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45 Million Railway Travellers Went Ticketless In 4 Years

45 Million Railway Travellers Went Ticketless In 4 Years

  The Indian Railways are expected to earn more than Rs 50,000 crore ($8 billion) over the next financial year, but ticketless travel has cost them almost Rs 2,000 crore…

Train Accidents Continue But Fewer Deaths/ Casualties Reported

Train Accidents Continue But Fewer Deaths/ Casualties Reported

  When the Bangalore-City-Ernakulam Intercity Express smashed into a rock and derailed on February 13, killing 11 passengers and injuring more than 100, it was the latest of more than…

The Highs And Lows Of India’s Mango

The Highs And Lows Of India’s Mango

  With the lifting of the ban by the European Union on mango imports from India, shipments are expected to see a jump of 40-50% over the next financial year,…

India’s Growth Rate To Overtake China in 2016: IMF

India’s Growth Rate To Overtake China in 2016: IMF

  India is expected to grow at 6.5% in 2016 ahead of China, which is likely to grow at only 6.3%, according to a recent report released by the International…

How To Cut Your—And India’s—Electricity Bills

How To Cut Your—And India’s—Electricity Bills

  We may soon have to get used to seeing more LED bulbs in our homes and streets now with the government adopting a new programme to promote their use. With the Prime Minister’s…

Is India’s Gold Fascination Waning?

Is India’s Gold Fascination Waning?

  Has the government finally succeeded in weaning Indians away from gold? It seems so, going by data released by the finance ministry to the Parliament recently.   While India…

India Short Of Half A Million Policemen

India Short Of Half A Million Policemen

REUTERS/Babu   While India reported a 10% increase in crimes in 2013, the country continues to have the same shortage as we reported last year, half a million policemen, a…

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