Transportation

Rewari Steam Locomotive Shed: Preserving India’s rail heritage

A dusty gramophone, an old transistor, a vintage telephone, pictures of steam engines adorning the walls—these are among the antiques preserved in the quaint office of Ganpat […]

Power

Hindustan Zinc explores sale of its wind power assets

In a sign of growing consolidation in the Indian clean energy space, Hindustan Zinc Ltd, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Plc, is exploring the sale of its wind power projects and has appointed IDFC Ltd to carry out the mandate […]

Opinion

Evolution of the Indian power sector post-Independence

As per the Load Generation and Balance Report (LGBR) of 2015-16, India will become a power-surplus country for the first time since Independence, with an energy surplus of 1.1% and a peak surplus of 2.6% […]

Communications

Of philately and nation building

Since the beginning of British rule, a portrait of a British monarch had figured in Indian stamp designs. This came to an end with India gaining Independence […]

Infographics

Railways set ambitious non-fare revenue targets

At a time when the Indian Railways is struggling to arrest the decline in freight and passenger revenues, the national carrier is targeting to ramp up its non-fare revenue […]

Urban Development

National Green Tribunal notice to central and Delhi governments on Yamuna water taxi project

The Inland Waterways Authority of India has moved the National Green Tribunal seeking its nod for commencement of boat transport service on a section of the Yamuna River […]

More News

GST threshold fixed at Rs.20 lakh, rate to be decided in October

The goods and services tax Council on Friday fixed the annual turnover limit for exemption at Rs.20 lakh and resolved that all cesses will be subsumed in GST […]