Five labourers were dead and five missing after an avalanche buried them at Khardung La in Leh on Friday morning as they dug snow, reportedly for a helicopter landing trial by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL).
The Rafale scandal has exploded back in the face of Narendra Modi with a news report attributing a leap in the price of each fighter to the Prime Minister’s “out-of-the-blue” decision to buy 36 planes instead of the 126 planned initially.
The Indian Navy has tweeted that the body of one Meghalaya miner has been found 160-foot-deep in the rat hole mine where 15 miners were stuck since December 13.
In a fresh twist to Jet Airways’ road to resolution, chairman Naresh Goyal has offered to invest up to Rs 700 crore in the carrier under the condition that his stake should not fall below 25 per cent. Goyal’s proposal came on a day lenders to the troubled airline indicated that they would follow RBI…
Lenders to Naresh Goyal-controlled Jet Airways, the troubled full service airline that missed a December 31 deadline to pay its dues, met here on Wednesday to consider a resolution plan even as speculation swirled about partner Etihad Airways’ conditional offer to raise its stake in the carrier.
Work on Ranchi’s much touted smart roads, or thoroughfares with underground ducts for drains and electrical and optic fibre cables, is likely to begin from the fourth week of January, more than a year after these were announced.
Qatar Airways has said it is not in the race to acquire a stake in Jet Airways. The development comes ahead of a lenders’ meeting that could discuss a resolution plan for the carrier, which is in the midst of a financial crisis.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has sent a detailed report to the Bengal government on the design of the proposed terminal building and ancillary infrastructure at Bagdogra airport so that land can be acquired.
The mining accident in Meghalaya, where 15 coal diggers are missing since December 13, has brought to the fore how inextricably important coal is to the people and lawmakers of the state.
The oil ministry is hopeful of a cut in customs duty on liquefied natural gas (LNG) to zero per cent from 2.5 per cent in the interim budget on February 1. Officials said there was a possibility of a reduction in the customs duty on LNG as it would help in the government’s effort to…