New Delhi: A government-appointed committee has said the privatisation of Air India will have serious consequences on Haj flights and suggested the minority affairs and civil aviation ministries prepare their response in case the proposed privatisation goes through.
New Delhi: The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has invited bids for India’s first toll monetization project valued at Rs6,258 crore.
Accra: A tanker explosion at a gas-filling station in Ghana late Saturday, followed by a secondary blast, has left a number of casualties in the Legon suburb in northwest Accra, authorities said.
Nashik: The public works department (PWD) has decided to hire jet-patchers to repair potholes on state highways and major district roads as contractors have again boycotted the tenders floated by for the job.
Mumbai: The United Petroleum Front (UPF) on Saturday announced nationwide strike of dealers on 13 October to press for various demands including better margins and inclusion of petroleum products under the goods and services tax (GST) regime.
Melbourne: Several protests were held across Australia against Indian mining giant Adani’s proposed $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project, which has been delayed for years over environmental and financing issues.
Washington: An Indian-American entrepreneur has pitched for fast track mini nuclear reactors, saying they are economical and could be constructed within two years. Negotiations on mega nuclear power plants with US companies Westinghouse and General Electric are either in doldrums or moving at snail’s pace.
Mumbai: Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday agreed to sell the first of its shale gas ventures—upstream Marcellus shale gas assets in northeastern and central Pennsylvania in the US—for $126 million.
New Delhi: Soon after India started importing crude oil from the US at $2 a barrel cheaper than Dubai crude, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan told the 14-member cartel of producing nations, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec), that New Delhi has other buying options.
With roads at the centre of infrastructure development, the National Highways Authority of India’s (NHAI’s) decision to tap funds through innovative methods brings hopes of new orders for developers.