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Industry threatens nearly half of natural heritage sites: WWF

Mining, oil exploration, illegal logging and other industries threaten almost half the natural World Heritage Sites the UN seeks to preserve for future generations, conservation group WWF said Wednesday.

Government launches online job portal for MSME sector

The government Monday launched an online portal for job seekers in the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector.
The portal - www.Eex.Dcmsme.Gov.In - will also help the industry to find skilled manpower.

German lawmakers okay new bargaining law for unions

The German parliament passed a new law Friday aimed at preventing small, localised industrial disputes -- such as the recent train drivers` and pilots` strikes -- from paralysing entire industrial sectors.

India urgently needs military-industrial complex: APJ Abdul Kalam

 Stressing the importance of having a long-term defence strategy and vision for defence industry growth, former president APJ Abdul Kalam on Thursday said the key need is to establish a military-industrial complex involving large private industries.

Zee Media Exclusive interview with FM Arun Jaitley

Watch Zee Media Exclusive interview with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Centre to help Andhra Pradesh in industrialisation push

 The NDA Government will help Andhra Pradesh in catering to its development needs and efforts in industrialisation, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely said on Saturday.

Environment ministry to colour code industries

India's environment ministry has sought to classify industrial units in a category of colours based on their pollution potential, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.

Incentives for girl child, industries, smart cities in Kashmir budget

Incentives for girl child, industries, smart cities in Kashmir budget

The Jammu & Kashmir government on Sunday unveiled a Rs 46,473 crore budget packed with a slew of schemes for farmers, traders, women and employees while stamping out "plan and non-plan classification".

UGC committee calls for strengthening partnership between varsities and industries

A University Grants Commission (UGC)-appointed committee has suggested strengthening of partnership and collaboration between universities and industries for mutual benefit.

Become breeding ground for tech advancements: Prez to varsities

Calling for greater engagement between academia and industries, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday asked universities to become breeding ground for technological advancements and said success of initiatives like 'Make in India' hinges on manufacturing quality products.

Approvals to new industries in Maharashtra in 30 days: Fadnavis

Taking a leaf from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to 'Make in India', Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Monday urged top industrialists to 'Make in Maharashtra' to boost industrial development and employment in the state.

Odisha govt issues show cause notice to 21 industries

 Odisha government has issued show-cause notices to 21 major industries, including central public sector companies Nalco and HAL, who defaulted in paying water cess since 2005-06, officials said.

NGT orders CPCB to upload criteria for classification of industries on website

A day after the Supreme Court asked the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga, the Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to upload on its website the criteria for classification of industries.

Law enthusiasts skill up through online courses

An increasing number students and law professionals are recognising the need to learn law online. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports

Ganga pollution: Govt warn of stringent action against industries

The government Wednesday warned of stringent action against industries that are violating pollution norms on the banks of the river Ganga and its tributaries.

Will make environment norms for industries more stringent: Prakash Javadekar

The government will make environment norms for industries more stringent, but at the same time they will be practical, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday.

CPCB`s ESS inspects 201 industrial units in 2013-14: Govt

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has set up a mechanism under its environmental surveillance squad programme to carry out surprise inspections and assessment of pollution levels of industrial units, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

Bengal to expedite land mutation for industrial purposes

With a view to expedite and aid mutation and conversion of land for industrial purposes, the Bengal government will be setting up a Unique Clearance Centre (UCC) in several districts, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Saturday.

Growth in 8 core sector industries declines by 0.6% in Oct

Dashing hopes of recovery, the output of eight core sector industries contracted by 0.6 percent in October due to poor showing by coal, oil and gas sectors.

Omar to write to FM over central excise duty to J&K Industries

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he would write to Finance Minister P Chidambaram over the extension of central excise duty to industrialists in the state.