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“Boosting private investment in the Indian railways” by Nitin Sarin

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014

Rarely do you find a transportation system in the world, which can boast about transporting a massive 23 million persons in a single day: The Indian Railways is one such system....

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What you should know about Road Transport challenges in India

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015

The eyes of the world are on India, an economic power that is steadily growing in strength and influence. Overcoming its road transportation handicaps is vital if the country is to...

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New research study: Smart cities and sustainable transport  (1st edition)

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015

In his budget speech, Union Finance Minister Arjun Jaitley said that “unless new cities are developed to accommodate the burgeoning number of people, the existing cities wouldsoon...

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Rail Budget 2015: No Increase in Passenger Fares, No New Trains Announced

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015

Suresh Prabhu announced no new trains in his Railway Budget today. He also said that there will be no increase in passenger fares, disappointing markets. via Rail Budget 2015: No...

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Rail Budget 2015: No Increase in Passenger Fares, No New Trains Announced

Rail Budget 2015: No Increase in Passenger Fares, No New Trains Announced

Feb 26, 2015

Suresh Prabhu announced no new trains in his Railway Budget today. He also said that there will be no increase in passenger fares, disappointing markets. via Rail Budget 2015: No Increase in Passenger Fares, No New Trains Announced – NDTV...

TVS Srichakra expanding capacity, aims to be top two-wheeler tyre maker

TVS Srichakra expanding capacity, aims to be top two-wheeler tyre maker

Feb 26, 2015

NEW DELHI: TVS SrichakraBSE -2.11 % is ramping up production capacity as the TVS Group company aims the top slot among India’s two-wheeler tyre manufacturers. via TVS Srichakra expanding capacity, aims to be top two-wheeler tyre maker – The Economic...

Rail Budget: Splurge on railway infra likely as cheaper diesel will help save over $2 billion

Rail Budget: Splurge on railway infra likely as cheaper diesel will help save over $2 billion

Feb 25, 2015

NEW DELHI: India’s decrepit state-run railways stand to receive at least a 25 per cent boost in investment to over $9 billion, funded solely by falling fuel costs, according to officials familiar with a railway budget set to be unveiled on Thursday. via Rail Budget: Splurge on railway infra likely as cheaper diesel will help save over $2 billion –...

Project Bravo’ Tata Motors’ surprise bid to make quadricycles

Project Bravo’ Tata Motors’ surprise bid to make quadricycles

Feb 25, 2015

Quadricycles are basically a four-wheeled small vehicle, that is seen as an upgrade from a three-wheeler. via Project Bravo’ Tata Motors’ surprise bid to make quadricycles | ET...

Ethanol-run green bus returns from UP tour

Ethanol-run green bus returns from UP tour

Feb 24, 2015

NAGPUR: On a request from the Samajwadi Party government, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation, recently, sent the ethanol-run bus to Uttar Pradesh. The green bus is on a pilot project in Nagpur after being launched by Nitin Gadkari’s ministry of road transport and highways in joint association with the BJP-ruled NMC. via Ethanol-run green bus returns from UP...

Twelve smart cities to come up at ports with Rs 50k-crore investment

Twelve smart cities to come up at ports with Rs 50k-crore investment

Feb 24, 2015

NEW DELHI: The government is working on an ambitious plan to build one smart city each at the country’s 12 major ports, at an estimated total investment of Rs 50,000 crore, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said. via Twelve smart cities to come up at ports with Rs 50k-crore investment – The Economic...

Truck maker Ashok Leyland to give another shot at car venture

Truck maker Ashok Leyland to give another shot at car venture

Feb 23, 2015

This is first time that India’s second largest heavy truck maker has plunged into car segment with no prior experience via Truck maker Ashok Leyland to give another shot at car venture | Business Standard...

Rubber Growers, Tyre Makers Lock Horns over Import Data

Rubber Growers, Tyre Makers Lock Horns over Import Data

Feb 23, 2015

KOCHI: Rubber growers and tyre manufacturers are on a collision course over the natural rubber import data, even as the former is keenly looking at the upcoming Union Budget for sops, in the wake of the slump in prices via Rubber Growers, Tyre Makers Lock Horns over Import Data – The New Indian...