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India’s 1st Railway University! Piyush Goyal dedicates to nation unique Indian Railways institution; 10 facts

India's first railway university in Vadodara: Indian Railways' big initiative! Railway Minister Piyush Goyal along with the Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani is dedicating India's very first Railway University at Vadodara.

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Travelling on Yamuna Expressway? Maximum speed limit of 75 kmph imposed; details here

On the Yamuna Expressway, the maximum speed of vehicles for two months, starting from December 15 will be 75 km per hour. This is due to the foggy weather conditions of the winter season and to make travelling safe on its way

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: Construction work on swanky Vadodara railway station to begin soon

The Vadodara Railway station of the Western Railway zone is set to be revamped for the bullet train project and experts have prepared the final design for the same. The tendering process for the construction will be starting


Pay more for drinking water at Indian Railway stations! IRCTC to increase price of water from vending machines

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has proposed to increase the prices to fill up one bottle by Re 1. The railway board has also approved the proposals for the new costs of drinking water at WVMs.

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Battle for cleanest city begins! Indore becomes first city to ask for 7-star rating; details here

Indore city, in the state of Madhya Pradesh (MP) which has made this claim, has become the first city in the country to do so. It has asked the MoHUA to give the city a seven-star in the 2019 sanitation survey of Swachh Surve


Travel luxuriously from Chennai to Madurai in Indian Railways’ new Tejas Express

Tejas Express will be the first luxury train linking Chennai Egmore with the southern districts, by Southern Railway. As per plans, the train will start at 6:00 AM, reach Madurai by 1:00 PM and return to Chennai by around 9:0

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No more system failures! Airports to get remote and mirror image control of busy ATCs; what it means

The primary purpose of ATC is to prevent collisions, organise and expedite the flow of air traffic, and provide information in support for pilots. The authority is looking to have 'mirror image' control of busy ATC towers as

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Delhi Metro Phase IV: Good news for Delhiites! DMRC re-approves project; now Delhi cabinet nod awaited

A few days earlier, the Delhi government had asked DMRC to take the project back to its board to seek its re-approval, as the estimated cost of construction had changed twice. Recently, the DMRC re-approved the Phase IV proje

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Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport sets record! Handles 1,007 flight movements in a single day

The Mumbai airport surpassed its earlier record of 1,003 flight movements in 24-hours which was in the month of June this year. It handled a record 1,007 aircraft movements in one single day; on Saturday, i.e, December 8, 201


Reaching new heights! How Indian Railways is building world’s tallest girder railway bridge in Manipur

NFR is constructing the tallest railway girder bridge of the world, in Manipur across the valley of the river Ijai near Noney. The bridge is part of a new broad gauge line to connect the northeastern state with the rest of th

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Kannur International Airport opens in Kerala! Cheer for Malayalis in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Delhi; 10 facts

Kannur International Airport opens! In a big cheer for the people of Kerala, the state got its fourth airport today. Now, flying to Kannur from Hindon will be as affordable as Rs 3,119!

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Be greeted with a Namaste! Delhi’s IGI Airport officials get trained in addressing passengers

With the help of IndiGo airlines, a workshop was organised where ‘behavioural’ and communication skills were conferred to the officials. Known as the 'behavioural high fives' programme, it was attended by around 50 police


Indian Railways new luxury IRCTC Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train is here! Check dates, fares and other details

The itinerary of the unique train tour covers holy sites like Bodhgaya, Nalanda, Rajgir, Varanasi and a few others. The tour offers a train tour package of 8 days/7 nights covering the places in India associated with Lord Bud


Benefits of being an Indian Railways passenger! Get discount on Air India by booking tickets of this train

Passengers booking tickets for Maharajas' Express can avail 17% discount on Air India tickets to any part of the country. IRCTC has signed an MoU to promote special tour packages for the flagship tourist products of Indian Ra

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Clean Ganga to be a reality soon? Modi government promises to clean 80% of the holy river by March 2019

Nearly Rs 26,000 crore is being spent on cleaning the river which is highly polluted, under the National Mission for Clean Ganga. In October, Gadkari had set March 2019 as the deadline to clean 80 per cent of the Ganga river.

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Making Delhi’s IGI Airport emergency ready! Special training for cargo, CISF workers, airline staff

The training will be conducted by the NDMA officials along with DRDO and AAI. Officials, CISF, cargo workers, airlines staff and firefighters will be trained at the airport to handle CBRN emergency situations.

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Delhi Metro eases commuter woes! New skywalk to connect Durgabai Deshmukh station to Dhaula Kuan

This skywalk will ease the way for passengers on the Pink Line to access the Airport Line, which till now was a 1.2-km trek between the 2 stations. Travelators will connect Pink Line to the Airport Express Line's concourse le

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Noida Metro Aqua Line extension approved! UP government gives nod for 15-km metro link to Greater Noida

The UP government approved the 15-km Metro link between Noida’s Sector 71 with Greater Noida West’s Sector Knowledge Park-V - the second phase of the Metro link from Noida to Greater Noida. The project will be executed in

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Bogibeel bridge: PM Modi to inaugurate India’s longest rail-road bridge on Dec 25; watch breathtaking video

The Bogibeel bridge connects the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra river and falls in the eastern part of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. It will provide connectivity to the northeast. PM Modi will inaugurate it on Decemb

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Women safety gets priority! Indian Railways reserves 6 berths in AC 3-tier of Rajdhani, air-conditioned trains

According to Railway Board circular the reserved seat quota is in addition to a combined quota of four lower berths per coach allotted in AC 3-tier for senior citizens, female passengers above the age of 45 years and pregnant

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Train 18, Indian Railways fastest engine-less train, is also fire-proof!

Train 18 is safe for passengers as its coaches are fitted with fire-resistant fibre composites. In case of fire thes components do not generate poisonous gases or molten droplets; keeping escape ways open for passengers to ge

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New York needs Delhi Metro! Here’s why former NY transport commissioner wants India’s transport system in USA

Delhi Metro-like transport network for the New York City in the US - that's what former transport commissioner of the US city, Janette Sadik-Khan, wants!

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Delhi flyers note this good news! From February 2019, you can catch a flight from Hindon airbase

The development work for Hindon civil enclave will be completed by mid-February in 2019. The first set of flights awarded for Hindon under the government’s subsidised regional connectivity scheme (RCS) will take off from t


Saving big bucks! Why Indian Railways plans to set up solar plants on its vacant land; a unique initiative

There is a potential to set up 30 GW solar power plants in which there will be solar panels along the tracks and on unoccupied land. Indian Railways will go for10 GW first, and the formalities for the same are being worked ou

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Delhi Metro passengers, take note! Timings of Pink Line to be changed for a week; details here

To facilitate the technical integration of various systems for the extension of the Pink Line from Lajpat Nagar up to Mayur Vihar Pocket-1, the schedule of first and last train timings of the Delhi Metro line is temporarily c

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Big plans! How Indian Railways aims to generate Rs 350 crore profit from the Kalka-Shimla route

Indian Railways is in the process for boosting revenue and cash in on the heritage of the Kalka-Shimla route. Being Indian Railways' first ever hop-on-hop-off service, the line is also likely to begin the tourist season this

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What a seamless connection! Now travel in Delhi Metro and DTC buses with the same card; details here

The scheme aims at facilitating commuters to travel in Delhi Metro using ‘One’ a single mobility card, which is issued by the DTC. This allows passengers to travel in buses and in Delhi Metro with a single card.

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