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Cabinet reshuffle: Uncertainty looms large over participation of AIADMK, JD(U) in Sunday shakeup
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Cabinet reshuffle: Uncertainty looms large over participation of AIADMK, JD(U) in Sunday shakeup

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the participation of the AIADMK and JD(U) in the Union Cabinet as Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertakes its reshuffle

Ashwani Lohani is new Railway Board chief: With a mixed record in Air India, he needs to be hands on here
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Ashwani Lohani is new Railway Board chief: With a mixed record in Air India, he needs to be hands on here

Ashwani Lohani is being brought in to improve the railway’s safety record more than anything else. He better has a detailed plan up his sleeve

Watch: The Science Express Climate Action Special is on the move again
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Watch: The Science Express Climate Action Special is on the move again

The Science Express Climate Action Special that started its journey on 17 February 2017, is passing through Maharashtra.

GST launched: Prakash Javadekar says Congress boycotting launch is like 'abandoning own child'
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GST launched: Prakash Javadekar says Congress boycotting launch is like 'abandoning own child'

"The GST is their child. How can you abandon it? But that was how things happened," Javadekar said at the 68th Chartered Accountants day celebration.

Railway Ministry acts upon 3,000 Twitter complaints daily
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Railway Ministry acts upon 3,000 Twitter complaints daily

The Railway Ministry's Twitter handle, @RailMinIndia, which boasts of 2.7 million followers, has become an effective tool to redress passenger grievances and acts upon 3,000 complaints daily, according to officials.

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu: performance based incentives for employees will help better results
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Railway minister Suresh Prabhu: performance based incentives for employees will help better results

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu spoke for a system of reward and punishment for railwaymen based on the performance and said railways is a strategic asset

Visakhapatnam railway station cleanest among busiest stations in India, Darbhanga dirtiest
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Visakhapatnam railway station cleanest among busiest stations in India, Darbhanga dirtiest

Clean toilets at platforms, clean tracks and dustbins at stations were some of the criteria for judging railway stations for cleanliness.

Suresh Prabhu rules out privatisation of Railways, says cannot ignore common man's interest
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Suresh Prabhu rules out privatisation of Railways, says cannot ignore common man's interest

Suresh Prabhu said, "You cannot say railways' problems will be solved by privatisation. The solution should be an outcome based approach. Very few railways in the world are privatised."

Suresh Prabhu flags off first-ever train with glass roof coaches on Visakhapatnam-Araku route
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Suresh Prabhu flags off first-ever train with glass roof coaches on Visakhapatnam-Araku route

A similar coach would later be introduced on a route in northeast as well, the Minister said.

Six taken ill after 'stale' dinner on Rajdhani Express, passengers protest
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Six taken ill after 'stale' dinner on Rajdhani Express, passengers protest

A senior railway officer at Sealdah station said they have noted down the address of passengers who fell ill. He assured action would be taken against those responsible.

Railways to improve medical services by tying up with private hospitals
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Railways to improve medical services by tying up with private hospitals

Railways are exploring a tie-up with private hospitals and doctors for improving the services at its medical facilities across the country.

World Water Day 2017: Railways unveils policy to recycle water for non-potable usage
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World Water Day 2017: Railways unveils policy to recycle water for non-potable usage

The Railways unveiled its water conservation policy, a first in the transportation sector, to reduce wastage of the precious natural resource on the World Water Day on Wednesday.

Soon, Aadhaar will be must for booking train tickets online; aim to block touts
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Soon, Aadhaar will be must for booking train tickets online; aim to block touts

Aadhaar number has been made mandatory for senior citizens to avail concessions in train tickets from 1 April

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu asks for NIA probe into recent train accidents
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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu asks for NIA probe into recent train accidents

Concerned by recent cases of train derailments, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu wrote to Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking an NIA probe into the alleged possibilities of rail track sabotage by "outsiders", officials said on Wednesday.

Hirakhand Express accident: 39 dead as train derails in Andhra Pradesh
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Hirakhand Express accident: 39 dead as train derails in Andhra Pradesh

At least 23 people were killed and 50 others were injured as seven coaches of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed near Kuneru station in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh late Saturday night, officials said.

Patna-Indore Express derailment: Ruckus in Parliament over railway mishap; Govt promises 'strictest action'
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Patna-Indore Express derailment: Ruckus in Parliament over railway mishap; Govt promises 'strictest action'

A statutory inquiry by the Commissioner of Railway Safety has also been ordered to find the correct cause of the accident, Prabhu said.

Demonetisation: Rajya Sabha adjourned twice after Oppn asks for resolution condoling deaths over move
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Demonetisation: Rajya Sabha adjourned twice after Oppn asks for resolution condoling deaths over move

A united Opposition forced two adjournments in Rajya Sabha, asserting that no discussion on demonetisation would take place till the House mourns the deaths caused by hardships due to it.

Habibganj station to be made world-class through Rs 450 cr PPP project
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Habibganj station to be made world-class through Rs 450 cr PPP project

A consortium of Bansal Construction Works and Prakash Asphalting and Toll Highways has formed a special purpose company- Bansal Pathways Habibagnj Private Ltd to implement the project.

Bullet trains will change the ecosystem of our country, says Suresh Prabhu
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Bullet trains will change the ecosystem of our country, says Suresh Prabhu

Suresh Prabhu expressed concerns over rising demands and expectations of public and said that it was a "challenge" for him which he was ready to "fight".

Suresh Prabhu stresses on Railways infrastructure development in West Bengal
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Suresh Prabhu stresses on Railways infrastructure development in West Bengal

Suresh Prabhu on Thursday stressed on increasing Railways infrastructure in West Bengal and said his ministry has increased investment for that purpose.