Month: December 2018

Maruti Suzuki’s Dzire overtakes Alto

December 29, 2018

Maruti Suzuki India’s compact sedan Dzire has become the best-selling passenger vehicle model in the domestic market during the April-November period this fiscal, overtaking the company’s small car Alto, according to SIAM data. During the period, the company sold 1,82,139 units of Dzire as compared with 1,53,303 units in the year-ago period when it was […]

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IRCTC Train 18, India’s fastest train

December 29, 2018

Train 18, India’s fastest train, is all set to hit the Indian Railway tracks in a couple of weeks from now. Train 18, touted as the prospective successor of Shatabdi Express, owns several unique traits that no other Indian train has. Train 18 is India’s first engineless train developed in such a manner that passengers […]

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Draft Bill on Indian medicine

December 29, 2018

The Union Cabinet has approved the draft National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2018. The NCIM will promote “availability of affordable healthcare services in all parts of the country”, the Centre said in a statement on Friday. The draft Bill will enable the constitution of a National Commission with four autonomous boards for […]

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5G Rollout For 2019 Looks Promising

December 28, 2018

As the world transitions from 4G to 5G, it seems everyone wants to be the first to provide it, whether it’s a telecommunications company or smartphone manufacturer. While some carriers are still in testing, others like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint have begun rolling out 5G to select cities, though that’s not very useful when […]

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Manufacturing, Sales and Usage of Non-ISI Helmets to be Banned from January 15, 2019

December 28, 2018

Manufacturing, Sales and Usage of Non-ISI Helmets to be Banned from January 15, 2019 In a major step for the safety of two-wheeler riders, the Centre has decided to ban the manufacturing, sales and usage of helmets that do not comply with the Indian Standard Institute (ISI) standards, according to a draft notification issued by […]

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ICAT Launches High Security Registration Certificate Procedure in India

December 28, 2018

The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), Manesar has launched the certification of vehicle and components with high-security features. With the new high-security features, it will become difficult to forge or counterfeit the ICAT certificate, an official said earlier. This is a first of its kind initiative taken by any automotive certification agency in India […]

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Karnataka Now Leads India’s Renewable Energy

December 28, 2018

Karnataka is showing the rest of the country, how to gradually transform the energy sources from non renewable to sustainable. With a total production capacity of of 12.64 gigawatts, Karnataka has emerged as the leader in producing renewable energy in India. In 2018 alone Karnataka has added 5 gigawatts of renewable energy and now generates […]

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Finance minister wants Govt Depts to lease e-vehicles

December 28, 2018

Signalling a push for green fuel, the finance ministry has asked all government departments to switch over from petrol and diesel to electric vehicles while hiring cars for officials in the capital. With a dwindling fleet of vehicles owned by it, the move will impact a large number of vehicles hired by government departments as […]

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Vehicles To Come Fitted With High Security Registration Plates In 2019

December 28, 2018

The government has made it mandatory all new vehicles to come with pre-fitted high security registration plates. To this effect, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification amending the Central Motor Vehicles Rules which directs all vehicle manufacturers to install the more secure licence plates on their vehicles before they are […]

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Hampi voted as top Asian travel destination

December 28, 2018

A panel consisting of five of the world’s top travel influencers and bloggers has voted Hampi as one of the top emerging Asian travel destinations for 2019. The awards were published recently on the website TravelLemming.com, which focuses on emerging and off-the-beaten path travel spots around the globe. Winners for the Asian awards were selected […]

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