IDC announces APAC Smart City Award Winners

IDC (International Data Corporation) has announced the 2020 winners for their IDC Smart City Asia/Pacific Awards (SCAPA) with Taiwan picking up 4 awards, China and Singapore gaining 3, and South Korea and Australia getting 2 prizes. Other winners were from India, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, and New Zealand. The SCAPA Awards do not include Japan.

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JICA signs new loan pacts for major rail projects for India public & freight transport.

JICA has granted loans for phase one of the Dedicated Freight Corridor, the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link Project, and the Mumbai Metro Line 3 Project. Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project (Phase 1) is designed to deal with the increase in freight transport demand in India by constructing a new dedicated freight railway system between Delhi and Mumbai.

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India & Germany agree MoU for rail technology

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a memorandum of understanding signed between India and Germany for technological cooperation in the railway sector. India and Germany had signed the MoU in February this year for technological cooperation in railway sector that will enable cooperation in freight operations (including cross-border transport, automotive transport and logistics), passenger operations

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