Recently, in the city of Amravati, petrol price did the unthinkable: it crossed L K Advani’s age. Nonagenarian ‘petrol’ should soon hit a hundred and shortly after, a double ton. Only after that, it should be allowed to settle down. Let me tell you. First up, our heart bleeds for petrol Today, at
For two years 2016-17 and 2017-18 there was a fall in production of coffee. While domestic consumption doubled over a decade, according to the Coffee Board, exports have not been promising. The recent extensive damage caused by rains predict a steep fall in production of coffee in the coming season. “There
Improved margins for SAIL The persistent strategic approach helped SAIL to strengthen the EBIDTA to Rs.5184 crore in 2017-18, a substantial increase over 2016-17, said Saraswati Prasad, CMD, SAIL. SAIL achieved its highest ever production of hot metal of 15.983 MT, crude steel of 15.021 MT and saleable steel of 14.071 MT.
The long cherished dream of Chennaiites to have piped gas supply for domestic use can be realised soon. There is also the opportunity to switch to LNG for public transportation. A potential for providing 45.5 lakh PNG connections and over 300 CNG stations has been estimated for Chennai, Tiruvallur and
Several small commercial banks in the private sector have been taking extensive recourse to technology and have come out with excellent results. The 102-year old Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) is a good example. Managing Director & CEO, P R Seshadri, announcing the results of the bank for 2017-18, explained the transformation
It is a commendable effort: to recognise, applaud and honour path-breaking entrepreneurs. C K Ranganathan, Chairman & Managing Director, Cavinkare Pvt Ltd has been presenting awards in the name of his illustrious father R Chinnikrishnan, father of the sachet revolution. CK: a great leader Starting his first business as a manufacturer of
Karthik studied at Srividyasram in rural Vadakurangaduthurai. Pursued a diploma in medical equipment services in Chennai. Works as a service mechanic in Mumbai. Karthik’s father works as a sweeper at Srividyasram. With understandable pride and tears welling his eyes the latter referred to his son flying from Mumbai to pay