Industrial

  • Noida celebrates its 39th Foundation Day 17-04-2014 10:02 PM

    Owing to elections, Noida on Thursday celebrated its 39th foundation day without much pomp and show in simple manner by performing havan ceremony and organizing sports meet for authority employees. New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) was formed on April,17, 1976 for integrated development of the area. The City is...
  • Bihar's agri-food industry may touch Rs1 lakh crore by 2015: ASSOCHAM 14-04-2014 06:26 PM

    Agriculture and food industry in Bihar has the potential to reach Rs.1 lakh crore by 2015, says a study of industry association ASSOCHAM. Bihar's abundant agro-based raw materials available at competitive prices, cattle wealth, water resources and above all a pro-active industrial policy would help achieve the mark, the study...
  • Lok Sabha polls fuelling growth in tourism industry: Assocham 10-04-2014 06:00 PM

    The country's tourism industry is witnessing a boom thanks to the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, which have fuelled interest in foreign visitors to throng the nation to witness electioneering in the world's largest democracy, according to an Assocham study. During the election period (April-May), there is likely to be an...
  • Six injured in Gurgaon factory fire 06-04-2014 08:16 PM

    New Delhi: Six people were injured in a fire in a sprawling factory at the Industrial Model Township (IMT) in Manesar, near Gurgaon on Sunday. Half-a-dozen people, including fire fighters, were injured in the blaze with smoke rising that could be seen at a distance. So far, no casualty has...
  • SC recalls order in Reliance Industries KG Basin gas production case 02-04-2014 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday recalled its order appointing former Australian judge James Jacob Spigelman as a presiding arbitrator in disputes between Reliance Industries and the centre over the shortfall in gas production in the KG basin. The apex court bench of Justice SS Nijjar recalled its order...
  • India, Russia sign Rs 2,600 crore deal for anti-tank ammunition 31-03-2014 06:50 PM

    New Delhi: India has signed a deal worth over Rs 2,600 crore with Russia to procure 66,000 anti-tank shells to meet the shortfall of critical ammunition faced by its armoured fleet including the latest T-90 tanks. The two sides signed the deal on March 27 for the supply of anti-tank...
  • SBI: Bank for the unbanked 30-03-2014 05:02 PM

    The 200-year-old State Bank of India stands tall in the Indian banking industry. As on December 2014, the bank had deposit worth Rs 13 lakh crore and advance worth Rs 11 lakh crore. ...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's milk industry 29-03-2014 10:38 PM

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the milk industry. ...
  • Coal scam: CBI files 2 more FIRs, carries out raids in four cities 27-03-2014 12:50 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI filed two more FIRs in the coal blocks allocation scam case. The first FIR was filed against the owner of Central Collieries Company Limited in Nagpur and unknown public servants and the other was filed against the promoter and the director of Prakash Industries in Delhi...
  • Reliance Industries counters the Aam Aadmi Party via YouTube 21-03-2014 11:55 AM

    Reliance Industries Limited has countered Aam Aadmi Party's allegations through a video message on YouTube saying there is no way in which a state government can help the company by doing undue favours. In the video, an official of RIL issues a point by point clarification on the questions raised...
  • Rangarajan says 5.2 per cent growth in Q4 achievable 14-03-2014 01:41 PM

    The economy can grow an annual 5.2 percent in the quarter to end-March on higher farm output growth, the chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council said on Friday. C Rangarajan also said he expects the economic growth to pick up to 5.5-6 per cent in the fiscal year...
  • India's industrial output up 0.1 per cent in January 12-03-2014 05:59 PM

    India's industrial output was higher by 0.1 per cent during January, as mining and electricity sectors performed marginally better, government data showed on Wednesday. Factory output measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) dropped by 0.6 percent in December, registering contraction for the third straight month. The...
  • Maritime Summit 2014: An initiative to create awareness about the industry 09-03-2014 11:40 PM

    India is the 20th largest maritime in the world with sector comprising of shipping, ship building and ship repairs, ports. In this show, we discuss the maritime industry in order to create awareness about the industry. ...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file status report in SC tomorrow 09-03-2014 06:24 PM

    CBI will be submitting a status report on Monday informing Supreme Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe and on filing charge sheet in one of the cases registered by the probe agency in 2012. Sources in the investigating agency said that a charge sheet was likely...
  • Centre may ask all refineries to produce fixed level of LPG 06-03-2014 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: Government is likely to order oil refineries, including private sector Reliance Industries and Essar Oil, to maintain a minimum level of LPG production to ensure uninterrupted supply of cooking gas to the public. While India is surplus in petroleum products, production of LPG in the country is lower...
  • AAP's fund raising drive in Gujarat receives poor response 04-03-2014 08:16 PM

