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Punjab and Centre Government would sign MoU to set-up Ethanol fuel units in Punjab

Crop stubble to be used as raw material to produce ethanol fuel and the first project to be set up at Bathinda with Rs 500 crore Jalandhar: The Centre Government and Punjab Government would sign an MOU to set up projects in the state to produce ethanol fuel from crop stubble. A first of its kind

India, Japan sign civil nuclear agreement

Tokyo: India and Japan on Friday signed the civil nuclear agreement during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Tokyo, the Indian External Affairs Ministry

India, France sign deal on Rafale jets

New Delhi: India on Friday signed a deal with France to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets. The pact was signed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his French counterpart Jean-Yves le Drian.

US and Israel sign MoU for largest-ever military aid

Washington: The US has signed thebiggest-ever aid deal in its history worth USD 38 billion with Israel under which it will buy advanced planes and weaponry and boost the missile defense shield of the Israeli military, displaying “unprecedented commitment” to the Jewish state. “America’s commitment to Israel’s security is unshakeable,” US President Barack Obama said

India, Vietnam sign 12 agreements

Hanoi: India and Vietnam today signed 12 agreements in a wide range of areas covering defence, IT, space, double taxation and sharing white shipping information, signalling a strong upward push in their strategic ties. The agreements were signed by officials of the two sides in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Vietnamese counterpart

Capt asks Badal to swear he did not sign SYL land acquisition file

Jalandhar: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday lashed out at Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for lying about his role in approving the construction of SYL saying he was a habitual liar. He reiterated his challenge to the CM to swear before the Akal Takht that he as the-then Chief Minister had

Capt Amarinder asks Badal to swear before Akal Takhat that he did not sign SYL land acquisition file

JALANDHAR: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh today lashed out at the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for lying about his role in approving the construction of SYL saying, he was a congenital liar. He reiterated his challenge to Mr Badal to swear before the Akal Takhat that he as the Chief Minister

PU and Saitama University, Japan sign MoU

Chandigarh: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh and Saitama University of Japan today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the student exchange. The MoU was signed by PU Vice Chancellor Prof Arun Grover and Vice Rector of Saitama University Prof. Seiichiro Nakabayashi. A two-member delegation comprising of Prof. Seiichiro Nakabayashi and Prof Makoto Nagasawa from Saitama

Betis sign Serbian Brasanac for five seasons

Sevilla (Spain): Spanish football club Real Betis has announced the signing of Serbian midfielder Darko Brasanac, who comes from Partizan Belgrade, for five seasons. The 24-year-old joined Betis after the club failed to sign Napoli midfielder David Lopez because the Italian side did not send the necessary documents to finish the process, reports Efe. Brasanac,

Chennaiyin FC sign John Arne Riise as marquee player

Chennai:  Reigning Indian Super League (ISL)champions Chennaiyin FC has signed Norwegian defender John Arne Riise as their marquee player for the upcoming edition of the tournament. The Liverpool legend had a spell at Delhi Dynamos in ISL 2015 and inspired them to the ISL semis, making 15 appearances and scoring one goal. After that spell

ISL: Mumbai City FC sign Forlan as marquee player

Mumbai: Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Mumbai City FC on Sunday announced the signing of Uruguay football legend Diego Forlan as club’s marquee player for the forthcoming third edition of the tournament. Forlan began his career in Argentina and soon earned a move to Manchester United. Having tasted success with the Red Devils, the forward

Fiorentina sign Colombian Sanchez on loan from Aston Villa

Rome: Italian football club Fiorentina has announced the signing of Colombian midfielder Carlos Sanchez on loan from English side Aston Villa. Fiorentina announced the temporary acquisition of the 30-year-old with a statement on its website on Tuesday night, reports Efe. Sanchez began his career in Uruguay with Danubio and River Plate Montevideo before moving to

Leicester City sign new contract with coach Ranieri

London:  English Premier League champions Leicester City has signed a new four-year contract with 65-year-old Italian coach Claudio Ranieri, the football club announced on its website on Wednesday. Since July, 2015, Ranieri guided Leicester City to one of the most stunning triumph in the English Premier League’s history. “From the moment I talked to the

India, S Africa sign MoUs on ICT, tourism

Pretoria: India and South Africa on Friday signed three memorandums of understanding (MoUs), including two on information and communication technology and tourism. The MoUs were signed following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendara Modi and South African President Jacob Zuma here. The first MoU is on cooperation in the area of information and communication

Excessive working may up anxiety, depression risk

London: Are you a workaholic? If so, you may be at an increased risk of having psychiatric disorders like anxiety and depression, warns a new study, suggesting that taking work to the extreme may be a sign of deeper psychological or emotional issues. The findings showed that workaholics are at greater risk of anxiety, depression