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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

Mahindra holds a controlling stake in Peugeot Motorcycles

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015

Mahindra has just bought a controlling stake in the lossmaking Peugeot scooter business. The Indian automaker hopes to capture a large share of the fast-growing two-wheeler...

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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

Mahindra holds a controlling stake in Peugeot Motorcycles

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015

Mahindra has just bought a controlling stake in the lossmaking Peugeot scooter business. The Indian automaker hopes to capture a large share of the fast-growing two-wheeler...

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Transport authorities mull over a common helpline

Transport authorities mull over a common helpline

Jan 28, 2015

MANGALURU: Mangaluru city police have welcomed a suggestion of having a single-point contact number through which commuters can address their grievances pertaining to public transportation. via Transport authorities mull over a common helpline – The Times of...

Tata Motors plans Rs 7,500cr rights issue

Tata Motors plans Rs 7,500cr rights issue

Jan 28, 2015

MUMBAI: Weighed down by debt and losses in its India business, Tata Motors, the world’s fourth largest truck maker, plans to raise up to Rs 7,500 crore via a rights issue over the coming months, its third such offering in the company’s history since it got listed in 1955. via Tata Motors plans Rs 7,500cr rights issue – The Times of...

Railway ministry shifts blame to Coal India for fuel crisis

Railway ministry shifts blame to Coal India for fuel crisis

Jan 28, 2015

Rubbishing the APP’s (Association of Power Producers) allegation of discrimination in coal rake allocation, the railway ministry has put the blame on Coal India (CIL) and the ministry of coal for the fuel crisis. A lower than promised supply of coal by CIL and the coal ministry’s inability to coordinate with the railways are the main issues, it said via Railway...

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

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

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 and more expensive auto-parts will usually result in a better vehicle performance. Yet with increasing amounts of money being pumped into the research and development of using...

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...

The benefits of falling petrol prices for the Modi Government

The benefits of falling petrol prices for the Modi Government

Jan 22, 2015

Since June 2014, worldwide oil prices have fallen an incredible 60%, to their lowest since the depths of the global recession in 2009. While this is having a negative effect on numerous oil companies’ economic models and profits and oil-producing countries, it is indisputably good news for lots of other governments around the world, including India’s new...

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 –...