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'Charging toll on incomplete highways must be termed a criminal offence'

Levying of toll, especially on incomplete highways, united members of the Treasury and the Oppos... »

Chair cars in B’lore-Chennai Shatabdi

South Western Railway plans to augment Chennai-Bangalore City Shatabdi Express (Train nu... »

Airports modernisation: Master concession pact to be ready by March

The master concession agreements will form the basis on which the private sector players will be invited to bid for modernisation of the six airports through a public-private partnership mode.
The master concession agreement for modernisation of six airports including those in Chennai and... »

Shipping Ministry to set up new co to develop port rail projects

The 12 major ports will have equity stake in the new firm
As part of its initiative to fast-track port connectivity, the Shipping Ministry proposes to... »

Flight delay: DGCA orders SpiceJet to refund fare

In a first—of—its—kind action, DGCA has directed SpiceJet to refund fare to all passengers of a... »

IndiGo gets FIPB nod to recast shareholding

The Foreign Investment Promotion Board has approved the restructuring of shareholding in low-cost airline IndiGo. Approval by the inter-ministerial body headed by the Finance Secretary Arvin... »

AP gives Gangavaram Port go-ahead to set up LNG terminal with Petronet

The Infrastructure and Investment Department of the Government of Andhra Pradesh has accorded permission to Gangavaram Port, located near Visakhapatnam, to set up an LNG terminal in joint venture... »

Making Railways Better initiative gathers speed

Do you think India needs a bullet train at this point in time? Who is responsible for dirty trains? Limit entries to prevent crowding of platform, bring platform charges at par with airports. »

Gujarat Maritime Board’s inaction led to blockage of funds: CAG

In what could have been a tourism push, a proposed hovercraft service between two of the tourist destinations in Saurashtra region, resulted into an embarrassment for Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB),... »

Can India accommodate more domestic airlines?

AirAsia India, a joint venture between Tata Group and Malaysia-based low-cost carrier AirAsia, was able to complete the entire process in about seven months.

The old debate on whether India has an appetite for more domestic airlines has again got a lease of life after GM Siddeshwara, the Minister of State for Civil Aviation, told the Lok Sabha that... »

Govt defers decision on Navy chopper deal

The NDA Government has deferred its decision on the procurement of 16 multi-role helicopters for the Indian Navy as one of the two companies in the race for the deal is linked with Finmeccannica —... »

GoAir posts 21.4% growth in passenger traffic in June quarter

Wadias’ promoted budget carrier GoAir has recorded a 21 per cent growth in traffic on the back of capacity addition and an expanded route network in non-metro markets in the first quarter of the f... »

Navratna status will help Concor get projects on the road sooner

Concor’s status upgradation allows its board to clear all projects without reverting to the Railways for approval. Photo: Kamal Narang Container Corporation of India (Concor), a ₹4,984-crore listed firm belonging to the Indian Railways, will be able to take up more port projects, bigger logistics parks, and will be able to invest... »

Jet Airways rejigs senior level executives

Jet Airways has strengthened its upper deck by making three senior-level appointments.   The Mumbai-based carrier has appointed Raj Sivakumar, as Chief Commercial Officer wi... »

Jet-Etihad to offer 20-50% discounts on domestic, international flights

Jet Airways and Etihad Airways will offer 20-50 per cent discounts on flight bookings starting July 25 as part of a 72-hour scheme. The offer is valid on both domestic and international f... »

‘Indian controlled ships’ to get cargo preference over foreign-owned carriers

Jet, Etihad woo passengers with 20-50% cut on fares

Flydubai to operate direct flights to Mumbai

‘Go slow’ continues to hit cargo movement in Chennai ports

SpiceJet announces additional flights

E-declaration of cargo at Kerala check-posts stabilises

Shubham Logistics plans to expand warehousing space

Apex court allows Sahara chief out of jail for parleys

Telangana plans expanding Hyderabad Metro to 250 km

Commencement: KT Rama Rao, IT Minister, Telangana Government, handing
over kits to students of the course in Metro and Rail Technology in Hyderabad
on Friday. PV SIVAKUMAR The Telangana Government on Friday said it was committed to expedite the Hyderabad Metro Rail project. KT Rama Rao, State Minister for IT, said the Government was keen to complete... »

HAL to form skill development council for aerospace sector

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd in collaboration with the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies & Industries has formed a non-profit organisatio... »

Chennai port looks to handle met coke to boost cargo traffic

Chennai Port Trust (ChPT) plans to handle metallurgical coke and petroleum coke to make up for the loss of dusty cargo like coal and iron ore. The new cargo will be handled on a trial basis for... »

Jet Airways strengthens top deck

Jet Airways has strengthened its top deck by making three senior appointments. The Mumbai-based carrier has appointed Raj Sivakumar, as Chief Commercial Officer with imme... »

NIO's research vessel flagged off

First one NIO-research vessel Sindhu Sadhana in Visakhapatnam on
Sunday. This is the first indigenously built research vessel of NIO. The ship
cost ₹220 crore inclusive of equipment. CV SUBRAHMANYAM The research vessel of the National Institute of Oecanography (NIO) - Sindhu Sadhana - was flagged off from Visakhapatnam port on Sunday evening by the local member of Parliament, K. Harib... »

L&T Hyderabad Metro achieves major milestone

Hyderabad Metro rail project has created a construction record today with the erection of the 1.000th viaduct span and completion of 27 Km of metro viaduct in just 20 months. The first s... »

Royal Jordanian to stop Delhi, Mumbai services

Royal Jordanian Airlines has decided to stop all its services to Mumbai and Delhi due to reduced demand on travel to these cities, aggressive growth of regional competition and increased operating... »

7 IAF personnel killed in chopper crash in UP

Seven IAF personnel including two officers were killed today when an ALH Dhruv helicopter in which they were flying from Bareilly to Allahabad crashed in Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh.The pilot... »

Timeline fixed for resolving Hyderabad Metro project row

Timelines have been fixed to resolve the stand-off between Hyderabad Metro of L&T and Telangana Govt, according to a top central official. "There are eight/ nine issues includin... »

AirAsia eyes 10% revenue from cargo

Mittu Chandilya, CEO, AirAsia India and Bertrand Schmoll, CEO, ECS Group at a press conference BIJOY GHOSH

AirAsia India expects to earn nearly 10 per cent of revenue from cargo operations. For this, it has appointed Global Air Cargo India, part of French company ECS Group, to manage its cargo sales... »

AirAsia to launch flights to Jaipur, Chandigarh from Sept

FAA lifts ban on flights to Israel

Boeing’s Q2 earnings rise 52% despite refuelling tanker problem

Eyeing turnaround, Jet in talks with banks for ‘financial rejig’

Highway clearance delay worries LS members

Jet Air eyes non-stop flights to Europe, Australia, China

FCI takes sea-river-road route to move rice


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