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New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): With an aim to further facilitate the passengers, Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a public Sector Undertaking of the Ministry of Railways, will be launching a pilot project of ticketing through non-internet based mobile phones with effect from July 1.
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): With an aim to further facilitate the passengers, Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC),a public sector undertaking of the Ministry of Railways, will launch a pilot project of ticketing through non-internet based mobile phones with effect from July 1.
Patna, June 13 (IANS) Suspected armed Maoists attacked a passenger train in Bihar's Jamui district Thursday afternoon killing a railway police personnel and injuring half a dozen other people, police said.
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): A group of 56 probationers of the Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS), Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS) and Indian Railways Service of Stores called on President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Monday.
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) The South Central Railway (SCR) plans to procure 200 more eco-friendly bio-toilets to provide the facility on more trains in the next few months.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Indian Army's first woman jawan Shanti Tigga was found hanging in a railway hospital in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district Tuesday, police said.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Woman army jawan Shanti Tigga was found hanging in a railway hospital in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district Tuesday, police said.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Despite the Congress-led UPA Government dropping Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar from the Union Cabinet and giving the additional charge of Railway Ministry and Law Ministry to C. P. Joshi and Kapil Sibal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said the changes of faces as such doesn't really assure the people of India on the issue of corruption, and it would now prefer a wait and watch approach.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Taking potshots at the ruling Congress Party at the Centre, the Bharatiya Janata Party said on Friday alleged that the UPA Government gives its 'corrupt ministers' adequate time to erase evidence.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned sine die Wednesday, two days ahead of schedule.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament adjourned sine die on Wednesday, two days before the scheduled end of the Budget Session.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted Wednesday as the BJP persisted with its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks, and also demanded that ministers P.K. Bansal and Ashwani Kumar step down.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were stalled Tuesday as the BJP pressed for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks and also demanded that ministers P.K. Bansal and Ashwani Kumar step down.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Monday asked the Congress-led UPA Government to sack its two corrupt ministers or else the opposition won't allow the Parliament to function.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): The second half of the Budget Session of Parliament continued to face disruptions on Monday, as the opposition refused to allow any debate or transaction of business, citing various issues on which it could not agree with the government.
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): The core committee of the Congress party is meeting in the national capital to discuss various issues including the future of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Law Minister Ashwani Kumar following the demands for their resignation.
The fate of beleaguered Railway Minister Pawan Bansal is likely to be decided on Sunday evening in Congress Party's core committee meeting scheduled to begin after Karnataka polls.......................
A Delhi court Saturday granted four days police custody of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla and three others, arrested for allegedly taking a bribe to ensure the promotion of a top railway official...............
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): The Congress Core Group will take a final call on Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal who has offered to resign following the arrest of his nephew by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a case of bribery.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Saturday met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh at the latter's 7, Race Course Road (RCR) official residence, and is reported to have offered to quit office in the wake of his nephew being arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) fo accepting a bribe of Rs.90 lakhs to facilitate the transfer of a Railway Board official to a more lucrative post.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Saturday claimed that he was innocent, and had "no knowledge or clue" about the bribe that his nephew, Vijay Singla, had allegedly taken for fixing a top level position in the government.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Friday sought central funding for its mega-infrastructure project - the Mumbai Elevated Rail Corridor Project, which is aimed to revolutionise suburban commuting in the city, official sources said here.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): Booking of reserved train tickets has been reduced from the existing 120 days to 60 days.
Guwahati, April 25 (ANI): Railway Police in Guwahati have seized drugs from students during a routine check at the railway station.
New Delhi, Mar. 18 (ANI): Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Monday said the Government of India is committed to the development of inter-country rail linkages and in furtherance of this policy extended its fullest support to the development of Trans-Asian Railway Network.
The Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has said that railway will focus on safety and passenger amenities. He was taking part in the debate on the passing ot the rail budget in the Lok Sabha.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday askede the Railway Board chairman to explain within four weeks reports that a woman was pushed out of a moving train by Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel and died, a statement said.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) Tuesday said the railway budget "reflects gross inconsistencies and contradictions camouflaged in deceptive postures".
