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Will finalise cooperation in railways with US officials: Prabhu
New Delhi, April 29 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said he will meet US transport officials next month to finalise areas of cooperation between the two countries in the railway sector.

Prabhu defends bullet train, says it will bring new technology
New Delhi, April 27 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday defended the bullet train project and said it will usher in new technology in the country and lead to enhanced railway safety.

Canadian stocks inch up as crude rebounds
Toronto, April 27 : Canada's main stock market in Toronto ended higher as higher oil prices supported energy concerns, offsetting deep losses for one of the country's major railway stocks.

Lok Sabha passes railways' demand for grants
New Delhi, April 26 : The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed by voice vote the demand for grants by railways for the 2016-17 fiscal, with Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announcing that the government will create a Rs.1 lakh crore safety fund to enhance safety measures.

Railway Ministry takes major step to synergise its activities
By Rajesh Mishra

Lok Sabha passes railways' demand for grants
New Delhi, April 26 : The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed, by voice vote, the demand for grants by railways for 2016-17 fiscal, after a spirited discussion during which the opposition Congress demanding more rationalisation in the functioning of the Indian Railways.

Railways start collaboration forum with technical agencies
New Delhi, April 26 : Indian Railways on Tuesday announced that it has started a collaboration forum among the government's major technical and scientific agencies.

Lok Sabha discusses railways' demand for grants
New Delhi, April 26 : The Lok Sabha on Tuesday took up for discussion the demand for grants by the railways for the 2016-17 fiscal, with the Congress demanding more rationalisation in the functioning of the railways.

Suresh Prabhu initiates steps to boost Indian Railways
By Rajesh Mishra, New Delhi, Apr. 26 : As a major boost for the government's 'Make in India' initiative, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has envisioned unprecedented approach for the creation of a scientific and technological collaboration forum among the major government technical and scientific ...

India Railways to promote 'Anti-tobacco campaign'
New Delhi, Apr 26 : The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) with technical support from global health experts Vital Strategies has announced the launch of powerful outdoor 'Tears You Apart anti-tobacco campaign' to raise awareness of the harms of smokeless tobacco.

Modi commends railways for sending water to Latur
New Delhi, April 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appreciated the efforts of the Indian Railways as well as common people in battling the ongoing draught in the country.

GST, Enemy Property Bill among key bills on parliament's agenda
New Delhi, April 23 : Important legislation, including the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, Enemy Property Bill, Railways Appropriation Bill and Afforestation Fund Bill, besides the ratification of President's Rule in Uttarakhand, are on the agenda of the parliament session beginning on Monday.

Parliament session from April 25 to complete financial business
New Delhi, Apr 23 : Parliament session will begin from Monday to address the financial business related to the General and Railway Budgets for the financial year 2016-17 and is scheduled to last till May 13, subject to the exigencies of the Government's Business.

Suresh Prabhu's day out in a local train
Mumbai, Apr 22 : The daily commuters in a Mumbai train on Thursday had an unlikely fellow passenger when Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu boarded a local train and remained standing throughout the journey like other commoners.

Maharashtra, Indian Railways to collaborate for rail projects
Mumbai, April 21 : The Indian Railways and Maharashtra government will form a special purpose vehicle to take up nine major railway projects in the state worth around Rs.23,000 crores, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced here on Thursday.

Team work among politicians, bureaucrats key to success: Prabhu
New Delhi, April 20 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said team work among ministers and bureaucrats of their departments was the key to successful delivery of good governance.

An online system for reailway employees' grievance redressal soon
New Delhi, April 19 : An online system for the redressal of grievances of serving and retired railway employees would be operational by June 24, an official statement said on Tuesday.

High speed Spanish train arrives next week to outpace Gatiman
New Delhi, April 19 : Even as the railways have decided to start work on the Rs.98,000-crore bullet train project next year, a swanky new Spanish high-speed train will arrive here next week for trials, for a service between the national capital and Mumbai.

Two train engines catch fire in UP, none hurt
Lucknow, April 19 : The engines of the Sabarmati Express and Chauri Chaura Express caught fire on Tuesday at two different places in Uttar Pradesh, inconveniencing their passengers, a railway official said.

Railways inaugurate control room for power procurement
New Delhi, April 19 : The Indian Railways on Tuesday inaugurated a centralised control room to improve scheduling of power procurement.

Himachal firm to supply cables to railways
Shimla, April 18 : Cable manufacturer CMI Ltd., which began production at its new facility in Himachal Pradesh, on Monday said it has tied up an supply agreement with the Indian Railways.

Odisha seeks new rake points for fertiliser supply
Bhubaneswar, April 18 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has urged the central government to open three new railway rake points and develop infrastructure in the existing rake points for smooth and timely supply of fertilisers to the farmers in the state.

Prabhu visits Konark Temple on World Heritage Day
Bhubaneswar/Konark, Apr 18 : Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, who is in Odisha, visited the Konark Temple on the occasion of World Heritage Day on Monday.

Bhubaneshwar railway station gets Wi-Fi
Bhubaneshwar, Apr 18 : As part of his government's Digital India drive, Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated Wi-Fi services in Bhubaneshwar Railway station on Sunday.

Railway cost overruns USD 16.4 billion annual salary bill
Delays in completing railway projects resulted in cost overruns of Rs.1.07 lakh crore (USD 16.4 billion) - equivalent to the yearly salary bill of its three million employees - according to an IndiaSpend analysis of a December 2015 audit report.

Prabhu launches free Wi-Fi at Bhubaneswar railway station
Bhubaneswar, April 17 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday launched free Wi-Fi service at Bhubaneswar railway station here.

Suresh Prabhu launches 'Fast Wifi For All' at Bhubaneswar railway ...
Bhubaneswar (Odisha), Apr.17 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday launched 'Fast Wifi For All'service at the Bhubaneswar railway station.

Free Wi-Fi to be launched at Bhubaneswar railway station today
Bhubaneshwar, Apr. 17 : Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will launch the free Wi-Fi service at Bhubaneswar railway station today.

Joint working committee to decide about rail wagon unit in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, April 16 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said a joint working committee will be formed to take up the issue of a rail wagon repair unit proposed to be set up at Narla in Odisha's Kalahandi district.

Maharashtra minister accused of wasting water for helipad in parched ...
Latur (Maharashtra), April 15 : While the Indian Railways is trying to quench the thirst of parched Latur, state Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse came under fire on Friday for allegedly permitting wastage of thousands of litres of water to prepare a helipad for his flying visit to the drought-hit ...

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