US condemns Hezbollah’s attack on Israeli froces

Newroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Jan. 29: The United States has strongly condemned Hezbollah’s attack today from Lebanon on Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and said it is in blatant violation of the cease fire between Lebanon and Israel and UN Security Council Resolution 1701, which called for the immediate cessation by Hezbollah of all attacks. The… Read More US condemns Hezbollah’s attack on Israeli froces

My priorities are the Government’s priorities: S. Jaishankar

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan 29: Dr. S. Jaishankar today said after assuming charge as Foreign Secretary of India that he has a big responsibility and Government of India’s priorities are his priorities. Talking to media-persons after assuming charge, Dr. Jaishankar said I don’t think this is the time to get into to those kinds… Read More My priorities are the Government’s priorities: S. Jaishankar

S. Jaishankar replaces Sujatha Singh as Foreign Secretary

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 28: In a surprise move just after the conclusion of US President Barack Obama’s visit for the Republic Day, Sujatha Singh was replaced by SubrahmanyamJaishankar as India’s Foreign Secretary. The decision to cut short Ms. Singh’s tenure, which was to end in August this year, was announced after a meeting… Read More S. Jaishankar replaces Sujatha Singh as Foreign Secretary

US and many European governments condemn attack on Tripoli hotel

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Jan 28: The Governments of the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, and the United Kingdom have strongly condemned yesterday’s attack on the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya and express deepest condolences to the victims and their families. Rejecting the appalling acts of terrorism, the governments of United States, France, Germany,… Read More US and many European governments condemn attack on Tripoli hotel

Madhya Pradesh to develop Smart Cities in PPP mode

Anthony de Sa at International workshop on development of Smart Cities Indore, Jan. 28: Madhya Pradesh Chief Secretary Anthony de Sa has said that cooperation will be sought from the British government, Siemens, Sysco, DFID and other organisations for development of Smart Cities in Madhya Pradesh. Smart Cities will also be developed under PPP mode,… Read More Madhya Pradesh to develop Smart Cities in PPP mode

10 top posts in GoI Public Enterprises are now being filled

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 28: Ten top posts in Government of India controlled Public Enterprises are being filled and the last date to apply for these posts varies between February 12 and March 26, 2015. List of vacancies to be filled and other details are as follows: Sl. No. Name of the PSU Post… Read More 10 top posts in GoI Public Enterprises are now being filled

Sudhir Sharma will be Director (Exploration), ONGC Videsh Ltd

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 28: Sudhir Sharma, GGM OVL/ONGC will now be Director (Exploration) in ONGC Videsh Limited. He was interviewed at a selection meeting by the Public Enterprises Selection Board yesterday. Others interviewed, along with Mr. Sudhir Sharma, for the post of Director (Exploration) in ONGC Videsh Limited were A.K. Deshwal, ED OVL, Ashutosh Bhardwaj,… Read More Sudhir Sharma will be Director (Exploration), ONGC Videsh Ltd

Pabitra Sarkar selected as Director Staff Selection Commission

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 28: Pabitra Sarkar of Indian Telecom Service (1991), has been selected for appointment as Director in the staff Selection Commission under the Department for Personnel and Training up to December 18, 2016. The Government of India yesterday issued another order approving the appointment of Sushil Kumar Singla, IFS, (HP:1994) as… Read More Pabitra Sarkar selected as Director Staff Selection Commission

Fitch Rates Bharat Petroleum’s US$ 2bn MTN Programme as ‘BBB-‘

Company’s net leverage to increase to around 5x over the next two to three years Singapore/Mumbai, Jan.28: Fitch Ratings has assigned a ‘BBB-‘ rating to India-based Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited’s (BPCL; BBB-/Stable) USD2bn medium-term note programme. KEY RATING DRIVERS Strong Government Linkage: BPCL has very strong linkages – operationally and strategically – with its 54.9%… Read More Fitch Rates Bharat Petroleum’s US$ 2bn MTN Programme as ‘BBB-‘

