Rail Link

  • PM to inaugurate Udhampur- Katra rail link in Jammu today 03-02-2014 08:28 AM

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday will inaugurate the 25-km long Udhampur-Katra rail link in Jammu. Railways will open the 25-km-long link after the Prime Minister flags off the first train from the Katra station. The train service to Katra, is the base camp for pilgrims going to Vaishnodevi...
  • Killing of two youths gruesome, avoidable, says Omar Abdullah 01-07-2013 06:55 PM

    Srinagar: Describing as tragic the death of two youths allegedly in Army firing, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said such "avoidable" incidents negate attempts being made by the Centre to bridge the emotional distance between the state and rest of the country. "I do not have...
  • New railway project to link India and Bangladesh 23-11-2012 03:47 PM

    Agartala: India and Bangladesh would soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a railway link between Tripura capital Agartala and Bangladesh's southeastern city of Akhaurah, officials here said on Friday. At a cost of Rs 271 crore, India will build a 15-km railway track linking Agartala with...
  • Kashmir rail project: railways admits lapses 10-02-2011 07:54 AM

    A day after CNN-IBN exposed the failures in the crucial Kashmir Rail Link Project, the Railways has accepted there are problems on ground. The govt could lose a few hundred crores in the much delayed Kashmir rail link project. Local geologists in Jammu say the railways could have saved themselves...
  • Kashmir rail link project in a mess? 08-02-2011 08:20 PM

    New Delhi: Is the prestigious Kashmir Rail Link project doomed to fail? CNN-IBN has accessed official audio-recordings of a key meeting between senior railway officials, which reveal critical construction failures, and a possible cover up, as India's and the Railway's prestige was at stake. During the meeting, former member of...
  • Bridge on Chenab river to be world's highest 14-06-2010 12:33 PM

    Two years after work was stopped at the Chenab bridge on the Kashmir rail link, the design has finally got a safety clearance. ...
  • Wheels of change may bring diplomacy on track 21-06-2008 11:06 PM

    London: He might have been the heir apparent for more than a year but Alastair Cook insisted he'd been taken aback by his elevation to the England Test captaincy following Andrew Strauss's retirement on Wednesday. Cook insisted he had no idea his Test match opening partner was considering not just...
  • Rail link construction best solution to militancy 21-06-2008 10:32 PM

    London: Former India spinner Murali Kartik caused controversy in the English County Championship on Thursday when he ran out a batsman who had backed up too far down the pitch. Kartik, playing for Surrey against Somerset -- the county he left at the end of last season -- ran out...
  • 30 Minutes: Train to Kashmir, a century in the making 21-06-2008 10:10 PM

    New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor hit a hard-hitting, 99-ball hundred in the post-lunch session on Day 1 of the second Test, which set India back. India won the first Test at Hyderabad, which makes this match a must-win game for New Zealand if they want to draw the two-match series....