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  • Vrat ka khana in Railway menu for this Navratri

    Mumbai: Railways will offer ‘vrat ka khana’ (food during fasting) as a part of its e-catering menu during the Navratri festival which started on Wednesday, IRCTC said. The Railways’ catering arm said that keeping in mind the ritualistic fast observed by many during the festival, it has been decided to introduce them in its menu from Oct. 10 – 18.

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    Railway employees likely to get 78-day bonus before Dussehra

    New Delhi: Ahead of the festive season, railway employees are likely to get 78-day wages as bonus this year, the same as in the last six years. The Railway Board has proposed 78-day wages as a productivity-linked bonus (PLB) for its employees for 2017-18 after detailed discussions with rail unions, and the proposal is likely to be approved by the Cabinet, a senior Railway Ministry official told IANS.

  • Indian Railways allocates Rs 300 crore to renovate existing toilets, construct new ones

    New Delhi: Indian Railways has allocated Rs 300 crore to renovate existing toilets and construction of new toilets as part of its contribution to the Swachch Bharat campaign, a ministry statement said Friday. The national transporter has constructed or improved 1,800 toilets at 1,400 stations including the construction of around 200 toilets which are disable-friendly in the current year, it said.

  • RRB ALP, technician answer key 2018: Last day to raise objections, here’s how to do it

    Today is the last day for candidates to raise objections against the RRB Group C ALP, technician (Assistant loco-pilot and Technicians) first stage computer based test answer keys. The candidates can submit the objections till 11:55 pm today. Indian Railways had allowed candidates four days time to check the provisional answer keys and submit challenges, if any.

  • Uttar Pradesh: ‘Gate Mitras’ to be deployed at 106 unmanned railway crossings

    Lucknow: Gate Mitras or gate counsellors will soon be deployed at 106 unmanned level crossings in Uttar Pradesh and efforts are on to enlist the services of 400 ex-servicemen to man them. These crossings are located on the Lucknow-Kanpur route, Lucknow-Varanasi route and Lucknow-Prayag route.

  • Piyush Goyal pushes Indian Railways to rename IRCTC, after he had difficulty in recalling it’s name

    Almost every traveller in India knows about IRCTC. This Indian Railways ticket booking company is a crucial first step for all those who prefer going online to buy tickets or check for updates. However, we think Union Minister Piyush Goyal didn’t like the name of this travelling company. The union minister recently asked Indian Railways officials to come up with a new catchy name for IRCTC because even he faces hardship in

  • Indore: Railways to preserve Patalpani-Kalakund metre gauge line

    Indore: The Railways Thursday announced that it would create infrastructure to preserve the British era Patalpani-Kalakund metre gauge rail line which is part of Western Railway’s Ratlam division, a senior railway official said.The rail route, in Madhya Pradesh, passes through several tunnels and offers spectacular views of waterfalls and lush green mountain ranges.

  • Railways beat MHA in Murugappa Gold Cup hockey

    Chennai : Indian Railways defeated Mumbai Hockey Association 2-1 in a Pool ‘A’ game in the 92nd All-India MCC – Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament here Thursday.

  • Bhopal: MoU worth Rs 8575 crore signed for Indore-Manmad railway project

    Bhopal: An Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed for Indore-Manmad, 362 km long New Railway Project between the Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust, union ministry for shipping, Union ministry for railways, MP Government and Maharashtra Government in New Delhi on Tuesday. The project worth Rs 8575 crore will reduce distance between Indore and Mumbai by 171 km.

  • RRB ALP 2018: Admit Card for August 31 exam released, read how to download

    The Admit Card for Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technician exam to be held on August 31 has been released by Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). From today onwards till September 3, candidates can download their e call letter from the Indian Railways official website, which is

  • Sunday Gyaan! How to book train tickets through IRCTC website and mobile app

    Following footsteps of digitisation, the Indian Railways has taken a leap towards future and now have become completely digital. Earlier, it was a big task when it used to come for booking railway tickets, but while keeping in mind India’s digitisation dream, the Indian Railways now offers bookings and cancellations from its website. The Indian Railways have also introduced an app for its various services like bookings.

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