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The Coal Ministry on Sunday received 107 applications from state-run undertakings like NTPC, SAIL and the Damodar Valley Corp for allocation of 43 coal blocks whose earlier allotments were cancelled by the apex court.
The railways can contribute up to two percent to the gross domestic product (GDP), Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Sunday adding that he has asked the railway board to identify key issues and focus areas towards this end.
Refuting allegations that Odisha would lose revenue following the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission, union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Sunday that it would get about Rs.8,000 crore more funds per annum compared to the 13th commission allocations.
Welcoming the budget announcement of Rs.14,000 crore investment in the road sector, completing 100,000 km of roads and sanctioning construction of another 100,000 km, a leading tyre manufacturer also called for correction of the duty structure for the industry.
Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the nation's largest oil company, on Sunday increased Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) -- or jet fuel -- prices by a steep 8.2 percent and of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) by Rs.5 per cylinder consequent to recent upward movement of international crude oil rates which earlier plunged to near six-year lows.
By Frank Jack Daniel and Swati Bhat