Germany will make sovereign decision on military spending, Maas says

Jul 13 2018

Germany’s foreign minister rejected suggestions that Berlin could be browbeaten by U.S. President Donald Trump into hiking military spending, saying that his country would make its own “sovereign” decisions.

Germany agrees steps on migration, no camps of any kind: SPD leader

Jul 06 2018

Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) has reached an agreement on migration with the other parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition, its head said, stressing that there would be no transit centres of any kind.

Developers to get 2 yrs now for implementing solar project

Jun 22 2018

The govt has decided to increase to 2 yrs the time given to developers for setting up solar energy projects, a move which is expected to lead to competitive tariffs.

Defiant Merkel backs Europe migrant policy as Bavaria row simmers

Jun 16 2018

Migration is an issue that demands a European solution, Angela Merkel insisted on Saturday, giving no ground in a showdown with her Bavarian allies that threatens her three-month-old coalition.

Shell says Nigeria's Bonny Light crude still under force majeure

May 23 2018

Royal Dutch Shell said a declaration of force majeure remained in place on shipments of Nigerian Bonny Light crude oil, while exports at the Forcados shipping hub were running as normal.

Falling rupee to impact investor return of solar projects: Ind-Ra

May 17 2018

Depreciation of rupee will impact investor return of solar power projects, according to rating agency Ind-Ra.

Solar developers seek wider time frame to execute projects

May 15 2018

Grappling with land acquisition and other regulatory issues, Solar Power Developers Association (SPDA) has demanded that the time frame for implementing solar projects be increased by nine months.

World's biggest gold ETF launching new low-fee fund: Source

May 08 2018

The World Gold Council, owner of the world’s largest gold-backed exchange traded fund (ETF), is launching a new fund with a cut-price management fee to fend off rivals with lower charges.

Gold extends gain as dollar slips, investors await US jobs data

May 04 2018

Gold prices rose for a 3rd straight session as dollar slipped further from 2018 high, while investors turned their focus to the upcoming US jobs data for fresh catalysts.

Germany plans to toughen conditions for insecticide use

May 02 2018

Germany plans to make it more difficult for farmers to use agrochemicals that protect plants from insects in a bid to preserve biodiversity.

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