Infrastructure News

Tata-Mistry war: We might have to write…on how a judgment should be written, says NCLAT

Maharashtra regulator allows Adani Power to recover GST expenses

Surplus transfer: RBI declares Rs 50,000-crore dividend for 2017-18

Investor relations: US investor sues government over UTI

Jet Airways may sack 500 ground personnel; decides not to go ahead with 15% salary cut for pilots

Anu Aga hangs up her boots, leaves behind a stronger Thermax

Pink Bollworm attack: Maharashtra farmers stare at missing 12 lakh bales

PNB to raise Rs 8,600 crore through asset sale in FY19

Boost for rural roads! Cabinet extends PM Gram Sadak Yojana beyond 12th 5-yearplan

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today gave its approval for continuation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) beyond the 12th five-year plan period.

Indian Railways often faces criticism for train delays and its recent record of 70% punctuality highlights the infrastructure problems that the network faces. In a recent report, the CAG of India has slammed Indian Railways for lack of adequate infrastructure at the rail stations.

Railways multi purpose stalls (MPS) at stations could soon stock generic low-cost medicines, the Railway Board has decided, the government informed Parliament today.

With the ongoing delays in approvals for Delhi Metro Phase-4 and the Delhi government not giving its nod for purchase of 582 new metro coaches, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has recently refused to lend money to buy new metro coaches.

The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) in Kerala has stopped its arrival operations from 1.10 PM onwards on Thursday, as a measure of precaution, following a rising water level in the nearby Periyar river.

Soon, you may be able to fly into Srinagar at night too! Night landing of flights may begin at theairport

Devanjana NagAugust 9, 2018 12:21 PM

The Srinagar airport, which is named Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport belongs to the Indian Air Force. However, the civilian enclave that includes a passenger terminal building and a civil apron is managed by the Airports Authority of India.

No high-speed Maglev: Bengalurus Kempegowda International Airport to be connected with city by suburbanrail

Devanjana NagAugust 9, 2018 12:14 PM

In order to build the Ultra High-Speed Maglev Rail system in three phases, BARL recently submitted a detailed project report. The detailed project report, prepared by a Swiss company suggested taking up the high-speed rail project in three phases with a distance of 38 km in two phases and a distance of 7 km in phase 3.

It said NHAI in March 2012 had entered into a concession pact with Vijayawada Gundugolanu Road Project Pvt Ltd for six laning of Vijayawada-Gundugolanu section of NH 5 but served termination notice as work was not commenced till August 2016.

At least 20 cows were killed after they were hit by a speeding Kalka-Shatabdi Express near Narela in northwest Delhi today, affecting the movement of trains in the region, the Northern Railway said.

China has increased the maximum speed of the bullet trains on the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed railway to 350 kilometres per hour, reducing the inter-city travel time by five minutes.

An eight-member team of aviation experts has arrived in Nagaland to conduct a feasibility study for a greenfield airport at Ciethu, around 20 km from here, official sources said.

Train 20: Indian Railways is working on plans to make the next-generation sleeper-class trains that will replace Rajdhani Express trains on the network. The new train sets will be self-propelled and engine-less with an aluminium body.

The Central Railway has planted 2.73 lakh saplings in its various divisions in the last two months as a part of its effort to increase the green cover, an official said.

Delhi Metro collects Rs 38 lakh from fines for sitting on train floor! Here are offences you may be finedfor

Devanjana NagAugust 8, 2018 1:26 PM

Recently, an RTI reply revealed that Delhi Metro has collected a sum of Rs 38 lakh as fines over 11 months from those commuters who were caught sitting on the floor of the train.

A cancellation charge is applicable depending on the time of the ticket cancellation. In case of PRS counter ticket and if the ticket is fully confirmed, the online cancellation is allowed only up to 4 hours before the scheduled departure of the train.

Recently, in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State of Railways Rajen Gohain stated that the percentage of tickets booked through digital modes of payment has been increasing particularly in the case of reserved ticket booking.

IRCTC is one of the biggest e-commerce sites in the world. The Railway Ministry is working on a revamp plan before selling shares of IRCTC.

The cost of running Mumbais monorail project is expected to shoot up with operators demanding a higher rate.

