Rail operator Union Pacific has seen a 160 percent rise in thefts in Los Angeles county since December 2020.
At least nine people were killed and 36 injured after 12 coaches of the train went off the rails on Thursday, near Domohani in Alipurduar subdivision of Northeast Frontier Railway.
"The revised designation will not entail any change in the pay scales, methods of recruitment, existing duties and responsibilities, seniority and avenues of promotion", Railways officials clarified.
Ali said he had the phone number of a neighbour, and Vaishnaw immediately got him connected with that person, the official said.
The Railways has announced ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin of those killed in the accident, Rs 1 lakh to the grievously injured, and Rs 25,000 for passengers with simple injury.
While 23 passengers are undergoing treatment at Super Specialty Hospital in Jalpaiguri, six are admitted to North Bengal Medical College and seven at Maynaguri Rural Hospital.
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A partially mangled coach got perched atop another under the impact, while a few bogies had hurtled down the slope and overturned.
Bablu Das, 45, a youth of the area where the mishap took place, said he and his friends dragged out many injured from the ill-fated coaches.
The Higher Education department had earlier taken over 15 teacher training colleges from the School and Mass Education department and revised the eligibility criteria for the B.Ed. course admission.
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India had provided AC Diesel Multiple Units under the loan facility.
Many youngsters from the Siddi community are first-generation school-goers, while their parents continue to work as daily wagers.
The Southern Railway also warned of collecting Rs 500 as a fine from a passenger who is found not wearing a face mask on the premises.
The trains will run on Chennai Central - Arakkonam (113 ), Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi (60), Chennai Beach - Velachery (36) and Chennai Beach - Chengalpattu (120) routes
The IJT was conceived by HAL as a replacement for the ageing Kiran aircraft.