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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Government yet to allocate a budget for the test bed as the process is in preliminary stage, according to a senior government official.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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
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.
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.
Going forward, commercial drone usage would increase in emerging sectors like insurance, telecom and delivery with a rise in drones as a service model.
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.
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.
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
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.