New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) All central trade unions, except for the BJP-aligned Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, have given a call for a nationwide protest on Friday against the finance ministry's decision on the EPF interest rate.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Parliament on Thursday passed a bill, which sought to transfer the control over industries producing potable alcohol from the central government to the state governments, with the Rajya Sabha giving its nod to the legislation.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Parliament's Public Accounts Committee holds Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) is entitled to recover all costs incurred on unviable gas discoveries since the government's directorate general of Hydrocarbons had allowed the company to retain the entire KG-D6 block area in the first place.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) In a bid to protect the interests of workers of a company that has gone bust, the parliamentary panel on the bankruptcy code has said all social security funds due to them must be kept aside in dealing with such cases.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The government on Thursday said that national passenger carrier Air India is likely to suffer a net loss of Rs.2,636 crore during 2015-16.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Budget carrier IndiGo on Thursday said it will launch 14 new flights across key cities in India.
Bengaluru, April 28 (IANS) International e-commerce platform Shopmatic, which promises to offer the entire online sales ecosystem, on Thursday launched operations in Singapore and Hong Kong, aimed at helping SMEs and individual entrepreneurs go digital and tap full potential.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Power shortage in India during the last financial year was at 2.1 percent, thus recording the lowest level in a single year, parliament was informed on Thursday.
Washington, April 28 (IANS) The US economy grew at an annual rate of 0.5 percent in the first quarter of this year, pulled back by slowing consumption, the commerce department said on Thursday.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Declaring that there is no shortage of coal in the country, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday that none of the thermal power plants in the country have reported any loss of generation due to shortage of coal during the last fiscal.
Canberra, April 28 (IANS) A woman who unexpectedly gave birth on a Jetstar flight has named her son after the airline, in a tribute to the flight attendants who helped deliver the child.
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) The Petrol Pump Dealers Association of Punjab on Thursday announced an indefinite strike from Friday in nine districts bordering other states over high taxes on petroleum products which it said were the highest among northern states.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The government on Thursday invited suggestions and comments on the committee report on computation of book profit for levy of MAT (minimum alternate tax).
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) Aiming to accelerate the pace of development works in the state, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday announced the government would spend Rs.3,500 crore on strengthening urban infrastructure.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Rahuri Municipal Council in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district on Thursday became the country's first civic body to attain integration with the government's 'digital locker' initiative for issuance of all essential documents directly to the applicant's online account, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here.