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Power surplus Maharashtra faces load-shedding

Power surplus Maharashtra faces load-shedding

🕔07:07, 6.May 2017

Mumbai May 5 (IANS) For the first time in over five years, power surplus Maharashtra is experiencing a sharp – though temporary – energy shortage due to technical reasons, resulting in load-shedding, an official said here on Friday. Since the

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Countdown for launch of South Asia satellite progressing smoothly

Countdown for launch of South Asia satellite progressing smoothly

🕔12:53, 5.May 2017

Chennai, May 5  The countdown for the launch Friday evening of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-MkII) rocket carrying the South Asia satellite or GSAT-9 is progressing smoothly, an official of the Indian space agency said. The rocket is expected

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Ordinance on bad loans gets Presidential nod

Ordinance on bad loans gets Presidential nod

🕔12:51, 5.May 2017

New Delhi, May 5  An ordinance empowering the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to tackle bad loans of banks got the Presidential nod on Friday. President Pranab Mukherjee signed the ordinance that will amend the Banking Regulation Act to tackle

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6,600 UP petrol pumps to be monitored daily

6,600 UP petrol pumps to be monitored daily

🕔15:21, 4.May 2017

Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has told officials to daily monitor some 6,600 petrol pumps following allegations that they were selling less fuel at a higher price, an official said on Thursday. Chief Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar has

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Cabinet approves National Steel Policy

Cabinet approves National Steel Policy

🕔20:55, 3.May 2017

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its approval to the National Steel Policy, 2017. Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said this would make the

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IT official, Essar MD among six held in bribery case

IT official, Essar MD among six held in bribery case

🕔12:24, 3.May 2017

Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) In a major swoop, the CBI on Wednesday arrested an Income Tax Commissioner, a top Essar Group official, and four others, in a bribery case and seized Rs 1.50 crore during operations in Mumbai and Visakhapatnam,

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Hindustan Petroleum to resume work on Rajasthan refinery

Hindustan Petroleum to resume work on Rajasthan refinery

🕔08:00, 3.May 2017

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) State-run oil marketer Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL) on Monday announced its decision to resume work on its Rajasthan oil refinery. “Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Board at its meeting held on April 17, 2017 has approved

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Lucknow pumps on strike, resume work

Lucknow pumps on strike, resume work

🕔07:58, 3.May 2017

Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) Several petrol pumps here went on a flash strike on Tuesday against police raids, causing inconvenience to commuters. The strike was later called off. Earlier raids at petrol pumps by the police Special Task Force had

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Petrol hiked by 1 paisa a litre, diesel by 44 paise

Petrol hiked by 1 paisa a litre, diesel by 44 paise

🕔08:55, 1.May 2017

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) With the ongoing fluctuation in global crude oil rates, state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has marginally hiked the price of transport fuels, of petrol by 1 paisa and of diesel by 44 paise both at

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Turkish President Erdogan arrives in India

Turkish President Erdogan arrives in India

🕔07:57, 1.May 2017

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived here on Sunday evening on a state visit for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday on economic ties and cooperation in the fight against terrorism. “India welcomes

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9 lakh firms not filing tax returns being monitored: Revenue Secretary

9 lakh firms not filing tax returns being monitored: Revenue Secretary

🕔19:25, 30.Apr 2017

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The government is closely monitoring around nine lakh registered companies that had stopped filing annual tax returns with the Corporate Affairs Ministry after their registration, Union Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said on Saturday. “Out of

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Aim to collect Rs 19-20 lakh cr in taxes in 2017-18 : Jaitley

Aim to collect Rs 19-20 lakh cr in taxes in 2017-18 : Jaitley

🕔19:22, 30.Apr 2017

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the government expects to collect Rs 19-20 lakh crore in direct and indirect taxes in 2017-18, which could further increase if greater compliance was ensured. The government

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‘More coal imports could end Goa’s famous dolphin sighting tours’

‘More coal imports could end Goa’s famous dolphin sighting tours’

🕔19:20, 30.Apr 2017

Panaji, April 29 (IANS) Dredging of the sea bed near Goa’s Mormugao Port Trust, to facilitate expansion of the port’s privately operated coal-handling berths may sound the death-knell for Goa’s dolphin-sighting tours, which are a hit with tourists, WWF has

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Electricity generation grows 4.7% in 2016-17

Electricity generation grows 4.7% in 2016-17

🕔19:18, 30.Apr 2017

Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The electricity generation from thermal, hydro, nuclear and import from Bhutan grew by 4.7 per cent to 1,159.83 billion units (BU) in 2016-17 as compared to 1,107.82 BU generated in the previous year, according to the

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Trade, terror to be focus of Modi-Erdogan talks

Trade, terror to be focus of Modi-Erdogan talks

🕔18:06, 30.Apr 2017

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Economic ties and cooperation in the fight against terrorism are expected to dominate the bilateral talks Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will have here on Monday. Erdogan’s Sunday-Monday India visit

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India successfully test-fires Agni III missile

India successfully test-fires Agni III missile

🕔22:06, 27.Apr 2017

Bhubaneswar, April 27 (IANS) India on Thursday successfully test-fired its intermediate-range ballistic missile Agni-III from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. The missile lifted off from launch pad No.4 of the Integrated Test Range located on the island at

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SpiceJet to offer Dubai visa services to passengers

SpiceJet to offer Dubai visa services to passengers

🕔22:00, 27.Apr 2017

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Thursday said that it will offer Dubai visa services to Indian passengers. The airline said it will provide the services in association with Cozmo Travel World. According to the airline,

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Sri Lanka MoU aimed at greater economic cooperation: India

Sri Lanka MoU aimed at greater economic cooperation: India

🕔21:55, 27.Apr 2017

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A memorandum of understanding on cooperation in economic projects signed between India and Sri Lanka during Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s visit here on Wednesday is aimed at achieving “greater economic, investment and development

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India-Italy ties on recovery path via trade

India-Italy ties on recovery path via trade

🕔21:51, 27.Apr 2017

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Relations between India and Italy are set on the path to recovery, after strains that developed over the past years, with the Joint Economic Commission slated to meet in Rome in May after a gap

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