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This airport has been named as the world’s best in 2018; it’s not London Heathrow

The awards are granted on the basis of millions of surveys taken by airport passengers and have been dubbed as "the Oscars of the Aviation industry", as per CNN Travel.

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Railways official suspended after New Delhi bound passenger train mistakenly sent to Old Delhi station

The railways on Tuesday suspended a log operator after a New Delhi bound passenger train was sent to Old Delhi Railway Station "mistakenly", an official said.

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Indian Railways offers chance to win Rs 10 lakh and more! How to participate in this challenging contest

The competition aims to inspire creation of intuitive, easy to use business ideas and solutions that can facilitate smooth implementation without effecting the current capability of Indian Railways. T

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Trains with brains: Piyush Goyal’s mantras for rail employees to create Indian Railways of the future

Trains with brains - that's what Railway Minister Piyush Goyal believes the use of artificial intelligence can mean for the Indian Railways network. Addressing a conference on artificial intelligence

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Rail Wagons: Bulk consumers to get their own

Although an estimate of the potential investments by the consumer-industries is yet to be made, it could run into tens of thousands of crores.

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Some Shatabdi trains to see reduction in coaches

These trains with air-conditioned chair cars connect major Indian cities and complete a to-and-fro journey between two destinations the same day.

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Eastern DFC’s 340-km section may be commissioned in December

A total of around 12,600 ha for the two DFCs has been acquired and compensation of Rs 15,884 crore has been paid. “Almost 100% of land acquisition is over and 98% have been handed over to contractor

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3 dams will be constructed in Uttarakhand: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said the central government had taken several steps to utilise the water flowing into the ocean.

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Jet Airways to increase weekly flights from North East

Jet Airways today said it would expand presence in the North East, increasing the number of weekly flights between the region and the rest of the country.

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: From fare to luxurious seats and plush toilets; 10 details you would love

The nation's first ever bullet train service between Mumbai and Ahmedabad is coming up under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Make in India' initiative. The foundation stone for the bullet tr

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Maharashtra’s Kolhapur airport may be renamed as ‘Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj Airport’

The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly today unanimously passed a resolution recommending the Centre to rename the Kolhapur airport as the 'Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj Airport'.

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Bullet train project in full swing! 80% designing of bridges, tunnels between Mumbai-Ahmedabad done

The work on the country's first high speed bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai is on in full swing with the designing of bridges and tunnels progressing well, a senior official has said.

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Indian Railways bets on new OMRS technology to prevent train derailment

According to some officials, the Online Monitoring of Rolling Stock (OMRS) will be installed between Maharashtra's Bhusawal and Jalgaon section as well as Wardha and Nagpur sections within a duration

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India’s first bullet train between Mumbai-Ahmedabad to ply every 20 minutes

Initially, the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train will have 10 coaches, which will have seating capacity of 750 passengers. However, the number of coaches will be increased to 15 by 2033, which will have s

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UP’s Allahabad, Mathura and Jhansi railway stations getting major facelift; here’s what will be new

Other than the 600 railway stations which will be redeveloped by Indian Railway Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) and other bodies, the renovation of these 70 railway stations will be carried ou

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Triveni Express engine derails near Bareilly junction

The train that was coming from Lucknow derailed at Chanahati. Soon after the incident was reported to the railway control office, the concerned officials reached the spot and at present are looking i

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IndiGo’s A320neo withdrawn on defect report

IndiGo on Sunday said that one of its A320neo aircraft that had operated on the Kochi-New Delhi route on Saturday was withdrawn.

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IndiGo, SpiceJet report smooth transition as partial operations shift to T2 at Delhi IGI Airport

IndiGo and SpiceJet today shifted partial operations to Terminal 2 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital.

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UDAN scheme: CM K Palaniswami, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan flag off first service in Tamil Nadu

After a gap of about seven years, flight services between Salem and Chennai resumed today under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme 'UDAN.' Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Union Mini

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Jammu airport to close FY18 with 25 per cent more traffic

The Airports Authority of India-run Jammu airport, recently upgraded with enhanced passenger amenities, is expected to log a 25 per cent jump in passenger traffic at 1.5 million this fiscal, driven by

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359 infrastructure projects show cost overrun of Rs 2.18 lakh crore

As many as 359 infrastructure projects, each worth Rs 150 crore and above, have shown cost overrun to the tune of Rs 2.18 lakh crore owing to delays and other reasons, a government report has said.

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Indian Railways earns massive Rs 1,000 crore from penalties on ticketless travellers

The whopping amount of Rs 1,097 crore has been saved between the duration of April 2017 to February 2018. According to some Railway officials another Rs 200 crore could be earned in March. In addition

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Shatabdi fares to be lowered! This Indian Railways step for some routes will cheer passengers

Fares in premium Shatabdi trains on sections with low passenger occupancy could be slashed soon as the railways looks to ensure optimum utilisation of resources, a senior government official has said.

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First non-stop flight between Australia, UK makes history

The first non-stop flight between Australia and the UK has left Perth and is due to land in London on Sunday. Qantas Flight QF9 should complete its 14,498km (9,009-mile) journey in just over 17 hours,

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Indian Railways aims to be ‘zero-accident’ network with coach-defect monitoring systems

In a move to create a "zero accident" network, the Indian Railways has decided to install coach-defect monitoring systems on 65 rail sections across the country.

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Maruti Suzuki cars on trains! Indian Railways ties up with automobile giant for transporting consignment

In a first such initiative, the Western Railway has joined hands with automobile giant Maruti Suzuki India Ltd to transport its cars by train from its plant in Gujarat to other parts of India.

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As projects pile up, Indian Railways turn to DPRs for those worth over Rs 50 crore

Faced with massive cost-overruns and procedural wrangles over certain projects, Indian Railways has decided against approving any works above Rs 50 crore without a detailed project report (DPR).

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