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Murdered Chennai techie's father calls on public to find courage, ...
Chennai, June 28 : The father of 24-year-old software engineer S. Swathi, who was murdered at the Chennai's Nungambakkam railway station on Friday, expressed sadness at the fact that people remained mute spectators when the gruesome incident took place and some even fled the spot, leaving the body ...
My family members are afraid of going out, says Infosys techie's ...
Chennai, June 28 : The father of a woman Infosys employee, who was killed by an attacker at a railway station in Chennai last week, said their family members are afraid going out of the house since the incident took place.
IRCTC reintroduces free e-wallet registration for a week
New Delhi, June 28 : Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has reintroduced free registration for its e-wallet for a week starting from Tuesday.
Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flags off new MEMU Train
New Delhi, June 27 : Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu in a programme held on Monday at Rail Bhawan flagged off and dedicated new trains service viz. Patna-Ara MEMU (63213/63124) to the nation through video-conferencing.
IRCTC to make ready-to-eat food, signs deal with defence lab
New Delhi, June 27 : The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Monday signed an agreement with the Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) for transfer of food and beverage processing technology and packaging that would upgrade its catering operations.
New Sonepat-Jind railway line to be dedicated to nation today
Chandigarh (Punjab), June 26 (ANI): Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu will dedicate to the nation an 81-km long new railway line between Sonepat and Jind and will flag off a passenger train between these two stations from Chandigarh on Sunday.
Infosys employee murdered at railway station
Chennai, June 24 : A 24-year-old woman employee of Infosys was stabbed to death at a railway station here by an unidentified person on Friday, police said.
Chennai: Woman Infosys employee hacked to death at railway station
Chennai, June 24 : A woman employee of software giant Infosys was hacked to death by an unknown person in Chennai's Nungambakkam railway station on Friday, reports said.
Foundation stone for ROB in Ghaziabad laid
Ghaziabad, June 24 : The foundation stone of the much-awaited railway over bridge (ROB) at Dhobi Ghat here has been jointly laid by Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha and Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh, an official said on Friday.
RPF rescues 44 trafficked children from trains in Assam
Agartala, June 23 : The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has rescued 44 children from trains in Assam while being trafficked and arrested 485 persons for various crimes last month, a release said here on Thursday.
Leaders hail inauguration of Central Asia's longest railway tunnel
Tashkent, June 23 : Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Uzbek counterpart, Islam Karimov, hailed the inauguration of the Qamchiq Tunnel in Uzbekistan, the longest in Central Asia.
Assam CM inaugurates Ambubachi Mela
Guwahati, June 22 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday inaugurated and dedicated a camp to the service of the pilgrims of Ambubachi Mela near Kamakhya Railway Station in Guwahati.
Suresh Prabhu inaugurates new train service in Bihar
New Delhi, June 22 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday inaugurated a new train service via video conferencing from Danapur to Saharsa in Bihar.
Railway Board to check rain readiness of Mumbai network
Mumbai, June 22 : In a new development, the Railway Ministry will dispatch a Railway Board team to monitor the monsoon preparedness of Mumbai's lifeline, the suburban train services, an official said here on Wednesday.
Siemens Ltd. wins Rs. 83 crore order from Diesel Locomotive Works
Kolkata, Jun 22 : Siemens Ltd. announced on Wednesday that it has won an order worth approximately Rs. 83 crore from Indian Railways' Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi, to design, supply and install 40 Alternating Current (AC) Traction Systems for dual-cab high horsepower diesel engine ...
Tripura tribals blockade rail, road routes over statehood
Agartala, June 22 : Demanding a separate state, a tribal outfit in Tripura on Wednesday blockaded the National Highway No.8 and the railway line -- the northeastern state's two vital links with the outside world.
Ministry of Railways Observes The International Day of Yoga
New Delhi, June 21 : The Ministry of Railways organised the International Day of Yoga on Tuesday in Rail Bhawan as per the direction of the Ministry of AYUSH.
Heavy rains delay local trains in Mumbai, taxi strike compounds ...
Mumbai, June 21 : Even as monsoon hit Maharashtra to bring relief from the hot, humid days, Mumbaikars were in for deep trouble as railway services, the life line of the city, malfunctioned for the second day on Tuesday following heavy rains.
Theft of batteries halts Mumbai suburban trains
Mumbai, June 20 : Millions of peak-hour commuters were left stranded for around an hour when a power glitch paralysed the suburban train services of the Western Railway here on Monday.
1.5 mn Indians using high-speed Wi-Fi at railway stations: Google
New Delhi, June 20 : Nearly 1.5 million Indians are using the high-speed Wi-Fi services at 19 railways stations across the country that Google provided as part of its project, the echnology giant revealed on Monday.
Electric battery theft derails Mumbai suburban services
Mumbai, June 20 : Millions of peak-hour commuters were stranded for over an hour as a major power failure hit Western Railway's suburban services following the theft of a battery box here on Monday morning, an official said.
Battery box theft hits Mumbai suburban commuters
Mumbai, June 20 : Millions of peak hour commuters were stranded as a major power failure hit the Western Railway's suburban services following a theft of a battery box here on Monday morning, an official said.
Shipping Ministry to organise workshop to promote water transport
New Delhi, June 19 : The Shipping Ministry on Sunday said that it will organise a workshop with various stake holders to promote water transportation and make it competive to roads and railway transportation.
Coach of Delhi-bound train catches fire
Jammu, June 19 : A bogey of a passenger train en route from Jammu to New Delhi caught fire at the Kathua railway station on Sunday but all passengers were safely evacuated.
Semi-autonomous tech helps Land Rover discovery sport pill 100- tonne ...
Kolkata/Switzerland, June 16 : Land Rover stopped people in their tracks today as the Discovery Sport SUV towed three luxury train carriages weighing more than 100 tonnes along a railway track in a demonstration of towing capability.
Kolkata Metro stopped as suspicious movement found inside tunnel
Kolkata, Jun 16 : The Kolkata Metro Railway authority has temporarily suspended its service in Up and Down lines between Dumdum and Belgachhia stations since 4 pm on Thursday as a suspicious movement was spotted inside the tunnel, officials said.
Now, rail passengers can register complaints on social media
New Delhi, June 15 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday launched an integrated social media platform for redressing the grievances of passengers.
Railways, Odisha signs MoU for JV company
New Delhi, June 14 : The Railways Ministry on Thursday signed an MoU with the Odisha government to set up a joint venture company for development of rail infrastructure in the state.
Ghana looking to India for civil nuclear energy cooperation
Accra (Ghana), June 13 ( IANS) The West African nation Ghana is looking to India for a civil nuclear route to augment and diversify its energy requirements and to the Indian railways to connect with its hinterland and the Saharan region to its north.
Challenge to meet growing demands of public: Suresh Prabhu
New Delhi, June 10 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday expressed concerns over rising demands and expectations of public and said that it was a "challenge" for him which he was ready to "fight".