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    India17, Feb 2020, 3:01 PM IST

    Seat No. 64 in B5 Coach Of Kashi Mahakal Express Reserved For Lord Shiva!

    For the first time, the Indian Railways has reserved a seat for a deity on a train. The national transporter, which launched its third IRCTC operated train named Kashi Mahakal Express from Varanasi to Indore, has reserved a seat for Lord Mahakal (Lord Shiva) on board. Northern Railway spokesperson Deepak Kumar said: "It is for the first time that a seat has been left reserved for a deity. One seat in Kashi Mahakal Express (seat number 64 in B5 coach) has been left reserved for Lord Shiva.” He added, “Even a temple has been drawn on the seat to make people aware that the seat is reserved for Lord Mahakal.”

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    Village Ki Chhori13, Feb 2020, 3:04 PM IST

    India's Third Private Train To Start From Next Week; Here's All You Need To Know

    The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation is all set to introduce the third private train of the country Kashi Mahakal Express. Here's All You Need To Know.

  • Indian Railways is committed to provide a secure, safe and comfortable journey to all its passengers. Cleanliness is a continuous process and every endeavour is made to keep the railway stations and passenger-carrying trains in properly maintained and clean conditions. Some of the major initiatives taken by Indian Railways towards the improvement of the cleanliness of stations and trains

    Village Ki Chhori6, Feb 2020, 5:07 PM IST

    Indian Railways Take Major Initiatives towards Swachh Bharat

    Indian Railways is committed to provide a secure, safe and comfortable journey to all its passengers. Cleanliness is a continuous process and every endeavour is made to keep the railway stations and passenger-carrying trains in properly maintained and clean conditions. Some of the major initiatives taken by Indian Railways towards the improvement of the cleanliness of stations and trains

  • Indian Railways Renovates Nagaland, Tamil Nadu Junctions with Latest Passenger Amenities

    Village Ki Chhori29, Jan 2020, 6:07 PM IST

    Indian Railways Renovates Nagaland, Tamil Nadu Stations with Latest Passenger Amenities

    Adding vision to the modernization plans of the Ministry of Railways, Junction upgradation works are in progress in several railway stations of India. Salem junction in Tamil Nadu and Dimapur junction in Nagaland are the two such railway stations where stations are being renovated and upgraded with the latest passenger amenities.

  • Indian Railways Opens its 1st Waste-To-Energy Plant in Bhuneshwar; Here's All You Need To Know

    Village Ki Chhori28, Jan 2020, 7:29 PM IST

    Indian Railways Opens its 1st Waste-To-Energy Plant in Bhuneshwar; Here's All You Need To Know

    Indian Railways has commissioned the country’s first governmental Waste to Energy Plant, having the capacity of 500 Kg waste per day, in Mancheswar Carriage Repair Workshop at Bhubaneswar in East Coast Railway. Here's How Polycrack has advantages over the conventional approach of treating solid waste.

  • India-Brazil Set Target of USD 15 Billion Trade by 2022

    Decoding The Economy28, Jan 2020, 4:45 PM IST

    India-Brazil Set Target of USD 15 Billion Trade by 2022

    The visit of the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, is a sign of the growing importance of India – Brazil bilateral partnership said Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways, Piyush Goyal, during his address at the inaugural session of the India-Brazil Business Forum held in New Delhi on 27th January. 

  • IRCTC To Pay Compensation of Rs 63000 To Passengers of Tejas Express For Running Late

    Decoding The Economy27, Jan 2020, 4:01 PM IST

    IRCTC To Pay Compensation of Rs 63000 To Passengers of Tejas Express For Running Late

    The newly launched Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express got delayed. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on 22 January said that it will pay a compensation of ₹100 each to around 630 passengers of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express because of the delay.

  • Here's Why No imports will be Allowed without HSN Code in the Country

    Decoding The Economy17, Jan 2020, 7:09 PM IST

    Here's Why No imports will be Allowed without HSN Code in the Country

    No imports will be allowed without HSN (Harmonised System of Nomenclature) code into the country said the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal in New Delhi. HSN is an internationally standardized system of names and numbers to classify traded products.

