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India@75 discussed at Hero's 12th Mindmine Summit 21.4.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Apr. 21 (NewsVoir): Mindmine Summit, one of India's most influential ideas exchange platforms organised by the Mindmine Institute, an independent think tank set up by Hero Enterprise
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Now, 10 summer special trains connecting Mumbai to Varanasi; know what time they start 20.4.2018 DNA: Top News
The Central Railway will run 10 summer special trains on special charges between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai and Varanasi to clear the extra rush of passengers during summer 2018. The operations of these weekly trains will start from April 24, 2018, and continue till May 23, 2018. "Train No. 01027 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus at 06.45 hrs on every Tuesday from 24.4.2018 to 22.5.2018 (5 trips) and will arrive Varanasi at 12.00 hrs next day," said Central Railway spokesperson. The spokesperson added: "Train No. 01028 Special will leave Varanasi at 13.55 hrs on every Wednesday from 25.4.2018 to 23.5.2018 (5 trips) and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus at 16.15 hrs next day." The Summer Special Trains will stop en route at Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur and Chheoki Jn. They will have one AC- Three Tier, 10 sleeper class, five general second seating and 2 general second class cum luggage ...
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PM Lauds Senior Citizens for giving up Concessional value of passenger fare Subsidy 19.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in the interactive session Bharat Ki Baat Sabke Saath has lauded the efforts of Senior Citizens of India for giving up subsidy for travel in Indian Railways.  While interacting at the event in London, PM recounted his days spent at Railway Station & the enriching experience he gathered there from.
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Parcel Directorate inaugurated by Shri Manoj Sinha 19.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Inaugurating the newly created Parcel Directorate in the Department of Posts here, Minister of State for Communications (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Railways ShriManoj Sinha said, “This is another significant step in the journey of transformation that DoP has embarked upon.
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Marginal fall in NFR’s annual overall earnings 19.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
Marginal fall in NFR’s annual overall earnings
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A Big Boost for Chhattisgarh: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Inaugurates Railway Line in the Maoist Heartland 18.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi recently inaugurated a railway line and passenger train service in the insurgency-infested Kanker district in North Bastar, Chhattisgarh. The much-awaited railway line, which connects Dallirajhara in Balod district to Bhanupratappur in North Bastar was flagged off by the Prime Minister via video-conferencing on the birth anniversary of the architect of Constitution Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar at village Jangla in Bijapur district.
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International baseball meet in city 18.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
International baseball meet in city
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Sweden India Joint Action Plan (April 17, 2018) 17.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  At the invitation of Prime Minister Löfven, Prime Minister Modi paid an official visit to Stockholm on 16-17 April 2018. Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Löfven met on 17 April and recalled their Joint Statement issued in Mumbai in 2016, welcomed progress so far on its implementation and reconfirmed their commitment to the Joint Statement as the overall political framework for cooperation.
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More than 100 employees/officers felicitated at the 63rd Rail Week National Award function 17.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Winners of four zonal competitions and 113 employees/officers and units were awarded by the Union Minister of Railways and Coal Sh Piyush Goyal for their outstanding performance. The 63rd Rail Week National Award function was held in Bhopal on the 16th of April 2018.
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World heritage day to be celebrated at National Rail Museum, New Delhi on 18th April, 2018. 17.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Every year, 18th April is celebrated Worldwide as World Heritage Day to create awareness about Heritage among communities. This year the theme is Heritage for Generations emphasizing on inter-generational transfer of knowledge.
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"Coal India on full throttle to ward off the Strike" 17.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Central Trade Unions of Coal India Limited (CIL) the Maharatna coal mining behemoth served notice to go on a one-day strike on 16th April protesting against the commercial coal mining. In a bid to ward off the strike Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal invited the four trade unions BMS, HMS, AITUC and CITU for a meeting in Mumbai where their apprehensions were dispelled in a proper perspective.
