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State discoms have a ‘trick’ to put off payments, avoid tariff hikes. Now, Modi govt wants it gone

In its letter to states & UTs, power ministry says large regulatory assets created by SERCs without specifying mandatory trajectory for their recovery is in contravention of law.

CBDT Chairman inaugurates Taxpayers’ Lounge at India International Trade Fair

New Delhi , November 16 (ANI): Central Board of Direct Taxes Chairman Nitin Gupta on Tuesday inaugurated the Taxpayers' Lounge at Pragati Maidan in...

India’s overall exports grow 4% to $58.36 bn in October

New Delhi , November 15 (ANI): India's overall exports in October 2022 are estimated to be USD 58.36 billion, exhibiting a positive growth of...

India’s mineral production grows 4.6 pc in September

New Delhi , November 15 (ANI): The index of mineral production of the mining and quarrying sector for the month of September 2022 was...

Government nominates Vivek Joshi as Director on RBI’s central board

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , November 15 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday announced that the government had nominated Vivek Joshi to its...

Biggest unit to make Apple iPhone in India is coming up near Hosur: IT Minister Vaishnaw

New Delhi , November 15 (ANI): Telecom and Information Technology (IT) Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Tuesday said the biggest unit to manufacture Apple iPhone...

Rupee gains 37 paise to close at 80.91 against US dollar

Mumbai, Nov 15 (PTI) The rupee appreciated by 37 paise to close at 80.91 against the US dollar on Tuesday, on encouraging inflation...

Sensex ends at lifetime high, closes at 61,873

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , November 15 (ANI): The Indian markets ended on high note on Tuesday as Sensex went up 248 points and ended at...

IndiGo CarGo starts operations with first freighter Delhi-Mumbai flight

Gurugram (Haryana) , November 15 (ANI): Low-cost carrier and the country's largest airline by number of aircraft -- IndiGo -- has commenced operations of...

India-UK Free Trade Agreement expected to be closed by March 2023: Sources

New Delhi , November 15 (ANI): The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the United Kingdom (UK) and India is expected to be closed by...

On Camera

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.