Daily Archives: April 7, 2021

Law and order prerequisite to attract investors

After a long wait, the United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) has finally released both the employees of Quippo Oil and Gas Infrastructure Limited,...

India’s plurality at stake?

Eroding Democratic RightsBy Dhurjati Mukherjee Lately reports by independent and reputed agencies batting for democracy and civil rights have downgraded India’s status claiming it is...

India, Russia discuss defence ties, Afghan peace process, Indo-Pacific

New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) Russia on Tuesday promised joint production of weapons systems in India as the two countries held extensive talks covering...

Lavrov says production of Indian vaccine in Russia cannot be ruled out

New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) The Russian side has signed several contracts with Indian firms to manufacture over 700 million doses of the anti-coronavirus...

12.5% Growth Rate For India Likely This Year, Says IMF

Washington, Apr 6 (PTI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday projected an impressive 12.5 per cent growth rate for India in 2021, stronger...

Pre-pack is ‘liquidation-remote resolution mechanism’, says IBBI chief

New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI): The pre-pack framework for stressed assets under the insolvency law is a “liquidation-remote resolution mechanism” and will also help...

Economic recovery still shallow, a month’s national lockdown can dent GDP by 2%: Report

New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI): India’s economic recovery is still “shallow” and a month’s national lockdown to curb the rising pace of COVID-19 infections...

Nagaland MLAs rose above party lines to facilitate solution to Naga political issue: CM

Kohima, Apr 6 (PTI) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Tuesday said that all the 60 members of the state assembly have risen above...

Rs 20 lakh to family of local volunteers dying during COVID-19 duty in Mizoram

 Aizawl, Apr 6 (PTI) The Mizoram government on Tuesday decided that next of kin of local volunteers drafted into COVID-19 duty who succumbs to...

MeECL to disconnect power supply of defaulting consumers

Shillong, Apr 6 (PTI) With the closure of the one-time settlement scheme for clearing outstanding electricity bills, the Meghalaya Electricity Corporation Ltd (MeECL) has...

70 new cases push Assam’s COVID-19 tally to 2,18,740

Guwahati, Apr 6 (PTI) Assam's COVID-19 tally has mounted to 2,18,740 as the state reported this year's highest single-day spike of 70 fresh cases,...

Assam election 2021: Priyanka Gandhi says voters will triumph over ‘irresponsible’ Election Commission, BJP’s...

Guwahati, Apr 6 (PTI): With the final phase of the assembly elections in Assam taking place on Tuesday, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said...

North Korea says it won’t participate in Tokyo Olympics

Seoul, 6 Apr: North Korea said it will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic. A website run by the North's...

When will next generation of tennis overtake the Big Three?

Miami, 6 Apr: The next generation of men's tennis remains a jumble of unrealized potential. With Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer skipping the...

Global recovery expected to be asynchronous between advanced and emerging market economies: IMF

Washington, Apr 6 (PTI) The global recovery is expected to be asynchronous and divergent between advanced and emerging market economies, the IMF said on...

Naval exercise in Indian Ocean between Quad and France should be conducive for regional...

Beijing, Apr 6 (PTI) China said on Tuesday that military cooperation between countries should be conducive to regional peace, a day after Quad members,...

Biden confident that higher corporate tax will not drive companies out of US

Washington, Apr 6 (PTI) US President Joe Biden has exuded confidence that his proposal to hike the corporate tax is unlikely to drive companies...

China cautions Japan ahead of US-Japan summit

Beijing, Apr 6 (AP) China's foreign minister has cautioned Japan against teaming up with the US to counter China, ahead of a US-Japan summit...

Iran prosecutor says 10 indicted for Ukraine plane shootdown

Dubai, Apr 6 (AP) Ten officials have been indicted in Iran over the 2020 military shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed 176...