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.

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.

Siddaramaiah keeps Finance, Industries and Energy

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has retained key portfolios of Finance, Industries and Energy, while K J George will be the new Home Minister.

J&K Min assures preference to local industries

To boost the home grown industries, the Jammu and Kashmir government today ordered all the state departments, including public sector units, to give preference to local industries for purchase of material.

‘Govt should not acquire agricultural land for industries’

JPP strongly opposed any move to acquire agricultural land for industries even though it made clear that the party was not against industrialization.

WB government to provide land for industries

The West Bengal government Tuesday said it will provide land to investors who come up with proposals for industrial projects.

UP govt to promote industries in rural belts

UP govt contemplating on increasing interest free loan limit for unemployed youth to set up industrial units in rural belts to Rs 25 lakh.

Naxals getting explosives meant for industries?

Faced with an alarming number of
mine attacks by Naxals, security agencies have launched a
probe to find out whether explosives meant for industries are
being smuggled to the extremists in Maoist-hit states.

‘Industries forced to buy peace with Maoists’

Many industries located in Maoist-
dominated areas are forced to buy peace with the extremists due to insecured environment, Union Home Secretary Gopal K
Pillai said Saturday.

LF manifesto balances between agriculture, industrialisation

The Left Front on Wednesday tried to
strike a cautious balance between industrialisation and
agriculture in its manifesto for the Assembly elections in
West Bengal while admitting lapses on the part of some leaders
and cadres.

Iran`s $ 524bn budget to boost industries, curb inflation

Iranian President Mahmoud
Ahmadinejad submitted to Majlis (Parliament) a
5,390-trillion-rial (about USD 524 billion) budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year that is to start on March 21.

Gujarat govt to act against polluting factories: Minister

Action will be taken against
industries violating pollution norms, the Gujarat government warned.