Marshall Islands first to ratify greenhouse gas pact

Majuro (Marshall Islands), Feb 28 : Marshall Islands, a low-lying atoll nation in the Pacific Ocean, on Tuesday became the first country to ratify a 2016 United Nations accord to cut the use of greenhouse gases, saying it will not survive without urgent action to cut emissions globally. Its parliament gave its approval to the […]

Nepal reiterates bilateral cooperation under Belt and Road

Kathmandu, Feb 28 : Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has reiterated that Kathmandu and Beijing will carry out bilateral development cooperation projects under the framework of the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative. Dahal said this during his meeting with Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong on Tuesday, Xinhua reported. Dahal told Yu that Nepal […]

Caution ahead of macro-data release suppresses equities

Mumbai, Feb 28 : Caution ahead of the release of major domestic macro-economic data points, along with heavy selling pressure witnessed in oil and gas, automobile and energy stocks, suppressed the Indian equities markets on Tuesday. However, loses were pared on the back of higher foreign fund inflows and broadly positive global indices. The macro-data […]

Rural innovation, startup conclave in Hyderabad next month

Hyderabad, Feb 28 : The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) on Tuesday announced the launch of India’s first Rural Innovation and Startup Conclave’ (RISC2017) to be held March 23 and 24. The focus of the two-day event to be held at NIRDPR is to build capacities and promote fresh talent by […]

Nagaland tops IT, e-Governance sector

Kohima, Feb 28 : The Computer Society of India (CSI)-Nihilent Nagaland on Tuesday declared Nagaland as a top performing state from among the northeastern states in Information Technology and e-Governance sector. “Nagaland is the only state in India where the state is acting as Service Centre Agency without engaging private companies for running Common Service […]