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Railways want to break even, commuters' economics be damned

If the Indian Railways thinks it can get away with this sassy attitude, it is because it is, in a sense, a monopolist in the business of transporting people. The distances one has to cover, say......

Why strategic projects along border are in limbo

India has planned 14 strategic railway lines in areas bordering China, Pakistan and Nepal, but most of these projects are stuck for want of funds. Anusha Soni reports ......

Our railway ministers pass the buck on safety and how!

For Indian Railways safety is not necessarily a systemic issue but something it attends to only on a case-by-case basis. If accidents were not to happen, the thought of safety would not arise, says......

'Social networking sites must have servers in India'

Seeking the Centre's immediate attention for controlling social networking sites, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said these companies should be asked to set up their servers in India......

Mamata keeps Buddha away from Prez function

In a snub to Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, Mamata Banerjee-led Railways kept the Communist Party of India-Marxist veteran away from the ceremony attended by President Pratibha Patil to......

India's overcrowded trains and stations: Will this change?

The Railway Budget unveiled big proposals to make train journeys a pleasant experience for millions of people. Besides announcing private domestic and FDI in infrastructure projects and pursuing......

Are you happy with Railway Budget 2014-15?

In a bid to make the Indian Railways passenger friendly, the government has proposed a number of amenities in the Railway Budget 2014-15.  Sparing passengers from a further hike in fares,......

25 interesting facts about the Indian Railways

The lifeline of the nation, the Indian Railways started its service 161 years ago on 16 April 1853.  The Railways were first introduced in India in 1853 from Bombay to Thane. After......

Assocham tables mega plan for Railways' revamp

Industry body Assocham on Thursday proposed an infusion of $2.5 trillion to $3 trillion into the Indian Railways for capacity enhancement with high-speed freight and passenger service corridors to......

How Modi can build a world-class railway network in India

Indian Railways should aim for a quantum growth in traffic. This will require investments in new infrastructure, including 125 capacity expansion works on the shelf, costing about Rs 35,000 crore,......

Special trains for Pak fans

Indian railways will run special trains for thousands of Pakistani cricket fans expected to arrive in India for a long-anticipated series between the two teams starting next week, officials said on......

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Q. Do you think there should b a separate budget for Mumbai's suburban train network?
Farhaan:  A.  more

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vilas manohar deshpande
Q. Statistics of International Union of Railways reveal that the network productivity of Chinese Railways is more than double of Indian Railways. This is reflected by the transportation output data that indicates the efficiency of the line capacity utilisation of the railways. It tells the number of kilometres travelled by either a passenger or one tonne of freight per kilometre on existing infrastructural route length. This efficiency could be judged on the basis of the amount of traffic and the distance of travel. Besides, employee productivity of Chinese Railways is around 50 per
Vilas Manohar Deshpande:  A. It makes no sense.When it comes under Indian Railway, the expenses and revenue is part of Indian Railway's book. So itz budget should be part of Indian Raliways only. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/statistics-of-international-union-of-railways-reveal-that-th/21657551/answers/25121800

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Q. What Indian Railways must learn from China
The Abuser:  A. thanks for the Grand Statement mr vmd more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-indian-railways-must-learn-from-china/21657058/answers/21657632

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Rebels hand over flight MH17 black boxes to experts, declare truce at crash site

Zee Media Bureau/ and Tarun Khanna Aleksander Borodai, the separatist leader, in the early hours of Tuesday handed over black boxes from downed... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/rebels-hand-over-flight-mh17-black-boxes-to-experts-declare-truce-at-crash-site_948946.html
Expect innovations completely Indian

If you are on board an Indian Railways coach and get bed linen never used by anyone, your chances of getting a good night's sleep increase... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/railways-cleanliness-drive-expect-innovations-completely-indian-114072200118_1.html
Train carrying remains of victims of crashed MH17 leaves Torez station

Zee Media Bureau/ and Tarun Khanna The train carrying the remains of victims of the MH17 has left Torez station. However, its destination is still... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/train-carrying-remains-of-victims-of-crashed-mh17-leaves-torez-station_948946.html
Russia should take onus to resolve plane crash crisis, says Barack Obama

Zee Media Bureau/ and Tarun Khanna According to a BBC report, US President Barack Obama said that the onus is on Russia to resolve the crisis... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/mh17-live-russia-should-take-onus-to-resolve-plane-crash-crisis-says-barack-obama_948946.html
Malaysia Airlines to give USD 5000 solatium to victims` kin

Zee Media Bureau/ and Tarun Khanna Malaysia Airlines today assured to provide USD 5,000 as compensation to the families of 283 passengers aboard... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/mh17-live-malaysia-airlines-to-give-usd-5000-solatium-to-victims-kin_948946.html

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