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Special train to ferry N-E Indians back to B'lore on Sep 1

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) will run a special train to Bangalore on September 1 to ferry people back, who had fled from many parts of south India in panic over rumoured threats. An NF......

Ferry back panic gripped people to S India: Assam govt

The Assam government has requested the Northeast Frontier Railway authorities in Guwahati to arrange for special trains to transport persons from the state and other NE states who had recently fled......

N F Railway denies bid to close down Assamese school

The Northeast Frontier Railway authority has denied reports in a section of the media that it was in the process of closing down an old Assamese medium primary school at Hijuguri in Tinsukia......

Railways, forest dept join forces to save wild elephants

Meet to devise strategy to minimise elephant deaths due to train hits. K Anurag reports The Northeast Frontier Railway and West Bengal Forest Department have chalked out a joint strategy to save......

NE: Rail services affected over security concerns

The Northeast Frontier Railway has resorted to massive cancellation/rescheduling/short-termination at least 40 trains, both long distance and locals services in response to security concerns over......

Arunachal to get first rail line this year

In an apparent response to China bettering its transport infrastructure along its western frontiers, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Tuesday announced that Arunachal Pradesh will get its......

God help the passengers of Indian Railways' high speed trains

The Railways’ worst performance on accidents raises questions on how safely it can run high-speed trains.    Even as Indian Railways is gearing up to roll out high-speed passenger......

Awaiting branded food on trains? Wait for some more time!

Rail travellers will have to wait for a few more days to get branded, ready-to-eat eals on their journeys as Railways and packaged food manufacturers are busy sorting out pricing issues. Flooded......

Darjeeling toy train ready to chug again from Dec

The heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railways will resume the toy train services from December from Siliguri. North-East Frontier Railway Divisional Railway Manager AK Sharma said that work......

Economic ties with China? Modi must move closer with caution

The current moment presents the Modi government with an opportunity to take advantage, but very carefully, of Beijing's inclination to offer economic incentives, notes Nitin Pai. Ahead of Xi......

Snubbed for Arjuna, Renubala to return CWG gold

Peeved at being ignored for the prestigious Arjuna Award, woman weightlifter Renubala Chanu has decided to return the gold medal she won at last year's Commonwealth Games to the sports minister.......

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai face Delhi in semis

Defending champions Mumbai advanced to the semi-final of the Ranji Trophy by virtue of their first innings lead after their quarterfinal match against Haryana ended in a draw at the Bansi Lal......

Ranji Trophy: Powar puts Mumbai in control

Off-spinner Romesh Powar scalped four wickets as defending champions Mumbai consolidated their position with a 355-run lead against Haryana on the third day of the Ranji Trophy quarter-final in......

  People speak for frontier railways

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Q. In Mumbai, most of the local railway stations are with East or West nomenclature. Why are there no North and South in station names?
:  A. In India there are numerous zones in Railways, such as Southern Railways, South Central Railways, Northern Railways, North Eastern Railways, North Frontier Railways, etc, etc more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-mumbai-most-of-the-local-railway-stations-are-with-east-o//answers/17594868

Avtar Khalsa
Q. How many regions or \"zones\" does Indian Railways have? ?
Avtar Khalsa:  A. Railway Zone HeadquartersCentral Railway Mumbai CSTEastern Railway KolkataNorthern Railway New DelhiNorth Eastern Railway GorakhpurNorth East...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-regions-or-quotzonesquot-does-indian-railways-have-/17594848/answers/17108768

Zane
Q. indian railways::\"Frontier Mail\" iz now known as?;-))
Zane:  A. Golden Temple Mai l from Bombay central to Amrisar via western railway main-line. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/indian-railwaysquotfrontier-mailquot-iz-now-known-as-/16876648/answers/16940486

krish
Q. What happened to the Boy Scout movement? Is it still there?
Krish:  A. The United Nations selected the Bharat Scouts and Guides as honorary "Peace Messengers" for their significant and concrete contributions...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-happened-to-the-boy-scout-movement-is-it-still-there/16940432/answers/16118461

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Q. In India LUMDING is located where and what it is famous for??
Mohanbirsingh Ghura:  A. Lumding (2004 pop. 26,700) is a town located in the Indian state of Assam . It is the regional divisional headquarters of the North East Frontier...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-india-lumding-is-located-where-and-what-it-is-famous-for/16118084/answers/15269147

  Web results for Frontier Railways
A Christmas present for Darjeeling tourists

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Tourists wave from the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. File photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty TOPICS Toy train... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/a-christmas-present-for-darjeeling-tourists/article6716693.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
South Asia Intelligence Review, Volume 13, No. 25

Data and assessments from SAIR can be freely published in any form with credit to the South Asia Intelligence Review of the Print Ajai Sahni... ...

http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/sair/Archives/sair13/13_25.htm
For Tripura residents, its via Bangladesh to the rest of India

Agartala, Dec 22 Hurdles in travelling to other parts of the country by road, rail and air are increasingly prompting the people of Tripura to go... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a515331.html
Diesel locomotive sheds at Mariani, Lumding

PRANJAL BHUYAN GUWAHATI, Dec 21 With an aim to further upgrade the maintenance of diesel locomotives in the North Eastern region and to ease the... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=dec2214/state055
AIUDF MP met Union minister for railways Suresh Prabhu over the issue

Silchar: Karimganj (Assam) MP Radheshyam Biswas has sought revival of the age-old rail connection between Mahisashan in Karimganj district of Assam... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Assam-Kolkata-rail-link-via-Bdesh-must-be-revived-MP/articleshow/45578898.cms

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