Peter England gets KVIC approval to come up with Khadi range

New Delhi , May 23

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd and the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) on Tuesday announced a strategic collaboration under which the fashion brand will develop an exclusive product line branded as 'Khadi by Peter England.

Focus should be on GST's relentless implementation: Crisil

Mumbai , May 23

The government should focus on relentless implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) because in most cases, implementation of the indirect tax remains a challenge, research firm Crisil's Chief Economist D.K. Joshi said on Tuesday.

Climate action will boost economic output: OECD

Berlin , May 23

Tagging the growth and climate agenda together, rather than treating climate as a separate issue, could lift 2050 economic output by up to 2.8 percent, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday.

Organic bio-product for soil improvement launched

New Delhi , May 23

Insecticides (India) Ltd, an agro-chemical manufacturing company, on Tuesday launched 'Kayakalp' bio-product, which acts as a natural catalyser to improve the soil's organic capacity and strengthen its nutrient value.

Indian techies forming union to protect jobs amid layoffs

Bengaluru , May 23

Hundreds of Indian techies working as software engineers or providing back office services to global firms are setting up a pan-India trade union to protect their jobs amid layoffs by many IT firms, including Infosys, Wipro, Tech Mahindra and Cognizant, said a functionary of a employees forum on Tuesday.

New trains from Hubballi for Varanasi, Mysuru flagged off

New Delhi , May 23

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday flagged off a weekly train between Hubballi in Karnataka and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh and a daily train between Hubballi and Mysuru through video conferencing here.

India's market attracting global biggies like Apple: IT Minister

New Delhi , May 23

With iPhone maker Apple's manufacturing process already underway at its Bengaluru facility, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said it is the country's market that is pulling world's giant companies.

Jindal summoned as CBI files another charge sheet in coal case

New Delhi , May 23

A Delhi court issued summons after the CBI on Tuesday filed another charge sheet against former Congress MP Naveen Jindal and five others, including a company, in connection with alleged irregularities in the Urtan North coal block allocation in Madhya Pradesh.