Daily Archives: February 6, 2018

China solar supplier grows in India to avoid trade controls

One of China’s biggest makers of solar panels said Tuesday it will invest $309 million to expand manufacturing in India in a move to guard against what it complained is a rising threat of import controls in the United States and other markets. Longi Solar Technology Ltd’s announcement follows the Trump administration’s Jan 24 decision

BP’s profits surge as it leaves downturn behind

BP’s profits more than doubled in 2017 to $6.2 billion powered by higher prices and output of oil and gas, allowing the company to resume share buybacks as it recovers from a three-year downturn. The London-listed company saw one of the strongest production increases in its history last year, lifting output to levels not seen

Border, Northeast push take ministry ahead of NHAI in road project awards

More than 15 years ago, the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) -led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government of the time made an incumbent’s election pitch around the so-called ‘India Shining’. Key to this pitch was the ‘Golden Quadrilateral’ project of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). Today, a decade and a half later, under another BJP-led

AirAsia starts Kuala Lumpur-Jaipur direct flight

Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia today said it will operate direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to the city four times a week. The airline is also offering a promotional scheme of all-in-fares of Rs 3,555 (one-way), beginning February 5 until February 11 for travel period between February 5 and July 31. The premium flatbed is also

PSPCL staff protest delay in salary

Abohar: The Joint Action Committee of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited Employees Union organised a rally for the sixth consecutive day at the divisional office here on Monday to express resentment over delay in payment of salary for the last month. Committee secretary Jarnail Singh said the PSPCL management had accepted the demand to

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