Benefits of UDAN! Guwahati to become first city with international air connectivity to Bangkok, Dhaka

For affordable international connectivity under UDAN scheme, the state government of Assam is likely to provide a subsidy of Rs 4,400 and Rs 2,370 for a certain number of seats on flights operating on

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Patalpani-Kalakund heritage train: Take this cool Indian Railways ride through several tunnels, 42 bridges!

The train which has been introduced by the Western zone of Indian Railways last month runs on the picturesque Patalpani-Kalakund section in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district.

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Swanky, faster trains, new reservation charts & more! 8 passenger friendly Indian Railways steps by March 2019

From better catering, to upgraded trains, public reservation charts and WiFi on railway stations, we take a look at 8 key benefits that passengers can look forward to by March 2019:

8 passenger friendly Indian Railways steps by March 2019 News

Commendable step! Solar panels to be fitted on Indian Railways trains on trial basis for all seasons

Railway Ministry plans to install solar panels on the rooftops of general coaches in the intercity trains of Northern and Southern Railways which run for two days, for conducting extended trials of th


Rail Kumbh Seva mobile app: Know about trains and stations; 5 facts about Indian Railways new app for devotees

A slew of initiatives are underway by Indian Railways for Kumbh Mela 2019. The new app introduced by NCR will add as a digital aid for helping tourists in the city. Here's all you need to know about t


Better riding comfort! Indian Railways to replace coaches on all long-distance trains with modern LHBs

Soon, you will be able to enjoy several modern benefits while travelling in Indian Railways trains, with plans to replace ageing ICF coaches with modern Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) ones.

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Indian Railways develops first ‘Make in India’ 8 wheeler underslung diesel-electric tower car; what it means

The Diesel Electric Tower Car (DETC) is a self propelled unit, which is used for periodic inspection as well as for patrolling and maintenance of over-head electric transmission equipment of routes th

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Dholera to be India’s first greenfield industrial city; 10 facts about the upcoming smart city

Dholera is being developed from scratch as a smart city. The plan is to develop robust infrastructure for industrial development in this saline region, situated near the Gulf of Khambhat.

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8000 patients treated by Lifeline Express in remote Tripura

Set up by NGO Impact India Foundation and Indian Railways and Ministry of Health in 1991, the Lifeline Express train has conducted 199 heath camps in different parts of the country since its inaugurat


Superfast train to stop at Amethi after Smriti Irani’s plea

In a letter to Irani, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said the Pratapgarh-Bhopal Express would stop at Jais station -- 31 km from Amethi town.

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Gadkari inaugurates, lays foundation stones for road projects worth Rs 6,000 cr in Jodhpur

'We also have made sure that even planes could land on and take off from these roads,' Gadkari said, adding that his emphasis has been on quality in work, reduction of cost, bringing new technology in

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Railways, DoT on collision course over 700 MHz spectrum

Officials in the DoT told FE that state-owned telecom operator BSNL has also been asking for 700 MHz spectrum but is offering equity in return for the airwaves.

department of telecommunications, Railways, DoT, 4G spectrum, BSNL, airwaves, rural areas, telecom industry News

Krishnapatnam Port has emerged as largest transhipment port in east coast

The port, in Nellore district of Andhra, has emerged as the largest transshipment port on the east coast

Krishnapatnam Port, largest transhipment port, east coast, Sri Lanka,  Navayuga Container Terminal, KPCL News

Don’t miss your Indian Railways train! Soon, passengers will have to check-in 20 minutes before departure

With the Integrated Security System, Indian Railways is planning to seal railway stations 20 minutes before the scheduled departure of trains, to complete the process of security checks, similar to ai

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NHAI to sign MoU with fuel retailers for issuing FASTags at petrol pump outlets

FASTags will be available at 50 fuel stations in Delhi NCR in the first phase, the transport ministry said. This will be expanded across India subsequently.

Infrastructure News

Narendra Modi in Odisha: PM launches projects worth over Rs 4500 crore

Narendra Modi is Odisha: PM Modi has launched many new railway projects, which included flagging off of the second passenger train service from Tatanagar to Badampahar.

Narendra Modi in Odisha News

Tin plate printed menu on Indian Railways trains! Dear passengers, don’t pay for food if bill not given

Indian Railways is taking a slew of measures to dish out more comforts for travellers and ensure accountability and transparency in catering services.

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Another Indian Railways train vandalised! Passengers damage, steal from upgraded Surat-Muzaffarpur Express

Shameful acts continue! In news that should make our head hang in shame, another Indian Railways train has been vandalised by passengers.

Surat-Muzaffarpur Express vandalised News

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.

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