Google to acquire cloud migration platform Alooma(04:40) San Francisco, Feb 20 (IANS) Google on Tuesday announced that it will acquire Silicon Valley data migration company Alooma to grow its cloud business service in its latest efforts to compete with its rivals Amazon and Microsoft.
India, Spain express support for rules-based free trade, multilateralism(01:50) Madrid, Feb 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Spanish counterpart Josep Borrell on Tuesday agreed, following a bilateral meeting in the Spanish capital, that both countries supported the promotion of multilateralism and a rules-based concept of free trade.
Pakistan welcomes economic lifeline from Saudi(00:30) Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Pakistan hopes to apply oil to its stuttering economy in the form of a $20 billion investment pledged by the Saudi crown prince during his visit to the south Asian nation, where he was received with pomp and ceremony.
Union Cabinet takes 23 decisions, CCEA five ahead of polls' announcement(00:18) New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With Election Commission expected to announce the schedule of Lok Sabha elections in the first week of March, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday took 23 decisions and the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved five proposals which will benefit various sections including Central government employees and farmers.
Cabinet sanctions Rs 2,055 cr for Swadesh Darshan Scheme(00:08) New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the continuation of the Swadesh Darshan Scheme during the extent of 14th Finance Commission - ending in 2020 -and beyond, sanctioning Rs 2,055 crore for 60 projects under the scheme to be completed by December 2019.
US envoy tells Pakistan to end support to terror groups(23:42) Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) Condemning the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district that had left 40 CRPF troopers dead, US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster on Tuesday urged Pakistan to end support to terror groups operating on its soil.
Cabinet okays new rural livelihood scheme(23:36) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. on Tuesday approved the implementation of the National Rural Economic Transformation Project (NRETP).
Cabinet approves new solar energy scheme for farmers(23:30) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday approved the launch of Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan with the objective of providing financial and water security to farmers.
Cabinet clears fresh changes in companies law(23:18) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) To incentivize compliance with law and to extend greater Ease of Doing Business (EoDB), the Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the promulgation of the Companies (Second Amendment) Ordinance 2019.
Cabinet nod to new company for commercial use of ISRO programmes(23:14) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday gave its approval for setting up a new company under the Department of Space, to commercially exploit the research and development work carried out by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
Cabinet clears reform to enhance domestic oil & gas exploration(22:56) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved a new policy framework on reforms in exploration and licensing (E&L) sector that aims to enhance domestic exploration and production of oil and gas by providing more attractive terms to investors.
Telangana CM calls for empowering states(22:38) Hyderabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday called for empowering the states, saying the time has come for reinventing India by setting a development-centric national agenda and moving away from centralization.