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MRPL organizes Special Vendor Development Program for SC/ST Vendors

MRPL organizes Special Vendor Development Program for SC/ST Vendors

Mangaluru. September 1, 2017 :  Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. organized a Special vendor development program exclusively for SC/ST vendors on 31st August 2017 in association with National Small Industries Corporation Limited, MSME and DICCI. Director...
Oil PSUs contribute Rs 15 crores towards Assam CM Flood Relief Fund

Oil PSUs contribute Rs 15 crores towards Assam CM Flood Relief Fund

Guwahati, September 01 Seven Central Oil PSUs viz. ONGC, IOC, BPCL, HPCL, GAIL, OIL and NRL, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas have contributed Rs 15 crores to the Flood Relief Fund of the Chief Minister...

ONGC partners with ECOART to promote organic farming in Telangana

New Delhi, 01 September ONGC has partnered with Ekalavya Centre for Organic Agriculture Research and Training (ECOART), Gingurthi village, Tandur Mandal, District Vikarabad, Telangana to support organic farming as a part of its CSR initiative. As a part...

Modi Cabinet Reshuffle on Sunday, nine ministers likely to be dropped, new faces to join

New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The stage is set for a reshuffle and expansion of the Union Council of Ministers headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday with two ministers having resigned and nine others understood to have been asked to quit to pave...
Ahmedabad gets India’s first World Heritage City certificate

Ahmedabad gets India’s first World Heritage City certificate

Ahmedabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Ahmedabad in Gujarat on Friday was formally accorded the status of India’s first World Heritage City with UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova handing over the certificate in this regard to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. Speaking...

Subsidised LPG hiked by Rs 7 per cylinder, jet fuel by 4%

New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) State-run oil marketing firms hiked the price of subsidised cooking gas by Rs 7 per LPG cylinder, effective from Friday, as part of the decision to increase prices every month so as to eliminate subsidies. Petroleum Minister Dharmendra...
DVC WAS AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS NTPC AWARD

DVC WAS AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS NTPC AWARD

DVC was awarded 2nd prize of “NTPC AWARD- 2016-17” in a prestigious ceremony at New Delhi on 31.08.2017. Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Govt. of India, gave away the said prize...
Rajiv Kumar takes charge as NITI Aayog Vice Chairman

Rajiv Kumar takes charge as NITI Aayog Vice Chairman

New Delhi, Sep 1 Rajiv Kumar, who took over as Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog on Friday, rejected criticism that demonetisation was responsible for the fall in Gross Domestic Product growth and said it cannot be blamed for that. “Demonetisation should...
President invites Swiss firms to join India initiatives

President invites Swiss firms to join India initiatives

New Delhi, Sep 1  President Ram Nath Kovind on has invited Swiss technology companies to participate in various initiatives of the Indian government and pursue closer business partnerships in priority sectors like precision and high-tech manufacturing. Kovind’s...
Indian-origin Pillay appointed Singapore’s acting President

Indian-origin Pillay appointed Singapore’s acting President

Singapore, Sep 1  Indian-origin veteran civil servant J.Y. Pillay on Friday took over as Singapore’s acting President until a new head of the state is elected later this month. The temporary appointment of Pillay, Chairman of the Council of Presidential...

Vice President greets Indians on Id-ul-Zuha

New Delhi, Sep 1 Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday greeted the people on the occasion of Id-ul-Zuha, saying the festival brings peace, harmony and prosperity. Naidu said in a message that Id-ul-Zuha symbolized the spirit of sacrifice and compassion...
China passes national anthem law

China passes national anthem law

Beijing, Sep 1  China’s top legislature on Friday passed a national anthem law to ensure its appropriate use, with violators set to face criminal prosecution or up to 15 days detention. The law will come into effect from October 1, reports Xinhua...
Baru takes charge as Ficci Secretary General

Baru takes charge as Ficci Secretary General

New Delhi, Sep 1 Sanjaya Baru on Friday took over as the Secretary General of the apex industry body, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci). Baru was Media Advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (2004-08) and Director for...
India-European FTA talks this month

India-European FTA talks this month

New Delhi, Sep 1  India and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) will meet this month in an attempt to conclude their long pending negotiations, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here on Friday. “Together with the EFTA countries (Switzerland,...
MoS for Commerce & Industry (IC), Nirmala Sitharaman with the President of Swiss Confederation, Doris Leuthard,

MoS for Commerce & Industry (IC), Nirmala Sitharaman with the President of Swiss Confederation, Doris Leuthard,

The Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Nirmala Sitharaman with the President of Swiss Confederation, Doris Leuthard, in a meeting, in New Delhi on September 01, 2017.
Sushma meets Sri Lankan President

Sushma meets Sri Lankan President

Colombo, Sep 1  Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena here and discussed issues of bilateral interest. “Meeting with the leadership… discusses bilateral issues of mutual collaboration,”...

Mizoram now a power-surplus state – 3rd in northeast

Aizawl, Sep 1  Over two decades after it was conceptualised, the first unit of a 60 MW power plant in Mizoram began generating electricity this week — making it the third power-surplus state in northeastern India after Sikkim and Tripura. “The...

Coal India expects Rs 527 cr additional revenue after revisions

Kolkata, Sep 1  Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Friday said it is expecting to garner about Rs 527 crore of additional annual revenue with revisions in sizing, loading charges and additional charges for supply of slack and steam coal. “Coal India Ltd in...

India, China petition WTO against trade-distorting farm subsidies

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India and China have called for eliminating trade-distorting agricultural subsidies given by developed countries, in a joint proposal to the WTO, the Indian Commerce Ministry said on Thursday. “India and China jointly submitted...

CIL, unions fail to reach consensus, wage deal not signed

Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) The coal workers’ unions and management of Coal India Ltd (CIL) could not reach consensus to sign a wage agreement, a union leader said on Thursday. “The National Coal Wage Agreement-X, (NCWA-X) was not signed today...