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Dell EMC eyes Jan Dhan, Aadhaar and mobile to increase market share

We have both on-premise as well as cloud solutions to offer our clients. Our solutions have embedded artificial intelligence which helps the software in learning from user behaviour and adapt to evolving requirements, says Ra

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What Railway board member Mohd Jamshed thinks about improving services

The Indian Railways is fighting on several fronts to tackle issues such as quality of service, freight loss and passenger amenities, among others, and the size of the institution makes it even harder to resolve all issues.

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Know why you have to pay more for buying petrol and diesel from August 1

Consumers will have to pay more for petrol and diesel starting August 1 as the oil marketing companies have decided to increase the dealer commission they pay fuel pump owners.

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Indian Railways working on technology to achieve Mission 41 K; know what it is

Indian Railways is working on technologies that will enable 40% substitution of diesel by compressed natural gas (CNG) in locomotives and nine-zoned solar panels on diesel electric multiple units (DEMUs).

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Good news for Railways passengers, carrier makeover plan for stations well on way; know all about it

Indian Railways is looking to put the 23 short-listed stations on the block by September, with most contracts being awarded by year-end

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On Railways train network, get set to surf the Net, access Facebook, Whatsapp; carrier scouting for Wi Fi tech

After installing Wi-Fi systems in over 125 stations across the country, the carrier is now scouting for technologies that will enable it to provide internet access to all on-board passengers through Wi-Fi.

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ONGC first-quarter net slips 8.2 pct

While ONGC's profit fell from Rs 4,233 crore to Rs 3,885 crore, revenue increased from Rs 17,784 crore to Rs 19,073 crore. The company has a planned capex of Rs 30,000 crore for the year. However, it will require to shell out

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Railways looks to cut Delhi, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata journey duration to just 12 hours to battle threat from airlines

With low-cost airlines steadily eating into the railways’ share of long-distance travel for the upper segments, the transporter’s strategy to retain traffic centres around much faster travel times coupled with more amenit

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Indian Railways station redevelopment scheme to offer over 144 acres of land to developers

The Indian Railways, under its massive station redevelopment programme, is set to offer more than 144 acres of land with its 23 stations for commercial development.

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HPCL merger with ONGC may not happen before 51.1 pct stake is not bought, says CMD MK Surana

The actual deal value would depend on whether an independent valuation of HPCL is done and whether ONGC’s 71.62% in MRPL is transferred to HPCL.

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Not just 1, India set to get 3 mega oil giants soon

While ONGC is on the verge of acquiring the government’s 51.11% stake in oil retailer HPCL, the government has lined up two more such big mergers under a grand plan to create three oil PSUs with integrated operations.

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Railways may see creeping fare hikes as PSU embarks on plan to boost revenues

Keen to stand on its own feet and produce decent investible surpluses, Indian Railways has embarked on a multi-pronged plan to boost revenues.

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Railways gets stiff target from PMO: 20 MT of cargo to be diverted from road to rail

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has given stiff targets to Indian Railways to augment the freight business of the carrier, including redirecting 20 million tonne (MT) of additional cargo from road to rail by the end of fi

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Railways told to hike non fare revenue; PMO sets ambitious target

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has given Indian Railways an ambitious target to increase the transporter’s non-fare revenue (NFR) to 15% of the total receipts in the financial year 2017-18.

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LPG gas connection: Oil marketing companies plan to raise bottling capacity as Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana raises demand

State-run oil marketing companies are expected to have an additional capacity of 1,242 metric tonnes per annum in their LPG bottling plants by the start of FY22 through six brownfield and 10 greenfield projects, according to

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Free LPG gas cylinder scheme: Narendra Modi government may launch Ujjwala Plus on Independence Day

The NDA government is likely to announce the launch of Ujjwala Plus, which is meant to increase the coverage of its scheme for free LPG connection to the poor on the upcoming Independence Day.

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ONGC, GSPC deal: Oil ministry raises flag over danger in government nudging PSUs to make sub optimal investments

Recognises the danger of the government nudging PSUs to make ‘sub-optimal investments’.

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Indraprastha Gas looks to piggyback on GAIL to expand beyond Delhi-NCR

Indraprastha Gas (IGL) is looking to piggyback on its parent GAIL (India) to expand its business beyond the National Capital Region (NCR).

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Now Reliance Industries set to deliver fuel at your doorstep

At a time when the ministry of petroleum and natural g4as is exploring ways to start home delivery of petroleum products such as diesel and petrol, Reliance Industries (RIL) is looking to enter the segment as well.

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Railways get GST relief, exempted from IGST on rolling stock

In further relief to Indian Railways, the goods and services tax (GST) Council has exempted the carrier’s inter-state movement of rolling stock such as coaches and locomotives.

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Three cash rich Railways PSU’s may buy back shares worth Rs 500 cr

Three cash-rich rail PSUs — Ircon International, Rail Vikas Nigam and Rites — are likely to undertake buyback of their own shares before their initial public offerings (IPOs) hit the market later this year.

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Bengaluru start-up starts diesel home delivery in city

The Petroleum Rules, 1976, says no licence is needed for transport or storage of petroleum class B (non-bulk) in quantity not exceeding 2,500 litres and in receptacle not exceeding 1,000 litres.

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Railways fears jump from 4 percent to 18 percent in tax rate under GST

Indian Railways is worried that the tax treatment of work contracts in the GST regime would inflate its cost of expansion, as the contractors threaten the additional tax liability on them will reflect in contract values.

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Stranded power plants get Qatar lifeline; SPV planned to help source fuel

In what could give a lifeline to several stranded gas-based power plants, Qatar may enter into a long-term contract to supply gas to them. The power plants will form a special purpose vehicle (SPV) where Qatar’s gas produce

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India found Farzad B field set to go to Iran, Dharmendra Pradhan says do not mind at all

The field discovered by ONGC Videsh ten years back has gas reserve of 21.7 tcf.

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Is Narendra Modi government’s bounty overstated?

Despite scheme for the BPL, half of PMUY beneficiaries pay around Rs 1,500 upfront, which they can ill-afford.

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