Dreams going up in smoke for 'Ravanawallas'? Dussehra brings little cheer for effigy makers

Many artisans, sometimes referred to as "Ravanawallas", are making peace with the situation.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Just top 20 per cent of consumers driving demand as majority yet to recover from pandemic hit: Report

That the rich will continue to drive consumption demand is clear from the UBS survey findings, with more than 70 per cent of respondents anticipating their income will increase in 2023.

published on : 2nd October 2022

Sacrosanct duty of husband to maintain his wife, minor kids even by physical labour: SC

The bench allowed the appeal of the wife against the high court order, which upheld the family court order dismissing her plea for grant of maintenance but had allowed financial support for her son.

published on : 28th September 2022

SBSTC contract workers call off their week-long strike

SBSTC contract workers resorted to the strike with several demands, including the same pay for the same work with the permanent staff of SBSTC and paid leave among others.

published on : 28th September 2022

China's export growth sinks in August, imports shrink

Demand for Chinese exports has softened as economic activity in Western markets slowed and the Federal Reserve and central banks in Europe and Asia raise interest rates to cool surging inflation.

published on : 7th September 2022

Fuel demand in August: Petrol sales rebound, diesel shows decline

Petrol sales, which had dipped 5 per cent in July, increased 5.8 per cent to 2.81 million tonnes in August when compared with 2.66 million tonnes of demand in the previous month

published on : 1st September 2022

Sibiling states caught in a power dues row

Cut to the quick, Telangana has decided to move the court and write to the Centre that it is AP which has to pay Rs 12,940 crore.

published on : 1st September 2022

Festive season likely to boost demand, says RBI

The onset of the festival season should boost consumer demand, including rural, also as sowing activity picks up. Robust central government capital outlays are supporting investment activity, it said.

published on : 19th August 2022

Release white paper on Polavaram: Undavalli

He took strong exception to the State government’s remarks that the construction of the diaphragm wall before building the cofferdam by the previous regime was a mistake.

published on : 4th August 2022

Governments ramp up demands for user info, Twitter warns

Governments also made a record number of legal demands on 349 accounts of verified journalists or news outlets around the globe between July and December of last year — a 103% increase.

published on : 29th July 2022

‘Have adequate capacity to meet power demand’: RK Singh

Contrary to the ministry’s claim, many states like Telangana, Maharashtra, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh reported long power cuts.

published on : 29th July 2022

Global gold demand during April-June falls eight per cent to 948.4 tonnes: WGC

According to the WGC Gold Demand Trends Q2 2022 report, the total gold demand during the second quarter of 2021 stood at 1,031.8 tonnes.

published on : 28th July 2022

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu blames Andhra Pradesh government for Polavaram re-merger demand

He advised Jagan to go to people to know the facts instead of lambasting the Opposition for questioning his 'failures'.

published on : 25th July 2022

Inflation to stay at elevated levels: ITC Chairman Sanjiv Puri

Puri hinted at a possible de-merger of the hotel business during the press conference, saying, “Now that there are indications of industry on a positive trajectory, it is very much on the table.”

published on : 22nd July 2022

Power demand to rise by 6 per cent in FY23: Report

On average, it has grown 100 basis points slower than gross domestic product (GDP), reads the report.  

published on : 22nd July 2022

Higher customs duty to hit gold jewellery demand this fiscal: Report

Typically, as the festive season approaches, stores stock up on products and in the current fiscal ending March 2023, the addition of new showrooms is expected to rise 10-12 per cent.

published on : 20th July 2022

IIIT-Basara students stage protest,  warn of more

In their letter, the students made it clear that they will intensify their stir if their demands are not met by July 24.

published on : 18th July 2022

China's trade surplus surges to record high as exports accelerate

In a sign of weak Chinese demand, imports rose just 1% to $233.3 billion. China's global trade surplus swelled by 90% compared with a year ago.

published on : 13th July 2022

India's fuel consumption jumps 18 per cent in June

A rise in demand for fuels can be attributed to an increase in mobility and the reopening of the economy post the Covid pandemic.

published on : 9th July 2022

As power shortage looms large, govt plans to open 12 new mines this year

In a bid to meet the coal demand, the coal ministry on Thursday said at least 12 more new mines will start production during the year.

published on : 8th July 2022
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