Duronto

  • Watch: Passenger reactions to Railways' new catering policy August 8, 2014

    The Indian Railways is planning to introduce a new catering policy for the Rajadhani, Shatabdi and Duronto and the menu will be split region wise into Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern. Pre-packed ready to eat meals will be introduced while welcome drinks will also be served. Sale of tea, coffee,...
  • Indian Railways to improve menu on premium trains, regional food to be introduced August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Those thinking of travelling in trains can soon enjoy a plate of chicken chettinad, dhokla or chila in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto. The Indian Railways is planning to introduce a new catering policy for the Rajadhani, Shatabdi and Duranto and the menu will be split region wise into...
  • Hike in food rates likely for Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: After revising the food tariff for all trains except premier services in 2012, Railways have firmed up a proposal to increase the rates of food served in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto. As per the proposal, the overall increase in food item would be higher for passengers travelling in...
  • Delhi-Kolkata Rajdhani to have Wi-Fi connectivity April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Passengers on the Delhi-Kolkata Rajdhani would now be able to connect to internet through Wi-Fi facility while travelling, a railway official said on Tuesday. Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal will launch the facility on the train at the Delhi station on Tuesday, according to the official. "Many passengers feel the...
  • Chittagong Kings pip Duronto Rajshahi to enter semi-final February 16, 2013

    Mirpur: Chittagong Kings pipped Duronto Rajshahi by four wickets on Saturday to set up a semi-final clash with Sylhet Royals. Mukhtar Ali, skipper of Duronto Rajshahi, won the toss and opted to bat but Taskin Ahmed bowled with demonic precision to chalk up three wickets to reduce Duronto Rajshahi...
  • Chittagong Kings thump Sylhet Royals by 119 runs February 8, 2013

    Mirpur: Chittagong Kings thrashed Sylhet Royals by 119 runs in an one sided encounter in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League on Friday. Batting first, Kings made a huge 193 for 4 and then bowled out Royals for 74. After winning the toss, Royals chose to field first but things did...
  • Burners and Rajshahi record important wins February 4, 2013

    Dhaka: Barisal Burners and Duronto Rajshahi registered easy wins against Khulna Royal Bengals and Rangpur Riders respectively in the Bangladesh Premier League on Monday. The Burners are now seventh with six points from eight matches, while the Rajshahi jump up to third with eight points from eight matches. In a very...
  • Chittagong Kings thrash Dhaka Gladiators by 54 runs February 2, 2013

    Chittagong: Chittagong Kings registered their second consecutive victory in the Bangladesh Premier League by thrashing much-fancied Dhaka Gladiators by 54 runs on Saturday. Dhaka Gladiators's skipper Mohammad Ashraful opted to field and his bowlers' did a fine job by bowling Chittagong Kings out for 142 in 20 overs. Naeem Islam...
  • BPL: Rajshahi triumph over Burners in a run feast January 29, 2013

    Chittagong: Duronto Rajshahi notched up their second win of this season edging out a Barisal Burners by four runs in a match that saw over 400 runs being scored in 40 overs at the MA Aziz Stadium, Chittagong on Monday. After winning the toss, Rajshahi captain Jahurul Islam opted to bat...
  • Rajshahi triumph over Burners in a run feast January 29, 2013

    Chittagong: Duronto Rajshahi notched up their second win of this season edging out a Barisal Burners by four runs in a match that saw over 400 runs being scored in 40 overs at the MA Aziz Stadium, Chittagong on Monday. After winning the toss, Rajshahi captain Jahurul Islam opted to...
  • Rs 20 hike in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto fares likely February 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Another round of fare hike in premier trains looks imminent with Railways revising food tariffs for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains. "It will be a minor hike ranging between Rs 15 and Rs 20 for Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto passengers after the revision of catering charges of the...
  • Openers give Khulna Royal Bengals their January 24, 2013

    Khulna: A record breaking century by captain Shariyar Nafees and a quick-fire fifty by opener Lou Vincent ensured that Khulna Royal Bengals defeated Duronto Rajshahi by 68 runs to register their first win this season at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, Khulna on Thursday. Nafees and Vincent scored 197 for...
  • Now a toll-free number for complaint against food in trains January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: If you have any grievance against the food served on trains, just dial 1800111321 to lodge your complaint. The toll-free number launched by railways is operational from 7 am to 10 pm throughout the week. Concerned over increasing number of complaints against catering service in trains and stations, Railway...
  • BPL: Wright, Shakib guide Gladiators to win January 22, 2013

    Khulna: Dhaka Gladiators continued their winning streak in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) following their 13-run victory against Duronto Rajshahi here on Tuesday. Despite a gritty half-century by Tamim Iqbal, they fell short of the 157-run target. Shakib Al Hasan removed the dangerous left-hander who had smashed four fours and two...
  • BPL: Chigumbura powers Sylhet Royals to victory January 20, 2013

