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Railways hits back at Cong, says claims of hiked fares ‘misleading’

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Hours after the Congress accused the Central government of hiking railway fares during the festive season, the Indian Railways...

Amazon India partners with IRCTC for train ticket bookings

Bengaluru, Oct 7 (IANS) Amazon India said on Wednesday that it has partnered with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), to provide their...

IRCTC to restart operations of 2 Tejas Express trains from Oct 17

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS): In a major relief to the passengers planning to travel in the Tejas Express trains, the Indian Railway Catering And...

Rlys to introduce 200 more trains during festive season: Rly Board Chairman

New Delhi, Oct 2 (PTI) The Railways is planning to introduce 200 special trains between October 15 and November 30 to cater to passengers...

AI-based cameras detect rail travellers with fever, without masks

By Anand Singh (IANS) Technology has come to the rescue of the Indian Railways — operating 310 passenger, Mail and Express trains as of...

814 hectares of rail land under encroachment across country: Railway Minister

New Delhi, Sep 16 (PTI) The Railway Ministry on Wednesday informed Parliament that 814 hectares of the national transporter''s land is under encroachment across...

Railway will soon link all NE state capitals and even Bangladesh: Goyal

Agartala/New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Indian Railways are working on connecting capitals of all eight northeastern states and also executing a project to link...

Railway’s freight revenue may recover from COVID effect in 5 months

New Delhi, Sep 9 (PTI) The Railways'' freight revenue is expected to recover within the next four to five months, but passenger revenue may...

Railways needs partners for world-class service: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the Railways will provide safe, swift, punctual and cost-effective solutions to the...

Railways to operate 80 more trains from Sept 12: CEO

New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Besides the 230 trains operating as of now, the Indian Railways has decided to operate 80 more trains from...

Railways completes solar power installations at 960 stations

New Delhi (IANS) In a bid to achieve the objective of 100 per cent self-sustainability for all power needs, the Indian Railways has completed...

New Delhi, Mumbai railway stations all to get new look

New Delhi, Aug 30 (ANI): The Indian Railways is set to make New Delhi Railway Station an iconic place with state-of-the-art amenities and facilities...

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Maintain existing explorers’ license in new law: Mining industry

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The mining industry has once again sought the government's intervention to prevent denial of...

Economic growth in FY21 may be negative: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman on Tuesday said that India's economic growth in the current financial year may be in the negative zone or near zero amid the...

YouTube in India hits 325 million monthly unique viewers

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube on Wednesday said the platform is now being watched by over 325 million unique viewers (over 18...

Microsoft Teams platform reaches 115mn daily active users: Nadella

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Microsoft Teams platform has reached 115 million daily active users and the company is seeing increased usage intensity as...

Maintain existing explorers’ license in new law: Mining industry

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The mining industry has once again sought the government's intervention to prevent denial of mining rights to existing explorers...

Long-steel makers face up to 100 bps hit on profitability

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS): Secondary long-steel producers may sustain their credit profiles this fiscal despite facing up to 100 basis points decline in profitability...

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Bihar polls: PM Modi invokes Ram Mandir in the land of Sita

Darbhanga, Oct 28 (IANS) As the first phase of voting was underway in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday raised the Ram Mandir issue in his rally in Darbhanga. He also reminded the people of the 'Jungle Raj' during the...

YouTube in India hits 325 million monthly unique viewers

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube on Wednesday said the platform is now being watched by over 325 million unique viewers (over 18 and above) month on month in India and it is the top platform for accessing videos in...

Micromax partners with MediaTek for upcoming ‘in’ smartphones

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Domestic electronics company Micromax on Wednesday said it has partnered with Taiwan-based fabless semiconductor company MediaTek to start design and development of smartphones in India under the “in mobiles” brand.Micromax earlier said that it would unveil its...

Study shows evidence of waning immunity to Covid-19

London, Oct 28 (IANS): Researchers in the UK have found that antibodies against Covid-19 declined rapidly in the hundreds of thousands of people across England.According to CNN, the research team from Imperial College London, who sent out home finger-prick tests to more...

