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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...

Centre plans further stake sale in IRCTC via offer for sale

The Central government is planning to sell part of its shares in the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corp (IRCTC) through an offer for...

First Kisan Parcel Train by Indian Railways to launch on Friday

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian Railways will flag off India’s first Kisan Special Parcel Train from Maharashtra’s Devlali to Bihar’s Danapur on...

44 Vande Bharat trains will be ready by 2027, not by 2022

By Anand SinghNew Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Even as the Indian Railways has claimed to complete the production of 44 Vande Bharat Express train...

Piyush Goyal launches SBI-IRCTC credit card for rail users

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Emphasising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Atmanirbhar India mission, Railway and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the SBI-IRCTC...

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Companies re-aligning business models to adapt Aatmanirbhar Bharat

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) With the pitch for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat along with the compulsions of a pandemic-stricken...

PM Modi encouraged people to take up storytelling

New Delhi (ANI): After discussing and reaffirming the importance of storytelling in his radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday...

Bigger screens to drive global tablet sales to 161mn units in 2020

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The consumers are switching to larger displays and as a result, global tablet sales are expected to increase 1...

‘Best before date’ made compulsory for sweets from Oct 1

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) While buying sweets, you must now check the 'Best before date' as it has been made compulsory for the...

To make India a toy hub, govt to impose non-tariff barriers on toy imports

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In line with its ambitious plan to make India a toy hub and self-reliant in the segment, the Union...

Ayushmann extremely happy as ‘Bala’ is part of Indo-German Film Week

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is extremely happy as his film "Bala" is a part of the ongoing Indo-German Film Week."Absolutely thrilled...

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Bigger screens to drive global tablet sales to 161mn units in 2020

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The consumers are switching to larger displays and as a result, global tablet sales are expected to increase 1 per cent (year-on-year) to 160.8 million units in 2020, according to a new report.As a result of...

To make India a toy hub, govt to impose non-tariff barriers on toy imports

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In line with its ambitious plan to make India a toy hub and self-reliant in the segment, the Union government is likely to go a step forward and impose further non-tariff barriers on toy imports.Official sources...

Companies re-aligning business models to adapt Aatmanirbhar Bharat

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) With the pitch for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat along with the compulsions of a pandemic-stricken economy becoming a reality, many companies are adapting and re-aligning business models.Organisations across sectors like manufacturing, healthcare, technology and others are working...

‘Best before date’ made compulsory for sweets from Oct 1

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) While buying sweets, you must now check the 'Best before date' as it has been made compulsory for the sweetmakers to mention it on the product. The new norm will be in force from October 1.It...

PM Modi encouraged people to take up storytelling

New Delhi (ANI): After discussing and reaffirming the importance of storytelling in his radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday encouraged people to take up storytelling on Twitter.Retweeting several tweets, he responded to queries and gave advice...

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CCTV in all stations and coaches by March 2022: Chairman

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The Indian Railways has floated tenders for installing CCTV cameras at all the stations and in all the coaches...

Jaipur, Jodhpur, Durgapura are cleanest railway stations in country

New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Three railway stations in Rajasthan -- Jaipur, Jodhpur and Durgapura - have topped the list of the Railways' cleanliness survey...

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...

Chennai railway station is now named after famous MGR

The Tamil Nadu government has renamed the iconic Chennai Central Railway Station as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central Railway Station.The name change became effective...

First Kisan Parcel Train by Indian Railways to launch on Friday

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian Railways will flag off India’s first Kisan Special Parcel Train from Maharashtra’s Devlali to Bihar’s Danapur on...

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To make India a toy hub, govt to impose non-tariff barriers on toy imports

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In line with its ambitious plan to make India a toy hub and self-reliant in the segment, the Union...

Companies re-aligning business models to adapt Aatmanirbhar Bharat

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) With the pitch for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat along with the compulsions of a pandemic-stricken economy becoming a reality, many...

RBI to retain lending rates, accommodative stance, say experts

By Rohit Vaid (IANS) Persistently high inflation fanned in part due to supply side disruptions along with seasonal factors will deter the Reserve Bank...

Online grocery to become $18bn industry in India by 2024: Report

Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) As companies from Reliance to Amazon put their top dollar in serving daily grocery at your doorstep, a new report...

Jio partners with AeroMobile for in-flight mobile connectivity

Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Reliance Jio has partnered with Panasonic Avionics Corporation's subsidiary, AeroMobile, to launch India's first in-flight services for 'JioPostpaid Plus' users.In...

S&P affirms India’s sovereign ratings to ‘BBB-‘ with stable long-term outlook

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Global ratings agency S&P affirmed India's unsolicited foreign and local currency sovereign ratings with a stable long-term outlook.Consequently, the...

Technology

Bigger screens to drive global tablet sales to 161mn units in 2020

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The consumers are switching to larger displays and as a result, global tablet sales are expected to increase 1...

Consumers enjoy online shopping via AR/VR, 3D content: Report

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) As millions of people stay home in the pandemic, immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality and 3D...

Samsung launches new charging devices for mobile gadgets

Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) Samsung Electronics has launched two new charging accessories for mobile devices in South Korea.Samsung's new Wireless Charger Trio can charge...

Google Pay doesn’t share customer transaction data with 3rd party: Google

New Delhi, Sep 25 (PTI) Google on Friday said Google Pay does not share customer transaction data with any third party outside the payments...

To reduce fake content, Twitter to launch ‘read before you retweet’ prompt

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) To help promote informed discussion and reduce spread of fake, harmful content, Twitter will very soon launch a new prompt...

New Amazon Echo Show 10 moves screen directly to face you

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Amazon on Thursday introduced Echo Show 10 that will make video calling more enjoyable as the screen moves as you...

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‘Best before date’ made compulsory for sweets from Oct 1

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) While buying sweets, you must now check the 'Best before date' as it has been made compulsory for the...

PM Modi encouraged people to take up storytelling

New Delhi (ANI): After discussing and reaffirming the importance of storytelling in his radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday...

Herd immunity still far off, don’t get complacent: Health Min

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday cautioned that the ICMR's Sero survey report should not create a sense...

Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passes away

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passed away early Sunday, said an official statement from the R&R Hospital here. He...

Self-sufficient in defence linked to ‘self-respect’, ‘sovereignty’ of country: Rajnath

New Delhi, Sep 27 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said a country that depends on imports for its military equipment can never...

BJP’s oldest ally Akali Dal quits NDA over ‘black laws’

Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) The highest decision making body of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) core committee at its emergency meeting held here on...