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Railway’s New Policy: If No Bill For Food, Then Its Free
Indian Railways launches 'no bill, free food policy' i.e. If no bill of food then no money to be paid. This new policy has been brought by Indian Railways many times the food is not billed on the railway. Rail passengers also complain that they are charged more than the fixed price of food. This dec..
Goyal Stresses On Railway Safety, Track Renewal
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday stressed on safety, saying that renewal of rail tracks would be done wherever required and the signalling system revamped. Addressing a press conference here at Rail Bhawan, Goyal said: "Track renewal on the routes where it is required has been ordered." ..
ED Notice To Wife Of MP Close To RJD Chief Lalu
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has again summoned the wife of RJD MP P.C. Gupta to be questioned on Friday in connection with alleged irregularities in awarding maintenance contracts of two railway hotels to a private company by then Railway Minister Lalu Prasad in 2006. "A notice has been sent..
Suresh Prabhu To Launch Free Wi-Fi Facility At 28 Stations In Konkan
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the free wi-fi facility at 28 stations of Konkan Railway on Sunday, an official said today. "We have tied-up with Maharashtra's leading broadband and internet service provider company Joister, which will provide free wi-fi hotspots at 28 stations on ..
In Pics: Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar Meeting Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu
Akshay Kumar Meet Suresh Prabhu Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar met Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on May 16 in ..
Railways To Use Data For Improvements, Monetisation: Suresh Prabhu
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said the Indian Railways is one of the most "data rich" organisations and is working to use its data for "operational improvements and monetisation". "The Indian Railways, one of the most data-rich organisations. We are working on leveraging our data asse..
Railway Minister Prabhu Calls For Waterless Toilets
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today called for developing water less toilets to address the issue of water scarcity. He also advocated for a concerted awareness campaign to educate people about the proper way of using toilets and not leave them dirty after use. "Sanitation and water go hand i..
RS Debates, Returns Railways Appropriation Bills
The Rajya Sabha on Thursday debated and returned to the Lok Sabha the Appropriation (Railways) Bill, 2017 and the Appropriation (Railways) Number 2 Bill, 2017. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had moved the Bills in the Upper House on March 23. Replying to the debate in the Rajya Sabha, the Rail..
Jammu-Srinagar Highway Opens Partially
Jammu: Traffic was restored partially on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Tuesday after weather conditions improved across Jammu and Kashmir, a traffic department official said here. "The highway has been restored for one-way traffic. Vehicles will be allowed to move only from Srinagar to J..
Traffic Partially Open On Jammu-Srinagar Highway
Jammu: Only partial traffic for stranded vehicles was allowed on Saturday on the Jammu-Srinagar highway which has remained closed due to landslides. "After remaining closed for two days due to multiple landslides in Jammu's Ramban sector, the highway was partially restored," a traffic official sa..