Cooperation

  • Gujarat to roll out red carpet for China President, economic cooperation high on agenda 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The stage is all set for one of the biggest diplomatic events of the year as Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in India on Wednesday for a 3day visit. Breaking the protocol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would personally receive Jinping in Ahmedabad as a special gesture. While...
  • Nuclear power cooperation may come up during Xi's India visit September 14, 2014

    Beijing: Nuclear cooperation may be discussed during President Xi Jinping's visit to India next week with China looking to become a world leader in atomic power by 2020. Under an ambitious scheme to be finalised by April, China aims to become a world leader in nuclear power by 2020, the Hong...
  • Money laundering: RBI takes action against erring UCBs September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Cracking down on money laundering, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has closed down six Urban Cooperative Banks (UCBs) which were suspected of being used to route illegal money. The central bank has also asked state governments to take stern action against any other erring UCBs after reports emerged...
  • India, Bhutan to speed up mutually agreed projects September 11, 2014

    Thimphu: India and Bhutan on Thursday agreed to speed up the implementation of the mutually agreed projects in this country as the two sides met here to review the Indian assistance of Rs 45 billion for Bhutan's 11th Five Year Plan. The third round of the BhutanIndia Development Cooperation Talks...
  • 'Dracula Untold' trailer: Luke Evans chooses to become a creature of the night in this epic actionadventure September 11, 2014

    The master of the dark, the mysterious Dracula is very familiar to all of us. But what are his origins? Luke Evans stars in 'Dracula Untold', the origin story of the man who became Dracula. Gary Shore directs and Michael De Luca produces the epic actionadventure that costars Sarah Gadon,...
  • China's President Xi to make his first visit to India September 9, 2014

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to India as head of state on a regional visit starting this week which will also take in Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Tajikistan, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. Xi will begin his trip in Tajikistan where he will attend...
  • Australia uranium to be used in reactors under IAEA safeguards: India September 6, 2014

    Rawatbhata: A day after it signed nuclear cooperation deal with Australia, India on Saturday said that it will used the fuel procured through this deal for reactors that are under the UN watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards. Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, Ratan Kumar Sinha said that Australian...
  • RBI allows ECB lenders to extend loans in rupees September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Relaxing norms for external borrowings, the RBI today allowed ECB lenders can now extend loans in Indian Rupees to domestic businesses. "With a view to providing greater flexibility for structuring of external commercial borrowings (ECB) arrangements, it has been decided that recognised nonresident ECB lenders may extend loans in...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' review: The film feels fresh and zany, impossibly hard to resist August 9, 2014

    Cast: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper Director: James Gunn Guardians of the Galaxy, based on one of the relatively lesserknown comic books in the Marvel canon, is a very different film from the Iron Man, Thor or Captain America movies. Unlike most superhero films today whose storylines and conflicts are inevitably...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' tweet review: A fun space adventure with hilarious oneliners and warm, real characters August 8, 2014

    What do a talking raccoon, a tree creature, a grunting alien, a green chick, and a human outlaw who calls himself StarLord, have in common? If you, like many, aren't a fan of the whole 'Star Trek' and 'Star Wars' series, you'll be a bit lost. But don't worry, we...
  • Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' rockets to USD 94 million domestic debut August 4, 2014

    'Guardians of the Galaxy,' Walt Disney Co's offbeat space adventure featuring extraterrestrial misfits and a talking raccoon, made USD 94 million in ticket sales this weekend, setting a record for an August film opening. The film's strong beginning, however, isn't likely to jumpstart a lackluster summer box office season. The 3D movie,...
  • Akhilesh Yadav orders audit of government departments July 22, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered internal auditing of all the government departments, an official said on Tuesday. The auditing would not only enable financial discipline but would also help in fixing the responsibilities, a spokesman said. A proposal to initiate the internal auditing process was approved by the state...
  • Two Chinese choppers transgressed the LAC, entered Uttarakhand in April, June July 15, 2014

    Two Chinese helicopters entered Indian territory in Uttarakhand on two occasions in April and June after which the Army launched protests with the Chinese Army, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. "Due to differing perception of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) by both India and China, transgressions do occur....
  • Pentagon notifies US Congress of proposed sale of Harpoon missile to India July 3, 2014

