A beacon of hope for Ludhiana's slum children

Hari Om Jindal is teaching children from five slums to ensure they make their way out of ragpicking, finds out Harpreet Bajwa.

published on : 26th September 2021

Railways weighing options for Sitapalli project in Odisha

Although the Ministry of Railways had sanctioned a wagon factory in 2011-12, the proposal was later dropped as no investor came forward due to lack of demand for wagons.

published on : 25th September 2021

East Coast Railway to train 2,500 Odisha youths under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana 

The skill training will be initially imparted in four trades - electrician, welder, machinist and fitter and the programme consists of initial basic training of 100 hours.

published on : 18th September 2021

South Central Railway commissions second railway longer loop line at Andhra's Navabpalem

SCR official spokesperson Ch Rakesh said the loop lines are constructed at stations to handle more trains and to ease out train operations.

published on : 14th September 2021

Railways liable to compensate for late arrival of trains unless proved delay beyond control: SC

A bench of justices M R Shah and Aniruddha Bose, refused to allow the appeal of Northern Western Railway against the verdict of the NCDRC.

published on : 8th September 2021

Huge relief as railways allows peak-hour travel for those fully vaccinated against COVID in Chennai

Ever since the State government relaxed lockdown norms on June 24, the railways has been gradually increasing the services and allowing general public to travel in workmen specials.

published on : 4th September 2021

'Private trains' to ply from Secunderabad soon

These trains will reportedly have modern rakes, with special smart features to provide world-class facilities to passengers with the help of intelligent sensor-based systems. 

published on : 2nd September 2021

Railways follows up on PM's I-day announcement, floats tender for 58 Vande Bharat rakes

These coaches will be manufactured at the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai, Modern Coach Factory, Rae Bareilly and Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala.

published on : 29th August 2021

Railways extends 5% bonus for R-wallet in UTS app till August 2022

The app allows users to book unreserved tickets for suburban, mail and super fast trains. The user has to recharge the R-wallet for paying the ticket fare through the app.

published on : 25th August 2021

368 trains affected on Punjab route due to farmers' agitation over sugarcane prices

At least 40 Express and goods trains were canceled or were short terminated or diverted on Tuesday while 368 trains have been affected so far.

published on : 24th August 2021

Ashwini Vaishnaw reviews ECoR works

Minister for Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw reviewed the ongoing projects and traffic facility works connecting ports and industries before his departure to New Delhi on Monday.

published on : 24th August 2021

Railways honours keyman for saving boy

Das asked all on-duty station managers to make announcements about it at each station.

published on : 24th August 2021

Tiruchy Railway division busted 46 touts during pandemic times

From January to August this year, the RPF apprehended 21 unauthorised agents for booking tickets using multiple identities and selling them at a premium on the IRCTC portal.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Railways suffered Rs 36,000 crore loss during COVID-19 pandemic: Union minister Raosaheb Danve

The Minister of State for Railways was speaking at the foundation stone laying ceremony of an underbridge at the Jalna railway station.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Union Railway Minister’s visit: Parties pin hope on Odisha's pending projects

Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, who is on a four-day visit to Odisha as part of BJP’s ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra’, is also scheduled to visit Nabarangpur on Saturday and Kalahandi the next day.

published on : 21st August 2021
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