An investment of about Rs 50,000 crore is expected in setting up of CNG stations and pipelines to take cooking gas to households in 50 towns and cities that were bid out for city gas licence in the 10th round, oil regulator PNGRB said. As many as 225 bids were received for a licence to […]
Essar Oil UK Wednesday announced acquisition of BP’s stake in a pipeline and oil terminals in the UK to get rights over infrastructure used by its Stanlow refinery for evacuation of petroleum products. Essar Oil will acquire 11 per cent stake of BP in the UK Oil Pipeline (UKOP), which transports products from Stanlow refinery, […]
India’s highest-commercial airport Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh, Jammu and Kashmir is set to get wings! Yes, the Leh airport, which is located at 3,256 meters above sea-level, will have a new domestic terminal building. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently laid the foundation stone for a new domestic terminal building. The new terminal building […]
Air India chief Pradeep Singh Kharola has been appointed Civil Aviation secretary as part of a minor top-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected on Wednesday, according to an official order. Kharola, a 1985-batch IAS officer of the Karnataka cadre, was in November 2017 named the chairman and managing director of Air India Ltd. He took over the […]
China plans to build four nuclear-powered aircraft carrier by 2035 in order to catch up with the world’s strongest US Navy, says a report. China is rapidly building a blue army as it flexes its muscles in international waters and feuds with over half a dozen countries, including the US, in the South China Sea. […]
Pilots of crisis-hit Jet Airways this week discussed the current situation and are likely to take a final call next month in case the airline fails to adhere to the timeline set for partial payment of salaries, according to a source. Grappling with acute financial woes, the full service carrier is looking to restructure debt […]
Big infrastructural boost for Odisha! Today, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated many National Highway projects in Odisha in a bid to reduce traffic congestion and ensure the safety of road users. The minister laid the foundation stone for several projects including the four laning of 41.726 km Talcher-Kamakhyanagar stretch of NH 200/23, […]
BHUBANESWAR: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate and lay foundation stone of a slew of projects during his one day visit to the State on Wednesday. Gadkari will perform the ground breaking ceremony of three national highway (NH) projects, estimated to cost Rs 2,345 crore, in Dhenkanal district.
BHUBANESWAR: The State-run power trading utility, Grid Corporation of Odisha Limited (Gridco), on Tuesday urged Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) for upward revision of bulk supply price to meet its annual revenue requirement for 2019-20.
KOCHI: Despite the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) witnessing stiff protest from the public over the collection of toll along the Container Road, the agency could generate a revenue receipt of around Rs 1.75 lakh within three days. As per the information sourced from the NHAI, the agency could collect nearly Rs 39,000 on […]
Overseas passenger traffic is likely to take a hit at the international airport here as Air India Express has announced suspension of its service on the Tiruchi-Sharjah-Tiruchi sector for two days in a week with effect from February 17 to March 31.
Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission chairman Justice G. Bhavani Prasad called upon the energy sector to offer electricity at affordable prices to consumers in general and to industries in particular.