Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu: Finances under stress, safety cess on passenger fare a possibility

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu: Finances under stress, safety cess on passenger fare a possibility

In the past three years since the NDA government took charge, the ministry of railways has committed and initiated various projects to enhance passenger amenities and augment freight.

Narendra Modi in Assam Live Updates: PM to inaugurate Dhola-Sadiya Bridge
Narendra Modi in Assam Live Updates: PM to inaugurate Dhola-Sadiya Bridge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India's longest Dhola-Sadiya Bridge in Assam.

3 years of Narendra Modi government: PM to address nation; Congress flays BJP over multi-crore propaganda blitz
3 years of Narendra Modi government: PM to address nation; Congress flays BJP over multi-crore propaganda blitz

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today completes three years in the office.

After Narendra Modi government cleared Rs 6,000 cr package, garment sector creates 750,000 jobs, but falls short of target
After Narendra Modi government cleared Rs 6,000 cr package, garment sector creates 750,000 jobs, but falls short of target

As many as 3,26,471 direct and 4,24,412 indirect jobs were created in the sector in the last fiscal, according to the estimate.

China's reforms will not be enough to arrest rising debt: Moody's Marie Diron
China's reforms will not be enough to arrest rising debt: Moody's Marie Diron

China's structural reforms will not be enough to arrest its rising debt, Marie Diron, associate managing director of Moody's Sovereign Risk Group, said on Friday.

Ramnath Goenka lecture: Dominant narrative should not drum out those who disagree
Ramnath Goenka lecture: Dominant narrative should not drum out those who disagree

The need to ask questions of those in power is fundamental for the “preservation” of the nation, especially at a time when those who make the loudest noise drown out those who disagree, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday.

Till Reliance Jio came along, India did not experience the data revolution, but unless government cuts regulatory burden, tariffs won't fall
Till Reliance Jio came along, India did not experience the data revolution, but unless government cuts regulatory burden, tariffs won't fall

While incumbent telcos charge more for voice calls than they do for data usage—every ‘voice’ call uses up some amount of ‘data’—with the industry in the red as a whole, there is no question of overcharging as many believe.

SCIENCE

NASA moves up launch of mission to metal asteroid
NASA moves up launch of mission to metal asteroid

"Psyche, NASA's Discovery Mission to a unique metal asteroid, has been moved up one year with a launch in the summer of 2022, and with a planned arrival at the main belt asteroid in 2026 four years earlier than the original timeline," the US space agency said in a statement on Wednesday.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 26 May )This Week ( 21 May - 27 May )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more