Indian Railways to sack 13,000 employees
09.02.18 - TEAM PT

Over 13,000 Group C & D employees of the Indian Railways are likely to face termination of services for remaining absent from duty for a long time without authorisation.
The move came after railways minister Piyush Goyal asked the top brass to launch a massive drive ...

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu offers to quit, PM Modi asks him to wait
Twin Derailments Rock Railways
23.08.17 - TEAM PT

As Indian Railways witnessed two derailments within days, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu took 'full moral responsibily' and offered to resign form his post. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, though, has asked Prabhu to wait. 
"I met the Hon'ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking full moral responsibility. Hon’ble ...

No more blankets in AC coaches as railways faces CAG heat
29.07.17 - team pt

Indian Railways will discontinue providing blankets in their air-conditioned (AC) coaches after an inspection from the Comptroller Accounts General (CAG) criticised it on cleanliness and hygiene, according to a Business Standard report.
Instead, the Railways is set to increase the average temperature of AC coaches from ...

Railways food 'Unsuitable for human consumption', says CAG report
22.07.17 - team pt

If a recent audit report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) is anything to go by, then one should watch out for what one consumes while travelling on an Indian train.
The report on the Indian Railways’ catering services, has claimed that food items "unsuitable ...

Railways launches first solar-powered train; will help Indian Railways save crores
14.07.17 - TEAM PT

Going ahead with its green initiatives, Railways launched first Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) coaches equipped with solar-power where fan and lighting in coaches will be through solar energy.
The train will run from Sarai Rohilla in Delhi to Farukh Nagar in Haryana. A total of ...

Train confiscated over compensation dispute
26.10.16 - TEAM PT

Indian court officials confiscated a passenger train after the railway department failed to pay compensation to a farmer for acquiring his land.

The train had more than 100 passengers on board when the officials confiscated it at the Harihar station in southern Karnataka state on Monday.

The ...




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