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Govt's move to ease cabotage law on east coast could hurt Adani

Cabotage restrictions are applicable in most countries to protect the domestic shipping industry from foreign competition as well as for the purpose of national security. Photo: AFP Bengaluru: Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), ..., 9 hours ago

Derailed projects throw railways off track

Project awarding hits one-year low Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu may be busy projecting Indian Railways would attract $500 billion investments over 10-12 years, but on the ground the national transporter seems to be floundering on project activity like never before. India awarded projects worth a minuscule Rs 31 crore (Rs 310 million) in the rail sector in May 2015, the lowest monthly figure in at least a year, and a 92 per cent reduction from Rs 427 crore (Rs 4.27 billion) worth of ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago Project awarding in Railways hits one year low  Smart Investor4 days ago Railway project allotments at one-year low  Smart Investor5 days ago

13 km every day! Road construction sees sharp increase as Modi govt steps up action

NEW DELHI: A sharp pickup in road construction led to a 93% surge in bitumen imports in 2014-15, when 13 km of roads were built every day on average under the Narendra Modi government compared to 3 km in the last days of the previous regime. Bitumen is the ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago

PMO to decide fate of mega expressways

IT IS over to the prime Minister’s office (PMO) now to take a final call on the plans for mega expressway projects, which face hurdles due to land acquisition issues. The nodal road transport and highways ministry (MoRTH) would make a presentation to the ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago
Indian Express

Road financing models: Searching for new ways

The move comes at a time when developers have stopped investing owing to land issues and funding constraints in the last few years. The government is examining a slew of measures including bidding out projects to original proponents as per norms ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
Times of India

Govt's push for highways to alter connectivity landscape

NEW DELHI: As the Narendra Modi government marks its first year in office, it's getting ready to unveil an ambitious project aimed at making a vast improvement to the country's roads — upgrading existing ones and building new links to connect ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Infrastructure push: Modi government steps up to improve roads, increase connectivity  Times of India1 month ago Modi govt's ambitious road plan | Painless kerosene subsidy revamp  Economic Times1 month ago

Railways chug faster with higher freight income

Riding high on two rate hikes, Indian Railways has reported a sharp 17 per cent increase in its freight revenue that hit Rs 9,461 crore in April this year. The national transporter carried 90 million tonnes of freight traffic during this period, managing to ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Railways yet to catch up on project activity

The government might be busy projecting Indian Railways as the vehicle of economic growth, but the national transporter is yet to catch up on project award and implementation. Analysts tracking the infrastructure sector say, the Railways, with the ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

Time-bound targets for major infra projects

To boost connectivity and lower congestion on key routes, the Railways plans to double or quadruple nearly 11,000 km of the total track length of 64,000 km by 2019-20. The target was discussed at a recent meeting chaired by the prime minister, to ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

Firms can exit BOT roads, NHAI to help stalled ones

In a major boost to private sector investment in the highways sector, the government on Wednesday cleared the much-awaited exit policy that would allow developers to completely exit projects after two years of completion. The policy will apply to all projects ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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