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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

industry

Gold imports dip 5% during April-Jan to USD 26.93 bn

The country's gold imports dipped about 5 per cent in value terms to USD 26.93 billion during April-January 2018-19, which is expected to keep a lid ...

Ashwani Lohani takes charge as Air India CMD

Retired technocrat Ashwani Lohani took charge as the chairman and managing director (CMD) of Air India on Friday.This is Lohani's second tenure as Ai...

SpiceJet to start Kozhikode-Jeddah flight from Apr 20

SpiceJet will start a daily direct flight between Kozhikode in Kerala and Saudi Arabia's commercial capital Jeddah from April 20, the airline said on...

Ashwani Lohani appointed Air India CMD for second time

Former Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani was appointed chairman and managing director (CMD) of Air India on Wednesday, according to a government ...

IndiGo to curtail 30 daily flights in February

The country's largest airline IndiGo on Wednesday announced curtailing around 30 flights daily for the rest of February as it looks to stabilise oper...

Gold futures up 0.13% on global cues

  Gold prices were up 0.13 per cent to Rs 32,788 per 10 gram on Wednesday as traders created fresh positions tracking a firm trend overseas. Gold...

Industrial growth remains subdued at 2.4% in Dec

Industrial output growth remained subdued at 2.4 per cent in December 2018 on account of contraction in the mining segment and poor show by the manuf...

PM pitches for responsible oil pricing for affordable energy

  With volatile oil prices in the past playing havoc on economies of importing nations like India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a ...

Future of Kerala lies in the tourism sector: Minister

Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam on Sunday launched the Sivagiri spiritual tourism circuit with facilities like a craft bazaar, bus shelters and a...

India offers 23 oil blocks in OALP-III bid round

India offered 23 oil and gas and coal-bed methane blocks for bidding in the third round of Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OLAP) as it looks to more t...

Passenger vehicle sales drop 1.87% in January

  Domestic passenger vehicle (PV) sales declined 1.87 per cent to 2,80,125 units in January from 2,85,467 units in the same month last year. Dome...

SpiceJet announces 4-day mega sale on select routes

SpiceJet announced a four-day mega sale on Tuesday during which a passenger can book an all-inclusive ticket on a short-haul domestic route for as lo...

India becomes world's 2nd largest LPG consumer after Ujjwala push

  The government's push to provide clean cooking fuel to every household has turned India into the world's second largest LPG consumer whose dema...

SpiceJet to start Hyderabad-Jeddah flight from March 25

SpiceJet said it will start a daily non-stop flight between Hyderabad and Jeddah from March 25. This is the ninth foreign destination of the airline....

Tourism generated USD 234 bn revenue in 2018: Minister

Union Minister K.J Alphons said the country's tourism sector fetched USD 234 billion revenue last year, registering a growth of over 19 per cent. Del...

25% of network integration complete across India: Vodafone-Idea

Vodafone Idea has completed integration of mobile network in eight telecom circles post merger of the two entities, leading to two-times improvement ...

Govt to allocate Rs 3,900 cr to service Air India debt

The government will provide a total of Rs 3,900 crore for servicing Air India's loans transferred to a special purpose vehicle, according to Budget d...

Govt has taken several steps to boost MSME sector: Minister

The government has undertaken many effective steps to strengthen the MSME sector, which provides employment to crores of people, Finance Minister Piy...

Core sectors' growth hits 18-mth low of 2.6% in Dec

Eight core sectors grew at their slowest pace in 18 months at 2.6 per cent in December 2018 due to fall in output of crude oil, refinery products and...

GST collections top Rs 1 lakh cr in January

GST collections in January crossed Rs 1 lakh crore-mark after a gap of 2 months, the Finance Ministry said on Thursday."The total gross GST Revenue c...

BHEL bags 2 orders worth Rs 97 crore from NPCIL

State-run engineering firm BHEL said it has bagged two orders worth Rs 97 crore from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to manufacture an...

Coca-Cola enters 5-year partnership with ICC

Beverages major Coca cola announced a partnership with the International Cricket council (ICC) for next five years, till 2023. The cola major is ente...

Phase-II of T-Hub to begin operation in 2nd half of 2019

T-Hub, an initiative by the Telangana government for startups, is expected to complete its phase-II in the second half of 2019, the newly appointed c...

India poised to take advantage of new age technological advancements: Minister

India is optimally leveraging technology to offer various services on digital platforms and is poised to take full advantage of new generation of tec...

Efforts on to double exports from USD 321 billion: Minister

  Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said new policies of the government will ensure the doubling of exports, currently pegged at...

IndiGo to start direct flights to Istanbul from March 20

No-frills airline IndiGo will start daily direct flights from the national capital to Istanbul from March 20. IndiGo would be the first Indian airlin...

IndiGo appoints Ronojoy Dutta as CEO

Aviation veteran Ronojoy Dutta has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IndiGo for a period of five years as it plans a major internati...

MG Motor India ties up with car sharing firm Myles

  MG Motor India announced a tie-up with car sharing and subscription player, Myles as part of its next-generation mobility solutions strategy. T...

AI Express to start first direct Sharjah-Surat flight service from Feb 16

Air India Express will launch its first direct flight service from Surat to Sharjah on February 16 and will also expand services from Gulf to Kannur ...