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'Ministry Of Railways' - 62 News Result(s)

  • Railways Okays Train Protection System for South Indian Route

    Railways Okays Train Protection System for South Indian Route

    In a move to prevent accidents, Railways has given its nod to a Rs 28.61 crore contract for installation of a train protection warning system (TPWS) along the 67-km Basin Bridge-Arrakonam route in south India.

  • Monitor Infra Projects Electronically: PM to Ministers

    Monitor Infra Projects Electronically: PM to Ministers

    Seeking to push infrastructure development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked his ministers to electronically monitor the progress of projects and directed the Railways to submit a comprehensive plan for encouraging FDI.

  • Government Notifies FDI Liberalisation in Railways

    Government Notifies FDI Liberalisation in Railways

    The government on Wednesday notified liberalised foreign direct investment (FDI) norms for the Railways, permitting 100 per cent FDI through automatic route in several areas, including high speed trains.

  • Railway Ministry Launches New Improved e-Ticketing System

    Railway Ministry Launches New Improved e-Ticketing System

    In a bid to improve the online railway ticketing experience for the Indian passengers, the railway ministry today launched the new enhanced e-ticketing system through the IRCTC website.

  • Railways' Earnings Up by Over 9%

    Railways' Earnings Up by Over 9%

    Railways have earned Rs 36,674.17 crore during April-June 2014 as compared to Rs 33,499.53 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 9.48 per cent, according to Railway Ministry data.

  • Railway Ministry's Twitter Following Surges Post Budget

    Railway Ministry's Twitter Following Surges Post Budget

    Launched on Monday, the Railway Ministry's Twitter account gained close to 40,000 followers in less than 24 hours.

  • Home Ministry Red Flags FDI in Sensitive Areas of Indian Railways: Report

    Home Ministry Red Flags FDI in Sensitive Areas of Indian Railways: Report

    The Home Ministry has raised objections in allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in highly-sensitive areas of the Railways sector, saying such a move may compromise security of the country's largest transportation network.

  • Government Initiates Steps to Relax FDI Policy in Railways: Report

    Government Initiates Steps to Relax FDI Policy in Railways: Report

    After defence, the Commerce and Industry Ministry has started the exercise to relax foreign investment norms in the railways sector by permitting 100 per cent FDI in high-speed train systems and dedicated freight lines.

  • After Finance Minister's Objection, Railways Stops Officers' Promotion

    After Finance Minister's Objection, Railways Stops Officers' Promotion

    The Railway Ministry has stopped the promotion of officers in two of its secretarial services after the alleged irregularities were pointed out by the Finance Ministry.

  • Home Ministry yet to send comments on FDI in railways: report

    Home Ministry yet to send comments on FDI in railways: report

    The DIPP secretary is also expected to soon write a letter to his Railways counterpart on the matter, sources said, adding that the delay in obtaining comments could hold back further opening up of the important sector.

  • Commerce Ministry preparing cabinet note on FDI in rail, construction

    Commerce Ministry preparing cabinet note on FDI in rail, construction

    Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Friday said his ministry is in the process of preparing a Cabinet note on foreign direct investment (FDI) norms for railways and construction.

  • Finance Ministry initiates exercise for interim budget

    Finance Ministry initiates exercise for interim budget

    The regular budget is likely to be presented by the new government in July. The third and final batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants for 2013-2014 (excluding Railways) is proposed to be presented to Parliament in the forthcoming Budget Session.

  • Special trains on dynamic fares to have more trips for Mumbai

    Special trains on dynamic fares to have more trips for Mumbai

    Encouraged by the good response to premier AC special trains on the Delhi-Mumbai route being run on dynamic fares, Railways have decided to extend the services of these trains to cater the growing demand for travel on the busy route during the festiv...

  • Railways explores option to levy safety surcharge on tickets: report

    Railways explores option to levy safety surcharge on tickets: report

    As unmanned railway crossings continue to be a primary reason for accidental train deaths, cash-strapped Railways has set an ambitious target of eliminating major level crossings in the next five years.

  • Railways to cancel, divert some trains due to fog

    Railways to cancel, divert some trains due to fog

    The Railway ministry has decided to partially or fully cancel or divert a few trains during the coming winter season when services are often disrupted due to fog, an official release said in New Delhi on Monday

  • Fewer tickets being booked; cash-strapped Railways worried

    Fewer tickets being booked; cash-strapped Railways worried

    Trains may be running full, but there is a decline in number of tickets booked in the past six months, causing worry for cash-strapped Railways.

  • Further hike in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto fares

    Further hike in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto fares

    Close on the heels of a fresh rise in passenger fares, Railways have decided to further hike the fares of premier trains such as Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto effective from October 17.

  • Railways earnings increase by more than 11%

    Railways earnings increase by more than 11%

    The total goods earnings have gone up from Rs 40,293.70 crore April-September 2012 to Rs 44,191.92 crore during the corresponding period this year, registering a growth of 9.67 per cent, according to Railway Ministry data.

  • Karnataka government to release Rs 150 crore for rail projects

    Karnataka government to release Rs 150 crore for rail projects

    The Karnataka government will release Rs 150 crore this month for railway projects in the state being taken up with the Ministry of Railways on a cost-sharing basis, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said today.

  • Railways mulling automatic doors in AC coaches

    Railways mulling automatic doors in AC coaches

    Railways is mulling installing automatic doors in AC coaches of some premier trains, on the lines of those in Metro, to enhance passengers' safety and check criminal activities on board running trains.

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