Hartek Solar said Thursday it has bagged orders for more than 100-kWp rooftop solar projects from about 25 households in the city. “Hartek Solar has secured most of the orders from owners of kanal houses, which have started opting for rooftop solar since the UT administration made solar systems mandatory for all buildings with an […]
Oil prices fell on Thursday, slipping back from four-month highs as investors focused on the risk that emerging market crises and trade disputes could dent demand. Benchmark Brent crude oil was down 70 cents a barrel at $79.04 by 0830 GMT. U.S. light crude fell $1.15 to a low of $69.22 a barrel. The International […]
Petronet LNG, India’s biggest liquefied natural gas importer, has paid a 12.5 per cent higher commission-on-profit to its chief executive Prabhat Singh and company directors in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018. According to the company’s Annual Report for 2017-18, Singh was paid a commission of Rs 22.50 lakh over and above his remuneration. […]
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested Senior Manager (Civil) of Northern Coalfields Ltd, Singrauli for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs10,000 from a complainant. During the probe, the CBI recovered cash and investments of about Rs. 1.92 cr. The arrested accused was later produced before the court and has been sent […]
In an all-out attack against the Congress, the BJP on Thursday alleged that the previous UPA government had given a “sweet deal” to the beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines to keep it afloat and suggested that the airline was perhaps owned by the Gandhi family. Attacking Rahul Gandhi at a press meet, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national […]
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd on Thursday said it had agreed to purchase aircraft part manufacturer MRA Systems from General Electric Co for $630 million. The Singapore-based company, which conducts maintenance and repair operations for airlines, said the deal would allow it to move upstream into the manufacturing and spare parts business for engine nacelles, the […]
MADURAI: A contractor with the highways department has approached the Madras high court alleging that his tender bid for a project was cancelled after it had been accepted as he had refused to pay bribe to authorities.
Calcutta: Coal India has set an “aspirational” production target of 652 million tonnes for 2018-19 with supply to the power sector estimated at around 525 million tonnes.
Calcutta: Spiralling oil prices could slow down the economy and make trade and investment unviable, Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra said on Wednesday, a day after the state effected a token Re 1 cut in petrol and diesel prices.
NEW DELHI: There was chaos inside Indira Gandhi International Airport’s Terminal-3 on Tuesday night after an Air India Express flight to Abu Dhabi was cancelled just an hour before its scheduled departure, forcing passengers to wait for nearly 13 hours at the airport.
Ranchi: Chief minister Raghubar Das is learnt to have turned down BJP state president Laxman Gilua’s request to reduce Value Added Tax (VAT) on fuel saying revenue earned from it was required to run welfare projects for the poor and build infrastructure.
Calcutta: The Bengal government has announced a reduction in the VAT on diesel and petrol so that prices of the fuel come down by Re 1 per litre from Wednesday.