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Meet to discuss CSS rationalisation  (28 March 12:51 am) 
The CMs of a number of states and senior officials of NITI Aayog discussed ways to rationalise centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) to improve their impact in the first meeting of the...
Govt taking steps to incentivise credit, debit card use
The Government may end subsidy on domestic cooking gas (LPG) for the affluent section of the society, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has indicated. “At some time, India will have to t...
Domestic resources must be harnessed to address energy security
Relief for companies abroad with local assets
India is willing to sell gas to Pakistan, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, said on Friday.“Our public sector units are strong en...
The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs has decided to recommend prorogation of the Rajya Sabha (termination of the session) to the President. This will help in re-promulgation of the l...
PepsiCo launches 7UP Revive  (28 March 12:51 am) 
PepsiCo will pilot a variant of its carbonated beverage brand 7UP — 7UP Revive – in Tamil Nadu and Kerala from April. Announcing this at a media conference here on Friday, Vidur Vyas, Se...
A day before its crucial National Council meeting, infighting escalated in the Aam Aadmi Party with the two dissenting founding leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav attacking national...
Clearing operations on March 30, 31  (28 March 12:51 am) 
To provide greater convenience to tax payers, the Reserve Bank of India on Friday said all designated branches of agency banks as well as its own offices conducting government business will keep t...
Tariffs will go up; quality unlikely to improve, others will have to change operators
From April 1, rate will be $5.02 per unit; electricity, piped gas set to be cheaper
Nepal’s CG Corp Global has invested ₹50 crore in Indian hotel management company Concept Hospitality. According to the partnership agreement, the Indian company will manage all hotels un...
Jaguar Land Rover has made connectivity, alongside energy efficiency, a technological priority for a number of years now, with studies pointing to the increasing importance customers accord...
A transparent system is being put in place to facilitate inflow of private investment, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday. He, however, reiterated that he does not want privatisa...
Infosys, the country’s second largest IT services exporter, has announced a salary hike of 6.5 per cent for its offshore employees and two per cent for its onsite employees, effective April 1.
Offer to quit party panel if five key demands are met; Kejriwal remains mum on issue
To expand car and two-wheeler manufacturing capacities
Year after year, TN has estimated its earnings higher, and its expenses lower, than actual
Nabard holds meet on value-added agriculture and food processing for MSMEs
Chief Whip in all-out war with State Finance Minister KM Mani
Cotton body urges CCI to offload stocks  (28 March 12:51 am) 
The Cotton Association of India has urged the Cotton Corporation of India, which procures cotton as part of the Government’s Minimum Support Price programme, to formulate a policy to offload the
Thundershowers have returned to the hills and plains, with Uttarakhand, Delhi, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Maharashtra and north interior Karnataka being affected during the 24 hour...
The Seafood Exporters Association of India (SEAI) has complained that the anti-power theft squad of Kerala State Electricity Board had wrongly raided the processing units of many of its members an...
Will be available at 1,000 outlets across 50 cities