India promotes electic vehicles to meet Paris Agreement targets

Electric vehicles: India pulls out all stops for a green future

The government has lined up tax concessions, subsidies to promote green transport infrastructure. Read more »
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India on course to cut greenhouse emissions by 35%; Javadekar asks rich nations to pay up

Javadekar at COP25 UN climate meet: Minister lists India's achievements, says developed nations yet to deliver the promised $1 trillion. Read more »
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MSMEs produce 36.5% of India’s manufacturing output

The micro industries created 5.87 lakh jobs in 2018-19 under PM’s employment generation programme. Read more »
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Climate change: India lost $37.8 billion in extreme weather events in 2018: Study

The country among most affected; also lost 2018 lives in last year, says study by Bonn-based Germanwatch Read more »
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the GST Council meet

Income tax rates: FM Nirmala Sitharaman hints at cuts, but there is hardly any room

The fiscal deficit overshot the annual target set by Nirmala Sitharaman in her maiden Union Budget in just seven months. Read more »
Income tax raids across India

Income tax raids on brokers, traders unearth Rs 5,500 crore scam

Countrywide searches in 39 locations yield Rs 1.2 crore unaccounted cash. Read more »
RBI Repo Rate

Do your bit to boost GDP growth, RBI signals to govt, industry

RBI did the right thing in pressing the pause button on rate cuts; economy need concerted efforts from policy makers, banks and businesses Read more »
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OECD bullish on India, pegs GDP growth at 5.8% in 2019

The OECD growth estimate of 5.8% for the calendar year 2019 is more optimistic than the RBI prediction. Read more »
Haridwar Ganga river front

Namami Gange: Swedish royal couple opens Haridwar sewage treatment plant

The National Mission for Clean Ganga plans 150 sewerage treatment plants at a cost of Rs 23,000 crore. Read more »
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COP 25 summit: Big businesses get their act together on climate change

Nine Indian firms among 285 companies that got their science-based targets approved. Read more »