Wholesale Inflation rises to 6.55% in February

Wholesale inflation shot up to a 39-month high of 6 point 55 per cent in February this year, on account of costlier food and fuel items. Wholesale price based inflation had stood at 5.25 per cent in January this year, and 3.68 per cent in December last year. According to official data, food inflation jumped … Continue reading Wholesale Inflation rises to 6.55% in February

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket Was $50.09/bbl on March 13

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 50.09 per barrel (bbl) on 13.03.2017. This was lower than the price of US$ 51.07 per bbl on previous publishing day of 10.03.2017. In rupee terms, the … Continue reading Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket Was $50.09/bbl on March 13

Wholesale Inflation rises to 6.55% in February

Wholesale inflation shot up to a 39-month high of 6 point 55 per cent in February this year, on account of costlier food and fuel items. Wholesale price based inflation had stood at 5.25 per cent in January this year, and 3.68 per cent in December last year. According to official data, food inflation jumped … Continue reading Wholesale Inflation rises to 6.55% in February

Parliament passes Enemy Property Bill

  Enemy Property Bill passed in Lok Sabha; Rajya Sabha had already passed the bill. The Lok Sabha passed the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation)Bill,2016. The Bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha earlier with some amendments. The amendments to the Bill were moved by Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the House. The Bill will … Continue reading Parliament passes Enemy Property Bill

Govt to create infrastructure to link farm products to retail markets

ADITYA RAJ DAS /NEW DELHI The government is implementing a central sector scheme for Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure in the country in order to create infrastructure to link farm produce to retail markets. The objective of the scheme is to provide integrated cold chain, preservation and value addition infrastructure facilities without any … Continue reading Govt to create infrastructure to link farm products to retail markets

Japan plans to send largest warship to South China Sea

WEB DESK / Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship on a three-month tour through the South China Sea beginning in May, in its biggest show of naval force in the region since World War Two. The Izumo helicopter carrier, commissioned only two years ago, will make stops in Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Sri … Continue reading Japan plans to send largest warship to South China Sea

US: STORM rolls into northeast US; flights canceled, schools shut

AMN / Heavy Snow began blanketing northeastern States of United States today as a winter storm packing blizzard conditions rolled into the region. The storm is expected to dump 1 to 2 feet of snow on the New York City metro area with wind gusts of up to 55 mph. The National Weather Service has … Continue reading US: STORM rolls into northeast US; flights canceled, schools shut

India to give befitting reply to ceasefire violations: Minister

TIA NEWS Union Minister Jitendra Singh has said the Centre would give befitting reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan troops. Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) told reporters in Jammu yesterday while replying to questions about ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces. He said the concerned agencies will take into cognisance the chain of … Continue reading India to give befitting reply to ceasefire violations: Minister

Congress ideological fight with BJP will continue: Rahul Gandhi

AMN Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today said that BJP victory in Uttar Pradesh elections was due to multiple reasons. Talking to media in New Delhi, Mr Gadhi said polarisation of voters was one of the factors which led to BJP’s win. He said there are ups and downs in electoral battle and his party … Continue reading Congress ideological fight with BJP will continue: Rahul Gandhi

SC refuses to stay Manohar Parrikar’s oath ceremony

Orders floor test on Thursday AMN / The Supreme Court has refused to stay the swearing in of Manohar Parrikar as Goa Chief Minister today as the court ordered floor test on Thursday and not after 15 days as ordered by the Goa Governor Mridula Sinha. The Apex Court directed that all pre-requisites for holding … Continue reading SC refuses to stay Manohar Parrikar’s oath ceremony