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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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Impact of Chinese imports on Indian Tyre Industry

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014

Due to the expected enforcement of anti-dumping policies in countries like the US, imports from China to India have increased by 10-15%. What impact does this increase have on the...

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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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Transport department begins action against illegal cabs

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014

NAGPUR: The transport department on Thursday started a crackdown on taxi/cab services operating illegally in Nagpur Municipal Corporation limits in the wake of a woman being...

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Transport department begins action against illegal cabs

Transport department begins action against illegal cabs

Dec 19, 2014

NAGPUR: The transport department on Thursday started a crackdown on taxi/cab services operating illegally in Nagpur Municipal Corporation limits in the wake of a woman being allegedly raped by an Uber cab driver in Delhi recently. On the first day, four flying squad of the city Regional Transport Office penalized 7 cab drivers after they were found violating...

MSRTC employees oppose new road transport bill

MSRTC employees oppose new road transport bill

Dec 19, 2014

AURANGABAD: As a part of statewide protests against the proposed Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2014, hundreds of employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) on Thursday raised slogans against the Union government. The employees are saying that the move is aimed at promoting private players which would lead to unhealthy competition in...

Govt plans multi-model transport body for movement of goods

Govt plans multi-model transport body for movement of goods

Dec 19, 2014

Suresh Prabhu says govt wants to provide the industry a better logistics and supply chain infrastructure, already working on a Cabinet proposal via Govt plans multi-model transport body for movement of goods –...

Rate  cut, benign fuel prices, reforms hold out hope for automobile firms

Rate  cut, benign fuel prices, reforms hold out hope for automobile firms

Dec 18, 2014

In 2014, car sales fell in six out of 11 months to November, although cumulatively sales rose 1.5% to 1.6 million units via Rate  cut, benign fuel prices, reforms hold out hope for automobile firms –...

Delay in road project leaves residents fuming

Delay in road project leaves residents fuming

Dec 18, 2014

LUDHIANA:Repeated delays spanning five years in the construction of a bypass left residents of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar and Guru Tegh Bahadur Nagar enraged. via Delay in road project leaves residents fuming – The Times of...

CBSE to introduce course on road safety

CBSE to introduce course on road safety

Dec 16, 2014

ALLAHABAD: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will soon be introducing a new course on road safety. The Board will also be organizing a national film making contest on ‘road safety in India’ for school students and staff. via CBSE to introduce course on road safety – The Times of...

Car makers to hike prices from January

Car makers to hike prices from January

Dec 16, 2014

For customers looking at buying a car next month, it will be an expensive start to the New Year with major car makers planning to hike their product prices from January onwards to partially offset the impact of rise in input costs. Maruti Suzuki said it is considering raising prices in the range of 2-4 per cent across the range of products from January onwards....

Madan Mitra will remain transport minister

Madan Mitra will remain transport minister

Dec 16, 2014

KOLKATA: West Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra, who was arrested on Friday in a case relating to Saradha scam, was on Saturday produced before a court in Alipore. via Madan Mitra will remain transport minister: Mamata Banerjee – The Times of...