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Wed, Sep 19 2018. 12 15 PM IST

Nitin Gadkari can’t get bankers to lend for road projects

India’s plan to modernize the highways network requires billions of dollars of investment but the worst bad-loan ratio has led bankers to shy away from this sector

Mon, Sep 17 2018. 05 04 PM IST

What is Mumbai’s ‘muck train’? A ‘KBC 10’ moment

Mumbai ‘muck trains’ are tasked with the collection of garbage lying along tracks, used to be operated only occasionally

Mon, Sep 17 2018. 11 21 AM IST

Micromax, Reliance Jio bag ₹ 1,500 crore order from Chhattisgarh govt

The project is aimed at distributing 50 lakh smartphones to women and students in the state. The beneficiaries will receive 1GB 4G data, 100 minutes voice calls and 100 SMS per month for six months

Mon, Sep 17 2018. 03 26 AM IST

100% railway electrification to double power demand by 2022

100% railway electrification will increase power demand for broad gauge from 2,000 MW to 3,400 MW, while the two dedicated freight corridors will require another 600MW

Wed, Sep 12 2018. 04 56 PM IST

Govt approves 100% electrification of railways by 2021-22

100% railway electrification will reduce Indian Railways’ fuel bill by ₹ 13,510 crore/year and improve safety, capacity and speed

Sun, Sep 09 2018. 11 46 PM IST

India readies a slew of power sector reforms

The government wants to implement direct benefit transfer in the electricity sector for better targeting of subsidies and freeing renewable energy from licensing requirements

Sun, Sep 09 2018. 08 23 PM IST

Bengal: Banglashree bus fare cut despite fuel price rise

Banglashree Express bus services couldn’t start on some of the planned routes because there were no takers, resulting in the reduction of bus ticket prices

Thu, Sep 06 2018. 07 47 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee declares 20 Kolkata bridges unsafe

Banerjee also announces a ban on plying of multi-axle trucks with 20 wheels—a move that will have major implications for goods movement into and from the Kolkata port

Thu, Sep 06 2018. 05 25 PM IST

Mitsubishi to invest Rs 180 crore in Shriram housing project

Shriram Properties and Mitsubishi have signed definitive agreements for partnership in the Chennai project titled Shriram Park 63

Tue, Aug 28 2018. 11 22 PM IST

Gadkari comes to rescue of ₹8,500 crore rail corridor project

The corridor can reduce the distance between Indore and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust by 200km

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