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Railway Board Chairman’s tenure extended for a year

Railway Board Chairman’s tenure extended for a year

🕔07:34, 1.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 01 The government on Tuesday extended the tenure of Chairman Railway Board VK Yadav, who was set to retire on December 31, for a period of one year. According to an official order, the Appointments Committee of the

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Air hostesses to give flight-like service on board Vande Bharat Exp

Air hostesses to give flight-like service on board Vande Bharat Exp

🕔19:08, 7.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 7  After its high-tech interiors and tasty meals, now the superfast Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express will have smartly-turned out ‘airhostesses’ on board handing out food to passengers. Indian Railways has hired over 34 ‘airhostesses and flight stewards’

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Railways’ CONCOR begins coastal operations

Railways’ CONCOR begins coastal operations

🕔10:42, 11.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 11 Ministry of Railways’ public sector unit, Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR) undertook its maiden coastal journey on Thursday from Kandla Port to Tuticorin Port. The voyage for the PSU was flagged off by two union ministers,

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Ministry of Railways Launches New User Interface of its Next Generation e-Ticketing System

Ministry of Railways Launches New User Interface of its Next Generation e-Ticketing System

🕔14:27, 30.May 2018

By Pradeep Kashyap In line with Union Minister of Railways Shri Piyush Goyal’s vision to ensure better user experience by recommending best Information Technology industry practices, Railway’s Online Travel Portal – www.irctc.co.in has now launched beta version of its new User Interface. The

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Railways to issue Rs.6,000 crore-worth tax-free bonds: Minister

Railways to issue Rs.6,000 crore-worth tax-free bonds: Minister

🕔10:42, 11.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 11  The government on Monday said it has authorised the Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) to issue tax-free bonds worth Rs.6,000 crore during 2015-16 to finance acquisition of rolling stocks. Minister of State (MoS) for Railways Manoj

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Railways to see $120 b investments: Prabhu

Railways to see $120 b investments: Prabhu

🕔10:36, 1.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 01  As much as $120 billion will be invested in Indian Railways in the next five years for expansion and upgradation, said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday. Indian Railway did not see any investments in the

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Railways can save Rs.3,000 crore by better power purchase: Prabhu

Railways can save Rs.3,000 crore by better power purchase: Prabhu

🕔10:28, 8.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 8  Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu, who is on the move to implement the recommendations of Bibek Debroy committee to improve quality of services and efficiency, said on Tuesday that it can save over Rs.3,000 crore every year

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LIC to invest Rs.150,000 crore in Indian Railways

LIC to invest Rs.150,000 crore in Indian Railways

🕔14:33, 11.Mar 2015

New Delhi, March 11  In line with the the funding programme outlined in last month’s Railway budget, state-run Life Insurance Corp (LIC) on Wednesday committed Rs.150,000 crore to Indian Railways for development of various commercially viable projects. “LIC has taken

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Railway linked firms’ stocks volatile ahead of budget

Railway linked firms’ stocks volatile ahead of budget

🕔15:02, 25.Feb 2015

Mumbai, Feb 25  A day ahead of the railway budget, stocks of companies associated with the railways turned volatile during Wednesday’s afternoon trade session. At the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), shares of wagon maker Texmaco Rail and Engineering fell 2.44

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Integrated transportation system soon: Railway minister

Integrated transportation system soon: Railway minister

🕔12:37, 16.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 16  An integrated multi-modal transportation system will be created to meet the need of passengers, according to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. In an interview with Zee News on its new programme “RaZniti” that will be aired over

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Convergence of benefit schemes required: Railway minister

Convergence of benefit schemes required: Railway minister

🕔10:25, 27.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 27  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu called for convergence of all welfare benefit schemes under the central and state governments. According to the Railway minister, convergence of benefit schemes will be a better option to reach out to

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High speed train from Mystore to Chennai

High speed train from Mystore to Chennai

🕔15:54, 8.Jul 2014

Bangalore, July 8 A high speed train would be introduced from Mysore to Chennai via Bangalore by upgrading the present rail network, Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said Tuesday. “While bullet trains would require new infrastructure, higher speed for existing

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Project management group to overcome delays in project completion: Gowda

Project management group to overcome delays in project completion: Gowda

🕔15:53, 8.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 8 Railway Minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda Tuesday said that railways will set up project management group to overcome delays in project execution. According to the minister, who was presenting his maiden budget to the Lok Sabha,

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Bullet trains and high speed rail in diamond quadrilateral

Bullet trains and high speed rail in diamond quadrilateral

🕔15:52, 8.Jul 2014

Bullet Trains to Run On Dedicated Corridors Diamond Quadrilateral Network of High Speed Rail  By TN Ashok New Delhi, July 08: Railway Minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda today said India would soon realised its long cherished dream of running Bullet

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Railway minister leaves for Bihar accident site

Railway minister leaves for Bihar accident site

🕔13:31, 25.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 25  Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Wednesday left for Bihar to visit the spot where the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express train derailed near Chhapra, killing four people and injuring eight others early in the morning. “I will see

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Railways to launch cleanliness drive

Railways to launch cleanliness drive

🕔09:41, 16.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 16  The Indian Railways will undertake a major cleanliness drive at all important stations and in passenger trains across the country over the next two weeks. In a statement, railway authorities said platforms, toilets, waiting and retiring

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Expert panel with Sreedharan to advise railways

Expert panel with Sreedharan to advise railways

🕔10:47, 2.Jun 2014

Bangalore, June 2  Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said an expert committee will soon be set up with former Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan on it to advise the Indian Railways on rapid expansion and modernisation. “The committee will be

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Passengers’ safety priority for new railways minister

Passengers’ safety priority for new railways minister

🕔11:11, 28.May 2014

New Delhi, May 28  Safety and security of passengers will be the top-most priority for the new union government, Railways Minister D.V. Sadanand Gowda said. The minister also said the government will give Rs.3 lakh as compensation to the families

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