A mega heliport at Rohini in north Delhi and a helipad for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) being built by state-run Pawan Hans Helicopter Limited (PHHL) will be operational by mid-September.
After the games, the heliport will be used for chopper travel within the region, promoting travel and tourism, and generating business.
Education Finance Corporation, one which guarantees loans to students. The other investment is in the education sector by giving lower credit facilities to investors in the education sector where they have to repay the loans in 20 to 25 years. These loans would carry an interest rate of four per cent and the students need to repay the loans only after they get employed. Easier loans to students, investors on anvil: Kapil Sibal
BSNL ready for mobile number portability State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to start mobile number portability (MNP) by the scheduled Oct 31 deadline The country has been split into two number portability zones comprising 11 circles each and each zone is to be serviced by a separate MNP operator to avoid a monopoly scenario. Reports said the DoT is planning to tweak the MNP guidelines to allow a single company, Syniverse, to roll out its services nationally.
Cars like the Mini and the Honda Fit offer a more upscale driving experience than the frill-free automotive flounders that scour the bottom of the market for rental sales, college students and frugal commuters. But the 2011 Fiesta hews to the European hatchback ideal, and Europeans hold the bizarre expectation that small vehicles should act like real cars. Ford Fiesta: It’s not the least expensive small car you can buy
Maruti to use high strength steel in its variants by 2012 A move that will reduce the carbon emission by decreasing the weight of vehicles. This high strength steel is used in floor and chassis of the vehicle which also reduces weight of the car by 120 kg. Maruti consumes 6 lakh million tonnes of steel per annum and 50 per cent of it is being imported from Japan and Korea. "Out of the imported 50 per cent of steel, 15-20 per cent accounts for high strength steel.