Railway ministry again seeks finance ministry’s help in bearing social obligation costs

The tussle between ministries of railways and finance continues as railway minister Suresh Prabhu has once again written to finance minister Arun Jaitley seeking to form a committee to address the national carrier’s social obligation costs […]



Chinese steel faces a hostile world

Steel production worldwide has increased, prices everywhere are stable and rather strong, iron ore prices have risen, coking coal prices have fallen and ocean freight has been at one of its lowest points. These are neither matters of any analytical significance nor are they developments to shape the long term future of the industry […]


Tata Steel, RINL boards approve pilot production of electrical steel

India will soon start producing specialised electrical steel on a public-private partnership model as the boards of Tata Steel Ltd and state-run Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL) have approved setting up a pilot research and development project to meet demand from the power sector […]

Urban Development

Don’t trust foreign air pollution data: Environment minister

Barely two days after The Lancet Journal reported two Indians die every minute due to air pollution, environment minister Anil Madhav Dave has said India should not rely on foreign journals on air pollution data […]

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Now, government to take on VC-backed wallet start-ups with ‘cashback’ for BHIM app

Aimed at giving a boost to digital transactions, the government will soon announce a cashback scheme for Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app users, Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, has said […]