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‘Hope new policy won’t abolish Lokayukta itself’

Bengaluru, Feb 27 | Batting for a stronger Lokayukta institution, Karnataka Lokayukta Justice P. Vishwanatha Shetty, on Saturday said that he is hopeful that...

US report on Saudi killing of journalist underpins Mideast policy shift...

By Arul LouisNew York, Feb 27 | Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has personally been blamed in a report released by President Joe...

Eng’s rotation policy building army of amazing cricketers: Steyn

Johannesburg, Feb 21 | South African fast bowling great Dale Steyn threw his weight behind England's controversial rotation policy. Steyn said that the rotation...

S.Korea’s ONE store grows amid Google’s Play store policy row

Seoul, Feb 21 | South Korea's app market ONE store appears to be emerging as a possible alternative to Google's Play store in the...

Govt to form new employment policy to beat Covid blues

By Navneet MishraNew Delhi, Feb 21 | The Narendra Modi-led Central government is likely to formulate a new national employment policy to generate jobs...

No dilution in deep sea fishing policy: Vijayan (Ld)

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 | After being taken to task by Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala over a proposed project of handing over deep-sea fishing to...

‘New geospatial policy opportunity for Indian industry’

New Delhi, Feb 19 | Experts from a range of domains on Friday discussed the implications and the road to implementation of the recently...

Google purges 55M policy violating reviews from Maps in 2020

New Delhi, Feb 19 | Google Maps has blocked or removed 55 million policy-violating reviews and nearly three million fake Business Profiles in 2020. This...

Can’t read your chats with new privacy policy: WhatsApp

New Delhi, Feb 19 | Facing intense scrutiny over alleged data sharing with Facebook via new privacy policy, WhatsApp has reiterated that personal messages...

US Fed officials see easy monetary policy needed for some time

Washington, Feb 18 | US Federal Reserve officials broadly agreed that the Fed's easy monetary policy will remain in place for some time, according...

Maharashtra announces Caravan Tourism policy to boost leisure tours

Mumbai, Feb 17 | Nearly 11 years after the Centre set the ball rolling for Caravan Tourism, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday approved its...

Google Play Store fees to jump on new billing policy in...

Seoul, Feb 16 | Google Play Store fees could increase by more than $136 million in South Korea due to new billing policy that...

Friendship with B’desh cornerstone of our foreign policy: Indian envoy

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Feb 15 | Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami on Monday said that Bangladesh is India's true and special...

Farm reform domestic policy, but following protests: UK

Chandigarh, Feb 12 | Agricultural reform is a domestic policy issue for India but the UK government will continue to follow the farmers' protest...

India’s Budget points to a loosening of fiscal policy: Fitch Ratings

Mumbai/Hong Kong, Feb 11 | Indias Budget presented on February 1 by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman points to a loosening of fiscal policy...

‘US Fed should maintain patiently accommodative monetary policy stance’

Washington, Feb 11 | US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said that it's important for the central bank to maintain a "patiently accommodative monetary...

K’taka’s new sand mining policy allows extraction from 183 blocks

Bengaluru, Feb 10 | In a bid to provide fillip to the construction activities across Karnataka, Mines and Geology Minister Murugesh R. Nirani on...

Kim Jong-un specifies policy direction for economic development

Seoul, Feb 10 | North Korean leader Kim Jong-un specified policy direction related to this year's economic development plan at a meeting of the...

Port Trusts, Railways, Posts out of purview of new PSE policy

New Delhi, Feb 9 | Major Port Trusts, the Airports Authority of India, the Indian Railways and Posts along with regulatory bodies and companies...

Twitter India’s Public Policy head Mahima Kaul quits

New Delhi, Feb 7 | After serving for five years at Twitter India, Mahima Kaul who is currently Director, Public Policy, India and South...

Govt’s disinvestment policy not akin to ‘selling family silver’: FM

Mumbai, Feb 7 | Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the government's latest disinvestment policy including the proposal to privatise two state-run...

Panel to look into proposed new excise policy in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 5 | At the Cabinet meeting held on Friday, Delhi government approved a proposal to set up a committee of Group...

‘Scrapping policy will benefit vehicle owners more than the industry’ (IANS...

By Navneet MishraNew Delhi, Feb 5 | Union Road Transport and Highways Secretary Giridhar Aramane says that the new scrapping policy has been brought...

Challenge WhatsApp privacy policy in Delhi HC, SC to CAIT

New Delhi, Feb 5 | The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) seeking...

Integrate women into int’l trade, biz and policy making: Experts

By Sujit ChakrabortyAgartala, Feb 5 | Integration of women in international trade and business and to ensure gender equality while crafting trade policies would...

