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by A Nandy
19 Oct 2020 14:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://themetrorailguy.com/2020/10/19/lt-wins-mumbai-ahmedabad-hsrs-package-c4/ L&T Wins Mumbai – Ahmedabad HSR’s Package C4 Larsen & Toubro today emerged as the lowest bidder for constructing the 237.1 km Package C4 of the 508.17 km Mumbai – Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR Bullet Train) p...
by A Nandy
18 Oct 2020 12:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 360918

Re: Indian Roads Thread

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/by-end-2023-go-from-delhi-to-katra-in-less-than-7-hours/articleshow/78726760.cms By end 2023, go from Delhi to Katra in less than 7 hours The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has floated bids for the first 160 km out of the 634-km greenfield expre...
by A Nandy
13 Oct 2020 14:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1493
Views: 174721

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/aarey-has-been-saved-but-who-will-save-mumbai-5957521.html Aarey has been saved. But who will save Mumbai? The decision of the Maharashtra government to relocate the metro car shed away from a green belt is a grim reminder of the mess that Mumbai has witnes...
by A Nandy
10 Oct 2020 19:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.quora.com/How-is-Indian-Rai ... &srid=n0X6

How is Indian Railways generating revenue, since passenger services are heavily curtailed due to COVID-19?
by A Nandy
09 Oct 2020 10:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://indiainfrahub.com/2020/featured/bullet-train-project-gathers-steam-invites-bids-for-viaduct-station-work/ Bullet Train Project Gathers Steam; Invites Bids For Viaduct & Station Work Gathering steam, the bullet train project has moved forward with firming up technical bids for corridor al...
by A Nandy
05 Oct 2020 21:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176187

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.organiser.org/Encyc/2020/10/5/Modi-s-Game-changing-Labour-Reforms.html?s=09 A key element of the proposed Social Security Code is to clearly define migrant workers and also enlarge the scope of the current scheme to cover the gig economy and those outside the organised sector while recog...
by A Nandy
04 Oct 2020 18:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2328
Views: 377757

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

From the pictures it appeared as if the tunnel is just wide enough for 2 lanes:
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I hope all these tunneling activity can be used to incubate TBM technology and spin off a tunneling company.
by A Nandy
04 Oct 2020 15:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2328
Views: 377757

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://swarajyamag.com/news-brief/ladakh-road-construction-continues-amid-tensions-with-china-ds-dbo-road-to-be-ready-by-october-end-more-projects-underway-in-demchok-kargil In 2011, when the DS-DBO road was under construction, it was found that it had been laid on flat terrain along the bed of the...
by A Nandy
27 Sep 2020 13:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1064
Views: 143082

Re: Indian Police Reform

Reviving old thread... https://swarajyamag.com/politics/constitution-of-rashtriya-raksha-university-beginning-of-policing-reforms Constitution Of Rashtriya Raksha University: Beginning of Policing Reforms? Only 1 per cent of the total police budgets are used for training in India, says a report. The...
by A Nandy
25 Sep 2020 00:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176187

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

List of 25 bills passed https://www.opindia.com/2020/09/summary-25-bills-passed-modi-government-lok-sabha-monsoon-session The truncated monsoon session of the Parliament concluded yesterday, cut short due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Although the session ran for only 10 days, it was the most product...
by A Nandy
24 Sep 2020 02:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176187

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

http://newsonair.com/News?title=Parliament-passes-three-labour-code-Bills-for-welfare-of-workers&id=400585 Parliament has passed the three labour code Bills for the welfare and protection of workers. Rajya Sabha gave its nod to these bills today while the Lok Sabha had already passed it on Tuesd...
by A Nandy
24 Sep 2020 02:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Shipping Sector
Replies: 437
Views: 114999

