Freight charges through railways to become more competitive for e-comm companies: DFCCIL MD
The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) is developing the eastern and western freight corridors with a cumulative length of over 3,000 km. “E-commerce players are extremely interested in carrying their consignment through rail because it’s cheaper,” Anurag Sachan, MD, DFCCIL, said.
LPG prices may come down next month: Dharmendra Pradhan
"This is not true that the price (of LPG) is constantly increasing. This month it was...
There’s no permanent berthplace for Mahakal
But, hopefully, the Lord of Time will ensure that His train keeps to schedule.
IRCTC steams ahead to another record high
IRCTC shares which were listed at Rs 644 on October 10 against the offer price of Rs 320, hit a new high of Rs 1,872 on Wednesday.
Stocks in the news: Max Financial, Vodafone Idea, Simplex Infra, Axis Bank and Power Grid
Global investors are in discussions with Tata Power to invest $500-600 million in its renewable energy platform.
Vande Bharat Express completes a year in service
The train was inaugurated and dedicated to the nation on February 15 last year and it started its commercial run from New Delhi to Varanasi two days later (February 17, 2019). The Vande Bharat Express covers the distance between New Delhi and Varanasi in eight hours and runs on all days of the week, except Monday and Thursday.
Seat allotted to Lord Shiva on Kashi-Mahakal Express to seek blessings for project: IRCTC
The train staff had "temporarily put the photos of Shri Mahakaal" on an upper berth during the inaugural run on Sunday to perform pooja, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) said in a statement. AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi questioned the move and tweeted a photo of the Preamble of the Constitution, tagging the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).
400 stations done, Google to end its free WiFi journey
Google launched Station in India in 2015, as a partnership between Google, Indian Railways and Railtel to bring fast, free public WiFi to over 400 of the busiest railway stations in India and crossed that number by June 2018. While the Indian Railways provided the fibre connectivity for the Internet, Google was responsible for installing and maintaining the access points.
Google bids adieu to GStation, states cheaper mobile data as the reason; thanks GoI for support
The blog talked about how easy it has become for users to get on the Internet.
Google to wind down 'Station', working with partners to transition existing sites
"But we crossed that number by June 2018 and implemented Station in thousands of other locations around the country in partnership with telecommunications companies, ISPs and local authorities. Over time, partners in other countries asked for Station too and we responded accordingly," Google Vice President Caesar Sengupta said in a blogpost.
Godrej Properties to buy 26 acres in central Delhi for Rs 1,359 crore
Godrej Properties, real estate arm of Godrej Group, has entered into a pact to acquire a 26-acre land parcel in central Delhi’s Ashok Vihar locality for Rs 1,359 crore. The Mumbai-based developer will be acquiring this plot from the Railway Land Development Authority.
South Central Railway gets 13 energy neutral railway stations
With anticipated energy generation from these stations to be around 1.3 lakh units annually, it is expected that the usage of solar power will lead to savings of Rs 13 lakh each year for SCR.
Indian Railways eyes Rs 50,000 crore revamp of 50 stations
The station redevelopment initiative has excited Indian conglomerates and foreign pension funds alike.
Private companies may get freedom to fix rail fares
Yadav said the government has not yet considered imposing a limit on ticket prices of trains run by private operators, given there is no such limit in the aviation sector.
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