Nikita Prasad

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Indian Railways installs 1st bottle crushing machine in train’s coach! Know about mega plastic ban campaign

The machine can crush as many as 3,000 PET bottles in one day. The machine will also enable the recycling of 90 per cent PET waste plastic bottles ranging from 200 ml-2.5 litres in size.

Infrastructure News

Delhi Metro Grey Line connecting rural areas of Najafgarh to open soon! Know route, stations – 7 facts

The Dwarka-Najafgarh corridor of the Delhi Metro Grey Line comprises 3 stations namely, Dwarka, Nangli and Najafgarh. Out of these, the Dwarka, Nangli stations will be elevated stations while Najafgarh will be an underground

Delhi Metro News

Delhi-Meerut RRTS: New rapid rail corridor to transport goods for brands like Amazon, Flipkart, BigBasket?

NCRTC, which is executing the project, is mulling options for the regional rapid transit system becoming a preferred mode for the industry by aiding their logistics and transportation needs.

Delhi-Meerut RRTS News

Delhi Metro may take over Gurugram Rapid Metro by next week; Punjab, Haryana High Court to decide

Earlier, HUDA had challenged the validity of the termination notice in the Punjab and Haryana High Courts. It had also sought the court’s intervention on the continuity of the commercial services of Rapid Metro in Gurugram

Delhi Metro News

Delhi Metro Grey Line: 1st dumbbell-shaped station at Najafgarh likely to open by next month; details here

According to DMRC, the construction work on the corridor has been completed and it is likely to open for passengers by the month of October. Delhi Metro Grey Line has a total of 3 stations, namely, Dwarka, Nangli and Najafgar

Delhi Metro News

Indian Railways Kacheguda station’s automatic coach washing plant a big boon! Details and pictures here

The automatic washing process also enables them to save almost 60-70 per cent of water for cleaning train coaches, as compared to earlier manual washing process at South Central Railway's Kacheguda station.

Indian Railways News

Vande Bharat Express Delhi to Katra booking, fare, schedule & more – top 7 facts you shouldn’t miss

A recent announcement was made by the Railway Board that the Train 18 operations between Delhi and Katra will begin before the upcoming festival season of Dussehra and Diwali.

Train 18 News

Indian Railways Secunderabad station is 1st to achieve IGBC green platinum rating! Details & pictures here

The station has been awarded with ISO 14001-2015 Certificate- Environmental Management system. It was also awarded with the National Tourism Award 2016-2017.

Indian Railways News

Indian Railways longest electrified tunnel helps save up to Rs 7.5L per rake – a game-changing project; watch

India's longest electrified rail tunnel built by Indian Railways is not just an engineering marvel but also a game-changer for freight operations across the railway network.

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Good news for pilgrims! Indian Railways Tirupati station to be world-class with budget hotels, multiplexes

The Tirupati station redevelopment plan is being executed by the Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), which is a government agency for the development of unused land.

Tirupati station News

Indian Railways opens its 1st gaming zone at Visakhapatnam station! Details of available games, cost here

Gaming zone at Indian Railways Visakhapatnam station: The aim is to improve passenger services and also to promote innovative ideas and concepts for the enhancement of the non fare revenue.

Indian Railways News

Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express: ‘Private’ train by IRCTC to begin services from October; know timings, route

The fares for the Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express are expected to be similar on the lines of the Shatabdi Express, although Railway Board has given IRCTC the freedom to decide on the ‘flexible’ ticket prices.

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Indian Railways Guntur station in Andhra Pradesh is completely redeveloped with modern amenities! Details here

The redevelopment work costing Rs 5.71 crore has been completed as of now, at the Guntur station which includes the infrastructural developments with modern amenities.

