SC to hear J&K eateries’ plea against shutdown

New Delhi, May 25 : The Supreme Court will hear on May 30 a plea by the J&K Traders and Manufacturers Federation (JKTMF) challenging the state high court’s direction asking them to give an undertaking that if food supplied by them was not fit for human consumption, their units would be liable to be sealed. […]

46 oil, gas fields up for global auction under revenue share model

New Delhi, May 25 : Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday launched the first auction process for hydrocarbons exploration under a new revenue sharing contractual model for 46 small oil and gas fields. “Bidding for the Discovered Small Field Bidding Round 2016 will open on July 15 and the last date of bidding is October […]

Congolese’s murder: V.K. Singh deputed to allay African envoys’ concerns

New Delhi, May 25 : With African heads of mission demanding strong action from the Indian government in the wake of the murder of a Congolese national here, Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh was deputed on Wednesday to allay the concerns voiced by the envoys. “I have asked my colleague General V.K. […]

Kolkata civic body orders testing of bread samples

Kolkata, May 25 : The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has ordered sampling and testing of bread products across the city after a study by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) reportedly found certain harmful chemicals in bread, buns, pavs, pizza bases and other commercially-sold bakery items, an official said on Wednesday. “We held a […]

‘Incoherent Pakistan policy, Nepal mismanagement cloud Modi’s foreign policy’

By Ranjana Narayan New Delhi, May 25 : As the Narendra Modi government completes two years, it’s been a mixed bag as far as foreign policy is concerned, with the handling of relations with close neighbours Pakistan and Nepal sticking out like a sore thumb, despite making advancement in engaging with the rest of the […]