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Rabi crops in 4.82 lac ha hit by unreasonal rains in Feb

Mar 16 2018

Winter or rabi crops over 4.82 lakh hectare area were damaged in six states, including Maha, due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm last month, Parliament was informed.

FDI in agriculture sector up at Rs 611.28cr till Dec of FY18

Mar 16 2018

The foreign direct investment (FDI) in the agriculture sector rose to Rs 611.28 crore till December 2017 of this fiscal, Parliament was informed.

Auction of mines for coal sale to bring higher investment: Goyal

Mar 16 2018

The govt decision to auction coal mines for sale of dry-fuel in return will bring higher investment, create jobs and bring efficiency in the sector, Piyush Goyal said.

Over 1,700 card, net banking-related frauds reported in 2017

Mar 16 2018

Over 1,700 cases of fraud related to credit/debit card and Internet banking with the extent of losses touching Rs 71.48 cr were reported in 2017, Parliament was informed.

Railways installed over 1 lakh bio-toilets in trains: Govt

Mar 16 2018

The railways has installed more than one lakh bio-toilets in trains during 2015-2018, surpassing the target of 87,000 set by it, the government informed Parliament.

Rlys earned over Rs 200 cr from Swachh Bharat cess in 3 yrs: Govt

Mar 16 2018

MoS for Railways Rajen Gohain said the amount collected as Swachh Bharat cess, at a rate of 0.5 per cent on service tax, in 2015-2016 to 2016-2017 was Rs 229.51 crore.

BSNL's response on NIB case to be sent to CVC: Sinha

Mar 16 2018

Telecom Department is examining BSNL's response to clarifications sought by CVC over allegations regarding a contract for National Internet Backbone (NIB) expansion.

Three BJD candidates elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

Mar 15 2018

All the three candidates of Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal were declared elected to the Rajya Sabha unopposed.

Not in public interest to disclose quantity of uranium procured: Govt

Mar 15 2018

The government refused to disclose the quantity of uranium procured from mines in the country, citing public interest.

All six candidates elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Bihar

Mar 15 2018

All six candidates who had filed nominations for as many vacant Rajya Sabha seats from Bihar elected unopposed at the end of the deadline for withdrawal of nominations.

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TPG Cap and Manipal Health are eyeing controlling stake in the co

Likely to lead to 2 simultaneous open offers leasing to premium offers to attract investors

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TRAI issues show-cause notice to co

Seeks details of non-transparent, discriminatory tariffs to consumers

Have to respond till Mar 25

Action to depend on if tariff reported to regulator or not

Notice first one after TRAI issued tariff order on predatory pricing

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