Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh inaugurates the “Guru Gobind Singh Refinery” at Bathinda in Punjab. Guru Gobind Singh Refinery (GGSR) is a refinery owned by Hindustan Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL) a joint venture between HPCL and Mittal Energy Limited, a company owned by L N Mittal. It is located in village Phulokheri, Bhatinda, Punjab, India.
In Nepal, a 3-day India-Nepal crafts festival began in the capital Kathmandu. Inaugurating the festival, Nepal’s President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav held that such a common platform which would help artisans in both Nepal and India.
Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) inked an agreement on the supply of petroleum products for the next 5 years. As per the agreement, IOC has agreed to waive off 2.5% Price Adjustment Factor, which includes refinery and transportation charges among other technical losses under IOC’s existing price formula. As per NOC,
The Union Cabinet sanctioned a bill dealing entirely with sexual offences against children. The 'Sexual Offences Against Children Bill' aims rigorous punishment for sexual intercourse or contact with sexual intent with a child below 18 years. The punishment ranges from 3 years' imprisonment to life term for a person who commits sexual harassment, sexual assault,
The Gujarat Government has decided to stop procuring double-cross hybrid maize seed made by seed major Monsanto, which were distributed among the farmers in the tribal areas of the state under the tribal a development scheme. The seeds sold under the brand name 'prabal' were being distributed to farmers in the tribal regions under the