    Mirpur: In an exciting encounter Sylhet Royals beat Duronto Rajshahi to register their second victory in a row in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). In response to Rajshahi's 147 for 8 Sylhet went past the score in the final over with four wickets in hand. After winning the toss, Rajshahi...
  • BPL: Duronto Rajshahi edge Chittagong Kings in a thriller January 19, 2013

    Duronto Rajshahi snatched a dramatic 2-run victory over Chittagong Kings in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 tournament in Dhaka on Saturday. Chasing 100 runs to win, Chittagong Kings were bowled out for just 97 in 19.3 overs. Opting to bat first, Duronto lost wickets at regular intervals and only managed...
  • Now, track your train on mobile phone June 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Knowing the exact location of a train was never so easy as one can now track it on a mobile phone. A joint team of railways and IIT-Kanpur has developed a technology - the real-time train running information system - which enables a mobile user to access information...
  • Crime against women on the rise in trains March 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Despite initiating steps to prevent crime in trains and stations, there has been an increase in cases of misconduct against women passengers. As per data available with the Railways, a total of 712 cases including rape, murder, robbery and eve-teasing were reported against women and children in railway premises...
  • Barisal to clash with Dhaka in BPL final February 28, 2012

    Mirpur: Ahmed Shehzad scored an unbeaten 113 to power Barisal Burners clinch a 8-wicket win over Duronto Rajshahi in the first semifinal of Bangladesh Premier League on Tuesday. After put in to bat first, Rajshahi's first three batsmen disappointed and the repair was left to the middle-order and they didn't let...
  • Duronto Rajshahi clinch a thriller February 28, 2012

    Mirpur: The match between Duronto Rajshahi and Dhaka Gladiators turned out to be a tense match at the end in the Bangladesh Premier League on Monday. After electing to bat, Gladiators managed to put up a low score of 116 as they ran into the experienced pacer, Mohammad Sami, who claimed...
  • Rajshahi first team to reach BPL semis February 27, 2012

    Mirpur: Duronto Rajshahi beat Khulna Royal Bengals by 8 wickets to become the first team to reach the semifinals of the Bangladesh Premier League on Sunday. This was Rajshahi's sixth win in 9 matches. At the Shere Bangla National Stadium, the Bengals elected to bat first after winning the toss. They lost...
  • Sylhet secure maiden BPL win February 24, 2012

    Mirpur: Sylhet Royals earned their first victory in the inaugural edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), by scoring a comprehensive nine-wicket win over Duronto Rajshahi at the Shere Bangla National Stadium on Friday. Chasing a target of 125, Sylhet reached their target in the 17th over for the loss of...
  • Rajshahi chase massive total to beat Barisal February 20, 2012

    Chittagong: Barisal Burners put up a massive total on board, but Duronto Rajshahi chased down the 193-run target for the loss of just one wicket and with 17 balls to spare, to achieve their fifth victory of the Bangladesh Premier League on Monday. Barisal would have fancied their chances after...
  • Rajshahi beat Royals for 1st win in BPL February 14, 2012

    Dhaka: Duronto Rajshahi registered their first win in the inaugural Bangladesh Premier League beating Sylhet Royals by 16 runs at the Shere Bangla National Stadium on Tuesday. The Rajshahi elected to bat in their third match and posted 171 for eight in their 20 overs. West Indies bat Marlon Samules top-scored...
  • Shehzad stars as Burners beat Rajshahi in BPL February 11, 2012

    Mirpur: Ahmed Shehzad produced an all-round performance to help Barisal Burners beat Duronto Rajshahi by 22 runs in a thrilling second match of Saturday in the Bangladesh Premier League. Barisal Burners scored 180/2 in their quota of overs with openers Shehzad along with swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle gave Burners a solid...
  • Mamata announces nine Durontos, three Shatabdis February 25, 2011

    New Delhi: As many as nine new Duronto trains, three Shatabdi Express trains and double-decker air conditioned services on two routes were announced by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday. The new Shatabdi Express would link Pune-Secunderabad, Jaipur-Agra and Ludhiana-Delhi while the AC double-decker services are proposed on Jaipur-Delhi and Ahmedabad-Mumbai routes. The...
  • AC sleeper class RAC passengers also to get bedrolls November 11, 2009

    New Delhi: The railways has decided to provide bedrolls to reservation against cancellation (RAC) passengers also in AC classes. Earlier, passengers travelling in AC classes with RAC tickets were not given bedrolls though bedroll charges were included in their fares. Sleeper class passengers in the non-stop Duronto express will be provided bedrolls...
  • Watch: Mamata Banerjee flags off superfast Duronto train September 19, 2009

    Kolkata: The Sealdah-Delhi Duronto Express, the fastest long distance train, was flagged off by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee from Sealdah on Friday. The direct AC train will run twice in a week and will take just 16 hours to reach Delhi. That makes it faster than the Rajdhani Express....
  • Mamata unleashes artistry on Duronto trains September 19, 2009

    Kolkata: The new super-fast Duronto Express, launched from Kolkata on Friday, is not just another train but also an experiment with colour palates - its coach design is based on Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's paintings. The compartments of the first Duronto Express between Sealdah and New Delhi, launched on Friday, were...