Will stick to EPC in road projects for now: Nitin Gadkari
“We will do more of EPC projects at the moment,” Gadkari told ET in a brief interaction. With the ministry’s priority being monetisation of assets, engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) — which is entirely funded by the government —is the preferred mode of project award, Nitin Gadkari said.
Share market update: Nifty Commodities index gains; Coal India climbs 2%
The Nifty Commodities index was trading 0.45 per cent up at 3516.95.
After price cap, local stent makers capture 60% of market
Price regulation has also allowed better margins to Indian companies even as locall...
NPR authorities examining ways to allay NRC fears
The final decision to bring a disclaimer in the NPR form or its parameters would be taken by the next month, sources said. On Tuesday, Union home minister Amit Shah said that NPR data cannot be used for NRC and the two processes are not linked.
Rape investigation into French author Gabriel Matzneff begins after book details his sexual relationships with underage girl
The probe was launched after an examination of the book 'Consent'.
TRAI extends deadline for comments on issue of transparency in publishing of tariff offers
No further request for extension would be entertained, TRAI said in a statement. Last month, telecom regulator had invited public views on enhancing transparency in disclosure of phone services rates and mooted an idea of introducing tariff calculator to help customers find the best plans to suit their usage.
Republic Day: No flight operations for nearly 2 hours at Delhi airport on Jan 18, 20-24, 26
According to a notice to airmen (NOTAM) issued by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Sunday, "no landing and take off" would be "permitted" at Delhi International Airport between 10.35 am and 12.15 pm on January 18, 20-24 and 26, due to "Republic Day Celebrations".
GNFC to contest DoTs demand notice
Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals (GNFC) has contested the telecom department’s demand for Rs 15,019 crore in additional licence fee, interest and penalties for holding V-SAT and internet service provider (ISP) licences, and plans to take legal action against the notice, said company executives. GNFC considers itself unliable to pay any further dues.
DoT to seek Trai proposal on pricing of 26 GHz band
The Department of Telecommunications will now seek pricing recommendations from the Trai for the band.
Norwegian author, who accused Kevin Spacey of sexual misconduct, commits suicide
Ari Behn was best known for penning the short story collection 'Sad as Hell'.
IBF moves Delhi HC against Trai’s interconnect agreement clauses
The revised regulations demand broadcasters to disclose the details of their commercial deals with cable and DTH players to the authority, including individual agreements like marketing and placement, agreements on advertisement slots and extended credit facility.
Telcos want DoT to make early referral to Trai for recos on 26 MHz band
COAI had previously said that DoT’s proposal to use low power of 7 decibel-watt for 5G base station will require 16 times more base stations to adequately provide coverage, thus making the rates of service unaffordable for the people.
Share market update: Nifty Commodities index up, Steel Authority of India zooms 9%
The Nifty Commodities index was trading 1.52 per cent up at 3490.05.
NHAI eyes law tweaks to form land banks
NHAI plans to seek amendments in the National Highways Act to acquire more land to create land banks.
Russian authorities raid Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s Moscow office
Navalny and his allies said the raid on his Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) was carried out by the Federal Bailiffs Service and was connected to his refusal to delete a video investigation which levelled graft allegations against Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and billionaire businessman Alisher Usmanov.
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