3 hours ago
Delhi-Kolkata, Delhi-Mumbai rail routes to be fenced for high-speed run

New Delhi, Dec 11 - Indian Railways will soon bring for cabinet clearance an ambitious, Rs 18,000 crore - plan that involves fencing off the existing Delhi-Kolkata and Delh-Mumbai routes to speed up train movement in the country's two busiest corridors. Besides fencing, the proposal involves track and signalling upgrades and elimination of unmanned level-crossings along the two major trunk route ...
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4 days ago
Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor to be commissioned soon

Chennai, Dec 7 - India's 500 MW Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor - is expected to be commissioned soon and commercial generation of power is likely to take place by 2018-end, a senior official said on Thursday. Speaking at the 5th International Congress of the International Institute of Welding here, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research - Director Arun Kumar Bhaduri said: The commissioning of ...
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8 days ago
'Freedom 251' maker resurfaces, still upbeat on delivering handsets

Noida, Dec 3 - Mohit Goel, the maker of the controversial Freedom 251 smartphone which became the talk of the town last year, resurfaced on Sunday, saying that if he gets support from the government, he can still deliver the handsets by March-April next year. Police on Sunday arrested two persons after Goel, Managing Director of Noida-based Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd which launched the world's cheape ...
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8 days ago
Crowd-sourcing, Google help Railways showcase its heritage

New Delhi, Dec 3 - In partnership with Google, the Railways has undertaken an elaborate crowd-sourcing exercise to create a digital repository of its rich heritage and provide passengers a free virtual tour. In a pilot project, Google Cultural Institute has deployed six video screens at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Station - in Mumbai showcasing the national transporter's rich history and heritag ...
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10 days ago
HWL Final: India aim for bright start against defending champions Australia

Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 - India will look to continue their good run under new coach Sjoerd Marijne when they take on defending champions Australia in their opening match in the Hockey World League - Final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday. India finished third in the last edition of the meet, losing to the Netherlands 2-3 on penalties after both teams were locked 5-5 in regulation time. Under n ...
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12 days ago
I now perceive match situations differently, says Rupinder

Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 - Experienced Indian centre-back and drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh feels that the six-month injury lay-off has helped him mature as a hockey player and perceive match situations differently as he gets ready for a fresh start at the Hockey World League - Final here, starting Friday. Rupinder was troubled by a hamstring injury in his right leg just before the HWL Semi-Final i ...
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13 days ago
Sharad Yadav to float new party after Gujarat polls

New Delhi, Nov 27 - A new party led by former Union Minister Sharad Yadav will be formally floated after the December Gujarat assembly elections and its name and symbol announced within a week, a JD-U leader owing allegiance to Yadav said on Monday. The Janata Dal-United's faction led by Yadav will contest seven of the 182 seats in Gujarat in alliance with the Congress and under the banner of a ...
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16 days ago
Navtej Sarna, Indian Ambassador to the US, gets a year's extension

New Delhi, Nov 25 - Reflecting the governments tendency of keeping faith in trusted people in key diplomatic posts, the term of Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna has been extended. According to reliable sources, the term of Sarna, a 1980 batch Indian Foreign Service officer and who was supposed to retire November end, has been extended by a year. He was named India's envoy in Washington i ...
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20 days ago
Railways to use Artificial Intelligence for preventing signal failures

New Delhi, Nov 21 - Aiming to reduce the possibilities of signals failing, Indian Railways has undertaken remote condition monitoring of the system, a new approach for the national transporter, to predict failures through the effective use of Artificial Intelligence. The Signalling system is vital for safe train operations and the railways completely depend on the health of its signalling assets ...
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24 days ago
Sardar, Ramandeep rested for HWL Final

New Delhi, Nov 17 - Former captain Sardar Singh and forward Ramandeep were rested while experienced defenders Rupinder Pal Singh and Birendra Lakra returned to the Indian squad which was named on Friday for the Hockey World League - Final, starting on December 1 in Bhubaneswar. Hockey India - chairman of selectors, Harbinder Singh, told IANS that their main aim is not only to ensure that the pla ...
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27 days ago
60,000 security personnel to be moved to Gujarat for polls

