Jakarta: India will keep polluting industries out of proposed mega industrial towns aimed at boosting the share of manufacturing in the country's Gross Domestic Product, Commerce and Industry Mini

Britain based BP on Wednesday said the output from the KG-D6 gas fields, in which it has a 30 per cent stake, could rise only in 2014 after the new fields in the area were brought into production, echoing the similar views expressed by Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL).

Ludhiana: With export of wool and wool blended items from the country dropping 12 per cent (in rupee terms) in 2010-11, the Wool and Woollens Export Promotion Council (WWEPC) has requested to the M

After almost coming on board, Environment and Forests Minister Jayanti Natarajan today scuttled a cabinet proposal by Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma to put in place a national manufact

Amid sharp objections by Environment and Forests as well as Labour ministries, the Union Cabinet on Thursday decided to ‘defer a decision' on the much anticipated new National Manufacturing Policy. Serious differences were witnessed at the Cabinet meeting on the proposed industrial enclaves.

Differences delay mfg policy again: Labour, Environment Mins Differ With Commerce, Industry On Workers, Green Laws

In a last-ditch effort to put Doha round trade negotiations back on track, World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General Pascal Lamy today called upon all member countries of the organisation to

The government on Friday said it is likely to come out with a National Manufacturing Policy by the end of this month. Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said it aims to increase the share of manufacturing in the gross domestic product from 16 per cent to 25 per cent while creating 100 million jobs by 2022.

The Himachal Pradesh Assembly on Thursday unanimously adopted a private member's resolution urging the Centre to hike the import duty on apples and bring it under “special category products” to protect the interests of farmers here who feel threatened by the recent flooding of imported apples in the Indian market.

The immediate trigger is the environment ministry’s latest policy of asking corporates to mandatorily commit five per cent of project investments in environment protection measures, under what it calls corporate environment responsibility (CER).