GVK-led Mumbai International Airport (MIAL) has decided to expand the capacity of the Navi Mumbai airport by 50% from 60 million passengers to 90 million passengers.

National auditor CAG today rapped the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for incurring an avoidable expenditure of Rs 48.16 crore on the construction of the integrated MIA metro station.

A CAG report found major capacity constraints at Mughalsarai railway station, which was recently renamed Deen Dayal Upadhyay Junction, and it said the inadequate length of platforms was leading to inconvenience for passengers.

The Rs 520-crore Sindhudurg airport in the state is likely to receive international charter flights, besides domestic scheduled services.

Hyderabad Metro Rail today recorded  new high in patronage by carrying approximately 1.5 lakh passengers on a single day as against the earlier record of around 92,000 commuters.

In order to clear extra rush of passengers for assistant loco pilots and technical examination to be held on Thursday, the railways will run exam special trains between Patna and Indore, Danapur and Secunderabad and Darbhanga and Secunderabad, a statement said.

The Civil Aviation Ministry is in discussions with the Finance Ministry for a Rs 11,000 crore bailout package for ailing Air India.

Given the expeditious land acquisition for highway projects, the government is confident to take the road building pace to 40 km a day by the next year from 28 km a day, the road transport and highways minister said at the launch of a portal Bhoomi Rashi for fast-tracking land acquisition.

How Modi government plans to stop misuse of exempted category status for free rides through tollplazas

Devanjana NagAugust 7, 2018 3:22 PM

The matter of a large number of people misusing the exempted category to enjoy free rides through toll plazas was highlighted during a recent infrastructure review meeting, which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Are Indians consuming less sweets? Sugar high turns into a crash with longest rout in 56 years

Arvind Kejriwal a dangerous idea: No establishment will let him survive

Must shun violence, grab opportunities, says Kashmiri who runs mobile TV channel

Lead to loyalty: How software suites can create seamless customer journey

Domestic airlines have 298 foreign pilots, says government

Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal says feeling embarrassed about investors losing money

After muted debut in Hong Kong, analysts are bullish on Xiaomi

HPCL digs in heels, says acting as per statute in not recognising ONGC as promoter

CFO optimism in July-September rises; monsoon, raw material costs key going forward

Facebook to trump YouTube as the top US website, says study

Unusual! This CEO wants subscribers to use his services less frequently

With Fonterra, Future Consumer will enhance its portfolio, says group CEO of Future Group

And what happens after WhatsApp is blocked?

Let the foreign proxy firms be – They have their views, and FPIs are free to go by their advice

West Bengal BJP chiefs car attacked, FIR lodged Details of whathappened

Bill to ban unregulated deposit schemes sent to standing committee Know what itmeans

TDP MP Naramalli Sivaprasad dresses like Hitler in House to send PM Narendra Modi amessage

BJP sees TRS as NDA ally after Lok Sabha poll, hints partyleader

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Sensex hits 38,000 for first time ever, Nifty too at record high as shares of RIL, ICICI Bank zoom 2.5%

The 30-share Sensex extended rally on Thursday, and crossed the 38,000 level for the first time ever.

Why Indians drink less beer than rest of Asia; the reason is a little whiskey and a lot of restrictions

Beer is like Stockholm Syndrome: you dislike it until you start liking it and get addicted to it. And while world over, beer is a popular alcoholic drink, Indians drink it less than the rest of Asia.

After demonetisation shock, Rs 50,000 crore breather to Modi government from RBI this year

Last year, the RBI transferred only Rs 30,659 crore, lowest since 2011-13 and half of the Rs 65,876 crore in the previous year 2016-17.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked 2018 Launch: How to watch LIVE streaming

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked event is set to begin at 8:30 pm today. The phablet is the successor to the last years Galaxy Note 8

No need to carry your driving licence, vehicle papers anymore: Road Transport Ministry approves DigiLocker

Its official! you no longer need to carry your original driving license or RC papers with you. All you need to do is to upload it on the Governments DigiLocker. Heres how to get it done.

Researchers at Israeli cybersecurity firm said today they had found a flaw in WhatsApp that could allow hackers to modify and send fake messages in the popular social messaging app.

And what happens after WhatsApp is blocked?

Govt cant block every messaging service, including e-mail. But, if lynchers quickly sentenced, impact will be salutary