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PETRONAS partners with Tata Motors to launch Tata Motors Genuine Oil Thursday, January 07, 2016 Mumbai: Tata Motors in association with PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI) today launched the Tata Motors Genuine Oil (TMGO) for its passenger vehicles range in the India market. TMGO will be the first range of co-branded lubricants jointly developed by the Companies. The co-branded... Odisha Food Supplies Minister demanded supply of more rice to state Thursday, January 07, 2016 New Delhi: Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Dasburma on Wednesday met Union Minister of Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan.  During his meeting Dasburma demanded supply of more rice instead of wheat to the State. Dasburma a... Oil PSUs to invest Rs 28,750 Cr for BS VI Auto Fuels says Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Wednesday, January 06, 2016 New Delhi: Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (IC), Petroleum & Natural Gas, in a meeting, informed that Oil PSUs will invest about Rs. 28,750 Crores for switching over to BS-VI auto fuels. Keeping in view the environmental impact, rising pollution levels and consequent healt... CCEA approves Closure of HMT Watches Ltd. (HMTW), HMT Chinar Watches Ltd. (HMTCW) and HMT Bearings Ltd. (HMTB) Wednesday, January 06, 2016 New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for offering attractive VRS / VSS packages at 2007 pay scales to mitigate the hardships being faced by the employees of HMT Watches Ltd., HMT Chinar Watches Ltd.... Keep all services provided for agricultural produce out of service tax ambit: ASSOCHAM plea Wednesday, January 06, 2016 New Delhi: Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has urged the Finance Ministry to keep all services provided for agricultural produce outside service tax ambit. “Services like warehouse management, security, laboratory testing and others that are essential to ... Pakistan must be encouraged to develop 'vested' economic interest in India for lasting peace: ASSOCHAM Wednesday, January 06, 2016 New Delhi: Without getting bogged down by the terrorist attack on Pathankot Airbase, India must remain engaged with Pakistan to the extent that the Pakistan economy develops a ‘vested’ interest in the Indian economy which would then mean heavy economic costs for brazen milita... Vedanta refinery gets Odisha Pollution Control Board nod for expansion Wednesday, January 06, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Pollution Control Board (OPCB) has extended its consent for another period of five years for expansion of the Vedanta alumina refinery project at Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district. The OPCB has extended the consent period till February... START-UP India to be Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 16th January, 2016 Tuesday, January 05, 2016 New Delhi: The Government of India is launching the “Start-up India,” movement on January 16th, 2016 in New Delhi. The event is aimed at celebrating the entrepreneurship spirit of country’s youth and will be attended by CEOs and founders of top Start-ups (over 1500) fro... Centre, Jharkhand, JBVNL signed MOU under the Scheme UDAY Tuesday, January 05, 2016 New Delhi: The Government of India, the State of Jharkhand and the JBVNL (Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under the Scheme UDAY – “Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana” here today.  The MoU f... Mitsui, Tata Projects, IRCON consortium commence work on Western Dedicated Freight Corridor Project Tuesday, January 05, 2016 Hyderabad: TATA Projects Limited, one of India’s fastest growing and most admired infrastructure companies, today announced that it is commencing work on the INR 4,328 Crore project to build the 320-kilometer stretch of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor, a dedicated freight li... PM Narendra Modi interacts with global oil and gas experts Tuesday, January 05, 2016 New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today interacted with global oil and gas experts. The interaction, which lasted over two hours, also included Union Ministers Shri Arun Jaitley, Shri Piyush Goyal and Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog Shri Arvind Panag... Best-selling Freelander 1 becomes latest Land Rover Heritage vehicle Tuesday, January 05, 2016 Whitley: Produced between 1997 and 2006, the Land Rover Freelander 1 remains one of the brand’s best-selling models and is now officially a Land Rover Heritage vehicle. Land Rover Heritage specialises in cars, services, parts and experiences for classic Land Rover models and the Fr... Tata Motors