The 72-km elevated metro project in Hyderabad is expected to be ready by 2016-17. Photo: V Rishi Kumar
The 72-km elevated metro project in Hyderabad is expected to be ready by 2016-17. Photo: V Rishi Kumar

L&T Hyderabad Metro hints at ₹3,000-cr cost escalation

V Rishi Kumar

L&T Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited today hinted at the possibility of cost escalation of the e... »

Kingfisher to seek legal remedies as apex court dismisses special leave petition

Giriprakash K

Kingfisher Airlines has said that it will pursue all legal remedies after the Supreme Court on T... »

Eastern Railway reviews unmanned level crossings safety

Our Bureau

Eastern Railway has ‘improved’ safety aspects at all 145 unmanned level crossing within its d... »

Govt to ensure passage of Motor Bill in next session: Gadkari


The government will ensure that the new Motor Vehicles Bill is passed in the next session of Par... »

UBI declares Kingfisher, Mallya, 3 directors ‘wilful defaulters’

Vijay Mallya

Our Bureau

Kolkata-based United Bank of India (UBI) on Monday declared as “wilful defaulters” Kingfisher Ai... »

Flying out of Lucknow to cost more

Our Bureau

Flying out of Lucknow is set to become more expensive starting October 1. The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) said in its latest order that outgoing passenge... »

SpiceJet turns focus on the domestic sector

TE Raja Simhan

SpiceJet has significantly reduced its international operations since January this year to focus more on the domestic sector. The number of international flight departures dropped by nearly 60 per... »

Shipbrokers institute supplementary exam

Our Bureau

The London-based Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) will conduct its supplementary examinations in two centres in the country in November, according to JP Menezes, former pre... »

Gadkari: New Motor Vehicles Bill in next session of Parliament


With the aim to reduce the number of road accidents in the country by adopting international best practices, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways will introduce the new Motor Vehicles Bill i... »

SpiceJet offers Rs 499 fare on domestic network

R Yegya Narayanan

Low-fare carrier SpiceJet has fired another salvo at its rivals, launching a new fare war called the ‘early bird sale’ in which fares start as low as Rs 499 per ticket for flights on its domestic... »

‘AirAsia India is already posting operating profits’

K Giriprakash

Low-cost airline AirAsia India, in which the Tata Group’s holding company owns substantial stake, has said it is sticking to its target of achieving overall profits in October as it has already... »

East Central Rly earns Rs 3,866 cr during Apr-July this year


The East Central Railway (ECR) has earned Rs 3,866 crore in revenues during the April—July period this fiscal, a senior railway official said. “We have registered a revenue of Rs 3,866 cr... »

Govt initiates steps aimed at corporatisation of major ports


The Narendra Modi led-government has initiated steps aimed at “corporatising” India’s major ports and has started the process for appointment of a world-class consultant to come out with a draft r... »

Jindal ITF, Sula Shipping join for NTPC-Farakka project

Our Bureau

Jindal ITF, a wholly owned subsidiary of Jindal SAW Ltd, and Sula Shipping & Logistics Pvt Ltd has set up a project driven partnership. The partnership is expected to increase the efficiency o... »

Pvt operators can ply in non-profitable routes of KSRTC: Kerala HC


Private bus operators can ply in non-profitable routes manned by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, the Kerala High Court observed today.Justice C K Abdul Rahim made the oral observat... »

Air India website blocked by few sites in India, abroad

Malaysia Airlines to cut 30% of jobs as part of revamp

Revived Malaysia Airlines to be launched July 2015

Turkish Cargo launches service from Hyderabad

Airport regulatory model yielding ‘poor returns’ for investors

Japan Airlines to buy 32 Mitsubishi planes

Ebola zone countries isolated as airlines stop flights

Why Vallarpadam terminal languishes

New Chennai-Mundra shipping service can benefit carmakers: Gadkari

Coastal shipping and inland waterways have the potential to offer the most economic transport solution to industries. SS KUMAR

Our Bureau

The Union Shipping Ministry intends to start a Ro-Ro service from Chennai to Mundra for the benefit of car manufacturers in Tamil Nadu. Ro-ro is an abbreviation for roll-on/roll-off, referring to... »

Jet Airways: Etihad lends a helping hand

Better placed Jet Airways hopes to increase the share of international operations to total revenue from 45 per cent last year to 63 per cent by 2015.


Last week, when rating agency ICRA downgraded Jet Airways’ loan facilities to ‘D’ (junk status) due to delays in debt servicing, the company’s rejoinder was quick and sharp. “It is very disappoint... »

Kandla port gets award

Virendra Pandit

Sea Trade of South India has conferred the 'Major Port of the Year-2014' award on Kandla port, located in Gujarat. The Kerala Chief Minister, Oommen Chandy, presented the award to Sanjay... »

Japan says electronics OK during take-off and landing


Japan today relaxed a ban on the use of electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets in flight, following similar moves by the United States and the European Union. From Monday, pas... »

East Central Railway earns Rs 3,866 cr during April-July


The East Central Railway (ECR) has earned Rs 3,866 crore in revenues during the April-July period this fiscal, a senior railway official said. “We have registered revenue of Rs 3,866 crore... »

India failed to take advantage of aviation boom, says Lufthansa’s Wolfgang Will

Wolfgang Will, Director, South Asia, Lufthansa. BIJOY GHOSH

TE Raja Simhan

India failed to take advantage of the fast-growing aviation market, as the country does not have enough home-grown airlines. As a result, aviation hubs have been transferred to West Asia from w... »

New Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi to halt at Habibganj from Sept 1


The New Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express will halt at Habibganj railway station here from tomorrow, a railway official said today.All preparations have been made for the arrival and departure... »

Great Eastern plans Rs 2,300-cr capex to raise capacity


Great Eastern Shipping, the largest private sector liner in the country, plans to invest up to $380 million or around Rs 2,300 crore in acquiring vessels and on a rig by March 2017, a senior offic... »

AirAsia launches free user trial of WiFi service


Malaysia’s budget airline AirAsia has launched a two-month-long free user trial of its onboard WiFi service designed to provide affordable, low-cost Internet connectivity to passengers. T... »

Delhi HC to pronounce order on e-rickshaws on Sept 9


The Delhi High Court today fixed September 9 to pass its order on whether to permit plying of e-rickshaws in the national capital till rules are framed to regulate them under the Motor Vehicles Ac... »

Govt delegates powers regarding fishing boats to states

Dozens of planes grounded in German pilot strike

Malaysia Airlines shares suspended ahead of revamp announcement

Airline officials’ presence ‘must’ for meeting with UBI

Kerala dumps monorail, mulls ‘light metro’ option

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Australia’s Qantas posts worst-ever annual loss

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