Centre frames infrastructure policy to check challenges of urbanisation

New Delhi, Feb 26 : To address the emerging urbanisation challenges, the government has come out with an infrastructure policy to promote living close to mass public transport corridors like metro, monorail and bus rapid transit, an official statement said on Sunday. The Urban Development Ministry has formulated a “National Transit Oriented Development Policy” which […]

HSBC being probed for abetting tax evasion in India, elsewhere

New Delhi, Feb 26 : Tax authorities in India and other countries are probing HSBC Bank, including its Swiss and Dubai offices, for allegedly abetting tax evasion by four Indians and their families, the multinational lender has disclosed. “Various tax administrations, regulatory and law enforcement authorities around the world, including in the US, France, Belgium, […]

SpiceJet to launch Kolkata-Dhaka service from March 23

New Delhi, Feb 26 : Low budget airlines SpiceJet on Sunday announced that it would launch a direct service on the Kolkata-Dhaka-Kolkata sector from March 23. With addition of the Bangladesh capital, the airline will operate to 7 international destinations, a SpiceJet release said. “To celebrate the launch of the new route, the airline has […]

Modi hails ISRO’s achivements, interceptor missile success

New Delhi, Feb 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday heaped praise on Indian scientists for launching 104 satellites into space in one go and for carrying out test of Ballistic Interceptor Missile. In the 29th edition of his radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’, Modi said: “India has created history by becoming the first […]