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With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Autonomous cars, or self-driving cars as they are popularly called, are no longer a subject of fiction. Global companies such as Uber, Tesla and Google have made giant strides towards developing efficient self-driving vehicles. The general notion is that self-driving cars are first-world technology. For India, these cars may be a few years away, but [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

India Poised To Unlock $9 Billion For Investing In Roads, Power

India Poised To Unlock $9 Billion For Investing In Roads, Power

  A decade-long wait by India’s cash-hungry real estate and infrastructure developers may finally be nearing an end. Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co. estimates that real estate and infrastructure trusts will raise as much as 600 billion rupees ($9 billion) this year as India rolls out the much-anticipated investment products mooted in 2007. Sterlite [...]

March 8, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on India Poised To Unlock $9 Billion For Investing In Roads, Power

Bridge Collapse Is Latest Tragedy on India’s Roads

Bridge Collapse Is Latest Tragedy on India’s Roads

The collapse of a bridge in the western Indian state of Maharashtra this week that left 14 people dead and 18 others missing wasn’t the first road tragedy to hit the area. In 2013, a bus veered off a 80 year-old bridge on the Jagbudi river, which flows parallel to the Savitri about 70 kilometers [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Bridge Collapse Is Latest Tragedy on India’s Roads

Roads submerged, citizens stranded in Bengaluru after two days of incessant rain

Roads submerged, citizens stranded in Bengaluru after two days of incessant rain

Bengaluru came to a standstill on Friday morning as torrential rain lashed the city. Several arterial roads such as Hosur Main Road and areas in Electronic City were flooded after a heavy downpour since Thursday night. The Met department said the rain would continue till August 1. According to The Hindu, the uprooting of trees [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Roads submerged, citizens stranded in Bengaluru after two days of incessant rain