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If agreements signed during the visit work out, Nepal is hoping its dependence on India will reduce(AP)

When China and Nepal became ‘strategic partners’ | Analysis

By Amish Raj Mulmi
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 07:20 PM IST
How ties evolve now will depend on Kathmandu’s ability to manage geopolitics and project implementation
No money was, however, separately allocated for metro phase 4. Work on phase-IV is yet to begin despite the Delhi government and the Centre both clearing the project.(HT Photo)
No money was, however, separately allocated for metro phase 4. Work on phase-IV is yet to begin despite the Delhi government and the Centre both clearing the project.(HT Photo)

Push for electric vehicles, Metro ph-III

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 11:48 PM IST
The Delhi Metro Corporation (DMRC) was allocated a grant of Rs 414.70 crore, which officials said would be used only for the expansion of the Noida and Ghaziabad lines as part of phase III expansion project.
The Gokhale foot over-bridge collapsed on July 3, 2018 at Andheri.(HT FILE)
The Gokhale foot over-bridge collapsed on July 3, 2018 at Andheri.(HT FILE)

A year since Andheri bridge collapse, CR, WR await IIT-B reports on all 445 bridges

Hindustan Times | By Aroosa Ahmed, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2019 01:38 AM IST
IIT-B blames ‘vast’ rail network for delay; final reports in two months
The wait for the Bengaluru suburban rail network will get longer as the Railway ministry is unhappy with the Karnataka’s government conditional approval to the project.(HT File Photo)
The wait for the Bengaluru suburban rail network will get longer as the Railway ministry is unhappy with the Karnataka’s government conditional approval to the project.(HT File Photo)

Bengaluru suburban rail to get delayed

Bengaluru | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2019 07:02 AM IST
The network of four corridors is aimed at decongesting Bengaluru. Rs 17,000 crore were allocated for the project in the 2018-19 Union budget ahead of the Karnataka election .
India is targeting complete electrification of its railway network over the next four-five yearsPhoto by Gurpret Singh/ Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
India is targeting complete electrification of its railway network over the next four-five yearsPhoto by Gurpret Singh/ Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)

India to have world’s only completely-electrified large railway network

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2019 08:01 AM IST
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said over 4,000 km of railway tracks were electrified last year, which would increase to 6,000 km this year
The Balharshah-Gondia passenger train ran over and killed the cubs — a male, female and another whose body was so mangled that its sex could not be determined — all from the same litter.(Picture for representation)
The Balharshah-Gondia passenger train ran over and killed the cubs — a male, female and another whose body was so mangled that its sex could not be determined — all from the same litter.(Picture for representation)

Three tiger cubs run over by train in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2018 11:06 PM IST
Three six-month old tiger cubs were run over by a train in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur district on Thursday, highlighting the challenges facing conservation authorities in so-called tiger corridors criss-crossed by road and rail networks.
The new terminus, which is set to come up by 2023, will also ease the present bottleneck at Vasai Road station.(HT Photo)
The new terminus, which is set to come up by 2023, will also ease the present bottleneck at Vasai Road station.(HT Photo)

Western Railway plans to build a new outstation train terminus at Vasai

Hindustan Times | By Aroosa Ahmed, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 30, 2018 12:20 AM IST
The project plan received a boost when Union railway minister Piyush Goyal on August 23 announced exploring the feasibility of a new main line terminal at Vasai Road
The capacity utilisation on Ghaziabad-Mughalsarai route is 150% and the punctuality is also the worst among the 17 zones of Indian Railway. Once the system is implemented, the number of accidents will reduce.(File photo)
The capacity utilisation on Ghaziabad-Mughalsarai route is 150% and the punctuality is also the worst among the 17 zones of Indian Railway. Once the system is implemented, the number of accidents will reduce.(File photo)

Railways to install new signalling system on Delhi-Mughalsarai section

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2018 08:15 AM IST
The railway board has approved the proposal of ETCS (European Train Control System) signalling between Ghaziabad and Mughalsarai.
People gather around the mangled school van after it collided with a moving train in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday morning.(PTI Photo)
People gather around the mangled school van after it collided with a moving train in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday morning.(PTI Photo)

All unmanned crossings to shut by 2020: Railway board chairman

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haider
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 03:07 PM IST
There were 50 accidents on unmanned level crossings in 2014-15, 29 in 2015-16, 20 in 2016-17 and ten in 2017-18.
The railways is in the midst of a $130 billion, five-year modernisation plan and is hiring nearly 90,000 people over the next few months to mainly fill positions left vacant by retirees.(AFP File Photo)
The railways is in the midst of a $130 billion, five-year modernisation plan and is hiring nearly 90,000 people over the next few months to mainly fill positions left vacant by retirees.(AFP File Photo)

Railways back on track: Number of deaths, injuries lowest in 18 years, data shows

Reuters, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 02:01 PM IST
The number of deaths and injuries last fiscal was the lowest in at least 18 years for which data was provided.
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