India to have New York’s Grand Central like top rail stations

India to have New York’s Grand Central like top rail stations

Dec 22, 2014

NEW DELHI: India by 2017 will have five or six top-class railway stations on the pattern of monumental Grand Central Terminal, New York, or famed Gare d’Austerlitz terminus in Paris, a top Railway Board official has said via India to have New York’s Grand Central like top rail stations – The Economic...

Smart jobs for smart cities

Smart jobs for smart cities

Dec 22, 2014

Data analytics, programming, high-end consulting, system and network integration are going to be the in-demand jobs via Smart jobs for smart cities | The Financial...

Dec-end deadline for smart cities plan

Dec-end deadline for smart cities plan

Dec 22, 2014

NEW DELHI: With the urban development ministry still caught up in preparing the concept note for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 100 smart cities scheme, the PMO has set this month end as the deadline to make a final presentation. Sources said the deadline is aimed at fast-tracking the scheme so that some work can start by the end of this financial year....

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 –...