New Delhi: India on Friday issued an eagerly-awaited request for information (RFI) proposal or initial tender to procure 110 fighter aircraft in a late effort to make up for a depleted fleet of 31 squadrons much less than the required 45 fighter squadrons which is what India needs in case of a possible two-front war…
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has indicted Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPCL) for giving “undue favour” to its contractor firm Hindustan Construction Company Limited (HCCL) by not initiating any action for the recovery of interest of Rs 15.54 crore as per the provisions of agreement signed for executing the 100-MW Sainj power project…
Neeraj Chadha, Divisional Forest Officer, Kullu, said the Forest Department had imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh to The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for illegal dumping of muck during the construction of four-lane highway between Kullu and Manali.
LUCKNOW: While in a major U-turn, the Uttar Pradesh government rolled back its decision to privatise integrated power services in seven cities including state capital Lucknow in a late Thursday night decision, records show that contrary to government’s claims, line losses have increased in many districts, perhaps owing to excessive power pilferage.
MALAPPURAM: Protests against land acquisition survey for National highway 66 development turned violent in Kerala’s Malappuram district on Friday. Clashes left 15 policemen including Tirurangadi police inspector E Sunil Kumar injured. Injured policemen along with a 15 year old girl, who fainted during the protests were taken to Tirurangadi Taluk hospital.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Malayalees’ growing penchant for globetrotting has led to a steady rise in air traffic to various destinations from Kerala. Four international airports bear testimony. But another trend is emerging in the domestic sector — short-distance travel.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: It is the absence of proper management and maintenance of roads and allied infrastructure that gives riders a back-breaking experience. But now a change is on the cards as the Kerala Public Works Department (PWD) is moving forward with a new approach in road construction.
NEW DELHI: Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the first flight from Delhi to Pathankot at a ceremony held at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.
NEW DELHI: Indian state refiners plan to almost double oil imports from Iran in 2018/19, drawn by incentives offered by Tehran, sources with knowledge of the matter said, potentially helping Iran increase its share in the world’s third-biggest oil importer.
MILAN: Italy’s biggest utility Enel said on Friday it had won its first green energy tender in India and planned to expand further in the country.