Chinese firms will be kept away from road projects, says Gadkari

New Delhi, July 1 -- Road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the government will soon firm up a policy to relax norms that will offer more chance for domestic companies to... Read More

UPI transactions hit all-time high in June, cross pre-covid levels

NEW DELHI, July 1 -- Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based payments grew 9% sequentially, clocking 1.34 billion transactions in June. Such transactions not only bounced back to pre-covid-19 levels, b... Read More

150 additional local trains to run in Mumbai from July 1

New Delhi, June 30 -- Indian railways on Tuesday said it will start additional 150 suburban trains in Mumbai for select government officials from July 1. Currently, total 200 train services are being... Read More

No demand for Shramik Special trains, says railways ministry

New Delhi, June 29 -- The railways ministry on Monday said that there is no demand for Shramik Special trains to ferry migrant workers back to them home state. "There is no demand for these trains to... Read More

Unlock 2.0: Curfew hours relaxed to allow greater mobility

New Delhi, June 29 -- As part of phase 2 of unlocking the Indian economy, the union home ministry late on Monday relaxed curfew hours to allow easier movement of people and goods on national highways ... Read More

Gadkari urges trade, finance ministers to allow imports that have been paid for

NEW DELHI, June 28 -- Nitin Gadkari has requested his counterparts in finance and trade ministries to allow imports of goods that have already been paid for. Thee calls by the micro, small and medium ... Read More

Infra cos keen to redevelop 4 railway stations

New Delhi, June 26 -- Even as investor sentiment took a hit due to the covid-19 crisis, Indian Railway Stations Development Corp. (IRSDC) received interest from infrastructure majors such as GR Infras... Read More

Govt allows citizens mild, medium colour blindness to obtain driving licence

New Delhi, June 26 -- The road transport and highways ministry on Friday said that citizens with mild to medium colour blindness can now in obtain driving licence, a practice that is common in many co... Read More

Railways to run more special trains soon, says rail board chairman

New Delhi, June 26 -- Occupancy in the trains, demand from and the status of the spread of coronavirus across the country will be key determinants for running more trains in the future. The national t... Read More

Coop banks placed under RBI oversight

new delhi, June 26 -- The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance to bring 1,482 urban and 58 multi-state cooperative banks under the supervision of the Reserve Bank of India, a move that wil... Read More