Gujarat & Himachal Pradesh Poll Dates Announced

Assembly elections Gujarat will be held in two phases on December 13 and 17, while polls in Himachal Pradesh will take place on November 4, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday. Counting of votes will take place in the two states on December 20, Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath said. The notifications for the…

Nano to launch today

Tata Motors said it will launch its ultra-cheap Nano car in Mumbai on Monday — a vehicle meant to herald a revolution by making it possible for the world’s poor to purchase their first car. But few predict the snub-nosed Nano will be able to turn around the company, which has been beset by flagging…

World’s biggest petroleum refinery complex opens in Jamnagar

Reliance Industries Ltd’s new refinery in western Gujarat state began processing crude this week, nearly doubling company output and creating the world’s biggest refining complex just as global demand retreats. After reaching full capacity of 580,000 barrels per day (bpd), the $6 billion project, one of the most sophisticated in the world, will make the…

India’s refining hub to be largest in world – Jamnagar

Reliance Industries and Essar Oil , India’s largest private sector oil refiners, are set to create the world’s biggest petroleum refining hub as part of plans to expand their plants in Jamnagar, western India. Essar has announced a $6bn expansion plan to more than triple capacity at its refinery, while Reliance, at its site a…

Reliance Petroleum shares bought

Just what i was waiting for. A dip in the market and i picked up some more of Reliance Petroleum and Praj Industries‘ shares. Am hoping for some more correction so as to continue my cherry picking. A picture of Alkylation Plant – Depropaniser ODC being transported to the Reliance Petroleum’s Jamnagar factory. +++

India develops tsunami-warning system

India has developed its own tsunami warning system, barely three years after it was caught off guard when the sea waves spawned by a massive earthquake wreaked havoc along its southern coastline. The National Early Warning System for Tsunami and Storm Surges in the Indian Ocean, a project of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, has…