Equities buoy on hopes of healthy Q3 results

Mumbai , Jan 19

Indian equities markets traded in the positive territory during the mid-afternoon trade session on Thursday as hopes of healthy third-quarter (Q3) results buoyed investors' sentiments.

New mobile app to help fishermen

Kochi , Jan 19

An app under the aegis of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has been developed to aid fishermen to increase their catch and reduce the cost of operations, the developers said.

Cabinet clears Rs 45,000 cr loan to FCI from Small Savings Fund

New Delhi , Jan 18

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a loan of Rs 45,000 crore to the FCI out of the National Small Savings Fund, as well as exempted most states and UTs from the mandatory investment norms for funds collected under the NSSF scheme.

45 proposals received under regional connectivity scheme

New Delhi , Jan 18

The central government on Wednesday said it has received an 'encouraging' response to its regional connectivity scheme (RCS) with 45 initial proposals coming in from 11 bidders covering more than 200 regional routes.

RBI Board 'advised' to approve demonetisation at day's notice

New Delhi , Jan 18

In a revelation about how the crucial decision on demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes was taken by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) at a day's notice, RBI Governor Urjit Patel on Wednesday told a Parliamentary Committee that the apex bank had been "advised" by the government on November 7 to hold a board meeting on the issue.

Kolkata ATC declares emergency post flight diversion: IndiGo

New Delhi/Kolkata , Jan 18

Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Wednesday said its Delhi-Dibrugarh flight which landed in Kolkata due to a technical snag was declared as an emergency landing on a 'suo moto' basis by the Kolkata Air Traffic Control.