Pressure to bar Chinese firms from power contracts

India, Sept. 19 -- New Delhi: The government is under pressure to bar Chinese firms from participating in contracts in the sensitive power sector, especially digital products which are prone to malwar... Read More

Trial by media a matter of concern, say legal luminaries

India, Sept. 13 -- Top legal luminaries of the country on Saturday voiced their concern about media trials and suggested an institutional framework to check this menace. They highlighted the importanc... Read More

India among nations with hypersonic missile tech

India, Sept. 13 -- New Delhi: India has joined the elite club of countries having the ability to develop hypersonic missiles which can travel several times faster than the speed of sound. So far, only... Read More

India doubles steel export, China major buyer

India, Sept. 6 -- New Delhi: India's export of finished steel grew over two-fold between April and July this year, while import of such products reduced by about 42%. According to the latest Joint Pl... Read More

Sowing of Kharif crops touches new record

India, Sept. 5 -- New Delhi: Even as the Centre is making all-out efforts to bring the economy on track in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, there is some respite in the agricultural sector. As ... Read More

Non-BJP states oppose coal auction for commercial mining

India, Sept. 5 -- '38 blocks will go for auction, instead of the 41 mines announced earlier'. New Delhi: The Centre is facing resistance from the non-BJP ruled states in auctioning the coal blocks f... Read More

Pressure on Centre, RBI over loan moratorium

India, Aug. 29 -- The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the matter on 1 September. NEW DELHI: Pressure is mounting on the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to extend loan moratorium for a ... Read More

EPFO's subscribers rose by 8 lakh in 2020-21 first quarter

India, Aug. 29 -- NEW DELHI: More than 8 lakh subscribers of the EPFO (Employees' Provident Fund Organisation) were added during the first quarter of the current financial year 2020-21. According to ... Read More

Railways working to be self-sufficient in power needs

India, Aug. 29 -- New Delhi: The Indian Railways is working out a mega plan for becoming "Atma-Nirbhar" (self-sufficient) for its power needs, going fully green and achieving the net zero carbon emiss... Read More

Talks on third foundational military pact with U.S. soon

India, Aug. 22 -- A country needs to sign three pacts to get cutting-edge weapons from the US. New Delhi: The issue of the pending third foundational military pact-Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agr... Read More