Sixty years after the first electric train of the Eastern Railway (ER) chugged off Howrah station, a commemorative run of the historic event was held today with an EMU local train.
In a big move, Indian Railways has halted employment initiative. The initiative was launched during former railway minister Nitish Kumar’s term in 2004. The scheme was started with an aim to give jobs to children of employees in the lower tier in return for voluntary retirement.
China’s Three Gorges Group started producing power from a 150-megawatt floating solar plant in east China, the largest of its kind in the world, official Xinhua news agency reported. According to the media report, the solar power project in Huainan in Anhui province, developed by the new energy unit of state-run Three Gorges Group, is expected to come on stream by May 2018.
Indian Railway’s Ambitious $3 Bn Plan: Fencing, Track Upgrades For High Speed On Delhi-Kolkata, Delhi-Mumbai Routes
Indian Railways will soon bring for cabinet clearance an ambitious, Rs 18,000 crore ($3 billion) plan that involves fencing off the existing Delhi-Kolkata and Delh-Mumbai routes to speed up train movement in the country’s two busiest corridors.
How To Fund Infrastructure Gap In India: InvIT Is Fine, But This Amazing Solution Is An Eye-Ball Grabber
The capacity to aggregate high quality assets and raise capital is very useful not just for large conglomerates but also middle-tier businesses and an absolute must for aggregating middle-sized projects (20 to 200 crore rupees) in India to bridge the infrastructure funding gap that has been put in the range of 750 billion USD to 1.5 trillion USD depending on which estimate one looks at.
Union Minister for Road Transport Nitin Gadkari has claimed that roads that his ministry is building in Uttar Pradesh will stay in good conditions for a long time to come.
Indo-Japan Partnership Brought Maruti-Suzuki, Metro Rail And Now Bullet Train To India: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar left no stones unturned to praise the collaboration between the two Asian powerhouses, India and Japan.
India is emerging as a “major driving force” in global energy trends, with all modern fuels and technologies playing a part, a senior official of the International Energy Agency (IEA) today said.
UDAY: Going To Get Tough For Discoms, Centre May Not Allow Losses Over 15 Pct To Be Passed On To Consumers
To ensure stricter UDAY-target compliance by discoms, the government will mandate via a new law that their losses due to pilferage/theft exceeding 15 percent can’t be considered for tariff determination.
The Railways gave 21 per cent more time to track maintenance in November 2017 as compared to November 2016, the transport behemoth said today.