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Transport
Opinion  /  Published 08.10.18

Lessons from the London bus system

I’ve always loved the bus system in London, but as time passes I’ve begun to value it more and more. If you’re not one of those people who need to topple out of bed and into office at a certain ...
By Ruchir Joshi

India  /  Published 09.07.19

Yamuna Expressway safety concern after tragedy

At least 29 people were killed when a bus travelling at high speed skidded off the accident-prone Yamuna Expressway in Agra and plunged into a drain, apparently after the driver had dozed off, early ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Qatar Airways aircraft damaged after tanker run-in

A water tanker rammed into the belly of a Qatar Airways aircraft at the city airport early on Thursday, ripping off a portion of the metal. The Dreamliner Boeing 737-800 series aircraft had arrived fr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.18

Transport feather in Calcutta cap

The city offers the maximum number of and most affordable travel options compared with the other metros in the country.This is the finding of a study done across 20 cities — covering over 43,000 res...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Auto  /  Published 03.05.20

Covid-19 pandemic aftermath: Used cars in demand

Operators in the used car business expect sales to rise as more people will prefer personal vehicles to public transport in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. “With the Covid-19 pandemic, consu...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

Social-distancing economics worries bus owners

The Bengal government has asked the district magistrates of seven districts that have been identified as Covid-19 green zones to make a realistic assessment of the bus routes where services can resume...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 30.03.20

Over 700 Meghalaya citizens stranded

Over 700 Meghalaya citizens are stranded in other states and seven abroad following the stoppage of air and rail services because of the outbreak of Covid-19.The state government has received several ...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 23.03.20

Domestic flights to be suspended

The Centre has decided to stop all domestic flights from midnight on Tuesday till March 31 after chief minister Mamata Banerjee advocated such a step to check the spread of the coronavirus.“The oper...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.06.19

Piramals exit Shriram unit

Ajay Piramal-led Piramal Enterprises has sold its entire 9.96 per cent stake in Shriram Transport Finance for over Rs 2,300 crore, earning around Rs 650 crore more than what it paid to buy the stake i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 24.01.19

Could trams save Calcutta?

Calcutta witnessed a series of firsts during the latter half of 2018. First fashion store on wheels in September, and first restaurant on tracks a month later. Novel ideas and potential tourist attrac...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda


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