India’s prime minister said on Saturday his country has done well in containing the coronavirus pandemic and announced $1.46 trillion in infrastructure projects to boost the sagging economy.
The mergers, which cut to 12 the total number of state-owned banks from 27 in 2017, are the first since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government won re-election in late May.
Several hundred staff gathered outside the airline's headquarters in Mumbai on Thursday, chanting "We want justice" and "Please save Jet Airways."
India has raised its import duty on wheat to 40 per cent from 30 per cent, the government said late on Friday, as the world’s No.2 producer of the grain tries to support local farmers
India’s finance ministry is considering cutting excise duties on petrol and diesel to cushion the impact of record high domestic prices, three government officials close to the discussions said.
The name change to the Narendra Modi Stadium was unveiled at the 132,000-seat venue formerly known as Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad, in the western state of Gujarat, where India are playing England in the third match of a four-game test series.
PM Modi took to twitter and wrote, “Glad to have met boxers @nikhat_zareen, @BoxerMoun and Parveen Hooda who made India proud at the Women's World Boxing Championship.
Bruening, 61, had threatened last week to return a top civilian award for cow protection that she won — the Padma Shri award — after her request for a visa extension was denied.
A local NGO and the state forest department have also been roped in to keep birds and bands of monkeys out of Air Force One's way on the runway at Ahmedabad airport.
"In the past 10 days, we have caught 45-odd monkeys," Raag Patel from the Nature Conservation Foundation said.