Nikita Prasad

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IRCTC’s 1st pod hotel to come up at Mumbai Central station; know details of affordable lodging for passengers!

Indian Railways 1st pod hotel at Mumbai Central station: The pod hotel will consist of a large number of concise and ultra-modern ‘capsules’ or rooms, which is being constructed by IRCTC


Wonderful! India’s 1st RRTS to be interoperable; travel from one rapid rail to another without changing train

Commuters can choose and board the RRTS train for any of the stations of the 3 corridors they want to travel, without having to change the train even if their original destination and final destination are on 2 different corr

Delhi Meerut RRTS News

Delhi Metro to inspect AFC entry-exit gates at stations amid complaints of injuries from passengers: Report

Delhi Metro to inspect AFC gates: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has initiated an inspection of all automated fare collection (AFC) gates at its metro stations across the network.

Delhi Metro, Delhi Metro news

Statue of Unity enters TIME magazine’s list of world’s greatest places 2019! Details here

Statue of Unity: The engineering marvel has now found a place in TIME magazine’s second annual list of the world’s greatest places 2019. The statue was unveiled last year and is built on an islet in the Narmada river.

Lifestyle News

Delhi Metro issues tenders for Aerocity-Tughlaqabad stations; 3-layer Mehrauli transport corridor to come up

The corridor will be four elevated stations, namely, Sangam Vihar, Khanpur, Ambedkar Nagar and Saket G Block and 12 underground stations, the tenders for which are yet to be floated by DMRC.

Delhi Metro News

Delhi Metro passengers cheer! From driverless trains to Grey Line; top 5 exciting changes

From multi-modal integration (MMI) for enhancing last-mile connectivity to bringing in driverless trains for Delhi Metro, here are the top five changes which commuters will be able to experience across the Delhi Metro network

Delhi Metro News

Chandrayaan 2’s Orbitor weighs close to 3 Nano cars! Know cool weighty facts about ISRO’s lunar craft

ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 Latest News: Chandrayaan 2’ Orbiter, which is the main component responsible for the orbiting maneuver of the lunar mission weighs almost 2,379 kg. The Orbiter hence, weighs close to three Nano cars!

Chandrayaan 2, ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 News

Bundelkhand Expressway in UP gets clearance! Construction to start by October; top facts

The Bundelkhand expressway will start from Jhansi and will pass through the state's most lesser developed districts such as Chitrakoot, which is also a religious and tourist spot, Banda, Hamirpur, Auraiya as well as Jalaun.

bundelkhand expressway News

Delhi Metro trains to go ‘driverless’ soon! DMRC plans automation for Pink and Magenta Line; details

DMRC has planned to switch to driverless train operations (DTO) on the Delhi Metro Pink Line which extends from Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar and Delhi Metro Magenta Line which extends from Botanical Garden-Janakpuri West from next

delhi metro News

Pune Metro to have India’s 1st aluminium bodied rail coaches! 10 amazing facts to know

Pune Metro coaches will be India's first aluminium-bodied coaches with Titagarh Firema winning the international bid for the design, supply, manufacture and commissioning of passenger rolling stock for the Pune Metro Rail Pro

Pune Metro News

Indian Railways provides WiFi in mission mode! Now, enjoy free high-speed internet at 3,000 rail stations

RailTel, the Mini Ratna under the Ministry of Railways has successfully provided high speed and free 'RailWire' WiFi service at 3,000 stations across the Indian Railways network.

Railtel News

Statue Of Unity: World class zoo to open near world’s tallest statue in Gujarat! Check details here

A world class zoo, namely Sardar Patel Zoological Park is going to be constructed near the Statue of Unity in Gujarat’s Narmada district by next year

Statue of Unity News

Wow! Pune Metro to have India’s 1st ‘Make in India’ aluminium-bodied coaches! Titagarh Firema bags project

Pune Metro: In a big boost to PM Modi’s ‘Make In India’ initiative, an Indian multinational firm ‘Titagarh Firema’ has won an international bid from Pune Metro for supplying as many as 102 ultra-modern aluminium-bod

pune metro, pune metro tender awarded News

Jewar International Airport Wildlife Institute of India prepares plan to conserve wildlife in airport area

The Wildlife Institute of India (WII), under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is going to prepare an action plan in order to conserve wildlife in the marked area of Jewar International Airport

Jewar Airport News

Delhi Metro on Independence Day 2019: Delhiites note! This is how services will be affected

DMRC will permit the entry and exit at 4 stations of Delhi Metro Violet Line namely, Lal Quila, Jama Masjid, Delhi Gate and ITO only from selected entry and exit gates during the Independence Day ceremony on August 15, 2019.

