24 remote villages in Arunachal Pradesh to get a road at last

More than 4,000 people in 24 remote villages in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lower Siang district would get a proper road connectivity for the first time within a few months, an organisation which is spearheading the campaign for the construction of the road claimed Monday. The residents of 24 notified villages in remote Kangku circle of the […]

Oil prices surge on output cut pledge, US-China deal

Oil prices soared on Monday after Russia and Saudi Arabia renewed a pact to cap output, while the US agreed to halt raising tariffs on Chinese imports, stalling a trade row that many feared could hit demand for the commodity. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman “have agreed […]

Power firms cheer Gujarat’s tariff hike proposal, but many hurdles remain

The imported-coal-based thermal power units in Gujarat are delighted at the prospects of long-pending power tariff hike. However, the regulatory route continues to remain challenging. Following the directive of a Supreme Court order last month, the Gujarat government has asked its power distribution companies (discoms) to move the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) and seek […]