Cooking gas (LPG) subsidy has jumped by over 60 per cent in last two months as the government maintains price line despite rising international rates, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Chairman Sanjiv Singh said.
The nearly three-lakh personnel strong country’s largest paramilitary CRPF today inked a deal with the IRCTC to usher in the easy and fast e-booking of railway tickets system for its jawans and officers by replacing the age-old warrant system.
The ninth round of the city gas distribution (CGD) licences auction, beginning this week, may see funds worth Rs 70,000 crore from winning bidders, which is four times the cumulative Rs 15,000-18,000 crore invested till fiscal year 2018, said a report.
Gujarat State Petroleum Corp (GSPC) will commission a 5 million tonnes a year liquid gas (LNG) import terminal at Mundra in Gujarat in next two to three months, its Managing Director Jagdip Narayan Singh said.
The power ministry is mulling a reward of Rs 50 lakh for state utilities employees and a grant of Rs 50 crore for discoms which will meet household electrification target under Saubhagya scheme at the earliest.
The Competition Commission has dismissed a complaint alleging unfair business practices against oil marketing companies — IOCL, BPCL and HPCL — with regard to terms and conditions in the tenders for transportation of liquified petroleum gas through tank trucks.
India is looking at the possibility of falling back on the rupee-rial arrangement for importing oil from Iran in the wake of US sanctions on buying oil from the Persian Gulf nation, official sources said today.
Indian Railways will fill up over one lakh vacant posts by March-April next year, Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani said here today.
Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu today said India will be at the centre of the ‘sunshine countries’ of International Solar Alliance (ISA) after achieving its target of having 170 GW of clean energy by 2022.
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday it was important India cut its dependence on Iranian oil and said the United States would work to allow India to use an Iranian port as corridor to Afghanistan.