Indian highways are switching to mandatory electronic toll collection from December 1, in pursuit of a faster and seamless driving experience
How India’s trade policy establishment is thinking about life after the Prime Minister’s decision to not join the trade bloc. The big question, here is that what could be India’s next move? Does the nation have enough headroom to not fall into a morass of trade and diplomatic isolation, particularly in the East and the Far East, where members of the new bloc will enjoy easier access?
When the Ayodhya verdict came, Gogoi wrote himself into history, bringing closure to a 134-year-old dispute.
India’s northeast is a prisoner of geography. Landlocked and ring-fenced by neighbours, its lone land-based connection with the rest of India is narrow—the 22-km wide ‘chicken’s neck’ in Siliguri—and strategically speaking, easy to disrupt. This means the land-based networks of transport and trade are limited, far-flung and congested.
"Farmers were told their income would double in five years. In reality, they are struggling to sell their produce in the mandi. Also, more and more factories in Haryana are being shut down," she said.
As the government intensifies its efforts to sell Air India, the carrier's Chairman and Managing Director, Ashwani Lohani, says the real strength of the airline cannot be understood by looking at its balance sheet alone.
The strategy of embracing national-cum-emotive issues seems to be working for the incumbent government. Very few are demanding the Khattar regime explain what it has done for the state and its people.
Indian Railways is linking its trains to an ISRO satellite. How will it use 1.4 crore daily updates?
Apart from knowing exact location and speed of trains, this ISRO-aided system will help in future planning.
GST was supposed to untangle the indirect tax regime and facilitate economic growth.
"The railways will have 150 private trains to start with. We are still working on the routes that will go for bidding," sayd the Railway Board chairman.
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