Sharmistha Mukherjee

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Finance Ministry okays 2% fee on metro air routes for regional fund

Fares may be capped at Rs 2,500 per flying hour

arun jaitley finance ministry News

Automobile sales to grow as economic activities improve

After a gap of about two years, sales of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) recorded an uptick last month on the back of improved economic activity.

Car sales News

Automobile sales to grow as economic activities improve

After a gap of about two years, sales of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) recorded an uptick last month on the back of improved economic activity.

Car sales News

Flying out of Hyderabad airport gets more expensive

The DGCA circular came post an order from the high court in Hyderabad which permitted the airport operator to charge UDF earlier this month.

hyderabad airport News

After PM Narendra Modi’s intervention, MoCA drops plan to regulate fares

Top sources in the ministry informed that PM Narendra Modi have asked them to refrain from putting in place checks which would distort market economics.

narendra modi News

New Hatchback: Maruti Suzuki bets on Baleno to top premium segment

The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) is gearing up to launch an all new hatchback Baleno later this month to expand and grow its presence in the premium car segment.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno News

New Hatchback: Maruti Suzuki bets on Baleno to top premium segment

The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) is gearing up to launch an all new hatchback Baleno later this month to expand and grow its presence in the premium car segment.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno News

Truckers strike enter day 3: Probe suggests strike aimed mainly against weigh-in-motion tolls

The transporters’ strike entered into its third day disrupting supply of goods across the country.

truckers strike News

National highways upgrade: 22,000 km to be made four-lane

The roads ministry is ready with a proposal for upgrading 22,000 km of national highways at an estimated cost of Rs 4 lakh crore over the next five years.

national highways News

National Highways: Proposal for wayside amenities on track

The programme aims at setting up convenience clusters for travellers on national highways like parking, restaurants, telephone booth/wi-fi, ATMs, fuel stations, minor repair shops, rest rooms, toilets etc.

Highway News

Nearly 3 months & counting, roadside amenities scheme stuck for a name

Road ministry forwarded list of about 50 names to PMO in June, but is yet to receive an approval

Highway News

As pilots flex muscles, Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani cracks the whip

Ashwani Lohani, who took charge of Air India last week, in his message to employees, also highlighted the need to enhance passenger service in the airline.

Ashwani Lohani, Air India News

Developing India’s airports: Private role is a public question

The government has recently reversed its earlier plan to develop and improve efficacy at four airports on public-private partnership basis. Given the flip-flops in government policy over the airport privatisation and airport

airports News

Festive boom: Auto companies readying plans to offset sluggish rural demand

Though the lower-than-expected monsoons remain a concern, the country’s leading automobile manufacturers expect new launches, lower oil prices and a possible cut in interest rates to drive up demand by nearly a fifth during

cars News

Festive boom: Auto companies readying plans to offset sluggish rural demand

Though the lower-than-expected monsoons remain a concern, the country’s leading automobile manufacturers expect new launches, lower oil prices and a possible cut in interest rates to drive up demand by nearly a fifth during

cars News

Commodities price crash could give big push to infrastructure projects

With cheaper commodities from the global markets at India’s disposal, time is ripe for the Centre to provide a big push to infrastructure projects and make the most of it.

oil price News

Air India flights affected after pilots protest removal of commanders from workmen category

Air India pilots have been going slow on work and calling in sick after airline issued an order removing commanders from workmen category. The airline has 1,400 pilots, of which 650 are commanders.

Air India free ticket News

Dump old vehicle, earn up to Rs 1.5 lakh: Nitin Gadkari

Proposal to remove polluting vehicles on way, says Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari, Volkswagen emission scandal News

Aviation Ministry: Tax waivers to make flying cheaper

The civil aviation ministry is considering a slew of fiscal incentives for stakeholders across the country’s fledging aviation industry.

Narendra Modi, Narendra Modi, dassault aviation india, dassault aviation SA, dassault aviation france, fighter jets, military aircraft deals News

Hitch for e-tailers: Govt may restrict drone usage to ‘line of sight’ services

With this India will become one of the five countries worldwide to have notified regulations for commercial use of drones.

Amazon, Amazon drone, Amazon delivery News

Green plan for highways: 1% project cost to be set aside to plant trees

The road ministry has finalised a “green highways” policy to “tree-line” 140,000 kilometres of national highways.

Highway News

Rising land prices create roadblocks for highway projects

In August last year, the government authorised individual ministries to clear projects of up to Rs 1,000 crore following a request from the Union Minister for Road, Transport Highways Nitin Gadkari.

nitin gadkari News

With IPO in sight, IndiGo trebled dividend in FY15

As the company’s plans for public issue materialised, Interglobe Enterprises that operates India’s largest passenger carrier – Indigo – seems to have significantly raised its dividends payout and raised it by almost t

IndiGo market News

Air India to hold elections in August to slash number of recognised unions

Air India has drawn up a blue-print to rationalise the number of recognised unions in the airline from 15 to two — one union for pilots and the other for all other employees.

air india News

Ministers can’t agree, aviation policies remain on the ground

Growing dissonance between Ashok Gajapati Raju and his junior colleague seems to have held up several policy decisions — including charging extra for check-in baggage and the proposal for the Greater Noida airport.

air ticket price News

Sub-regional road connectivity pacts: From ‘looking East’ to linking East

Skirting Pakistan, India signed a road connectivity pact with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal (BBIN) on June 15 to pave the way for greater trade and economic co-operation in the sub-region.

road map News

2nd NCR airport: Aviation Ministry nod came without state govt’s clearance

The airport in Jewar was proposed by the erstwhile Mayawati-led government in Uttar Pradesh and the UPA government.

hyderabad airport News