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President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

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......

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......

Govt initiates steps to relax FDI policy in railways

After defence, the Commerce and Industry ministry has started the exercise to relax foreign investment norms in the railways sector by permitting 100 per cent FDI in high-speed train systems and......

$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......

  People speak for mass rapid transportation system

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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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-think-the-metro-rails-coming-up-in-major-cities-in-in//answers/16203599

NASAman
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 element..how 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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-the-context-of-rapid-growth-of-the-city-increasing-mobili/16203580/answers/11377193

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/with-more-vehicles-on-the-roads-do-u-feel-that-our-cities-to/11377149/answers/9880752

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-road-space-is-limited-and-the-cutting-of-trees-is-the-o/9839574/answers/9902405

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-electronic-and-communication/9902313/answers/7948117

  Web results for Mass Rapid Transportation System
Govt may soon decide on FDI in Rail, Defence sectors

The government may soon take a decision on easing FDI in Railways and Defence sectors, with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/govt-may-soon-decide-on-fdi-in-rail-defence-sectors-114072400704_1.html
Cabinet to consider govt stand on WTO, FDI in high speed trains today

The Narendra Modi Cabinet is likely to make its intent clear on signing the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organisation... ...

http://www.smartinvestor.in/market/Econnews-254789-Econnewsdet-Cabinet_to_consider_govt_stand_on_WTO_FDI_in_high_speed_trains_today.htm
Global IT Security Solutions Market in the Transportation Industry 2014-2018

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NAPCO Continues Focused Efforts to Enhance School Safety

/PRNewswire/ -- NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSSC), one of the world's leading suppliers of high performance electronic security... ...

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Mr Jaitley favors 49pct FDI in railways in sensitive areas

(Follow @infrasguru on Twitter for important updates) Economic Times reported that the finance ministry has backed opening up the railways to... ...

http://www.steelguru.com/indian_news/Mr_Jaitley_favors_49pct_FDI_in_railways_in_sensitive_areas/344473.html

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