Coal and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the Indian Railways will completely phase out diesel locomotives in the next five years and will switch to electric locomotives with the focus on increasing speed.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was lucky that oil prices were low when he took over in 2014, so he could tackle the economy that was left on a shaky wicket by the Manmohan Singh government.
NCC hit 52-week high of Rs 115, up 6% on the BSE in early morning trade on back of heavy volumes after the company said consortium formed by it and BGR Infra has bagged coal mine project from NTPC to develop and operate around Rs 25,071 crore coal block in Chhattisgarh.
Tuesday, the 21st of November was a special day for the people of Naxal-hit Kirandul (in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh), as they will no longer have to travel miles to Jagdalpur to board an ‘Express’ train.
Scurrying for solutions to fight the toxic air pollution, the government has said it plans to transport coal in covered rail wagons and trucks across the country.
Two months after a run-in with US giant General Electric Co. (GE) over the manufacture of diesel locomotives, Indian Railways has decided to phase out diesel engines in the next five years and switch entirely to electric ones.
The Indian Railways has decided to go ahead with its global tender for rails despite stiff opposition from the steel ministry, which had flagged the government’s policy of giving preference to domestic manufactured iron and steel for government procurement.
The Supreme Court has upheld the Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad’s (MEGA) decision to disqualify China’s state-run rail company.
Aiming to reduce the possibilities of signals failing, Indian Railways has undertaken remote condition monitoring of the system, a new approach for the national transporter, to predict failures through the effective use of Artificial Intelligence.
Union minister for road transport, highways and shipping Nitin Gadkari, who is also city MP, has directed that 300 houses on land reserved for Sports Authority of India (SAI) regional centre and National Sports Coaching Institute (NSCI) at Wathoda in East Nagpur be resettled by Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) .