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'India has record level of stockpiled coal'

India has achieved a new record high, for the first time stockpiling a total of 132 million tonnes of coal - enough to run India’s power plants for two months - greatly exceeding the average of the previous five years, finds a new briefing note by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)

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With $15 million daily losses, Nepal’s hotel industry far from recovery

It has been over a year now since the pandemic devastated the hospitality industry last year. Some hotels in Nepal have seized operating, and others resumed partially

Pakistan’s textile industry unhappy over import order reversal from India

The hopes of revival of Pakistan’s ailing  textile sector was short-lived when the Pakistan cabinet on Thursday reversed a decision allowing the import of cotton and cotton yarn from India, leaving the industry players in the lurch

Guyanese crude on its way to India

A one-million barrel cargo of Guyana’s Liza light crude is currently on its way to India, according to Stabroek News

Brazil denies permission to import Bharat Biotech-developed Covaxin

Brazil's health regulator has denied permission to import Covaxin, the coronavirus vaccine developed indigenously by Indian pharma firm Bharat Biotech

Agro2o's Smart Garden: Technology-assisted hydroponics to grow plants in urban homes

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Ooh Lala: Pakistani star cricketer Shahid Afridi launches skincare line

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India to challenge Hague tribunal's ruling in favour of Cairn Energy

India is believed to have challenged the decision of a three-member tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague dismissing its Rs 10, 247 crore tax claim on Cairn Energy Plc, said media reports

India's startup success story

The total number of start-ups in India recognised by the commerce and industry ministry under its flagship initiative for fostering entrepreneurship and promoting innovation has gone up to an impressive 44,766 as of March 14 this year, according to official figures tabled in Parliament on Friday

India may buy excess natural gas from Guyana

India may buy natural gas from Guyana, if it produces it in excess, said Indian High Commissioner to Guyana K J Srinivasa

Lulu Group imports 400 tons of Kashmiri apples into UAE

The Lulu Group International, owned by multi-billionaire Keralite businessman M.A. Yusuf Ali has, heeding the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to support the Kashmiri apple farmers, imported around 400 tons of Kashmiri apples to the Middle East

Sri Lankan Ports Authority says 'unaware' of Adani’s claim on WCT

A day after India’s Adani Group claimed that it would acquire a 51 percent stake in West Container Terminal of Colombo port, Sri Lankan Ports Authority (SLPA) has now said they are "unaware" of such claims

KRAS, Indian-Israeli joint venture, rolls out missile kits for Indian forces

Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems Pvt Ltd. (KRAS), a joint venture between India's Kalyani Group, and Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, on Tuesday rolled out its first batch of Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) for the Indian Army and the Air Force

India’s Adani group set to acquire 51 % stakes in Sri Lanka’s West Container Terminal

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), a subsidiary of India’s Adani group that operates more than a dozen ports in India, is set to acquire 51 percent stakes in the West Container Terminal (WCT) port of the Colombo Port

Pakistan tech startup raises $1.4 mn from Silicon Valley

RemoteBase, a technology start-up based in Islamabad, has raised $1.4 million in investments from Silicon Valley investors, reflecting, what some feel, the growing tech ecosystem of Pakistan

India's FinTech valuation estimated at $150-160B by 2025

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on Saturday unveiled 'India FinTech: A USD 100 Billion Opportunity' report

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