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Fuel sales fall in April on high prices

India’s fuel sales fell in the first half of April as a record rise in prices in a short 16-day period dented demand, according to preliminary industry data. Petrol sales fell almost 10 percent in the first half of April when compared with the same period in the preceding month, while diesel demand slid 15.6 […]

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Finmin invites applications for the position of CERSAI

The Finance Ministry has invited applications for the post of managing director of the Central Registry of Securities Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India (CÉRSAI). The Central Registry of Securities Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India (Central Registry) was incorporated in 2011 as a government company under Section 25 of the Companies Act […]

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Centre doesn’t intend to interfere in State cooperatives

Reiterating that reforms are required to strengthen cooperatives in the country, Cooperation Minister Amit Shah said the Centre does not intend to interfere in the functioning of state cooperatives but will endeavour to bring uniformity in state laws through dialogue and coordination. The Minister also emphasised on the need to develop cooperatives in a uniform […]

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No fertiliser crisis in kharif season: Govt

The Government on Tuesday asserted that there will not be any fertiliser shortage in the upcoming kharif sowing season and said it will soon announce the subsidy rate for non-urea soil nutrients for the current fiscal. A conference on preparedness for the kharif sowing operation that commences with the onset of the southwest monsoon from […]

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Encounter breaks out at Baramulla in J&K

An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Pariswani area in Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said on Thursday. “Encounter has started in the Pariswani area of Baramulla. Budgam Police and Army on the job,” police said. The firefight be tween terrorists and security forces took place after a joint team of the police […]