    Washington: The Pentagon has notified the US Congress about its decision to sell antiship Harpoon missiles to India at an estimated cost of $200 million arguing that it will strengthen IndiaUS strategic relationship and improve security of an important partner. The entire package under the foreign military sale route includes...
  • Crop loans worth Rs 1,000 crore disbursed in the state June 23, 2014

    Crop loans of over Rs 1,000 crore have been disbursed in Chhattisgarh during the ongoing kharif season so far. The Chhattisgarh State Cooperative Bank has set a target to disburse Rs 2,450 crore shortterm crop loans through its primary agriculture cooperative committees to farmers this kharif season, an official statement said. Sums...
  • Bikeborne criminals loot Rs 28 lakh cash from Cooperative Bank employees June 14, 2014

    Two bikeborne robbers on Saturday looted Rs 28 lakh from employees of a cooperative bank near here, police said. According to SSP Rajesh Kumar Singh, the unidentified robbers dashed their bike against two employees of Premier Cooperative Bank, who were also on a motorcycle. As the employees fell down, the criminals put...
  • Indian Overseas Bank contributes to women empowerment June 14, 2014

    Woman empowerment has been vital for India's progress and development and the Indian Overseas Bank has been a catalyst in woman growth by introducing self health groups and cooperative societies for rural women. ...
  • Success story of Bihar's Sudha cooperative finds place in NCERT book June 10, 2014

    The success story of Bihar's Sudha milk cooperative, which markets its products under the label "Sudha Dairy", has found place in the NCERT textbooks, officials on Tuesday said. Bihar State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation (COMPFED) managing director Harjot Kaur said Sudha's success story has been published by the National Council of...
  • Kevon Cooper reported for suspected bowling action May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals' bowler Kevon Cooper has been reported for bowling certain deliveries with a suspected illegal action during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Mumbai Indians played here Sunday. The West Indian was reported by onfield umpires Rod Tucker and K. Srinath along with third umpire S. Ravi at...
  • Triple F1 world champion Jack Brabham dead at 88 May 19, 2014

    Sydney: Australian Jack Brabham, who won three Formula One world titles and is the only man to have won the championship driving a car bearing his name, died at the age of 88 on Monday. A fierce competitor, brilliant engineer and astute businessman, Brabham claimed the Formula One titles in 1959...
  • The Amazing SpiderMan 2: Rare love story disguised as a bigbudget superhero film May 12, 2014

    Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Sally Field, Chris Cooper Director: Marc Webb 'The Amazing SpiderMan 2' opens not long after the events of the 2012 franchise reboot that ended with Peter Parker promising a dying Captain Stacy to stay away from his daughter for her own protection. It's...
  • Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour April 19, 2014

    Cannes: Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour, guaranteed prime people-watching and a chance to relish the good life against the backdrop of palm trees and yachts. From Brigitte Bardot to Angelina Jolie, Grace Kelly to Nicole Kidman - the stars of yesteryear and today...
  • Japanese agency approves Rs 674 crore loan to Uttarakhand forest project April 15, 2014

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has approved a loan of about Rs 674 crore for a forest project in Uttarakhand. "The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Japanese ODA loan agreement with the Government of India in New Delhi to provide up to 11,390 million yen (around Rs...
  • Lily Allen's husband asks her to tone down performances April 15, 2014

    London: Singer Lily Allen has revealed that her husband told her to tone down her performances. The 'Air Balloon' hitmaker said that Sam Cooper doesn't think that her past performances are suitable for their children, reported Digital Spy. "He's told me to tone it down now I'm a...
  • First look: 'Guardians of the Galaxy', the latest addition to Marvel's cinematic universe April 11, 2014

    In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan. In order to evade Ronan, Quill is forced into a truce with a group of misfits including Gamora, Rocket, Drax the...
  • Riverdale's teenage comic star Archie Andrews to die a hero's death in shocking July edition of 'Life With Archie' series April 9, 2014

    Riverdale's good-natured teen comic star Archie Andrews will die in July's final edition of the 'Life with Archie #36' series that traces the life of the pop culture icon after high school, the CBC news portal reported quoting Archie Comics publisher Jon Goldwater. The small-town comic character will reportedly die to...