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Running time of over 500 trains to be cut by up to 2 hrs

The Indian Railways will soon cut short the running time of over 500 long-distance trains by up to two hours, a senior railway official said on Friday. The new timings will be updated in the......

Last count: 148,707 Indians died in road accidents in 2015

Indian roads are far more unsafe than its railways. A sense of urgency is required to tackle India's embarrassing record on road safety, says Vinayak Chatterjee. IMAGE: The total number of road......

Bihar IAS officer found dead on rail tracks in Ghaziabad, suicide note recovered

A senior Indian Administrative Services officer from Bihar was found dead near the railway tracks in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, with police recovering a purported suicide note from the spot.......

Post-Partition India's most remarkable railway project

Bibek Debroy highlights the importance of the Assam Rail Link Project. IMAGE: On the Bengal and Assam railway in Bogopani in 1945. After a rapid reconnaissance in 1947, it was decided to link up......

REWIND: India in the last 24 hours

Here's a recap of moments captured in India in the past 24 hours. RAF personnel deployed at City Railway Station following pro-Kannada activists rail roko call in protest over Cauvery water issue......

When we work as one, we can truly transform India

If we have to develop this nation, says Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, it can only happen in a public-private partnership, when you and we work together as one.Illustration: Dominic......

India needs $ 4.5 trn by 2040 to develop infrastructure

About railways sector, the Survey said that it is facing stiff competition from other modes of transportation and the government is initiating various transformative measures to keep railways on......

How Railways plans to serve healthy food to passengers

Indian Railways to bring on board ready-to-eat food companies The country’s ready-to-eat (RTE) food industry is gearing up to tickle the taste buds of railway passengers. The Indian Railway......

Soon you can own flats on railway property

Indian Railways under Piyush Goyal has chalked out a new plan for station redevelopment. Railway stations in 15 cities may soon offer residential apartments. Railway stations in 15 cities could......

Why the bullet train makes sense for India

Questioning the bullet train in view of the investment needed in Indian Railways is similar to saying that India needed to invest in primary education rather than in IITs, says Shreekant Sambrani.......

Railways reward World Cup star Harmanpreet with promotion

IMAGE: Harmanpreet Kaur walks off at the end of India's innings after scoring 171 not out against Australia in the semi-finals of the ICC Women's World Cup in July. Photograph: Jason......

Services, Railways fume at being left out of boxing polls

IMAGE: India’s Devendro Singh, left, throws a jab at his opponent during the South Asian Games in Shillong. Photograph: PTI. Livid at being ignored for elections to put together a new......

Sanjay Bangar appointed head coach for India's Zimbabwe tour

IMAGE: Sanjay Bangar addresses the media. Photograph: BCCI. Former India and Railways all-rounder Sanjay Bangar was, on Thursday, named coach of the national cricket team for the upcoming tour to......
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Educate nation to save your generation, say inter-faith leaders

[India], April 18 (ANI): With the Karnataka assembly election campaign picking up, an inter-religious faith conclave was organised here last... ...

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India, Sweden to cooperate in Smart Cities, energy

[Sweden], Apr 17 (ANI): India and Sweden on Tuesday agreed to further deepen their cooperation in the Smart Cities initiative, transport and energy... ...

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India is proud of railways, says Piyush Goyal

The whole country is proud of the Indian Railways, said Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday. ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/business/report-india-is-proud-of-railways-says-piyush-goyal-2605789
Indian railways posts highest ever passenger earnings in 2017-18

Meanwhile, during the financial year, railways loaded 1,161.66 million tonne freight, up 4.7 per cent from 1,108.79 million tonne last year Shine... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/indian-railways-posts-highest-ever-passenger-earnings-in-2017-18-118041700288_1.html
Indian Railways' plan to generate Rs 390 bn from non-fare tenders derails

The cancellation of the tenders came when the Railway Board withdrew the powers of awarding contracts from railway subsidiary RITES and gave them... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/railways-plan-to-generate-rs-390-bn-from-non-fare-tenders-derail-118041601123_1.html

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