Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicBharat Petroleum Corp.

Topic: Bharat Petroleum Corp.

Plan to privatise Bharat Petroleum delayed as bidders struggle to find partners

The sale of state-run refiner-cum-fuel retailer BPCL would have fetched about $13 billion for the exchequer and other shareholders.

Mukesh Ambani invested in an AI company in 2014. It’s now monitoring fuel pipelines amid Covid

Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries made a rare $100,000 investment in Detect Technologies. Detect now has Exxon Mobil, Adani Transmission & Power Grid Corp as its clients.

How drones & mist cannons are helping India’s oil, gas and coal PSUs fight coronavirus

Energy PSUs are using drones to monitor social distancing at refineries, and mist cannons to spray disinfectants near workers’ quarters to ensure Covid doesn’t hit operations.

India cancels LPG shipment orders after over-estimating retail buying tempo

India’s 3 biggest state-owned refiners have negotiated cancellation of at least five cargoes of LPG due to arrive in May and June.

Modi govt plans to further ease FDI rules for insurance, aviation

Finance Ministry has suggested increasing limit on FDI in insurance companies to 74% from 49% and allowing foreign airlines to own Indian carriers.

Rupee has become hostage to oil price as India’s crude import bill surges

India's crude import bill has jumped 76% in July, pushing up dollar demand & forcing analysts to revise their Rupee forecasts.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Narendra Modi addresses the bureaucrats at Vigyan Bhawan | Photo: Praveen Jain| ThePrint

Modi govt’s assault on democracy is more sinister than the Emergency. Look at the differences

While the Emergency was brutal and sudden, Modi govt's moves are far more insidious and systemic and will undermine our society for a long time.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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