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Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways extends suspension of passenger services till 3 May as govt increases lockdown period
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways extends suspension of passenger services till 3 May as govt increases lockdown period

The Indian Railways has extended the suspension of its passenger services till 3 May, senior officials said on Tuesday

Eastern Railway invites applications from medical staff for walk-in interviews on 16 April to strengthen COVID-19 preparedness
India

Eastern Railway invites applications from medical staff for walk-in interviews on 16 April to strengthen COVID-19 preparedness

Eastern Railway has invited applications for recruitment to the post of medical practitioners and nursing staff. Candidates have been asked to come for a walk-in interview for the contractual posts.

COVID-19 India Roundup: 547 new cases, Odisha extends lockdown till 30th April, over 1,000 cops in Bhopal isolated
Health

COVID-19 India Roundup: 547 new cases, Odisha extends lockdown till 30th April, over 1,000 cops in Bhopal isolated

According to the latest press briefing by the Health Ministry, 473 people who had COVID-19 have recovered and been discharged.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways misses freight loading target by 15 million tonnes, earnings dip by Rs 2,129 cr
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways misses freight loading target by 15 million tonnes, earnings dip by Rs 2,129 cr

Indian Railways, which was on its way till February to not just meet but surpass its freight loading target, will end 2019-20 with 15.7 million tonnes less than the previous financial year’s 1,212.56 million tonnes, official figures show

COVID-19 India Roundup: 354 new cases and 8 deaths reported, 11,795 more tests conducted and action plan for hospitals announced
Health

COVID-19 India Roundup: 354 new cases and 8 deaths reported, 11,795 more tests conducted and action plan for hospitals announced

1,07,006 tests have been conducted in India so far, of which 11,795 were conducted the day before and 2530 were conducted in private labs.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Low-cost ventilator developed by Indian Railways awaits ICMR clearance; confirmed cases cross 4,000-mark
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Low-cost ventilator developed by Indian Railways awaits ICMR clearance; confirmed cases cross 4,000-mark

The Indian Railways has developed a low-cost ventilator, Jeevan, at its Kapurthala Rail Coach Factory

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Railways issues 'restoration plan' to prepare for resumption of services from 15 April after 21-day suspension
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Railways issues 'restoration plan' to prepare for resumption of services from 15 April after 21-day suspension

The railways have issued a 'restoration plan' to all its railway zones with a schedule of trains to be run, their frequency and the availability of rakes.

Railways, airlines resume bookings for travels from 15 April, claims report as Centre refutes extension of lockdown for COVID-19
India

Railways, airlines resume bookings for travels from 15 April, claims report as Centre refutes extension of lockdown for COVID-19

Indian Railways and private airlines have started ticket bookings for travels from 15 April onwards, when the 21-day lockdown due to coronavirus announced by the Central Government ends

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Railways converts non-AC train coach into isolation ward on trial basis
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Railways converts non-AC train coach into isolation ward on trial basis

Indian Railways on Saturday announced that one of its prototypes has been converted into an isolation ward on a trial basis in view of the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the country.

Coronavirus Outbreak: 8 onboard AP Sampark Kranti Express, four on Godan Express test positive, confirms Indian Railways
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: 8 onboard AP Sampark Kranti Express, four on Godan Express test positive, confirms Indian Railways

Twelve people, who have travelled by two different trains recently, have been tested positive for coronavirus, said the Railway Ministry on Saturday

Coronavirus pandemic: From cancelling trains to increasing platform tickets, Indian Railways goes full throttle to contain outbreak
India

Coronavirus pandemic: From cancelling trains to increasing platform tickets, Indian Railways goes full throttle to contain outbreak

As India grapples to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic in the country with cases crossing the 160 mark, the Indian Railways has taken steps to minimise the outbreak in the country. It cancelled a total of 168 trains due to low occupancy after the COVID-19 outbreak and announced that these trains will remain suspended from 20 March to 31 March.

Over 60% tickets cancelled in March over coronavirus outbreak, Railways inform parliamentary panel
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Over 60% tickets cancelled in March over coronavirus outbreak, Railways inform parliamentary panel

Senior railway officials on Wednesday informed a parliamentary panel that more than 60 percent tickets were cancelled in March this year due to coronavirus, even as the panel came down hard on the Railway Board chairman for a "shoddy presentation", sources said

Indian Railway Finance Corporation receives SEBI nod for IPO; maiden offer comprises fresh issue of 93.8 cr equity shares
Business

Indian Railway Finance Corporation receives SEBI nod for IPO; maiden offer comprises fresh issue of 93.8 cr equity shares

The SEBI's observations are necessary for any company to launch public issues such as IPO, follow-on public offer and rights issue.

On board the Vivek Express, India's longest train journey, covering 9 states in 5 days
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On board the Vivek Express, India's longest train journey, covering 9 states in 5 days

India’s longest train journey begins at Dibrugarh in Assam, and ends at the country’s southernmost point — Kanyakumari, in Tamil Nadu. Along the way, the Dibrugarh-Kanyakumari Vivek Express covers a distance of 4,286 km; a five-day journey that sees the passengers traverse through nine Indian states.

Railways earned over Rs 9,000 cr from cancelled and waitlisted ticket charges in last 3 years; maximum ticket purchases made online
Business

Railways earned over Rs 9,000 cr from cancelled and waitlisted ticket charges in last 3 years; maximum ticket purchases made online

The information was provided by the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), in response to the RTI application filed by Kota-based activist Sujeet Swami

Dedicated freight corridor to bring down charges by 50%, likely to be operational by next year; DFCCIL to run 120 trains daily
Business

Dedicated freight corridor to bring down charges by 50%, likely to be operational by next year; DFCCIL to run 120 trains daily

The corporation is in talks with the Ministry of Railways that some part of lower freight charges should be passed on to the customers, he said.

'Felt bad, had shed tears for it': Mamata Banerjee on not being invited for East-West Kolkata Metro launch
Politics

'Felt bad, had shed tears for it': Mamata Banerjee on not being invited for East-West Kolkata Metro launch

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday took umbrage at not being invited to the inauguration of the East-West Metro corridor

IRCTC shares soar over 9% to Rs 1,326.45 to hit fresh peak in early trade ahead of Union Budget 2020
Business

IRCTC shares soar over 9% to Rs 1,326.45 to hit fresh peak in early trade ahead of Union Budget 2020

In October last year, IRCTC had made a blockbuster stock market debut with its shares zoomed over 101 percent to Rs 680 per share against the issue price of Rs 320.

Indian railways to use facial recognition by 2020 end despite warnings against privacy breach
News & Analysis

Indian railways to use facial recognition by 2020 end despite warnings against privacy breach

The system is being trialled in Bengaluru where about half a million faces are scanned every day.

Tigmanshu Dhulia's niece allegedly harassed on a train, filmmaker says railway helpline numbers never responded
Entertainment

Tigmanshu Dhulia's niece allegedly harassed on a train, filmmaker says railway helpline numbers never responded

Tigmanshu Dhulia said he tried reaching out to helpline numbers to report the incident of harassment.