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    Gorakhpur accident: Railway minister announces compensation; loco ...
    New Delhi, Oct. 1 : Union Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda said here on Wednesday that the loco pilot and driver of the Krishak express have been suspended after 12 people died and 40 were left injured as the former hit the Lucknow-Barauni Express near Gorakhpur late on Tuesday night.

    Gorakhpur train accident: 12 dead, 45 seriously injured
    Gorakhpur, Oct. 1 : At 12 least people have died and 45 have been left seriously injured, according to North-Eastern Railway General Manager Madhuresh Kumar, after the Krishak Express hit the Lucknow-Barauni Express near Gorakhpur late on Tuesday night.

    Uttar Pradesh train collision victims to get ex-gratia
    New Delhi, Oct 1 : Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda Wednesday announced ex-gratia relief for the families of those killed and injured when two trains collided in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur city late Tuesday.

    Train services resume in Kashmir, passengers relieved
    Baramulla (J-K), Sept. 30 : Bringing much relief to the passengers, train services on the Baramulla-Banihal railway track resumed after remaining closed for many days due to floods in Jammu and Kashmir.

    China agrees in principle to extend Qinghai-Tibet Railway line to ...
    Kathmandu, Sept.29 : China has reportedly agreed to Nepal's demand to extend the Qinghai-Tibet Railway Line to the Nepal border.

    Bangladesh railway minister offers to restore abandoned railway lines ...
    Agartala (Tripura), Sept. 26 : Bangladesh Railway Minister Mohammad Mazibul Hoque has offered to restore the abandoned railway links with India that existed before the partition to boost trade and people-to-people contact.

    Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda to participate in railway cleaning ...
    New Delhi, Sept. 26 : Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda said that a special cleanliness drive will be carried out at all railway stations across the country on October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

    SABIC resin to be used in Mumbai suburbans' seats
    Jeddah, Sep 26 : Saudi Arabia-based Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has agreed to provide Indian Railway's Integral Coach Factory (ICF) with 'Lexan' resin for manufacturer of new seating material for the Mumbai suburban rail system.

    Railways starts trial run of e-catering service
    New Delhi, Sep 25 : Indian Railways Thursday started trials of its e-catering service in select trains through which passengers will be able to place meal orders through phone calls or messaging service.

    Railways to launch nation wide cleanliness campaign
    New Delhi, Sep 25 : Indian Railways Thursday said it will be launching a massive special cleanliness campaign on Oct 2, coinciding with 'Gandhi Jayanti'.

    Pipavav Railway's traffic revenue up 30 percent
    New Delhi, Sep 25 : The Pipavav Railway Corporation, Indian Railways joint venture company with Gujarat Pipavav Port, Thursday reported a 30 percent rise in its total traffic revenue for 2013-14.

    Bangladesh to restore abandoned railway linkages with India
    Agartala, Sep 25 : Bangladesh might restore the abandoned railway connectivity that existed before the partition of India to boost trade and people-to-people contact, Mohammad Mazibul Hoque, the country's railway minister, said here Thursday.

    Railway cooperation on table during Modi's US visit
    New Delhi, Sep 24 : After Japan and China, India would seek to link up with the US in the railways sector, especially in manufacture of locomotives, during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to America.

    Singla never spoke on appointment of Mahesh Kumar: Pawan Bansal
    New Delhi, Sep 22 : Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal told a court here Monday that his nephew Vijay Singla, an accused in "cash-for-post" railway bribery case, never spoke to him on the appointment of Mahesh Kumar, co-accused and then a Railway Board member, to any post.

    Business high on Modi agenda on US visit
    New Delhi, Sep 22 : Trade and investment, including focus on renewable energy, railways and the government's "smart cities" project, would be high on the agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the US that is expected to see him engaged in intensive talks with President Barack ...

    Railway bribery case: Court recording Bansal's statement
    New Delhi, Sep 22 : A court here Monday began recording of the statement of former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, a prosecution witness in the Rs.10 crore railway bribery case.

    Railways withdraw order cancelling trains despite Maoist threat
    Patna Sep 21 : Railway authorities Sunday withdrew their decision to cancel 28 passenger trains for a week in Bihar and Jharkhand in view of a Maoist threat after police assured full security, officials said.

    Special bi-weekly train from Ahmedabad to Katra
    Ahmedabad, Sep 20 : Beginning Oct 1, Western Railway will run a special train from here twice a week for pilgrims to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Saturday.

    Railways cancel 26 trans over Maoist threat
    Patna, Sep 20 : Twenty-eight passenger trains have been cancelled for a week in Bihar and Jharkhand in view of a Maoist threat, an official said here Saturday.

    Two held for stealing railway passengers' baggage
    New Delhi, Sep 19 : Two people have been arrested for cheating passengers without confirmed tickets by offering them help of their relative in railway department and stealing their baggage, police said Friday.

    India, China sign 16 MoUs during Xi Jinping's visit
    New Delhi, Sept. 18 : India and China have signed 16 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs), including one on enhancing cooperation in railways and customs.

    Modi-Xi talks culminate in 16 agreements
    New Delhi, Sep 18 : India and China agreed to cooperate across a wide gamut of activities following Thursday's talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping here, with the two countries exchanging 16 accord documents in areas spanning railways, trade, administration, ...

    Railway minister plans connectivity to all northeastern states
    Guwahati, Sept.17 : Union Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has expressed satisfaction with the progress of railway connectivity achieved by the Northeast Frontier Railway and expressed the hope that rail links will be established to all north eastern states.

    Easy win for Kamal Chawla
    Pune, Sep 15 : India No. 2 Kamal Chawla of the Railways started splendidly, registering a 4-0 win over Hasan Badami of Maharashtra in the opening Group B match of the final leg of the Indian Open snooker qualifier, here Monday.

    India, China likely to sign agreement on high-speed trains
    Beijing, Sep 15 : India and China are likely to enter agreements on high-speed trains, bullet trains, modernisation of railway stations and platforms, and training of railway officials during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India beginning Wednesday.

    Railway bribery trial begins, Bansal to depose Tuesday
    New Delhi, Sep 15 : A court here Monday began recording the statements of prosecution witnesses in the Rs.10 crore railway bribery case against Vijay Singla, nephew of former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, and nine other accused.

    Free tickets provided to Kashmir floods victims by Northern Railways
    New Delhi, Sept. 15 : Delhi Divisional Railway Manager Anurag Sachan today said that the Northern Railways has arranged for free tickets for those affected by the floods in Jammu and Kashmir, adding that over 2800 people have returned from Jammu in a train from Udhampur. He also said that as the ...

    78 railway players and coaches selected for Asian Games
    New Delhi, Sept.15 : A total number of 78 railway players and coaches have been selected to represent India in the forthcoming Asian Games, scheduled to be held at the Incheon City of South Korea from 19th September to 4th October 2014.

    No preferential treatment given to Karthik Gowda: Bangalore Police
    Bangalore, Sept. 13 : The Bangalore Police on Saturday said that they have collected the necessary information from Union Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik with regard to the rape allegations levelled against him and denied the fact that he was given a preferential treatment during ...

    Chinese court sentences three to death, one to life in jail for ...
    Beijing, Sept.13 : A court in China has handed out death sentences to three and life-term to one woman, for their role in the gruesome terrorist attack at a railway station in Kunming, that left 31 people dead earlier this year.

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