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    India17, Jan 2020, 3:56 PM IST

    Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express: All You Need To Know About This IRCTC Train

    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today flagged off the inaugural run of the second premium Tejas train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Services on this train, operated by IRCTC, will begin on January 19 from the city. Pegged as a symbol of Indian culture blended with modernisation for enhanced passenger comfort, here’s everything you need to know about this train.

  • 983 Indian Railway Stations To Be Installed with Smart Cameras

    India9, Jan 2020, 7:17 PM IST

    Indian Railways to Install Video Surveillance across 983 Stations

    Indian Railways in a bid to improve the overall security of the passengers travelling in the trains has decided to install smart cameras in its premises. In order to enhance security at Railway stations which are major hubs of transportation on 8th January announced that Indian Railways is in the process of installing Internet Protocol (IP) based Video Surveillance System (VSS) at stations, that is, waiting halls, reservation counters, parking areas, main entrance/ exit, platforms, foot over bridges, booking offices, etc.

  • Transformational Organisational Restructuring of the Indian Railways

    Politics26, Dec 2019, 5:25 PM IST

    Transformational Organisational Restructuring of the Indian Railways

     

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a transformational organisational restructuring of the Indian Railways. This historic reform will go a long way in achieving Government’s vision of making Indian Railways the growth engine of India's vikas yatra.

  • पति से अलग होने के बाद वो अपने से 13 साल छोटे गायक प्रेमी दिब्येंदु के साथ अपने मुंबई के फ्लैट में रहती थीं। आगे चलकर रूपा दिब्येंदु से भी अलग हो गई थी। हालांकि, जब वे दिब्येंदु के साथ रहती थी तब पति से तलाक नहीं हुआ था। रियलिटी शो सच का सामना (2009) में उन्होंने अपनी जिंदगी से जुड़े ये राज खोला था।

    India21, Dec 2019, 4:23 PM IST

    CAA Protests: West Bengal BJP MP Roopa Ganguly slams protesters for damaging railway property

    West Bengal BJP MP Roopa Ganguly condemned CAA protests for the damage caused to Indian Railways with burning stations and trains

  • Indian Railways offers 50% Concession for Youth Participating in “Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat” Programme

    Politics19, Dec 2019, 7:40 PM IST

    Indian Railways offers 50% Concession for Youth Participating in “Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat” Programme

    In order to facilitate the travel of youth participants of “Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat” program, Indian Railways has decided to grant 50% concession in basic fares of Second/Sleeper Class to youths with earnings/emoluments of not more than Rs.5000/- per month for travelling from one State to another State to take part in ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ programme. This concession has been granted as a special case and it is admissible only in the normal train services and not for booking of Special Trains/Coaches.

  • Indian Railways Takes Decisive Step to Cut Down Electricity Bill, Reduce Operating Cost

    Politics11, Dec 2019, 4:17 PM IST

    Indian Railways Takes Decisive Step to Cut Down Electricity Bill, Reduce Operating Cost

    With the goal of reducing the cost of electricity for traction, Indian Railways has commenced flow of additional 50 MW power (Total 100 MW) from Bhartiya Rail Bijli Company Limited (BRBCL) in the State of Bihar with effect from 28 November 2019, which is expected to lead to an annual saving of Rs. 110 Crores per annum on a recurring basis. The additional flow of 10 MW power from BRBCL has also been started in the State of Rajasthan with effect from 20 November 2019 which is expected to lead to an annual saving of Rs. 11.50 Crores per annum.

  • To make Transportation More Convenient, Indian Railways Provides Facilities To Differently Abled

    Politics5, Dec 2019, 4:21 PM IST

    To make Transportation More Convenient, Indian Railways Provides Facilities To Differently Abled

    Encouraged by ‘Accessible India Campaign’ launched in 2015 by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, Indian Railways have been providing facilities/services to Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan). so as to enable them a barrier free transportation across the Railway network. To make its services more convenient and accessible to differently-abled passengers (Divyangjans) at railway stations, Indian Railways offers the following facilities.