    If funds donated are any indicator of popularity, then the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) fund-raising drive before Lok Sabha elections has received a poor response in Gujarat. Compared to funds collected from other states, the Gujarat unit of the AAP ranked eighth and when average donations are taken into account...
  • Akhilesh Yadav launches Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project 02-03-2014 06:56 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday launched the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project that will help agricultural and industrial produce reach ports in less than a day. Accompanied by union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, the chief minister also laid the foundation stone of the Integrated Industrial Township at...
  • Answers for India's progress: Siemens solutions for metallurgical industry 01-03-2014 11:28 PM

    India boasts of some of the most iconic private and public sector players that together make it the world's fourth largest steel maker. This sector contributes to nearly 2 per cent GDP and employees five lakh people. ...
  • Bangalore metro phase 1 extends reach, opens for public today 01-03-2014 09:51 AM

    Bangalore: Commuting might be a relief for the Bangaloreans now with the launch of Reach 3 and Reach 3A of Phase 1 of the metro project on Friday. The metro will be open for the public on Saturday. The new reach will cover a distance of 10 kms in just...
  • Weird Bollywood lyrics that compare love to bizarre things like bangles and chillies 25-02-2014 03:18 PM

    Bollywood lyricists have their own, unique way of expressing emotions like love. There were times when romantic songs were remembered for their poetic and heart-warming words - 'Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai', 'Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam', 'Tere Mere Sapne Ab Ek Rang Hain' to name a few....
  • Rajasthan industry welcomes state's interim budget 20-02-2014 09:18 PM

    Trade and industry bodies om Thursday welcomed the interim budget of Rajasthan, saying that thegovernment has focused on fiscal consolidation. "The focus of the chief minister to keep fiscal eficitbelow 3 per cent, checking the fiscal deficit at 2.86 per centfor the current fiscal year is really commendable," Ratnesh PKashyap,...
  • PMO forms ministerial group on consolidated FDI policy, first meet tomorrow 19-02-2014 03:39 PM

    The Prime Minister's Office has set up an Inter Ministerial Group (IMG) headed by the Industry Secretary to simplify the language of the policy on foreign direct investment. The group, headed by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Secretary Saurabh Chandra, will hold its first meeting on Thursday, an...
  • Why is the Bengali film industry against dubbing Hindi films? 18-02-2014 02:32 PM

    Kolkata: The Tollywood fraternity here has called for an immediate halt to dubbing Hindi films and telly soaps in Bengali. The call by the Bengali film industry comes in the wake of dubbed versions of Yash Raj Film production 'Gunday' releasing simultaneously in Hindi and Bengali in the state. The...
  • Honest politics is AAP's economic policy: Kejriwal

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    (Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal spoke at the Confederation of Indian Industry's national council meeting in Delhi on Monday (17 February, 2014). He clarified...

  • Interim Budget 2014: Auto industry hoping for surprise from North Block 15-02-2014 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: Expectations are running high that despite limitations, Finance Minister P Chidambaram would make one last ditch attempt to revive the manufacturing sector when he presents the last economic statement, the vote on account on Monday. Despite numerous snubs in the past, the auto industry is still hoping for...
  • Yamuna Expressway City to get metro rail soon 13-02-2014 08:17 AM

    Yamuna Expressway Industrial development Authority has approved the metro rail project between the proposed metro station at Pari Chowk till sector 18 and 20, the first residential sectors of the authority being developed where over 21000 allotments have been done. PC Gupta, Chief Executive Officer,YEIDA, said on Wednesday. that the...
  • IIP shows no signs of recovery, contracts 0.6 per cent in December 12-02-2014 07:35 PM

    Showing no signs of recovery, industrial production growth rate remained negative for the third month in a row, contracting 0.6 per cent in December 2013, mainly due to sluggishness in manufacturing sector. During December 2012 as well, the factory output, as measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production...
  • FIR filed on Kejriwal's gas pricing allegations, no individual named 12-02-2014 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Anti-Corruption Bureau of Delhi government has registered an FIR on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's complaint on gas pricing. No individual has been named in the FIR even as Kejriwal's complaint mentions Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani and Union Minister Murli Deora and Verappa Moily. The FIR...