Taking lessons from this year’s floods in Gujarat where many stranded people had to be rescued from trains, the Western Railway is planning to purchase ‘inflatable rafts’ in order to be better prepared for the monsoon next year.
Services on major sections of Western Railway (WR) and Central Railway (CR) that were stalled due to heavy rainfall and flooding of tracks over the last few weeks became operational on Friday, officials said. At least 36 Mumbai-Pune intercity train services were restored by the CR on Friday, they said.
Moody’s Investors Service on Wednesday said Reliance Industries’ announcement of sale of a 20 per cent stake in its oil to chemicals (O2C) business to Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Aramco) will reduce the company’s net leverage and is credit positive.
THE state government on Saturday asked the oil industry to airlift fuel to Kolhapur district for boats and vehicles engaged in rescue work in flood-hit areas.
Pune-mumbai Railway Route To Remain Shut Till Aug 16; Railways To Buy 10 Boats To Expedite Rescue Ops
Due to heavy rainfall, waterlogging and landslides in the Mumbai and Pune divisions of Central Railway
Three years after they failed to float a gas-based urea fertiliser plant in Tripura, ONGC has now worked out an alternative business model to use its 0.4 mmscmd small gas deposit lying defunct at Khubal of Tripura’s North district by setting up the state’s first gas-based tea processing plant and a CNG, PNG corridor through Tripura.
In July, two interesting things happened that can help Indian farmers to a large extent in augmenting their incomes. First, the Union Finance Minister (FM) in her maiden budget speech asked why the annadata (farmer) cannot become the urjadata (producer of solar power).
The redevelopment cost of Gandhinagar Railway Station has shot up by almost 150 per cent at Rs 610 crore, after a decision was taken to convert an under-construction 300-room hotel on top of the railway station to the 5-star category.
A system started by the Pune Railway Protection Force (RPF) to manage crowds waiting for unreserved general category long distance trains, will now be adopted by the Indian Railways at the national level.
Around 1,000 passengers on board Mahalaxmi Express had a harrowing time Saturday after the train was stranded on the tracks due to flash floods.