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Last updated: Jun 25 2017 17:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Xi's first visit as Chinese President to Hong Kong 25.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong next week to mark the 20th anniversary of its handover from Britain to China.
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Germany lobbies for Indian railway projects 23.6.2017 Sify Finance
BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin is lobbying for German firms to win business revamping India's creaking railway network, one of several countries attracted by the scale of India's transport needs and
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May drops key manifesto pledges from Queen's 'Brexit' speech 21.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday dropped key Tory manifesto pledges, including expanding grammar schools and revisiting the fox-hunting ban, as the Queen announced a pared-down legislative programme focused on delivering Brexit.
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Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains set for revamp under 'Operation Swarn' 21.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
They are the premium trains in India. Rajdhani and Shatabdi Express were started to move people who could afford to pay more for a somewhat luxurious travel.
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High speed train corridor to ensure non-stop Net connectivity 18.6.2017 deccanherald.com
Rail passengers can soon enjoy uninterrupted Internet connectivity with the Railways all set to equip main trunk routes with high speed mobile communication system. This will also help in real-time monitoring of assets besides ensuring direct communication between gangmen and loco pilots and station masters on condition of tracks. Considered as one of the areas essential for transforming rail operation, the state-run transporter will be setting up the high speed mobile communication corridor at an estimated cost of Rs 5,000 crore through PPP model. Currently, the Railways has been using wireless systems for operational applications. It has deployed GSM-R networks on select routes for operational voice communications between train drivers and train controllers. "Now we are planning to migrate to LTE-R (Long Term Evolution-Railways) technology from GSM-R (Global System for Mobile Communication-Railways), for creating high speed train communication corridor," said a senior official of the signal and telecom ...
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High speed train corridor to ensure non-stop net connectivity 18.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Rail passengers can soon enjoy uninterrupted Internet connectivity with the Railways all set to equip main trunk routes with high speed mobile communication system.
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Japan pushes for B'luru-Chennai high-speed rail 17.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Japan has reiterated its keenness to take up the high-speed train project between Bengaluru and Chennai.

Japan's Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu, who met Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday, stated that Japan was keen to expand the high-speed rail network in India.

Hiramatsu was in Bengaluru to participate in the launch of the Green Line of Namma Metro. The ambassador discussed the progress and implementation of several projects in Bengaluru taken up utilising funds from financial institutions in Japan.

Japan uses the Shinkansen bullet train technology which is proposed to be utilised for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed train.
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Prabhu: A.P. will be part of high-speed rail corridor 15.6.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
There is a huge backlog to be cleared for the State, he says
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Indian Railways considering Metro-like self-propelled trains for high-speed corridors 12.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Indian Railways is exploring the idea of using self-propelled trains like those used in Metro systems to realise its high-speed corridor dream.
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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train to have separate toilets for men and women 11.6.2017 News
New toilet system to feature in the Japanese trains; urinals, child-care facilities among a few
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New toilet system with urinals, separate washrooms for men, women in offing 11.6.2017 deccanherald.com
Rail passengers can look forward to an entirely new kind of toilet system -- urinals, western style toilets with hot water and washing closet seat facility and separate washrooms for men and women equipped with triple mirrors for make-up. The E5 Shinkansen series bullet trains to be pressed into service on the upcoming Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed corridor will also have baby changing rooms comprising baby toilet seats, tables for diaper disposal and a low sink for children for washing hands. Railways is gearing up to acquire 25 E5 Shinkasen series bullet trains from Japan at an estimated cost of Rs 5,000 crore for the Modi governments first bullet train project. The 731-seater E5 series Shinkansen bullet train, a new generation Japanese high speed train, will also have multi- purpose room to be used for breast feeding and also for sick passengers. Besides, there will be two extra-spacious toilets for wheelchair-bound passengers in the 10-coach high speed train. Facilities of separate rest rooms and ...
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Alstom India MD conferred with French honour insignia 8.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Alstom Transport India Limited Managing Director Bharat Salhotra was conferred the insignia of Chevalier de l'Ordre national du Merite (Knight in the National Order of Merit) by French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler here on Thursday.
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China can help India upgrade rail network, says Chinese daily 5.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
India said it needs to put major investment into railways in coming 30 yrs to catch up with China
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China can help India upgrade rail network: Chinese daily 5.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India can accelerate its rail upgrading process and shorten the investment time if it cooperates with China, a Chinese daily has said.
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India, Russia sign pact for two more units of N-plant, to push nuclear ties 2.6.2017 News
Two sides signed 5 agreements, one on setting up of Nuclear Power Plant units 5 & 6 in Tamil Nadu
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Modi, Abe likely to flag off bullet train project in Sep 1.6.2017 Rediff: Business
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is targeting the commissioning of the project by 2023-24
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Modi to CEO's of Spanish industry: Explore economic opportunities in India 1.6.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Modi invited Spain to look anew at a new India emerging with government's push for economic growth
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PM Modi, Abe likely to flag off bullet train project in September 1.6.2017 Latest News
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is targeting commissioning of the project by 2023-24
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Bhoomi pujan of Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train likely in September 1.6.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The foundation stone-laying ceremony of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train is likely in September when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduled to visit India.
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Modi invites Spanish industry to invest in India 1.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a bid to boost India-Spain business and investment ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with CEOs of leading Spanish companies here on Wednesday, inviting them to invest in India and benefit from the immense potential that awaits them in the country.
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