NEW DELHI: Calls for the abrogation of the 50-year-old Indus Water Treaty (IWT) may be naive and irrational given that the treaty has many stakeholders besides India and Pakistan, and any unilateral tinkering could affect water-sharing arrangement with China, Nepal and Bangladesh too. New Delhi has proposed a similar water-sharing pact with Beijing where China […]

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After a cease-fire deal for Syria crumbled into full-scale warfare before the eyes of world leaders assembled at the United Nations this week, top U.S. and Russian officials on Friday remained at an impasse over how to revive it. …read more Via:: WSJ world news

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MUMBAI: The Cardiological Society of India has urged the government to involve doctors in the process of pricing and evaluation of coronary stents, hoping to mirror the system followed in developed markets like the US and Europe. In a letter to the secretary in the health ministry, the 4,500-member grouping has suggested that stents should […]

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NEW DELHI: The coal ministry has issued a termination notice to Essar Power ending the contract for development of the Tokisud North coalmine in Jharkhand for not making the upfront payment for the block. As per coal block auction norms, Essar Power will be barred from bidding in coal block auctions for a year. The […]

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