Gati operates a fleet of more than 5,000 vehicles on road, and over 3,100 business partners across India
Sources say that the ministry, which is in the process of drafting an aviation law, will look to open the skies that lie within 5,000 km radius, but may exclude countries such as those from the Gulf along with Turkey and Singapore.
India on Wednesday pledged to continue its unwavering support to combat challenge of endemic poverty in the SAARC region, asserting that all the member countries of the bloc should develop and progress collectively.
The Reserve Bank on Friday signed a special currency swap agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka that will allow the latter to draw up to USD 1.1 billion.
On the curtain raiser episode of Digitizing India, CNBC-TV18‘s Shereen Bhan spoke with the President of Cisco India and SAARC Dinesh Malkani about the internet of everything, digitization in India and the way forward for India to make the most of its technological potential.
You may soon be able to drive over to Sri Lanka. That's right, India plans to build a bridge to its southern neighbour. This will be part of the Modi government's infra push and also its strategic initiative to ensure seamless connectivity between the SAARC nations.
Besides, the government is working towards a Rs 22,000 crore project to provide connectivity between India and Sri Lanka for which the Asian Development Bank has expressed willingness to provide funding, he said.
VRF air-conditioning system market in the country is expected to clock a compounded annual growth rate of about 15 percent over the next few years, a senior executive of Blue Star has said.
Air-conditioner manufacturer Blue Star Ltd has undertaken an exercise to consolidate manufacturing operations for which research firm KPMG has been appointed, top company official said.
Following the nod, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will visit Bhutan where the pact is scheduled to be signed by transport ministers of the participating nations.
The discounted ticket scheme is also valid for Jet Airways strategic partner Etihad's flights from its Abu Dhabi gateway for Middle East, Europe and North America, the release said.
Commerce Secretary said that adoption of standards will not only help in boosting exports but will also protect the consumers from sub-standard imports thereby facilitating domestic manufacturing.
Emami reported a rise in the consolidated net profit on the back of strong performance of its domestic business.
Pakistan on Monday said India should strive to achieve higher growth rates as its economic rise will help the entire SAARC region.
The swap arrangement is intended to provide a backstop line of funding for the SAARC member countries to meet any balance of payments and liquidity crises till long-term arrangements are made.
India's Foreign secretary S Jaishankar is also likely to push for better connectivity in the region through a Motor Vehicle Agreement - with or without Pakistan. Although, India is hoping that Pakistan supports the proposal.
The companies will jointly develop Internet of Everything (IoE)-based digital solutions to pursue opportunities in the infrastructure sector and smart cities in India.
"There was a few rounds of firing from Pakistani side on our positions in Pital border outpost area in Arnia sub-sector today," a senior BSF officer said.
Sharif also categorically stated that if India wants to restore ties, the Kashmir issue must be discussed and "that too seriously with full sincerity".
The leaders are making the last effort at the retreat to push the Pakistani premier to ink the regional connectivity agreements. Pakistan stalled the inking of SAARC connectivity on Wednesday on the pretext that they have not completed the "internal process".
The only reason SAARC exists is to give the members an appearance of amity; the only reason it cannot be shut down completely is because it gives China an opening to create its own South Asian Forum by excluding India.
In his address to the 18th SAARC summit in this picturesque Nepalese capital, Modi said that as SAARC "we have failed to move with speed that our people expect" which some argue was due to a development gap.
On his arrival here to attend his maiden SAARC Summit, Modi was accorded a warm welcome. He was given a guard of honour and a group of girls presented a cultural performance for him.
Leaders from eight South Asian countries will attend the two-day event which will begin on Wednesday.
He is the 12th Prime Minister to participate in ASEAN Summit in Nay Pyi Taw and 13th Prime Minister to participate in East Asia Summit in Nay Pyi Taw.