Transportation

Air India will register operational profit this fiscal: Jayant Sinha

Union minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha on Friday expressed confidence that national carrier Air India will register operational profit in the current fiscal […]

Power

Orient Green, IL&FS may merge wind energy biz to create largest listed renewable energy firm

Chennai-based Orient Green Power Co. Ltd (OGPL) is in advanced talks to merge its wind energy assets with IL&FS Wind Energy Ltd, it said on Thursday. The proposed move would make it the top public-listed renewable energy firm in India with 1.2 gigawatt (GW) of operating wind power capacity […]

Opinion

Biomass energy since Independence: The growth of a green driver of economy

Most of the global energy today is produced from the combustion of organic matter, whether fossilised (coal, oil and petroleum gas) or, relatively recent, biomass (wood, agro residue, etc.), releasing carbon dioxide at an unprecedented rate and threatening the stability of the climate […]

Resources

Chennai Petroleum to shut crude unit, hydrocracker for a month

Chennai Petroleum Corp. (CPCL) will shut a 74,000 barrel per day (bpd) crude unit and some secondary units at its Manali refinery for a month from the last week of January for maintenance and upgrade, a source with knowledge of the plan said […]

Communications

DoT orders Aircel to inform customers about portability if Supreme Court cancels spectrum license

The department of telecommunications (DoT) has directed Aircel to inform its subscribers to avail mobile number portability in case the Supreme Court passes an order to cancel the company’s 2G licenses […]

Urban Development

Smart citizens make smart cities: GK Pillai

With India’s ambitious smart cities project in progress, the country is now one of the leading nations in demand for smart city technologies in the rapidly-expanding Asia- Pacific market, a report released by Smart Cities Council India on Wednesday said […]

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SBI’s Arundhati Bhattacharya eyes up to $1.5 billion capital raising next financial year

India’s biggest lender by assets, the State Bank of India, could tap capital markets next fiscal to raise up to $1.5 billion, its head said on Friday, though it first needs to complete a planned merger with its subsidiary banks […]