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Central Railway

Indian Railways punctuality: Western Railway divisions top rankings even as Central Railway scores poorly

Long-haul trains run by the Mumbai division of Central Railway zone have been stubbornly late, and the network has been placed at the near-bottom...
commercial spaces

Amrapali submit details of all its properties worth over Rs 5,500 crore in SC

Amrapali in the affidavit proposed to complete and sell commercial spaces worth Rs 1,040 crore within two years, sale proceedings of which can be...
UltraTech

Ultratech gets CCI nod to acquire Century’s cement business

On May 20, UltraTech said it would acquire the cement business of BK Birla Group company Century Textiles and Industries through a share swap...
NA certification

Now, online system for getting NA certificate in Gujarat

The government has also made it mandatory to apply for NA certification online and has put onus on district officials to check the land...
Indian Railways

Indian Railways to upgrade breath analysers to test blood alcohol levels for loco pilots

The existing devices will be upgraded with the latest specifications issued by the Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO) of Indian Railways, the official...
Airport

Cochin International Airport to open on Augsut 26 as waters recede

Airport authorities have been engaged in a massive cleaning operation of the operational area that was submerged by flood waters. One side the compound...
Public Accounts Committee

Glaring lapses’ in Indian Railways accounting system

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in its latest report, has found that a total expenditure of Rs 51,667.83 crore was booked up to March...
flexi-fare system

Railways unlikely to withdraw flexi-fare system

The Railway Board has already submitted a revised report on the flexi-fare system to railway minister Piyush Goyal who is likely to take a...
zonal water meeting report

Rainwater harvesting must for houses in Nagpur with over 125 sq meter built up...

Zalke also reviewed previous year’s committee’s zonal water meeting report and bills were discussed, according to which Rs200 crore has to be recovered this...
home improvement loans

Indiabulls Housing Finance postpones rate hike for Kerala customers by two months

As part of its "relief measure, the housing finance company has also decided to waive the processing fee for home improvement loans to customers...
UDH department

Rajasthan to reserve 2% houses under govt schemes for transgenders

The UDH department, in the poll-bound year, has amended the Urban Land Disposal Rules, 1974 to make provision for 2% reservation for transgenders in...
VICAT

VICAT FRANCE inaugurates its Cement Terminal in Mumbai under its Flagship brand “VICAT”

This terminal is innaugurated by Mr. Guy Sidos, VICAT Group Chairman and CEO in presence Mr.  Markus Oberle , Chairman- VICAT INDIA and Mr....
kerala floods

Kerala floods: Indian Railways introduces special train services to clear extra rush

One of the special train services will run from Kochuvelli to Bhubaneshwar. Train number 06336 Kochuvelli-Bhubaneshwar special train service will leave Kochuvelli railway station...
Western Peripheral Expressway

Gurugram-Mumbai Expressway to be connected to Delhi’s DND flyway

According to sources quoted in a TOI report, a new 8-lane road would be constructed, which would link the Western Peripheral Expressway with the...
indian railways

In a first, Indian Railways to allow third-party audits of its bridges

The general managers of all the zones have been asked to fix specialised national or even international agencies to conduct these technical audits. “The...
domestic air passenger

Domestic air passenger traffic rises 21 percent in July

Though July is traditionally a weak month for carriers, this time the growth was robust because generally, the fares were much lower than what...
PE investments

PE investments deal tally at $11.5 billion in Jan-July: Report

According to a Grant Thornton report, following the significant uptrend in July PEinvestments, the deal tally for the first seven months of this year...
DLF

DLF-GIC to invest Rs 1,250 crore for housing project in central Delhi

DLF had entered into a joint venture with GIC for these two projects, which will be called 'Midtown', having total development potential of about...
Airports Council

Indian aviation market posts highest growth in May in Asia Pacific region: ACI

The growth in China in comparison stood at 8.3 per cent and South Korea at 8.1 per cent, said the Airports Council International in...
AAI

AAI prepares specifications for remote air traffic control towers

The state-owned AAI, which manages more than 120 airports, is expected to operationalise more number of aerodromes, especially with new routes under the regional...