Bids for oil & gas fields extended to November 21

Bengaluru, Oct 14 : The bid round for 67 small discovered oil and gas fields across the country had been extended from october 31 to November 21 at the behest of investors and vendors, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday. “We have extended the last date for submission of bids to […]

Phasing out greenhouse gases will send signal to world markets: Kerry

By Vishal Gulati Kigali (Rwanda), Oct 14 : The adoption of an ambitious hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) phase down amendment could avoid up to half a degree Celsius of warming by the end of this century and such actions would send a powerful signal to the world markets, US Secretary of State John Kerry said here on […]

India, Russia pact likely on Kudankulam n-plant units 5, 6

New Delhi, Oct 14 : Talks between India and Russia for setting up units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) are at an advanced stage and a general framework agreement could be announced after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of BRICS Summit […]

Darjeeling’s toy train service suspended due to landslides

Siliguri, Oct 14 : Toy train services in the Darjeeling hills were suspended due to landslides caused by heavy rainfall, a railways official said on Friday. “Toy train jungle safari ride between New Jalpaiguri station and Rangtang near Siliguri was suspended due to major landslides. Due to heavy rainfall for last three days, landslides occurred […]

Hefty pay hike, stocks for Infosys managers, executives

Bengaluru, Oct 14 : Software major Infosys on Friday announced a hefty compensation and stock options to its key managers and high-performing executives in recognition of their contribution to the company’s robust growth. “On the recommendation of the nomination and remuneration committee, the board of directors has approved the revised annual compensation of Director and […]