Punjab’s Markfed opens first outlet in Gujarat

Chandigarh, July 23 : To expand its market base, Punjab’s Markfed on Monday launched its first outlet outside north India at Gujarat’s Vadodara. The ‘Health Food Kiosk’, formally inaugurated at GSFC University campus in Vadodara by Punjab Cooperation Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, would make available more than 90 of the products, including those under the […]

Insolvency Code amendment bill tabled in Lok Sabha

New Delhi, July 23 : A bill to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, allowing an allottee of a real estate project to be treated as a financial creditor was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday, amid allegations from opposition parties that some changes were intended to “help just one industry”. The Insolvency […]

Motor Vehicle Bill is to dilute state’s power, help corporates: Opposition

New Delhi, July 23 : Many opposition parties on Monday opposed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill dubbing it as dilution of the state’s powers and aimed at helping corporates. The Bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha on April 10, 2017, was on Monday re-introduced in Rajya Sabha by Minister of State for Transport […]

Sale of BS-VI non-compliant vehicles should stop from 2020, Centre tells SC

New Delhi, July 23 : In major step to curb vehicular pollution, the Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that sale and manufacture of BS-VI non-compliant vehicles in India should not be allowed from April 1, 2020. A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta was informed by the Centre that […]

Altair to open design centre in Karnataka’s Hubballi

Bengaluru, July 23 : US-based Altair Engineering plans to open a design innovation centre in Karnataka’s Hubballi town with a private university to benefit locals in using software tools and become industry ready, said a top company official on Monday. “Industry-academia tie-up to benefit students from technologies and tools making them industry ready,” Altair India […]