More space, more funds and a time-bound programme will turn Mumbai, the financial capital of the country, into global financial hub. Speaking at Mumbai Next, an ideas exchange platfo
Meena Soni, Monika Mittal, Kusum Kanwar, Jyoti Rani and Yogita are common girls names in India. However, they stand for uncommon principle in normally traditional Rajasthan. These women are g
After the inauguration of Jaipur metro early this month, Chennai joins metro connectivity cities of India today (Monday). Chennai Metro rail began services at noon today. The first m
Priya stood in the queue to buy ticket for the first journey on Chennai metro rail on its first day run from Alandur to Koyamabedu, an hour after TN Chief minister J Jayalalithaa launched the metro
There has been no rain in Chennai this morning and water levels in the Adyar and Cooum rivers have reduced following a sharp fall in the discharge of water from Chembarapakkam, Pondi and Puzhal lak
In a major step to counter the deadly pollution levels in the national capital, the Delhi government has decided to allow odd and even number vehicles to be on the roads on alternate days, starting
A key government committee has suggested a standard goods and services tax (GST) rate of 17-18%, increasing chances of a consensus on the key reform so that the constitutional amendment that it ent
Chennai is slowly limping back to normalcy but the city is still on edge as many areas witnessed heavy rains this morning. Thousands of military personnel and social activists were engaged in a maj
The Maharashtra government’s decision to waive its farmers loans is estimated to set back the state government by Rs30,000-Rs32,000 crore. The state’s overall debt is likely to ba
The PPP model has been made mandatory in metro rail projects, but it has not been successful in at least three cities – Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad.
The government on Wednesday gave its approval for transfer of 40 acres of Airports Authority of India’s (AAI) land at Dahisar to Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)
Torrential rains on Tuesday wreaked havoc in Mumbai and a day later, all government offices, schools and colleges will remain closed. Only employees providing emergency services will be on duty.
Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), a defence PSU, has showcased its various rail and metro products at International Railway Equipment Exhibition-2017 held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. IR
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled an automatic fare collection gating system SWAGAT, jointly developed by BEL and CDAC, aimed to transform the lives of commuters. T
Citizen protesters had some relief on Monday as the Supreme Court ordered a status quo pm the cutting of trees in Aarey forests of Mumbai to build a Metro Rail shed. The apex court&r
Work on the first metro in Mumbai started in 1998 and it became operational in 2014. The second metro became partly operational in 2022; it is expected to become fully operational in another year.