Indian Railways Guntur station News

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO’s lunar Orbiter to deliver advanced scientific data for 7 years! K. Vijay Raghavan informs

ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 Latest News: Chandrayaan 2 Orbiter has already been placed in its intended orbit around the Moon and will enrich the understanding of the moon’s evolution, map minerals, water molecules in the polar reg

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Chandrayaan 2: 5 cool facts about ISRO’s space mission, Vikram lander, Pragyan rover you didn’t know

Chandrayaan 2 news: ISRO's mighty spacecraft Chandrayaan 2, fulfilling India's second quest to the Moon, is just hours away from its final touchdown!

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Chandrayaan 2: Ahead of Vikram, Pragyan Moon landing, PM Modi tweets to wish ISRO success

ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 Latest News: For witnessing the live landing of the spacecraft on the lunar surface, PM Modi will join 70 student winners of ISRO’s online space quiz at ISRO’s Bengaluru centre.

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Mumbai airport: 30 flights cancelled, over 100 delayed by rains; Air India, Vistara make important announcements

Mumbai airport (BOM), that handles around 1,000 flight arrivals and departures daily, are finding it difficult to maintain flight operations due to the inclement weather in India's financial capital. Notably, Mumbai Airport i

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Kochi Metro’s new stretch from Maharaja College to Thaikoodam with 5 new stations opens – details of new route

Kochi Metro Phase 1: The new stretch has opened five new Kochi Metro stations namely, Ernakulam South, Kadavanthra, Elamkulam, Vyttila and Thaikoodam.

Kochi Metro News

Chandrayaan 2: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to watch ISRO’s Moon landing with students at Bengaluru HQ

ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 Latest News: PM Modi will join the anticipation with 70 students from across the country to watch the live Moon landing of Chandrayaan 2 on the lunar surface. The spacecraft is scheduled to touch-down on

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Indian Railways offers 5-star comfort with new AC premium lounge at Bhagalpur junction station; see pics

The premium AC lounge at the Bhagalpur station is built across an area of more than 1100 square feet and is constructed on platform number 1 of the station, for the easy access of the passengers.

Indian Railways Bhagalpur station News

Don’t rub your eyes! Delhi Metro passengers left behind Rs 2.8 cr in cash since 2016; laptops and gold too

CISF, which has been mandated for the responsibility to provide 24*7 security for the Delhi Metro network, has found and returned crores of assets, left by hurried commuters, inside metro trains or on station premises.

Delhi Metro News

Indian Railways revamps and beautifies Agartala station in Tripura; see breathtaking images

Indian Railways has spent an amount of Rs 45 lakh each for the redevelopment of the first-class and second class waiting rooms. Apart from this, Rs 15 lakh has been spent on the modification of the VIP lounge.

Indian Railways Agartala station News

India’s longest electrified rail tunnel inaugurated! Know about this unique Indian Railways project

The tunnel is a game-changer for freight operations on this zone as it made freight services possible in Obulavaripalli-Venkatachalam-Krishnapatnam Port line for a distance of almost 113 km.

Infrastructure News

Delhi Meerut RRTS: 100th pile foundation completed on 17-km priority section of Sahibabad-Duhai; details

The 100th pile foundation was completed on the 17 km long priority section Sahibabad to Duhai of the Delhi- Ghaziabad-Meerut corridor. The priority segment of Sahibabad to Duhai has been targeted for completion by the year 20

Delhi Meerut RRTS News

Another global award for PM Narendra Modi! To be honoured for Swachh Bharat Mission by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be honoured for his flagship Swachh Bharat Mission by the prestigious Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Travelling in metro trains? Now, passengers can carry bags up to 25 kg; details here

According to rules notified by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) recently, only one bag weighing up to 25 kg will be allowed and baggage in the form of bundles will not be permitted inside metro trains.

Infrastructure News

Tatkal tickets bonanza for Indian Railways! Over Rs 25,000 crore earned from last minute railway passengers

Indian Railways earned a sum of Rs 21,530 crore from tatkal quota tickets and additionally, it also earned a sum of Rs 3,862 crore from the tatkal premium tickets between the years 2016 and 2019, with 62 per cent increase in

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