Re: India's Shipping Sector

http://newsonair.com/News?title=Lok-Sabha-passes-the-Major-Port-Authorities-Bill%2c-2020&id=400589 Lok Sabha passes the Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020 PTILok Sabha passed the Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020 today. The Bill seeks to provide for regulation, operation and planning of major por...
by A Nandy
23 Sep 2020 21:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://themetrorailguy.com/2020/09/23/3-bidders-for-mumbai-ahmedabad-hsrs-package-c4/ India’s National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) today received 3 bids to construct the 237.1 km Package C4 of the 508.17 km Mumbai – Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR Bullet Train) project which’ll connect bo...
by A Nandy
19 Sep 2020 19:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2328
Views: 377757

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/arrested-scribe-rajeev-sharma-was-passing-info-about-indias-border-strategy-to-chinese-intelligence/articleshow/78204153.cms Arrested scribe Rajeev Sharma was passing information on India's border strategy to Chinese: Police "Both the Chinese woman and ...
by A Nandy
18 Sep 2020 16:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 360918

Re: Indian Roads Thread

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/worlds-longest-highway-tunnel-is-ready-to-open/articleshow/78164866.cms The world's longest motorable tunnel, the Atal Tunnel at Rohtang, at an altitude of over 3,000 metres (10,000 feet) is ready to open. At a time when India is facing border issues with Ch...
by A Nandy
18 Sep 2020 14:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/pm-modi-inaugurates-kosi-rail-mega-bridge-in-bihar/story-U5ptbIhunFheDYggBLOWbK.html Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the historical Kosi Rail Mega Bridge to the nation and inaugurated new rail lines and electrification projects in Bihar via video-conf...
by A Nandy
18 Sep 2020 13:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176187

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-explainer-are-farm-bills-game-changer-or-anti-farmer-2843667 Lok Sabha on Thursday took up for discussion two bills for reforms in agriculture marketing with Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar stating the legislations were in the interest of farmers and p...
by A Nandy
16 Sep 2020 20:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://swarajyamag.com/insta/bringing-maglev-trains-to-india-bhel-partners-with-swissrapid-to-introduce-trains-running-at-500-kmph Indian Railways is set to take a giant leap for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of an ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’. The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has colla...
by A Nandy
13 Sep 2020 20:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.indiatoday.in/magazine/special-report/story/20200921-changing-tracks-1720884-2020-09-12 Since the nationalisation of railways in 1951, passenger trains had been a government monopoly. In October 2019, as a pilot project, the railways allowed its subsidiary IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering ...
by A Nandy
29 Aug 2020 18:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 360918

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by A Nandy
29 Aug 2020 18:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/2020/aug/26/roll-on-roll-off-train-service-to-have-its-maiden-run-on-august-30-from-karnataka-to-maharashtra-2188454.html BENGALURU: Nearly five months after the trial runs were approved by the Railway Board, the first Roll On-Roll Off (RO-RO) servic...
by A Nandy
22 Aug 2020 11:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/chinese-firm-sole-foreign-bidder-railways-cancels-tender-for-vande-bharat-trainsets-6564853/lite/ More than a month after a state-owned Chinese rolling stock major emerged as the sole foreign company in the bid to manufacture 44 Vande Bharat trainsets, Indian ...
by A Nandy
19 Aug 2020 02:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 503
Views: 73781

Re: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion

https://www.urbantransportnews.com/india-needs-multi-modal-infrastructure-for-transportation-narendra-modi/ Integrated transport system is going to develop in India as under the National Infrastructure Pipeline it will spend more than Rs 110 trillion on infrastructure sector in the next 5 years. Acr...
by A Nandy
16 Aug 2020 13:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.metrorailnews.in/medha-group-to-invest-rs-1000-cr-to-set-up-countrys-largest-private-sector-rail-coach-factory/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=name_here_are_updates_from_metro_railway_industries&utm_term=2020-08-16 Hyderabad (Metro Rail News) – Medha Serv...
by A Nandy
05 Aug 2020 10:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7664
Views: 827144

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Figures seem to show a slowdown of new cases: https://www.covid19india.org/

