Probably the last new train launched by the Indian Railways that one can recall was back in September 2009, when the then railway minister Mamta Banerjee flagged off the Sealdah-New Delhi Duronto Express.
The forthcoming semi-high-speed Tejas Express trains may not have LCD screens, as the Indian Railways’ experience with Tejas trains that already have such screens has been bitter.
In order to provide customised and focused amenities to passengers, the ministry of railways has recategorised stations across the country.
Government To Spend Rs 437 Crore To Push Electric Vehicles For Public Transport System; 11 Cities To Start With
Working towards government’s electric mobility dream, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant Geete has announced that the Central Government will provide Rs 437 crore subsidy to 11 cities under the Faster Adoption and manufacturing of Electric Vehice (FAME) scheme in India.
The government today said NHAI has awarded a contract for construction of 58.2-km ring road around Jammu city. “The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued Letter of Award (LOA) for construction of 58.25 km long standalone ring road/bypass around Jammu city in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
The governments of India and Tamil Nadu on Tuesday signed an agreement with the World Bank for the multilateral lender to provide a $318 million loan for modernisation of irrigation projects in Tamil Nadu, improve market opportunities for small and marginal farmers and their adoption of climate resilient techniques.
Power plants across the country have shown that load factor is rising for the first time in 10 years. The uptrend is evident across Central, state and private generation capacities.
The Indian Railways on Monday flagged off the country’s first air-conditioned suburban local train for Mumbai commuters, 150 years after the first suburban local was hauled by a steam engine in 1867, officials said.
Having clocked the highest rate of growth (12.4%) among Major Ports (MPs) on the east coast in the first seven months of the fiscal, the Kolkata port is on the move.
In a first, broad-sized coaches will ply on the standard gauge track of the Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro, the Kalkaji Mandir-Botanical Garden section of which is set for a mega launch tomorrow.