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Western Peripheral Expressway, connecting Kundli with Palwal via Manesar, likely to open in August

According to the Deputy Commissioner, a request for proposal in this regard has been floated already by the Haryana State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation. The work on this project began in 2006 by the govern


How Indian Railways new radar-based system will monitor abnormal rise of water in major rivers

So far, the railways used manual mode of recording. Hence, the automated system is an improvement over the manual system. Soon, the automated system will be integrated with the national transporter's Track Management System (


PM Modi inaugurates AIIMS underground tunnel in Delhi; what’s special about the project

The ambitious infrastructure project- a tunnel connecting the main campus of AIIMS (All India Institutes of Medical Sciences) in Ansari Nagar with its Trauma Centre is finally being inaugurated today by Prime Minister Narendr


Tatkal train ticket booking on new IRCTC website: How to book, timings, cancellation charges and more

Tatkal train ticket booking on new IRCTC website: Indian Railways tatkal ticket booking feature is a big boon for those of us who have last minute journeys to plan. With the tatkal ticket feature, railway passengers or users

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Indore-Veraval Mahamana Express all set to flag-off by Sumitra Mahajan; check schedule, stations of new train

The new swanky train service will benefit passengers, especially pilgrims, visiting the holy destinations of Mahakal and Omkareshwar, which are situated in Madhya Pradesh as well Somnath, located in Gujarat.


Delhi Metro services to be hit from June 30? 9,000 employees threaten to go on strike

Just like last year, this year also, the reasons for the strike are same - a revision of salary and pay grades as well as payment of arrears. Other reasons include fixed guidelines for sacking an employee only in extreme cond

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Indian Railways to take help of Israeli technology at railway stations; what this means

Officials told Financial Express Online that Central Railway is looking at improvising the video analytics of CCTV cameras installed at platforms, entry and exit points, foot over bridges and concourse areas of railway statio


Indian Railways finds a way to improve punctuality record, but trains still won’t come on time! Here’s why

Last week, it came to notice that the railways reported 70 per cent on-time performance. However, in the last few months, the figure went down to 60 per cent, which means that 40 per cent of the trains were delayed.


Big metro rail projects for Agra, Kanpur, Indore, Bhopal and Delhi approved

The Union Finance Ministry recently approved metro rail projects for five different cities of the country. The cities which have been approved for the metro rail projects are Kanpur, Agra, Bhopal, Indore, Delhi.


Indian Railways to install 68 more bottle crushing machines at railway stations

The e-ticketing and catering arm of Indian Railways, IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) has set up four such bottle crushing machines, out of which two at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and one mach

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Indian Railways says ‘No’ to dirty blankets! New ones for passengers in AC coaches to be washed twice a month

Now onwards, the railways has decided to wash the blankets for AC coaches twice a month. Also, the national transporter has changed the material to make it washable-friendly, states a report from IANS.


Indian Railways UTS mobile app gradually gaining popularity among users; here are the benefits

The UTS app allows passengers to book suburban railway tickets within ten minutes. In this app, passengers deposit money in their R-wallets and book single-journey ticket or generate, renew passes.


Smooth movement! In next 6 months, RFID technology to read smart cards at 13 toll plazas in Delhi-NCR

Finally, the project to install radio frequency identification technology (RFID) system in order to read smart cards at 13 toll plazas will be implemented by the end of this year.


Discover Odisha with IRCTC package covering Puri, Chillika and Konark; check here for details

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is offering a package called ' Classic Odisha-Konark Dance & International Sand Art Festival Special' for those who want to explore pilgrimage-historical-ancient-lei


Delhi Metro Phase 4: Why Arvind Kejriwal government thinks the project will be a “colossal” waste of money

The department on examining the potential peak hour peak direction traffic (PHPDT), found that the corridors do not qualify for a high capacity metro. The report also stated that high-quality metro systems need to have a PHPD

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Kudos! How Indian Railways is reaching out to flood-affected people in the North-East

Recently, the Northeast Frontier zone of Indian Railways (N. F. Railway) came forward to reach out to people affected by flood in North Eastern part of the country.


Delhi’s Signature Bridge to offer tourists Eiffel Tower-like experience

Just like the Eiffel Tower in France, the Signature Bridge will also have the facility of transporting tourists up the main pillar, which is 154 m high. At present, the work to install lifts on the bridge is going on.

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To lay down standards for metro rail systems, PM Modi gives ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan a new assignment

In order to lay down standards for metro rail systems in the country, recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a proposal for setting up a committee. Interestingly, according to official sources, the committee will be


Soon travel train time between Ratlam-Indore to reduce! Indian Railways begins trial runs at 110 kmph on track

In order to increase the speed of trains, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has started a trial run between Ratlam and Indore railway section in Madhya Pradesh.


Hygienic food, new menu and no overcharging! These 5 steps by Indian Railways will make train journeys better

In a bid to address passenger complaints, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is taking several steps to improve quality of food and also avoid overcharging by vendors. From use of Artificial Intelligence to 'Menu on Rails' app,

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Delhi Metro Green Line: Mundka-Bahadurgarh section inaugurated by PM Modi; 5 facts every commuter should know

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Delhi Metro Mundka-Bahadurgarh section of the Green Line! The much-awaited Mundka - Bahadurgarh section of Delhi Metro which falls under the metro network's Green line has been launched by PM Modi

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Great news for foreigners flying into India! Delhi IGI Airport reduces immigration time with new e-visa desks

In order to cater to the increasing number of foreigners flying in for tourism, business purposes or on medical grounds, at least 14 new dedicated e-visa counters are being set up at the arrival terminal of the capital city's


Modi government’s Smart Cities Mission: Shillong selected as 100th smart city for big infrastructure boost

Recently, an official release stated that so far, 99 smart cities had been identified in four rounds of competition and with this, selection of 100 cities has been completed under the government's Smart Cities Mission.

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Fare hike impact? Daily ridership of Delhi Metro drops up to 5 lakh as compared to last year

As per the assessment of data obtained through an RTI application, as compared to last year, the months of March, April and May saw a 17 per cent dip in daily metro ridership.

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Rohtang tunnel to open by 2020! This all-weather big infrastructure road project is special for these reasons

The much-talked about Rohtang tunnel, which is being constructed at 3,000 metres above the sea level will provide all-season connectivity to Lahaul Valley in Himachal Pradesh. It will be one of the country's longest road tunn

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Soon, book your Indian Railways train tickets with IRCTC payment aggregator – iPay

Soon, passengers or users while booking their train tickets through the official website of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) or IRCTC's Rail Connect app, won't need any third party vendor's bank digital


Delhi-Rajasthan new high-speed rail link being planned! Here’s all you need to know

The Haryana government has approved the much talked about high-speed rail link between Delhi and Rajasthan. The high-speed rail link between Delhi and Rajasthan will pass through Gurugram in Haryana.

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