Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday assured the automobile industry of a steady supply of Bharat Stage-6(BS-6) emission norms compliant fuel by 2020. According to the Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, the fuel will be available across the country from April 1, 2020. Pradhan was speaking at the 58th […]
India requires stringent steps to ensure maximising the efficiency of its existing coal-fired power plants to achieve nationally determined contributions under the landmark 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement, a report said on Thursday. The report by the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad, favours retiring old coal plants, scaling up new and alternative fuels, reducing end-use energy […]
Oil prices dipped on Thursday as emerging market turbulence weighed on sentiment, while a deadline neared for a potential new round of U.S. tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods. U.S. sanctions against Iran, however, prevented prices from falling further as they are expected to tighten the market after being implemented from November, traders […]
Low cost carrier SpiceJet has on a trial basis stopped taking hot meals for crew on its flights and will instead give cabin crew and pilots operating domestic flights a daily allowance of Rs 300 so that they can have hot meals at airport terminals or buy on board. The crew have been told if […]
State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has made oil and gas discoveries in Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal that may potentially open up two new sedimentary basins in the country, the firm’s director for exploration has said. ONGC had previously opened six out of India’s seven producing basins for commercial production. It is in […]
With Jet Airways delaying salaries of its pilots and engineers for the second consecutive month amid a severe financial crunch, its pilots have warned the management of “non-cooperation” over default on payments. The Naresh Goyal-promoted private airline, in which UAE national carrier Etihad holds 24 per cent stake, is facing acute cash crunch after posting […]
India’s efforts to sell a $1.6 billion stake in Oil & Natural Gas Corp has run into concerns that government policies on fuel pricing would weigh on the state-run explorer’s share price, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Investors and fund managers that met with Indian government officials during a U.S. roadshow last […]
The United States and India are engaged in “very detailed conversations” over Washington’s request to completely stop India’s oil imports from Iran, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Thursday. U.S. President Donald Trump this year ordered the reimposition of economic curbs on Iran after withdrawing his country from a 2015 nuclear deal between […]
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed Air India to ensure its panel, looking into the sexual harassment allegations by an air hostess against one of its senior officials, ensures confidentiality of the names of the witnesses who would depose in support of the complainant.
NEW DELHI: Days after the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a circular stating that dumping excreta from a flying airplane would attract a fine of Rs 50,000, the aviation regulator Tuesday told the National Green Tribunal that it was impossible to dump human waste mid-air from aircraft toilets.
HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) officials, who finished the process of identification of structures to be removed on the Mumbai-Hyderabad national highway in Balanagar, are likely to demolish the office buildings of Balanagar Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Law and Order and Balanagar police station as part of road extension and construction of […]
KOCHI: As per the initial assessment, the KSEB has suffered a financial loss of Rs 5 crore in the floods. The volume of loss was calculated after the assessment of both the electricity circles in the district. In Perumbavoor area alone, the KSEB has incurred a loss of Rs 3.5 crore.