The tide has turned? :|
by A Nandy
03 Aug 2020 22:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Seriously @ANandy you should know better than quoting news from a mouthpiece of the Catholic diocese of Mangalore----Daijiworld, that is known to be so virulently anti--Modi that they will spread any canard----bungee jumping off the Chenab bridge, next khemta dancing on semi HSR to Howrah. I should...
by A Nandy
02 Aug 2020 22:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3795
Views: 305509

Re: Indian Education System

https://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/nep-can-make-india-a-knowledge-superpower/story-MT4nRgE7XbR2hh9JGNMT3L.html The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 comes a staggering 34 years after it was last revised. With this comes the possibility of historical educational reform. Timely and progressive...
by A Nandy
02 Aug 2020 19:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

They have to increase the number of rakes, hopefully some sense will come through as these roll off the line. Meanwhile, the much delayed Chenab bridge: https://resize.indiatvnews.com/en/resize/newbucket/715_-/2020/07/chenab-bridge-1594472791.jpg It is the most challenging project in the post-indepe...
by A Nandy
01 Aug 2020 23:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 503
Views: 73781

Re: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion

Yes the concrete expanse effect is a eye sore for sure. European cities like Munich seem a lot better mix of greenery and buildings with underground transport. Off context but I wonder what happened to the Japanese economy. With such incredible infrastructure, their economic stagnation seems strange...
by A Nandy
01 Aug 2020 23:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://swarajyamag.com/news-brief/indian-railways-drafts-in-three-production-companies-to-speed-up-manufacturing-of-vande-bharat-trains Indian Railways has said that it has drafted in not one but three railway production companies to speed up manufacturing of Vande Bharat trains amid reports of del...
by A Nandy
01 Aug 2020 17:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 503
Views: 73781

Re: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion

Holy hell, I just saw that bullet train station and sank a few feet :D We have just so much to build in this generation.

Small temple city onlee :lol:
by A Nandy
29 Jul 2020 19:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3795
Views: 305509

Re: Indian Education System

https://www.narendramodi.in/cabinet-approves-national-education-policy-2020-paving-way-for-transformational-reforms-in-school-and-higher-education-systems-in-the-country-550741 Cabinet Approves National Education Policy 2020, paving way for transformational reforms in school and higher education sys...
by A Nandy
28 Jul 2020 02:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7664
Views: 827144

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/pm-modi-launches-covid-19-testing-facilities-in-noida-mumbai-and-kolkata-highlights/articleshow/77199535.cms Speaking after virtually launching Covid-19 testing facilities, th Prime Minister said that these hi-tech state-of-the-art testing facilities will bo...
by A Nandy
27 Jul 2020 01:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 360918

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Maybe it can be managed in the same way as national parks with access controlled at all entry/exit points. In the US, places like Yosemite have been preserved in this way.
by A Nandy
26 Jul 2020 17:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Chairman, Railway Board Media Interaction on 23/07/2020
by A Nandy
26 Jul 2020 16:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://newsstation.media/news/sohna-dfc-tunnel-worlds-first-electrified-rail-tunnel-fit-to-run-double-stack-containers/ DFCCIL has completed the ‘Tunnel Breaking Ceremony’ which marks the completion of tunnel caving work of the 1 km long tunnel of its Western Dedicated Freight Corridor through the ...
by A Nandy
21 Jul 2020 21:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://swarajyamag.com/news-brief/indian-railways-puts-in-motion-an-action-plan-to-run-trains-at-160-kmph-on-major-trunk-routes In order to expand the capacity, work for electrification and doubling the routes are underway on the high-density path. According to the timeline, the high-density routes...
by A Nandy
08 Jul 2020 10:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 696002

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Railways keeping the wheels turning :D . Production going up despite pandemic. https://twitter.com/RailMinIndia/status/1280712964564086784 Despite prevailing situation of COVID-19 pandemic, Rail Wheel Factory manufactured 15582 wheels & 6480 axles in June’20, higher than 15295 wheels and 5020 ax...

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