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Prabhu, Birender file RS nominations from Haryana
Chandigarh, Nov 25 : Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Union Rural Development Minister Birender Singh Tuesday filed their nominations for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana.
Powerful bomb found in Assam train
Guwahati, Nov 24 : A powerful bomb was found in the compartment of a local train at a railway station near Guwahati Monday, a day after a blast killed two people and injured over 25 others in Dibrugarh, police said.
Prabhu, Birender to file Rajya Sabha nominations from Haryana Tuesday
Chandigarh, Nov 24 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and union Rural Development Minister Birender Singh will file their nominations for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana Tuesday.
Railways seeks French collaboration
New Delhi, Nov 24 : Indian Railways Monday said they were looking forward to collaborate with French companies in the field of safety, customer service and high-speed train services.
Bomb found in Assam train
Guwahati, Nov 24 : A powerful bomb was found in the compartment of a local train at a railway station near Guwahati Monday, a day after a powerful blast killed two people and injured over 25 others in Dibrugarh, police said.
Railways to get policy for development issues
New Delhi, Nov 21 : The Indian Railways will ready a road map and a guiding policy in the next two-and-half months on development-related issues during the next 10-15 years, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha said Friday.
Kidnapped Delhi boy rescued from Jharkhand, two held
New Delhi, Nov 21 : An 11-year-old boy, kidnapped from Delhi, was rescued from a railway station in Jharkhand and two people were arrested with the help of the Railway Protection Force (RPF), police said Friday.
Cabinet approves signing of Saarc Regional Railways Agreement
New Delhi, Nov 20 : The cabinet Thursday approved the signing and ratification of the Saarc Regional Railways Agreement by India, as a member state of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation which will enable better connectivity in the region, an official statement said here.
Show material used in passenger coach interiors, SC tells railways
New Delhi, Nov 18 : The Supreme Court Tuesday asked Indian Railways to place before it the material used for furnishing the interiors of railway coaches so that it could get it tested by labs to ascertain its quality.
Rajnath makes surprise inspection in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 18 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday made a surprise inspection of various locations in the national capital, including the New Delhi railway station and a police station, and asked people and government officials about issues like cleanliness.
Toilets at railways stations are the dirtiest: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 18 : Close to 90 percent Indian travellers feel that railway stations across the country have the dirtiest toilets and need major improvement, a survey ahead of World Toilet Day has revealed.
'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan': Rajnath Singh pays surprise visit to NDLS, ...
New Delhi, Nov. 18 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh made unannounced visits at New Delhi Railway Station and Paharganj Police Station today so as to check on whether the public spaces were clean.
Railways awaiting recommendations of Debroy Committee
New Delhi, Nov 18 : Indian Railways Tuesday said they are waiting for the recommendations of the Bibek Debroy Committee on mobilisation of resources and restructuring.
MH17 fragments loaded onto railway wagons
The Hague, Nov 17 (IANS/TASS) Fragments of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have been partially loaded onto railway wagons in the Ukrainian town of Torez, the Dutch government has said.
Two-year old found on railway track in Varanasi lies unidentified in ...
Varanasi, Nov. 16 : An unidentified two-year old boy, who was found severely injured on Mughalsarai junction's Jeevanpur railway track in Varanasi on Wednesday, is undergoing treatment in the city's Kabir Chaura hospital.
Chintan wins Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award
New Delhi, Nov 15 : Chintan, a non-government organisation working with waste pickers, was conferred the Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award, 2014, for cleaning the New Delhi railway station, a statement said Saturday.
DMRC's Sreedharan appointed to head Railways' committee
New Delhi, Nov 14 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Friday appointed former managing director of Delhi Metro Rail Cooperation (DMRC) E. Sreedharan as a one-man committee to suggest proper procedures for accountability in all tendering processes which will be dealt at the operating levels.
Manohar Parrikar takes charge as Defence Minister
New Delhi, Nov. 10 : Former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday took charge as the Union Defence Minister in the national capital. "I would like to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi for showing confidence in me and giving me such an important and sensitive ministry. I know that Arun ...
Mahendra Singh Dhoni rested for first Test against Australia; Rahul, ...
Mumbai, Nov 10 : Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been rested for the first match of the four-Test series starting Dec 4 against Australia while Karnataka opening batsman K.L. Rahul and Railways leg-spinner Karn Sharma received call-ups to the 19-member squad announced Monday.
Suresh Prabhu takes charge of Railways
New Delhi, Nov 10 : Suresh Prabhu Monday took charge as the new railway minister, replacing D.V. Sadanand Gowda.
Gold smuggling racket busted in Guwahati
Guwahati, Nov 10 : The Government Railway Police (GRP) Monday arrested three youths at the Guwahati Railway Station and recovered about 9.5 kg of gold from their possession.
'Will usher transformational changes in Railways': Suresh Prabhu
New Delhi, Nov. 10 : Newly inducted Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday stated that he will work towards bringing a much needed transformational change in his ministry in the next three-years.
PM Modi's Cabinet: Manohar Parikkar new Defence Minister, Suresh ...
New Delhi, Nov. 10 : Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is the new Defence Minister and former NDA minister Suresh Prabhu will now head the Railway Ministry, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government carried out the first cabinet expansion on Sunday.
Verdict in L.N. Mishra murder case deferred to Dec 8
New Delhi, Nov 10 : A court here Monday fixed Dec 8 for delivering its verdict in the 39-year-old case of murder of the then railway minister Lalit Narayan Mishra.
In cabinet rejig, Jaitley gets I&B, Gowda loses railways and ...
New Delhi, Nov 10 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi left the portfolios of Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj and M. Venkaiah Naidu untouched among the top few important ministers, while he re-juggled the portfolios of most others and distributed their extra ministries to newcomers, with Arun Jaitley being ...
Parrikar new defence minister, Prabhu gets railways
New Delhi, Nov 10 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday effected a reshuffle of some ministries and allocated portfolios to 21 new ministers, giving defence to Manohar Parrikar, railways to Suresh Prabhu, information and broadcasting to Arun Jaitley and moving Harsh Vardhan from health to science ...
Parrikar new defence minister, Prabhu gets railways
New Delhi, Nov 9 : Manohar Parrikar will be India's new defence minister, while Suresh Prabhu has been given the charge of the railways ministry, an Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said Sunday.
Verdict in Lalit Narayan Mishra murder case Nov 10
New Delhi, Nov 9 : A court here will Monday deliver its verdict in 39-year-old murder case of then railway minister Lalit Narayan Mishra.
PM recalls childhood memories of trains, railways stations
Varanasi, Nov.8 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who stayed at the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) guest house during his two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Varanasi, on Saturday said that the stay in the DLW guest house brought back memories of his childhood, when he had been closely ...
PM Modi reviews connectivity-related infrastructure sectors
New Delhi, Nov. 5 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting, where he reviewed the progress of work towards achievement of targets in the connectivity-related infrastructure sectors of roads, railways, shipping and civil aviation.