Reserved train ticket booking system: 20 steps Indian Railways says it has taken to prevent misuse by touts

The ticket reservation facility of Indian Railways, which allows passengers to book accommodation in trains prior to their railway journey should not be misused by touts. To prevent misuse, Indian Rai

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Eastern Peripheral Expressway: PM Modi to inaugurate India’s first ‘smart, green’ highway; 10 cool facts

With the opening of the expressway, the dream of signal-free connectivity between Palwal, Gautam Budh Nagar, Faridabad and Ghaziabad, will come true. The Union Minister said that the expressway projec

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Vistara now eligible to fly to overseas destinations

Vistara, a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, is now eligible to fly overseas as the full-service carrier received its 20th aircraft on Wednesday.

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Adani forays into road construction

Adani Enterprises (AEL), the flagship entity of the Adani Group, on Wednesday said it has won a contract for a four-lane road project under the hybrid annuity model (HAM), worth Rs 1,140 crore, in Chh

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Vistara places order for two more A320neo aircraft

Full service carrier Vistara today said it has placed an order for two more A320neo aircraft even as it received its 20th aircraft during the day, fulfilling a key criteria to operate on international

Full service carrier Vistara today said it has placed an order for two more A320neo aircraft even as it received its 20th aircraft during the day, fulfilling a key criteria to operate on international routes. News

Tunnelling through history: How Metro overcame odds in Old Delhi – The road to Walled City was not easy for DMRC

From boring machines getting stuck during tunnelling work, stalling project timelines to evacuation of people from some of the most densly-populated areas, the road to the Walled City was not easy for

The transporter today said the Heritage Line (Central Secretariat-Kashmere Gate corridor of the Violet Line) was one of the shortest corridors (9.37 km) of the Phase-III network, but it turned out to be the "biggest challenge" in the phase. News

Good news for South Delhi, Noida and West Delhi – Delhi Metro’s full Magenta Line may open this month

Connecting south Delhi to Noida and west Delhi in one stretch, the remaining portion of Magenta Line (Janakpuri West-Botanical Garden) is expected to be open for public within this month, a Delhi Metr

Delhi Metro Magenta Line: A segment of the 37 km line is already in service since December last year. News

Travelling in Indian Railways AC coach? Now, look forward to clean, soft superior quality blankets!

Passengers travelling in air-conditioned coaches of trains can now wrap themselves up in soft and clean blankets of superior quality, according to revised specifications issued by the Railway Board.

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Adani Group wins Rs 1,140 crore road project under Bharatmala Pariyojana in Chhattisgarh

Adani Group today announced foray into transport infrastructure with a Rs 1,140-crore highway project won by a consortium led by its holding firm in Chhattisgarh from the National Highways Authority o

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Over 37,000 Railway bridges are 100 years old with 32 pct of them being in Northern Zone, says MoS Rajen Gohain

There are over 37,000 railway bridges which are 100 years old with almost 32 per cent of them being in the Northern Zone, the government informed Parliament today.

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Jet Airways enters into pact for buying 75 B737 planes

Jet Airways today said it has entered into an agreement with Boeing for buying 75 B-737 Max aircraft.

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Government, stakeholders review progress of Jewar airport project

The Civil Aviation Ministry today held a meeting with stakeholders to review the progress in setting up an international airport at Jewar in Uttar Pradesh and discussed various other issues, including

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Record! 9,829 kms of national highways built in just 1 year, 20% higher than 2016-17 – What target Gadkari has set for himself

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said that record 9,829 kilometres of national highways at a cost of Rs 1,16,324 crore were constructed in the country during 2017-18, 20 p

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PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Eastern Peripheral E-way this month, says Nitin Gadkari

India's first smart and green highway, the Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE), which consumed 5 lakh tonne of cement and 1 lakh tonne of steel, will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi thi

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UDAY Express: New Indian Railways double-decker train ready for Bengaluru-Coimbatore route!

UDAY Express, also known as the Utkrisht Double-Decker Air-conditioned Yatri Express, is ready! The first UDAY Express train will ply between Bengaluru in Karnataka and Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. UDAY

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India to adopt global norms for highway construction calculations, says Union minister Nitin Gadkari

India will adopt global norms for calculating highways construction from this fiscal after hitting a record 26.92 km road building per day in FY2017-18, which as per international standards is 94.18 l

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Indian Railways gives India-Bangladesh relations a boost! Trial run of Kolkata-Dhaka container train begins

The trial run of the Kolkata-Dhaka container train has been flagged off today, loaded with 60 containers, mainly carrying de-oiled cake which serves as a raw material for animal feed. This is for the

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Indian Railways achieves new ‘Make in India’ feat! Record number of rail coaches manufactured by ICF this year

Indian Railways' Integral Coach Factory in Chennai has created a new manufacturing record by making over 2,500 coaches in the financial year 2017-18. Not only that, the factory has crossed another mil

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Indian Railways creates record; carries out highest ever track renewal of 4,405 km

In the last several years, the development in the track renewals was constantly coming down because of the financial constraints, which led to huge backlog of around 5,000 km renewal of tracks. This a

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Trial run of first Kolkata-Dhaka container train begins today

Container trains are usually used to ferry machine parts, chemicals, automobiles and consumer durables that involve a shorter transit time.

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Railways start 49 services on extended Harbour route till Goregaon

Western Railway officials said that it had begun operating all 49 scheduled services from yesterday on the Harbour line that was extended till Goregaon.

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Big infrastructure boost! Awarding of highway projects surges 70% to all-time high; next year to be even better

According to CRISIL, of the total length awarded by the NHAI in financial year 2018, around 51 per cent was through engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) mode. Apart from this, around 46 per

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Interesting step by Indian Railways! IRCTC & NTPC to provide processed sea water for drinking at stations

Soon, drinking processed sea water at railway stations would be possible! The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited, which generally produces power from coal and sea water at its local pla

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Indian Railways sets new record in freight business! Transports 1,160 million tonnes in FY18

There has been a significant growth in freight loading by Indian Railways in the last few years and in the last four years, Indian Railways managed to increase freight loading by more than 100 million

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Menu on Rails to Rail MADAD: Indian Railways to launch over 200 apps for passengers and freight customers

With the help of these apps, public will also be able to track the development being made in areas such as construction of foot-overbridges (FOBs), installation of escalators across railway stations,

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Indian Railways’ NFR sold scrap for Rs 83 crore, calls it best achievement in recent years

According to NFR, Raiway Minister Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry has laid much focus for cleanliness of the work area and clean work place environment across all places. To this end, for disposal o

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Indian Railways strengthens surveillance; identifies 202 stations for installation of new security system

To strengthen surveillance mechanism, Indian Railways has identified 202 railway stations to install an Integrated Security System (ISS). The system comprises of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) camera

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