Infosys Board Inducts Roopa Kudva as Independent Member of the Board

CHANDIGARH: Infosys(NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services, today announced the appointment of Ms. Roopa Kudva, as an Independent Member of its Board of Directors.

Finance key to boost India's export and import :RBI

CHANDIGARH: Laying emphasis on maintaining the growth of manufacturing sector, Rashmi Fauzdar, Regional Director, Reserve Bank of India said that financing is key to boost India’s export and import.Fauzdar was speaking during the conference on “Financing India’s Global Trade”, organized by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in association with Export-Import Bank of India, here today.

Reliance reopens pumps

NEW DELHI: Buoyed by diesel price decontrol, Reliance Industries has reopened about one-fifth of its 1,400 fuel stations, which were shut down when state firms were selling heavily subsidised fuel.RIL and Essar Oil Ltd, the only other private refiner in India, had together captured about 17 per cent of domestic retail market for diesel and 10 per cent of petrol by 2006 before heavily subsidised sales by state-run firms took a heavy toll on private firms' fuel sales.

Chandigarh may be first smart city in India: Arun Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Chandigarh could be the first Indian smart city as the government moves to create many hi-tech cities in the country.Referring to the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) proposal to set up 100 smart cities in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "The first Indian smart city to be created could probably be Chandigarh. There are satellite cities around Chandigarh that are being created."

Hyundai Creates History by Winning Three Awards for‘Indian Car of the Year’in Ten Years

Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter recently won the most coveted Indian Car of the Year 2015 (ICOTY) award for the Elite i20. Hyundai is also the only car manufacturer to receive this award for three times in the last ten years with Elite i20 for 2015, Grand i10 for 2014 and i10 for 2008.


India’s leading travel company launches direct charter flights from Amritsar to Cappadocia

AMRITSAR:  Turkey, the land of exquisite weaves, magical monuments, exotic markets and delectable kebabs just came closer to Amritsar! India’s largest online travel company,, has announced the launch of holiday packages to Turkey, with special direct flights from Amritsar. The charter flight package is a first-of-its-kind initiative in Punjab. The all-inclusive package will be operational from May 2015 at a special promotional price of INR 84,990 only!

10 crore Aadhaars linked to Bank Accounts

CHANDIGARH: A major milestone in Government’s Digital India mission has been crossed with 10 crore Aadhaar numbers having been linked to bank accounts of Aadhaar holders, enabling these individuals to digitally receive government welfare subsidies and other payments directly into their bank accounts, in a hassle-free manner.

Holstein-Friesian emerged as the winner at International Dairy and Agri Expo

JAGRAON: The closing ceremony of the three day expo was magnificent with with Sd. Gulzar Singh Ranike – Minister, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries & Dairy Development Board, Sd. Charanjit Singh Brar - OSD Deputy CM, Sd. Mandpreet Singh Ayali, Sd. S. R. Kler – MLA Jagraon, Sd. Inderjit Singh – Director Dairy Board and Sd. H.S. Sandha – Director Animal Husbandry gracing the occasion with his esteemed presence. He congratulated PDFA for a successful show and felicitated the winners of different competitions.

PHD Chamber to host B2B SAARC summit next year at Amritsar

AMRITSAR: Calling upon PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry for further broadening of PHD- Punjab International Trade Expo from regional level to international level, Madan Mohan Mittal, Industry Minister, Punjab said, “I have myself seen PITEX grow in size and exposure than each previous year. I wish that PITEX is organized at the world level.” 

Chambers from both India and Pakistan sign resolution for better trade

AMRITSAR: A meeting of different Chambers of Commerce and Industry held in the ongoing the five day State event PHD- Punjab International Trade Expo, PHD-PITEX, 2014 being held at Amritsar.

Indo-Pak traders keen to see India as routine trade partner

AMRITSAR:  5 PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, concluded the B2B interactions between Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry on a positive note and agreed to join hands and submit representations to the respective governments for strengthening trade in the region.

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AMRITSAR: December Stressing that regional trade is very important not only for Pakistan but India also, Syed Mahmood Ghaznavi, Vice President, Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry said, “All-out efforts must be made to boost trade in the region. All over the world, the traders reap the benefits of strong regional trade.”

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