Five firms, including the Indian Oil-Adani Gas combine, are in the race to supply city gas to households in Burdwan. The district town is part of the 86 other places where firms have bid for city gas distribution rights.
New norms for incentives to exporters that are compliant with the World Trade Organisation are expected to be in place within a year's time, Union commerce secretary Rita Teaotia said here on Thursday.
The acceptance of a no-confidence motion in Parliament on Wednesday affected investor sentiment with the key indices sliding from their peaks. Even as the BSE Sensex settled almost 147 points lower after hitting a new intra-day record, the broader Nifty fell 27 points.
The government on Wednesday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) of India Act to allow a new model of bidding for airport concessions working on a pre-determined tariff or a lowest-tariff model.