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India keen to link Kathmandu with New Delhi and Kolkata via rail ...
New Delhi/Kathmandu, Feb 21 : India is keen on linking Nepal's capital Kathmandu with New Delhi and Kolkata through a railway network, media reports said on Tuesday.

Former IPL player detained for driving car straight into Andheri ...
Mumbai (Maharashtra), Feb.20 : Former IPL player Harmeet Singh was detained by the Mumbai police on Monday when he barged into a crowded platform of the Andheri Railway station.

Assam: Astha circuit train for pilgrims flagged off from Kamakhya ...
Guwahati, Feb 17 : In a bid to connect important pilgrimage destinations of eastern India with north-east at cheapest available rates, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain jointly flagged off Astha Circuit Train from Kamakhya Railway Station ...

Paytm emerges as India's biggest private B2C player in rail ticket ...
New Delhi , Feb 15 : Paytm's online rail booking platform is doing more ticket bookings than any other private online B2C player in India, second only to the IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) official website.

Motihari case: NIA issues production warrant against accused
Patna (Bihar) , Feb. 14 : The National Investigative Agency (NIA) special court on Tuesday issued production warrant against accused Gajendra Sharma in connection with planting an IED on the railway tracks at Ghora Sahan in Bihar's Motihari, on October 1, 2016.

Woman faces acid attack in running train near Kolkata
Kolkata, Feb 13 : A nearly 23-year-old woman and her co-passenger were allegedly attacked with acid in a moving local train near Baruipur railway station in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, barely 25 km. from state capital Kolkata on Sunday night, reports said on Monday.

Operation Muskan: Railway Police rescues five missing children
Allahabad, (Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 13 : The Railway Police of Allahabad have rescued five missing children under 'Operation Muskan' which was initiated by the Inspector in-Charge of Government Railway Police (GRP) Manoj Kumar Singh.

Manappuram Finance heist: Gurugram Police arrests four, recovers 30kg ...
Gurugram (Haryana) , Feb. 12 : The Gurugram Police on Saturday cracked down the day light heist at the Mannappuram gold loan branch at new railway road.

Raincoat comment: Prabhu comes to PM's rescue
New Delhi, Feb 9 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu took to social media to show solidarity with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after the latter faced a backlash from the opposition for his alleged 'raincoat' comment.

Prabhu launches first phase of Station Redevelopment Program ...
New Delhi, Feb 8 : In order to transform the face of the Indian Railways, Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu launchedthe first Phase of the World's largest Station Redevelopment Program comprising 23 major Railway

UAE Ambassador India meets Suresh Prabhu
New Delhi, Feb 7 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday met Dr. Ahmed Albanna,Ambassador of UAE to India, here.

Bihar: Bomb blast on railway track near Buxar station, no casualties
Buxar (Bihar) , Feb. 6 : A bomb blast took place on a railway track near Buxar station in Mughalsarai-Patna section in Bihar on Monday.

12 Youth Congress workers arrested for showing black flags to Suresh ...
Surat (Gujarat) , Feb. 6 : At least 12 Youth Congress workers on Sunday were arrested for showing black flags to Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and garlanding him with black cloth as soon he stepped out of his vehicle in Nanpura.

Qazigund-Banihal railway tunnel to be used for vehicular traffic ...
Srinagar, Feb 3 : The Qazigund-Banihal railway tunnel would also be used for the vehicular traffic during inclement weather and snowfall, said an official handout on Friday.

Using indigenous FarEye logistics technology Railways can provide ...
New Delhi, Feb 1 : Kushal Nahata, CEO and Co-founder FarEye, Logistics Technology Solutions provider said the Railways' plan to implement integrated transport? ?with logistics players is a big leap in providing visibility to large consumers of agricultural products.

Move of Railways to implement integrated transport solution with ...
New Delhi, Feb 1 : Kushal Nahata, CEO and Co-founder FarEye, Logistics Technology Solutions provider said the Railways' plan to implement integrated transport solution said the move of Railways to implement integrated transport solution with logistics players is a big leap in providing visibility ...

Budget 2017: Railways to focus on passenger safety, cleanliness and ...
New Delhi, Feb 1 : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while presenting the Union Budget 2017 on Wednesday, which included the Railway Budget for the first time, has proposed among other things, to introduce a 'coach mitra' facility that will be a single window interface to register all coach-related ...

No service charge on rail e-tickets from Apr. 1
New Delhi , Feb. 1 : Giving railway commuters a reason to smile and enjoy their journey, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced that no service charge will be levied on tickets booked through the IRCTC website.

New rail connection from Agartala to Udaipur
Badharghat (West Tripura) , Feb.1 : A new 44.76-km broad gauge rail line from Agartala to temple city Udaipur was recently inaugurated by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu through video-conference from New Delhi.

General Budget: Nation looks forward to cleanliness, women safety in ...
Hyderabad/Patna , Feb, 1 : With all eyes set on the presentation of the General Budget, the people across the country stressed on cleanliness in the Indian Railways and expressed hope that the government will come up with initiatives aimed at ensuring that the trains run on time.

Budget 2017 will make India 'self-sufficient': BJP
Kolkata , Feb. 01 : Confident that the Union and the Railway Budget 2017 will make the nation self-sufficient, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has asserted that government's decision to present both the Union and the Railway Budget 2017 together is astute.

Railway Budget's inclusion shows breakthrough in tradition of Budget ...
New Delhi, , Feb. 1 : With 2017 set to witness the Railway Budget being subsumed in the General Budget for the first time ever, the Communist Party of India (CPI) has stated that this Budget is a breakthrough in the traditional presentation.

Labour migration in India increasing at an accelerating rate, reveals ...
New estimates of labour migration in India have revealed that inter-state labor mobility is significantly higher than previous estimates. This was stated in the Economic Survey 2016-17 presented by the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley in the Parliament today. The study based on the analyses of ...

Inhumanity at its worst! Meat mafia chops off railway gateman's ...
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) , Jan. 31 : In a gruesome incident, a meat mafia last night brutally chopped off the fingers of a gateman after he refused to open the railway gate before the signal.

National level swimmer commits suicide
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan. 28 : A 23-year old national level swimmer working with the Western Railway (WR) allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in Lower Parel in central Mumbai.

East Central Railways finds missing fish plates, accident averted
New Delhi , Jan 26 : Jharkhand's Dhanbad railways division on Thursday witnessed traffic snarl for three hours over reports of missing fish plates.

Train mishap averted in Maharashtra; Central Railways suspects ...
Diva,(Maharashtra).Jan.26:A major train accident was averted in Maharashtra early on Thursday.

TMC supporters block rail tracks near Santragachi station over local ...
Kolkata/Howrah, Jan 25 : Alleging that railway's extension project is damaging adjoining areas' drainage system, a large number of Trinamool Congress (TMC) activists, led by local TMC MLA Jatu Lahiri, blocked railway tracks near Santragachi station in Kolkata's twin city Howrah on Wednesday ...

Intensive safety campaigns launched with inputs from Japan, Korea to ...
New Delhi , Jan. 25 : Hinting at the possibility of sabotage in the recent spate of train derailments, Railway Board Member (Traffic) Mohd. Jamshed on Wednesday said intensive safety campaigns have been launched with inputs of teams from Japan and Korea to stop such incidents.

India's Railway Minister echoes power of Karma
New Delhi , Jan 25 : As a cosmic principle, Karma is the law of cause and effect. It is a time-tested understanding that Karma treats everyone equally. If you harm others, harm will come to you but if you serve to uplift others, the benefit you receive will be in positive multiples. Even though ...