2 Italian regions voting in non-binding referendum on autonomy

Milan, Oct 22 : Amidst the Catalan crisis in Spain, two other rich regions in southern Europe – Lombardy and Veneto of Italy – are voting on Sunday in a referendum for greater autonomy from the central government in Rome. Unlike the Catalan independence referendum, however, the twin referendums for autonomy in north Italy are […]

Toll collectors flee after BJP MLA confronts them

Ghaziabad, Oct 22 : Collectors at a toll plaza here fled after BJP MLA Dalbeer Singh raised questions about their legality on Sunday, allowing hundreds of vehicles to pass through for two hours without paying any money. Officials later said the toll bridge was legal. The toll plaza, which sports the name of the National […]

Economy strong, in right direction: PM

Dahej (Gujarat), Oct 22 : The Indian economy’s fundamentals are strong and the economy is headed in the right direction, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. The Prime Minister said this at a public rally after dedicating a ferry service from Ghogha in Bhavnagar to Dahej in South Gujarat. “Despite strict initiatives, the country’s […]

Process of important economic decisions will continue: PM

Dahej (Guj): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that the process of taking “important decisions” regarding the economic reforms will continue. The prime minister’s assertion came at a time when the Opposition parties have been attacking demonetisation and GST rollout. On a day-long visit to Gujarat, Modi also reached out to traders, saying their […]

14 companies to invest Rs 3,000 cr in Telangana’s textile park

Hyderabad, Oct 22 : Fourteen companies have so far come forward to set up units with a total investment of over Rs 3,000 crore in the proposed Kakatiya Mega Textile Park in Telangana’s Warangal district, an official statement said. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will on Sunday formally lay the foundation stone of the project. […]

PM opens Ro-Ro ferry, calls it landmark in South-East Asia

[Bhavnagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing ?Poojan? at Ghogha Sea Ferry Point to mark the inauguration of Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro Ferry Service, in Ghogha, Bhavnagar, Gujarat on Sunday. /PTI] Bhavnagar (Gujarat), Oct 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of a 31-km Ghogha-Dahej ‘roll-on, roll-off’ (Ro-Ro) ferry service, a first-of-its-kind in […]