Sonowal inaugurates Sittwe port in Myanmar; receives first Indian cargo vessel

New Delhi: Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Myanmar’s Deputy Prime Minister Admiral Tin Aung San on Tuesday jointly inaugurated the Sittwe Port in Myanmar and received the first Indian cargo ship, according to an official statement. The cargo ship was flagged off from Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, Kolkata. With the development of Sittwe Port, the cost and time…

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FSDC for a special drive to help people get unclaimed deposits

New Delhi: High-powered Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) headed by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday underlined the need of launching a drive to help people get their unclaimed deposits in banks and other financial institutions. Briefing reporters about the discussions in the meeting, Economic Affairs Secretary Ajay Seth also said there is no spillover…

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‘Virtual’ room at Lucknow airport to ensure faster clearance of travellers’ hand baggage

Lucknow:The Lucknow airport on Sunday said it has set up a virtual room to ensure faster clearance of passengers’ hand baggage, bypassing the requirement of travellers’ physical presence to verify any restricted items. The audio-video communication system has been installed at the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport near gate number 1 of in the security…

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Big catching up to do for new players, looking beyond non-metros for growth: Barista CEO

New Delhi: Barista, India’s second-largest integrated coffee house, is planning to expand its footprint beyond metro cities in the country. Despite the growing competition from international chains and local startups, the coffee chain’s CEO, Rajat Agarwal, believes that there is still a “large level of catch-up” that new players have to do, as Barista already…

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