EU moves to protect whistleblowers

Apr 23 2018

Whistleblowers exposing fraud, tax evasion, data breaches and other misdeeds will be given more protection from retaliation under new rules proposed by the EC.

Staff shortages cost Germany 0.9 percent of output each year: IW

Apr 16 2018

German companies are struggling to find skilled workers to increase production and the shortage of manpower is costing the economy up to 0.9 pc points of output a year.

Sushma, northeast CMs meeting to boost links to neighbouring countries

Apr 04 2018

Sushma Swaraj will meet the CMs of all northeastern states on May 4 to discuss trade, connectivity and other issues vis-a-vis neighbouring countries, an official said.

India to achieve 60 GW wind capacity before 2022: Manufacturers

Apr 03 2018

The Indian wind industry is on course to achieve the govt's 60 GW capacity target ahead of the 2022 deadline as it has already crossed 34 GW mark, IWTMA said.

India, Pak to hold Permanent Indus Commission meet from Thursday

Mar 27 2018

India and Pakistan will hold a 2-day meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission here from Thursday to discuss various issues under the Indus Waters Treaty, sources said.

Gadkari likely to kick-start work of IWAI terminals at Haldia

Mar 17 2018

Nitin Gadkari is expected to kick-off the construction work of Inland Waterways Authority of India's multi-modal terminal at Haldia in West Bengal on March 23.

Government plans to develop 'freight village' at Varanasi

Mar 08 2018

With an aim to boost economic development around the proposed multimodal terminal at Varanasi, the government is planning to develop a "freight village" in the city.

Plan to make methanol as fuel for maritime transport: Gadkari

Feb 26 2018

The Centre said it planned to make methanol the fuel for all maritime transport, on account of lesser costs and pollution, compared to diesel.

World Bank interested in expanding satellite-based IBFI scheme: IWMI

Feb 23 2018

After the success of the pilot project on IBFI for farmers in Bihar, the World Bank has shown interest in helping to scale up the plan across eastern India.

BOJ hoses down market speculation of early stimulus exit

Jan 31 2018

The Bank of Japan ramped up efforts to dispel market speculation of an early withdrawal of its massive stimulus, boosting its bond buying plan and reassuring markets.

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