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Druk Air to link Chennai
NEW DELHI: The national airline of Bhutan, Druk Air has been allowed to operate a daily flight from Bhutan to Chennai, Mumbai and Guwahati. This was agreed to at the recently concluded bilateral air services talks between India and ... More

SHIPPING


Varun Shipping to spend $90 m on buying tankers
VARUN Shipping Co Ltd has put up on its drawing board an $80-90-million vessel acquisition proposal that will be implemented in the next six to eight months. The company will be looking for double-hull and relatively young tankers. In the last ... More

KSINC plans to buy passenger ship for Colombo service
KERALA Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation (KSINC) has taken the first step towards operating a ship service between Vizhinjam and Colombo, with its Director Board approving a proposal for the acquisition of a vessel. The proposal has ... More

KDS to handle tea export rakes routed thru Amingaon
FOR the first time, from this tea season, the tea exports in containers routed through Amingaon (Guwahati) inland container depot (ICD) will be handled at Kolkata Dock System (KDS) in preference to Haldia dock for shipment purpose. Both KDS and ... More

TRADE & LABOUR UNIONS


AP Govt, transport unions resume talks
THE Andhra Pradesh Government and Joint Action Committee (JAC) of AP State Road Transport Corporation trade unions have resumed talks. The decision to resume negotiations was taken after the High Court directed the two parties on Wednesday to ... More

ALLIANCES & JOINT VENTURES


British Airways, Air Sahara sign MoU to enhance cooperation
IN a move that could eventually see fares on the India-UK route drop by 10-15 per cent and increase air connectivity between the two nations, British Airways (BA) and Air Sahara on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding to look at ... More

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT


Postal Dept eases into fast lane
EVERY time the ubiquitous postman was delivering the humble post card at your doorstep reminding you that the service date for your two-wheeler, fridge or washing machine was due, the Government was subsidising the service by as much as Rs ... More

RAILWAYS


Rlys to use radio frequency identification to track wagons
THE Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) plans to use radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to improve the wagon management system of the Railways. CRIS proposes to have a RFID tag or chip embedded in all the wagons and ... More

Delhi Metro project is a role model, says CII
MAJOR cities in India can take a cue from the Delhi Metro model and replicate it to solve their traffic problems. The Confederation of Indian Industry points out in a paper it has prepared on `Delhi Metro - Story of Success - Sharing of ... More

ROADWAYS


Truck rentals go up in Delhi
FOLLOWING the recent 7.5 per cent diesel price hike, truck rentals in Delhi have moved up disproportionately by 15-20 per cent. Incidentally, the truck rentals of trunk routes have moved up by about six per cent only after the diesel hike, ... More

Inching ahead
A crowded road in Kochi. An unprecedented number of two-wheelers, cars and autos took to city roads on Thursday due to the indefinite strike launched by operators of private buses and ... More


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