EU mulls stricter measures on Brazilian meat imports

Brasilia, March 30 : The European Union will take stricter measures on the import of meat from Brazil, an EU official has said here. After a meeting on Wednesday with Brazilian Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi, EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said the measures might include more credentials for meat imports, Xinhua news […]

Mahakaushal Express derails in UP

Jhansi, March 30 : At least six passengers were injured after eight coaches of the Mahakaushal Express derailed on Thursday morning in Uttar Pradesh, officials said. The incident occurred around 2 a.m. when the express train that runs between Jabalpur and Hazrat Nizamuddin derailed near Kulpahar station here. An official of the North Central Railways […]

SC orders SIT probe against two former Karanataka CMs

New Delhi, March 29 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Karnataka Police to probe two former Chief Ministers – H.D. Kumaraswamy and N. Dharam Singh – in connection with large scale illegal iron ore mining in the state between 1999 and 2004. A bench of Justice P.C. Ghose and Justice R.F. Nariman directed […]

Complaints against 95 advertisements in December upheld: ad watchdog

Mumbai, March 29 : The advertising industry watchdog on Wednesday said its Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) has upheld complaints against 95 out of 125 advertisements in the categories of healthcare, food and beverages, education,personal care and others in December, 2016 for either misleading campaigns or not able to substantiate their claim. “Out of 95 advertisements […]

Russia, Iran sign economic cooperation deals

[RUSSIA : Russian President Vladimir Putin, second right, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, second left, Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoi, left, and Putin’s special representative on questions of ecology and transport Sergei Ivanov, right, visit Franz Josef Land archipelago in the Arctic, Russia, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Russia has sought to strengthen its foothold in the […]