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PSU offer-for-sale: Centre may lower retail component to 10%

Move to reduce arbitrage opportunity, boost institutional demand.

UID phase-V: Aadhaar enrolments in four states get Cabinet approval

This is in line with the Modi government’s focus on Aadhaar and the PM’s emphasis on using the project for multiple purposes.


Proposal for coal regulator gets Cabinet approval

The regulator will not have statutory powers and have no say in pricing of the fuel or allocation of captive blocks.

Subsidy for export of raw sugar gets Cabinet nod

The move will benefit sugar millers in Maharashtra and UP among other states and help them pay arrears to sugarcane farmers.

Govt approves sale of its residual stake in HZL

The government is learnt to have deferred its decision on selling 49 per cent stake in Balco.

Moily's U-turn: After Rahul speak, LPG cap to be raised from 9 to 12

Gandhi at the AICC session stated that 9 cylinders were not enough, and every household should have 12 cylinders.


Mind the gap

Increase in MBBS seats is welcome. But it will take more to address the deficits in medical education.

Changes in mega power policy get Cabinet approval

The project is expected to directly benefit a rural population of about 78 lakh people.

RIL,BP to guarantee $1.2 bn for higher gas price

The bank guarantee will be encashed if it is proved that the company hoarded gas.

Axis Bank gets govt nod for hiking foreign investment from 49 pc to 62 pc

The approval would result in foreign investment of about Rs 7,250 crore in the country,says CCEA.