Industries

Crude Oil, Natural Gas Output Fall In May 2021

Crude Oil, Natural Gas Output Fall In May 2021

Edited by Animesh Singh | Tuesday June 22, 2021

India's crude oil production fell by 5.78 per cent to 2,437.96 thousand metric tonnes in May 2021, against the target of 2,578 thousand metric tonnes.

Government Aims To Tighten Rules For E-Commerce Companies

Government Aims To Tighten Rules For E-Commerce Companies

Edited by Animesh Singh | Tuesday June 22, 2021

Government has clarified that conventional e-commerce flash sales are not banned, only specific sales which limit customer choice are not allowed.

Smart Cities Mission Goes Past Five Years Deadline. Read About Its Progress Here

Smart Cities Mission Goes Past Five Years Deadline. Read About Its Progress Here

Reported by Animesh Singh | Monday June 21, 2021

More than five years after it was launched, the Smart Cities Mission has completed only 17 per cent of total worth of projects sanctioned under it.

Corporates Call For Ramping Up Investment In Health Sector: Report

Corporates Call For Ramping Up Investment In Health Sector: Report

Edited by Animesh Singh | Monday June 21, 2021

The corporate sector has underlined the importance of ramping up investments in healthcare infrastructure in tier 2 and tier 3 cities and rural areas.

All Railway Stations In Kashmir Valley Are Now Wi Fi-Enabled, Says Government

All Railway Stations In Kashmir Valley Are Now Wi Fi-Enabled, Says Government

Edited by Animesh Singh | Sunday June 20, 2021

All 15 railway stations in the Kashmir valley have been integrated under the wireless fidelity or Wi-Fi network of Indian Railways.

Government Says Wage Fixation Won't Get Delayed

Government Says Wage Fixation Won't Get Delayed

Edited by Animesh Singh | Sunday June 20, 2021

Government has said that the expert group formed to recommend fixation of minimum wages will submit its recommendations as early as possible.

Road Transport Ministry Extends Validity Of Documents Till September 30, 2021

Road Transport Ministry Extends Validity Of Documents Till September 30, 2021

Edited by Animesh Singh | Thursday June 17, 2021

Government has asked authorities to consider all documents, whose validity had expired since February 1, 2020, as valid till September 30, 2021.

Drone Survey Mandatory For National Highway Projects

Drone Survey Mandatory For National Highway Projects

Edited by Animesh Singh | Thursday June 17, 2021

NHAI has made mandatory, use of drones for monthly video recording of highway projects during all stages of development.

Fiscal Stimulus Of Rs 3 Lakh Crore Needed To Push Demand: Industry Body CII

Fiscal Stimulus Of Rs 3 Lakh Crore Needed To Push Demand: Industry Body CII

Edited by Animesh Singh | Thursday June 17, 2021

Industry body CII: Accelerated vaccination is the key to faster economic recovery.

Domestic Fuel Sales Recover As Lockdown Restrictions Ease In India

Domestic Fuel Sales Recover As Lockdown Restrictions Ease In India

Reuters | Wednesday June 16, 2021

Gasoline sales during June 1-15 jumped 13 per centand diesel sales rose 12 per cent, compared with the same period last month.

Government To Double Ethanol Distillation Capacities To Meet Blending Target By 2025

Government To Double Ethanol Distillation Capacities To Meet Blending Target By 2025

Edited by Animesh Singh | Tuesday June 15, 2021

The NDA Government has set up the target of achieving 20 per cent ethanol blended petrol by 2025, a target which it has advanced by five years.

Government Seeks Comments On Employees' Compensation Rules

Government Seeks Comments On Employees' Compensation Rules

Edited by Animesh Singh | Tuesday June 15, 2021

The draft rules have provisions on employer's liability for compensation in case of fatal accidents, serious bodily injuries or occupational diseases.

RBI To Focus On Growth Even As Inflation Breaches Tolerance Band

RBI To Focus On Growth Even As Inflation Breaches Tolerance Band

Reuters | Tuesday June 15, 2021

The RBI is unlikely to react yet to multi-month high retail prices as economic recovery remains its prime focus amid the second wave of the pandemic.

RBI Suggests Regulatory Framework For Microfinance Bodies

RBI Suggests Regulatory Framework For Microfinance Bodies

Edited by Animesh Singh | Tuesday June 15, 2021

RBI has said there should be no pre-payment penalty and no requirement of collateral for loans by microfinance institutions.

Soon Prepaid Mobile Connection Holders Can Recharge Through Bharat Bill

Soon Prepaid Mobile Connection Holders Can Recharge Through Bharat Bill

Edited by Animesh Singh | Monday June 14, 2021

Bharat Bill Payment System covers payment of bills of five categories namely direct to home (DTH), electricity, gas, telecom and water.