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PM Modi leaves for WEF summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for Davos, Switzerland to attend the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The Prime Minister was accompanied by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu among others. He is scheduled to deliver a keynote address on the opening day of the meeting on Tuesday.The Prime Minister will also hold bilateral

Railway nod for Rs 12,000-cr upgrade of mishap-prevention system

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Indian Railways has cleared a Rs 12,000-crore proposal to equip electric locomotives with the latest European train protection system. At its meeting on December 15, the Railway Board cleared the proposal to equip 6,000 electric locos with European Train Control System (ETCS) Level-II to help drivers – or pilots

India support Apple

India to support Apple in setting up manufacturing unit : Suresh Prabhu

India support Apple: Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said the Centre will support IPhone maker Apple to set up manufacturing unit in the country and is awaiting a formal proposal from them. “Let us get a good proposal from them…We will be very happy to receive Apple, one of the top brands in the world.

Glad to have Jaitley as my Cabinet Minister

Glad to have Jaitley as my Cabinet Minister: Shiv Pratap Shukla

Shiv Pratap Shukla: Glad to have Jaitley as my Cabinet Minister. Shiv Pratap Shukla, who has been promoted as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, has expressed his happiness over getting Arun Jaitley as his Cabinet Minister.Speaking to ANI here, he said, “Every work is challenging and this responsibility of finance is

Suresh Prabhu tweets indicating exit, wishes Rail family

Prabhu tweets indicating exit, wishes Rail family

Suresh Prabhu today indicated he was stepping down as the Railway minister with a Tweet that underlined memories amid a buzz about his imminent removal from the office after a spate of train accidents.The Tweet came minutes after the oath-taking ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan where nine new members were inducted into the council of

Railways to rename trains after famous literary works

New Delhi, Sep 2 Adding an erudite touch to train journeys, the railways ministry is looking at a proposal to rename trains after famous literary works, referencing not just their authors but the region they come from. So, passengers travelling to West Bengal could soon board a train named after a novel by Mahashweta Devi and

Suresh Prabhu welcomes Lohani as Railway Board Chairman

Suresh Prabhu welcomes Lohani as Railway Board Chairman

The Railway Ministry had yesterday appointed Ashwani Lohani as the Chairman of Railway Board after AK Mittal had tendered his resignation following two derailments within a span of five days.Suresh Prabhu had yesterday posted a tweet after his meeting with the prime minister “Welcoming @AshwaniLohani and Thanks to PM for agreeing with a suggestion to

Investigation will be done if safety was hampered: Indian Railways

Investigation will be done if safety was hampered: Indian Railways

Investigation will done Indian Railways: General Manager of Northern Railways, Rajiv Kumar on Sunday said that a probe is underway in the Utkal Express derailment, adding if there was a minor work on the tracks when the accident took place which affected the safety of the public, then a required investigation will take place. “Minor work

Railways Minister to award para-athlete forced to sleep on train’s floor

Para Athlete forced sleep. Railways minister Suresh Prabhu will award the para-athlete Suvarna Raj who made headlines in June  was forced to sleep on a floor of a long-distance train. Suvarna Raj, 34, hailing from Nagpur and settled in New Delhi after marriage, She  is an internationally renowned table-tennis player though she was afflicted by

Patiala MP fails to get time for meeting from Chief Minister

Patiala: A total of 1. 5 crore of people belonging to 10 districts falling in the Malwa region fails to enjoy the benefits of boosting of trade, commerce, and tourism in their respective areas because of the step motherly treatment met to their demands by the state government time to time for not providing land

Cyber security a priority area for railways: Suresh Prabhu

Cyber security a priority area for railways: Suresh Prabhu

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Ensuring cyber security in day to day operations is one of the priorities for railways which is moving in a big way towards technology driven operations, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said today. Speaking at a conference attendended by senior

Suresh Prabhu to inaugurate Science Express Exhibition Train today

Suresh Prabhu to inaugurate Science Express Exhibition Train today

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the Science Express Climate Action Special — Exhibition Train through video conferencing from New Delhi tomorrow. The exhibition train will be at Roha railway station tomorrow for a day, said a senior

Railway to launch mobile App for bookingmobile App

Railway to launch mobile App for booking flight tickets

Railway to launch a mobile Application for booking flight tickets soon. The integrated mobile app will cater to various needs of passengers like booking porter, retiring room, ordering food besides train tickets. It is being developed by the CRIS, the Railways’ software arm, at an estimated cost of Rs 7 crore, according to a senior Railway Ministry

Not denied visa to India Foundation researchers: Chinese Embassy

Not denied visa to India Foundation researchers: Chinese Embassy

The Chinese Embassy on Saturday said that it has not denied visa to two researchers of a seven-member India Foundation delegation for visiting the Fudan University in Shanghai. Spokesperson of Chinese Embassy in India Counsellor Xie Liyan denied the report and said that all seven members of India Foundation delegation to visit China got their

Breastfeeding rooms set up at railway stations

The breast feeding rooms have been set up at 100 railway stations across the India. Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare, Maneka Gandhi’s office was flooded with letters from angry women passengers. The letters mention there are no breastfeeding facilities available at the railway station when their baby is hungry and he/she has to

Designer fluorescent jackets, T-shirts for rail staff-

Designer fluorescent jackets, T-shirts for rail staff

Customer-facing staff of railways will be sporting designer uniforms complete with fluorescent jackets and black and yellow T-shirts from this festive season in October. About five lakh railway employees comprising on-board staff, TTEs, station masters, guards, drivers and catering personnel will be in new uniforms designed by fashion designer Ritu Beri for the railways. With

GST effect First class air conditioned train fares rise

GST effect: First class, air-conditioned train fares rise up

GST effect First class air conditioned train fares rise up. Passengers travelling in first class and air conditioned trains will have to shell out more for their journey after the roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1.According to the Ministry of Railways, service tax levied on tickets would go up to five

Tejas Superfast train set Delhi-Chandigarh Delhi-Lucknow Route

Tejas Superfast train is all set for Delhi-Chandigarh and Delhi-Lucknow Route

Indian Railways will roll out the new swanky Tejas Express for the Delhi-Chandigarh and Delhi-Lucknow routes as well. Two rakes of the Tejas Express are currently being manufactured in rail coach factories and are expected to be ready by September and November.However, Railways is yet to decide which rake would be used on which route.

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Para-athlete denied lower berth in train, forced to sleep on floor

Suvarna Raj, an international para-athlete and social worker, was forced to sleep on the floor after she was allegedly denied lower berth on the Nagpur-Delhi Garib Rath train. The para-athlete was initially allotted an upper berth in a coach reserved for the differently-abled.  But when Suvarna approached the railway authorities, requesting them to allot her a lower

Suresh Prabhu Flagged Off High Speed Tejas Train

The high speed, air-conditioned Tejas Express flagged off on Monday from Mumbai to Goa by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu through Video Conferencing.Having ultra-modern amenities like LED TV, wi-fi and CCTV, Tejas Express is a state of the art train capable of running at 200 kms per hour. However, due to constraints related to rail tracks,