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India's rice exports grow as additional Kakinada deepwater port opened

India's rice exports grow as additional Kakinada deepwater port opened

Indian rice exports gained momentum this week after an additional port was opened in the country's biggest rice-handling facility, potentially easing congestion. Traders said they are buying more

Feb 18, 2021, 22:41 PM IST
Petrol Price Today, 18 February 2021: Fuel on fire, petrol price breaches Rs 100-mark in Rajasthan

Petrol Price Today, 18 February 2021: Fuel on fire, petrol price breaches Rs 100-mark in Rajasthan

Petrol in Delhi stand at Rs 89.88/litre, an increase of 34 paise and diesel prices stand at Rs 80.27/litre, an increase by 32 paise. Here is looking at the price difference of diesel and petrol in

Feb 18, 2021, 11:13 AM IST
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, February 18, 2021: Diesel prices cross Rs 80/litre, petrol prices near Rs 90/litre in Delhi; check prices in metro cities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, February 18, 2021: Diesel prices cross Rs 80/litre, petrol prices near Rs 90/litre in Delhi; check prices in metro cities

Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55. For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.

Feb 18, 2021, 08:34 AM IST
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, February 17, 2021: Petrol prices near Rs 90/litre in Delhi; check prices in metro cities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, February 17, 2021: Petrol prices near Rs 90/litre in Delhi; check prices in metro cities

Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55. For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.

Feb 17, 2021, 08:29 AM IST
No more Work From Home for these employees, govt announces new guidelines

No more Work From Home for these employees, govt announces new guidelines

Meetings, as far as possible, may continue to be conducted with video-conferencing and personal meetings with visitors, unless absolutely necessary in public interest, are to be avoided, the order

Feb 16, 2021, 12:14 PM IST
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, February 16, 2021: Fuel prices at record high, petrol prices cross Rs 89/litre in Delhi; check prices in metro cities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, February 16, 2021: Fuel prices at record high, petrol prices cross Rs 89/litre in Delhi; check prices in metro cities

Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55. For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.

Feb 16, 2021, 08:37 AM IST
Modi govt's big move! Four state-run banks shortlisted for privatisation: Reports

Modi govt's big move! Four state-run banks shortlisted for privatisation: Reports

Two of those banks will be selected for sale in the 2021/2022 financial year which begins in April, the officials said. The shortlist has not previously been reported. The government, however, will

Feb 15, 2021, 18:01 PM IST
WPI inflation rises to 2.03% in Jan on costlier manufactured items, food prices ease

WPI inflation rises to 2.03% in Jan on costlier manufactured items, food prices ease

Food inflation in January stood at (-) 2.8 per cent, against (-) 1.11 per cent in the previous month. Inflation in vegetables and potatoes was (-) 20.82 per cent and 22.04 per cent during January,

Feb 15, 2021, 13:25 PM IST
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, February 15, 2021: Fuel prices at record high, petrol prices near Rs 89/litre in Delhi; check prices in metro cities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, February 15, 2021: Fuel prices at record high, petrol prices near Rs 89/litre in Delhi; check prices in metro cities

Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55. For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.

Feb 15, 2021, 10:33 AM IST
LPG price hike by Rs. 50 in Delhi; know details here

LPG price hike by Rs. 50 in Delhi; know details here

The national capital saw a price hike in the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) domestic cylinder on Sunday (February 14). The price of LPG cylinder was raised by Rs. 50 per unit. This is the third such

Feb 15, 2021, 00:14 AM IST
Petrol price crosses Rs 100 per litre in THIS city; fuel stations close

Petrol price crosses Rs 100 per litre in THIS city; fuel stations close

The fuel prices in the country are sky-high and are in no mood to go down. Recently the Extra Premium Petrol crossed the mark of Rs. 100 in Bhopal. This is creating issues for older fuel stations.

Feb 14, 2021, 20:40 PM IST
Elon Musk not happy with Joe Biden administration over climate change issues? He said THIS about carbon tax

Elon Musk not happy with Joe Biden administration over climate change issues? He said THIS about carbon tax

Tesla CEO Elon Musk in a new interview revealed that he approached the Joe Biden administration about implementing a carbon tax in the US, but he was told the idea was essential "too politically

Feb 13, 2021, 17:06 PM IST
Budget 2021-22 provides strong stimulus for long term sustainable growth: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2021-22 provides strong stimulus for long term sustainable growth: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attacked former FM and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram for suspecting the Budget numbers without mentioning his name. She said, "What you get as Budget is

Feb 12, 2021, 19:13 PM IST
Petrol, diesel to become cheaper by Rs 5 per litre in Assam

Petrol, diesel to become cheaper by Rs 5 per litre in Assam

The finance minister presented the vote-on-account for an aggregate expenditure of Rs 60,784.03 crore for the first six months of the next fiscal. Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) rose from Rs 2,

Feb 12, 2021, 13:13 PM IST
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, February 12, 2021: Fuel prices at record high, petrol prices cross Rs 88/litre in Delhi; check prices in metro cities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, February 12, 2021: Fuel prices at record high, petrol prices cross Rs 88/litre in Delhi; check prices in metro cities

Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55. For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.

Feb 12, 2021, 08:58 AM IST
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, February 11, 2021: Fuel prices at fresh all time high, check prices in metro cities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, February 11, 2021: Fuel prices at fresh all time high, check prices in metro cities

Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55. For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.

Feb 11, 2021, 08:42 AM IST
Exclusive: Digitalisation is need of the hour, says NITI Aayog's CEO Amitabh Kant

Exclusive: Digitalisation is need of the hour, says NITI Aayog's CEO Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant also commented on the Union Budget 2021 and said that India is on the path of a $5 trillion economy. "COVID-19 had an impact on the economy. The budget will help create a $ 5 trillion

Feb 10, 2021, 20:28 PM IST
Cryptocurrency demand soars after Tesla’s $1.5B investment in Bitcoin; govt warns virtual currency is like ponzi schemes

Cryptocurrency demand soars after Tesla’s $1.5B investment in Bitcoin; govt warns virtual currency is like ponzi schemes

Elon Musk’s Tesla invested $1.5 billion in bitcoin while the cryptocurrency hit an all-time-high after the news. Earlier, in January this year, Bitcoin rallied above $30000 for first time. The

Feb 10, 2021, 16:01 PM IST
Union strike: Banks to remain closed for 4 days in a row in March; see important dates

Union strike: Banks to remain closed for 4 days in a row in March; see important dates

A statement by the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) said that the meeting discussed the various announcements made in the budget regarding reform measures including privatisation of IDBI

Feb 10, 2021, 15:02 PM IST
Bank unions call for strike in March 15, 16 against privatisation

Bank unions call for strike in March 15, 16 against privatisation

A statement by the All India Bank Employees' Association said that the meeting discussed the various announcements made in the budget regarding reform measures including privatisation of IDBI Bank

Feb 10, 2021, 08:59 AM IST