Infrastructure

Vijayawada Metro: Andhra picks Light Metro Rail for Amaravati, puts project on fast track

Not to be discouraged, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has since found a way out of the quagmire, going for Light Metro Rail (LRT) in place of the medium metro prescribed by DMRC.

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AirAsia offers: Now fly at Rs 99 to 7 cities in India including Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi

Low-cost airline AirAsia India on Sunday said it would fly passengers from Monday to seven cities across the country at a promotional base fare from Rs 99 upwards.

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Budget 2018: Realty sector eyes lower GST, infrastructure status

Severely impacted by various reforms like RERA, GST and demonetisation, the realty sector is pinning its hopes on Budget 2018-19 for relief measures like lower taxes and infrastructure status.

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CM N Chandrababu Naidu makes fresh plea to PM Narendra Modi for Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada metro rail

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi two days ago made a fresh plea for building metro rail systems in Visakhapatnam and

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Rails supplied to railways are defect free, says SAIL

The country's largest steelmaker SAIL has said the rails supplied to railways are totally "defect free" and processing of tracks at the PSU follows highest level of quality control.

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Railways to complete technical work on Delhi-Saharanpur rail line, train schedule affected for 6 days

Train schedules will be affected for six days as the railway has to complete technical work on railway tracks on the New Delhi-Saharanpur line, an official said today.

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AAI plans national strategy for airports development amid growing passenger traffic

State-owned AAI plans to have a national strategy for airports development and formulation of model concession agreements amid growing passenger traffic, which is expected to touch 322 million in 2018

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Soon, using railway cloak rooms, lockers to cost more

Soon, passengers who stow their luggage in railway cloak rooms and lockers would have to shell out more for availing the service.

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Bhajan mandalis cannot be stopped from playing in Mumbai locals, says Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday that the bhajan mandalis, groups of music artistes who play devotional songs in Mumbai trains, would not be banned even if they did create noise pollutio

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Jet Airways flight to Mumbai delayed due to security check at Paris airport

A city-bound Jet Airways flight carrying 344 passengers on board from Paris was delayed by more than an hour due to security clearances.

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Rail Budget 2018: Focusing on rail funds from monetisation and fund allocation, says Piyush Goyal

Aiming to fund rail expenditure through asset monetisation, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said today he would be "satisfied" with any amount of capital allocation to the transport behemoth in the upco

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Prioritise railway connectivity in Arunachal Pradesh, says CM Pema Khandu

Chief Minister Pema Khandu has appealed to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to prioritise rail connectivity to Arunachal Pradesh in the ensuing Union General Budget 2018

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Piyush Goyal: Railways have aggressive plans to monetise assets; IRFC to expand footprint

Indian Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said, "Full Board meeting of Railway Board members will now be held every week, and if there is no agenda when we meet on a cup of tea to exchange the thoughts and

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Not so royal revenue from royal trains in Rajasthan

The revenue of luxury tourist trains covering popular sites in Rajasthan fell in the last three years, a railway report said today.

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Visit work sites twice in 15 days, Railways tells senior officials

Senior officials of the Indian Railways will now have to camp for two days in a fortnight in areas where safety works are underway to ensure proper execution of such work.

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Air India to take delivery of B777 plane on January 24

Air India is set to take the delivery of the first of the two B777 aircraft, which will be used to fly the VVIPs, on January 24.

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Devendra Fadnavis okays DPR for Metro 4A route extension till Gaimukh

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis approved today the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the extension of Metro 4A project route from Kasarwadavali to Gaimukh in Thane district.

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IndiGo staff accused of threatening pax at Patna airport

Budget carrier IndiGo, which recently got a dressing down from a Parliamentary panel for "rude" behaviour of its staff, has now been accused of "threatening" to use force against a group of passengers

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Jet Airways prohibits smart luggage on flights from January 15

Following a direction from the global airline grouping IATA, Jet Airways today said it will prohibit passengers from carrying smart luggage, which include devices with non-removable batteries, on its

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Chennai-Mysuru Shatabdi to get features-rich Anubhuti coach

Passengers of Chennai-Mysuru Shatabdi Express will get the opportunity to travel by the features-rich 'Anubhuti' coach from tomorrow.

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Kozhikode railway station cleanest, Nizamuddin gets lowest ratings: Survey

The Kozhikode railway station in Kerala was ranked the best by travellers while the Hazrat Nizamuddin here was given the lowest ratings in terms of cleanliness.

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Northeast Frontier Railway uses GPS-based technology to tackle visibility problem during fog

A new GPS-based system has been installed in all the locomotives of Northeast Frontier Railway to alert loco pilots about approaching signals and help in the timely running of trains during heavy fog.

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Land monetisation: Indian Railways aims for whopping Rs 6,000 crore in 8 years from 17 plots

Indian Railways has fast-tracked its project for vacant land monetisation, a move that could boost its investible resources.

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Air Asia India affairs managed very poorly, says Mistry’s counsel

Cyrus Investments and Sterling Investments Co — presented evidence on Air Asia India before the Mumbai bench of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT).

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Government handing Air India over to foreign players, says Congress, CPI(M)

The Congress and the CPI(M) today strongly opposed the government's decision to allow 49 per cent FDI in the civil aviation sector and accused it of handing Air India over to foreign players.

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Singapore Airlines says options open on Air India disinvestment

Singapore Airlines today said it will keep options open on Air India stake after the government allowed foreign carriers to own up to 49 per cent in the national carrier.

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Air India 49% FDI approval: Modi is right in taking off without waiting for opposition to get on board

Air India has long been a mascot for brand India, but by 2009 the state-run carrier began reeling under a huge pile debt and its services started deteriorating.

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