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Train fares remain unchanged. Charges on some services such as tatkal and reservation will be hiked. Freight charges will rise. The extant, unreliable e-reservation system will be replaced. As many as 106 new trains will be introduced. A swanky coach will be added on select trains. And all key stations will have escalators.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian Railways plan to invest Rs.63,363 crore ($11.5 billion) in the new financial year beginning April 1, mainly on expansion of tracks and improving passenger safety, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The annual railway budget should focus on safety and modernization, industry association Assocham said Friday.
Panaji, Feb 14 (IANS) Konkan Railway Thursday started on-board shopping in select trains, offering a variety of goods at "most competitive rates".
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) For the first time, passengers on Konkan railway's two trains will be able to shop for watches, music systems and jewellery onboard, an official said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Ace designer Tarun Tahiliani's second flagship outlet in the capital is inspired by ancient heritage homes. It has some of his signature dresses, with accessible price tags.
Beijing, Feb 5 (IANS) Railway police in China have seized around 6,300 kg of chemicals, 14,000 knives and 850,000 bags of firecrackers from people travelling in trains during the lunar year festival.
Bangalore, Feb 2 (IANS) Favourites Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra qualified for the women's final here Saturday in the Federation Cup basketball tournament in what will be a repeat of their league match.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A sunny day here Thursday was followed by a chilly evening as the maximum temperature settled at 21.9 degrees Celsius, average for this time of the season. Friday is likely to see the same weather.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) It was a sunny and pleasant Wednesday in the capital with the maximum temperature settling three notches below average at 24.4 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast a cloudy Thursday.
New Delhi, Jan.25 (ANI): On the occasion of Republic Day, 2013, President Pranab Mukherjee has awarded the President's Police Medal for Distinguished Services and Police Medal for Meritorious Services to following Railways Protection Force(RPF)/Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) officers and personnel.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) It was a sunny and pleasant Thursday in the capital with the maximum temperature settling a notch below average at 20.5 degrees Celsius. Weather conditions will be similar Friday.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Delhi woke up to a sunny but chilly morning Thursday with the minimum temperature settling at 5.6 degrees Celsius, two notches below average for this time of the season. The Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead.
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) It was a sunny and clear day in the capital Tuesday as the maximum temperature settled a notch below average at 20.4 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast similar weather Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi woke up to a sunny but cold morning Monday with the minimum temperature settling at 6.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below average for this time of the season. The Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead.
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) Opposing the railway fare hike, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has dubbed it "anti-people" and questioned whether it was ethical to raise it before the general budget.
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Thursday demanded a rollback of the hiked train fares.
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) After braving chilly mornings for the last few days, a relatively warmer morning greeted Delhiites Thursday. The skies cleared up as the day advanced, with slight respite from the bone-chilling cold.
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Wednesday hiked train fares across the board, the first time in ten years, with effect from Jan 21 midnight.
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New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The capital woke up to another chilly morning Monday with the minimum temperature settling five notches below average at 2.4 degrees Celsius. Flights and trains were affected due to dense fog.
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The chilly morning in the capital Thursday along with a light blanket of fog enveloping the city affected flights and train services. The Met Office has forecast a clear, sunny day in store.
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) A day before New Year, the capital experienced the season's coldest day Monday as the minimum temperature settled two notches below average at 5.2 degrees Celsius. Dec 23, when the mercury dipped to 5.9 degrees Celsius, was the coldest day of the season so far.
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) It was a chilly Monday morning in the capital with icy winds making Delhiites shiver. The minimum temperature settled two notches below average at 5.2 degrees Celsius.
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) It was a chilly Sunday morning in the national capital with a shallow fog enveloping the city. The minimum temperature settled at 7.7 degrees Celsius, average for this time of the season.
