Stage-1 of Assam Gas Cracker project commissioned

New Delhi: The first phase of long-delayed Rs 9,285-crore Assam Gas Cracker project, the first petrochemical project in the North East, has been commissioned. “The cracker, polypropylene (PP) unit, gas processing unit and all utilities have been commissioned,” said B C Tripathi, Chairman and Managing Director of GAIL India, the majority stake holder in [Full Article...]


Mudra Yojana hasn’t grown the way I wanted: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that the pace of enrolment for the Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY) to help small entrepreneurs had not picked up the way he expected it to. “Though the MUDRA (Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency) Yojana is in place to help small entrepreneurs, the speed [Full Article...]


Selfie, delicious dinner in Modi’s itinerary

Prime Minister dines with Lee at Indian restaurant in Singapore Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday was a “happy guest” on his maiden visit to Singapore where he had a vegetarian dinner with his counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and his wife at an Indian restaurant in Little India. “Diwali lights & delicious Indian [Full Article...]


SA fall under spin pressure as India eye series win

Nagpur: A staggering 20 wickets fell on a dramatic second day as India shot out South Africa for a record-low first innings score of 79 before setting the visitors a formidable target of 310 to win the third and penultimate cricket Test and clinch the series. At stumps at the VCA Ground, Jamtha, South [Full Article...]


Modi’s Pitch

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi has of late proved himself to be a prisoner of indecision, being at the cross-currents of sangh intolerance and political savvy. But his Tea Diplomacy last week shows that he was back on track. He talked to Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over a cup of tea. His address in Parliament concluding the Constitution Day debate also emphasised a shared commitment to guiding principles. Modi’s diplomacy marked a significant departure from the bitter animosities in Parliament over the stalled legislations [Full Article...]