Railway Minister flags off 9 'Sewa Service' trains connecting small towns to major cities
The nine "Sewa Service" trains were launched without any additional investment by the railways, connecting small tows to major cities around them.
Oil regulator ropes in ICF for gas demand, infra assessment
One reason for the low use of the environment-friendly fuel is inadequate domesti...
Indian Railways: 150 private passenger trains to run on 100 routes
Path has been cleared to engage private operators to end Railways' long mo...
Tailor-made for jobs: A decision to offer wage subsidies has drawn investment and jobs in spades
Jharkhand’s decision to offer wage subsidies in the garment industry has drawn investment &jobs in spades.
Smart city mission put on fast track
The ministry has created a live dashboard, housed in the National Urban Observatory in Nirman Bhawan. This would help keep track of live updates from the smart cities’ progress.
Yohan Blake accuses IAAF president of harming the sport
Yohan Blake admitted that the loss of that medal in Bolt’s final race still haunted him. "I have a lot of bad memories, a lot sleepless nights, I got very emotional a lot of times and no medal, (you) come so close, but so far, but you have to believe in yourself, in your ability, not what you have done before,” said Blake.
Rains improve Delhi's air quality
The air quality index (AQI) in Delhi stood at 136 at 8.47 am which falls under the 'moderate' category. An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe'. An AQI above 500 falls in the 'severe plus' category.
ET Awards: Modi government always ready to help industry, says Home Minister Amit Shah
Home Minister Amit Shah, FM Nirmala Sitharaman and Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal seek industry’s support and suggestions, and promise govt will listen to them. Shah also asked industry to engage with ministers and regulators to resolve problems. Sitharaman hinted at a big package of infrastructure projects soon
60,000 sq ft, 1,586 seats, 60 shows: INOX brings a global cinema destination to Mumbai with Megaplex
INOX has launched its biggest offering till date, Megaplex, an 11-screen theatre in Mumbai’s Inorbit Mall at Malad.
Stock pick of the week: Cut in corporate tax a good entry opportunity into Shriram City Union
The recent reduction in corporate tax is good news for Shriram City Union Finance. Its EPS for 2019-20 and 2020-21 are expected to go up by around 12%.
Govt further caps stock limit on onion retailers to 2 tons to check hoarding
Last week, govt had reduced the stock holding limit for retailers to 5 tonnes from 10 tonnes while that on wholesalers to 25 tonnes from 50 tonnes as onion prices were ruling high up to Rs 150 per kg. Retail onion prices have risen in the past two months due to short supply owing to fall in production of kharif (summer) crop after heavy rains.
Rajasthan: Solar policy high on charging stations, making equipment
For the first time in the country, Rajasthan government has made adoption of electric vehicles part of policy priority. It will provide land at 50% concessional rate of DLC for first 500 renewable energy-based EV charging stations.
Drone delivery: A look at the current regulations across globe
Should drones be allowed for deliveries? That’s the question being asked by governments around the world even as many cos are engaged in field tests.
Housing sales in Q3 of 2019 saw a quarterly decline of 18% across top 7 cities: Report
The top 7 cities also recorded a 13% y-o-y drop in new unit launches, with 45,230 units launched in the Q3 2019 as against the same period last year.
Residential sales sees marginal dip but launches up across top cities
According to this Liases Foras report, five out of eight tier I cities witnessed an increase in sales over last year same quarter.
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