31 Oct 2014
Beijing: China on Friday approved construction of a new strategically important high altitude railway line in Tibet costing about USD six billion that would come close to the Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh.
31 Oct 2014
Panaji: India has highest PAHs (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons), a carcinogenic Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), as compared to cities of other countries while Kolkata is the most polluted metropolis in the country with its pollution levels recorded highest among eight tropical Asian countries, according to study.
30 Oct 2014
Kapurthala: The first high-speed train between Delhi and Agra with a speed of 160 km per hour is expected to run on November 10 as Kapurthala Rail Coach Factory is all set to roll out the first rake of fourteen coaches of the train.
22 Oct 2014
Melbourne: Chennai has been named among the top 10 cities to visit this year by a leading global travel guide with the list being topped by US' capital Washington.
27 Oct 2014
Agartala: The external affairs ministry has convened a meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday to finalize the pending issues relating to proposed Agartala (Tripura)-Akhaura (Bangladesh) new rail link project, official said here on Monday.
11 Oct 2014
Virudhunagar: Chennai Metro Rail will soon submit a report to the Tamil Nadu government on providing rope car facility to Sri Sundaramahalingam temple atop the Chathuragiri hills in this district, where 'Siddha Purushas' (saints) are believed to inhabit, a top official said on Saturday.
27 Sep 2014
Lucknow: The UP government on Saturday officially commenced work on the ambitious Lucknow Metro Rail and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said efforts would be to finish the project by 2016.
25 Oct 2014
Lucknow: From Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia's flute recitals, the Sabri Brothers' soulful Sufi music and qawwali's to performances by Bollywood singers like Sukhvinder Singh, Rekha Bharadwaj and Ankit Tiwari, an eclectic mix of tradition and modernity will be witnessed at the forthcoming Lucknow Mahotsava.
18 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Even as work is underway on Metro's phase III, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has proposed 103.93 km long corridor in phase IV which is likely to come up by 2022.
06 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Central government has released its equity contribution of Rs 250 crore to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for construction work of Phase III projects.