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Railways gives newly-built hostel as backup quarantine centre

Railways gives newly-built hostel as backup quarantine centre

🕔07:02, 27.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 27  With the number of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in India rising to 677, the Indian Railways on Thursday said that it will hand over its newly built 332-bed hostel in Gujarats Vadodara as a backup quarantine

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Railways gets Rs 70,000 cr in budget, salary remains headache

Railways gets Rs 70,000 cr in budget, salary remains headache

🕔20:00, 1.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 1 Railways has got a budgetary allocation of Rs 70,000 crore and the highest-ever outlay for capital expenditure amounting to Rs 1.61 lakh crore from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Union Budget for 2020-21 presented on

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Railways, Railtel sign MoU to upgrade signalling system

Railways, Railtel sign MoU to upgrade signalling system

🕔06:55, 18.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 18  In a bid to modernise its signalling system, the Indian Railways on Monday signed an MoU to upgrade it on four sections, an official release said. The Railway Ministry release said that the Indian Railways signed

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With world’s largest online recruitment drive, Railways set to ‘save 10 lakh trees’

With world’s largest online recruitment drive, Railways set to ‘save 10 lakh trees’

🕔12:05, 24.Apr 2018

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, April 24  That some 2.37 crore people have applied as the Indian Railways kicked off the process of filling up over 88,000 posts is clearly indicative of the “jobless growth” the country is experiencing. But

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No new project without land acquisition: Railways

No new project without land acquisition: Railways

🕔10:14, 6.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 6 To stop delays in project completion, the Indian Railways has decided that no new lines will be built without completion of land acquisition, officials said. A railway official told IANS that the decision was taken a meeting

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Landslide caused Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto derailment: Railways

Landslide caused Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto derailment: Railways

🕔11:49, 29.Aug 2017

Thane, Aug 29  Ten coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed in Maharashtra’s Thane district on Tuesday due to a landslide, officials said. According to Railways spokesperson Anil Saxena, there were no reports of any casualties or injuries so far

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Railways to offer 10% rebate on seat left after chart preparation

Railways to offer 10% rebate on seat left after chart preparation

🕔09:44, 20.Dec 2016

New Delhi, Dec 20  Railways on Monday said that it will provide 10 per cent rebate on any seat left vacant after the preparation of the chart.According to the Railways Ministry, the decision was taken after the review meeting on

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Railways, Metro, buses won’t accept old Rs 500 notes after December 9

Railways, Metro, buses won’t accept old Rs 500 notes after December 9

🕔15:11, 9.Dec 2016

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Making a U-turn within a few hours, the government on Friday advanced by a day the last date for using the old Rs 500 notes to purchase tickets for travel by train, government- or public sector

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Railways to introduce flexi fare pricing

Railways to introduce flexi fare pricing

🕔10:38, 8.Sep 2016

New Delhi, Sep 8  Indian Railways on Wednesday said that it will introduce flexi fare pricing in its Rajdhani, Duranto and Shatabdi trains from September 9. “The base fares will increase by 10 per cent with every 10 per cent

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Railways to set up consultative committees to improve efficiency, quality

Railways to set up consultative committees to improve efficiency, quality

🕔11:16, 17.Mar 2016

New Delhi, March 17  In a bid to improve efficiency and quality of rail services, railway users’ consultative committees would be set up at various levels so that users get frequent opportunities to consult with railway administration, parliament was told

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Railways, Odisha sign accord on implementing projects

Railways, Odisha sign accord on implementing projects

🕔13:39, 5.Nov 2015

New Delhi, Nov 5  The railway ministry and the Odisha government have signed an agreement to form a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to implement railway projects in the state.“It is a welcome step and will go a long way in

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‘Civil aviation, railways have potential for Russia-India cooperation’

‘Civil aviation, railways have potential for Russia-India cooperation’

🕔12:14, 22.Jun 2015

Moscow, June 22  Russian companies have felt echoes of the “Make in India” concept with the economics minister saying that the Rusian government was in the process of “modernising the intergovernmental agreement to encourage and mutually protect investments.” Russia &

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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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Bigger fine for littering to help railways earn more: Official

Bigger fine for littering to help railways earn more: Official

🕔12:21, 20.Mar 2015

New Delhi, March 20  The increased fine on people seen littering or throwing waste on platforms and tracks would help Indian Railways earn more, besides instilling fear in the minds of the offenders, an official said on Thursday. The National

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