Delhi government panel suggests increase in auto, taxi fares: Report

A Delhi government committee tasked with fare revision of auto-rickshaws and taxis has recommended a proportionate increase in fares. The committee is likely to finalise its report by the end of this week. The report will be submitted to Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot and will then go for cabinet approval.
#KailashGahlot #Delhi #Travel #BusinessIndustrial #TransportationLogistics


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Tirupur exporters’ association asks Centre to ban cotton export

After two days’ strike, members of the Tirupur Exporter’s Association were in Delhi on Tuesday to demand the Centre to ban cotton export. The price of one-kilogram yarn was Rs 200 about 18 months ago. For the same amount, we can only buy 400 grams of yarn now.
#TirupurExporter’sAssociation #Tirupur #HobbiesLeisure #Crafts #FiberTextileArts


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Greater Noida West metro project delayed again, know the reason here

Greater Noida West metro project gets delayed again for two months. The detailed project report (DPR) was sent by the Uttar Pradesh government to the Central government. The revised DPR has been submitted again by Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) to the government of Uttar Pradesh.
#NoidaMetroRailCorporation #GreaterNoidaWest #BusinessIndustrial


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One in four Britons skips meals, finds report

Two in three Britons are turning off their heating and driving less or changing supermarkets. One in three people say they have missed meals recently because of the surge in inflation. Most Britons expect to see increases in the costs of essentials over the next six months. The Bank of England thinks inflation could exceed 10% this year.
#BankofEngland #Brito #BusinessIndustrial #News #BusinessNews


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Jabalpur runway excursion: DGCA suspends licences of two pilots for a year

An Alliance Air ATR-72 aircraft from Delhi with 55 passengers on board had gone off the runway in Jabalpur. The licence of two pilots has been suspended for a year following an investigation into the runway excursion that happened on March 12. The decision of the pilot flying (pilot flying) to continue in spite of long float resulted into long landing.
#DGCA #Jabalpur #BusinessIndustrial #TransportationLogistics


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Work on super-structure of Ayodhya Ram Temple begins; carving on 75K cft...

The construction of the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra in Ayodhya has already begun. So far, work on approximately 75,000 cft of Rajasthan Bansi Paharpur stone has been completed. The total requirement for the super-structure is approximately 4.45 lakh cft stone.
#AyodhyaRamTemple #ArtsEntertainment #VisualArtDesign #Architecture


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HT This Day: May 19, 1969 -- ‘It’s fantastic, it’s the greatest’

The Apollo-10 astronauts rode a Saturn V rocket into orbit today, and prepared to break away from the earth and hurtle towards the moon, a quarter million miles away. Air Force Col. Thomas P. Stafford and Navy Cmdrs. John W. Young and Eugene A. Cernan were thrust into a 115 by 118-mile orbit.
#ThomasP.Stafford #AirForce #Apollo10 #SaturnV #BusinessIndustrial #AerospaceDefense #SpaceTechnology


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Maharashtra sugar mills: Maharashtra government announces Rs 200 per tonne...

Maharashtra government announces an incentive of Rs 200 per tonne to sugar mills where crushing has taken place beyond May 1. Sugar mills will be allowed to function till surplus sugarcane crushing is complete, officials said. The area under sugarCane cultivation has increased this year by 2.25 lakh hectare.
#Maharashtra #BusinessIndustrial #AgricultureForestry


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Jeff Bezos fuels inflation spat with Joe Biden, says White House is...

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and US President Joe Biden exchanged words again over inflation. Biden recently called on the elite class to pay their taxes in order to lower the rising inflation. Bezos demanded a review of his tweet by the newly created Disinformation Board. The world's third-richest man is worth $136.6 billion.
#JeffBezos #Amazon #WhiteHouse #BusinessIndustrial #News #BusinessNews


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This Welsh Couple is Renting Goats as Eco-friendly Lawnmowers

Dawn Hart and Richard White have started UK’s first goat renting business where they offer their goats as an alternative to lawnmowers. The couple started their company Bio goats 2 rent three years ago and now have more than 200 goats. Goats have an incredible digestive system that enables them to eat even harmful species of plants like poison ivy, rose bush, thistle, and poison oak.
#DawnHart #Biogoats #Welsh #BusinessIndustrial #AgricultureForestry #Livestock


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Microsoft May Increase Salaries to Retain Talent: Report

Microsoft is reportedly planning to double its global budget, including employees’ salaries. The company aims to increase the merit-based salary and “range for annual stock-based compensation” by at least 25 percent for employees at the senior director level and below. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sent a memo to employees earlier this week.
#SatyaNadella #Microsoft #BusinessIndustrial #BusinessOperations


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Russia to take over Renault's Moscow factory; plans to revive Soviet-era...

