Trains were set afire, window panes of buses smashed and passersby, including a ruling BJP MLA, pelted with stones on Thursday in Bihar by Army job aspirants whose protest against the Centre's short-term recruitment scheme, ' #Agnipath ', continued for the second consecutive day.
#Bengaluru gets India's first ultra-luxury railway terminal with airport-like facilities .The Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal at Baiyappanahalli is built at the cost of Rs 314 crore and is open for public use now. The railway terminal is modelled after the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.
With many states facing power shortages due to a coal crunch, Indian Railways has cancelled more than 650 passenger and express train trips to facilitate the movement of freight trains to power generation plants. Apart from the cancellation of train trips, the routes of 42 passenger trains have also been diverted in many parts of the country to facilitate the transport of coal. Indian Railways said that this plan is set to be in force for 2 months in order to avoid coal crisis during the monsoon months that see less mining.
A passenger train was set on fire in Bihar by protesting railway job aspirants over the recruitment exams. A crowd stormed the Gaya Junction, raising slogans, and set fire to the Bhabhua-Patna Inter-City Express, though nobody was injured. The agitated protesters vandalised trains and pelted stones. Stones could be seen all over the platform at the railway station.
Each coach can accommodate about nine patients and a train comprising 23 coaches can be used as a 200-bed hospital.
The railways, as a part of the initiative, has also opened a generic medicine store christened Dawa Dost store at the station.
The Perambur Loco Works organised a Steam Loco Show on January 4 when EIR-21 ran for two hours.
This is for the sixth consecutive year that productivity linked bonus is being given to railway employees, Prakash Javadekar said.
Pakistani authorities suspended the train service on February 28 amidst tense bilateral ties in the aftermath of the air strikes.
Goyal said a campaign should be run to ensure that every woman of the nation can have access to sanitary pads.
The Indian Railways on Monday flagged off the country's first air-conditioned suburban local train for Mumbai commuters.
Uttar Pradesh suffered its third train derailment over a period of one month as around seven coaches of the Howrah-Jabalpur-Shaktipunj Express derailed near Obra in the Sonbhadra district.
Railway bridge washed away in the fierce flow of Nagavali River following heavy rainfall in Odisha’s Rayagada.