Monday, Jan 26, 2015



Break-up of Breakthrough
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Section 17(b) allows operators to claim damages from vendors if a nuclear incident is caused by ‘patent or latent defect’ in supply of equipment or services.

1 in 4 drugs on NPPA price cap list crash by over 40%
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

Price control issue may come up for discussion during US President’s visit.

Narendra Modi government to re-engage US on nuclear deal
Mon, Jan 19, 2015

Indian negotiators have also been told to wrap up time-bound “project proposals”.

Smartphone usage drives mobile banking numbers
Mon, Jan 19, 2015

Over last two years, transaction values have shot up 11-fold

Government’s BOSS move: Now a homegrown system to run computers
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

Increased penetration of BOSS is expected to have an incremental impact on Govt's Digital India plan.

Overlaps in trade pacts leave industry in a bind
Tue, Jan 06, 2015

Multiple ‘rules of origin’ norms & ‘negative lists’ creating problems.

CEA mixes up data, arrives at wrong demand estimate
Fri, Jan 02, 2015

This, according to data on the CEA website, is being consistently being done across months.

India’s garment exports spin a manufacturing success story
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

The turnaround is significant as India has been steadily losing ground to Bangladesh, Vietnam and Indonesia in the US market.

States left out of airports plan to complain today
Tue, Dec 30, 2014

The policy has proposed developing six metropolitan airports as major international hubs.

Kerala joins e-comm tax evasion chorus
Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Currently e-commerce firms host 3rd party merchants on their websites and customers buy goods from them.

Indian pharma scouts for new geographies under USFDA fire
Fri, Dec 26, 2014

Russia, Mexico, Brazil, Japan on radar; bid to cut US market risk.

For IT, Rural and EPFO, it will be a working Christmas
Wed, Dec 24, 2014

The Press Information Bureau on Tuesday also launched a webpage to mark ‘Good Governance Day’.

Telangana seeks swift work on corridor to end power crunch
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Wardha-Nizamabad-Hyderabad transmission line in limbo since 2010.

2 new Russian reactors for Kudankulam to cost double, most expensive n-plants
Mon, Dec 15, 2014

This has been cited as one of the reasons for the delays and localisation is being considered for quicker project execution at cheaper costs.

Cong-ruled states together have fewer people than UP alone
Mon, Dec 15, 2014

Combined with states where the Congress is part of a ruling coalition, this goes up to 15 per cent of the country’s population — again a historic low.

No work yet on 3 South corridors
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

CEA has not notified approved lines, bid process cannot commence.

Private players ramp up power generation capacity
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

The challenge for developers, though, is how to run these newly commissioned projects, as nearly all of them are facing fuel shortages.

India’s voice-based BPO exports buck doomsday projections
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

India’s BPO industry employs over 10 lakh people and contributes to around 25 per cent of the total IT/ITeS exports revenue from the country.

Restart of operations at Kudankulam nuclear plant to take a fortnight longer
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

The reactor was stopped for mandatory tests prior to the start of commercial power generation.

One death every third day in India’s most dangerous job
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

Industry insiders concede that official numbers could be much lower than the actual deaths that take place deep inside the mines.

In steel flagships, 100 workers died in last 2 years, post mortem goes on
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

SAIL described it as a “freak accident”, the first such event in 50 years.

‘Freak accident’, gas leak, nearly 100 dead in 2 yrs — but no lessons learnt
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

The leakage of carbon monoxide at the plant affected 36 people.

From 2010 to 2012 over 4000 died on shop floor, but that’s fraction of total
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

Official statistics suggest there were 4,275 documented fatalities in Indian factories between 2010 and 2012.

Bhopal Gas Tragedy: 350 tonnes of waste and factory deaths that no one even counts
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

Tonnes of solid waste contine to lie inside the ruins of the Union Carbide plant and is polluting the air and water in surroundings areas.

Hybrid seeds maker Monsanto bets big, this time on agriculture extension
Thu, Nov 27, 2014

It is this gap, arising from the government practically exiting farm extension activity, which MNCs like Monsanto are trying to fill. And it could, over time, be a paying proposition too.

Grid manager red flags infra hotspots, weak backup plan
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

‘At least 10 spots vulnerable to high voltage tower collapses’.

India readies proposal to double power to Nepal
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Nepal has a generating capacity of 600 MW but the hydroelectric output is severely reduced during winter, when the demand peaks.

Nay Pyi Taw
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Myanmar has been welcomed back into the international fold after promising sweeping reforms.

Modi pushes for pact on mutual recognition of qualifications
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Agreement needed to make India-ASEAN FTA in Services & Investments effective.

We should reject any linkage between religion and terrorism: Narendra Modi tells East Asia Summit
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

He also referred to challenges of close link with drug trafficking, arms smuggling and money laundering.

As EAS kicksoff, Narendra Modi meets Medvedev, Obama kicks up a row
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Obama accused the Myanmarese government of backsliding on reforms, hours ahead of this talks with the President

Modi asks Asean to ink pact on recognition of educational, professional qualifications
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Mutual pact an essential prerequisite for India to leverage its competitive advantage in the service sector

PM Narendra Modi at ASEAN: Sidelights
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Modi was seen taking the picture of the Asean billboard at Myanmar International Convention Centre, venue for the 25th Asean summit.

Trilateral highway gets Modi push
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Road to connect India, Myanmar, Thailand is a strategic project that PM Modi has taken up as priority.

PM Modi to meet Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang today
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Li was the first foreign leader to have spoken with Modi on the telephone following his swearing-in in May.

Narendra Modi meets Aung San Suu Kyi
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

US President Barack Obama, who is slated to be here on Thursday for the East Asia Summit, will also meet Suu Kyi.