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PM Modi flags off Indian Railways' first high speed electric locomotive in Bihar
 
(New Delhi, Apr 10, 2018):Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off Indian Railways' first high-speed electric locomotive developed at the Electric Locomotive Factory, a collaboration between India and France, in Madhepura. The 12,000 horsepower high-speed train is the first Make-in-India project of this magnitude completed along with French rolling stock giant Alstom.

With this India will join the countries like Russia, China, Germany and Sweden, which have 12,000 horsepower and above electric locomotives. The most powerful electric engine in the Indian Railways was of 6,000 horsepower.

The Indian Railways had signed an Rs 20,000-crore agreement with Alstom for 800 high-speed locomotives in 2015. Under the contract over a period of 11 years, first five engines will be imported from France, while the rest 795 will be produced here in India.


Monetise Air India assets rather than selling stake: SJM to govt
With Fuel Prices Hitting the Roof, Govt Asks Oil Companies Not to Increase Rates: Report
Axis Bank stock rises 4% after Shikha Sharma's tenure shortened
It's for RBI to decide on Chanda Kochhar's term at ICICI Bank: Finmin
Crisis-hit Deutsche Bank pushes out British CEO
Highlights of RBI monetary policy
Honda India Recalls Activa 125cc, Grazia and Aviator Scooters
Ratnagiri refinery: Pradhan says open to offer majority stake to Aramco
Telcos' pre-tax losses widen to Rs 38,153 cr in 2016-17
India to be ready with 5G roadmap by June: Tel Secy
Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on weak global cues
Facebook says sorry for data breach scandal in British newspaper ads
Global trade facing challenges,India needs to boost exports: Prabhu
Havells appoints Shashi Arora as CEO of Lloyd
Markets consolidate gains, Sensex reclaims 33k-mark
SAIC’s MG Motor India to invest Rs5,000 crore in next six years
Audi to hike car prices by up to Rs 9 lakh from April
RBI sets rupee reference rate at 64.9366 against US dollar
Indians choose travel over shopping, food: Survey
'Panama Papers' law firm shuts down operations
KERALA NEWS
Varappuzha custody death: Chennithala launches hunger strike for CBI probe
 (Kochi, Apr 23, 2018): Stepping up pressure on the CPI(M)-led LDF government over the alleged  
Kottayam hypermarket gutted down in huge fire
Kottayam hypermarket gutted down in huge fire
Archbishop Abraham Viruthakulangara: A man of God who followed his heart
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Iraq says it carried out air raid against IS in Syria
 Baghdad, Apr 19 (AFP) The Iraqi air force today carried out a "deadly raid" against positions of the
Diaz-Canel is Cuba's new president as Castro steps aside
Nawaz Sharif, daughter leave for London
Former US first lady Barbara Bush dead at 92
NATIONAL NEWS
Swamy hails VP's decision rejecting impeachment notice
 (New Delhi, Apr 23, 2018): BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today hailed Vice President M Venkaia
Swamy hails VP's decision rejecting impeachment notice
Woman arrested for killing newborn daughter
24 injured in bus accident in UP
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