The globally-recognized strengths of Nordic countries in areas of clean technologies, environmental solutions, ports modernization and cold-chains etc fit well with “our vision for India’s transformation”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday before departing on a four-day visit to Sweden and Britain April 17-20.
Passengers of the proposed bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad will have to pay anywhere between Rs 250 and Rs 3,000 depending on their destination, a senior official said.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today asked caterers to provide quality food on trains — an instruction he gave while himself observing a fast.
The government today gave an ex-post facto approval to a proposal for entering into Headquarters Agreement between India and International Solar Alliance (ISA).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave a 100-day deadline to the heads of central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) to come out with a roadmap with “measurable targets” for strengthening state-owned companies and promoting development activities.
The latest amendment in the solar project bidding norms is positive for solar developers but uncertainty remains over the pending decision on safeguard duty, says a report by Icra.
The government today ruled out any immediate reduction in excise duty to cushion relentless rise in international oil prices that have sent retail diesel rates in India to record high and petrol to four-year high.
The newly-created arm of state-run gas major Gail India, Konkan LNG, will pump in around Rs 3,000 crore to double the capacity at its liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Dabhol in the Konkan region of Maharashtra to 10 million tonne over the next three years.
Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said the government is open to Saudi oil giant Aramco’s interest to own majority stake in the proposed Rs 3-trillion refinery at Ratnagiri, which when completed will be the largest single location refinery complex in the world with a capacity of 60 million tonne.
A day after India received its first LNG cargo from the US under a long-term supply deal, the Trump administration has said that New Delhi is a key partner in promoting its strategic energy security goals.