Paradip Port Trust, located in Odisha, has received the regulator’s nod to hold rates till March 2019, as India’s fastest-growing state-owned port pulls out all stops to retain existing customers and lure new cargo to reach the goal of 100 million tonnes (mt) by March 2018.
The Railway Board has asked senior officials of the two zones, Northern Railway (NR) and North Central Railway (NCR), to investigate and find out officers responsible for halting more than half a dozen trains on November 8 at the outer circle of Palwal Railway Station.
Unfazed by opposition criticism, Indian Railways is working overtime to push ahead with the much-talked about the “Bullet Train” project, aiming to complete it ahead of the August 2022 deadline set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
As the finance ministry begins preparations for the new budget, its mid-year review has found that key infrastructure ministries such as power and telecom lag in spending the money set aside for them this financial year.
India was ranked the third-highest carbon dioxide (CO2) emitter in the world in 2015 after China and USA, according to the International Energy Agency, a Paris-based energy policy advisor to 29 countries globally rallying for clean energy.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said more and more multilateral institutions and development banks need to join hands with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to promote renewable energy.
Cooking gas (LPG) price was on Wednesday hiked by Rs 4.50 per cylinder, the 19th increase in rates since July 2016 when the government decided to eliminate subsidy on it by raising prices every month.
Ashok Chakra and Kirti Chakra awardees can now travel for free in executive class in any train for life, giving them travel benefits at par with the recipients of Param Vir Chakra and Maha Vir Chakra, according to the railways.
The Railways is looking to invest over $150 billion over the next five years which would help create one million additional jobs, minister Piyush Goyal has said.
The world’s first hybrid electric tram powered by hydrogen fuel cells has started running in China, marking a big step in the application of green energy in public transport.