The state-run moneylender Punjab National Bank is looking forward to recovering around Rs 1,800 crore with help of its non-performing assets (NPAs) recovery mechanism they have termed - "Mission Gandhigiri" - which is soon to complete one year of operation.
The passive recovery mechanism was launched in May 2017 and had consistently delivered positive results with an average recovery of Rs 150 crore from the initiative, confirmed a senior bank official.
"The mission was born out of the need to...
Indian captain Virat Kohli feels that playing county cricket in England ahead of their tour later this summer will help improve his game.It was confirmed last month that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had granted permission for him to seek a deal."Playing county cricket will help me improve my game," Kohli told NDTV on Thursday."I think it makes things more challenging and more competitive and there are no guarantees whether you are going to do well even if you go in advance.
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Thursday have decided to bid for 2026 Youth Olympics, 2030 Asian Games and 2032 Olympics. This intent has made them receive appreciation from the visiting International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach.
"We have taken note with great appreciation of the intention of IOA to host future Youth Olympics and Summer Olympics. It would be fantastic for Indian athletes to have their Olympics in their home country. It will give a boost to sports in India...
Cyclist Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay $5 million in a settlement case with the US Government stemming from his drug-fuelled reign as king of the Tour de France, it was confirmed on Thursday.
The former cycling superstar was due to face a trial next month over claims he defrauded the US government when he doped while racing for his the United States Postal Service-sponsored team.
The Postal Service and former teammate Floyd Landis demanded $100 million in damages previously from Armstrong in...
In today's competitive time and life, not many couples last together but Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai are among those few couples who still make us believe in the happily ever after with their inspiring journey as a married couple.
The power couple has completed 11 years of togetherness on Friday as man and wife and the entire nation is gushing over the fact how after so many years, they still look so much in love. As a yearly ritual, Abhishek shared a heart-warming picture to mark the occasion.
Arsenal’s French manager Arsene Wenger confirmed on Friday that he will be stepping down as manager of the English football club at the end of the season. He led the club for 21 years.
Wenger whose name became synonymous with Arsenal has been the most successful manager of the club’s history but has recently has been at the wrong end of the sword when it came to performances and results.
“After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for...
Google CEO Sundar Pichai Releases Video Welcoming PM Modi
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September 24 , 2015 , 13:28 IST
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in New York for his second US visit, India-born Google CEO Sundar Pichai greeted the PM via a Youtube video.
[caption id="attachment_129756" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by the people on his arrival in New York on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI)[/caption]
"It is an honour to welcome PM Narendra Modi to Silicon Valley this weekend," he added. "I hope PM Modi's visit will energise people in the Silicon Valley."
"We're looking forward to your remarks at the SAP Centre in San Jose, and also when you come to Google," Mr Pichai said.
Lauding Digital India initiative, Pichai said, "India is undergoing its own revolution. This will get people in rural areas online. Low cost of bandwidth, offline strategy, affordable phones will connect more people."
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The first Indian leader to visit California in more than three decades, PM Modi will have meetings with Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and electric carmaker Tesla's iconic CEO Elon Musk, among others.
Besides a town-hall style Q&A session at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters, PM Modi will also be meeting Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai and Shantanu Narayen, the India-born CEOs of Microsoft, Google, and Adobe respectively.
Modi is the first Indian prime minister to visit the Bay Area since Morarji Desai picked up an award at University of California, Berkeley in 1978 and Indira Gandhi visited Los Angeles in 1982.