Chennai: The country's existing network of roads, rail and waterways will be insufficient as freight movement will increase about three-fold in the coming decade and the shortfall in logistics will put India's growth at risk.

This report discusses the losses to the economy due to poor logistics infrastructure, which will substantially increase under current trajectory of infrastructure development, and recommends a new, balanced modal approach for India's logistics infrastructure development.

As the key development partner in Asia, ADB needs to explore opportunities to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions (or carbon emissions) and attract eligible funds for low carbon initiatives.

The World Bank would now provide lending to some of the government

JAIPUR: The process of acquisition of land for the dedicated freight corridor passing through Rajasthan will commence soon. A review meeting of the Railways, presided over by Minister of State for Railways K.H.

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Transport is a fast growing source of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) the world over. No approach to carbon emission mitigation can be comprehensive without addressing the transport sector. India has adopted a National Plan of Action on Climate Change as a positive step towards mitigating carbon emission levels.

The Golden quadrilaterals of the Indian Railways consisting of routes connecting the four metros and the diagonals carry over 55% of freight traffic. These routes are already oversaturated. Capacity constraints on these routes have had a major contribution to the loss of market share of railways. There is an urgent need for augmentation of capacity on these routes.

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Combined, aviation and marine transportation are responsible for approximately 5 percent of total greenhouse (GHG) emissions in the United States and 3 percent globally and are among the fastest growing modes in the transportation sector. Controlling the growth in these emissions will be an important part of reducing emissions from the transportation sector.

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