sales for December 2015 at 39,973 units Tuesday, January 05, 2016 Mumbai: Tata Motors continued to witness year-on-year growth in the M&HCV segment in December 2015, with a growth of 2 percent. Total sale of Tata Motors passenger and commercial vehicles (including exports) were at 39,973 vehicles, lower by 4 percent, over 41,734 vehicles sold in De... FM Arun Jaitley said Key challenges faced by the Indian agriculture include the need to increase productivity Monday, January 04, 2016 New Delhi: The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that said the key challenges faced by the Indian agriculture are the need to increase productivity by leveraging technology-especially for high yielding and resistant variety seeds and efficient utilization of water, adapt late... Finance Minister says To make health and social security benefits accessible to un-organised sector workers Monday, January 04, 2016 New Delhi: The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that the making social security schemes accessible to unorganised sector workers is a major challenge, which the Government is keen to address at this juncture where the unorganised sector is growing at a faster pace.  Aford to host "Aford Homes Expo 2016" Monday, January 04, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Association For Odisha Realestate Developers (AFORD) is one of the prominent recognized body of the Real Estate Developers in Odisha. It brings together members dealing in Real Estate Development with ethics and integrity onto one common platform to address various issues re... Support to blind and physically challenged by NTPC Kaniha Monday, January 04, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: NTPC Tacher Kaniha in association with Utkalmani Gobabandhu Dhristihina Kalyan Samiti,Kaniha distributed shawls ,dhotis ,sarees & towels among 700 blind & physically challenged persons on 03.01.2016 under its CSR initiative. E-Commerce Industry will cross $38 bln mark by 2016; Indian e-commerce market set to grow by 67% in 2016: study Saturday, January 02, 2016 New Delhi: E-commerce market in India will likely to touch $38 billion mark in 2016, a huge 67 per cent jump over the $23 billion revenues for 2015, reveals the ASSOCHAM latest paper.   The industry has witnessed an unprecedented growth of 52 per cent over 20... Kerosene subsidy to be targeted to the really needy Friday, January 01, 2016 New Delhi: The National Sample Survey 2011-12 indicates that the total consumption of kerosene in the country, including both open market and PDS kerosene, was 71.30 lakh kilolitres.  Even though consumption of kerosene has been coming down over the years, 86.85 lakh kilolitres of s... Odisha: New Year Celebration at NTPC Talcher Kaniha Friday, January 01, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Kaniha: New Year was celebrated at Talcher Kaniha on 31.12.2015.On this occasion ,a gala musical night programme was organised by “Recreation Centre” and executive club “Mahanadi Club” at its township campus. The musical programme at... Odisha Govt Cabinet approved proposla to increase VAT from 13.5 per cent to 14.5 per cent on luxury products Friday, January 01, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal of increasing Value Added Tax (VAT) from 13.5 per cent to 14.5 per cent on fashionable and expensive products. With this, cost of cars, motorcycles, fridges, washing machines and TVs would be increased. The Cabine... New Year Celebration at JSPL's Shramik Vihar Thursday, December 31, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Angul: The Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. (JSPL), Angul organized a grand New Year celebration programme for its workers staying at the Shramik Vihar Area of the Company on December 30, 2015 evening. Executive Director and Location Head of the unit Mr. Dines... MTDC and Pawan Hans signs MoU for tourists to enjoy city tour on the chopper Thursday, December 31, 2015 Mumbai: Tourists will soon be able to enjoy a stunning spectacular aerial view, watch the unique cityscape and glare at the most lively city, as the State Government launches "Mumbai Darshan" helicopter flights from January 7, 2016.  