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Bihar flood: Trains services stopped between Narkatiaganj-Sugauli

Bihar flood: Trains services stopped between Narkatiaganj-Sugauli

🕔12:10, 25.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 25  Bihar flood and consequent suspension of rail traffic between Sugauli and Majhowalia section has hit train operations badly. At least 6 trains have been diverted after flood water touched the girder of Bridge No 248, forcing

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Cabinet’s green flag to railways organisation restructuring

Cabinet’s green flag to railways organisation restructuring

🕔06:47, 25.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 25 The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday approved the organisational restructuring of the railways through the unification of the existing eight Group A services into one central service called the Indian Railway Management

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IRCTC eyes Rs 645 cr, IPO to open on Sep 30

IRCTC eyes Rs 645 cr, IPO to open on Sep 30

🕔08:19, 26.Sep 2019

Mumbai, Sep 26  State-run IRCTC’s initial public offering (IPO) will open on September 30 with a price band of Rs 315-320 per share to raise around Rs 645 crore. The issue comprised an offer for sale of 2,01,60,000 shares of

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Cabinet approves doubling of New Bongaigaon – Agthori via Rangiyarailway line (142.97 km)

Cabinet approves doubling of New Bongaigaon – Agthori via Rangiyarailway line (142.97 km)

🕔17:11, 17.Jul 2019

Project will traverse through Bongaigaon, Baksa, Barpeta, Nalbari and Kamrup districts This project will generate direct employment during construction for about 34.31 lakh mandays The total estimated cost of this project is Rs. 2042.51 crore and will be completed by

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Railways sends drinking water wagons to flood-hit Kerala

Railways sends drinking water wagons to flood-hit Kerala

🕔09:37, 18.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 18  With Kerala reeling under one of the worst floods, Indian Railways on Friday sent over 2.8 lakh liter of drinking water to the state through wagons and also bottled water. “The Southern Railway has dispatched one

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1st Nepal-India broad gauge railway likely in Dec

1st Nepal-India broad gauge railway likely in Dec

🕔12:25, 11.Jul 2018

Kathmandu, July 11  Nepal plans to operate its first ever broad-gauge passenger railway service from Janakpur town to Indian border town Jayanagar in Bihar starting December, a senior Nepalese rail official has said. This is a section of 69 km

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Railways recruitment is competitive, transparent: Goyal

Railways recruitment is competitive, transparent: Goyal

🕔14:05, 20.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 20  After students demanding jobs blocked movement of local trains in Mumbai, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the recruitment policy of the Indian Railways was “competitive and transparent” in line with Supreme Court guidelines. The

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881 km of rail network proposed to be electrified in Bengal

881 km of rail network proposed to be electrified in Bengal

🕔10:47, 8.Feb 2018

Kolkata, Feb 8 The Union Budget tabled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has allotted Rs 771.54 crore for electrification of 881 km of rail network in West Bengal, railway sources said here on Wednesday. The sources said the electrification plans would

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Ministry of Railway launches SFOORTI Application

Ministry of Railway launches SFOORTI Application

🕔14:00, 11.Jan 2018

In a major digital initiative to help plan the traffic flows and optimize freight operations, Ministry of Railways have launched Smart Freight Operation Optimisation &Real Time Information (SFOORTI) App for Freight Managers which provides features for monitoring and managing freight

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Gearing Up Railways: TOUGH, BUT DOABLE…

Gearing Up Railways: TOUGH, BUT DOABLE…

🕔10:27, 14.Jan 2016

Gearing Up Railways TOUGH, BUT DOABLE By Dhurjati Mukherjee The Government is serious about rejuvenating India’s railways. Towards that end, it has set up the Rail Development Authority, a welcome step indeed.  Initially, the Authority would address issues relating to

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Railways to launch projects worth Rs.10,000 crore: Prabhu

Railways to launch projects worth Rs.10,000 crore: Prabhu

🕔13:30, 4.Jun 2015

New Delhi, June 4  The railways will launch new projects worth Rs.10,000 crore and many other old projects will be completed in the its ongoing fortnight (May 26-June 9) programme to mark the Narendra Modi government’s first year, Railway Minister

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Railways loaded with potential for positive impact: Modi

Railways loaded with potential for positive impact: Modi

🕔10:42, 8.May 2015

New Delhi, May 8  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the railways was replete with potential for a positive impact on the lives of the people in the country. Chairing a high-level meeting on the connectivity-related sectors of infrastructure,

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I love railways, it won’t be privatized: Modi

I love railways, it won’t be privatized: Modi

🕔11:17, 26.Dec 2014

Varanasi, Dec 26  Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his government did not wish to privatize the railways. Speaking at a function at the DLW stadium here to lay the foundation stone for the expansion of a locomotive workshop, Modi

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In cabinet rejig, Jaitley gets I&B, Gowda loses railways and Harshvardhan health ministry

In cabinet rejig, Jaitley gets I&B, Gowda loses railways and Harshvardhan health ministry

🕔14:23, 10.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 10  Prime Minister Narendra Modi left the portfolios of Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj and M. Venkaiah Naidu untouched among the top few important ministers, while he re-juggled the portfolios of most others and distributed their extra ministries

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