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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

Indian Railways to improve poor operating ratio

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014

With Prime Minister Modi insistent on the Indian Railways achieving an operating ratio of 90 percent this fiscal, the national transporter is all set to improve its deteriorating...

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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

‘Car boom shows transport planning failed’

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014

NEW DELHI: The central government may be left with no option but to introduce penal provisions, including levying congestion tax, if the traffic gridlock on roads grows further or...

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‘Car boom shows transport planning failed’

‘Car boom shows transport planning failed’

Nov 26, 2014

NEW DELHI: The central government may be left with no option but to introduce penal provisions, including levying congestion tax, if the traffic gridlock on roads grows further or continues like as it is now. Urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu said this on Tuesday while emphasizing the need to have an efficient and reliable multi-modal public transport...

Toyota to launch fuel cell car next month

Toyota to launch fuel cell car next month

Nov 25, 2014

TOKYO: There will only be a few hundred, and they won’t be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles. via Toyota to launch fuel cell car next month – The Times of...

Indian Railways team in China for Delhi-Chennai bullet train | Business Standard News

Indian Railways team in China for Delhi-Chennai bullet train | Business Standard News

Nov 25, 2014

The proposed train corridor could be the second largest in the world after China’s 2,298 km-long Beijing-Guangzhou line via Indian Railways team in China for Delhi-Chennai bullet train | Business Standard...

Tata plans big push for Prima trucks

Tata plans big push for Prima trucks

Nov 25, 2014

Tata Motors hopes to double the sales of its Prima range of modern medium and heavy trucks by next year. The company believes that the adoption of technologically-advanced trucks will start to gain momentum in India in the coming months. via Tata plans big push for Prima trucks – The...

MP BJP to realize Modi’s dreams of smart cities

MP BJP to realize Modi’s dreams of smart cities

Nov 24, 2014

BHOPAL: Ahead of the forthcoming civic polls in the state, the ruling BJP promised to introduce India’s first ‘light metro’ service in Bhopal and Indore, and to construct 5 lakh houses for the economically weaker sections. via MP BJP to realize Modi’s dreams of smart cities – The Times of...

Overturned trucks on flyovers choke Ring Road

Overturned trucks on flyovers choke Ring Road

Nov 24, 2014

NEW DELHI: Traffic gridlock on the Ring Road has become a common scenario, and this occurs for simple reasons like a vehicle breaking down on one of the flyovers. On Tuesday morning, a trailer truck carrying heavy steel plates overturned on Chirag Dilli flyover leading to traffic pile up during peak hours. via Overturned trucks on flyovers choke Ring Road...

Continental India launches locally-made passenger radials

Continental India launches locally-made passenger radials

Nov 24, 2014

Continental AG, the German supplier that has businesses ranging from powertrain to interior, chassis and tyres, has begun production of passenger car tyres at its Modipuram plant. via Continental India launches locally-made passenger...

Michelin plans development and research centre in India

Michelin plans development and research centre in India

Nov 24, 2014

Michelin will soon set up a team in India to research and develop truck tyres for the Asia market, Groupe Michelin CEO Jean Dominique Sennard said here. via Michelin plans development and research centre in India | Business...