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
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.
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
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
The original proposal to buy 582 coaches was submitted to the Delhi government by Delhi Metro on January 11, 2017. With the commencement of Magenta Line and a section of the Pink Line, more commuters started using the metro.
Piyush Goyal announced that on Sundays, Indian Railways will undertake major maintenance works across all its zones. However, in case a train gets delayed during meal times, then free food, as well as water, will be provided
Soon, passengers travelling from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport will not have to wait longer for the security check as a new automated tray return system is likely to be implemented by the end of this
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which is the e-ticketing and catering arm of Indian Railways is offering a package called 'Natural Nilgiris with Fascinating Nilgiri Mountain Railway two days Ex Me
RailTel, a Mini Ratna CPSU under the Railway Ministry and the only consistently profitable as well as dividend-paying Telecom CPSU under the government of India, aims to provide free high-speed WiFi service to railway station
The Housing and Urban Affairs ministry it appears has sent the Rs 31,600 crore Delhi-Meerut rapid rail project to the finance ministry for appraisal, hinting that it won't wait for Delhi's Arvind Kejriwal government's nod for
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has today launched various developmental works for the improvement of the state's railway sector. Additionally, a host of passenger-friendly facilities as well as railway services have been dedic
Earlier this week, a two-day review meeting was conducted in Goa, where Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who heads the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, reviewed the ongoing highways projects across 20 states.
Recently, the KGP Expressway/Eastern Peripheral Expressway was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 27. However, until now, no toll tax was levied on vehicles, passing through the KGP Expressway.
According to the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who heads the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the third cable-stayed bridge over river Mandovi is being developed under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Make in
In order to strengthen the infrastructure, a washable apron is being constructed on the platform number 8 at Varanasi railway station. Because of the ongoing construction work, certain trains have been cancelled due to 42 day
Soon, Indian Railways services will be tracked by “mystery shoppers”, who will pose as regular train passengers in order to secretly check the standards of services being provided by the national transporter, including fo
Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is planning to take an unusual step of live-streaming food preparation at IRCTC kitchens! Now, before you order food on trains, or opt for pre-booked meals, don't forget to check the IRCTC web
The 'Rail MADAD' app allows passengers to register complaints through mobile phone or web. Under this feature, all the complaints received from multiple modes will be integrated through RPGRAMS on a single platform.
Generally, a locomotive engine stops with only four inches of water, forcing the train to stay until the water on the railway tracks recedes. However, the "waterproof" locomotive engine can be operated even in 12 inches of wa
Recently, the Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain flagged off an Antyodaya Express train service for unreserved passengers, which will ply on the Tambaram-Tirunelveli route in the Southern state of Tamil Nadu.
Great news for Indian Railways passengers! Next time you order food on a train, make sure you check IRCTC's newly launched 'Menu on Rail' app to ensure you are not being overcharged! This new 'Menu on Rail' app, launched toda
The automated smart facial recognition system has been developed under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s DigiYatra scheme. Interestingly, under the programme, to avail this facility two other airports other than Varanasi airpo
In India, the narrow gauge lines are 2 feet, 6 inches apart and on the other hand the broad gauge lines are 5 ft, 6 inches apart. So, engines, coaches, machinery and maintenance apparatus that are required for the narrow gaug