Obama rounds up his India visit by focussing attention on religious freedom

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 27: US President Barack Obama’s Speech at Siri Fort auditorium before he rounded up his three-day India visit today is being viewed by many as a parting shot to the ruling BJP and its saffron-clad  leaders who have recently been indulging in the Ghar Vapsi (religious conversion) campaign, as he… Read More Obama rounds up his India visit by focussing attention on religious freedom

MP Cabinet endorses Analog Semiconductor Fabrication Investment Policy

Madhya Pradesh takes lead Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal, Jan. 27: Madhya Pradesh cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today endorsed the Analog Semiconductor Fabrication Investment Policy-2015. Madhya Pradesh has become the first state in the country to frame the Analog Semiconductor Fabrication Investment policy. The policy will help in tapping immense potential in Semiconductor… Read More MP Cabinet endorses Analog Semiconductor Fabrication Investment Policy

We are working not just to increase our economic growth but also quality of life of our people: Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Desk Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sharing the India-US Business Summit dais with US President Barack Obama in New Delhi on Republic Day, said for India, the journey has been impressive…”But the road ahead is still long; because, the hopes that we wrote into our Constitution still elude many. On this occasion, President Obama talked of… Read More We are working not just to increase our economic growth but also quality of life of our people: Narendra Modi

Modi and Obama usher new era of Indo-US relationship

Newsroom24x7 Desk There is nothing to read between the lines in the statements by US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Nrandra Modi in New Delhi on the eve of India’s Republic Day. The message is loud and clear for the entire world. India and the US under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra… Read More Modi and Obama usher new era of Indo-US relationship

Spectacular Republic Day Parade in Delhi

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan 26: United States President Barack Obama watched as chief guest India’s spectacular Republic Day parade at Rajpath. President Pranab Mukherjee honoured the brave soldiers and took salute. Earlier Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate to honour the soldiers for their supreme sacrifice.… Read More Spectacular Republic Day Parade in Delhi

Padma awards for Advani, Bachchan and Bill Gates

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 25: Government of India tonight announced the Padma Awards. The Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs,… Read More Padma awards for Advani, Bachchan and Bill Gates

967 personnel have been awarded police medals

  Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 25: 967 personnel have been awarded police medals on the occasion of the Republic Day this year.  President’s Police Medals for Gallantry (PPMG) have been awarded to 25 personnel, Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG) to 132 personnel, President’s Police Medals for Distinguished Service to 98 personnel and Police Medal for Meritorious Service to 712… Read More 967 personnel have been awarded police medals

Modi, Barack reiterate commitment to deepen ties for the cause of peace, stability and prosperity

Lalit Shastri The High-water mark of the joint-statement by US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the end of bilateral talks at Hyderabad House here this afternoon was the friendly rapport between the two leaders and the reiteration of commitment by them to carry forward and strengthen bilateral relations and deepen… Read More Modi, Barack reiterate commitment to deepen ties for the cause of peace, stability and prosperity

Nuclear Deal sealed: US concedes India’s demand on tracking clause

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan 25: The Civil Nuclear Agreement between the USA and India has been sealed. The N-Deal that remained stalled since 2008 will now be operational as US President Barack Obama has used his executive powers to remove the tracking clause, which was inserted in the agreement late last year. It remains… Read More Nuclear Deal sealed: US concedes India’s demand on tracking clause

Partnership with India will be vital to U.S. strategic interests: Obama

Newsroom24x7 Desk Six months ahead of US President Barack Obama’s Visit to India for Republic Day the American Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs in its Fact Sheet (August 25, 2014) had summed up US relations with India by quoting the President himself who had called India one of the defining partnerships of the 21st… Read More Partnership with India will be vital to U.S. strategic interests: Obama

ACC clears senior appointments in IB, CRPF and BPR&D

Newsroom24x7 Desk New delhi, Jan. 24: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet today approved the appointnment of Divya Prakash Sinha,  Indian Police Service , MT , 1979 as Special Director Intelligence Bureau. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet also has approved the appointment of K Durga Prasad, Indian Police Service, AP, 1981, as Special Director General… Read More ACC clears senior appointments in IB, CRPF and BPR&D