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Govt to form inter-ministerial panel for setting up emergency landing facilities...

An inter-ministerial coordination group (IMG) is being constituted to achieve the objective of setting up emergency landing facilities along all major national highway corridors,...

DMRC plans housing project at Janakpuri in New Delhi

Delhi Metro, which has already started a residential project in Okhla, is planning to start another project adjacent to the Janakpuri (west) Metro station....

Extension plan of Kochi Metro gets a big boost with 175mn...

Kochi Metro Rail LTD’s (KMRL) extension plan has got a major boost with a French funding agency agreeing to provide a loan of around...

ABB wins order to supply 1600 Traction Transformers to Railways

Technology company, ABB has grabbed an order to supply 1600 tranction transformers to Indian Railways. The transformers will be manufactured locally in ABB’s Vadodara...

Railways to identify cost-effective energy options with least environmental impact: Suresh...

Railways Minister, Suresh Prabhu emphasized the need of identifying cost-effective options to achieve and realize an energy system with least environmental impact. It is...

The world could face an oil supply shortage by the end...

The International Energy Agency (IEA) announced "The world could face an oil supply shortage by the end of the decade", in its annual report...

BHEL, Trichy commissions captive solar photo voltaic power plant

A 5 Megawatt Peak (Mega Watt peak) grid interactive captive solar power plant has been commissioned by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL), Trichy, on...

India desires to use coal more efficiently to reduce carbon footprints:...

India desires to use coal more efficiently to achieve its climate objectives of reducing carbon footprints, Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy Minister,...

Saudi’s ACWA Power secures $220 million solar power contract in Morocco

A consortium led by Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power International has won a $220 million contract to build three solar power plants totalling 170 megawatts...

Govt decides to study duty impact on downstream aluminium sector

Government has decided to study the impact on the downstream aluminium sector before it goes ahead with any sort of duty protection for primary...

Gross non-performing assets in steel sector at Rs 1.15 lakh crore:...

Gross non-performing assets (NPAs) in the domestic steel sector, which accounts for 2 per cent of India's GDP, are around Rs 1.15 lakh crore,...

PGCIL awards Sterling and Wilson a Rs 250 crore project

Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL), has recently awarded Sterling and Wilson a Rs 250 crore project for extension of substations, transformers & reactors...

DBS set to lease 1 lakh sq ft of office space...

In the largest ever transaction in Nariman Point’s history, Singapore’s multinational bank, DBS Bank is set to pick up 1 lakh sq ft of...

20 nations sign framework agreement of International Solar Alliance as process...

Over 20 countries including France and Brazil became signatories to the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) putting it on track to...

BHEL secures export orders from Africa’s Togo, Benin

State-run power equipment maker, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has expanded its footprint in the international market by gaining export orders for supply of...

Spanish group secures Oman power station contract

Spanish construction giant, Tecnicas Reunidas said its engineering consultancy unit has been awarded a detailed design contract by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) for its...

Delhi-Meerut E-way may be allowed: Expert panel to NGT

The permission to National highways Authority India (NHAI) to build a bridge and its approach roads across the river for the Delhi- Meerut Expressway...

LafargeHolcim increases its stake in Indian cement firms for $317m

Cement manufacturing major, LafargeHolcim has announced that its subsidiary, Holderind Investments Ltd has increased its stake Indian cement firms– Ambuja Cement Ltd and ACC...

Karnataka finalizes the master plan for 100 urban local bodies: Industries...

Karnataka has finalized the master plans for about 100 out of 213 urban local bodies, Industries Minister, R.V.Deshpande has said. The State Government has...

India, ADB ink USD 500 mn loan agreement for country’s longest...

The union government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $500 million loan agreement to build a 9.8-km river bridge, the country’s longest,...