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Mandaviya inaugurates coastal shipping service

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JUNE 29, 2021                   Union Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Mansukh Mandaviya, on Tuesday inaugurated loading operation on the maiden voyage of coastal shipping service from Cochin port to Beypore and Azhikkhal ports.           The service is part of steps by the Ports, Shipping and Waterways Ministry to build greater synergies between major ...

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CIL forges ahead towards energy efficiency

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JUNE 29, 2021           In a bid to reduce carbon footprint in its operational area, Coal India Ltd. (CIL) has put special thrust on energy efficiency measures and is forging ahead with a series of measures to offset carbon emission in mining operation in all its coal producing companies. Apart from taking immediate action for efficient ...

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Govt to give tourist visa free of charge to 5 lakh travellers

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JUNE 28 In a bid to encourage travel activities and to provide relief to the tourism industry, which is among the worst affected sectors by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Union government on Monday announced that it would offer tourist visa free of charge till March 31, 2022. The financial implication of the move is expected in ...

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Bauxite import results in Rs.390-cr forex loss for India

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, JUNE 22, 2021 India’s import of bauxite, a raw material used for manufacturing aluminium, has caused a foreign exchange (forex) loss to the tune of Rs 390 crore during the April-June quarter of 2021, according to the data released by the Indian Industrial Value Chain Collective, today. The Indian Industrial Value Chain Collective (IIVCC) represents organizations involved ...

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Govt revises timeline of second tranche of coal mine auctions

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JUNE 22, 2021 The Ministry of Coal on Tuesday announced revision in the timeline of the second tranche of auctions for commercial mining. In a statement, the Ministry stated that in continuation to the Notice Inviting Tender dated March 25, 2021, the last date for registration of bidder and sale of tender documents on MSTC website, ...

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BGR-34 can be effective in managing post-Covid hyperglycemia

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, JUNE 21, 2021 People who have survived Covid-19 but are now battling with hyperglycemia — a condition in which blood sugar level shoots up fast — can find some relief in ayurvedic formulations like BGR-34 which are based on natural bioactive compounds with dipeptidyl-peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitory effects to manage blood glucose levels. According to a global analysis ...

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Samsung launches Galaxy M32 in India

TBB BUREAU GURUGRAM, JUNE 21, 2021 Samsung on Monday launched Galaxy M32 with segment-best 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display and smooth 90Hz refresh rate in India that starts from Rs 14,999. Available in two colours – Black and Light Blue – Samsung Galaxy M32 is priced at Rs16,999 for the variant with 6GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. ...

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Yoga remains ray of hope in Covid-hit world: PM Modi

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JUNE 21, 2021 “Yoga has proved a source strength and poise for people during this difficult time,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while speaking about the importance of Yoga during the pandemic, on the occasion of seventh International Day of Yoga on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the 7th International Yoga Day programme, through video ...

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India’s GDP in FY22 expected to grow by 8.7 pc: Report

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JUNE 19, 2021 India’s Gross domestic product (GDP) is likely to grow by 8.7 per cent, down from 11.1 per cent expected earlier, according to a report published by Motilal Oswal Financial Services (MOFSL). “Due to the ferocious second Covid wave, we have revised down our real GDP growth forecasts. Compared with our Mar’21 forecast of ...

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