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Display foodgrain subsidy at ration shops: Centre tells states

Display foodgrain subsidy at ration shops: Centre tells states

State governments should display at PDS shops the foodgrain subsidy borne by both the Centre and states that will prevent the latter from hijacking the credit for selling highly-subsidised grains…

Food Ministry favours hike in tur dal import duty to 25%

Food Ministry favours hike in tur dal import duty to 25%

Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said his ministry is in favour of increasing import duty on tur dal from 10 per cent to 25 per cent in…

India to export mangoes to Australia for the first time

India to export mangoes to Australia for the first time

India may export mangoes that meet biosecurity standards to Australia for the first time following revision of protocols to allow them in the Australian economy. Robert Gray from Australian Mango…

India’s growth to accelerate further due to GST: Minister

India’s growth to accelerate further due to GST: Minister

India continues to be the fastest growing major economy in the world and its growth will accelerate further due to factors like implementation of GST, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.…

Double-decker overnight AC train to be launched in July

Double-decker overnight AC train to be launched in July

The Indian Railways will launch in July the Utkrisht Double-Decker AC Yatri (Uday) Express, a special class service for overnight journey that will ply on high-demand routes. Equipped with comfortable…

MCD polls: Exit polls predict sweep for BJP in Delhi

MCD polls: Exit polls predict sweep for BJP in Delhi

The BJP could be headed for a landslide victory in the Delhi municipal polls with two exit polls predicting the party finishing way ahead of the AAP and the Congress…

Mobile subscriber base increases by 5.68 million in March

Mobile subscriber base increases by 5.68 million in March

The mobile subscriber base of seven telecom operators, including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone, increased by 5.68 million in March to reach 895.25 million, according to industry data. The numbers include…

India becoming hub of international arbitration: CJI

India becoming hub of international arbitration: CJI

Chief Justice of India J.S Khehar said India is becoming a hub of international arbitration and the government’s initiative to work towards zero interference in the process will promote confidence…

Consumers get a free hand on hotel service charge payout

Consumers get a free hand on hotel service charge payout

The Central government on Friday approved new guidelines giving consumers the right to decide service charge they wish to voluntarily pay on a hotel or restaurant bill. The guidelines, which…

Oil ministry mulls home delivery of petrol, diesel

Oil ministry mulls home delivery of petrol, diesel

Petrol and diesel may soon be home delivered as the oil ministry mulls options of door-to- door delivery on pre-booking to cut long queues at petrol pumps. As many as…

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