Amplus Energy offers solar power at record low Rs 3/unit

New Delhi, Nov 30 : Amplus Energy Solutions on Wednesday announced it has successfully bid to supply rooftop solar power at an all-time low tariff of Rs 3 per unit in an auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). “In a move that will offer cheapest power from solar rooftop plants, Amplus […]

NITI Aayog forms panel to pave way for digital economy

New Delhi, Nov 30 : Policy think-tank NITI Aayog on Wednesday constituted a Committee of Chief Ministers and experts to script an action plan and draw up a roadmap to implement the digital payment systems across the country. “The Committee will examine and implement measures for promoting the use of digital payment systems across the […]

Cabinet nods inclusion, amendments in central list of OBC

New Delhi, Nov 30 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to notify inclusion/amendments in the Central List of Other Backward Classes (OBC), notified in respect of states of Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand. According an official release, on the recommendation of the National Commission […]

Unemployed Punjab teachers climb water towers in Sukhbir’s constituency

Chandigarh, Nov 30 : Raising the level of protest, quite literally, 40-odd unemployed persons qualified to be appointed teachers on Wednesday climbed water towers in 15 villages in Jalalabad, the assembly segment of Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, to seek jobs. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Bhagwant Mann met with the group of protesting […]

Demonetisation to hit real estate sector: Moody’s

New Delhi, Nov 30 : Sales volumes in the real estate sector would be negatively affected in 2017 because of demonetisation, said global credit rating agency Moody’s Investor’s Service on Wednesday. “In the real estate sector, we expect sales volumes to be negatively affected in 2017 because of demonetisation but volumes will start to pick […]