Thursday , 21 February 2019


Railways converts diesel locomotive to electric traction

IANS   NEW DELHI Keeping with the Railways’ mission of 100 per cent electrification and de-carbonisation, Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi, has converted a diesel locomotive to run on electric traction at almost twice the power, an official said on Thursday. “Indian Railways has created history by first-ever conversion of a locomotive from diesel to electric traction with almost double ... Read More »

Pakistan-India trade much below full potential: World Bank

UNI   ISLAMABAD Trade between Pakistan and India is only valued at a little over $2 billion, but it could be as high as $37bn, if both nations agreed to tear down artificial barriers says a World Bank report. The bank also estimated Pakistan’s potential trade with South Asia at $39.7bn against the actual current trade of $5.1bn, Dawn reported. ... Read More »

Ready as lender of last resort, but conditions do not warrant: RBI

MUMBAI: Sticking to its view that liquidity is not a major concern, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday said adequate measures are being taken and the current situation does not warrant it to be the lender of last resort. Please like & share: Read More »


Ford brings back mega sales campaign PANAJI: Ford India Wednesday announced the return of its mega sales campaign ‘Midnight Surprise’ from December 7 to December 9, offering consumers assured gifts amounting to Rs 11 crore. Please like & share: Read More »

Punjab to pay Rs 25 per quintal extra to sugarcane farmers

CHANDIGARH: In the backdrop of sugarcane farmers in the state protesting for the past several days, the Punjab government on Wednesday announced that it will pay Rs 25 per quintal extra to the farmers. Please like & share: Read More »

Train 18 likely to be launched on December 25

KOTA: With the Train 18 speeding up to 180 kmph between Kota junction and Kurlasi station during a trial on Sunday, efforts are on to launch the first indigenously-built Trainset on December 25 between New Delhi and Varanasi. Please like & share: Read More »