 363.0 billion. This change in the net…

Australia Today: Wave power for Australian grid

Newsroom24x7 Desk BioPower Systems Pty Ltd (BioPower) has finished constructing its prototype wave power unit to be installed off the coast of Port Fairy, Victoria, later this year. ‘If successfully installed, it will be the second ARENA supported wave energy device supplying energy to a major Australian grid, feeding 250kW of renewable energy into the…

Delhi Police busts International narcotics syndicate

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: A team of Special Cell of Delhi Police has busted an international narcotic syndicate. Three members of the syndicate including a woman have been arrested with 15 Kg opium in their possession.The International value of recovered opium is estimated to be Rs. 15 crores. Three mobile phones with SIM cards used in…

First arrest in the killing of 18 Army personnel at Chandel in Manipur

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: National Investigation Agency has arrested Khumlo Abi Anal@Ambison, a senior functionary and the Regional Chairman, of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland(K) of Chandel District. This is the first arrest in the NIA investigation into the killing of 18 Army personnel at Chandel in Manipur on 4th June, 2015. Investigation has revealed that…

Modi calls upon farmers to raise the output of Pulses

Newsroom24x7 Desk Government to Pay Special Attention to the Dairy Sector in Jharkhand: PM IARI- Jharkhand will help in meeting the challenges in the field of agriculture in eastern part of the Country: Union Minister for Agriculture Barhi (Jharkhand): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called upon farmers to raise the production of pulses in order to…

Australian Government gives a £20 million boost to Charitable organizations

Newsroom24x7 Desk Australian Cabinet Office has launched a £20 million Local Sustainability Fund to help around 250 voluntary organizations to secure their futures. Parliamentary Secretary (Minister for Civil Society) Rob Wilson MP and the Cabinet Office launched an initiative that will provide grants to increase the sustainability of around 250 organizations working in the voluntary, community and…