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CBI files chargesheet against Lalu, Rabri, Tejashwi in IRCTC case 17.4.2018 Rediff: News
The case pertains to allegations that Lalu Prasad, as railway minister, handed over the maintenance of two hotels run by the IRCTC, a subsidiary of the Indian Railways, in Ranchi and Puri to Sujata Hotels, a company owned by Vinay and Vijay Kochhar, in return for a prime plot of three acres in Patna through a benami company.
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On board the Lifeline Express, world's first hospital train 16.4.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
On July 16, 1991, the world's first hospital on a train chugged out of Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus on its maiden journey.Twenty-six years later, the Lifeline Express (also called Jeevan Rekha Express) continues to take a multitude of medical services, from major surgeries to dedicated cancer treatment, to the people of India.
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As bio-toilets clog, Railways turns to vacuum toilets in 13 trains 15.4.2018 Sify Finance
With its much-touted bio-toilets proving less than reliable, Indian Railways is turning to vacuum toilets for 13 premier trains, including the Howrah Rajdhani, Goa Rajdhani, Amritsar Swarn Shatabdi and Bandra-Patna Humsafar.
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Maurya Express: In suspected Naxal attack,1 killed, 2 injured 14.4.2018 DNA: Popular News
In an accident suspected to be caused by Naxalite, a 10 metre long rail piece entered from top side of the footboard in 1st GS coach of Maurya Express in Lakhisarai, Bihar, said Eastern Railway. 1 person killed and 2 others have been injured.  According to Zee News, the incident happened on Friday morning near the Kiul station in Bihar. The injured have been taken to the local hospital. Currently police is probing the incident and needle of suspicion is on naxals. For some time train services were hampered. After the damaged body was removed, services have resumed again. The incident took place just a km away from Kiul station.  According to Railways, broken railway track piece doesn't belong to running track, which increases the chances of it being a ...
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Japan International Cooperation Agency official visits Ahmedabad Metro work sites 14.4.2018 DNA: Popular News
Chief representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Takema Sakamoto, on Friday visited several sites of the Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project. JI-CA is the funding the project. Sakamoto launched a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) at Kalupur on the same day. There is a plan to integrate the upcoming high-speed rail with western railways at Kalupur. He praised the Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar-Ahmedabad for its efforts and said that the project would put an end to traffic congestion in the area besides bolstering trade and commerce in the city along with catering to transportation needs. Speaking at the Ahme-dabad Management Association, he explained the activities of JICA and said the agenda was to progress towards “Sustainable Development”. He pointed out that inclusive development through improvement in infrastructure, policies and human resource development supported by economic development, private sector participation and business environment improvement would lead to sustainable ...
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IMC-2018 promises to be one of the biggest TMT & ICT summits in the world 13.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The India Mobile Congress (IMC) today announced the initial details of the India Mobile Congress 2018, including exhibitors, sponsors, programmes and activities planned for the annual mobile industry event.
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Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train to be fully operational by 2023 13.4.2018 Rediff: Business
The country's first bullet train will run at a maximum speed of 350 km per hour, covering the stretch in under three hours from the usual seven.
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Shri Piyush Goyal Discusses Issues with Representatives of Food & Beverages Industry Players to Improve Catering Services in Railways 12.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal today interacted with Food and Beverages Industries Players through video conferencing while fasting from Thane. The meeting was attended by key players from the Food & Beverage industry viz. Hindustan Unilever Limited, Café Coffee Day, Nestle, Travel Food Services, MoM, Bikanerwala, Taj SATS, R.K. Associates, Arenco Catering, Jubliant Food Services, Punjabi Ghasitaram Halwai (P) Ltd., CAFS, etc. The meeting was also attended by Senior officials from Ministry of Railways & IRCTC.
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One Lakh Twenty Five Thousands Bio-Toilets Installed in Trains Coaches 12.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Beginning with the introduction of 57 bio-toilets in one train i.e. Gwalior-Varanasi Bundelkhand Express in January 2011, Indian Railways has provided about 1,25,000 bio-toilets in its coaches till March 2018.
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