The government has deferred its plans for disinvestment of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) as it wants a better valuation of the e-commerce site.
Retail fuel prices were cut for the 13th straight day on Monday. According to data available on Indian Oil Corporation website, petrol became cheaper by 20-21 paise across all the metro cities of the country while diesel prices were cut by 15-16 paise.
In a welcome move, the Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) on Tuesday launched India’s first fully biodegradable low-cost sanitary napkin.
You might think losing office keys; documents or even your laptop might count as a bad day at work but imagine losing a full-sized train coach while on the job.
EXCL: Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Defends Government, Says Steps Being Taken To Bring Fuel Under GST Ambit
Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, in an exclusive interview to Times Now, spoke at length about the incessant increase in petrol and diesel prices over the past few days.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday sought the cooperation of passengers, saying the delays in running of trains were due to track upgradation work to ensure their safety. “The track upgradation work is being carried out for passenger safety on mission mode.
It is no secret that India is on the verge of facing a fuel crisis as global crude oil prices continue to fluctuate on a daily basis. Petrol and diesel prices have increased for the past 12 days and aviation turbine fuel prices have also increased. The government has promised to come up with both long term and short term solutions to put an end to India’s oil woes.
With rising prices of petrol, diesel becoming a major concern for people in India, the government is evaluating various options to ease the pressure on citizens including subsidisation through upstream state-owned oil companies like ONGC and Oil India, a step which could severely impact private oil companies.
As the government of India accomplishes the task of electrifying the last villages in India, the cost of electricity remains to be a largely talked about issue throughout the length and breadth of the country.
The tiny hill station of Matheran is a far cry from the peace and serenity that its British founder Hugh Poyntz Malet yearned for. In the 1850s, Indian Civil Service Officer Malet was the Thane collector and while camping below in the village of Chowk,