Delhi Metro News

Get majestic view of Arctic in new Air India flight from Delhi to San Francisco! Don’t miss the window seat

Air India, for this journey, is taking a new path which will save time as well as fuel as it will start flying to San Francisco from the national capital over the Arctic Polar region.

Air India News

Delhi Metro commuters cheer! With autos, e-rickshaw and more, last-mile connectivity for 90 busy stations soon

Busy metro stations such as Hauz Khas, Laxmi Nagar, Tis Hazari, Akshardham, Rajendra Place, which were built in Delhi Metro Phase-I and Phase-II, will be integrated with the MMI.

Delhi Metro News

Delhi-Meerut RRTS takes cue from Delhi Metro; all rapid rail stations to have platform screen doors

The doors will facilitate the safe boarding and deboarding from the RRTS trains, which will run at an operational speed of 160 kmph. So, it becomes imperative to install the screen doors at platforms for increasing safety of

Delhi Meerut RRTS News

Delhi-Metro Pink Line extension: Double-decker viaduct to be constructed between Majlis Park-Maujpur corridor

The Delhi Metro Pink Line, which is the longest individual line of the Delhi Metro network, will boast of Delhi Metro's first double-decker viaduct on its upcoming Majlis Park-Maujpur corridor.

Delhi Metro News

Indian Railways passengers cheer! Trains and coaches to become swankier, cleaner with these steps

From periodic maintenance to mid-life rehabilitation, there have been several steps taken and various projects launched in order to give an essential infrastructural boost to the trains on the network and the railway stations

Indian Railways News

IRCTC train tickets to get costlier! Pay more for Indian Railways e-tickets as service charges to be restored

Indian Railways has decided to restore the service fee charges, almost 3 years after they were withdrawn to promote digital payments. This means that that the e-tickets booked through the IRCTC website will pinch your pocket


Indian Railways Maitree, Bandhan Express between Kolkata-Bangladesh may run more days in a week soon

Piyush Goyal stated that they are working towards increasing the frequency of Maitree and Bandhan Express trains and want to take the shared agenda of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and PM Narendra Modi forward.

Indian Railways News

Indian Railways starts noble project! RailTel launches mobile medicare units across slums of Delhi

According to a statement from the Indian Railways’ PSU (public sector undertaking), the mobile healthcare units have been started across some of the slum areas of the national capital, where healthcare facilities are much n

Indian Railways News

After Delhi-Meerut RRTS, Phase-2 rapid rail corridors to reach till Palwal, Rohtak, Baraut; details here

Delhi-Meerut RRTS with 3 other corridors will come up in phase-1. RRTS phase-2 which will be planned and implemented across several cities of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh such as Palwal, Rohtak, Baraut.

Delhi-Meerut RRTS News

Chandrayaan 2 moves closer to the Moon! ISRO releases important update on Lunar mission; check details

Chandrayaan 2 latest news: ISRO has stated that all the spacecraft parameters are found normal. The next orbit raising maneuver is scheduled on August 6, 2019, between 2:30 – 3:30 PM (IST).

Chandrayaan 2, ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 News

When Vicky Kaushal cooked chapatis for Indian Army! Here’s what happened

The actor took to his instagram handle @vickykaushal09 to share his photographs with the soldiers and wrote that he is elated to get an opportunity to spend a few days with the Indian Army

Entertainment News

Indian Railways conducts tree plantation drive on empty land; 25,000 plants to be grown! Details here

Apart from the plants, green towers will also be developed at the smaller spaces on the land. A proper irrigation system is also being developed on the land where the plants will be grown.

Indian Railways News