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The Union Government proposes ‘Metrolite’ urban rail transit system for small cities

The Union Government has proposed light urban rail transit system – ‘Metrolite’ – in small cities and towns having lower projection of ridership, with each train having three coaches and a restricted speed of 25 kmph. The ‘Metrolite’ can be developed at a lower cost in comparison with existing metro system & will also act ..

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2nd edition of World Bicycle Day (WBD-2019)

The 2nd edition of World Bicycle Day (WBD-2019) is observed by United Nations (UN) on 3rd June to encourage a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation. The day is now being associated with promoting a healthy lifestyle for those with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. The bicycle is a ..

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SBI unveiled India’s First ‘Green Car Loan

SBI (State Bank of India) has unveiled India’s first ‘Green Car Loan’ (Electric Vehicle) to urge customers to buy electric vehicles. The new scheme ‘Green Car Loan’ will offer the loan at 20 basis points lower than the interest rate on the existing car loan schemes. SBI has already notified 100% migration to Electric Vehicles ..

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SBI launchs India’s first ‘Green Car Loan’ at lower interest rates

The State Bank of India (SBI) has launched India’s first ‘Green Car Loan’ (Electric Vehicle) to encourage customers to buy electric vehicles. The new scheme will offer loan at 20 basis points lesser than the interest rate on the existing car loan schemes. Additionally, borrowers will also get a longer repayment period. The EMI per ..

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Frank Bainimarama wins Sustainable Development Leadership Award for year 2019 at WSDS

Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji, has been conferred with ‘Sustainable Development Leadership Award 2019’ at the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS-2019) in New Delhi. He won the award for his outstanding contributions towards sustainable development in Fiji. The summit reiterated India’s vision for a greener tomorrow and to focus on energy transitions, clean oceans, ..

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