Coal India transports 250-260 million tonnes of coal through the railways, roughly half of its production PV SIVAKUMAR
Coal India transports 250-260 million tonnes of coal through the railways, roughly half of its production PV SIVAKUMAR

Coal India may invest ₹ 5,000 crto procure railway wagons

Mamuni Das, Debabrata Das

In talks with Railways to acquire 2,000 wagons to move the fuel »

Prabhu: borrowings won’t lead Railways into debt trap

Suresh Prabhu

K. R. Srivats

Indian Railways has to rely on borrowings to fund its investments and such a strategy will not l... »

KoPT yet to find replacement for joint venture partner who bailed out

Our Bureau

The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) is yet to find a replacement for its previous joint venture par... »

Sadbhav Infra picks up 60% stake in HCC road project


Sadbhav Infrastructure has sealed a pact to acquire a 60 per cent stake from HCC group company i... »

Railways to launch App for paperless ticketing in unreserved segment


From Wednesday, rail commuters can use a mobile phone App to obtain tickets in the unreserved ca... »

Konkan Railway announces monsoon timetable

Our Bureau

Konkan Railway Corporation has announced a monsoon timetable for trains running on the route from June 10. A press release said here on Tuesday  the corporation will implem... »

SpiceJet opens advance bookings up to March next year


Budget-carrier SpiceJet today said it has opened advanced bookings up to March next year, following the nod from aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation. The customers ca... »

Give Railways a break from paying dividends, says Standing Committee

Taking caution: The committee has asked the Railways to be
cautious about taking additional debt from multilateral agencies

Mamuni Das

Indian Railways should not have to pay dividend to the government of India till the financial health of the railways improve, the Standing Committee on Railways headed by former Railway Minister D... »

Essar, Kandla port sign pact for SPM, jetties

View of Essar Ports product dispatch facility at Vadinar. File Photo

Virendra Pandit

Vadinar Liquid Terminals Ltd, a subsidiary of Essar Ports Ltd, on Monday said it has signed a concession agreement with Kandla Port Trust for development of marine liquid terminal facili... »

Jet Airways may ask Etihad to return two of its seven aircraft


Jet Airways, which plans to enhance its services on the US routes, may ask its strategic investment partner Etihad to return two of its Boeing-777 planes which are currently on lease with the Gulf... »

Railways to ink Maharashtra-specific pact on network expansion

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

Our Bureau

Maharashtra Government and the Railways will sign an agreement to develop intra-state rail linkages to promote industrial development, according to Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. S... »

‘Make in India’ initiative will open up many opportunities in shipping sector

V Sajeev Kumar

Ministry moves to bolster water transport volumes »

Road Transport Workers serve strike notice for April 30

Our Bureau

A joint meeting of national level All India Road Transport Workers’ Federations has decided to go on strike on 30th April, 2015 against the Road Transport and Safety Bill 2015 at al... »

Mumbai Airport ranked high for service quality

Our Bureau

GVK’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, managed by Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd, is among three airports the world over that has been inducted in the Director General’s Roll of E... »

Kamarajar Port to spend ₹15 crore to create more car parking space

Riding high: Kamarajar port handled 2.15 lakh cars in 2014-15, the highest among all major ports

Our Bureau

Kamarajar Port, which exports the highest number of cars from the country, is creating additional parking space for cars. It will spend ₹15 crore for the additional parking space, which will be re... »

VVIP travel: dues to Air India total ₹600 crore

AirAsia India setting up hub in Delhi

Greenfield international airport to come up at Bhogapuram in Vizag

Air Pegasus begins operations

New Colombo-Chennai flight

Axis Bank ties up with Kochi Metro for debit card-cum-ticket

Airlines get free hand to charge on additional facilities

Aranmula airport: KGS Group submits fresh application for eco clearance

GST will speed up movement of goods: Mahindra Logistics chief

Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla

Mumbai to Kolkata is 2,103 km, Los Angeles to Chicago covers 2,015 km. But transportation of goods from Mumbai to Kolkata takes 108 hours, while Los Angeles to Chicago takes just 4... »

CBI suspects freight scam of over Rs 4,000 cr in railways


Sniffing a major scam of at least Rs 4,000 crore in the railways, CBI is likely to file a case soon into alleged under-reporting of the actual weight of loaded goods wagons through the manipulatio... »

Coal, Railway Ministries, Odisha Govt sign MoU to form new joint venture

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The Coal Ministry, Railway Ministry and Government of Odisha signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday to form a joint venture which identify and execute railway line projects for evacuation... »

AirAsia plans $300 mn IPO for Indonesian arm in 2016: CEO

An AirAsia India Airbus A320 takes off at the Kempe Gowda International Airport (KGIA) in Bengaluru. File image


Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia Bhd is planning an initial public offering for its Indonesian affiliate in the first half of 2016 to raise about $300 million, its group chief executive told Reute... »

Centre for Railway Research to be set up


A memorandum of understanding for the establishment of the Centre for Railway Research was signed between Ministry of Railways and the University of Mumbai here today. The MoU was signed... »

L&T Metro MD bags ACI award

V Rishi Kumar

American Concrete Institute (ACI) has honoured V B Gadgil, Chief Executive and Managing Director, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd, with ACI Chapter Activities Award for “his exemplary contribut... »

Accounting reforms necessary in Railways: Prabhu

SURESH PRABHU, Railway Minister

Mamuni Das

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is in favour of comprehensive accounting reforms in the Railways. The reforms should be such that there is a revamp of the entire culture where government thi... »

KNR Constructions bags Rs 937 cr road contract in Tamil Nadu from NHAI

Our Bureau

KNR Constructions Limited has announced that it has bagged a Rs 937 crore road contract in Tamil Nadu from National Highway Authority of India.The order, to be executed within 30 mon... »

Chennai Port moves huge cargo

Barge carrying the huge boiler being moved by tug to the berth at the Chennai port.

Our Bureau

The Chennai port has successfully handled 293 tonne Over Dimensional Cargo (ODC) for Chennai Petroleum Corporation. On April 12, the port handled the boiler, ‎which was moved by a barge... »

Supreme Court directive to Chennai port on dusty cargo

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The Supreme Court has directed the Chennai Port Trust (ChPT) to come up with a comprehensive proposal with technical inputs to show that it can handle dusty cargo such as coal and iron ore wit... »

SpiceJet requests deferment on payment of dues, but AAI unmoved

ICICI Bank, Bangalore Metro offers smart card

Ennore port gets modern traffic control system

Inland waterways: Delhi, Dhaka to ink long-term pact for moving foodgrains to the North-East

Gateway Distriparks aims to list rail unit

Patients to be issued I-card for train fare concession

Pilot strikes hurt Lufthansa March traffic

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