Australia tightens security checks on airport staff

Canberra, Oct 23 : Workers at Australia’s major airports will face additional screening measures as part of a security crackdown, authorities said on Monday. The tighter controls come after authorities foiled an alleged terror plot to bring down a plane leaving Sydney Airport in July, reports the BBC. Australian baggage handlers and airport staff working […]

Key Indian equity indices open higher

Mumbai, Oct 23 : The key Indian equity indices on Monday opened higher. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 92.39 points or 0.29 per cent higher soon after opening. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 30.10 points or 0.30 per cent higher at 10,176.65 points. The Sensex […]

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 […]

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. […]

 ‘I am being sacked’, Mistry texted wife before board meet

New Delhi: “I am being sacked” was the text message former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus P Mistry sent to his wife Rohiqa minutes after he was asked to either resign or face termination over Tata Trusts losing confidence in him for a variety of reasons. Minutes before the October 24, 2016 board meeting of Tata […]