Surprised by CAG report on Vizhinjam, welcome look into issues raised: Chandy

Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 : Noting the CAG report, which cited faults in the Vizhinjam port project agreement, may not have studied all documents, Kerala’s former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday welcomed his successor Pinarayi Vijayan saying that the government auditor’s remarks would be looked into. “Do not know how the CAG has come out […]

Morocco, Nigeria take forward ambitious gas pipeline project

Rabat, May 24 : Morocco and Nigeria have taken a major step forward to construct an over 4,000-km gas pipeline that will carry Nigerian gas through six West African countries to Morocco, improving access to energy across the nations. The two sides concluded an agreement for the Gazoduc pipeline project and another one for cooperation […]

Cabinet decides to abolish Foreign Investment Promotion Board

New Delhi, May 24 : In a major decision aimed at further easing doing business in India, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday abolished the 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), obviating the need for prior clearance for Foreign Direct Investment in more than 90 per cent cases. Industry lauded the move as a “bold” step […]

Jet Airways introduces third Mumbai-London non-stop flight

New Delhi, May 24 : Private airline major Jet Airways on Wednesday announced introduction of its third non-stop daily service between Mumbai and London Heathrow, effective from October 29. The airline will deploy Boeing 777-300ER — the biggest aircraft in its fleet — on this route, the statement added. According to the airline, the new […]

Philippines’ Duterte asks Putin for arms support

[Moscow : Russian President Vladimir Putin presents a medal to the first woman in space, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, a lawmaker, during a state award ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Russian scientists, culture and sports figures were presented with state awards by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. /PTI] Moscow, […]