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The railways plans to bring down travel time of Rajdhani trains on the busy Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes by over three hours with an investment of about Rs 14,000 crore in infrastructure, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal informed Parliament.

Railways Adopt Incentives Concept For Early Completion Of Projects Jul 17 2019

Railways have adopted the concept of giving incentives to contractors for early completion of projects, Union minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday. He also said that a lot of monitoring is done at various levels and regular meetings are held with officials of state governments

L&T Construction-Led JV Bags Desalination Plant Order From GIDC Jul 17 2019

Infrastructure company Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Wednesday said its arm L&T Construction-led joint venture has bagged contract for desalination plant from Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC).

Google India-Tata Trusts To Expand Internet Saathi Program To Punjab, Odisha Jul 16 2019

Google India and Tata Trusts Tuesday said their Internet Saathi initiative, that aims to facilitate digital literacy among women in rural India, will be expanded to villages in Punjab and Odisha.

'If You Want Good Service, You Pay': Gadkari On Toll Collection Jul 16 2019

Union minister Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said people have to pay toll if they want good roads, making it clear that the toll system would stay as the government does not have enough funds.

Bombay HC Quashes CRZ Clearance To Rs 14,000-Cr Coastal Road Project Jul 16 2019

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday quashed the CRZ clearances granted to the city civic body's ambitious Rs 14,000-crore coastal road project, saying there was "serious lacuna" in the decision-making process and lack of proper scientific study.

Ficci Panel Urges Govt To Pay Interest Of Delayed Road Projects Directly To Banks Jul 15 2019

In a bid to fast-track highway projects, industry body Ficci on Monday urged the government to help the BOT and EPC concessionaires in the road sector by paying directly to banks for the interest accrued on loans by them in the delayed projects.

Housing Affordability Worsened Over Past 4 Years: RBI Survey Jul 12 2019

A Reserve Bank of India survey Thursday showed that housing affordability has worsened in four years with Mumbai being the least affordable, while Bhubaneswar remains the most affordable city.

Railways Curb Unauthorized Drinking Water Brands Jul 11 2019

Cracking down on the sale of unauthorized brands of drinking water at all major railway stations, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) has arrested 1,371 persons and seized over 69,000 bottles.