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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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Michelin’s circular economy strategy

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014

Michelin’s 4R strategy of reduce, reuse, recycle and renew is consistent with its motto of sustainability mobility. At Michelin India’s conference in Delhi earlier this year,...

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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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Road safety bill could hit ‘third-party cover’

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014

THRISSUR: The concept of ‘third-party insurance’, meant for those knocked down by moving vehicles, will be the casualty of the road transport and safety bill, 2014,...

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Road safety bill could hit ‘third-party cover’

Road safety bill could hit ‘third-party cover’

Oct 23, 2014

THRISSUR: The concept of ‘third-party insurance’, meant for those knocked down by moving vehicles, will be the casualty of the road transport and safety bill, 2014, proposed by the Centre. via Road safety bill could hit ‘third-party cover’ – The Times of...

Indian companies decouple growth from carbon emissions

Indian companies decouple growth from carbon emissions

Oct 22, 2014

Indian companies have already embarked on their journey towards a low carbon economy and a high number have demonstrated that it is possible to decouple business growth from carbon emissions, according to a new report released on Wednesday. via Indian companies decouple growth from carbon emissions: CDP report – The...

Diesel deregulation may boost commercial vehicle sales going ahead

Diesel deregulation may boost commercial vehicle sales going ahead

Oct 21, 2014

After having witnessed its longest ever slowdown, the commercial vehicle industry is now hoping for a recovery with cut in diesel prices, along with signs of improvement in the economy. via Diesel deregulation may boost commercial vehicle sales going ahead | Latest News & Updates at Daily News &...

Why India’s fuel reforms are a big deal

Why India’s fuel reforms are a big deal

Oct 21, 2014

The Indian government announced two important fuel reforms – a deregulation of diesel prices and a hike in natural gas prices – over the weekend, a signal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment to tough economic reform via Why India’s fuel reforms are a big deal –...

ETC system by end of year

ETC system by end of year

Oct 20, 2014

NHAI has partnered with ICICI and Axis Banks to help with e-tolling proposed along India’s highways. India is all set to build an extensive network of highways spanning the country and this system is expected to facilitate easier toll collection. ETC will involve RFID tags and transceivers. The first interoperable RFID-based toll system was launched at the...

NE to benefit from improved connectivity

NE to benefit from improved connectivity

Oct 17, 2014

The lack of economic infrastructure has hampered the growth of India’s beautiful North Eastern region, with vast untapped potential, to a great extent. Gadkari has emphasised the need to get the region out of its geo-political isolation by allocating funds for the construction of roads to improve connectivity and the quality of life of the people and to get the...

Road accidents taking toll on lives across city

Road accidents taking toll on lives across city

Oct 16, 2014

LUCKNOW: Number of persons killed in road accidents in Gomtinagar is higher than those who were injured seriously. In four accident-prone spots of Gomtinagar, 39 persons were killed and 19 maimed in 60 accidents between years 2009 and 2013. via Road accidents taking toll on lives across city – The Times of...

China’s reaction on road construction

China’s reaction on road construction

Oct 16, 2014

China on Wednesday sharply reacted to India’s plans to construct a road network along the McMohan line in Arunachal Pradesh and expressed hope that India will not take any action which may complicate the situation before a final settlement is reached to end the boundary dispute. via China’s reaction on road construction | The Indian...