Friday, September 21, 2018

Transport

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Budget 2018: Government to encourage investments in seaplanes

DELHI: The government will make necessary framework for encouraging investments in "seaplane activities", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said amid efforts to bolster air connectivity. Seaplanes...

Budget 2018: Civil aviation ministry gets Rs6,602 crore allocation

DELHI: Civil aviation ministry will receive an increased budgetary allocation of Rs 6,602.86 crore in the next financial year, with a significant chunk kept...
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Budget 2018: Air India to get Rs 650 crore under turnaround...

DELHI: Disinvestment-bound Air India will receive only Rs 650 crore under the government's turnaround plan in the next financial year, less than half of...
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Emirates may allow mobile calls in India

DELHI: Emirates' flyers to, from and over India may soon be allowed to make calls using their mobile phones, apart from offering onboard internet. The...

Budget 2018: UDAN to connect 56 unserved airports

DELHI: As many as 56 unserved airports and 31 unserved helipads will be connected under the government's regional air connectivity scheme, Finance Minister Arun...

Budget 2018: Railways gets Rs 1.48 lakh crore

DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced a capital expenditure of Rs 1.48 lakh crore for the Indian Railways in his Budget 2018 speech. Most of...

Budget 2018: Railways to use Rs 73,000 crore on safety

DELHI: The railways will spend over Rs 73,000 crore on safety out of the Rs 1.48 lakh crore capital expenditure earmakred for it in...

India considers private rail operators

DELHI: Rail ministry is working on an ambitous scheme to allow private operators to set up their own rail lines and run trains. "This would...
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Budget 2018: New scheme for airport expansion announced

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: The government, in the Budget announced a scheme to expand airport capacity more than five times to handle a billion trips a...

Budget 2018: Railway capacity expansion to drive business for supplies: Bombardier

DELHI: Bombardier Transportation welcomed the priority given to capacity expansion of Indian Railways. "As a leading supplier of rail systems and products, we welcome the...