Why Karnataka bypolls are important to BJP in the south
In Karnataka, today's bypolls will decide the future of the BS Yediyurappa government which currently has 105 legislators and one independent MLA's support in the 225 member strong Assembly.
Retail onion prices touch Rs 140/kg mark in some cities
Onion prices have been ruling high for past few weeks due to fall in production of th...
Government orders import of 4000 tonnes onions
The consumer affairs department has also directed MMTC to issue three more tenders for import ...
CIL in talks with Russian company for extraction, import of coking coal
VostokCoal-Diskon is developing coal extraction facilities at the Taimyr coal basin of Taymyr Peninsula in central Siberia. It has been exploring the area since 2016 and has recently opened two deposits that would touch peak capacity of 30 million tonnes a year. VostokCoal will build a coal terminal and create a specialised fleet for exporting coal round the year.
As India brace for a tough challenge from West Indies, here are some important threads to follow
This has been a year of preparation for the two T20 World Cups in next two years. But how much has it gone to plan? Perhaps not much, for an almost full-strength Indian squad has been named to now face a strong West Indies challenge.
Indian Army requires 200 armoured fighting vehicles for Pakistan border
The army recently announced its plan to procure 198 wheeled armoured fighting vehicles (AFV) for reconnaissance and support to tank regiments in mechanised warfare. The army plans to use these AFVs in the plain sectors of Punjab and Rajasthan. It wants that these AFVs should be able to operate in not only developed areas in this region, but in riverine terrain as well.
Import curbs likely on over 350 items to boost ‘Make in India’
Departments are looking into suggestions of waiving the requirement for global tender for government procurement in sectors where it thinks there is sufficient domestic capacity to execute a contract. The moves are part of the government’s thrust to ‘Make-in-India’ scheme, for which it has been working on ways to discourage imports.
Indonesia plans to divert palm oil exports to India if EU cuts imports
The world’s largest producer of palm oil, is focusing big on exports to countries like India and China to overcome the likely setback it may face from the European Union, which may cut down on imports of palm oil products.
India's Petronet LNG says in talks with several firms on deals
Mishra said Petronet is in the process of appointing a consultant to help guide the company to sign deals to buy LNG from overseas suppliers
Amidst onion crisis, fresh loads of imported onions from Turkey reach Mangaluru
Amidst onion crisis in the country, fresh loads of imported onions from Turkey reached in Mangaluru on December 04. To control the rising pr...
Sale of MK-45 guns will improve India's capability to meet threats: Pentagon
US has agreed to the Indian request to buy up to 13 MK-45 5 inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and 3,500 D349 Projectile, 5″/54 MK 92 MOD 1 Ammunition. The MK-45 Gun System will provide the capability to conduct anti-surface warfare and anti-air defense missions while enhancing interoperability with US and other allied forces, said the US.
Gold imports jump to 5-month high in Nov as prices retreat
November imports totalled $2.94 billion, slightly higher than last year's $2.76 billion, the source said.
November gold imports jump to 5-month high: Govt source
Imports were down 16% from November 2018, however, the source said.
Govt raised Rs 765.37 cr from anti-dumping duty till Nov 27: Piyush Goyal
“The basic intent of anti-dumping measures is to eliminate injury caused to the domestic industry by the unfair trade practice of dumping and to create a level playing field for the domestic industry,” commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal told Lok Sabha. In a separate reply, he said the government will use all available instruments in the national interest, as and when necessary.
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