Tag: Insurability

Big telcos to thrive, small ones may fall: Standard & Poor’s


KOLKATA: Top operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular would strengthen their market positions since smaller, weaker telcos could find it difficult to acquire expensive spectrum and run profitable nationwide operations in a sector which is entering a phase of consolidation, rating agency Standard & Poor’s said. READ MORE…   SOURCE: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ Advertisements

Local airlines to fly less this summer; Jet Airways, SpiceJet and AI slash number of flights


From Oct onwards, domestic airlines on an average have struggled to fill even three-quarters of each flight. Dmand fall is a temporary blip in the industry.  NEW DELHI: All domestic airlines barring IndiGo and GoAir have decided to cut flights for the April-September 2014 period, known in aviation parlance as the Summer Schedule. Data from… Read More ›

Bulk drug industry needs to be strengthened’


There is a need to look at strengthening development of the bulk drug industry in India as the country offers tremendous potential in research and development, a senior government official said at the  5th India Pharma Summit.  MUMBAI: There is a need to look at strengthening development of the bulk drug industry in India as the… Read More ›

Solar Power: Cost of production dropped 60%; price to equal thermal power’s in three years


More importantly, the MP tender brought the price of solar power closer to the price of thermal power — produced from coal or gas, and India’s largest source.   Earlier this month, when Madhya Pradesh accepted the bid of Himgiri Energ y Ventures to supply solar power to the state grid at Rs 6.5 a unit,… Read More ›

FDI in pharma doubled during April to December


The government had cleared a Rs 5,168 crore proposal of US-based pharma firm Mylan Inc’s to acquire Indian generic drugs company Agila Specialties.  NEW DELHI: Foreign direct investment in the pharma sector has more than doubled to $1.26 billion during the April-December period of 2013-14 fiscal amid concerns over increasing acquisitions of domestic firms by… Read More ›

GMR may challenge order scrapping user development fee at Hyderabad airport


HYDERABAD: GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd is considering challenging the regulator’s order scrapping the user development fee at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here, a group official said today. The order by the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) will have a negative impact on the company’s financials, said Siddharth Kapur, chief financial officer of GMR Infrastructure’s… Read More ›

Tech firms, Indian airlines join hands for flight safety


NEW DELHI: Aviation technology firms are entering the Indian market in a big way, tying up with airlines like Air India, IndiGo and GoAir to provide critical components to enhance flight safety and run their businesses. Air India today signed a MoU with major US firm Honeywell to upgrade the landing and take-off gears of… Read More ›

Upbeat Boeing and Airbus revise 20-year market outlook for India


As per Boeing outlook, between 2013 and 2032 Indian airlines will buy 1,600 aircraft valued $205 billion.  HYDERABAD: Two of the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers – Boeing and Airbus – have both revised their 20-year market outlook for India stating that the country will see more aircraft sales till 2032 than what they had estimated… Read More ›

Lower sales, coal realisations take toll on Tata Power


A cap on FIIs in private banks restricts the extent of money that overseas portfolio investors can put into the proposed share sale Tata Power narrowed its consolidated loss to Rs 75 crore for the December 2013 quarter versus Rs 329 crore last year, but the overall performance is a far cry from Street’s estimates, which… Read More ›

Proposed US law could boost gas export to India


The surplus is largely due to rapid advances in the technology and extraction of shale gas and oil over recent years The latest version of a Bill in the US legislature for expedited approval on export of natural gas to World Trade Organization members could help India. Over the past year, surplus production of LNG (liquefied natural gas) in… Read More ›