Indore gets ‘cleanest city’ tag for third straight year

New Delhi : Indore was Wednesday adjudged India’s cleanest city for the third straight year in the central government’s cleanliness survey. The Swachh Survekshan awards 2019 were conferred by President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony here. While the New Delhi Municipal Council area was given the ‘Cleanest Small City’ award, Uttarakhand’s Gauchar was adjudged the […]

Continue Reading

Delhi : Government Proposes Increasing Speed Limit on Public Transport Vehicles From 40 kmph to 80 Kmph

New Delhi :The AAP government told the Delhi High Court that steps have been initiated to increase the pre-set limit from 40 kmph to 80 kmph on speed governors to be installed on public transport vehicles that have permits to ply in the national capital region. Currently, as per a 2017 notification, public transport vehicles, […]

Continue Reading

India’s Fastest Train ,Vande Bharat Express, Breaks Down Day After Launch

New Delhi: A day after it was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India’s fastest train, Vande Bharat Express, broke down on Saturday morning, leaving it stranded. The snag occurred around 15km away from the Tundla junction in Uttar Pradesh, around 200 km away from the national capital.According to railway officials, the train began […]

Continue Reading

IndiGo cancels 30 more flights due to pilot shortage

New Delhi :Shortage of pilots continued to hamper budget carrier IndiGos operations with the airline cancelling as many as 30 flights Tuesday from across stations and passengers allegedly being forced to buy last minute high fares for its flights, a source said. On Monday also, the Gurugram-headquartered airline had pulled out 32 flights from its […]

Continue Reading

Delhi Govt : Launches ‘Zero Fatality Corridor’ Project on Burari-Bhalaswa Stretch

New Delhi: The Delhi government Monday launched its annual road safety action plan rolling out a ‘zero fatality corridor’ project for reducing the number of fatal incidents on the outer ring road stretch between Burari and Bhalaswa Chowk. Delhi witnessed 1,691 road crash fatalities last year and the government is adopting a new approach to […]

Continue Reading

Modi to inaugurate Assam’s Bogibeel Bridge Linking Arunachal-Assam Via India’s Longest Rail-Road

GUWAHATI: Assam’s long wait for the Bogibeel Bridge India’s longest rail-road bridge. Its foundation was laid in 1997. The 4.9km-long bridge, which witnessed several protests and missed deadlines. The five-kilometre structure spans the waters of the mighty Brahmaputra River.  Speaking about the bridge, former Assam chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, said: “It has been a […]

Continue Reading

PM Modi inaugurates KMP Expressway, Delhi’s 4th ring road

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Kundli-Manesar-Palway (KMP) Expressway, western peripheral expressway. Also, known as the Western Peripheral, the project is a part of the Peripheral Expressways project. It has taken 15 years to complete this project. He also inaugurated the 3.2 km-long Ballabhgarh-Mujesar Metro rail link, which would facilitate travel for people of Delhi and Faridabad. With […]

Continue Reading

Reliance via blockchain receives India’s first LC payment

Mumbai: In a first for India, HSBC Holdings Plc has executed a trade finance transaction using blockchain for an export by Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) to US-based Tricon Energy. The blockchain-enabled letter of credit (LC) transaction substantially reduced the time taken for such deals, RIL said in a press release. “The use of blockchain offers significant […]

Continue Reading