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Coal supply in power plants to improve

Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) In view of current coal shortage in the power plants, the Union Railways and Coal minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said the supply of the fossil fuel would improve over the next 15-20 days. “Today, I have a review meeting...
Morocco to host business aviation expo

Morocco to host business aviation expo

Casablanca, Sep 9 (IANS) The city of Marrakech will host the second edition of the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) business air show on September 12 and 13 at the citys Menara airport. The two-day event will gather...

Unmanned railways crossings to go within a year : Piyush Goyal

Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said the railway authorities have been asked to remove unmanned level crossings within a year. The newly-appointed minister also emphasised on leveraging technology to improve Indian Railways’...

Kazakh government orders 60 Indian workers to leave after mass brawl

New Delhi/Astana, Sep 9 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Kazakhstan said it is closely monitoring the situation after a mass brawl broke out at a construction site in capital Astana and the government ordered the expulsion of 60 Indian workers from the country. “Following...
SIM cards not linked to Aadhaar to be decativated after Feb next year

SIM cards not linked to Aadhaar to be decativated after Feb next year

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The government is moving ahead with linking Aadhaar with mobile SIM cards and all unlinked phones will be deactivated after February 2018, said informed sources. The sources said Aadhaar mobile linkage is being done as per the...
Exporters’ woes under GST : Working capital stuck as refunds not available

Exporters’ woes under GST : Working capital stuck as refunds not available

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Exporters are having a tough time since the roll-out of the new indirect tax regime as the online facility to claim refunds is not yet available, with many even postponing shipments as they grapple with low funds, stakeholders...

India Inc. averse to professional boards, promoters in background

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Indian industry is still not ready to hand over complete management control of companies to independent boards and professional managers, business chamber Assocham said on Sunday. “An overwhelming majority of 78 per...
Bridging the gap: E-commerce platforms pave way for SMEs to sell products

Bridging the gap: E-commerce platforms pave way for SMEs to sell products

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Aiming to ease hurdles faced by small sellers to showcase products online, many e-commerce platforms are offering incentives to bridge the gap by removing intermediaries and delivering products from the small and medium enterprises...

India pulls off cheaper LNG price from Australia

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India has renegotiated the price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) it imports from Gorgon project in Australia that will result in savings of more than Rs 10,000 crore, according to Petroleum Ministry sources here on Sunday. “Happy...

Journalists among 50 injured as police baton-charge protestors in Gurugram

Gurugram, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 50 people, including nine scribes and photo journalists, were injured when police baton-charged a group of people protesting the brutal murder of a seven-year-old student in Ryan International School here and demanding...

90 fossil fuel firms contributed half of global temperature rise : Study

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Emissions by 90 largest carbon producers contributed almost half of global surface temperature increase and roughly 30 per cent of global sea level rise since 1880, says an international study. They blame 50 investor-owned carbon...