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IITs, NITs & other engineering colleges to adopt NH stretches to study use of new tech, improvement prospects

he IITs, NITs as well as other reputed technology institutions in India will now adopt National Highway stretches on a voluntary basis and the faculties, students and researchers of these institutions will use them as a field of study of the latest industry trends.

Infra boost in Northeast! Gadkari to inaugurate and lay foundation stone of 15 highway projects in Nagaland

The highway projects will provide alternate access to Imphal to Dimapur as well as connect the capital of Nagaland, Kohima to the district of Phek and the Myanmar border.

Highways on fast-track! Road projects worth Rs 25 lakh crore to be built; details here

Gadkari said that road projects worth Rs 25 lakh crore will be developed as part of the infrastructure building programme of Rs 100 lakh crore, announced by PM Modi.

Chardham highway project: SC asks panel to consider Defence Ministry’s plea on road widening in two weeks

The Defence Ministry in its application said that it seeks modification of the SC order as well as directions that the NHs from Rishikesh to Gangotri, Rishikesh to Mana as well as from Tanakpur to Pithoragarh may be developed to 2-lane configuration.

Indian Railways records highest freight loading in 2020! Marks 9% increase in November; details here

Indian Railways' freight loading, in the month of November 2020, was 109.68 million tonnes.

RITES to prepare detailed project report on corporatisation of Indian Railways production units; details here

The unions of Indian Railways have opposed the decision of the national transporter to turn its production units into corporate entities, raising concerns about job losses.

Amid concerns over China’s hydropower project on Brahmaputra, India plans multipurpose dam in Northeast

The proposed 9.2 BCM 'Upper Siang' project on the Siang river will be able to take the excess water discharge load and in case of any deficit, it can even store water.

Indian Railways zero-based timetable: Travel time in long-distance trains to reduce! Check details

The purpose is to increase poorly-patronized trains' occupancy and to reduce waitlisting in those trains which have high demand.

Bengaluru Airport using digital transformation, social media platforms to tackle Covid impact

Kempegowda International Airport witnessed about 100 thousand daily passengers inclusive of 80 thousand to 85 thousand domestic passengers before COVID-19.

Delhi Airport’s fight against Covid-19! Here is how India’s busiest airport is striving for normalcy

Citing that festivals of Navratri, Diwali, and Chhath Puja have given the much-needed boost, the Delhi Airport authority is expecting to return to pre-lockdown volumes soon.

108-year-old Punjab Mail is back on track! Indian Railways to resume this train service from today; details

The train will start from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai on 1 December 2020, while it will start on 3 December 2020 from Punjab's Firozpur Cantt.

IRCTC Special Trains: Indian Railways passengers, note! Timings of these 11 trains revised; details

The timings of the various festival, as well as other special trains originating/terminating over Western Railways, have been changed with effect from 1 December 2020.

AirAsia India to expand network; plans to induct three more A320 neo planes by June 2021

The Bengaluru-based, AirAsia India airline took delivery of the first A320 neo plane in the month of October and another one in November.

Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train: Atmanirbhar push! Industry urged to develop alternative for Chinese machines

India's trade with the neighbouring nation, China has been affected by the border tension in eastern Ladakh.

Indian Railways’ boost to rail electrification; electrifies Dighawara-Bandikui section between Ajmer and Delhi

According to Goyal, the electrification work in Rajasthan was done on the Kota-Mumbai railway line around 35 years ago, and after that, no attention was paid to this area.

Infra boost! PM Modi to inaugurate 6-lane widening project of the Varanasi-Prayagraj section of NH-19; details

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to dedicate to the nation the 6-lane widening project of the Handia (in Prayagraj) - Rajatalab (in Varanasi) NH-19 section.

Kulhad ki chai and train ride! Indian Railways’ eco-friendly move to reduce use of plastic at all railway stations

At present, nearly 400 railway stations serve tea in Kulhads and in the future, Indian Railways' plan is to sell tea only in Kulhads at all the railway stations in India.

Indian Railways passengers travelling to Maharashtra must follow these instructions issued by state government

The Railway Ministry has advised Indian Railways passengers travelling to Maharashtra to go through the COVID-19 related instructions issued by the Maharashtra government and plan the journey accordingly.

UP to have more national highways! Nitin Gadkari asks state government to expedite land acquisition; details

In the last six years, nearly 3,700 km NH projects worth Rs 42,000 crore have been added in Uttar Pradesh.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project: NHSRCL signs contract with L&T for alignment works; details

The agreement signed with L&T also includes the development of four stations namely Billimora, Vapi, Surat and Bharuch, Surat Depot, a total of 42 road crossings, as many as 14 river crossings, as well as six railway crossings including a 350 metres long mountain tunnel.