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January 27, 2021

Govt advances target of 20% ethanol-blending in petrol by 5 years to cut dependency on imports

India has preponed the target of achieving 20 per cent ethanol-blending with petrol by five years to 2025 as it looks to cut dependence on costly oil imports, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday.India has preponed the target of achieving 20 per cent ethanol-blending with petrol by five years to 2025 as it looks to cut dependence on costly oil imports, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday.

Budget 2021: Centre likely to announce sale of IDBI Bank, stake in LIC, say sources

The Centre is likely to announce the sale of a 10% to 15% stake in state-run Life Insurance Corp, the country's biggest insurer, in the upcoming Union Budget, as part of a privatisation push to improve public finances, news agency Reuters reported citing two government sources.The Centre is likely to announce the sale of a 10% to 15% stake in state-run Life Insurance Corp, the country's biggest insurer, in the upcoming Union Budget, as part of a privatisation push to improve public finances, news agency Reuters reported…

Facebook says it will permanently stop recommending political groups to users

Facebook Inc`s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that the company would no longer recommend civic and political groups to users of the platform. The social media company said in October that it was temporarily halting recommendations of political groups for US users in the run-up to the presidential election. On Wednesday Facebook said it would be making this permanent and would expand the policy globally.Facebook Inc`s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that the company would no longer recommend civic and political groups to users of…
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