Citing high resettlement and rehabilitation costs, China is planning to make an exit from 750-megawatt West Seti hydropower project in Nepal, reported the South China Morning Post quoting sources in Kathmandu. A high-level delegation from CWE Investment Corporation, a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation that had undertaken to execute the project in a memorandum […]
India has invited Pakistani experts to visit the sites of its two hydropower projects on the Chenab river next month to address its concerns, but hinted at continuation of the work on them despite Islamabad’s objections, a senior Pakistani official has said. After the conclusion of the two-day high-level bilateral talks on the Indus Waters […]
The Punjab State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission here has ordered two airlines to jointly pay a compensation of Rs 35 lakh to a woman and her two minor children for the “mental agony, tension, harassment” suffered by them after being asked to deboard a Toronto-bound flight at Delhi airport last year. Minali Mittal along with […]
The Airport Authority of India (AIA) is planning to chuck out the small and slow-moving turboprops with an eye on optimising the capacity of large airports like Delhi and Mumbai. Turboprop aircrafts are smaller in size and are often considered as a cross between a piston prop airplane and a turbine engine jet. Turboprops are […]
Oil prices slipped on Friday as concerns over the impact of a global trade war depressed sentiment, although impending U.S. sanctions on Iran and falling Venezuelan output limited losses. Benchmark Brent crude oil was down 40 cents a barrel at $77.37 by 0840 GMT. U.S. light crude was 30 cents lower at $69.95. U.S. President […]
Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) on Friday said it has bagged a contract worth Rs 19.07 billion from the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) for package-7 of Nagpur-Mumbai Samruddhi Expressway project. The contract involves the development of package-7 from 296 km to 347 km, which is a part of Maharashtra government’s flagship Rs 460-billion […]
Nearly two years after a resolution was passed in the Maharashtra Assembly, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has finally been rechristened as Chhatrapati Shivaji ‘Maharaj’ International Airport. Confirming the development, Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said the long-pending demand of the state had been fulfilled.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai has been renamed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu tweeted on Thursday. The Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL), that manages the airport, has not commented on the issue yet.
Diesel prices Friday hit a fresh record high of Rs 70.21/litre after witnessing an increase of Rs 0.28 per litre in New Delhi. Prices increase Rs 0.30/litre in Mumbai, taking the price to Rs 74.54. Petrol, meanwhile, is being sold in New Delhi at a price of Rs 78.52/litre after witnessing an increase of Rs […]
Developers bid record low prices to sell power from solar projects to be built on rooftops of government and private buildings in auctions conducted by Madhya Pradesh.
Low-cost carrier GoAir is expected to induct 13 A320neo planes by December, said the airline’s Chief Executive Officer Cornelis Vrieswijk on Thursday.
Reliance Infrastructure (R-Infra) on Wednesday said that it has cut its debt to about a third to just Rs 7,500 crore, following the sale of its Mumbai power distribution business to Adani Transmission in a deal valued at Rs 18,800 crore.