View: The mega restructuring of Indian Railways to achieve 'vision 2030'
A restructured Railways should provide all the necessary tools and flexibility to achieve ‘vision 2030’.
West Bengal: Portion of main gate collapses at Burdwan railway station, several feared trapped
Major portion of the main entrance gate to Wes...
IIM-B’s academic incubator enhances footprint in Mumbai, Delhi
The academic incubator, launched its 20-year celebrations of nurturing entrepr...
Indian Railways hikes ticket prices, commuters give mixed reactions
Indian Railways announced a hike in ticket price across its network and changes in ticket price can be seen from Jan 01. Indian Railways too...
Share market update: Agriculture stocks mixed; Advanced Enzyme Tech up 2%
The 30 shares BSE Sensex was up 211.87 points at 41811.59.
Is India on the verge of an infra boom?
The era of big-ticket greenfield investments in metals and refining may be over.
Stock market update: IT shares advance; Infosys climbs 4%
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 36 were trading in the green, while 14 were in the red.
Indian IT to mirror Infosys trend of digital growth, core services fall
IT clients have been shifting spends from existing technologies — used to currently run their businesses — to newer ones in order to deal with disruption from startups and demands from customers.
Niti moots Rs 22,500-crore plan for private trains on 100 routes
Niti & Railways have come out with a discussion paper for running 150 trains on 100 routes by private players.
Railways announces fare hike effective from Jan 1
The railways also announced a two paise/km hike in fares of mail/express non-AC trains and four paise/km hike in the fares of AC classes. Premium trains like Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains are included in the fare hike. In the Delhi-Kolkata Rajdhani which covers a distance of 1,447 km, the hike at the rate of 4 paise per km will be around Rs 58.
Soon, interest subsidy on loans for pharmaceutical infrastructure, technology upgrades
The Department of Pharmaceuticals proposes to bear 6% of the interest on loans up to Rs 8-10 crore for three years, through a public sector financial institution to be selected after open competitive bidding.
Energy, healthcare stocks drag Wall Street lower
Energy stocks were down 0.9% as oil prices surrendered gains made over the previous days, while healthcare stocks fell 0.6%, led by Merck that was hit by mixed results in its Phase 3 trial of a cancer drug.
All railways recruits to be inducted through UPSC: Chairman
Candidates aspiring to get into railways will have to appear for their prelims after which they will indicate their preference for IRMS under five specialities in order to get recruited for Indian railway posts. The induction will be done by UPSC with the first batch getting recruited in 2021.
Fares, freight rates to be rationalised: Railway Board chairman
Railways may increase passenger fares up to 40p/km soon to tide over the financial crisis due to slowdown.
Single helpline number to make life easy for rail passengers
With a single helpline to take care of all their responses and grievances, passengers of Indian Railways will find it a lot easier when they are travelling.
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