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11 January, 2019 2:56 PM India's November Industrial Production at 19-month low of 0.5%

The cumulative growth for the period April-November 2018 over the corresponding period of the previous year stands at 5.0 percent. New Delhi: India's industrial output slipped to 0.5 percent in November as compared to 8.1 percent in October mainly on the back of contraction in manufacturing sector, mining, capital goods and consumer durable goods 94

8 January, 2019 3:37 AM BEST Employees' Strike Live Updates: 25 Lakh Commuters May Be Affected In Mumbai

Employees of Mumbai's civic transport operator BEST started an indefinite strike in the country's financial and entertainment hub today. At least 25 lakh passengers who take 3,000 BEST buses will be affected. The Maharashtra government may enforce the Essential Services Maintenance Act or ESMA on the employees who are on strike. The BEST management issued 163

4 January, 2019 5:48 PM Kauravas were test tube babies, ancient India had guided missiles: Andhra University VC

Kauravas were born due to stem cell and test tube technologies and India also possessed knowledge about guided missiles thousands of years ago, claimed Andhra University Vice Chancellor G Nageshwar Rao at the Indian Science Congress Friday. He claimed the 'Dashavtar', ten avatars of Lord Vishnu, predate the Theory of Evolution given by English naturalist 141

4 January, 2019 3:53 AM Torrent Power gains 1% on power distribution rights from MSEDCL

Share price of Torrent Power gained 1.6 percent in the early trade on Friday as company received LoI from MSEDCL. Company has emerged as winner of the competitive bidding process conducted by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) for appointment of input based Distribution Franchisee for distribution of electricity in Shil, Mumbra 106

20 December, 2018 10:18 AM Delhi Consumers To Get Hefty Compensation For Unscheduled Power Cuts

People in Delhi will now get compensation for unscheduled power cuts, which can go upto Rs 5000. The plan, which was being discussed for months, came into effect as the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission revised its rules today. Under the new rules, consumers will receive Rs 50 per hour for first two hours of unscheduled power cuts, which will them go up to Rs 100 per hour. The compensation 67

18 December, 2018 12:52 PM Cyclone Phethai: Situation under control, relief camps in place, assures Andhra CM

Amaravati: A day after Cyclone Phethai made its landfall, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said that as many as 17 mandals have been affected in East Godavari district of the state. The electricity supply has, however, been restored in 14 mandals, he said, adding that 187 camps have been set up and 32,000 people have been provided 104

18 December, 2018 11:41 AM Cyclone Phethai has affected 5,602 farmers, paddy fields destroyed: Chandrababu Naidu

Naidu also said that 187 relief camps have been set up so far and 32,000 people have been provided with food.  Amravati: Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday informed that 5,602 farmers in East Godavari district have been affected by Cyclone Phethai which made had made landfall in Katrenikona on Monday. High-speed winds and heavy 104

15 December, 2018 7:35 AM Delhi Nursery Admission 2019: Application Process Begins; 6 Important Points Parents Should Know

The Delhi nursery admissions will be conducted for approximately 1,600 private schools in the national capital. The application window for the Delhi nursery admissions opened today. The nursery admissions will be conducted for approximately 1,600 private schools in the national capital and according to a notification released by the Directorate of Education 75

13 December, 2018 4:37 PM Improve last mile delivery for ease of doing business: PM Modi to bureaucrats

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked bureaucrats to improve last mile delivery and focus on streamlining procedures to improve the country's 'ease of doing business' rankings, his office has said. He also said that besides improving the ease of doing business rankings, it would also increase the 'ease of living' for small businesses and the common man. Modi said this was extremely 93

12 December, 2018 4:21 PM India's November retail inflation eases to 2.33%, October IIP at 8.1%

Driven by softer food prices India`s retail inflation rate eased to 2.33 percent in November. New Delhi: Driven by softer food prices India`s retail inflation rate eased to one-and-half year low of 2.33 percent in November as compared 3.31 percent in October, government data showed on Friday. On the other hand the country's industrial output rose in October 120