Govt. stance on capital airport flayed

The government is under pressure from stakeholders involved in airport decision-making and those working for development of the capital for seeking legal remedy to keep the Adani Enterprises Limited (AEL) from managing, operating and operating the Thiruvananthapuram international airport for the next 50 years. The move of the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC), which […]

Only 101 km of NH laid in 4 years

Only 101 km of the 28,532 km of National Highways newly laid in the country (NH) between April 2014 and March 2018 has been in the State. Of the 101 km, 29 km was constructed in 2014-15, 10 km in 2015-16, 45 km in 2016-17, and 17 km in 2017-18. Kerala is 27th among the […]

Power shutdown today

Due to the maintenance work in 22KV Kanuvapet feeder, power supply to the following areas shall be interrupted on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The affected places are V. Manavely, Odiyampet, Thirumal Nagar, Jayakrishna Nagar, Ambedkar Nagar, I.O.C Road, Thiruveni Nagar, Thillai Nagar, Uthiravakinipet, V. Thattanchavady Main Road, Thanducarai and surrounding areas.

HC Bench seeks report from NHAI

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday directed the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to file a report to ascertain whether the lack of foot overbridges for pedestrians was leading to an increase in the number pedestrian deaths. A Division Bench of Justices N. Kirubakaran and S. S. Sundar sought data […]

Assam to be oil exporting hub for Southeast Asia

Assam is slated to soon become one of India’s major oil exporting hubs catering to the eastern neighbours of the country and Southeast Asia, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday. The Minister based his prediction on a slew of projects for augmenting oil exploration, refining and transportation capacity in various stages of completion in […]

EverSource, NIIF, CDC to invest $330 mn in Ayana Renewable

EverSource Capital along with National Investment and Infrastructure Fund of India (NIIF) have partnered U.K. government’s CDC Group to invest $330 million in Ayana Renewable Power (Ayana), the renewable energy platform founded by CDC. EverSource Capital, a joint venture between Everstone Capital and Lightsource BP, manages Green Growth Equity Fund (GGEF) that has NIIF and […]