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GRP to install CCTVs at major rail stations

Jalandhar: In view of the prevailing situation at the Indo-Pak border and the ongoing festive season, the Government Railway Police (GRP) has decided to install CCTV cameras at the major railway stations of Punjab. In the first phase, the cameras will be installed at Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Amritsar and Pathankot stations. According to GRP SP Lakhbindarpal

PM to brainstorm with rail staff over roadmap for railways

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will speak to around 400 railway staff in person, and around 20,000 over video conferencing to firm up a road map with innovative ideas to ensure the national transporter meets the aspirations in a fast changing scenario. In a first in railways, Modi will attend ‘Rail Vikas Shivir’ —

Agitating farmers squat on rail track, block traffic

Amritsar: Agitating farmers on Sunday blocked and squatted on rail tracks. The protests affected evening Shatabadi Express train runs between Amritsar to Delhi besides trains running between Amritsar to Pathankot. Agitating farmers led by Kissan Sangsarsh Committee were demanding enhancement in existing purchasing price of Basmati rice besides write off their existing loan forthwith and

PM highlights faster rail network expansion

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said railways is expanding the rail network in the country faster as it has commissioned 3500 km track in the last two years. “Earlier, 1500 km line was commissioned in the last 10 years while today we have succeeded in commissioning 3500 km line in two years,” Modi

SC grants compensation to rail accident victims

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday awarded compensation of Rs five lakh each to the families of the 18 people who were killed in February 2011 in a train accident at Shahajahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. An apex court bench of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit also awarded compensation to