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) It was a chilly Wednesday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature settling at 7.8 degrees Celsius, average for the season. The Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) How about becoming Santa for the underprivileged this festive season? Indian footwear designer Swati Mehrotra is urging people to donate old shoes, clothes and other essentials to distribute these among the needy on the Christmas eve.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal was Wednesday evasive when asked whether he would revise passenger fares to boost the financial health of the national transporter. He, however, said that there was need to depoliticise the issue.
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) Telugu actor Sivaji, known for films such as "Missamma" and "Sandade Sandadi", feels comedy should not be categorised into sub-genres because it limits the viewership.
New Delhi, Octo Oct 26 (IANS) India Friday signed an MoU with Spain to promote cooperation in the areas of high speed railways, upgrading speed of passenger trains, improving safety of train operations and modernisation of the network, said officials.
Bangalore, Oct.21 (ANI): Railway Police on Sunday claimed that the blaze on the Falaknuma Express was caused by a couple who had set themselves ablaze in a toilet of one of the train's coaches.
Beijing, Oct. 10 (Xinhua-ANI): Twelve people have been confirmed dead and 24 injured in fire at a construction site Wednesday in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, local authorities said.
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Two more people were detained in connection with the Rs.5.25 crore bank van heist here last week that left a guard dead, police sources said Saturday.
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) A Pakistani minister, who offered a $100,000 bounty on the head of an anti-Islam filmmaker, Friday defended his decision despite wide condemnation.
Peshawar, Sept. 28 (ANI): Pakistan Railway Minister Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, who had announced a bounty on the anti-Islam film maker, has said it did not matter to him if the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had removed his name from their hit list because "death is in the hands of God and will occur in any case".
Islamabad, Sept. 26 (ANI): Pakistan's Railway Mnister, Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, who had offered 100,000 dollars as bounty to anyone killing the maker of the U.S. produced anti-Islam film, has stood by the decision, saying it was the "only way" to stop insulting Prophet Mohammed.
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) After doing character roles and comedies, Telugu actor Sivaji is excited about his upcoming issue-based movie "Dakshina Madhya Railway Jattu", where kabbadi is used as a tool to resolve a major problem in a village.
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The engine of the Samjhauta Express, which was headed for India, caught fire in Pakistan's Lahore district Monday, police said. There were no casualties.
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The engine of the India bound Samjhauta Express caught fire in Pakistan's Lahore district Monday, police said. There were no casualties.
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) It is now for the Congress to save the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition, outgoing Railway Minister Mukul Roy said Wednesday.
All eyes are on Trinamool Congress (TMC) Chief Mamata Banerjee who is set to decide her party's stand in the government today. Mamata on Saturday had given the 72-hours ultimatum to United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to rollback its decision on diesel price hike and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail or her party will withdraw support from the government..........
Kolkata, Sep 15 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC), a key ally of Congress party-led central government opposed the cabinet's decision to hike diesel prices and also the green signal for foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, aviation and other sectors.
Bishalgarh (Tripura), Aug 28 (IANS) Separatist outfits in Tripura, supported by some opposition leaders, are recruiting tribal youths ahead of the assembly polls, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): As River Yamuna breached the danger mark yet again, threatening to submerge low-lying areas in New Delhi, railway officials on Monday said the old bridge is still safe, and added that rail traffic would not be halted.
Railway minister Mukul Roy is all set to flag off a double-decker, air-conditioned train from Delhi to Jaipur on Friday. The ministers from the Delhi government are also supposed to attend the inaugural ceremony.
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) One of China's leading locomotive producers said Friday that it has delivered a batch of high-speed train compartments ordered by Siemens AG, marking the first such export to Europe.
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate a railway coach maintenance workshop in Bihar's Nalanda district this month, an official said Thursday.
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) CCI 'Billiards Boys' and favourites PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' registered contrasting wins Monday to set up a title clash in The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable Trust Mumbai Billiards League at the Dadar Parsee Colony Gymkhana.
