In a major step towards improving safety in suburban trains, the central railway (CR) plans to fit closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in all compartments of its local trains by the end of 2018.
Japanese steel and engineering companies are in the driver’s seat to bag major supply contracts for a $17 billion Indian bullet train, several sources said, undermining a key component of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic policy – a push to ‘Make in India’.
State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has invited a bid for 2,000 electric vehicle chargers for the second phase of its EV programme, which will see the rollout of 9,500 electric vehicles across different states.
Inadequate maintenance, infrastructure problems including ill-equipped offshore helidecks, lax regulation and lack of proper crew training at operators such as state-run Pawan Hans Helicopters bog down chopper operations in India.
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the nation’s largest refiner and fossil fuel retailer, is in talks with Bangladesh and Myanmar to enhance trade of petroleum products and offer its expertise to set up oil infrastructure in the two countries.
State-owned RITES has filed draft papers with markets regulator Sebi to raise an estimated Rs600 crore through an initial share sale.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Asks States To Cooperate With Each Other, Centre On River Interlinking Projects
Union minister Nitin Gadkari today urged states to cooperate with each other and also with the Centre to expedite projects for interlinking of rivers, according to an official statement.
Central Railway today said that it would be installing “talkback” systems in all ladies coaches to increase the safety of its women commuters.
A day ahead of a crucial meeting of the GST Council, the Congress asserted its demand to bring petroleum products and real estate under the Goods and Services Tax’s ambit.
Netherland-based Royal Dutch Shell plc, the world’s second-largest oil company, is working on a plan to invest around $1-2 billion every year on the company’s new Energies Business, buying back at least $25 billion in shares, ramp up focus on improving safety performance of its facilities and doubling its returns, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ben van Beurden said.