New air passenger-friendly norms soon

New Delhi, May 22 : Domestic air passengers will soon be able to avail of full refunds and additional compensation for flight delays/cancellations as the government on Tuesday put in the public domain a new ‘passenger charter’ for eliciting comments/suggestions before notifying them. The new air passenger charter seeks to amend current norms for charges […]

Petrol price highest ever in Chennai; up 30 paise across metros

New Delhi, May 22 : After reaching unprecedented highs in Delhi and Mumbai, petrol prices touched a record high in Chennai, at Rs 79.79 per litre on Tuesday. With this, the fuel price breached its previous record of Rs 79.55 in the city, hit in September 2013. Across the four metropolitan cities, prices rose around […]

First trainset to connect Bhopal in festive season

By Arun Kumar Das New Delhi, May 22 : The first trainset equipped with comfortable French-made seats, brakes and couplers from Germany alongwith Czech-made door system will be pressed into service between the national capital and Bhopal in October this year. Under hectic preparation at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai, efforts are on […]

Key equity indices rise marginally on value buying

Mumbai, May 22 : Amid volatility, the key Indian equity indices traded marginally higher on Tuesday afternoon — after declining in the last five trading sessions — due to value buying by investors. However, high crude oil prices and mixed cues from the Asian markets prevented further gains in the indices. At 12.33 p.m., the […]

India poised to join China as global leaders in renewables: Report

New Delhi, May 22 : India is poised to join China as the two global leaders in the renewable energy technology-led transformation, a US-based research institute said on Tuesday. India doubled solar installs to 10 GW in 2017-18 and is rapidly up-scaling capacity to strive towards the ambitious and transformational 100 GW of solar by […]