31 Oct 2014
New York: Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which claimed over 3,000 lives in one of the world's most lethal industrial accidents, has died in the US state of Florida aged 92.
29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Green Tribunal to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga including snapping water and power connections to them while slamming Centre and State Pollution Control Boards for their "failure" to punish erring units.
27 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Government will consider extending subsidy on exports of raw sugar after assessing the production estimates for the current 2014-15 marketing year and sugarcane arrears to farmers, a top food ministry official said.
10 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Industrial production growth slowed down to five-month low of 0.4 percent in August mainly due contraction in manufacturing output and lower offtake of consumer goods.
22 Oct 2014
Bhubaneswar: Rice production in Odisha may climb to 97 million tonnes, an all time high in the state in the 2014-15 financial year owing to good rainfall, an official said here on Wednesday.
12 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Industrial output slowed down in June to 3.4 percent though it remained in the positive territory for third month in a row, while retail inflation inched up marginally in July on account of costly vegetables.
17 Oct 2014
Mumbai: Indian natural rubber output is likely to drop over 10 percent in 2014/15 from the previous crop year, hit by heavy rain in key growing regions and as farmers suspend tapping due to lower prices, the head of the country's top producer said.
16 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Mobile phone users will soon be able to change their telecom operators and retain their numbers even if they are relocating to areas outside the service providers' operations.
19 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Delhi Government launched its ambitious project of online auctioning VIP and fancy registration numbers for private vehicles.
30 Sep 2014
Paris: Wildlife numbers have plunged by more than half in just 40 years as Earth's human population has nearly doubled, a survey of over 3,000 vertebrate species revealed on Tuesday.