Devanjana Nag

Articles By Devanjana Nag

1953 Articles

New Pamban Bridge: Indian Railways’ first Vertical Lift Sea Bridge being fast-tracked; see spectacular pics

The upcoming New Pamban Bridge will enhance the convenience of pilgrims visiting the holy site of Rameswaram.

Travelling in Kolkata to get better! Indian Railways to run 696 suburban train services from 11 November

The time table of suburban train services resuming with effect from 11 November 2020 are available at any railway station and the official website of Eastern Railways.

Development in Varanasi gets big boost! PM Modi inaugurates, lays foundation stone for multiple projects

Apart from inaugurating as well as laying the foundation stones for various projects, the Prime Minister also interacted with some of the beneficiaries of these development projects during the video conference.

Indian Railways reconsiders plan to merge different cadres; proposes a selection panel for top posts

The proposal of merging cadres had seen resistance from Indian Railways' officials belonging to Traffic, Personnel and Accounts services, who are hired through the UPSC Civil Services examination.

Low-cost ride in suburbs and smaller cities! Modi government plans to introduce Metro Neo

With a 10-tonne axle load instead of the normal 17 tonnes, Metro Neo systems are lighter and smaller than conventional Metro trains.

Smart water supply management: Jal Shakti Ministry’s grand challenge gets over 200 applications; details

The applications for the challenge were received from as many as 33 companies, 76 Indian Tech start-ups, 46 individuals, 15 limited liability partnership (LLP) firms and 43 Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

Indian Railways’ suburban train services in West Bengal to resume; Here are 5 things to know

The local train services had remained suspended since the month of March when a nationwide lockdown was imposed in view of the COVID-19 outbreak.

AAI’s big eco-friendly move! Signs MoU with NTPC to set up solar power plants at airports; details

To set up solar power plants, adequate land and rooftop space at identified AAI airports will be provided to NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), a subsidiary of NTPC, free of cost.

Mumbai’s iconic Churchgate station completes 150 years; Check history and other details

In the year 1930, the station became a major suburban terminus of the financial capital after the closure of Colaba Terminus.

Travelling during office hours to get convenient in Kolkata! Indian Railways to resume 210 local trains

Recently, officials of the West Bengal state government and Indian Railways met to firm up plans for the resumption of suburban train services in Kolkata.

PM Modi chaired CCEA approves Rs 1,810 crore investment for hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL) is implementing the hydro power project on Build-Own-Operate-Maintain (BOOM) basis with active support from the centre and the state government.

Indian Railways’ PSU RailTel announces highest consolidated income! Check details

As approved by the shareholders, the total dividend pay-out for the firm would be an amount of Rs 680.60 million (interim and final) (including the Rs 200 million interim dividend) in the financial year 2020-2021.

More Seaplanes to fly in India! Modi govt planning to improve air connectivity with water aerodromes; Details

A few days ago, the maiden seaplane service between the world's tallest statue- the Statue of Unity and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Indian Railways electrification work continues to progress! What goes on electrifying a railway route

The electrification of railway lines will reduce the cost of energy as well as reduce local pollution.

Artificial Intelligence in Indian Railways! To go big on AI, data analytics for operational efficiency

The CTO's mandate will be to keep a track of emerging technologies in AI and analytics as well as use it in the rail system.

Big success! Delhi Metro erects first-ever U-Girder of Phase-4 project; Check details

A key component of the elevated viaducts built for Metro corridors, the U-Girder was erected near the Kali Mata Temple in Delhi between the upcoming Pushpanjali metro station and Deepali Chowk metro station along the Outer Ri

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, contactless ticketing trial in DTC buses extended till November 31

To explore the contactless mobile ticketing options in DTC buses, a task force was constituted by the Transport department.

Hyderabad Airport launches on-site COVID-19 test facility for international flyers; details here

With the newly launched RT-PCR testing facility at the Hyderabad Airport, now air passengers will have an option to get themselves tested at the airport.

Festive season surge in train ticket demand! Long waitlist in Indian Railways special trains; Check details

Indian Railways will introduce more train services wherever necessary, but those trains will only run on a reserved basis and will follow all COVID-19 protocols.

Great move by NMRC! Transgenders find welcoming workplace at Noida Metro’s Pride station

The Sector 50 Noida Metro station was rechristened as ‘Pride Station’ by the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) on 27 October 2020.

NIIF takes first step towards building its portfolio in roads & highways sector; acquires 2 Essel projects

These road infra projects will be managed by Athaang Infrastructure, the proprietary roads platform of NIIF, backed by an experienced professionals' team with rich domain expertise in the transportation sector.

NIIF, infrastructure fund, cabinet decision, niif, niif SOF, atmanirbhar bharat 3.0

Indian Railways registers noteworthy freight figures; surpasses last year’s loading & earning for same period

In the month of October 2020, the freight loading of Indian Railways was 108.16 million tonnes which as compared to last year’s loading for the same period (93.75 million tonnes), is 15 per cent higher.

New Delhi to get a new makeover! Here’s how the Central Vista redevelopment project being executed; details

There are guidelines by the Council of Architecture that have to be followed for any architectural design competition in India.

Modi government plans to set up 14 more water aerodromes for seaplane services; details

These aerodromes will facilitate seaplane services on various routes across the country including Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep, Assam, Uttarakhand and Maharashtra.

IRCTC Shri Ram Path Yatra Tour Package: Now devotees can easily visit Ayodhya, Prayagraj, Chitrakoot; details

The boarding points of this tour package are Dehradun, Meerut, Haridwar, Ghaziabad, Aligarh, Tundla, Hathras, Kanpur, Etawah, Lucknow, while the de-boarding points are Kanpur, Tundla, Etawah, Hathras, Aligarh, Meerut, Ghaziab

Besides, at the destination, the transfer will be given to the point up to which the bus is allowed to go.

IRCTC Rupay SBI Credit Card: Good news for shopaholics! Get Amazon voucher worth Rs 500 & other benefits

The new contactless IRCTC SBI RuPay Card is equipped with Near Field Communication technology and is said to be more convenient, faster and secure.

Mumbai’s Dharavi slum to get a makeover! State govt approves decision to float new tender; details

On October 16, 2018, the previous state government of Devendra Fadnavis had decided to redevelop the Dharavi area in the financial capital, which is considered to be Asia's largest slum.

Income Tax Calculator, Budget 2019, How to Calculate Income Tax


Stock Market