Infrastructure

Safe, economical transportation and trade through inland waters! Lok Sabha passes Inland Vessels Bill 2021

Under the new law, the registration certificate will be considered valid all over the nation, as well as separate permissions shall not be required from states.

IRCTC Tejas Express Ticket Booking: Here’s how you can claim bonus points and more; Check details

In order to claim bonus points up to 1500 or more per year, passengers or customers must book their Lucknow - New Delhi and Ahmedabad -Mumbai Tejas Express train tickets by using IRCTC SBI Premium Loyalty Credit Cards.

Lok Sabha passes Airports Economic Regulatory Authority bill without debate

Under the Modi government's Regional Connectivity Scheme- UDAN, air services have been started from several smaller cities in the country such as Darbhanga, Belgaum, Jharsuguda, Jagdalpur, and Hubli.

Pune Metro conducts first trial run on Vanaz-Ramwadi route; details here

The Metro trial was done between Vanaz and Ideal Colony at the Hill View Park car depot in presence of Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Ajit Pawar.

National Urban Digital Mission to connect 2,535 cities

“One lakh houses in urban areas were constructed last year to provide rental accommodation to poor street vendors and migrant workers,” Mishra said at a session of the Bharat Chamber of Commerce.

Govt announces cash prizes for Indian Railways athletes & coaches participating in Tokyo Olympics 2020

In the ongoing Olympics, as many as 25 athletes, five coaches as well as one Physio from Railway Sports Promotion Board are representing the Indian contingent.

IRCTC Mahalaya Pind Daan Tarpan: Visit Varanasi, Prayagraj, Gaya at affordable price; See tour package details

Those who wish to avail this tour package can book their tickets online on the IRCTC website. Besides, tickets are also available at Tourist Facilitation Center, Zonal as well as Regional Offices of IRCTC.

Bengaluru Metro operations on extended Purple Line likely to begin by August; details

In the new metro stretch, the time of travel between Mysuru Road metro station and Kengeri metro station is expected to be approximately 15 minutes.

Digital Display System, CCTV & more! Indian Railways introduces Godda-Delhi Humsafar train with Smart coaches

Train Number 12349/12350 Godda - New Delhi Humsafar Express has been introduced with LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) AC 3 Tier coaches.

Braithwaite nears deal with Ukraine for 5,000 railway wagons

Braithwaite will only supply the wagon frames without any wheels and that too would be supplied in parts and pieces, Braithwaite’s chairman and MD Yatish Kumar told FE.

Parliament passed Marine Aids to Navigation Bill 2021 to repeal and replace Lighthouse Act 1927; see benefits

The bill was moved in Rajya Sabha by Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal on 19 July 2021 and it was passed yesterday.

Indian Railways’ fight against pandemic continues; provides Covid testing facility at Ernakulam Town station

Four companies are setting up Covid-19 testing kiosks at 13 different locations across 12 railway stations of the Southern Railway zone's Thiruvananthapuram Division.

Big step for faster Indian Railways services! Maximum permissible speed on Godavari bridge doubled to 100 kmph

The 9 km long Manchiryal-Peddampet stretch is located in the Golden Diagonal route of the Kazipet-Balharshah section, which is a gateway of the Southern region of the country, particularly from north India.

Kudos to Indian Railways crew for saving several passengers’ lives; here’s what happened

For displaying courage and taking swift action, South Western Railways' GM had appreciated the crew and also announced a cash reward as a sign of encouragement.

Newly introduced Inland Vessels Bill in Lok Sabha seeks to replace Inland Vessels Act 1917; See its benefits

The new bill seeks to replace the Inland Vessels Act of 1917 for the regulation of security, safety as well as registration of inland vessels.

Delhi rains: Entry, exit gates of Saket metro station closed due to waterlogging

"Trains are currently not stopping at Saket metro station. Entry/exit gates have been closed due to waterlogging. Services otherwise normal on entire Yellow Line," the DMRC tweeted.

Superhit! Full occupancy on Indian Railways new Vistadome coaches on Yesvantpur-Mangaluru route; Watch exciting features

Earlier this month, Vistadome coaches were introduced to Train Number 06211/06212, Train Number 06575/06576 and Train Number 06539/06540.

Delhi Metro Travel Update: Only 20% seating capacity with no standing allowed inside trains, DMRC clarifies

According to DMRC, some passengers are still under the impression that inside a metro train, alternate seats are not to be occupied and preferred to travel standing.

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announces Rs 2 crore reward, promotion for Mirabai Chanu

"It was great to meet and congratulate the pride of India and honour of Indian Rly, @mirabai_chanu. Also felicitated her & announced Rs. 2 Cr , a promotion and more. She has inspired billions around the world with her talent, handwork and grit. Keep winning for India!" Vaishnaw tweeted.

Delhi Metro’s Dhansa bus stand station adorned with artworks, photos depicting local heritage, flora & fauna

During winters, birds like sparrows, parrots, kingfishers, eagles, ducks dot this area and are a delight for bird watchers. Photos on printed glass panels showcase the area's rich biodiversity and is themed as “Migratory Birds”.

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