Mamata asks mayor to rename Kolkata road, park after Pranab Mukherjee

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday directed Kolkata mayor Firhad Hakim to rename a road and a park in the city after former president Pranab Mukherjee. Speaking at the inauguration of Chetla Agrani’s Durga Puja pandal in south Kolkata, Banerjee remembered Mukherjee. “I will ask Bobby (Firhad Hakim) to name a … Read more

Portion of road caves in, massive traffic snarls as rains pound Delhi

A portion of a road caved in as incessant spell of light to moderate rain drenched Delhi for the second consecutive day on Thursday leading to waterlogging and uprooting of trees that caused massive traffic snarls in many parts of the capital. The weather department has issued a ‘yellow’ alert for Friday, … Read more

New Telecom Bill provides road map for innovation: Ashwini Vaishnaw

Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Thursday said the new telecom Bill would provide a clear road map for industry restructuring and promote innovation. While speaking at a Public Affairs Forum of India event, the minister said in the next one-and-a-half years to two years, the government should be able to completely revamp … Read more

Efforts on to improve road engineering, auto manufacturing: Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said that efforts are being made to improve road engineering, automobile manufacturing and emergency services, and cooperation of all stakeholders is necessary to improve road safety. The government is also planning to conduct road safety audit in order to improve the … Read more

Road to wealth creation: 5 effective strategies to become a successful investor

Investors who entered the markets during early 2020 and witnessed a surging bull phase that lasted till January 2022 are trying to make sense of the markets. Although the Nifty has rebounded from 15,293 on 17th June 2022 to 17,530 on 16th September 2022, one may be wondering about the way ahead. Mature investors may … Read more

Sisodia okays road redevelopment projects worth Rs 29.77 cr for west Delhi

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has approved road redevelopment projects worth Rs 29.77 crore for the city’s western part, according to a statement. Nine west Delhi roads, including Najafgarh Road, Punjab Garden Road, Ginni Devi Road, Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Marg, Pankaj Batra Marg and Lal Sai Mandir Marg, will … Read more

Govt to approach capital market this month to raise funds for road projects

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the government will approach the capital market this month to raise funds for road projects. Addressing an event here, he said toll revenue of the NHAI will soar to Rs 1.40 lakh crore per annum in next three years from Rs 40,000 … Read more

Road transport ministry issues draft rules to curb fraud in used car market

After several regulatory gaps emerged in the fledgling pre-owned car market, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has moved to address these concerns to prevent fraudulent activities around the sale and purchase of used vehicles, issuing a draft notification setting down guidelines and new regulations for the vehicle resale … Read more

Former RBI Guv suggests 10-year road map for privatisation of all PSBs

Former RBI governor D Subbarao has suggested that the government should come up with a 10-year road map for privatisation of all Public Sector Banks (PSBs) as it would provide much needed predictability to stakeholders. Subbarao further said that the big bang approach to privatisation of state-owned banks is … Read more