ICF, Chennai developing hydrogen-powered train
10 Feb 2024
The Indian Railways has designed a train which will run on hydrogen fuel cell and the Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai has taken up a project for development of a train using hydrogen fuel cell
ABB teams up with Titagarh Rail for metro projects in India
22 Nov 2023
ABB Ltd, a global leader in electrification and automation technology, has formed a strategic partnership with Titagarh Rail Systems Ltd for the supply of Metro Rail propulsion systems.
Alstom, Siemens, BHEL among 11 companies likely to vie for production of 58 Vande Bharat trains
24 Sep 2021
PM flags off 1.5 km double stack container train on WFC’s Rewari-Madar section
14 Jan 2021
The double stack 1.5 km long electric train that first ran in DFCCIL’s newly commissioned 7.5 meter high OHE Section, can accommodate 360 ten feet container equivalent units (TEU), which is equivalent to 270 high capacity road trailer trucks
ICF completes 180-km speed trial of Vistadome tourist coach
04 Jan 2021
The Vistadom coach has large windows on the sides, glass panels on the roof, and is provided with 44 seats that can rotate up to 180 degrees to face the direction of train movement, besides a Wi-Fi-based passenger information system
Mumbai’s iconic CSTM railway station up for grabs
25 Aug 2020
Railways plans to redevelop Mumbai’s iconic CSMT as also the New Delhi railway station on public-private partnership model, allowing commercial and residential development by the concessionaire, with lease rights of 60 years and 99 years, respectively
Lighter than air, yet very, very powerful
By Kiron Kasbekar | 03 Jan 2024
In March 2013 Chinese scientists pulled off a remarkable feat. They created the world’s lightest aerogel. Tipping the scales at a mere 0.16 milligrams per cubic centimeter – that’s a sixth of the weight of air!
COP28 explained: A closer look at COP28's climate change solutions
By Aniket Gupta | 27 Dec 2023
The 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP28, took place from 30th November 2023, to 13th December 2023, at Expo City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
What is a Ponzi scheme?
By Aniket Gupta | 06 Dec 2023
Ponzi schemes have long captivated the public imagination, drawing unsuspecting investors into a web of illusion and deception.
The Rise and Rise of HDFC Bank
03 Jul 2023
HDFC, which surged ahead of global majors like HSBC Holdings Plc and Citigroup Inc and left Indian peers like State Bank of India and ICICI Bank in market capitalisation, now ranks fourth largest among the world’s most valuable banks, after JPMorgan Chase & Co, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd and Bank of America Corp
India’s Millet Revolution To Enrich Global Food Basket
02 Apr 2023
Millets, a healthier and cheaper substitute to wheat and rice, are indigenous to many parts of the world, especially in the semiarid tropics of Asia and Africa, and offers a big scope for expanding production and consumption in the foodgrain deficient African continent
Market predator Hindenburg preys on Adani stock
06 Mar 2023
Almost a month after the damning report of short-seller Hindenburg Research on the Adani Group that claimed that the seven stocks within the group were about 85 per cent overvalued, one of the group's stocks, Adani Total Gas, closed at Rs835 on the BSE, down nearly 79 per cent from its 24 January level, almost close to reaching that valuation