There, there: Monetary Policy February 2021 (Opinion)

By Suyash ChoudharyThe monetary policy was set against a backdrop full of push and pull factors. Some of them were as follows: Resurging domestic...

Das urges policy action to keep petro products, industrial raw material...

Mumbai, Feb. Feb 5 | Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday put onus on both the Centre and states to...

Plea in SC: Stay WhatsApp privacy policy that affects 400 mn...

New Delhi, Jan 30 | A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking an interim stay on the operation of new privacy...

K’taka to come out with new sandmining policy: Minister

Bengaluru, Jan 30 | Karnataka said that it would take steps to introduce a separate sand policy for the coastal region of the state,...

Make policy efforts to attract EV makers in UP, Yogi asks...

Lucknow, Jan 29 | Uttar Pradesh is moving towards becoming a hub for electric vehicles (EVs) as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials...

Iran FM calls Trump’s Iran policy ‘maximum failure’

Tehran, Jan 29 | Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described the policy of Donald Trump's administration on Iran as "maximum failure," noting the...

HC seeks Centre response on plea on policy for special needs...

New Delhi, Jan 28 | The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a response from the central government on a petition filed by a...

Budget to announce policy on PSU privatisation

New Delhi, Jan 28 | The Union Budget 2021-22 may come out with a policy on privatisation of public sector enterprises detailing the scope...

Zuckerberg defends WhatsApp privacy policy amid India backlash

New Delhi, Jan 28 | Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has defended the upcoming WhatsApp privacy policy that has witnessed a massive backlash in India,...

US ends ‘zero tolerance’ border policy leading to family separations

Washington, Jan 28 | US President Joe Biden's administration on Tuesday rescinded former President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" border policy, which had lead to...

Silverwood happy with England’s rotation policy

London, Jan 26 | England head coach Chris Silverwood said that he is happy with the rotation policy they currently have in place. England...

EU foreign policy chief to visit Russia in Feb

Moscow, Jan 26 | Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, will embark on a visit...

Downloading WhatsApp not mandatory: Delhi HC on new policy

New Delhi, Jan 25 | While hearing a petition seeking direction for an injunction against the updated privacy policy by WhatsApp, the Delhi High...

J&K approves industrial land allotment policy

Jammu, Jan 22 | The Administrative Council (AC), which met here under the chairmanship of J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, approved the adoption of...

SC asks Centre to share policy for declaring public holidays

New Delhi, Jan 18 | The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to share its policy for declaring public holidays. The observation was...

Japan PM makes 1st policy speech, vows to curb Covid resurgence

Tokyo, Jan 18 | In his first-ever policy speech since taking office last September, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday outlined his determination...

‘Niti Aayog must include rummy, skill games in draft policy’

Panaji, Jan 18 | Niti Aayog's guidelines for fantasy sports should cover the entire gamut of online skill-based games, including rummy, which accounts for...

Jaishankar says that Indian foreign policy is about a multi-polar world

New Delhi, Jan 16 | The External Affairs Committee of Parliamentary Affairs met on Saturday to brief members of Parliament on questions raised by...

Facing scrutiny, WhatsApp defers new data privacy policy

New Delhi, Jan 16 | Facing intense criticism worldwide and now a court case in India, WhatsApp has deferred its new data privacy policy...

Delhi HC bench recuses hearing plea against WhatsApp’s new privacy policy

New Delhi, Jan 15 | A single judge bench of the Delhi High Court on Friday recused from hearing a petition against the Facebook-owned...

‘Be careful not to prematurely discuss exiting easy monetary policy’

Washington, Jan 15 | US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said that the Fed should be careful not to prematurely discuss an exit from...

Sonia Aggarwal to be Biden’s climate policy adviser

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 14 | An expert on energy and climate change, Sonia Aggarwal, was named on Thursday by President-elect Joe Biden...

WhatsApp’s upcoming data policy challenged in Delhi HC

New Delhi, Jan 14 | An application was moved in the Delhi High Court on Thursday against instant messaging application WhatsApp's upcoming data and...

Kamal’s party announces 7-point agenda for industrial policy

Chennai, Jan 13 | Creation of a Ministry of Possibilities, incentivising industries to be set up in backward areas, holding of quarterly summit...

Pakistan embraces terror as state policy: Gen Naravane

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Tuesday that Pakistan continues to embrace terrorism as an instrument...

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Sensex closes 750 points up; auto, metal index surge (Ld)

Mumbai, March 1 | The key Indian equity indices soared on Monday with the BSE Sensex closing nearly 750 points higher.Auto, metal and banking...