Ahead of his meeting with Congress president Sonia Gandhi, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on November 18 said all the political parties seeking to stake claim in forming government in Maharashtra have to "choose their path."The statement came amidst on-going deliberations between the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP over government formation in Maharashtra. Sena had reached out to the Congress-NCP combine for support after its alliance with the BJP collapsed."BJP-Shiv Sena fought together, we (the NCP) and the Congress fought together. They have to choose their path and we will do our politics," he told reporters before the Winter Session of Parliament began.Close The statement came a day after the NCP held a meeting of its senior leaders at Pawar's residence in Pune. related news MPs ride bicycles, wear masks, drive e-cars to reach Parliament for Winter Session Nepal PM says Kalapani area belongs to them, tells India to withdraw immediately: Report RSS volunteers reach out to people … [Read more...] about Maharashtra government formation: Political parties have to choose their path, says Sharad Pawar
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar announced on Friday that he will be meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 7 to discuss the mining crisis that Goa is facing. Parrikar said he will apprise the Council of Ministers appointed by the PM about the situation and will convince the Centre to amend the law in order to restart mining in Goa.The mining industry in Goa is in doldrums, probably since 2012 when the Supreme Court had first suspended mining operations. Let’s understand the crisis from the eye of the storm.What is the crisis?Close To understand what the crisis, let us look at a brief timeline of events that have transpired. related news Legal Matters | SC’s Sabarimala review makes a bad judgment worse Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde sworn in as 47th Chief Justice of India SA Bobde to take oath as 47th Chief Justice of India today # In 2011, Goa had exported over 50 million tonnes (MTs) of low-grade iron ore. The exports to China had seen a sudden surge … [Read more...] about The mining industry in Goa is in doldrums. Is legislation the only solution?
Domestic formulation business came to the rescue of Indian drugmakers in the second quarter of FY20, helping them beat almost flat growth in the US and other geographies.All the top five drugmakers Sun Pharma, Lupin, Cipla, Dr Reddy's, Cadila Health, Torrent Pharma and Glenmark reported strong India numbers, despite wobbly growth in other geographies.Sun Pharma reported 35 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth for domestic formulations, followed by Cipla at xx percent, Lupin 11.5 percent, Cadila Healthcare 24 percent, Torrent Pharma 10 percent, and Glenmark 15.2 percent.Close Most drugmakers said they are committed to investing in domestic formulation business, both organically and through acquisitions. related news PNB, Union Bank get in-principal nod from govt for proposed merger RBI plans to set up college of supervisors: Shaktikanta Das RBI has cut rates by 110 bps since April, but average lending rates goes up 8 bps: Report For instance, Lupin which sold its Japanese … [Read more...] about Pharma sector Q2 review: Domestic sales save the day for Indian drugmakers
The Trump administration is set to issue a 90-day extension of a license on Monday allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources familiar with the deliberations said.Reuters reported Friday that an initial extension of around two weeks was expected and a longer extension was in the works, but had not yet been finalized due to regulatory hurdles. Over the weekend, the Trump administration's plans changed and it now plans to renew the temporary extension for the same 90-day period as it did in August, the sources said.After adding Huawei to an economic blacklist in May citing national security concerns, the U.S. Commerce Department has allowed it to purchase some American-made goods in a move aimed at minimizing disruption for its customers, many of which operate networks in rural America.Close The extension will be announced Monday, when the earlier reprieve is set to expire, the sources said. The sources declined to be … [Read more...] about US expected to grant Huawei 90-day license extension today: Sources
India sent more than 202,000 students to the US in 2018-19, the second largest after China which for the tenth consecutive year remained the largest source of foreign students in America, according to a report released on Monday.The '2019 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange' said the number of foreign students in the US set an all-time high in the 2018/19 academic year, the fourth consecutive year with more than one million international students.The data from the US Department of Commerce stated that international students contributed USD 44.7 billion to the US economy in 2018, an increase of 5.5 per cent from the previous year.Close For the tenth consecutive year, China has remained the largest source of international students in the US in 2018-19 with 369,548 students and India with 202,014 students sends second largest number of foreign students to the United States, the report said. related news PDP MPs hold protest in Parliament against scrapping of … [Read more...] about Indian sent over 202,000 students to US in 2018-19, second largest after China: Report