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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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Tomar takes additional charge of Food Processing ministry

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday assumed additional...

Radical reforms will revive banking, financial sectors: Bankers

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Radical reforms, and not restructuring, holds the key to reform of the banking and financial sector as current policies...

No guarantee any Covid vaccine in development will work: WHO Chief

Geneva, Sep 23 (IANS) World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that the top health organisation has no guarantee whether any...

We must build people’s trust in technology: Satya Nadella

Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) At a time when Big Tech is facing its biggest challenge in maintaining privacy of its users and fighting various...

Work from home culture to continue even after pandemic ends: Bill Gates

Mumbai, Sep 23 (PTI) The work from home culture has worked well and many companies will continue with the system even after the coronavirus...

Tomar takes additional charge of Food Processing ministry

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday assumed additional charge as the Minister of...

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CAG finds issues in MEIS module, use of wrong forex rates

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has found deficiencies in the module of Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) in calculating values and "late cut".The Performance Audit Report of the Merchandise Exports from India...

FB, YouTube, Twitter ink pact with advertisers on hate speech

San Francisco, Sep 24 (IANS) After months of intensive talks with major advertisers, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have agreed to adopt a common set of definitions for hate speech and other harmful content, the Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) said...

Ayushmann Khurrana among 5 Indians in Time list of Influential People

Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian actor Ayushmann Khurrana is in the Time magazine list of 100 Most Influential People this year.The National Award-winning Bollywood star is among five Indians who have made the prestigious list in 2020, along with Prime Minister...

Govt sweetens discom privatisation plan to attract investment

By Subhash Narayan, Sep 24 (IANS) The government has sweetened the deal to privatise state-owned power distributions operations in Union Territories as 100 per cent equity holding will be sold only in financially viable utilities while it will retain 26 per...

Work from home culture to continue even after pandemic ends: Bill Gates

Mumbai, Sep 23 (PTI) The work from home culture has worked well and many companies will continue with the system even after the coronavirus pandemic ends, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said on Wednesday.Various parts of the world have been under strict...

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ARP in AC trains increased to 30 days, RAC tickets allowed

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Indin Railways on Friday decided to increase advance booking by passengers to 30 days from earlier seven days...

Special trains launched by Northern Railway this festival season

New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Anticipating the extra rush of passengers during the festive season of Diwali and Chhath in the northbound trains, the...

Trains to be more silent and eco-friendly with HOG system

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Travelling in trains will become more silent and eco-friendly, as the Indian Railways is going to replace the two generator...

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...

humanoid robot ‘Sona 1.5’ will be used by Modern railway coach factory

Rae Bareli, Nov 19 : The modern railway coach factory is establishing new dimensions in the field of modernity. A humanoid robot 'Sona 1.5'...

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CAG finds issues in MEIS module, use of wrong forex rates

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has found deficiencies in the module of Merchandise Exports from India...

Govt sweetens discom privatisation plan to attract investment

By Subhash Narayan, Sep 24 (IANS) The government has sweetened the deal to privatise state-owned power distributions operations in Union Territories as 100 per...

Feeling of burnout increases among global workforce: Microsoft

San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) If youve been feeling overwhelmed at work lately, you are not alone as a new Microsoft study has shown...

GST: Two-year extension of compensation cess to get approval

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The GST Council is likely to approve a two-year extension of compensation cess levy on goods and services to...

Radical reforms will revive banking, financial sectors: Bankers

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Radical reforms, and not restructuring, holds the key to reform of the banking and financial sector as current policies...

SEBI may issue norms for minimum holding in liquid assets for MFs

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) may soon come up with guidelines to mandate minimum asset allocation...

Technology

FB, YouTube, Twitter ink pact with advertisers on hate speech

San Francisco, Sep 24 (IANS) After months of intensive talks with major advertisers, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have agreed to adopt a common set...

We must build people’s trust in technology: Satya Nadella

Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) At a time when Big Tech is facing its biggest challenge in maintaining privacy of its users and fighting various...

Microsoft takes on AWS, unveils Azure Orbital to enter space biz

Seattle, Sep 23 (IANS) In a bid to take on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the field of space Cloud business, Microsoft on Tuesday...

Google to nurture 20 Indian startups for Startups Accelerator programme

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Google on Tuesday announced the fourth batch of its Google for Startups (GFS) Accelerator programme with 20 startups who...

Travel bug hits people, digital skills to boost recovery: Google

San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) After living months in isolation during the pandemic, the travel bug has hit millions of people and according to...

ASUS enters commercial PC market in India with 11 products

Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) ASUS India, the Indian arm of Taiwanese IT major, on Monday forayed into the commercial PC market in India with...

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Labour reforms will ensure well-being of workers, give economic boost: PM

New Delhi, Sep 23 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the passage of key labour reform bills by Parliament, saying it will...

PM Modi asks states to focus on micro-containment zones

New Delhi, Sep 23 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked states to reassess if lockdowns of one or two days are effective...

Tomar takes additional charge of Food Processing ministry

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday assumed additional charge as the Minister of...

India successfully flight-tests Make In India target drone Abhyas

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS): India on Tuesday successfully flight tested Abhyas, a high-speed target drone for practice of weapon systems with realistic threat...

India, China agree to implement political leaders’ consensus over border dispute

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) India and China agreed to implement the consensus reached by theirs leaders over the border issue during the 14-hour-long...

NEP will help create jobs, entrepreneurs: Pokhriyal

Guwahati, Sep 22 (PTI) Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Tuesday said the NEP will facilitate creating of jobs and entrepreneurs and help the country''s...