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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at the inaugural session of ‘Urja Sangam 2015' in New Delhi KAMAL NARANG
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at the inaugural session of ‘Urja Sangam 2015' in New Delhi KAMAL NARANG

Modi calls for slashing oil, gas imports by 10% in next 7 years

Shishir Sinha

Proposes creation of energy corridors »

NITI Aayog to set up working group on central schemes

The sub-group has been constituted to deliberate on funding pattern on centrally sponsored schemes as the states’ share in central taxes has been increased to 42% from 32%, as per the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission.

PTI

NITI Aayog will set up a working group to prepare a draft report on how to make implementation o... »

Price of gas produced in India cut by 59 cents

All that gas: A customer turns on the piped natural gas at his home. (file photo).

Our Bureau

Come April the price of electricity and piped cooking gas should get cheaper, as weak interna... »

Build a culture of quality: USFDA official’s message to Indian drug companies

Howard Sklamberg, USFDA Deputy Commissioner (global regulatory operations and policy)

PT Jyothi Datta

Local drugmakers can aspire for less regulatory inspections by the United States Food and Drug A... »

‘High wages in China offers India chance to be global manufacturing hub’

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (file photo)

PTI

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said a higher wage cost in China presents the best opportuni... »

Economy

India willing to sell LNG to Pakistan: Pradhan

Our Bureau

India is willing to sell gas to Pakistan, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Petrole... »

Economy

LPG cylinder: Jaitley for differential subsidy regime

Our Bureau

The Government may end subsidy on domestic cooking gas (LPG) for the affluent section of... »

Economy

CBDT issues clarificatory circular on taxability of foreign dividends

K R Srivats

Dividends declared or paid by a foreign company outside India in respect of shares that derived... »

Meet to discuss CSS rationalisation

Our Bureau

The CMs of a number of states and senior officials of NITI Aayog discussed ways to rationalise centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) to improve their impact in the first meeting of the... »

No tax on foreign firms’ dividends outside India, clarifies CBDT

Our Bureau

Relief for companies abroad with local assets »

LPG cylinder: Jaitley for differential subsidy regime

Our Bureau

The Government may end subsidy on domestic cooking gas (LPG) for the affluent section of the society, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has indicated. “At some time, India will have to t... »

Energy storage sector upbeat about renewables, micro-grid opportunities

M Ramesh

Renewable energy is here, can ‘storage’ be far behind? This industry riff captures an emerging mega trend, one that is underscored by three recent announcements. The first was that of the... »

CBDT issues clarificatory circular on taxability of foreign dividends

K R Srivats

Dividends declared or paid by a foreign company outside India in respect of shares that derived their value substantially from assets situated in India will not be "deemed" as income tax... »

Centre re-working draft offset policy to exempt small contracts

Ismagilov

Amiti Sen

Cabinet note being finalised by CoS may have higher threshold limit, fewer sectors »

NITI Aayog to mediate inter-governmental differences

Our Bureau

Business rules for new body finalised »

Coal Minister launches online project monitoring portal

Navadha Pandey

In order to track public and private sector projects, the Minister of State (IC), Coal, Power and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal, has launched e-CPMP or Online Coal Project Monitoring Port... »

Legislation for more national waterways approved

Our Bureau

The Union Cabinet, on Wednesday, approved enactment of a Central legislation for declaring 101 additional inland waterways as National Waterways (NW) for navigation.This is aimed at... »

Jaitley favours interest rate cut, but leaves decision to RBI

Our Bureau

Economy still has a lot of distance to cover: Finance Minister »

Pvt sector capital spending to return in 2016-17, says S&P

Qatar seeks India’s help to transform to knowledge-based economy

SIMA-PSG Institutions’ training prog for fitters, electricians begins

Govt to auction 1,000 new FM radio channels by 2016

India ‘not short of iron ore, but output is low’

FinMin yet to approve allocation for foreign trade policy

SPV for each smart city: Venkaiah Naidu

Adani group, 16 others bag projects to develop food parks

Use cheques, plastic currency to tackle black money: Jaitley

Arun Jaitley

Our Bureau

Govt taking steps to incentivise credit, debit card use »

India willing to sell LNG to Pakistan: Pradhan

Our Bureau

India is willing to sell gas to Pakistan, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, said on Friday.“Our public sector units are strong en... »

Cheap power must be balanced with green energy, says Goyal

Piyush Goyal

Our Bureau

Domestic resources must be harnessed to address energy security »

Govt may exempt ONGC, Oil India from paying subsidy in March-quarter

Reuters

India's state-backed oil producers Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd and Oil India Ltd may be exempt from paying subsidies to fuel retailers in the March quarter, a source familiar with the plan said o... »

Sugar mills upset over TN budget concessions

Our Bureau

The South Indian Sugar Mills Association of India - Tamil Nadu is disappointed that the State Budget has not addressed the concerns of the sugar industry. The Association president P... »

Power Ministry gears up for gas imports

Our Bureau

Pool management committee to monitor supplies, funding »

ADB to give $ 300 m loan to India

PTI

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will extend a loan of $ 300 million to India for improving road connectivity and increasing the domestic and regional trade along the North Bengal—North Eastern Re... »

Fate of Land Ordinance hangs in balance

Our Bureau

Bill is set to lapse on April 5; Govt may make renewed effort in Rajya Sabha »

Cabinet allows use of imported gas to revive stuck power plants

Piyush Goyal

Our Bureau

Centre will ensure electricity produced does not become expensive: Goyal »

Finance Dept circular brings poor quality of Plan spending under sharp focus

Our Bureau

Heads of departments told to strictly adhere to Plan expenditure norms »

Centre formulates policy on adoption of open source software

‘Job opportunities in financial services to multiply in coming years’

FM channels’ reserve price at ₹25 lakh-9.89 cr: TRAI

Centre approves 10 FDI proposals worth Rs 2,858 cr

Poor Aadhar linkage hinders EPFO coverage

Micro-grid firms look to govt for support

I-T dept collects over Rs 3,500 cr from non-filers


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