Around two crore poor families have been provided with new LPG connections, taking to 19 crore the total number of families having gas connections in the country, the government told the Rajya Sabha today.
With earnings from freight at an all time low, the Indian Railways has decided to let go of its annual target of commissioning of tracks as track laying slows down the speed of trains, thus affects the movement of freight.
The US Army will grant the final permit for the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline after an order from President Donald Trump to expedite the project despite opposition from Native American tribes and climate activists.
Environmental groups are taking the Tennessee Valley Authority to trial over waste ash from an ageing coal-fired power plant northeast of Nashville
Concerned over poor investment by private sector in big-ticket infrastructure projects, the Niti Aayog has recommended to the government to hike private investment in sectors like roads, railways and shipping,
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the newly-constructed suburban station Ram Mandir on Thursday. The inauguration for the station between Goregaon and Jogeshwari stations is scheduled to begin at 4 pm.
Non-smartphone users of the Indian railways will now be able to book tickets through their mobile phones with the railways deciding to provide the facility of booking tickets by dialling 139.