transportation sector

US durable goods orders go up


August 25th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) New orders for US-manufactured durable goods rose for the third consecutive month in July, said authorities. Orders for durable goods increased 4.2 percent last month to ... Read more...

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Inflation down by 6.87 percent


August 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to 6.87 percent in July from 7.25 percent in the previous month, putting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to ... Read more...

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Inflation eases, but food prices surge


July 16th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to 7.25 percent in June from 7.55 percent in the previous month, putting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to ... Read more...

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Development banks pledge $175 bn for sustainable transport


June 21st, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Eight largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) Wednesday announced that they will invest $175 billion to finance more sustainable transportation systems over the coming decade.Rapid ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 7.55 percent, food prices surge


June 14th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's inflation moved up to 7.55 percent in May as compared to 7.23 percent in the previous month, mainly driven by a sharp increase in ... Read more...

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Metro’s phase 1 execution excellent: Japanese agency


July 31st, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Delhi Metro's implementation of its first phase of construction has been rated as excellent by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which financed 60 percent of ... Read more...

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World needs $400 bn to cut transport emissions: Report


May 11th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 11 (IANS/WAM) The world needs to invest $400 billion annually in green technologies to curb carbon emissions from the transportation sector, says a report.The report, prepared by the ... Read more...

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Japanese envoy calls on C.P. Joshi


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Japanese Ambassador to India Akitaka Saiki called on Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Dr. C.P. Joshi here on Tuesday.He informed the minister about the construction ... Read more...

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Use of SUVs in India is criminal: Jairam Ramesh


November 12th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Friday expressed concern over heavy cars such as Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs), saying the use of heavy-sized ... Read more...

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India needs to shift from coal to other sources of energy: IEA


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India will need investment of $4.5 trillion in the energy sector to cut carbon emissions as part of a global initiative to reduce global warming by 2050, ... Read more...

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Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit feels dream of turning the capital into world class city coming true


August 15th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said that her dream of making Delhi a world-class city was "finally coming true" as the city has witnessed rapid development ... Read more...

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Government to open CNG stations along highways


August 13th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The government is planning to set up compressed natural gas (CNG) stations along all the highways in the country in the next three years, the petroleum and ... Read more...

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UAE, China discuss rail transport cooperation


March 28th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 27 (IANS) Officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and China met here to discuss cooperation in the railway sector, WAM news agency reported Saturday. UAE Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) ... Read more...

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Petroleum Secretary calls upon oil and gas scientists to accelerate innovations


January 12th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): RS Pandey, Secretary for the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on Tuesday emphasised the need for oil and gas scientists to brace up for facing the ... Read more...

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Ramesh pitches for use of eco-friendly vehicles


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 23(ANI): Union Minister of State for Environment and Forest Jairam Ramesh on Monday pitched for the use of eco-friendly vehicles to meet the challenge of climate change and global ... Read more...

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No problems with Nano, says UN climate change boss


March 24th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) A key UN climate change official said Monday Indians have the right to aspire to own cars - just as people in wealthy countries. Speaking a day after the ... Read more...

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Dont eat cheeseburgers if you want to help fight global warming!


February 17th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): If cheeseburgers is what you love to gorge on, then youre probably not an eco-friendly person, as they are among the most climate-unfriendly foods imaginable, as is ... Read more...

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Fazilka, first to have a ”Car-free city” concept in India


December 1st, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Dec.1 (ANI): Fazilka, a small township near the India-Pakistan border, in Punjab has become the first ever place in the country to implement a unique concept of creating a Car ... Read more...

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Burgers to blame for most of the global warming


July 17th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has stated that 18% of greenhouse gases are coming from animal agriculture meat and dairy, used ... Read more...

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Government, striking transporters hold talk again (Roundup)


July 3rd, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Transport of goods across the country remained affected for the second day Thursday even as the striking truck owners protesting rising taxes and the fuel price hike ... Read more...

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Six protestors shot dead in Dominican Republic


April 10th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), April 10 (IANS) At least six people have been killed and 19 arrested when police opened fire on protestors during nationwide demonstrations against price rise in the Dominican ... Read more...

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Piaggio launches ape Xtra and ape Xtra LD


March 18th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by admin
Pune, Mar 18 (ANI/Business Wire India): Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., market leaders in the light transport vehicle (Diesel) segment, today announced the national launch of the ape Xtra and ape Xtra ... Read more...

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India should have strategy against ‘oil shock’: experts


March 12th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
By Noor Mohd New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) With the Indian crude oil basket price reaching a record high, the government must formulate a long-term strategy to insulate the country against a ... Read more...

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