Government tightens rules for NH maintenance

Waking up to complaints and issues related to maintenance of National Highways (NHs), the road transport ministry has now made it mandatory for contractors and executing agencies to submit evidence of time-stamped and geo-tagged photos of ‘before works and after maintenance’, while submitting bills. The move comes amid widespread criticism over the Centre focusing on … Read more

Zomato launches Xtreme

Zomato has launched intra-city parcel delivery app Xtreme the service will allow merchants to send and receive small parcels within the city packages can weigh up to 10 kgs with the price starting at Rs 35 aim is to leverage Zomato’s existing fleet of 3lakh+ riders for additional revenue it will compete with Swiggy’s Genie, … Read more

Promoters divest 6% stake in Kalpataru Projects

The shares were disposed of in the range of Rs 485.06-485.75, taking the transaction value to around Rs 468 cr. The sellers included – Parag Mofatraj Munot (Promoter) and the two promoter group entities — Kalpataru Constructions Pvt Ltd and Kalpataru Viniyog LLP Post this, the total promoter group’s shareholding in Kalpataru Projects International (KPIL) … Read more

World’s biggest container ship skips India in blow to trade aims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goal of making India the world’s factory risks being held back by the country’s inability to attract bigger container ships due to inadequate port infrastructure. Most harbors along India’s coast aren’t deep enough to handle vessels like the Ever Alot, the world’s largest boxship at 400 meters long and with a … Read more

National Highway stretches to be opened only after safety audits

Newly-constructed national highway stretches should be opened only after road safety audits have been conducted and the road transport ministry will frame a policy for implementation of smooth transition in lane configuration with adequate signage and warnings to reduce accidents. These are some of the directions issued to the road transport ministry for compliance at … Read more