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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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Articles

Lighter, stronger, better: the future of auto-parts

Posted by on Jan 24, 2015

The weight, sustainability, longevity, and overall performance of a vehicle is heavily linked to the quality of its auto-parts. Like most things in the automobile industry, better...

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Reports

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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News

Petrol costs more than ATF in India

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015

NEW DELHI: Perhaps for the first time, petrol in India costs more than jet fuel (ATF) used in aeroplanes, as the government has levied a record excise duty on the fuel used in...

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Petrol costs more than ATF in India

Petrol costs more than ATF in India

Jan 22, 2015

NEW DELHI: Perhaps for the first time, petrol in India costs more than jet fuel (ATF) used in aeroplanes, as the government has levied a record excise duty on the fuel used in two-wheelers and cars. A litre of petrol in Delhi costs Rs 58.91 per litre. via Petrol costs more than ATF in India – The Times of...

Wait for registration certificate of your vehicle to be over soon

Wait for registration certificate of your vehicle to be over soon

Jan 22, 2015

NEW DELHI: Soon you will be able to get the registration certificate (RC) of your car or any other vehicle within minutes and there will be no scope for anyone to enter wrong data and details including the chassis or engine number. The transport ministry has come up with an IT-based mechanism which enables tracking and recording of all details including the...

Tata Motors to expand Asia-Pacific presence

Tata Motors to expand Asia-Pacific presence

Jan 21, 2015

Tata Motors will start selling trucks in Malaysia, Vietnam and Australia using its Thai subsidiary as a base  Tata Motors to expand Asia-Pacific presence –...

Need law-educated RTO agents: Transport minister

Need law-educated RTO agents: Transport minister

Jan 21, 2015

MUMBAI: A day after facing severe criticism for supporting “legalization” of agents outside RTOs, state transport minister DiwakarRaote told TOI that a section of the media had reported his Monday’s statement in “bad light”. via Need law-educated RTO agents: Transport minister – The Times of...

Michelin truck service centre inaugurated

Michelin truck service centre inaugurated

Jan 21, 2015

Tyre maker Michelin on Monday opened a truck service centre at Bachupally, the first such of the company in both Te langana and Andhra Pradesh. via Michelin truck service centre inaugurated – The...

Railways starts first train that chugs on CNG

Railways starts first train that chugs on CNG

Jan 16, 2015

NEW DELHI: In significant step towards adopting green fuel, the railways have launched their first CNG train. Railway minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the train, run on dual fuel system — diesel and CNG — on the Rewari-Rohtak section of northern zone. via Railways starts first train that chugs on CNG – The Times of...

NHAI urged to terminate contract

NHAI urged to terminate contract

Jan 16, 2015

Motihari: Concerned at the tardy progress of 63 km road link of NH-28A from Piprakothi to Raxaul, East Champaran DM Jitendra Nath Srivastav has requested the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to terminate the contract of Tatiya Construction company engaged in constructing the road stretch and chalk out alternative plan to finish this work because this...

Automakers’ 2015 revival

Automakers’ 2015 revival

Jan 16, 2015

Major auto manufacturers are looking to move out of negative territory with a slew of launches lined up this year. Pinning its hopes on reduced fuel prices and lower interest rates, the auto industry is trying to attract buyers by bringing exciting new concepts in vehicle design to India.   Despite the auto industry hoping for a promising 2014, the year...