All stories by Jayajit Dash
Tourism industry staring at huge losses in 2020Rediff.com29 Apr 2020
The most visible and immediate impact of COVID-19 is seen in the hotel and tourism sector in all its geographical segments - inbound, outbound and domestic.
Travel, hospitality industries stare at Rs 5-trn revenue lossRediff.com20 Apr 2020
Besides urging the Centre for extension of loan moratorium, the hotel and travel industries have also demanded deferment of GST and advance tax payments and waiver of fees for all forthcoming licences and permits.
How Odisha is winning the coronavirus fightRediff.com14 Apr 2020
From announcing a lockdown and extending its tenure, setting up the country's first two exclusive Covid-19 hospitals, creating a hotspot zone, providing doorstep medical service and making masks compulsory, the state is doing all it can to dwarf the virus.
Continuing with its focus on R&D, Tata Steel plans to develop 40 high-end productsRediff.com11 Jun 2019
New products being designed mainly for auto, oil & gas sectors; firm is raising Kalinganagar plant capacity from three mtpa to eight mtpa
Things that you did not know about Walmart, AmazonRediff.com16 Apr 2019
If Walmart is spinning success stories of Indian manufacturers in global markets, Amazon is taking 'Make in India' to the world, bolstered by its 'Global Selling Programme'
How govt plans to fund the mother of all highway projectsRediff.com21 Feb 2019
Over the years, NHAI's expenses have spiraled due to sharp increase in land acquisition costs, while budgetary support has shrunk, leading it to fall back on internal resources and market borrowings
How GST is stifling states' autonomyRediff.com24 Dec 2018
Higher reliance on GST receipts for revenue reduces states' autonomy as these receipts depend on tax rates decided by the GST Council, a report by Delhi-based non-profit, PRS Legislative Research shows.
150,000 households need to be electrified each dayRediff.com25 May 2018
And it has to be done in less than 200 days!
Setback for Patnaik govt as CII pulls out from Make in Odisha 2.0Rediff.com11 Apr 2018
CII, in a communication with the state industries department, cited it had a packed schedule for the year and the dates frozen for the Make in Odisha conclave clashed with a major national summit hosted by the industry body.
Honda to roll out two new models; commits Rs 800 cr capexRediff.com18 Oct 2017
HMSI is the biggest player in scooter market with a share of 60 per cent
222 mineral blocks to be auctioned offRediff.com15 Mar 2017
Nine mineral-rich states -- Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Telangana -- are readying 75 blocks for auction.
Honouring the man who caught Nathuram GodseRediff.com1 Jun 2016
Raghunath Nayak, a gardener at Birla House, displayed immense courage in chasing the Mahatma's murderer, overpowering him at the risk of his life.
Govt clears the deck to restart 26 coal minesRediff.com22 Apr 2015
Operations at 26 mines are set to commence again within a couple of months.