Jaipur, Aug 2 (IANS) A 34-year old Rajasthan Police constable was electrocuted while his colleague sustained serious burns when they came in contact with overhead electricity wires while chasing criminals in the state's Kota town Thursday, police said.
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sunil Ghadge snatched the decider with exquisite shots to lead Central Railway Mumbai Institute 'Star Blue' into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable Trust Mumbai Billiards League at the Dadar Parsee Colony Gymkhana Thursday.
London, July 31 (IANS) A diligent guard deputed for Olympic security duty surprised Whitehall-headed British Prime Minister David Cameron Monday by asking him to show his papers.
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Monday expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives in fire incident in the Tamil Nadu Express near Nellore.
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl was injured Sunday when she fell from a moving autorickshaw here during a scuffle between her father and four robbers travelling in the same vehicle, police said. One of the robbers was arrested.
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The railways Wednesday started the movement of freight trains and expected soon to resume passenger train services, suspended for more than 48 hours due to the communal violence in Assam's Kokrajhar and Chirang districts, an official said.
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) With both home and away wins mandatory to qualify, hosts Dadar Parsee Colony Gymkhana's Bawa Bullies stormed into the pre-quarter-finals in the Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable Trust Mumbai Billiards League organised by the Billiards and Snooker Association of Maharashtra.
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Rainstorms since the weekend have ravaged many parts of China, including the capital city of Beijing where the heaviest rain in 60 years caused 37 deaths.
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The next time you are short of change while booking a train ticket, help could be nearby.
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Days before the crucial presidential polls which have generated much bad blood between alliance partners Congress and the Trinamool Congress, the latter would attend a meeting of the centre's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in New Delhi July 14.
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy Friday attributed the problems in sale of Tatkal (emergency travel) tickets to a demand-supply mismatch and said his ministry has taken some steps to ease the over-burdened system.
After getting huge number of complaints against the problem faced by the passangers for booking Tatkal (emergency travel) tickets, Indian railways has finally decided to change the procedure and timing of their sale on Friday.
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Concerned over large-scale complaints in the sale of Tatkal (emergency travel) tickets, the railways Friday announced changes in the procedure and timing of their sale.
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently remanded to judicial custody has been suspended by the Eastern Railway, with whom the athlete worked as a ticket collector, an Railways official said Sunday.
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The much-anticipated Mumbai Metro Railway project has been delayed by eight months and is now expected to be operational by March 2013, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here Tuesday.
Mumbai, June 11 (ANI): A perceived slowdown in government decision-making, failure to implement announced reforms, growing bottlenecks in key sectors,lack of reforms to archaic land acquisition laws, infrastructure problems, growing shortfalls in the production of coal and other fuels, have dampened India's investment prospects, the international rating agency Standard and Poor's (S and P) said in its report that was released on Monday.
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The government Thursday deferred a decision on pension fund reforms following opposition from key ally Trinamool Congress.
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) The Eastern Railway Wednesday opened special health camps at several stations under its jurisdiction to help the passengers suffering from heat stroke.
Madrid, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said here Wednesday that he will convey an offer of dialogue with Britain over the future of Gibraltar when he travels to London next week for talks with British counterpart William Hague.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The half-chopped body of a man, with the head and torso missing, was found packed inside a synthetic cement bag in the capital's upscale Defence Colony Friday, police said.
Springfield (United States), May 17 (Xinhua-ANI): A Chinese artist dedicated a handcrafted sculpture to Illinois State government on Wednesday, in a bid to pay tribute to the Chinese railroad builders of the U.S. rail system.
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) A Nagaland police constable was arrested at the Guwahati railway station Wednesday on charges of trying to smuggle arms and ammunition.
Vadodara, May 5 (IANS) Western Railway has started the trial run of a double-decker air-conditioned train that will link Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
New Delhi/ Kolkata, May 1(ANI): Railway Minister Mukul Roy on Tuesday extended his best wishes to the 14-lakh strong Indian Railways employees network on the occasion of May Day.