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India is trying to expand its edible oil sector, according to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Following the war between Ukraine and Russia, India is looking to reach new markets for the import of edible oils, according to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. According to her, the country’s ability to acquire edible oils has been hampered by the fighting. “Everyone is aware of the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Importing …

 Power ministry: The total amount of power consumed in India has exceeded 201.

Union Minister for Power RK Singh

The central government said the greatest all-India power demand met on Tuesday was 201.066 GW, despite complaints of coal shortages at power facilities across the country. The demand exceeded last year’s maximum demand of 200.539 GW, which occurred on July 7, 2021, according to the Ministry of Power. The country’s economic expansion is reflected in …

Two top IndiGo’s executives quit in 2 days as Rahul Bhatia is named MD

Two top IndiGo's executives

IndiGo’s Chief Commercial Officer Willy Boulter said he will resign after July, just a day after Chief Financial Officer Jiten Chopra quit the biggest budget airline in Asia by market value. The top management churn at IndiGo, operated by InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., comes after billionaire co-founder Rahul Bhatia was appointed in a newly-created executive role …

First direct flight between Gorakhpur-Varanasi under UDAN-RCS flagged-off

First direct flight between Gorakhpur-Varanasi

The first direct flight between Gorakhpur and Varanasi was flagged-off on Sunday. SpiceJet was awarded the route under the RCS-UDAN 4.1, as per a press release by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The airline will be operating daily flights and will deploy its Q400, 78-seater turboprop aircraft designed for shorter-distance flights on the route. SpiceJet is India’s largest regional carrier. The airline operates …

Delhi High Court stays RBI order on Religare unit debt recast

RBI order on Religare unit

The Delhi High Court (HC) put an order by the central bank against the debt recast of shadow lender Religare Finvest on hold until the next hearing. Religare Finvest, a fully-owned unit of Religare Enterprises (REL), said it filed a petition in the Delhi HC against the Reserve Bank of India’s order that said the debt recast cannot be …

PM Modi pays floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary

PM Modi pays floral tributes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary at Gandhi Smriti in Delhi. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi paid floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on the 74th death anniversary of the father of the nation. India observes Martyrs’ Day every year on January 30 to mark the death anniversary …

Karnataka: Curfew extended in Belagavi till Dec 22 over vandalism of statues

Karnataka: Curfew extended in Belagavi till Dec 22 over vandalism of statues

By Administrator_India Capital Sands  Bengaluru: Police stand guard in front of Krantiveer Sangoli Rayanna statue during a protest against the vandalisation of Rayanna statue in Belagavi (PTI) The Karnataka police has extended Section 144 Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in Belagavi from December 20 to 22 because of the ongoing protest after the desecration of the …