Oil prices decline ahead of OPEC meeting

New York, Nov 21 : Oil prices declined as investors became cautious ahead of an OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) meeting next week, a media report said. OPEC and other key oil producers will meet on November 30 to discuss whether to extend the current price-supporting curbs on crude output, Xinhua news agency […]

Jordan launches EU-supported solar plant

Amman, Nov 21 : Jordan has with the European Union support launched a 5-megawatts solar plant located in the south of the country, a media report said. Jordan’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Kharabsheh said the plant, which was built at a total cost of $ 8 million, is part of Jordan’s efforts […]

Connectivity, climate change, terrorism to impact businesses: Jaishankar

New Delhi, Nov 20 : Connectivity, climate and terrorism are three key issues that will impact businesses in a changing world, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar said here on Monday. “What we see before us is predictably — a very diverse and differentiated picture that will both shape, and will be shaped by, a new set […]

Wipro arm to provide smart lighting with Cisco in India

Bengaluru, Nov 20 : Wipro Lighting, a part of Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting Group, on Monday said it will provide smart lighting solutions to modern buildings across the country in partnership with global networking product major Cisco. “As part of Cisco digital building solutions, we will provide connected lighting in modern workplaces using converged […]

Centre working to meet critical shortage in armed forces: Bhamre

New Delhi, Nov 20 : The government is working tirelessly to tackle critical shortages in the armed forces and designing policies in a manner to make procurements fast and transparent, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said on Monday. Bhamre was addressing a gathering after inaugurating the 2nd annual conclave of foreign defence attaches […]

Gadkari to meet London Mayor, to adopt city’s transport system

New Delhi, Nov 20 : Minister for Road, Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Monday said he will meet the Mayor of London to boost the government’s efforts to adopt the London transport system, including electric double-decker buses. Addressing a two-day conference on “Smart Mobility” here, Gadkari said the meeting was scheduled for next […]