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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

Ashok Leyland on the path to recovery

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014

The new government’s increased focus on infrastructure development, the revival of the mining sector and the overall emphasis on economic progress are likely to bring about a...

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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

India’s passenger vehicle and two-wheeler market steer towards a double digit growth

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014

MUMBAI: India’s passenger vehicle and two-wheeler market is steering towards a strong double-digit growth as the economic environment improves amid a strong reform push by...

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Work on Lucknow Metro’s priority section begins

Work on Lucknow Metro’s priority section begins

Oct 28, 2014

LUCKNOW : The construction on the main (Kanpur) road for building metro pillars started on Monday after Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation managing director Kumar Keshav performed puja at the construction site. A giant Rig machine transported to the site a few days back was switched on to dig the road. After boring the road at regular intervals, underground piles...

Carbon emission by top Indian companies higher this year: report

Carbon emission by top Indian companies higher this year: report

Oct 27, 2014

There has been an increase in carbon dioxide emission this year by top Indian companies. The top 59 Indian companies emitted 231 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) this year, as opposed to 178.4 million metric tonnes of CO2 that was emitted by 55 companies last year, revealed the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) India 2014 report. via Carbon emission...

Eight stocks that will gain from sliding oil

Eight stocks that will gain from sliding oil

Oct 27, 2014

Crude oil prices hav dropped more than 35 per cent since June, driven by multiple factors, including moderation in demand, increase in supply, strengthening of the dollar and unwinding of speculative long positions. This spells good news for the Indian economy as well as companies. via Eight stocks that will gain from sliding oil | Business...

Pooling of gas and coal on cards: Government plans to fuel up 91K MW of stuck power projects

Pooling of gas and coal on cards: Government plans to fuel up 91K MW of stuck power projects

Oct 27, 2014

NEW DELHI: After clarity on natural gas prices and an ordinance on coal, the government is set to decide on pooling of imported and domestic fuel prices to help stressed power stations with a combined capacity of 91,000 mw generate electricity that’s badly needed as India tries to revive its economy. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs is likely to...

Make in India: Fiat plans to manufacture luxury SUVs in the country & export to UK, Australia

Make in India: Fiat plans to manufacture luxury SUVs in the country & export to UK, Australia

Oct 27, 2014

MUMBAI: Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi exhorted global manufacturers to ‘Make in India’, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has put in motion plans to manufacture a premium sports utility vehicle under the Jeep brand as part of a Rs 1,500-2,500 crore investment in the country and export it to key markets including the UK, Australia and South Africa...

BharatBenz hoping to double market share by 2020

BharatBenz hoping to double market share by 2020

Oct 27, 2014

The German company has tenaciously and remarkably climbed the rungs of the ladder in just two years with their India-specific strategy and portfolio. The company aims to double its market share in the substantial Indian truck segment, expected to grow 10 percent a year, over the next five years. Daimler’s products tailored to suit the Indian buyer’s pockets and...

Michelin’s circular economy strategy

Michelin’s circular economy strategy

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, Dominique Aimon, Vice President of Technical and Scientific Communication, Michelin Group, said the group’s ‘circular economy strategy’ will be the way forward with the rapid globalization...

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...