Anand Sharma led Joint Task Force to interact with industry regularly
Concerned over the continued decline in foreign direct investment (FDI) and slowing down of factory output, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Wednesday assured industry of fast tracking reforms, including those in the FDI sector, and setting up of a joint task force to tackle major issues confronting industry

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: What has the rampant levelling of wetlands got to do with increasing energy consumption of Kochiites, especially their use of air-conditioners and air-coolers?

Chennai Most of the country

Mamata finalises Annual Plan with Planning Commission
The Annual Plan for West Bengal for 2011-12 was on Wednesday finalised at Rs.22,214 crore at a meeting here between Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and State Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

At this level, the State Plan outlay for the current fiscal works out to be over 23 per cent higher than the allocation of Rs

Life in Kolkata and many other parts of West Bengal virtually came to a standstill on Friday because of heavy rain accompanied by gales.

A six-member delegation, led by Railway Board member B.N.

There is good news on the environment front for Green warriors.

As a step towards chief minister Miss Mamata Banerjee

In order to curb the increasing level of carbon emissions, the Climate Group has initiated a move which will help empower 1,000 villages in China, Africa and India.

This study aims to strengthen the understanding of the vulnerability of Kolkata from increased precipitation caused by climate change effects with a specific goal to: compile a data base with past weather related information and damage caused by extreme weather related episodes; develop hydrological, hydraulic, and storm drainage models to ident