India to achieve 175 GW renewable energy by 2022

India to achieve 175 GW renewable energy by 2022

India would achieve the target of 175 GW of installed renewable energy capacities well before 2022, a senior government official said today. “India would achieve its target of 175 GW of installed renewable energy capacity well before 2022 for which bidding process would be completed on time and International Solar Alliance (ISA) shall help mobilise […]

RAK Recycles initiative by Ras Al Khaimah Waste Management Agency

RAK Recycles initiative by Ras Al Khaimah Waste Management Agency

RAK Recycles Initiative Ras Al Khaimah Waste Management Agency’s ‘RAK Recycles’ initiative aims to divert 75 per cent of waste from landfill by 2021 by encouraging separation of waste at source. The RAK Recycles initiative will allow residents, schools, Government entities and businesses to separate items at source. Colour-coded green and brown recycling bags will […]

Interest rate cut: Know how it will benefit home loan borrowers

Interest rate cut: Know how it will benefit home loan borrowers

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) decision to cut its key lending rate by 0.25 percent, is likely to translate into lower interests rates for home, auto and other loans. RBI has cut the repo rate- first time in 10 months – to about 7-year low of 6 percent. While new home loan […]

Petroleum Ministry leaked docs: Reliance Industries man among five arrested

Petroleum Ministry leaked docs: Reliance Industries man among five arrested

New Delhi: In a possible case of corporate espionage, the Delhi Police have detained twopetroleum ministry employees and three others for allegedly leaking confidential government documents. As per reports, the Delhi Police carried out raids at Shastri Bhavan and nabbed the two – one a peon and the other is a clerk. However, they are […]

Larsen & Toubro bagged orders worth Rs 1,576 crore in October

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on ednesday said it has secured projects worth Rs 1,576 crore across business segments in October. Its construction arm L&T Construction bagged contracts in its power transmission and distribution, water and renewable energy and heavy civil infrastructure businesses, a company release said. In the power business, L&T secured orders valued at […]

Report claims bugging devices found in Nitin Gadkari’s residence, Minister calls it ‘highly speculative’

New Delhi: A controversy erupted over a report of bugging devices having been found in Nitin Gadkari’s residence but the Union Minister on Sunday dubbed it as “highly speculative” even as the Congress said it reflects lack of faith and mutual trust among NDA ministers. A media report has claimed that high power listening devices were […]

BRICS development bank: What’s in it for India?

The formation of the BRICS bank is being hailed as a significant step in the developing world`s endeavour to have a more credible say in the global economy.Five emerging economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – have proposed to form the $100 billion development bank with its headquarters in Shanghai and the […]

Govt slaps $579 mn additional penalty on RIL

New Delhi: The government has slapped an additional penalty of USD 579 million on Reliance Industries for producing less than targeted natural gas from its KG-D6 block, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.With this, the total penalty on RIL for missing the target in four fiscal years beginning April 1, 2010 now stands at […]

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