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Flight schedules: Airlines compromising safety, say pilots

The country’s civil aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has allowed airlines to use this as an operating norm. A Delhi High Court order of April 18 asked the airlines and

“The airlines are mismanaging resources and always maintain that the flying a pilot does is within the stipulated duty hours,” said a senior pilot on condition of anonymity.

Behind schedule: Rethink on four planned dedicated freight corridors

Indian Railways is exploring options other than DFCs, like high-speed passenger corridors and capacity augmentation of existing lines, to tackle the most niggling issue of congestion on tracks, especi

Indian Railways is exploring options other than DFCs, like high-speed passenger corridors and capacity augmentation of existing lines, to tackle the most niggling issue of congestion on tracks, especially on the Golden Quadrilateral.

Sigh of relief for Delhi! Jewar airport gets in-principle nod

It may be mentioned that the project has been a talking point for almost 17 years now. It was first conceived by the Rajnath Singh government in 2001, and then pushed hard by the Mayawati government s

The decks have finally been cleared for Uttar Pradesh’s much-awaited Noida International Greenfield Airport at Jewar.

Goa’s Dabolim airport to get swankier as AAI plans to invest Rs 400 crore

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) today said it is investing Rs 400 crore in expansion of the Dabolim International Airport in Goa, which includes extension of the existing passenger terminal buil

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Jewar airport in Greater Noida will have international destination flights too: PwC report

The proposed international airport at Jewar in Greater Noida, which got the final nod yesterday, is expected to handle over 10 crore passengers by 2050, PwC, the agency which prepared the techno-econo

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RRB Recruitment 2018: Online Railways jobs drive likely to save paper sheets equivalent to 10 lakh trees

The online recruitment drive of the Indian railways is likely to save paper sheets equivalent to 10 lakh trees. The railway is about to conduct the examinations involving 2.5 million candidates.

AAI to invest Rs 400 cr in expansion of Goa’s Dabolim airport

This along with the setting up of a new international airport at Mopa in north Goa at a projected cost of Rs 3,000 crore, is expected to give a major boost to the tourism potential in the state, AAI s

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Boost for roadways! India signs $210 million loan pact with World Bank for rural connectivity in Madhya Pradesh

India has signed a USD 210 million loan agreement with the World Bank to improve rural connectivity in Madhya Pradesh, the finance ministry said today.

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SMART luxurious coaches that can run at 200 kmph! Indian Railways goes futuristic with new trains

Indian Railways train journeys have always been associated with convenience and never luxury. But, what if we were to tell you that Indian Railways is now betting on "SMART" luxurious coaches with 200

SMART coaches are being manufactured by Indian Railways

Indian Railways RRB drive is environment-friendly! With online recruitment, 10 lakh trees will be saved

That some 2.37 crore people have applied as the Indian Railways kicked off the process of filling up over 88,000 posts is clearly indicative of the "jobless growth" the country is experiencing.

Big relief for Delhi! Jewar airport in Greater Noida gets nod from government

The Centre has given in-principle approval to the proposed Greenfield Airport near Jewar in Gautambuddh Nagar during a steering committee meeting held in New Delhi.

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UDAN: How steel giant SAIL’s tie-up with Airports Authority of India will help in air connectivity development

Domestic steel giant SAIL today said it has inked a pact with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for utilisation of airstrips at its three facilities -- Rourkela, Bokaro and Burnpur -- under the re

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Anand Vihar and Bijwasan stations revamp: Indian Railways proposes DDA transfer rail land on freehold basis

The railways has moved a Cabinet note proposing that the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) transfer its land back on a freehold basis so that it can redevelop the Anand Vihar and Bijwasan stations wit

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Guess what! Indore airport handled over 2 million passengers in 2017-18

Indore's Devi Ahilyabai Airport has joined select airports of the country which see more than 20 lakh flyers annually, a senior official said today.

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Delhi Metro steel girder falls: DMRC removes project manager; 8 injured

The incident took place around 10 am when the steel girder, which was erected for the construction of FOB, fell on passing vehicles at the under-construction Mohan Nagar Metro station in Ghaziabad.

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Jet Airways, AeroMexico to operate codeshare flights from May

As part of the arrangement, Jet Airways will put its '9W' code on flights operated by AeroMexico from London to Mexico's capital city.

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Indian Railways to hand over 113-year old Lord Curzon Bridge to UP government; here’s why

The decision, he said, was taken in February after the Uttar Pradesh government wrote to the Railway Ministry requesting that it be handed over the bridge.

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Superb! Indian Railways stations Habibganj, Gandhinagar will soon be world-class with airport-like experience

After introducing Tejas Express that offers aircraft-like features, Indian Railways is set to open to passengers the revamped Habibganj and Gandhinagar railway stations that will be the first two "wor

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Delhi Metro mishap: Under-construction girder crashes near Mohan Nagar in Ghaziabad, 7 injured

As many as seven people were injured when a girder at a construction site of Delhi Metro crashed near Mohan Nagar in Ghaziabad on the outskirts of Delhi.

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“Tu” and “Tum” not acceptable when addressing subordinates: Ashwani Lohani tells Indian Railways officials

Ashwani Lohani, the Railway Board Chairman, in a bid to change Indian Railways work culture has asked all railway DRMs, GMs and PHODs to take leadership in ensuring "immaculate conduct", Financial Exp

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Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express @160 kmph; this is Indian Railways mammoth plan for Golden Quadrilateral routes

Imagine a Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express train that is able to achieve a semi-high speed of 160 kmph! If Modi government is able to implement its new project, then it may be the first big step to turn

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Jet Airways’ 4 ‘CFM56-7B’ engines to undergo inspection post SouthWest Airlines incident

Jet Airways operates 83 Boeing 737 planes with CFM56-7B engines. It has been operating B737 aircraft for almost 25 years. An airline spokesperson said it has received the latest Emergency Airworthines

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Nepal-China agree to expand connectivity, build railway line

During the visit, Gyawali also discussed with his Chinese counterpart matters relating to preparation of feasibility study and detailed project report of a trans-national railway line connecting Keru

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Indian Railways to extend ‘Give it up’ scheme for senior citizens to all categories availing fare concession

Railways extends passenger fare concessions in 53 categories, which include passengers with disabilities, cancer, thalassemia, heart and kidney patients, war widows students and others, incurring a lo

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Indian Railways operating ratio indicates failure of its management, says former FM P Chidambaram

The former Finance and Home  Minister said if the operating ratio is close to 100 per cent or has exceeded 100 per cent, that indicates a "comprehensive failure" of management of the Indian Railways.

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NHAI road projects in Himachal Pradesh will be reviewed regularly – State CM assures

The Himachal government would regularly review the progress of all the four laning projects being executed by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to ensure that the projects are completed w

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Central Railway sees 19.5% increase in fines recovery from ticketless travels; collects Rs 153 crore

Central Railway has recovered fines totalling Rs 153.82 crore from ticketless travellers in 2017-18, a rise of 19.58 per cent from the amount collected during the previous fiscal, officials today said

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