A financial package of Rs 80 crore for India routed through CoBank, a prominent US based cooperative bank, has been suspended following sanctions imposed after the nuclear tests. The fund is meant

Armed with fresh industry deocuments, the Florida lawyer, who scored the biggest cash verdict against Big Tobacco, goes to trial again accusing cigarette makers of conspiring against

The Union ministry of mines is taking stock of the policy on aerial prospecting and so, procedural glitches in the way of investment in mining and mineral related industries.

The Union petroleum ministry is in the process of cobbling together a policy paper that will help commercialise the use of oil pipelines.

The Indian Crop Protection Association (ICPA) has initiated talks with Director of Agriculture, Andhra Pradesh, to support the farming community there. Certain districts in AP had witnessed a spate

Scientists at the Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry at Solan in Himachal Pardesh have found that the lack of an adequate number of bee colonies in the hill state is one reason for

In a remarkable development, World Bank has evaluated that power generation by the Haryana State Electricity Board (HSEB) will reach surplus stage by 2002. The World Bank has recently sanctioned a $

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has revised its agenda for deepwater exploration and will now begin work in the Cauvery basin in Tamil Nadu instead of Krishna-Godavari as planned earlier.

The Union Government has set up a committee under the Indian Council of Agriculture Research to assess the research needs of spices as part of its efforts to boost

Maharashtra government has worked out a crop insurance scheme to cover cereals, pulses and oil seeds during the first phase. The scheme which will cover cotton, sugarcane and horticulture during the