Indian grid system is designed to operate at a frequency of 50 Hz (or cycles per second). A sharp drop below this level or a sharp rise above this level will hamper the g
Vinson Kurian The State-Level Bankers Committee (SLBC), Kerala, has reviewed its earlier circular on business hours and staff strength after the Stat
New Delhi may need to make a provision of at least 200-250 billion rupees ($5.90 billion) for capital infusion in state-run banks. However, this number can increase signi
New Delhi: The month of April has brought many relief news for you. One of the biggest news of these is that there has been a huge cut in the prices of gas (PNG) coming t
Oil and gas major wants govt to implement policy measures to mitigate crisis
States can purchase 25% of the total production of these commodities at MSP. We have released Rs 1250 crore for the procurement of 1.71 lakh tonnes of chana and 0.87 lakh
The government on Sunday notified the empowered group set up for coordination with private sector, NGOs and international organisations for COVID-19 related response acti
Majority of the CEOs surveyed see revenues of firms falling by around 10% in the previous and current quarters
Since the outbreak of coronavirus, countries across the globe have placed restrictions and announced lockdowns, which have shut businesses and stopped both air as well as
In view of the recent global and domestic issues and subsequent directive by the Indian regulator (to suspend all flights till April 14), Air Deccan has no choice but to
Saudi Aramco will delay the release of its crude official selling prices (OSP) for May until April 10 to wait for the outcome of a meeting between OPEC and its allies reg
Luckin Coffee Inc said on Sunday it will maintain normal operations at its stores and apologised to the public, days after it announced an internal investigation had show
Uber will make available its recently launched UberMedic service to healthcare workers in private hospitals as well, a top official has said.This will
With India planning to go dark for nine minutes on Sunday night at 9 pm on call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there have been talks of a potential nation grid collap
Among these new patients, 10 have direct or indirect link to the Tablighi Jamaat's religious congregation held at Nizamuddin in Delhi last month, which has emerged as a c
The 2020 Hyundai Verna facelift was launched in India early this week. The facelifted model is primarily offered in five variants - S, S+, SX, SX(O) & SX(O) Turbo, and he
Saudi Aramco has appointed Mark Weinberger to its board of directors as an independent board member, replacing Andrew Gould, the company said in a statement on Sunday.
The upcoming new generation Mercedes-Benz GLS luxury SUV has been listed on the company's official India website. Slated to be launched in India later this year, the comp
A student at the National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, who asked not to be named, said that videos on the most popular study website for students YouTube are stre
The Association of Agricultural Officers and the Kerala Pineapple Farmers Association have joined hands to launch a pineapple challenge to address
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has sought help from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow the sale of Hydroxychloroquine tablets ordered by the US to treat the growin
The United Arab Emirates' central bank said on Sunday it had reduced banks' reserve requirements for demand deposits by 50% to support the country's economy during the CO
By Julian LeeThe global oil industry is on its knees. Without action from producers to reduce supply, the situation will get much worse as the world runs out of places to
Steel PSUs have contributed over 260 crore towards the PM-CARES Fund to combat the coronavirus pandemic.As per official data, miner NMDC has made the
Steel companies across the country are facing troubling times as production continues but offtake has fallen drastically. Being categorised as an es
Simple monetary measures will not revive the economy; the government should announce a fiscal stimulus, says Utsa Patnaik, economist
General Motors Co's vehicle sales in China fell 43.3% in the first three months of 2020 compared with the same period last year, the company said on Friday, as the corona
The safeguard duty imposed in July 2018 was pegged at 25% for the first year, 20% for the next six months, and 15% for the last six months ending in July this year. The i
BMW Chief Executive Oliver Zipse said the carmaker is focussing on preserving the health of its balance sheet and workforce which have come under strain during the corona
It is now clear that the states lack of administrative capacity is complemented by its lack of imaginative ability. The lockdown was bound to have many downstream effects
The United Nations has appealed for ceasefires in all the major conflicts rocking the planet, with its chief Antonio Guterres on Friday warning he worst is yet to come.
NEW DELHI: India's top oil and gas producer ONGC has sent an SOS to the government seeking a cut in taxes as well as being granted pricing and marketing freedom for gas t
The woman was admitted to hospital on Saturday in a condition where it was difficult to save her, Principal Secretary (Health) Jayanti Ravi said.
At the height of the agitation against Tata Motors and after, the decibel level at Singur has always been high. The coronavirus scare, however, appears to have tempered i
New Delhi: Train service is currently closed due to Coronavirus lockdown, but due to the possibility of starting rail operations from April 15, the number of ticket booke
PetroVietnam's net profit in the first quarter of this year likely fell 50.8% from a year earlier to 4.44 trillion dong ($188.5 million) due to low oil prices and weak de
On balance, and despite many local cockups, India has responded spectacularly to an endeavour that has involved both personal sacrifice and inconvenience. Western media w
'If after 3-9 weeks we don't have fresh content, then there is a problem.'
Over the past week, several unusual partnerships among start-ups, traditional businesses and hospitals have been announced, and several more are likely to materialise soo
Moulana Yusuf Tootla, 80, attended the March 1-15 Tablighi Jamaat congregation in the Nizmuddin area, that has emerged as the epicentre for the spread of the coronavirus
Mexican tequila makers have sought to dispel concerns that their exports to the United States will dry up, after two large brewers in the country suspended production to
Malawi's president and cabinet will take a 10% salary cut and redirect the money towards the fight against coronavirus, President Peter Mutharika said on Saturday as he a
While the elderly are said to be the most vulnerable to the disease, people above 60 years account for only 17% of total cases in the country till now. This implies other
The East Khasi Hills Wine Dealers and Welfare Association president OB Tariang and general secretary Ernest Mawrie in a letter to Sangma requested for opening of liquor s
Among Asian economies, India's duty for respirators is 10% while for China, the rate is 4%, the multilateral trade watchdog said in a report on worldwide trade in COVID-1
Why has India reacted to declining global crude prices by raising excise duties?
About two-thirds of the 4.3 million ITBPO workforce across the country have moved to a work-from-home model.