To boost sub-regional economic cooperation, Bimstec Secretary-General Shahidul Islam on Thursday called for faster negotiations for the conclusion of a free trade agreement (FTA) within this grouping of South Asian and Southeast Asian nations.
Omnicare Drugs India Pvt Ltd, a 100 per cent subsidiary of the UAE's largest pharmaceutical manufacturer Neopharma LLC, and ASKA Pharmaceuticals Co, a top pharma brand in Japan, will jointly set up a manufacturing facility in Visakhapatnam.
The government has embarked on numerous projects to develop road and railways, among others, besides boosting trade and economic relations with Bangladesh, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Harsh Vardhan Shringla said here on Thursday.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday demanded that the railways deploy staff at all unmanned level crossings across the country to make them safer for people.
West Bengal will have a single-phase panchayat (rural body) polls on May 14, the State Election Commission announced on Wednesday.
The Central government on Thursday asked the top court collegium to reconsider its recommendation for the elevation of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K.M. Joseph as a judge of the Supreme Court.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday left for Wuhan where he will take part in an informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
A BJP delegation led by its leaders from West Bengal on Thursday met Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to apprise them of the ongoing violence in the state ahead of the upcoming panchayat polls.
The DNA test of a highly decomposed body found near Kovalam in Kerala last week confirmed on Thursday that it was of a Latvian woman who went missing last month.
The Congress on Thursday accused the RSS of getting a "motivated PIL" filed in the case of death of Judge B. H. Loya, saying it was filed by a BJP worker, Suraj Lolage, on the "directions" of RSS leader Bhaiyyaji Joshi, who asked him not to withdraw it before the Supreme Court.