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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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Need law-educated RTO agents: Transport minister

Need law-educated RTO agents: Transport minister

Jan 21, 2015

MUMBAI: A day after facing severe criticism for supporting “legalization” of agents outside RTOs, state transport minister DiwakarRaote told TOI that a section of the media had reported his Monday’s statement in “bad light”. via Need law-educated RTO agents: Transport minister – The Times of...

Michelin truck service centre inaugurated

Michelin truck service centre inaugurated

Jan 21, 2015

Tyre maker Michelin on Monday opened a truck service centre at Bachupally, the first such of the company in both Te langana and Andhra Pradesh. via Michelin truck service centre inaugurated – The...

Increase in coal production through private firms

Increase in coal production through private firms

Jan 21, 2015

This article discusses how the government is planning to increase coal production in India by letting private firms build and operate railway links between coal mines and building projects.   Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world’s largest coal miner, is allowed to fund construction of a large rail network connecting the coalfields of India. For this, CIL would...

Environment management wing for Railways

Environment management wing for Railways

Jan 17, 2015

This article discusses the newly constituted Environment Management Directorate introduced by recently appointed Railways minister, Mr Suresh Prabhu. The article talks about the various measures he plans to introduce in order to make the Railways more environmentally friendly.   Continuing with a series of new ideas and initiatives, the Railway Ministry...

Railways starts first train that chugs on CNG

Railways starts first train that chugs on CNG

Jan 16, 2015

NEW DELHI: In significant step towards adopting green fuel, the railways have launched their first CNG train. Railway minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the train, run on dual fuel system — diesel and CNG — on the Rewari-Rohtak section of northern zone. via Railways starts first train that chugs on CNG – The Times of...

NHAI urged to terminate contract

NHAI urged to terminate contract

Jan 16, 2015

Motihari: Concerned at the tardy progress of 63 km road link of NH-28A from Piprakothi to Raxaul, East Champaran DM Jitendra Nath Srivastav has requested the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to terminate the contract of Tatiya Construction company engaged in constructing the road stretch and chalk out alternative plan to finish this work because this...

Automakers’ 2015 revival

Automakers’ 2015 revival

Jan 16, 2015

Major auto manufacturers are looking to move out of negative territory with a slew of launches lined up this year. Pinning its hopes on reduced fuel prices and lower interest rates, the auto industry is trying to attract buyers by bringing exciting new concepts in vehicle design to India.   Despite the auto industry hoping for a promising 2014, the year...

Petrol, diesel prices may slump as oil tumbles to $45 per barrel

Petrol, diesel prices may slump as oil tumbles to $45 per barrel

Jan 15, 2015

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel could become cheaper this week as international oil prices have tumbled to about $45 per barrel, continuing their downward spiral since June last year as the market remains oversupplied. via Petrol, diesel prices may slump as oil tumbles to $45 per barrel – The Economic...