Transportation minister Nitin Gadkari made an announcement recently that India will switch completely to electric vehicles by 2030.
Adding an erudite touch to train journeys, the railways ministry is looking at a proposal to rename trains after famous literary works, referencing not just their authors but the region they come from.
Heads have rolled for far less, but Suresh Prabhu stays railway minister, in spite of 3 major accidents under his watch in the last 10 days alone.
India plays an important role in Al Gore’s new movie, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. The film looks at India to highlight the challenges developing nations face as they seek to move away from conventional, polluting coal energy toward clean but less established sources of renewable energy.
A vast majority of India’s salt comes from Gujarat’s Little Rann of Kutch desert. Here, about 43,000 salt farmers, mostly women, work in brutal heat to produce salt from briny tidal water.
A shallow layer of fog engulfed the national capital on Sunday, causing delay in services of 30 trains and rescheduling of six others.