Railway ministry again seeks finance ministry’s help in bearing social obligation costs

The tussle between ministries of railways and finance continues as railway minister Suresh Prabhu has once again written to finance minister Arun Jaitley seeking to form a committee to address the national carrier’s social obligation costs […]



Budgeting for sustainability

It has been a few weeks since the Union Budget for 2017-18 was presented. While many did not seem pleased with the budgetary focus on sustainability, the fact remains that finance minister Arun Jaitley has done well to allocate money for most crucial issues […]


Govt plans to offer online IT courses in 6 regional languages

Aiming to impart electronics and information technology-related training across the country, the government is planning to offer free e-learning courses in six regional languages […]

Urban Development

Siemens Ltd, Siemens Rail win Rs.287 crore Nagpur Metro order

Siemens Ltd on Monday said it, along with another firm, has bagged a Rs.287-crore order from Nagpur Metro Rail Corp. to supply signalling technology for the first two lines – North-South and East-West corridors – of the project […]