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Mumbai will be transformed into global financial hub

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

Women power drives India’s newest Metro in Jaipur

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

Chennai becomes sixth city with metro rail connectivity

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

Chennai metro gets good response, but lacks amenities

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

No rains in Chennai, flights to operate from nearby naval base

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

Evening digest: Odd & even number vehicles on alternate days in Delhi due to pollution

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

Morning brieifing: Govt committee suggests GST rate of 17-18 per cent

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

Heavy rains keep Chennai on edge, banks will be functioning on Sunday

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

Farm loan waiver: Maharashtra mulls hiking non-tax revenue

 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

PPP model in metro rail may not be a good idea

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. 

Land swap proposal between AAI and MMRDA approved

 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)

Rains bring Mumbai to its knees

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.

BEML showcases products at IREE-2017

 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

BEL launches mobility card SWAGAT for hassle-free commute

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

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