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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Fuel charges cannot be part of cancellation charges; IATA agents association
March 21, 2018 8:19:53 am

While several flights have been so far cancelled only for a few weeks, the disruption may go on for as long as Pratt & Whitney takes to send spare engines with the issues addressed completely.

March 14, 2018 1:08:38 am

RS Sharma said that the regulator cannot conduct a prior analysis of its decisions in terms of which party is it going to benefit. He also pointed out that market forces and competition could weed out the older technologies.

March 14, 2018 6:32:40 am

The commerce ministry has requested 7 states to jointly work with SEZ developers to resolve the issue in the next two years. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court is hearing a plea for returning such land to farmers.

Do not aspire to be PM, I am a contented man: Nitin Gadkari
March 7, 2018 12:55:07 am

In 2016-17, URLC accidents were 16.23 per cent out of the total consequential train accidents, according to the Ministry of Railways. There were 7,701 URLCs in India as on April 1, 2017.

March 7, 2018 12:47:46 am

Since India is not a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, the country cannot directly take part in the construction of nuclear power plants in other countries. However, it has individual pacts with Bangladesh and Russia for collaborations in the nuclear sector.

February 28, 2018 2:23:24 am

Government yet to allocate a budget for the test bed as the process is in preliminary stage, according to a senior government official.

February 28, 2018 2:18:40 am

Land cost for highway development has shot up from `0.9 crore/hectare in FY14 to `2.05 crore/hectare in FY16, which could be a key reason for people wanting to offer their land for acquisition.

February 21, 2018 7:18:47 am

Contribution of routes that have Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport as either origin or destination in top 17 sectors fell to 51 per cent in 2017 from 61 per cent in 2007.

February 21, 2018 2:38:13 am

The fact that most manufacturers at this year’s auto expo only showcased concepts on their EV displays, and a growing sense that not much progress has been made on the charging infra front may have caused the govt to backtrack on its plan.

India’s oldest gas-based fertilizer plant sees fresh hopes for revival
February 14, 2018 4:40:25 am

While the country’s first gas-based fertiliser plant was set up at Namrup in the early 1960s by the Fertiliser Corporation of India, the Namrup plants were bifurcated from the former’s successor Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Ltd in 2002 to constitute the BVFCL in 2002.

February 14, 2018 4:33:12 am

On January 22, 2018, another meeting, on the same topic was chaired by Singh, wherein he “indicated” in his opening remarks that the coal supply situation “is still critical” as there are “10 power stations with zero coal stock and around 45 power stations with coal stock for 1-6 days”.

Government clears coal linkage methodology for power producers
February 14, 2018 4:39:57 am

Paris agreement commitments by India, shrinkage in global coal consumption, tepid response to recent tranches of coal block auctions and emergence of renewable energy, have 'intensified' doubts on the future of coal, says a CIL study.

Uranium shipments
February 7, 2018 4:58:24 am

Power generation, of late has witnessed a marginal decline due to factors like tepid demand in the wake of a delayed industrial recovery and subdued bookings on account of domestic load

January 31, 2018 1:54:57 am

Today we see on the rolling stock side there is what we call an inverted GST structure. It means the inputs for the rolling stock are taxed much higher than the output, said Bharat Salhotra.

January 31, 2018 1:49:54 am

The Central government is learnt to have set up a committee chaired by the Member Planning, Central Electricity Authority to recommend the way forward for developing EV charging infrastructure in India.

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January 24, 2018 3:06:20 am

Going forward, commercial drone usage would increase in emerging sectors like insurance, telecom and delivery with a rise in drones as a service model.

January 24, 2018 6:38:03 am

The government has planned a Rs 15,000-crore investment to set up mobile towers in the Northeastern region as well as increasing broadband connectivity through the BharatNet project.

January 17, 2018 6:32:24 am

The issue of non-uniform block timings has now come under the lens of a Parliamentary panel which has suggested airlines to make the duration uniform and relieve passengers from spending more time in air.

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January 17, 2018 6:33:07 am

According to data provided by the 12 state governments to the Centre, only Rs 2,260 crore of the DMF amount was spent till the end of 2017. As on October 30, 2017, Odisha collected the highest Rs 3,548-crore DMF funds

January 18, 2018 1:19:39 am

Amid falling revenues, the low rate of collections under the composition scheme in the first quarter of GST roll-out has led the government to discuss ways for checking tax evasion and improve compliance, including speeding up work for early introduction of the e-way bill system.