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Finance minister tables white paper on state of Indian economy before and after 2014

Finance minister tables white paper on state of Indian economy before and after 2014

10 Feb 2024

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday tabled a 'white paper on the Indian economy' detailing the state of the economy prior to 2014 and after

Govt weighs use of green hydrogen for peak power generation

Govt weighs use of green hydrogen for peak power generation

10 Feb 2024

The union ministry of new and renewable energy has proposed the use of green hydrogen for power generation in order to ensure round-the-clock availability of green power

India to end visa-free transit to Myanmar, fence 1,643-km border

India to end visa-free transit to Myanmar, fence 1,643-km border

08 Feb 2024

India has unilaterally decided to end free movement of people along its border with Myanmar amidst continued ethnic strife between two major tribes in the border state of Manipur

Tata Steel completes merger of 5 businesses, shelves TRF merger plan

Tata Steel completes merger of 5 businesses, shelves TRF merger plan

08 Feb 2024

Tata Steel on Wednesday announced the merger of five strategic businesses of the group with itself as part of an integration process aimed at simplifying business portfolio.

And now, PDS fair price shops on-board ONDC

And now, PDS fair price shops on-board ONDC

08 Feb 2024

For the first time, 11 Fair Price Shops of Una and Hamirpur districts of Himachal Pradesh on-boarded the free e-commerce platform, Open Network Digital Commerce (ONDC)

Govt sells 2.76 tonne wheat flour, 297 tonne chickpea and 30,440 tonne onion in retail market to beat price rise

Govt sells 2.76 tonne wheat flour, 297 tonne chickpea and 30,440 tonne onion in retail market to beat price rise

08 Feb 2024

The central government has sold 2,75,936 kg of wheat flour (Bharat Atta), 2,96,802 kg of chickpea (Bharat Dal) and 3,04,40,547 kg of onion at subsidized rates to consumers across the country

India, Qatar revive LNG deal with new 20-year term contract

India, Qatar revive LNG deal with new 20-year term contract

07 Feb 2024

India and Qatar on Tuesday announced the signing of a fresh 20-year contract under which Qatar will supply 7.5 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to India annually for 20 years.

Lok Sabha passes bill to curb malpractices in public exams

Lok Sabha passes bill to curb malpractices in public exams

07 Feb 2024

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed ‘The Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024’ aimed at curbing leaks and malpractices – both individual as well as organised - in recruitment examinations conducted by the UPSC, SSC etc and entrance tests like the NEET, JEE, and CUET.

PM Modi calls on the world to invest in India’s energy sector

PM Modi calls on the world to invest in India’s energy sector

07 Feb 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called upon global investors to actively participate in India’s march towards a sustainable and prosperous future by increasingly investing in its renewable and new energy sector.

Adani group building 1 million tpa copper plant at Mundra, Gujarat

Adani group building 1 million tpa copper plant at Mundra, Gujarat

06 Feb 2024

Adani Group subsidiary Kutch Copper Ltd is investing $1.2 billion to build a copper smelting and refining facility in Mundra, Gujarat.

RIL to convert its 5,000 diesel trucks to green hydrogen-powered trucks

RIL to convert its 5,000 diesel trucks to green hydrogen-powered trucks

05 Feb 2024

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) is planning to convert its internal fleet of nearly 5,000 diesel-powered trucks into green hydrogen-powered trucks as part of the company’s green initiatives.

Bengaluru-based start-up develops green propulsion system for spacecraft

Bengaluru-based start-up develops green propulsion system for spacecraft

05 Feb 2024

Bellatrix Aerospace Pvt Ltd, a Bengaluru-based start-up, funded by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has developed a `Green Propulsion System’, which uses a green monopropellant thruster for altitude control