June retail inflation at 5%, May industrial output declines (Roundup)

1 week ago
Retail inflation in India touched the 5 per cent mark in June, compared to 4.87 per cent in May, even as industrial output in May grew at 3.2 per cent over the same month last year but declined as compared to rise of 4.9 per cent in April mainly on ... ...

Industrial production growth moderates to 3.2% in May 2018

1 week ago
13 out of 23 manufacturing industry groups show positive production growth in May 2018. India's industrial production (base year 201112=100) rose at sevenmonth low pace of 3.2% in May 2018 over May 2017, while showing moderation in growth from  ... ...

Rescuers search for dozens still missing after Japan floods

2 weeks ago
Rescuers in southwestern Japan dug up more bodies today as they searched for dozens still missing after heavy rains caused severe flooding and left residents to return to their homes unsure where to start the cleanup. More than 100 people were ... ...

Petrol price rise, weak rupee pushes up India's inflation to 4.87% in May

1 month ago
New Delhi: India's retail inflation in May rose to a fourmonth high of 4.87%—courtesy costly petrol and diesel, and a weak rupee—while industrial production recovered marginally to grow at 4.9% in April, data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO Retail infl ... ...

Sterlite copper smelter plant to be shut, company to study closure order (Roundup)

2 months ago
The Tamil Nadu government on Monday issued orders closing the copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi owned by the Vedanta Group, a week after 13 people were killed in police firing during protests against the continued functioning of the unit. ... ...

Dutch, Australia say Russia behind downing MH17

2 months ago
The Netherlands and Australia today moved towards launching legal action against Russia, accusing Moscow of being behind the 2014 shooting down of flight MH17 over wartorn eastern Ukraine. It came a day after international investigators concluded that  ... ...

Narendra Modi in Kashmir LIVE: Security heightened in Srinagar ahead of PM's visit

2 months ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. He is expected to land in Srinagar by 12.30 pm, and will be received by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. According to sources, the prime minister will not hold any oneonone meetings  ... ...

India doing extremely well on electrification: WB

3 months ago
India is doing "extremely well" on electrification with nearly 85 per cent of the country's population having access to electricity, the World Bank has said. Between 2010 and 2016, India providing electricity to 30 million people each year, more than Good news for India' ... ...

Electrified all villages, claims Modi; Rahul says yet another lie: Updates

3 months ago
One milestone crossed: Govt meets electrification target of 18,000 villages After 11 years, Rs 100bn Udangudi power project finally set to take off Railways to speed up electrification pace via EPC route PM Modi's Mann ki Baat: Wastetoenergy will ... ...

Electricity in all villages: Modi cheers, but 30 mn homes remain powerless

3 months ago
PM Modi recently announced village electrification in India was completed. When Modi govt took office in 2014, it identified 18,452 villages to electrify under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana. BS Web Team New Delhi Last Updated at April 30 ... ...

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