Maharashtra Touris... Odisha Dry fish traders, trawler owner's tussle ends in Paradeep Wednesday, December 30, 2015 Report by Kahnu Nanda, Paradeep:  The  week long dry fish traders and trawler owners tussles came to an end after the agitating organizations held meeting with civil administration, police, fishery and revenue department officials at Kujanga block office on Tuesday and resolved... Aditya Aluminium working towards women empowerment in Odisha Wednesday, December 30, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Sambalpur: Communities, particularly women living in rural areas, often face food crises which subsequently lead to malnutrition and other disorders. Typically, the income from small landholdings and agricultural harvests lasts only for six months. <... Cabinet approves Rs.5000 crore for promotion of Solar Rooftops in the country Wednesday, December 30, 2015 New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the scaling up of budget from Rs, 600 crore to Rs. 5,000 crore for implementation of Grid Connected Rooftops systems over a period of five years upto 2019-20 under National... Bengal Global Business Summit 2016 to focus on emerging areas that could transform the future of business in the State Tuesday, December 29, 2015 Kolkata: The state of West Bengal leaps ahead of most others in terms of growth rate in GDP, growth in industry, agriculture and service sectors. The State has consistently been taking a number of initiatives to rejuvenate the industrial scenario and has observed a huge surge in capital ... Odisha Sets the Model In Online-Tracking Of Mineral Production & Dispatch Tuesday, December 29, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha has added another feather to its cap by setting a model IT application for tracking of mineral production, dispatch and value accrued on real time basis through its i3MS website. This has been mentioned in the departmental review meeting... Odisha-based Sand Pebbles Tour N Travels conferred with Brands Academy Excellence Awards 2015 Tuesday, December 29, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Sand Pebbles Tour N Travels ( I ) Pvt. Ltd. awarded with “Customised Tour Operator of the Year” at the “Brands Academy Excellence  Awards 2015”. Mr. Alok Kumar Maharana –Managing Director of Sand Pebbles Tour ... PM Narendra Modi inaugurates National Conference of Dalit Entrepreneurs Tuesday, December 29, 2015 New Delhi: Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated the National Conference of Dalit Entrepreneurs at Vigyan Bhawan, organized by the Dalit Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DICCI) in New Delhi.  Speaking on the occasion, the Prime... Indian pharmaceutical industry likely to touch USD 55 bln by 2020: study Tuesday, December 29, 2015 New Delhi: Indian pharmaceutical industry is expected to touch USD 55 billion by 2020 as against the current size of USD 18 billion but the exports may slow down to grow at a CAGR of 7.98% in value terms due to tightening of regulatory mechanism in top exports markets of US, Russia and A... Report of Dr. V.Kelkar Committee Released Monday, December 28, 2015 New Delhi: The Report of the Committee on Revisiting & Revitalising the PPP model of Infrastructure Development chaired by Dr. V. Kelkar has been issued and also uploaded on the Ministry of Finance’s website (finmin.nic.in). In the Union Budget 20... India Post to launch Payment Bank by March 2017 Monday, December 28, 2015 New Delhi: A week-long celebration of Good Governance Week was organized by Department of Electronics and Information Technology starting from 25th December 2015. A National event on Good Governance was inaugurated on 28th December 2015 by Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Hon’ble Mini... Benefit of LPG subsidy will not be available if the consumer or his/her spouse had taxable income of more than Rs Ten lakh in previous financial year Monday, December 28, 2015 Bhubaneswar: At present, there are 16.35 crore LPG consumers in the country. With the implementation of the PAHAL Scheme (DBTL), the subsidy is being transferred directly to the Bank Account of 14.78 crore LPG Consumers. The objective of the scheme was to ensure that the subsidy benefits... Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa inaugurates Amway's first Manufacturing facility in India Monday, December 28, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Selvi. J Jayalalithaa inaugurated Amway’s first Manufacturing facility in India at a function held at the secretariat in Chennai today. The Chief Minister, in the presence of senior management of the company, connected with selectemployees ... Relaxation of guidelines for selection of customers for domestic gas available from small isolated fields Monday, December 28, 2015 ... IFFCO HR director visits Paradeep unit Sunday, December 27, 2015 Report by Kahnu Nanda, Paradeep: Mr Rajendra Pratap Singh,IFFCO's Director Human Resource and Legal [HR] was visited its Paradeep unit on Sunday.  