Last week, news surfaced that Indian Railways’ new showpiece, Vande Bharat Express, will soon run on the Delhi-Katra route. Because this is the nearest railway station to the Vaishno Devi shrine
The Passage of the Electricity Act 2003, which promoted competition, was a landmark moment for the Indian power sector. Prior to this, the entire gamut of generation, transmission and distribution was largely the function of the state.
Further manufacturing of the much-acclaimed Vande Bharat Express, the indigenously built trainset which is made at the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai, has come to a halt as it has fallen under the radar of the national transporter’s internal vigilance department.
The Indian Railways has witnessed a significant number of equipment failures between April 2018 and January 2019, according to internal government data, raising questions over the national transporter’s safety strategy.
Energy security is a top priority for a nation unable to meet the demand for hydrocarbons domestically. That is the key to understanding why India and China have refused to fall in line with US President Donald Trump’s ban on dealings with Iran’s oil, banking and transport sectors.
The Indian Railways is turning to the private sector for help in redesigning wagons to carry a different range of goods such as fly ash, coils and cars.
Competing desires within the Indian Railways – to conserve heritage sites but also rapidly electrify tracks – are colliding at the national transporter’s Kalka-Shimla route.
Till just a few hours before the prime ministers of Bhutan and India were to meet for the first time on Friday, officials from both countries were still parleying to finalise the tariff for the Mangdechhu power project.
The environment ministry has issued a wide range of directions for safeguarding the health of those who live near or work at a thermal power plant. Through an official notification on November 19, the ministry made it mandatory for all new thermal power plants
China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has ambitions to reshape the global economy by connecting more than 60 countries across Asia, Europe and Africa through trade and infrastructure projects.