Infrastructure

Indian Railways goes green! 10 major steps taken to make railways eco-friendly

The Railway Ministry plans to have 1000 MW solar power by 2020-2021. The move is likely to help Indian Railways to source about 10 percent of its electrical energy from the renewable source. So far, a

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Manipur: PM Modi inaugurates 8 projects, lays foundation stones for 4 others

The Prime Minister inaugurated the projects during a public rally in Imphal. These include an integrated check post in Moreh, Dolaithabi Barrage, a food storage godown and a buffer water reservoir. He

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Delhi Metro Phase IV: Fate of the project still hangs as Centre and Delhi government work to iron out issues

The proposal sent by the Delhi government was received by the Central government on December 28, 2018, is currently under examination, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Pur

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Namami Gange: 80% of river Ganga to be clean by March? Several steps being taken by Nitin Gadkari’s ministry

Under the Namami Gange programme, the dissolved oxygen levels have improved at 39 locations, Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) levels have decreased at 42 and Faecal Coliforms have decreased at 47 locati

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Total 5,151 projects proposed by cities under Smart City Mission: Centre

The implementation of the Smart Cities Mission is being done by a city level Special Purpose Vehicle. As on date, all 100 cities have incorporated SPVs and 97 of them have procured Project Management

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CCI dismisses Eastern Railways’ complaint against Laxven, Medha Servo

The competition watchdog dismissed the complaint as it found no case of contravention of anti-competitive agreements under Competition Act against the two vendors - Laxven Systems and Medha Servo Driv

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Soon check status of available train seats, vacant berths! Indian Railways to follow the airline model for passengers

Senior officials of Indian Railways have been instructed by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to make the reservation charts public with the help of the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) in or

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Indian Railways to launch new Rajdhani Express on Delhi-Mumbai route via Madhya Pradesh; details here

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has said that Indian Railways will soon add a new train service to its fleet of Rajdhani Express trains by starting another Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express train.

New Delhi to Mumbai Rajdhani Express to be launched News

Three-fourths of airports of the country are in loss! Setback to PM Modi’s attempt to boost regional air connectivity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious plan to boost regional air connectivity seems to have run into trouble.

Airlines/Aviation News

Modi government to focus on creating “world-class expressways”; here’s what Nitin Gadkari has said

Nitin Gadkari, the Minister for Road Transport and Highways, has said that in 2019 the focus will be on building a network of "world-class expressways"

Modi government to focus on world-class expressways News

How Indian Railways is emerging a flag-bearer for Modi government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative

'Make in India' in Indian Railways: Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is one of the flag-bearers of Modi government's 'Make in India' initiative.

Indian Railways betting on 'Make in India' initiative News

Train 18 to be 1.5 times faster than the fastest train on Delhi-Varanasi route! Piyush Goyal shares details

Train 18 will cover the 750 kilometres distance between Delhi and Varanasi in a record 8 hours time, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said.

Train 18 to 1.5 times faster than other trains on Delhi Varanasi route News

8 steps Indian Railways is taking to give passengers clean trains and stations

Railway Ministry stated that special attention is being given towards enhancing cleanliness on the network. Efforts are being taken to keep railway stations and train coaches including toilets in a pr

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Countdown for Noida residents! Preliminary trials on Noida City Centre-Noida Electronic City corridor begin

The preliminary trials on the 6.8-km Noida City Centre-Noida Electronic City corridor of Delhi Metro's Blue Line have started, paving way for its opening. It is an extension of the Dwarka Sector 21-No

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Indian Railways introduces new weekly train from Silghat in Assam to Kolkata; Check time, schedule, stations

A new Indian Railways train has been flagged off by the Minister of State of Railways Rajen Gohain recently, which will link Silghat in Assam to Kolkata in West Bengal.

Infrastructure News

Open to more PPP projects to boost Indian Railways infrastructure: Vinod Kumar Yadav, New Railway Board chairman

“Infrastructure development has seen a threefold jump with the increase in new lines, doubling, tripling and electrification in the last few years and will be open for more public private partnershi

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New Year infra boost! Trial on Rajasthan-Haryana section of Western Dedicated Freight Corridor successful

The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL), which is executing the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project, one of the largest rail infrastructure projects in the country ha

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Advertisements on Indian Railways trains and toilets! New first-of-its-kind barter policy in works

Indian Railways has devised a first-of-its-kind policy to allow companies to advertise on trains in return for providing goods and services for passengers on board.

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Improved connectivity in Northeast! Indian Railways to seek CCEA nod for doubling new Bongaigaon-Guwahati line

Recently, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that his ministry is all set to approach the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs for the clearance of the doubling of the railway line.

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Indian Railways upgrades Godavari Express under Project Utkrisht; check out the salient features

The national transporter under its ambitious Project Utkrisht is upgrading the rakes of as many as 640 Mail/Express trains from 2018-2019 onwards.

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Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani retires; V K Yadav to take over the charge in New Year

Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani retired on Monday, despite strong indications that the Narendra Modi government could grant him an extension, according to an official order.

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Delhi Metro Pink Line: New Year gift for Delhiites! Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 section opens today

The long-awaited section of Delhi Metro's Pink Line, linking Lajpat Nagar to Mayur Vihar Pocket 1, is all set to commence passenger operations from today. The stretch, which is 9.7 kilometres long, is

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Road construction sees slight jump during April-November

The pace of construction of highways inched up to 24 km per day during the April-November period of the current year from 20.5-km per day in the year-ago period.

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Delhi Metro advisory: Exit restrictions at Rajiv Chowk metro station on New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve advisory: Rajiv Chowk, one of the busiest stations of the Delhi Metro, caters to both the Blue Line and the Yellow Line.

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Exclusive: Mumbai gets Train 18-like AC local train! 10 special facts about Indian Railways new offering

Train 18-like Mumbai AC local! Banking on the success of Train 18 during trials, Indian Railways has now rolled out a new fully air-conditioned Mumbai local train that has Train 18-type bogies and und

Mumbai gets Train 18-like AC local train News

Kolkata Metro fire: Passengers fall sick, services hit; here is what happened

Passengers claimed they kept calling the helpline number, but the rescue team only reached much later.

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Indian Railways taking these 7 steps to improve train coaches; several Mail/Express trains upgraded

Improvement of coaches is a continuous process and Indian Railways has taken several steps in this regard. The maintenance of coaches have been undertaken for superfast trains like Tejas, Humsafar Exp

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