Microsoft Teams platform reaches 115mn daily active users: Nadella

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Microsoft Teams platform has reached 115 million daily active users and the company is seeing increased usage intensity as people communicate, collaborate and co-author contents across work, life, and learning, CEO Satya Nadella has said.According to...

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Rlys to introduce 200 more trains during festive season: Rly Board Chairman

New Delhi, Oct 2 (PTI) The Railways is planning to introduce 200 special trains between October 15 and November 30 to cater to passengers...

Railway to increase train speed to 130km/hr on two routes

Indian Railways are planning to increase train speeds to 130 kilometers per hour on two tracks, from Delhi to Mumbai and from Delhi to...

Railways on track to go green by 2030 with many initiatives

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In a bid to make itself carbon-free by 2030, the Indian Railways has initiated a number of major initiatives...

Railway’s disaster management set to improve significantly with SPARMVs

New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The railways disaster response mechanism in India is set to improve significantly with Indian Railways gradually replacing the existing...

Vande Bharat train will debut this Navaratri season

New Delhi (India), Sept 18 (ANI): Union Minister of Railways, Piyush Goyal on Wednesday informed that the trial run for Vande Bharat Express between...

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Economic growth in FY21 may be negative: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman on Tuesday said that India's economic growth in the current financial year may be in the negative zone or near zero amid the...

Maintain existing explorers’ license in new law: Mining industry

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The mining industry has once again sought the government's intervention to prevent denial of mining rights to existing explorers...

Long-steel makers face up to 100 bps hit on profitability

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS): Secondary long-steel producers may sustain their credit profiles this fiscal despite facing up to 100 basis points decline in profitability...

Futures Retail anticipates liquidation if deal with RIL fails

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS): As a Singapore arbitration court has temporarily halted the acquisition process of Future Group's retail business by Reliance Retail, there...

Amazon flexes muscles but Reliance holds deep war chest

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The face-off between Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Jeff Bezos-run behemoth Amazon over the retail assets of...

Consumers may get relief on petrol, diesel prices ahead of Diwali

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Consumers can cheer as oil marketing companies (OMC) may actually bring down the retail prices of petrol and diesel...

Technology

YouTube in India hits 325 million monthly unique viewers

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube on Wednesday said the platform is now being watched by over 325 million unique viewers (over 18...

Micromax partners with MediaTek for upcoming ‘in’ smartphones

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Domestic electronics company Micromax on Wednesday said it has partnered with Taiwan-based fabless semiconductor company MediaTek to start design and...

Microsoft Teams platform reaches 115mn daily active users: Nadella

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Microsoft Teams platform has reached 115 million daily active users and the company is seeing increased usage intensity as...

Samsung working on foldable smartphones with pop-up camera

Seoul, Oct 27 (IANS) Samsung is reportedly working on a foldable smartphone with a pop-up camera that would be the company’s first phone with this camera...

FB India’s controversial public policy head Ankhi Das quits

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS): Facebook India's controversial public policy head Ankhi Das is leaving the company with immediate effect "to pursue her interest in...

IIT-G develops low-cost technology to produce psychoactive drugs

Guwahati, Oct 27 (IANS): Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) on Tuesday said its researchers have developed a low-cost membrane technology to produce psychoactive drugs...

National News

Bihar polls: PM Modi invokes Ram Mandir in the land of Sita

Darbhanga, Oct 28 (IANS) As the first phase of voting was underway in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday raised the Ram Mandir...

Bihar Phase I: Voting underway for 71 seats

Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Polling was underway on Wednesday for the first phase of Assembly polls in Bihar amid tight security while following Covid-19...

India, US jointly challenge China on South China Sea

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India and the US on Tuesday reiterated their commitment to maintain a free and open Indo-Pacific region, in a...

‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ about creating globally competitive enterprises: PM

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called upon exporters to create "globally competitive" enterprises in India in the spirit...

States urged to adopt national approach: Niti Aayog on ‘free vaccine’

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) State governments have been asked to take a national approach in engaging the drug companies and deciding the criteria...

Delhi nearing third peak, situation worrisome in WB, Kerala: NITI Aayog

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) While the spread of Covid-19 in the country seems to be stabilising for now, two states and an Union...