West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.20

Tea production resumes

The tea industry in north Bengal resumed its journey towards production on Monday as workers turned up in 70 per cent of plantations even as confusion prevailed on whether the estates could be operate...
By TT Bureau in Jalpaiguri

Business  /  Published 06.04.20

Coal India extends payment date again

Coal India has extended the deadline on coal payments by consumers by two more weeks till April 21, 2020. The public sector miner had earlier given an extension till April 7.“This is a difficult per...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 25.03.20

Coronavirus crisis: Tea output shortfall

Tea production in the country is likely to fall by 100 million kg this year due to the 21-day lockdown which was “inevitable” to tackle the coronavirus crisis, an official said on Wednesday. The c...
By PTI in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 23.06.19

ONGC small field plan

State-owned explorer ONGC plans to outsource the production of oil and gas in about 60 of the discovered small and marginal fields to private firms to enhance output.Industry sources said the explorer...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 12.03.20

Panel call for more online sale of tea

A parliamentary panel on commerce has called for routing more tea through the e-auction portal as only 44.16 per cent is routed now.The committee, in its report placed in Parliament, said the coverage...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


India  /  Published 11.11.19

Factory alarm with triple whammy

Factory output contracted by 4.3 per cent in September, the weakest showing in seven years, amplifying concerns about the Indian economy which slowed to 5 per cent in the first quarter ended June 30 a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.12.19

Boeing to suspend 737 Max output

Boeing next month will temporarily stop making the 737 Max, its most popular passenger jet, the company said on Monday.The decision, after a two-day board meeting, is the culmination of the worst cris...
By David Gelles and Natalie Kitroeff/New York Times News Service in New York

Business  /  Published 11.01.19

Factories crawl in November

The country’s factory output growth plunged to a 17-month low of 0.5 per cent in November on the back of a contraction in manufacturing, hinting at a slowdown in industry as investment and liquidity...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.02.19

Sugar price offer fails to cheer mills

The government is planning to increase the ex-mill price of sugar by about Rs 2 per kg, much lower than the sum demanded by the industry that would enable them to meet the mounting cane arrears.“The...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.02.20

Coal supply to power slips

Coal India’s supply to the power sector has registered a 6.8 per cent decline to 377.86 million tonnes (mt) in the April-January period amid subdued demand. Dispatch to the power sector was 405.61mt...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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