Transportation (India)

Justin Trudeau 'snubbed' by Indian government on official trip

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first official visit to India is generating plenty of publicity, but for all the wrong reasons.<p>Though the Canadian leader is more than halfway through a week-long trip, he has yet to meet with a single senior member of the Indian …

India

Virgin Hyperloop One secures deal to build first hyperloop system in India

Hyperloop One hasn’t been in the news as much since they secured a new investment from Richard Branson’s Virgin and changed their name, but now they are coming back into the spotlight with a deal presented as “historic”.<p>They signed an agreement with India the build a major hyperloop system between …

Transportation

Uber is slowly quitting developing markets in Asia — here's why India is probably next

Uber is slowly backing out of developing markets in Asia.<p>It has already merged its Chinese business with Didi Chuxing, a ride-sharing giant which has funded several of Uber's competitors.<p>A Friday report from CNBC suggested Uber would pursue a similar deal for its Southeast Asia business, selling …

Transportation

Maharashtra to unviel plans for bullet train project’s Mumbai station today

Bullet train project: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal had recently intervened to end the two-year-long deadlock on this issue since the state had …

India

Pink line metro to open soon for public; last stage inspection from Feb 26

The newly completed stretch of Delhi Metro's Pink Line is scheduled to undergo inspection by the safety commissioner between February 26 and 28 -- …

Delhi

Private bus owners in Kerala end strike after meeting CM Pinarayi Vijayan; commuters relieved

Close to 4,500 private buses are known to operate in the state. (Image – IE Malayalam)<p>The indefinite strike invoked by private bus owners in Kerala, …

India

“Innovative Funding” Model Proposed For Bengaluru’s ORR Metro: Does It Mean Further Delays?

Looking to build the Outer Ring Road (ORR) line of Bengaluru’s <i>Namma Metro</i> project, the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has decided …

NITI Aayog

Congestion on Mysuru-Bengaluru stretch to ease, Cabinet okays six-laning of NH-275

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved the six-laning of a 61-km stretch of the …

India

Canada's troubling indifference to the Air India bombing

Rattan Singh Kalsi kept photos of all his grown children in his room at the seniors’ home, but one of them towered over the rest.<p>The photo anchored a …

Air India

In a Happy Move, Jaipur’s Gandhi Nagar Becomes the First Station in India with an All-Women Crew

In a welcome move, India's North Western Railway has assigned an all-women staff to Jaipur's Gandhi Nagar station. The employees started their work …

Gujarat

Railways to propose to build Ayodhya railway station as Ram temple replica: Manoj Sinha

Manoj Sinha made the announcement after laying the foundation stone of projects worth more than Rs 200 crore, including Rs 80 crore for the …

India

This Railway Station In Jaipur Now Has An All-Women Crew It Finally Feels Like The 21st Century

For ages women have been told that there is nothing more important than taking care of the family, and if that means giving up on their careers, they …

India

Air India Resumes Direct Flight Between Amritsar, Birmingham

The flight will operate twice-a-week on Tuesday and Thursday with a Boeing 787 aircraft.<p>Air India on Tuesday resumed non-stop flights between …

India

AI launches Amritsar-Birmingham non-stop flight

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) National carrier Air India (AI) on Tuesday launched a non-stop flight from Amritsar to Birmingham.The twice-a-week direct …

India

Parliamentary panel grills civil aviation ministry officials on AI stake sale

A parliamentary panel on Tuesday grilled civil aviation ministry officials on Air India disinvestment, including the fate of airline employees, with …

India

Nod to six railway projects in four states

This also includes the first railway line in Naxal-affected Malkangiri region of Odisha. (Representational Image)<p>Estimating over 200 lakh man days of …

India

#GoodNews: This Jaipur Railway Station Is Run By an All-Woman Crew

In a step towards women empowerment, the Indian Railways has handed over the Gandhi Nagar railway station in Rajasthan to an all women crew, a …

Trains

Mumbai: Smoke from landing gear halts AI plane on CSIA runway

“There was no smoke coming out of the aircraft. It was a technical error and was corrected,” a senior Air India (AI) official said (Representational …

Airplanes

Air India adding new non-stop San Francisco flights

Air India, the most significant International Carrier from India, has been laying down plans to get even bigger by the day. Also though the US …

Air India

Review: AA 77W Business Class LHR – DFW

Our AA flight to Dallas was supposed to leave at approximately 2:30pm, but ended up being delayed for a good 4.5 hours. We arrived at the gate just …

Air India

Mumbai to Pune in under 25 minutes: Hyperloop One

Yes, you read that right. In a move that could cut the travel time from Mumbai to Pune to a mere 25 minutes, the Maharashtra government announced …

Transportation

Private bus operators to meet CM today

The striking private bus operators will meet Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in the capital on Tuesday, even as the government commenced steps to …

Transportation

All-Women Crew To Operate Train Station In Jaipur, A First For Rajasthan

All the operations at Jaipur's Gandhinagar railway station will be handled by a staff of 40 women<p><b>Jaipur, Rajasthan:</b> From the ticket collector to the …

Trains

Delhi Metro cards can now be used for feeder buses, paying parking charges at 13 stations

This is part of the Common Mobility Card project, which was introduced on January 8 for 250 Delhi Transport Corporation and cluster buses.<p>Commuters …

Transportation

Gadkari to conduct ceremony to upgrade NH 4 to six lanes today

Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari will conduct the groundbreaking ceremony for the works of upgrading the …

India

Railways relaxes age limit, makes regional languages available for recruitment tests

After protests in Bihar and Kerala, the railways on Monday relaxed the upper age limit of employing people in various categories and said the option …

India

Air Asia X to stop flights from Mumbai

But here are other options<p>Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia has decided to pull out its flights from Mumbai to Kuala Lumpur from April 30.<p>A report in …

Kuala Lumpur

PM Modi throws open Bengaluru-Mysuru electric line

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the electrification of Bengaluru-Mysuru railway line, which is set to reduce the travel time …

India

PM dedicates Mysuru-Bengaluru electrified railway line to the nation

The double line electrified railway track between Mysuru and Bengaluru was dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.<p>Mr. Modi …

India

Karnataka needs "mission" government not "commission" government: Modi

Mysuru, Feb 19 (IANS) Attacking the Congress government in Karnataka as a "commission" government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the …

India