With less than 45% rain, drought looms over Bihar
Paddy sowing has been badly affected with at least 24 of the 38 districts of the state receiving less than normal rain till August 15.
Coal India arm adds 6.6 billion tonnes of coal to proven category
Addition to proven reserves last year was considerably higher than the average rate reported in the last few years the company said in a statement.
Jaitley on life support; Nitish, Piyush Goyal and others visit AIIMS
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has not issued any bulletin on Jaitley's health condition since August 10.
Higher water storage improves prospect of Kharif, Rabi crops
As per official data, water storage in 107 reservoirs across India rose to 106.6 billion cubic metres (BCM) till August 14, compared to the 10-year average of 87.5 BCM.
Men more likely to defecate in open: Study
Toilets have been built, but we found that several misconceptions and measures have to be addressed to ensure that they are used.
V-Bazaar aims Rs 750 cr turnover by 2021, to have 120 stores
V-Bazaar aims to add around 60-65 more stores as part of its expansion strategy, taking the total count to over 120 in the next two years.
Sembcorp commissions 200 MW wind power project in Bhuj, sees rise in profitability
Sembcorp Energy India Ltd reported an 8 per cent rise in second-quarter net profit to 42 million Singapore dollar.
Property insurance rates may spike
Severity of disasters, which are taking place at shorter intervals, has prompted insurers to consider hiking rates in April 2020, when policies come up for renewal.
PM unhappy with Nitish government over Ayushman Bharat, asks Bihar to pay more attention to scheme
All states also asked to set up anti-fraud units under the scheme.
Bihar flood: India Inc joins hands; L&T, HDFC donate Rs 14 cr to CM's relief fund
Paytm also contributed Rs 80 lakh to the state.
North eastern states witness over 30% growth in Apr-Jul GST collection
In absolute terms, the total tax collection during April-July of this fiscal year rose to Rs 3.56 lakh crore, as per the data accessed by .
Madhya Pradesh to enact law to reserve 70 per cent jobs for locals: Kamal Nath
The state has got investments worth Rs 6,158 crore in last seven months, he said, adding that the government plans to set up industrial areas in every district.
View: A mellower Modi on Independence Day
The most notable feature of Narendra Modi’s sixth speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort is an absence: an enemy to attack.
EESL successfully installs and operationalises over 5 lakh smart meters across India
The Smart Meter National Programme aims to retrofit 25 crore conventional meters with smart variants leading to 80-100 per cent improvement in billing efficiency.
From Mathura to Ladhak: Top destinations to help you make the most of the Independence Day extended weekend
Janamashtami celebrations in Mathura this year will be an eight-day extravaganza.
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