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Railways announces 190 'Bharat Gaurav' trains: Why they are likely to boost tourism
India

Railways announces 190 'Bharat Gaurav' trains: Why they are likely to boost tourism

Currently, India has the Ramayana train circuit, which takes passengers to important places related to the life of Lord Ram in a span of 17 days

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Railways announces cash prize for its athletes and coaches participating in Games
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Railways announces cash prize for its athletes and coaches participating in Games

Twenty-five athletes, five coaches and a physiotherapist from the Railway Sports Promotion Board are representing the Indian contingent in the Tokyo Olympics that started from 23 July.

Indian Railways will never be privatised, but investments welcome, Piyush Goyal tells LS
India

Indian Railways will never be privatised, but investments welcome, Piyush Goyal tells LS

The Railways Minister said that this year 5,500 kilometres of track is going to be privatised, adding that the country can progress and create more employment opportunities only when the public and private sectors work together

RailTel likely to announce IPO allotment status today; check bseindia.com for details
India

RailTel likely to announce IPO allotment status today; check bseindia.com for details

The RailTel Corporation IPO was subscribed over 11 times, receiving bids for 68,40,41,660 shares

Railways extends time to claim refund for cancelled trains from March to June 2020 by 9 months
India

Railways extends time to claim refund for cancelled trains from March to June 2020 by 9 months

The ministry had earlier extended the facility to cancel tickets and avail a refund to six months when the COVID-19 pandemic had led to the cancellation of all regular trains

Piyush Goyal to launch revamped IRCTC website on 31 Dec; new features include AI chatbot, pay later option
India

Piyush Goyal to launch revamped IRCTC website on 31 Dec; new features include AI chatbot, pay later option

Goyal had reviewed the upgradation of the e-ticketing system on 25 December and stated that the website should provide holistic convenience to the passengers for their train journey

Punjab must give assurance about safety of rail property, personnel before services resume, says Piyush Goyal
India

Punjab must give assurance about safety of rail property, personnel before services resume, says Piyush Goyal

The ongoing farmers' protest against three farm laws has affected the supply of coal, fertilisers, etc, to the state while blocking goods to nearby states like Jammu and Kashmir

Indian Railways to start 80 new special trains from 12 Sept, bookings start today; here are the latest rules and regulations
India

Indian Railways to start 80 new special trains from 12 Sept, bookings start today; here are the latest rules and regulations

The Railways have started running these special trains after regular services were suspended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown

Advertisement for 5,285 vacancies in Indian Railways is fake, says rail ministry
India

Advertisement for 5,285 vacancies in Indian Railways is fake, says rail ministry

The ministry clarified that no private agency has been authorised to advertise any recruitments in Indian Railways

Railways says Rs 2 lakh likely to be spent on each COVID-19 isolation coach; Rs 620 crore sanctioned so far
India

Railways says Rs 2 lakh likely to be spent on each COVID-19 isolation coach; Rs 620 crore sanctioned so far

Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav said this was the budgetary estimate of the Railways for the 5,213 coaches which have been modified as isolation coaches and the money for it has already been received from the central Covid care fund.

Indian Railways runs its most powerful 12,000 HP Made in India locomotive in Uttar Pradesh
Business

Indian Railways runs its most powerful 12,000 HP Made in India locomotive in Uttar Pradesh

The Indian Railways' most powerful 12000 HP Made in India locomotive made its maiden commercial run between Deen Dayal Upadhaya and Shivpur stations in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, the national transporter said

Aarogya Setu app download is now mandatory for all railway passengers of the 15 special trains
News & Analysis

Aarogya Setu app download is now mandatory for all railway passengers of the 15 special trains

Passengers, who do not have the app installed on their mobile phones, might be asked to do so after their arrival at the station.

RailTel FY20 consolidated income surges 20% at Rs 1,243 cr; says company registers major growth despite negative growth in market
Business

RailTel FY20 consolidated income surges 20% at Rs 1,243 cr; says company registers major growth despite negative growth in market

RailTel is also one of the consistently profit-making telecom PSU despite gloomy market conditions, it said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Railways to run two special trains to ferry Army personnel for border duty, says report
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Railways to run two special trains to ferry Army personnel for border duty, says report

The sources said the special trains would be run to meet the operational requirements of the northern and eastern borders during the coronavirus-triggered lockdown.

'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 revises food prices at railway stations across networks, standard meals to cost Rs 70; share jumps up to 4%
Business

IRCTC revises food prices at railway stations across networks, standard meals to cost Rs 70; share jumps up to 4%

At 3.15 pm, IRCTC share was trading 3 percent higher at Rs 890.40 on the BSE, while in intraday trade, the stock price surged 4 percent to Rs 900.

'Give her a badge and a designation': Twitter responds to video of abandoned dog helping Railway Police catch violators at Chennai station
India

'Give her a badge and a designation': Twitter responds to video of abandoned dog helping Railway Police catch violators at Chennai station

After the video of the dog patrolling the station with security officials was shared by the Ministry of Railways, Twitter took notice of it.

PMO issues strict guidelines for weeding out corrupt bureaucrats; over 1,000 disciplinary records being scrutinised
India

PMO issues strict guidelines for weeding out corrupt bureaucrats; over 1,000 disciplinary records being scrutinised

After reviewing ongoing action against corrupt bureaucrats, the Prime Minister Office (PMO) has decided that Central government departments must examine and submit a list of deadwood and dishonest officers every few months to increase trust and transparency in the system

No plan to cut jobs, letters sent to zonal offices for 'routine' performance review, says Ministry of Railways
Business

No plan to cut jobs, letters sent to zonal offices for 'routine' performance review, says Ministry of Railways

The Railways on Tuesday clarified that the letters sent to zonal offices to identify employees above the age of 55 years and those who have completed 30 years in service were for a "routine" performance review

Firstpost Explains: A guide to booking Tatkal train tickets from Indian Railways online
India

Firstpost Explains: A guide to booking Tatkal train tickets from Indian Railways online

Even during the peak travel season like summer vacation or festival, when getting a confirmed reservation is difficult, one can get confirmed reservation by booking a Tatkal ticket