Is India on the verge of an infra boom?
The era of big-ticket greenfield investments in metals and refining may be over.
West Bengal: Portion of main gate collapses at Burdwan railway station, several feared trapped
Major portion of the main entrance gate to Wes...
Railway land to be given for 500 MW solar power plants to meet its traction needs
The 500-MW solar power plants will be installed atop roofs ...
'Space unites us': First Iranian-American astronaut reaches for stars
Jasmin "Jaws" Moghbeli is a Marine Corps major, MIT graduate and college basketball player who is now the first Iranian-American astronaut. After graduating in NASA's latest cohort, the 36-year-old immigrant said she hoped her example might help inspire others from similar backgrounds.
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’.
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...
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.
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.
Present state of economy is temporary phase: Amit Shah to students
"Don't get disheartened. This is just a temporary phase. I want to tell you that India will become a USD five trillion economy by 2024," Amit Shah said. The Union minister further added that in the first 70 years, our economy grew to USD two trillion. In the first five years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, it was taken to USD three trillion.
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.
Buy NIIT Tech, price target Rs 1710: Chandan Taparia
The analyst suggested a stop loss at Rs 1615.
IIT-KGP develops device that can perform CBC test at Rs 10
The average present cost of CBC, a collection of commonly required blood tests routinely suggested by doctors to assess a wide range of diseases is Rs 200.
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.
Cabinet nod to agreements on mobility, space, polar science
The agreement was signed in March 2018 during the state visit of the French president to India and is initially valid for seven years.
Niti Aayog's draft for pvt trains: 15-minute head start, max speed of 160 kmph, own guard, crew
A slew of draft documents -- for Request for Qualification (RFQ), Concession Agreement Guiding Principles, Project Information Memorandum (PIM) along with a presentation on the salient features of the project -- for discussion on private participation in passenger trains have been uploaded by Niti Ayog on its website.
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