Russia has expressed interest in investing in projects like Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) and smart cities besides railways, and public transport, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has said.
Most buses under the state-run Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will stay off roads on Monday as contractual employees of the corporation are observing a strike for want of better wages. The protest comes despite the Delhi
As many as 174 new drivers who had been recently appointed would start working from Wednesday and run roadways buses on as many routes.
Even as the coordination committee of the striking Haryana Roadways employees on Tuesday decided to continue their strike till October 25, the government claimed an improvement in the situation with over 2,800 buses now running on roads across the state.
A year after the longest river bridge in India, Dhola-Sadiya, was opened in the north-eastern state of Assam, the Modi government has announced plans for a longer bridge, again over the river Brahmaputra.
Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday urged domestic investors to pump their money into the various programmes undertaken by his ministry and promised them every assistance to them to improve waterway connectivity.
To encourage use of public transport among commuters amid rising air pollution levels in the city, the Delhi Cabinet Thursday approved a proposal by which one can avail 10 per cent discount on using common mobility card
"A huge number of devotees of Gautam Buddha from across the world visit India. However, due to lack of proper roads they are not able to visit the Buddhist pilgrimage sites," the Minister Road Transport & Highways said in a press conference here.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the ongoing project to develop Buddhist circuit in the country will be completed by 2020. He said the project, which will connect the places of importance of Buddha’s life, is being carried out at a cost of Rs 10,000 crore.