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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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Maruti Suzuki products with festive flavours

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014

The festive season has got car makers rushing to woo customers with deals galore. India’s most popular and biggest car maker Maruti – Suzuki now offers region-specific...

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Indian Railways going green

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014

The IROAL has proposed a solar energy project to meet the internal needs of Indian Railways. It is expected that this project would be underway in a few months. Opting for...

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Volvo Trucks expects 25% sales growth in India this year

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014

Swedish truck maker Volvo Trucks expects its India business to grow 25 per cent this year compared with 2013. The company has sold over 630 units between January and October. via...

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Volvo Trucks expects 25% sales growth in India this year

Volvo Trucks expects 25% sales growth in India this year

Oct 30, 2014

Swedish truck maker Volvo Trucks expects its India business to grow 25 per cent this year compared with 2013. The company has sold over 630 units between January and October. via Volvo Trucks expects 25% sales growth in India this year | Business...

Metro project still needs coordinator

Metro project still needs coordinator

Oct 30, 2014

PUNE: The Pune metro project, which does not have a full-time coordinator for over seven months, will have to wait for one for some more time. The decision on appointing an officer on special duty for the project will be taken only after getting the final approval for the project from the public investment board (PIB). via Metro project still needs coordinator...

Tyre manufacturers mull increase use of synthetic rubber to protect margins

Tyre manufacturers mull increase use of synthetic rubber to protect margins

Oct 29, 2014

A rise in the prices of natural rubber has prompted tyre manufacturers to consider replacing the commodity with synthetic products. via Tyre manufacturers mull increase use of synthetic rubber to protect margins | Business Standard...

Centre for Green Mobility bags Volvo sustainaibility awards

Centre for Green Mobility bags Volvo sustainaibility awards

Oct 29, 2014

BANGALORE: Centre for Green Mobility, a Ahmedabad based NGO working to promote cycling and walking as sustainable mobility modes bagged the first prize in the 6th edition of the Volvo Sustainable Mobility Awards 2014. And that for their Diu Bicycle Network Planning and Infrastructure Design. via Centre for Green Mobility bags Volvo sustainaibility awards...

Honda recalls 2,338 cars over faulty airbags

Honda recalls 2,338 cars over faulty airbags

Oct 28, 2014

NEW DELHI: Honda Cars India, a subsidiary of Japanese automaker Honda Motors, on Monday announced the recall of 2,338 units of its hatchback Brio, compact sedan Amaze and top-end sports utility vehicle CR-V to replace faulty airbags. via Honda recalls 2,338 cars over faulty airbags – The Economic...

Students protest over bus delay

Students protest over bus delay

Oct 28, 2014

TRICHY: Frustrated over delay in arrival of the only government bus that transports them to schools, more than 100 students belonging to Kannakillayanur, located on the outskirts of the district, protested in front of the bus on Monday. via Students protest over bus delay – The Times of...

Work on Lucknow Metro’s priority section begins

Work on Lucknow Metro’s priority section begins

Oct 28, 2014

LUCKNOW : The construction on the main (Kanpur) road for building metro pillars started on Monday after Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation managing director Kumar Keshav performed puja at the construction site. A giant Rig machine transported to the site a few days back was switched on to dig the road. After boring the road at regular intervals, underground piles...

Carbon emission by top Indian companies higher this year: report

Carbon emission by top Indian companies higher this year: report

Oct 27, 2014

There has been an increase in carbon dioxide emission this year by top Indian companies. The top 59 Indian companies emitted 231 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) this year, as opposed to 178.4 million metric tonnes of CO2 that was emitted by 55 companies last year, revealed the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) India 2014 report. via Carbon emission...