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India is now discovering the truth about its current Gandhi

We suffered worse political degradation during the Emergency. But we emerged resurgent and vigorous because the spirit was not broken. This time around, we face an imminent threat to it, says......

India has never pursued an offensive bio weapons programme

In 2003, the United States Congressional Research Service asserted that there is a danger that India may develop a bio weapons programme. It claimed that 'India is believed to have an active......

New York: Pioneering subway chief Nagaraja resigns

Mysore L Nagaraja, who managed mass transit projects costing $20 billion for New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has resigned.The 65-year-old engineer, who served as president of MTA......

What Dr Singh told the Nigerian assembly

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday addressed the joint session of the Nigerian Assembly in the capital Abuja.He is on a three-day visit to the African country.Comparing Nigeria with India, Dr......

Future threat: Terror from the sea

The first of a three-part series on maritime counter-terrorism. It looks at what India needs to do to protect its eastern and western seaboards. The attack, stated to be by Al Qaeda, on the US......

Pune plans Rs 6,500 crore makeover

New roads, a mass transit system and more gardens-- all these and more are part of the mega plans that Pune has up its sleeve to woo investments and also to host the 2008 Commonwealth Youth......

India invites FDI from Singapore

India has invited Singapore to explore opportunities of investing in township development projects and mass rapid transit systems, where 100 per cent foreign direct investment is allowed.Union......

$140-bn investment needed in urban transport by '30: Barclays

To strengthen the urban transport system, the country needs to invest around $140 billion by FY'30, according to a Barclays report. "Increasing urbanisation is pushing up vehicle sales amid......

Commerce Ministry seeks approval for railway FDI proposal

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has sought approval of the Election Commission of India to move ahead with its proposal to liberalise the overseas investment policy in railways. The Cabinet......

Election Commission questions railway FDI proposal

The Election Commission (EC) has raised certain questions on the government’s proposal to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the construction and maintenance segments of the railways.......

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Q. Do you think the metro rails coming up in major cities in India will solve traffic, commutation and pollution-related problems ? What will be the challenges after these cities have phase I of the metro projects complete.
:  A. Worldwide Mass Rapid Transport System in Metro model has been a great success. In India too it will help decongest the traffic woes to a great extent. more

Q. In the context of rapid growth of the city, increasing mobility, high travel demand, increasing congestion, delays, accidents and other such problems, public mass transport system of the city stands out as the most critical to improve or well manage it?
NASAman :  A. Due to increased income levels there has been an increase in the tendency to use personalised vehicles namely cars. More cars lead to more...... more

himanshu sharma
Q. With more vehicles on the roads, do u feel that our cities/ towns need replanning?
Himanshu Sharma:  A. Our cities urgently Mass Rapid Transport systems to ease urban congestion. Also there needs to be a storng traffic management system in all the cities. more

Reshma Roy
Q. when road space is limited, and the cutting of trees is the only shortcut we are using to make roads wider in our cities, where is the thought for environment and what happens when all the roads are fully wider, ? wil we stay on roads and inside cars ??
Reshma Roy:  A. The long term solution for urban India is in MRTS - Mass Rapid Tranist Systems such as trams,rails andmetroes. Only then can we survive and aspire...... more

mohandas pai
Q. what is electronic and communication?
Mohandas Pai:  A. This programme prepares students for challenging careers in Electronic and Communications Engineering in areas such as design support, development,...... more

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