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Indian Railways finalises tender for Vande Bharat-type train sets

NEW DELHI, Jan. 22 -- Hyderabad-based Medha Servo Drives Ltd has bagged a contract worth Rs.2,211 crore from Indian Railways for designing, manufacturing, supplying and other equipment required for ma... Read More


Govt tells WhatsApp to withdraw policy tweaks

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- India, the biggest market for WhatsApp, on Tuesday asked the instant messaging platform to withdraw recent controversial changes it made to its terms of service and privacy polic... Read More


India asks WhatsApp to withdraw privacy policy; seeks response on user profiling

NEW DELHI, Jan. 19 -- The Indian government has asked instant messaging platform WhatsApp to withdraw the recent changes to its terms of service and privacy policy, people aware of the matter said. I... Read More


India asks WhatsApp to withdraw new 'discriminatory' policy

NEW DELHI, Jan. 19 -- The Indian government has asked instant messaging platform WhatsApp to withdraw the recent changes to its terms of service and privacy policy, people aware of the matter said. I... Read More


Highway construction may surpass goal

New Delhi, Jan. 18 -- More than 8,000 km of national highways were built from 1 April 2020 to 15 January 2021, an increase of 8% over the same period in the last financial year, the road transport and... Read More


'Govt must raise infra, healthcare spends'

New Delhi, Jan. 18 -- The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India, or Assocham, expects finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to announce bold measures in the Union budget to help shift th... Read More


Highway construction in FY21 could surpass last year's target: Govt

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- As much as 8,169 km of national highways have been constructed from 1 April 2020 to 15 January 2021 in the current financial year 2020-21, up 8% during the same period a year ago... Read More


IRFC to go public on 18 Jan, may raise up to Rs 4,600 crore

New Delhi, Jan. 14 -- The initial public offering (IPO) of state-owned Indian Railway Finance Corp. (IRFC) worth about Rs.4,600 crore will hit the market on 18 January. The price band of the issue ha... Read More


Budget may unveil roadmap on scrapping old, polluting vehicles

New Delhi, Jan. 12 -- The much-awaited vehicle scrappage policy, which aims to boost automobile demand by phasing out old, polluting vehicles, could find mention in the Union Budget 2021-22, a top gov... Read More


Mint's Road to Recovery: See growth to contract 6.5% this fiscal, says Sajid Chenoy

NEW DELHI, Jan. 11 -- Indian economy could see a contraction of 6.5% in the current fiscal, lower than the government's latest projection of 7.7%, Sajjid Z. Chinoy, chief India economist, JP Morgan sa... Read More