British Hindus expected to vote for Conservatives in elections
A group of British Indians have been campaigning for “pro-India” candidates in 40 seats, the majority of which are Conservative candidates. A large number of PIO Sikhs and Muslims “were still with Labour”, Political analyst Kapil Dudakia claimed. The British-Indian vote will also help Tory candidate Alok Sharma increase his majority in Reading West.
Security experts say need to secure Aadhaar ecosystem, warn about third party leaks
Security researchers warn that leaks are happening in thi...
L&T arm bags Rs 1,100 cr contract from IOC
The order entails setting up a 0.740 million ton per annum Fluidised Cracking Unit (FCC) including...
Indane LPG refill booking through IVRS, SMS
LPG users of Indian Oil can now book their refills through Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) or SMS and need not call the ever busy phone number.
30,000 surrender second LPG connection in a week
Over 30,000 Indane customers alone surrendered their second connections last week, a senior oil ministry official told TOI on Monday.
Oil firms raised prices of non-subsidised cooking gas by Rs 26.50 per cylinder
Cooking gas is costlier by Rs 26.50 per cylinder to Rs 922 per unit because of hardening of liquefied petroleum gas rates in the international market, state oil firms said.
Cooking gas cap may fuel black marketing
Heavy incentive of Rs 350 a cylinder may lure many to get connections and sell cylinders in black market.
India needs single corporate tax rate of 25%: KPMG
The KPMG report also said that the tax rate for foreign companies should be correspondingly lowered from the current rate of 40 per cent.
West Bengal, northeast to have IOC’s jumbo 450 kg LPG pack this financial year
After introducing a couple of months back in Coimbatore, IOC has given the jumbo pack ‘Mini-Bulk,’ to a few buyers at Kolkata metro area as test cases.
India launches first R&D facility for high-end fuels, gas
Pradhan complimented the IOC scientists for developing a "nano-additised battery for use in e-rickshaws with better efficiency ."
IOC ties up with Sahaj e-Village to sell 5-kg LPG cylinder
Sahaj said it is for the first time that Indian Oil is venturing into a pan India tie-up with a private company for selling 5-kg Indane cylinders.
Centre aims to raise LPG consumer base to 70% in Bihar: Dharmendra Pradhan
The scheme to provide LPG connections to BPL families has been possible due to one crore consumer shunning their subsidies under the 'Give it up' campaign on LPG connection, he added.
Congress blasts PM Nawaz Sharif's speech, urges Sushma Swaraj to give it back with Baloch taunt
Accusing Sharif of misleading, Surjewala said. “the "precondition” which the Pakistani PM talks about is the simple demand by India to end cross border terrorism.
Purchase of gas stove from dealers 'optional', say oil and marketing companies
"We never insist our customers to purchase LPG stove during the purchase of a new connection, provided the customers have new LPG stove with ISI mark," an official said.
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