Russia to take over Renault’s Moscow factory to revive Soviet-era car Moskvitch. Renault has given up its majority stake in AvtoVAZ with an option to buy it back within six years. Mayor of the Russian capital, Sergei Sobyanin, stated that the government has taken this decision to stop Renault's 45,000 workers from becoming unemployed.
#SergeiSobyanin #Renault #Soviet #Russian #Russia #AutosVehicles #BusinessIndustrial


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Tamil Nadu: Textile units go on strike demanding reduction in cotton, yarn prices

Textile units in Tiruppur, Karur and Erode have downed their shutters since Monday to draw the attention of the Union government to high cotton and yarn prices. Thousands of units involved in export, import, production and manufacturing of textile products, announced that they will halt their work on May 16 and May 17.
#TamilNadu #BusinessIndustrial #TextilesNonwovens


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Sensex, Nifty rally more than 2.50% each; Rupee plunges to all-time low

The 30-share BSE benchmark zoomed 1,344.63 points or 2.54 per cent to settle at 54,318.47 points. The broader NSE Nifty rallied 417 points to finish at 16,259.30 points. Both Sensex and Nifty logged their best single-day gain since February 15.
#Sensex #BusinessIndustrial #News #BusinessNews


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Rajnath Singh launches India-made 'Surat' and 'Udaygiri' warships in Mumbai

Defence minister Rajnath Singh launched two made-in-India warships 'Surat' and 'Udaygiri' at the Mazagon Docks in Mumbai on Tuesday. Both warships have been designed in-house by the Directorate of Naval Design (DND) and built at Mazgaon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd.
#RajnathSingh #DirectorateofNavalDesign #India #Mumbai #LawGovernment #Military #BusinessIndustrial


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Elon Musk's SpaceX planning to sell its shares to fund bid for Twitter: Report

SpaceX plans to sell existing shares to a select group of buyers starting May 17. There is suspicion that Elon Musk will be one of the sellers, according to the New York Post. The media agency reported that Musk has been trying to collect more money for his $44 billion Twitter takeover.
#ElonMusk #SpaceX #BusinessIndustrial #News #BusinessNews


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Govt allows exporting wheat consignments registered with customs authority...

Govt allows exporting wheat consignments registered with customs authority prior to ban order. The government has also allowed a wheat consignment headed for Egypt, which was already under loading at the Kandla port. On May 13 this year, the DGFT had notified the ban on export of wheat.
#DGFT #Egypt #BusinessIndustrial #TransportationLogistics #AgricultureForestry


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European Commission to urge members for full disruption of Russian gas supply: Report

Several states opposing EU's proposal to limit the export of Russian oil and gas. Landlocked countries, which are heavily dependent on Russia, are opposing the move. EU will try to convince the member states by considering emergency measures like a temporary cap on gas prices. The European countries are facing the worst-ever crisis as the prices of natural gas have increased seven-fold compared to long-time average prices.
#EuropeanCommission #Russian #European #Russia #LawGovernment #Government #BusinessIndustrial


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Mumbai water stock to last for nearly 3 months, sufficient even if monsoon is delayed

The seven lakes that provide drinking water to Mumbai have 3,21,891 million litres of water. The current water stock will last the city for 82 days and even if the monsoon is delayed in the city it will be sufficient. In 2021, the water stock on May 17 was at 18.26 per cent.
#Mumbai #BusinessIndustrial


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Musk says Twitter purchase will not go ahead without clarity on spam accounts

Billionaire Elon Musk is listed by Forbes as the world's wealthiest person, with a fortune of about $230 billion. He surprised many investors in April with news that he wanted to purchase Twitter. But his $44 billion buy of Twitter remained temporarily on hold pending questions over the number of fake accounts.
#Musk #Twitter #BusinessIndustrial #News #BusinessNews


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