The visiting IFFCO's higher up held meeting with Paradeep unit officials and reviewed the progress of new... Maruti Suzuki donates Rs 2 Crore for flood victims of Tamil Nadu Sunday, December 27, 2015 New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) announced it will contribute Rs 2 Crore to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund. The contribution is to strengthen the relief and rebuilding efforts of the Government for victims of the recent floods in Tamil Nadu. Alon... Exports crisis is for real, seeping into entire agri, leather, marine sectors; not limited to petro products: ASSOCHAM Sunday, December 27, 2015 New Delhi: Further lowering the outlook for Indian exports to USD 255-260 billion for fiscal 2015-16, ASSOCHAM today maintained that the sector is  in real crisis which goes well beyond petroleum products, gems and jewellery to highly job-oriented leather and leather products and ha... Union Minister Jual Oram inaugurates IT IMAGE EXPO 2015 in Odisha capital Saturday, December 26, 2015 Report by Ananta Prasad, Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram inaugurates  IT IMAGE EXPO 2015 at Exhibition Ground, Bhubanesar. ITAO this year is organizing the Mega IT IMAGE Exhibition from 25th to 29th December 2015 in association with the Khordha Photographic Trad... Odisha-based Coal PSU Mahanadi Coalfields sweeps 3 first prizes at PRSI National Awards Saturday, December 26, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), an Odisha-based leading CPSU subsidiary of Coal India Limited, has won three First Prizes at the prestigious PRSI National Awards-2015, the ceremony of which held last evening at 37th All India Public Relation... Citizen centricity core of all delivery mechanisms of Government: Dr. Jitendra Singh Saturday, December 26, 2015 New Delhi: Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has said the government is dedicated to service of the people of India in a true sense. Addressing a Press Conference here today to mark the Good Governance Day, Dr. Jitendra Singh said... Govt abolishes minimum export price for onion Friday, December 25, 2015 New Delhi: The Government reviewed the Minimum Export Price (MEP) of onion on 23.12.2015. Keeping in view of sharp decline in Wholesale prices of onion in producing Mandies of Maharashtra and major consuming Mandies and huge arrivals of onion, the Government decided to reduce the MEP to ... JSPL wins Green Corporate Award in Odisha Environment Congress-2015 Thursday, December 24, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Leading steel maker of India Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has been conferred with ‘Green Corporate Award’ in the sixth edition of Odisha Environment Congress held at Bhubaneswar today.  Mr.... DEN Snapdeal TV-Shop announces cozy winter sales offers Thursday, December 24, 2015 Bhubaneswar: DEN Snapdeal TV-Shop, a leading TV commerce company, is all set to make your winters cozy with its finest winter offerings and lucrative offers.  Thereafter, DEN Snapdeal TV-Shop has planned a Christmas Sale from December 25th to 27th offering its shoppers a... Thomas Cook India announces changes to its Board of Directors Thursday, December 24, 2015 Mumbai: Thomas Cook (India) Ltd, India’s leading integrated travel and travel related financial Services, at a meeting of its Board of Directors held today, announced the following:   1. The ap... Tanishq offers discount of up to 20% off on its range of new studded diamond jewellery Thursday, December 24, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Tanishq, India’s largest and most preferred jewellery brand, announces exciting offers on its wide range of new studded diamond jewellery. Customers can avail up to 20% off on a range of exquisite studded diamond pendants, earrings and finger rings across various colle... Ministry of Railways, Coal India Limited (CIL) sign MoU for Procurement of wagons for exclusive use of CIL Thursday, December 24, 2015 New Delhi: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Ministry of Railways and Coal India Limited here today. The MoU will lead to procurement of 2000 wagons (33 rakes) in the first outgo.  The agreement was signed in the presence of U... Odisha: IRTS officer Rinkesh Roy assumed charge of Chairman PPT Thursday, December 24, 2015 Paradip: 1992 batch IRTS officer Rinkesh Roy assumed the charge of Chairman, Paradip Port Trust (PPT) on Wednesday. It should be noted that Roy has worked in varied capacities in the Railway Operations Department. He has vast experience at the Railway Board... Odisha Governor visits Paradip Port Thursday, December 24, 2015 Paradip: Governor Dr SC Jamir visited the Paradip Port on Tuesday. A power point presentation about the activities, performance and expansion programmes of the port was made on the occasion. Dr Jamir visited the harbour and the Coast Guard Vessel.  A g...
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