New Delhi, Nov 14 - Over 60,000 security personnel from para-military and state police forces are to be deployed in Gujarat for the upcoming assembly election in the state. Besides, the Centre has kept ready about 650 train coaches for the movement of these security personnel for poll duty in the state during the two-phase election for the 182-seat Gujarat assembly. The 14th Gujarat assembly ele ...
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29 days ago
Space-tech to help railways alert people at unmanned crossings

New Delhi, Nov 12 - A satellite-based system will now alert road users at unmanned level crossings about approaching trains and also help in tracking train movement on a real-time basis. The space technology, adopted with the help of Indian Space Research Organisation -, will warn road users through hooters once a train approaches an unmanned level crossing. The railways is installing ISRO-devel ...
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1 month ago
Brace for severe delays as railways is still testing fog-fighting tech

New Delhi, Nov 11 - It's approaching fog time again, threatening severe disruption of train services as is usual every winter, causing much inconvenience to passengers. However, the railways' fog-preparedness still seems to inadequate as the much talked-about LED fog lights and other technology in locomotives of north-bound trains -- aimed at increasing visibility for train drivers in adverse we ...
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1 month ago
New rules for mineral block auctions by November-end

Kolkata, Nov 10 - The Centre is expected to amend rules for mineral block auctions by November-end and is hoping to bid out Rs 1 lakh crore worth of minerals for the current fiscal, an official said. The industry felt the eligibility criteria in terms of the minimum net worth for participating in the e-auctions was very high, creating certain difficulties, Mines Secretary Arun Kumar said. The n ...
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1 month ago
Copper imports to come down: Official

Kolkata, Nov 9 - With an expectation that more copper mines would come up for auctions, India's import dependence for the metal is expected to come down, Mines Secretary Arun Kumar said here on Thursday. He also said Hindustan Copper Ltd's - expansion programme would help the country to increase its domestic production for metal. India imports more 90 per cent of its copper requirement now. HCL' ...
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1 month ago
Sure to get 'Arrow' symbol, says JD-U Sharad faction

New Delhi, Nov 9 - The JD-U's Sharad Yadav faction on Thursday said it was sure of getting the party's Arrow symbol from the Election Commission, which is hearing a dispute between the faction and the one led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. We are sure the EC will allot us the Arrow symbol because we have the majority with us as per the party's constitution. Nitish Kumar can't override the ...
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1 month ago
Sardar's experience helped Indian defence: Hockey skipper Manpreet

New Delhi, Nov 8 - Manpreet Singh, who led India to the Hockey Asia Cup title after a decade, is all praise for former skipper Sardar Singh, saying the veteran midfielder's presence in defence in the prestigious tournament was a boost for the backline. Comprising the likes of youngsters Dipsan Tirkey, Kothajit Singh, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh and Varun Kumar, India's backline lacked expe ...
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1 month ago
Railways imposes 'superfast' levy on 48 more trains, but will that help?

New Delhi, Nov 5 - Cash-starved Indian Railways has increased the fare of 48 mail and express trains by upgrading them to superfast and raising their designated average speed by mere five kilometres per hour from 50 kmph, according to the new timetable released November 1. However, upgradation is no guarantee that these trains would run on time. Also, the new levy has been brought in just ahead o ...
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1 month ago
Indian hockey team gears up preparations for HWL Final

New Delhi, Nov 4 - After stamping their supremacy in the continent by winning the prestigious Asia Cup 2017, the Indian men's team will regroup at the Sports Authority of India - Bengaluru for an 18-day national camp ahead of the all-important Hockey World League Final in Bhubaneswar, starting December 1. The 35-member core group that includes the 18-member Asia Cup squad as well as players who ...
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1 month ago
ISRO's new baby: Building secure quantum communications in space

Bengaluru, Oct 26 - After some delay, India is joining the handful of nations that have already embarked on a new kind of space race to build satellite networks for secure quantum communications. Existing communications systems are not hack-proof. Raman Research Institute - in Bengaluru has joined hands with the Indian Space Research Organization - to develop the quantum technologies that ISRO's ...
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