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CAG REPORTS

CAG faults railways over ‘lack of financial discipline’

PTI

Railways has come in for scathing criticism over “lack of financial discipline” from the CAG whi... »

Cochin Shipyard delivers patrol vessel to Coast Guard

Our Bureau

Cochin Shipyard Ltd has launched the twelfth of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessels being built for India... »

Delhi-Chennai high-speed rail project could be a game changer for China

Atul Aneja

Having lost a contract in Mexico that was supposedly in the bag, China is keeping its fin... »
CAG REPORTS

Railways must take steps to control overloading to boost revenues

Our Bureau

The Comptroller & Auditor General has asked the Railways to take steps to control ove... »

Vizag airport recovers from Hudhud blow

Our Bureau

Visakhapatnam airport, ravaged by Hudhud on October 12, is well on the path to recovery, ac... »

Logistics

Delta to stop Amsterdam-Mumbai service

Our Bureau

Delta Air Lines is set to stop its direct link between Amsterdam and Mumbai. However, it will co... »

Logistics

Railways to raise charges for container movement by 25-41%

Our Bureau

Container movement by rail is set to become costlier with the Railways deciding to bring in a... »

Logistics

AI co-pilots protest contract offer

Adith Charlie

Thirty-nine first officers of Air India have written to the Civil Aviation Ministry and t... »

CCTVs soon in train compartments

Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu

Our Bureau

To ensure passenger safety, especially women, the Railway Ministry is in favour of installing CCTVs in individual rail compartments, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu informed the Lok Sabha on... »

‘Exempt customs duty on bunker fuel for longer period’

Containers entering the country have to leave within six months of
getting an entry bill from the customs department to avoid customs duty

Mamuni Das

If the Government wants to see fresh investments in the coastal shipping sector, it has to exempt customs duty on bunker fuel for a longer period and allow empty containers handled on India... »

Railways to raise charges for container movement by 25-41%

Our Bureau

Container movement by rail is set to become costlier with the Railways deciding to bring in a 25-41 per cent hike in rail haulage charges with effect from December 5. The sharpest increa... »

AI co-pilots protest contract offer

Adith Charlie

Thirty-nine first officers of Air India have written to the Civil Aviation Ministry and the Director General of Civil Aviation, protesting against the carrier’s decision to place them on co... »

Hyderabad HC dismisses petitions challenging metro works in Greenlands-Shilparamam section

Our Bureau

Hyderabad High Court on Thursday dismissed writ petitions challenging the Hyderabad Metro Rail works in third stretch across Greenlands-Shilparamam section and vacated interim orders. »

Konkan Railway mobile app

Our Bureau

Konkan Railway has launched a mobile app on Google Play Store to enable passengers to access various train-related features on their mobile phone. A press release said the app can... »

PM to inaugurate Meghalaya’s first train on Nov 29

PTI

Meghalaya will soon be on the railway map when Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates its first train connecting Dudhnoi in Assam with Mendipatha in the State on November 29. The Prime... »
LOGISTICALLY SPEAKING

Multimodal transport: Don’t depend solely on private investors, develop better network

The basic element in a cost-effective system is a well-connected
network of roads, railway lines, airports and ports

NK Kurup

Shipping and Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari recently said his ministry is working on a new multimodal transport policy. The basic idea, he said, is to have an integrated approach to the... »

Airlines seek infrastructure status to help raise funds

Our Bureau

Domestic airlines have asked the Government to look in to 11 private airports, such as those in Delhi and Mumbai, that levy landing charges on airlines operating smaller aircraft seating le... »

GMR-led consortium emerges lowest bidder for eastern freight corridor project

OUR BUREAUS

A consortium led by GMR Infrastructure Ltd has emerged as the lowest bidder for a project of the eastern dedicated freight corridor. The consortium offered to build the 417-km railway li... »

India, China to sign feasibility study into high-speed rail line

‘₹90,000-cr Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed train project will have to be largely Govt-funded’

Changi Airport seeks to woo more passengers from tier II cities in India

SpiceJet says it is in talks with investors for fresh capital

5/20 policy clips wings of Indian carriers: Assocham

Supply gap high in refrigerated vans, pack houses: NCCCD

Malé airport: GMR wants $803 m from Maldives

Task force on L&T Hyderabad Metro to thrash out bottlenecks

It’s journey’s end for these slow coaches with a long history

Towards zero Locals waiting for the narrow-gauge train to arrive at Kaichar station. - ASHOKE CHAKRABARTY

Abhishek Law

Three coaches, each a tad smaller than a city bus, are tugged by a miniature engine running at a snail’s pace of 15 km an hour. The stations, referred to as ‘halts’, have no platform... »

Cargo handling disruption at Chennai airport leaves exporters in a fix

TE Raja Simhan

Repeated disruptions of cargo handling at the Chennai Airport has hit trade causing financial losses to exporters.In the last 18 months, employees of the ground handling agent (GH... »

Delta to stop Amsterdam-Mumbai service

Our Bureau

Delta Air Lines is set to stop its direct link between Amsterdam and Mumbai. However, it will continue to offer services between India and the US through its partner airlines. “Delta confirms that... »

Air India offers fare discounts on select global routes

PTI

Triggering a fresh round of fare war on international routes, national carrier Air India today announced limited—period heavily discounted two—way fares on select global flights, starting Rs 19,99... »

Exploring alternative route for Sethusamudram project: Govt

A file photo of dredging taking place in the Palk Straits as a part of Sethusamudram Channel work.

PTI

Government is exploring the possibility of an alternative route for Sethusamudram ship channel project through Pamban pass without affecting the Ram Sethu or Adam’s bridge. Minister of St... »

S. Railways offers security helpline service

L N Revathy

A four-digit security helpline has been activated by the Salem Division of Southern Railways to provide speedy assistance to train passengers, be it at the station or railway coaches. Pas... »

India gets sixth Boeing P-8I maritime patrol aircraft

PTI

US aviation manufacturer Boeing has delivered the sixth P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India on schedule, a media release has said.The P-8I, which is part of a contract of eight awarded i... »

‘Railways should consider airlifting coaches to Kashmir’

Our Bureau

Till now, the Railways were moving train coaches to the Kashmir valley by specially designed trains. Now, a Parliamentary committee has asked Railways whether it can airlift train coachers... »

Emirates discount offer

Our Bureau

Emirates has announced a limited period sale starting from Tuesday to December 4 in which discounts are available on economy and business class fares to the US and Europe from all of its 10 Indian... »

Dhamra Port to invest Rs 7,000 cr for expansion

PTI

Adani Group-owned Dhamra Port Company Limited (DCPL) would invest around Rs 7,000 crore for expansion of cargo handling facility, an official of the company said today. “We are embarking... »

‘SpiceJet on verge of offloading substantial stake to investor’

AirAsia reports ₹29 cr loss in Q2

SE Railway to run Howrah Weekly Special in Dec

Mumbai-Ahmedabad train project

Vistara Airlines launch held up due to flying permit delay

Shares of railway wagon makers in demand

Domestic terminal at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport named afterNTR


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