Single-window clearance likely for private coal blocks
A coal sector executive said private operators of coal blocks suffered because of problems faced in various clearances. The centre wants coal blocks to come on stream in four-five years. It wants to increase the number of coal exploration agencies, improve infrastructure for coal and amend the law to speed up approvals.
Private traders place onion import orders; 1,000 tonnes expected by month-end: Govt official
The retail prices of onion had soared to Rs 100/...
Stock market update: Private banks mixed; YES Bank gains over 1%
The Nifty Private Bank index was trading 0.26 per cent up at 17,100.9.
Cognizant to upskill 5,000 staffers
The firm had planned to increase hiring in its sales vertical to build a 500-strong team that will target niche deals in digital services.
Private players to run trains on key routes: Railways
The national transporter is mulling to give trains to private operators on inter-city services on 14 routes, while 10 on overnight and long distance services and four suburban services.
Private players to get more level-playing field: Union power secretary
Government is looking at regulation closely which will help innovation and to ensure that regulations don't encourage monopolies, the official said, adding, "to ensure this we are amending the Electricity Act and we are including a chapter on markets, market mechanism and trading of energy".
Labour ministry proposes board of vocational training for mine workers
As per the proposal, the board shall consists of the chief inspector of mines, who shall be its chairperson, three members possessing technical qualification in mining or petroleum engineering and having at least twenty years’ practical experience, one each in coal mines, metal mines, and oil mines to represent each sector appointed by the govt.
Stock market update: Private banks advance; YES Bank climbs 4%
The Nifty Private Bank index was trading 0.48 per cent up at 17,077.25.
Stock market update: Private banks advance; IDFC First Bank gains over 1%
The Nifty Private Bank index was trading 0.28 per cent up at 17,113.6.
Private banks, large NBFCs should continue to do well: Dhiraj Relli, HDFC Securities
In an interview with ET Wealth, Dhiraj Relli, MD and CEO, HDFC Securities talk about which sectors you can bet on now, expectations on how long the ongoing slump will continue and why trade wars are favourable for India.
India's first "corporate" train Tejas Express launched on Delhi-Lucknow route
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath flagged off the Tejas Express today. The commercial run of the train starts on Saturday.
Greater private sector innovation, digital tools key to quality healthcare services in India at low cost: Bill Gates
Bill Gates, who is currently on a three-day visit to India, said: "Our biggest work has been broadly in the health area helping to get new vaccines introduced, helping to look at innovations in some of the disease-specific areas, like tuberculosis or visceral leishmaniasis (VL) or lymphatic filariasis (LF)."
SoftBank executives discuss trimming WeWork offer
The discussions at SoftBank center around shrinking a $3 billion tender offer for WeWork shares owned by founders, employees and investors, according to people with knowledge of the talks. Such a move would be designed, at least in part, to limit the amount paid to co-founder Adam Neumann, said the people, who requested anonymity because the matter is private.
States spend Rs 12.99 crore on model career centres: Labour Minister
As of now, total 997 employment exchanges are functional in the country. The Ministry is implementing the National Career Service (NCS) project for transformation of the National Employment Service to provide a variety of employment related services like job matching, career counseling, vocational guidance, information on skill development courses, etc.
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