Daily average output in August dipped from the previous month to 2.59 million tonnes, the lowest since April this year, according to Reuters calculations based on the official data.
The government left unchanged its overall assessment that the economy is recovering at a moderate pace in its monthly report for September, released on Friday.
Fuel prices have been on a rise since mid-August, rising almost every day due to a combination of a drop in the dollar-rupee and rise in crude oil prices.
China and the United States are set to return to the table with the threat of new US tariffs looming after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin extended the invitation to counterparts in Beijing.
An initial draft on national e-commerce policy has suggested the adoption of a common definition of e-commerce for the purpose of the domestic policy.
Hedging can reduce risks associated with volatility in oil prices, acting as an insurance contract to lock in a future selling price and fix spending plans. Such longer-term bets signal US producers will continue to expand output, keeping a lid on prices, according to crude traders and brokers.
In top exporter India, rates for the 5 percent broken parboiled variety fell by $5 to $371-$375 per tonne this week, the lowest in 17 months.
The four-week moving average of initial claims, considered a better measure of labor market trends as it irons out week-to-week volatility, fell 2,000 last week to 208,000, also the lowest level since December 1969.
According to the Digital Commerce report 2017, online travel industry continues to grow strongly with 54 percent share while share of online non-travel has improved over the previous year to reach 46 percent.
The PSB boards are still not adequately professionalised, and the government, rather than a more independent body, still decides board appointments, with inevitable politicisation.
Recent signals from Brussels have buoyed hopes that the United Kingdom and the EU can agree and approve a proper divorce agreement before the UK leaves on March 29, though the sides are still divided on about one fifth of the detail of a deal.
According to EY's private equity monthly deal tracker report, August 2018 recorded USD 830 million across 18 exits with two USD 200 million plus deals.
The Chabahar port is being considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by India, Iran and Afghanistan with central Asian countries besides ramping up trade among the three countries in the wake of Pakistan denying transit access to New Delhi.
Merchandise exports during September quarter 2017-18 stood at USD 74.21 billion and non-oil exports stood at USD 65.17 billion.
One of the many challenges that the central bank faced at that time was to keep the markets going and deal with the rumours of ICICI Bank's crunch as well as liquidity squeeze.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved continuation of the Capacity Development Scheme for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20 with an outlay of Rs 2,250 crore, an official statement said.
An increase in interest rate to shore up the rupee, that hit a fresh lifetime low on September 12, is also being talked about in some quarters.
There has been a clamour for an excise duty cut owing to rising fuel prices and depreciating rupee
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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs raised the procurement price of ethanol derived from 100 per cent sugarcane juice to Rs 59.13 per litre from the current rate of Rs 47.13, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told a news conference.
Consumer food price inflation, a metric to gauge changes in monthly kitchen costs, fell 0.29 percent in August from 1.37 percent a month ago.
"In last six months we conducted ground breaking ceremonies of 50 project entailing an investment of over Rs 17,000 crore," he said at the well-attended function.
The remaining un-electrified broad gauge routes comprising 108 sections, covering 13,675 route kilometers (16,540 track kilometers) at a cost of Rs 12,134.5 crore, has been approved, it said.
There has been a 20 percent year-on-year jump in insurance covers taken