Business  /  Published 30.06.20

Coal India invests in automation

Coal India has expanded its investment plan for mechanised transport and loading of coal under the first-mile connectivity initiative (FMC). Four Coal India subsidiaries – Central Coalfields Li...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

The phone call is dying

The phone call is not long for this world. To the young among us, talking on the phone is said to be an intrusive, anxiety-provoking time-suck that’s woefully out of step with the gif-soaked, asynch...
By Farhad Manjoo / New York Times News Service in

Business  /  Published 06.07.19

Medium-term benefits

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s maiden budget has the hallmark of the Modi 2.0 government.The finance minister has laid down a vision to make India a $5-trillion economy based on the “minimu...
By Shanti Ekambaram/Guest Column in

North East  /  Published 29.06.19

Rail link to Northeast state capitals by 2020

According to its vision document, the government plans to connect all state capitals of the Northeast, except Sikkim, by 2020.For Sikkim, a new line network has been sanctioned up to Rangpo in the fir...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Technology  /  Published 14.04.19

Stalk your car and driver with this device

I cannot drive so I always have to depend on a driver — whether it is to drive my parents home, my children to a party or even to take the car to the garage for servicing. While I do not have a regu...
By Paromita Sen in

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.20

Gen sets key to mobile link

Telecom services continue to stutter five days after Cyclone Amphan left Calcutta.One of the reasons is that power supply has yet to be restored to all the towers in the affected areas. Those with bet...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.19

Wanted: People who ask intelligent questions

Sam Asher of Oxford University and Paul Novosad of Dartmouth College have been studying the impact of infrastructure development, principally roads, in India. They used the brightness of electric ligh...
By Ashok V. Desai in

Business  /  Published 25.12.18

Internet of Things to widen reach

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to reach an estimated two billion connections in India, unlocking revenues of $11 billion by 2022, a report from Assocham-EY has said.“Fast forward to ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.18

Ranchi gets new flights to 3 state capitals

Alliance Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, is starting daily flights from Ranchi to Calcutta, Raipur, and Bhubaneswar in an attempt to bolster regional connectivity.The inaugural flight, fr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur/Ranchi


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