Indian Army is set to procure 'Made in India' Mobile Integrated Network Terminal (MINT) systems to enhance its operational communication capability under the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan'.
The system is envisaged as a lightweight, portable, state of art integrated communication solution with satellite backhaul and wireless access system to support voice, video and data.
The projects under industry-funded 'Make-II' category involve prototype development of equipment, system, platform or their upgrades or their sub-systems/ sub-assembly/assemblies/ components, with a focus on import substitution.
The United States overtook Saudi Arabia as India's second biggest oil supplier as refiners boosted cheaper US crude purchases to record levels to offset OPEC+ supply cuts.
India's imports from the United States rose 48 per cent in February from the prior month, accounting for 14 per cent of India's overall imports.
In contrast, February imports from Saudi Arabia fell by 42 per cent from the previous month. Saudi Arabia slipped to No. 4 for the first time since at least January 2006.
Iraq continued to be the top oil seller to India despite a 23 per cent decline in purchases to a five-month low. Iraq has reduced annual supplies of oil to several Indian refiners to meet its obligations under the group's production deal.
The Road Transport and Highways Ministry has notified on March 12 the vehicle recall policy for manufacturers which will come into effect from April 1.
Depending on the number and types of vehicles (two-wheelers, three-wheelers, four-wheelers, among others) that have to be recalled, the Government can impose fine of up to ?10 lakh, ?20 lakh, ?50 lakh or ?100 lakh.
The Ministry had issued draft notification for vehicle recall policy mid-last year. A portal will be up and running for such vehicle recalls where consumers can lodge their complaints related to various issues.