New airport terminal at Leh likely to become operational by December 2022, says Civil Aviation Minister

The new airport terminal at Leh, in the Union Territory of Ladakh may become operational by December 2022,
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IRCTC opens world-class executive lounge at New Delhi Railway Station; Check features here

This is the second executive lounge opened by IRCTC after the first executive lounge that has already been in operation since the year 2016 on ground and mezzanine floor at Platform Number 16.

IRCTC, executive lounge

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal flags off dwarf container train at JNPT

With this, the first consignment of laden dwarf containers from the dwarf container depot (DCD) at the port was moved by a train to ICD Kanpur.

Sarbananda Sonowal

Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana: Indian Railways to provide entry level training to 50,000 youths; details

The vision of skill development is an integral part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision and under this Yojna, 50 thousand youths will be trained in total.

railways, Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana

Indian Railways launches Biometric Token Machine at Secunderabad station for first time; See passenger benefits

The newly installed Biometric Token Machine aims to ease the process of passenger boarding into unreserved coaches by avoiding long queues as well as by preventing brawls among travellers.

Biometric Token Machine, railway

World’s longest, Delhi-Mumbai Expressway to open in March 2023! Check key features

The ambitious infra project is being constructed at a cost of Rs 98,000 crore and is scheduled for completion by March 2023.

delhi mumbai expressway, highway

Development plan (2021-41): Pune aspires to be India’s top city

The draft development plan PMRDA has released proposes to develop city sustainably over 20 years, marrying liveability with economic growth

The draft plan provides for 26 town planning schemes, 10 metro rail routes, two ring roads (123 km and 173 km), 59 public housing projects, 152.19-km Pune-Nashik semi high-speed rail, 89.65-km crescent railway, 12 logistics hubs, and nine truck terminals, among other things.

Brahmaputra Ropeway, Guwahati: Longest river ropeway project in India completes one year; receives 50,000 visitors

Passenger ropeway project by DRIL across Brahmaputra river is 1800m long connecting South to North Guwahati.

Brahmaputra Ropeway, Guwahati Ropeway, Longest river ropeway project in India, DRIL, Damodar Ropeway

Another success for Make in India! Alstom delivers the first Kanpur Metro trainset; Check features and images

Under the ‘Make in India’ & ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ initiatives, these metro trains are being indigenously manufactured in Savli, Gujarat. The new metro trains will benefit around 5 million citi

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Experts suggest to open all Delhi Metro station gates to reduce congestion; DDMA yet to decide

As per the minutes of the meeting conducted on 27 August 2021, Singh observed that only some Delhi Metro station gates were opened for passengers.

Delhi Metro, DMRC

Soon, flying from Karnataka to get easier! All major cities in the state to have airports; details

The state Large and Medium Industries Minister further said widening domestic air connectivity is crucial for industrial development, tourism as well as other sectors in the region.

airport, karnataka

Two metro stations on Delhi-Haryana border closed

The two stations in Haryana -- Pandit Shree Ram Sharma and Bahadurgarh City -- fall on the Green Line of the network.

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Electric Highway between Delhi and Jaipur! Govt in talks with one foreign firm, says Nitin Gadkari

On Thursday, the Union Minister reviewed the progress of Delhi - Mumbai Expressway, which is expected to cut down the travel time between the national capital and the financial capital from nearly 24

electric highway, infra

Flying to Ahmedabad Airport? SVPIA runway to remain shut on these dates; Check details

Initially, the proposal for maintenance work of the Ahmedabad airport runway was to commence from November 10 this year.

Airport, runway

Delhi Metro Grey Line Update: Najafgarh-Dhansa Bus Stand corridor to open on this date

This extension of the over 4.2 km long Delhi Metro's Grey Line (Dwarka-Najafgarh metro corridor) will immensely benefit residents of interior areas around Najafgarh.

Delhi Metro, grey line

Modi Govt approves PLI scheme for Drones and Drone Components; Check key features

Considering its traditional strengths in innovation, frugal engineering, IT, as well as its huge domestic demand, India has the potential of becoming a global drone hub by the year 2030.

PLI Scheme, drones

Delhi-Mumbai Expressway to reduce travel time to 12 hours! See other features of upcoming largest expressway

It will be the longest expressway in India and once completed, people will be able to travel between Delhi and Mumbai in about 12.5 hours.

Delhi-Mumbai expressway, highway

Indian Railways announces 3 additional fully reserved special trains; Check timings, halts & other details

Other than these three fully reserved special trains, Indian Railways is also restoring the Superfast Intercity train service between the cities of Vadodara and Jamnagar with revised frequency.

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Will concentrate in building air connectivity between India and CIS countries, says Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia

For example, the flying time between Delhi and Bishkek is close to about two hours and the flying time between Delhi and Dushanbe is approximately two-and-half hours, the minister stated.

Swanky makeover for Surat, Udhna & Udaipur stations! 14 firms participate in Indian Railways’ pre-bid meeting

The redevelopment's objective is to transform these railway stations into ‘Railopolis’, equipped with state-of-the-art amenities at par with those of an international airport.

station redevelopment, IRSDC

REI Expo 2021: Harnessing thought leadership and market intelligence in the renewable energy sector

The REI Expo, back in its physical format, is being held from 15th – 17th September 2021, at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida.

Hyderabad Metro suffers heavy loss due to Covid! Telangana government forms panel to review performance

The revenues of Hyderabad Metro rail from operations as well as other income in the last fiscal stood at Rs 228 crore (this includes fare as well as non-fare revenue) as against Rs 598.20 crore revenu

Hyderabad Metro, Telangana

Boost to Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project! 12 villages in Palghar decide to give up land

The Mumbai - Ahmedabad High Speed Rail, which is being executed by the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), will pass through Mumbai suburban, Thane as well as Palghar districts.

bullet train, NHSRCL

Civil Aviation Ministry grants drone use permission to ICMR and IIT-Bombay; details here

The permission to use Drone has been granted to Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, for research, development as well as testing of drones in its own premises.

drones, civil aviation
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