train project

Brazil revives bullet-train project

August 24th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Brazil has announced the revival of a $16.5 billion high-speed railway project that would link Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.The National Agency of Terrestrial Transport, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japan keen on industrial corridor, freight train in south India

February 14th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) Japan is more keen on building an industrial corridor and the high-speed rail freight corridor between Chennai and Bangalore than the bullet train project, said an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Western Uttar Pradesh backs Mayawati

November 22nd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad/Noida, Nov 22 (IANS) Residents of western Uttar Pradesh have overwhelmingly supported Chief Minister Mayawati's move to break up Uttar Pradesh into four states.Ghaziabad Bar Association president Rakesh Tyagi ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan, Turkey decide to cut train travel time

November 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Pakistan and Turkey have decided to reduce travel time for a proposed train project between Islamabad and Ankara to 11 days from the earlier 16 days.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan wants more EU market access for its products

October 12th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan wants more market access to European markets through Turkey for its products, a minister said.Firdous Ashiq Awan, minister for information and broadcasting who is currently ... Read more...

Posted in World |

American virtuoso teaches violin to cleft-lipped children in Varanasi

May 12th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), May 12 (ANI): Famous American violinist Paul Peabody, who played the violin for the Hollywood flick 'Titanic', imparted violin-playing techniques to cleft-lipped children at the G S Memorial Plastic ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, Angola agree for cooperation in hydrocarbon sector

January 27th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
Luanda (Angola), Jan 27(ANI): India and Angola on Wednesday said that the two countries will enter into Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide an overarching framework for cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Railways will carry forward Lalu Prasad’s projects: Minister

June 1st, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The railways ministry will carry forward the projects taken up by the former minister, Lalu Prasad, including the ambitious bullet train proposal, Minister of State for Railways ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Merle Haggard sues environmental awareness group over illegal use of his name

January 9th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): American country music singer Merle Haggard is suing an environmental awareness group for using his name and image illegally to solicit money.The suit was filed on January ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mizoram children with cleft lips to get their smiles back

October 8th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 8 (IANS) A US-based charitable medical mission called the Smile Train has taken an initiative to bring smiles to children with cleft lips and palates in Mizoram. The Smile Train ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |