Rakesh Mohan to head national transport policy panel
22 Feb 2010
The high-level committe will draft policy measures needed to encourage competitive pricing and coordination between alternative modes of transport, in order to better integrate the country's transport system.
Mumbai’s monorail sees successful trial run
27 Jan 2010
Railways' freight traffic up 7.52 per cent at 652.4 million tonnes in April-December 2009
12 Jan 2010
Fog in North India takes heavy toll on transport
02 Jan 2010
China launches world's fastest train
26 Dec 2009
At 350 km an hour, the train beats the current average for high-speed trains in Japan of 243 km per hour 277 km per hour in France
Delhi metro surpasses billion-passenger mark
28 Nov 2009
Road train project could take the sweat and tears out of driving
14 Nov 2009
Researchers working on the European Commision's Safe Road Trains for the Environment project are working on a novel road transport project acn make it possible for the harried drivers continue on their journey, even while enjoying a nap. By Vivek Dev
Ride on Delhi metro to cost more from Friday
12 Nov 2009
Sreedharan re-visits Delhi Metro accident site
14 Jul 2009
Second mishap follows Delhi Metro bridge collapse
13 Jul 2009
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation faced its second mishap when three cranes clearing the debris toppled over injuring six people at the site, of yesterday's bridge crash
Transporters call off strike
12 Jan 2009
Transporters have called off their nation-wide strike after detailed discussions with union transport minister T R Baalu.
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