Coal India adheres to environmental, sustainable standards: CMD
The miner's comment came after the CAG of India, in a report, said that six, out of seven coal producing subsidiaries of CIL, did not formulate environmental policies as mandated by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The world's largest coal miner is expecting to achieve a double digit growth in production for January 2020.
Rural development ministry notifies defence ministry to acquire land in Tawang
Narendra Singh Tomar-led rural development ministry has notifi...
Shah to sign pact with banned Bodo group today
An agreement will be signed by home minister Amit Shah and Assam chief minister Sarbananda Son...
Govt moves to green 2 lakh telco towers
An oil ministry dossier has pitched an idea for a gas-driven economy that can reduce diesel consumption and cut the carbon footprint. The quantity of diesel saved is equivalent to roughly four days’ consumption in Delhi, the country’s largest automobile market. If all the identified towers are converted, it will save four days’ emission in Delhi.
Renewable-thermal power plan may find few takers
The advantage of the proposal is that while renewable energy is irregular, varying according to the intensity of the sun or the speed of the wind, thermal power is not. Therefore, a blended supply assures a minimum transmission of power at all times.
Pension for senior citizens under BPL likely to go up
In the senior citizen category, pensions could go up to Rs 1,000 per month from Rs 500 now for those above 80 years of age and to Rs 500 per month from Rs 200 now for people up to 79 years. The proposed revamp of the rural development ministry’s programme will also see linking of pension rates to inflation and using the SECC data to identify beneficiaries.
Budget 2020: Macro-economic prudence vs consumer confidence
ET's Vinay Pandey and Saubhik Chakrabarti analyse India's macro-economic prudence vis-à-vis consumer confidence, ahead of the Union Budget 2...
Health Ministry urges people to come forward and report coronavirus symptoms, sets up helpline
Govt urged those with travel history to China since Jan 1 to report themselves if they experience symptoms.
Home Ministry habitually taps phone of opposition, alleges Sanjay Raut
Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena leader alleged that Home Ministry is habituated to do phone tapping and keep an eye on their opponents. "Phone tappin...
Chaibasa murders: Will not let anyone create environment of fear, says CM Hemant Soren
Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren met family members of the people who were killed in Chaibasa for staging a protest against the Pat...
China bans wild animal trade until viral outbreak eases
China on Sunday ordered a temporary ban on the trade in wild animals as the country struggles to contain a deadly virus believed to have been spawned in a market that sold wild animals as food.
Consultative meetings with stakeholders to discuss methodology for commercial coal mining on January 28-29
"A discussion paper containing the draft methodology and key bidding terms and conditions on the auction of coal mines for sale of coal has already been uploaded on the website of Ministry of Coal," coal ministry said adding that in this regard, "roundtable meetings for stakeholders' consultation" are scheduled on January 28 and 29, 2020.
France confirms first two cases of coronavirus
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): French Health Ministry confirmed the first two cases of deadly coronavirus with one of them involving a person who ...
Food processing ministry to push investment in J&K and Ladakh
In a bid to bring in investment and jobs to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Ladakh, the food processing ministry plans to hold road shows and summits in the two new Union territories. It will also look at ways to ramp up food processing and agriculture activities in the two UTs.
Finance Ministry to showcase achievements of financial inclusion at Republic Day parade
Besides DFS, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, NDRF Ministry of Home Affairs, CPWD Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, and Ministry of Shipping will also participate in the Republic Day parade, according to a Defence Ministry release.
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