Congress alleges Rs 20,000-crore scam in ‘Ujala’ bulb scheme

New Delhi, March 27 : Pointing a finger at the ruling NDA government at the Centre, the Congress party on Monday alleged that the process of procurement and distribution of ‘Ujala’ LED bulbs has given birth to a Rs 20,000-crore scam. The party charged that the central government was using “dubious and questionable practices” for […]

Flydubai to set up Aviation Co-Innovation Lab at IIIT-Hyderabad

Hyderabad, March 27 : Dubai-based airline Flydubai on Monday signed an agreement for setting up an Aviation Co-Innovation Lab at International Institute of Information Technology-Hyderabad. The agreement was signed by Flydubai’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) Ramesh Venkat and IIIT Hyderabad’s Director P.J. Narayanan. Flydubai’s domain experts and engineers will work together with faculty and researchers […]

Petroleum products will come under GST: Pradhan

New Delhi, March 27 : Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday pitched for petroleum products to be included in the purview of the Goods and Services Tax as the GST Bills were tabled in Parliament. “We expect all petroleum products to be part of GST in a few days. We will push for that,” Pradhan […]

BDL, L&T sign MoU for export of torpedoes

Hyderabad, March 27 : Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL), a defence public sector undertaking, on Monday signed an MoU with Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for export of torpedoes, a defence statement said. The torpedoes are designed and developed at Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL), Visakhaptnam and manufactured by BDL. BDL Chairman and Managing Director V. […]

Odisha signs agreement with SBI on banking services

Bhubaneswar, March 27 : The Odisha government on Monday signed an agreement with the State Bank of India (SBI) to provide banking services through Self Help Groups (SHGs). Odisha has become the first state to facilitate financial inclusion and extend banking services in unbanked areas through SHGs formed under Odisha Livelihood Mission (OLM), said an […]