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  • Two Delhi stations to be developed as world-class infrastructure: DDA 2 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Redevelopment of Anand Vihar and Bijwasan railway stations as world-class infrastructure and integration of 34 metro stations into a multi-modal transportion system were among the decisions approved by the DDA's planning body UTTIPEC on Friday. The urban body, under the chairmanship of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung took the decision...
  • Wi-fi service launched at New Delhi railway station December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Close to five lakh passengers travelling via the New Delhi railway station, the busiest in the country, will now be able to connect to the internet through the wi-fi service, which was launched at the station on Monday. Terming internet as a "new necessity", Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said...
  • Delhi court convicts 4 people in 40-year-old ex-railway minister LN Mishra murder case December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday convicted four people in a case relating to the murder of former railway minister LN Mishra at a function in Bihar nearly 40 years ago. The court has fixed December 15 for hearing arguments on the quantum of punishment. The case relates to the bomb...
  • Free WiFi service at New Delhi Railway Station launched December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Passengers at New Delhi railway station will be able to access WiFi internet within its premises as the public transporter is kicking off a scheme for providing more connectivity at stations. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will launch the WiFi facility at the busiest station in the country here with...
  • On his northeast visit, PM Modi flags off first train to Meghalaya November 29, 2014

    Guwahati: Almost after six decades os independence, northeastern state Meghalaya found a spot on the country's rail map with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagging off the first train to the state on Saturday. "Railway facilities are the same as they were 100 years back ... Prisatize the railway stations and modernise...
  • Bangalore City railway station becomes the first station in India to have WiFi facility October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Bangalore City railway station has become the first station in the country to have WiFi facility for providing high speed internet to passengers. WiFi facility will be available to the passengers on their mobile phones free of charges initially for a period of 30 minutes. For usage beyond...
  • Man dies while trying to board a moving train at New Delhi railway station October 25, 2014

    New Delhi: A man died at the New Delhi Railway station trying to board a moving train. There was heavy rush at the station ahead of Chhat Puja. The man was trying to board a reserved compartment but the door was locked and he could not hold onto the railing...
  • TMC leader Ashok Bairagi shot at Basirhat railway station premises October 23, 2014

    Basirhat: A local Trinamool Congress leader was shot at and critically injured inside Basirhat railway station premises in North 24 Parganas district on Thursday. Superintendent of Railway Police, Sealdah, Utpal Naskar said Ashok Bairagi was shot in his back twice by the attacker, who managed to escape. State Minister Jyotipriya...
  • Vodafone ensuring connectivity for customers in floodhit J&K September 15, 2014

    Chandigarh: Telecom major Vodafone on Monday said that it is ensuring connectivity for its customers by restoring its network and providing connectivity to other subscribers through the intracircle roaming (ICR) arrangement in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. The important towns where telecom services have been restored are Srinagar, Ganderbal, Anantang, Pahalgam, Ashmuqam,...
  • From the highest railway station Ghum to the southernmost Kanyakumari: 14 of India's most beautiful railway stations September 11, 2014

    The Indian Railways is known to the world as the largest railway network in the world. The grand Chhatrapati Shivaji terminus which happens to be the busiest station in India has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. There are over 7000 railway stations in India and the Indian...
  • Robbers shoot 2 train passengers dead August 17, 2014

    Armed robbers shot dead two passengers aboard a Hatiabound train in Bihar, police said on Sunday. The robbers opened fire at passengers Saturday late in the night for resisting robbery attempt on the GorakhpurHatia Maurya Express near Hathidih railway station, some 110 km from here, Government Railway Police official Upender Kumar...
  • 'Depressed' 22yearold B Tech student commits suicide August 13, 2014

    A 22yearold B.Tech student allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving train in Muzaffarnagar, police said. Piryansh took the extreme step on Tuesday, they said, adding he was suffering from depression. The body has been sent for postmortem and investigation is on, police said. In another incident, a 48yearold man allegedly...
  • Bihar legislator objects to Khudiram Bose, Prafulla Chaki's portrayal in school syllabus August 8, 2014

    A ruling JD(U) Legislator Neeraj Kumar took strong objection to describing revolutionary leaders Khudi Ram Bose and Prafulla Chaki as "extremist and terrorist" in school syllabus in West Bengal and urged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to get it corrected. Kumar on Thursday wrote a letter to the West Bengal chief minister...
  • Man kills wife at Bakulaha railway station July 28, 2014

    A man killed his wife allegedly over a petty dispute at Bakulaha railway station, a senior police officer said here on Monday. Manjeet Shah, who hails from Chappra district in Bihar, arrived at the railway station along with his 35yearold wife Meera and two children on Sunday night, DySP Namrata Srivastava...
  • 23yearold man stabbed to death on board Doon Express July 28, 2014

    A 23yearold man was allegedly stabbed to death by unidentified persons on board the Doon Express near Bijnor, Government Railway Police (GRP) said. The incident took place on Sunday night when Azam Siddiqui was travelling from Dehradun to Lucknow on the Doon Express following which unidentified miscreants attacked him with knives,...
  • Woman accused of murder nabbed after escaping from hospital July 24, 2014

    Sangita Devi, an accused in a twin murder case, who had escaped from Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) in the state capital three days ago, was on Wednesday arrested from a railway station in her native Jehanabad district. "The police arrested her from a passenger train at Tehata railway station...
  • Explosive materials found in scrap containers at Jaipur's Kanakpura railway station July 20, 2014

    Explosive materials used for military purposes have been found in few containers of scrap at Kanakpura station in Jaipur, police said. "The containers came from Angola in southern Africa through a Singaporebased company Sunagro International and were found during a check at the station from July 1 to July 15," Investigating...
  • Two GRP cops suspended for negligence of duty July 13, 2014

    Two constables of Government Railway Police (GRP) have been suspended for negligence of duty after a police rifle was found missing at Kandhla Railway station in Shamli district, police said on Sunday. According to GRP SP Anand Kulkarni, some unidentified miscreants fled with the rifle of the two constables, Subodh and...
  • Rajnath Singh seeks upgradation of rail service for Lucknow July 7, 2014

    Ahead of the rail budget, union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has spoken to Railway Minister D.V. Sadanand Gowda about service upgradation of railways in Lucknow his constituency, sources said here Monday. With footfalls at Lucknow's Charbagh Railway Station increasing every day, Rajnath Singh now wants the Gomtinagar Railway Station to...
  • Railway loco pilot arrested for molesting woman passenger July 1, 2014

    Manoj Pandey, who was travelling in the Mahananda Express, was arrested by the Government Railway Police on charges of molesting a woman passenger near Mokama railway station in Patnadistrict. "Manoj was arrested following a complaint lodged by a woman that he molested her," said a police official. Manoj Pandey told police that...
  • Eight powerful bombs seized by police from a train at the Kishanganj Railway Station. June 30, 2014

    Eight powerful bombs were seized by the police from a train bound for New Jalpaiguri in adjacent West Bengal when it stopped at the Kishanganj Railway Station. On a tip off that some criminals were travelling with a consignment of bombs in the MaldahNew Jalpaiguri passenger train, the police, RPF and...
  • Kidnapped Delhi boy rescued from Bareilly June 28, 2014

    A sevenyearold boy who was kidnapped from the New Delhi Railway station earlier this month has been rescued from Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly area, police said Friday. Sajan, who had come to the station with a relative to receive his mother, was kidnapped June 5 by Manjeet Chauhan, who pretended to be...
  • Fire at building near Mumbai's busy CST railway station brought under control June 27, 2014

    Mumbai: A fire broke out in a building at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) station here this evening but no casualty has been reported so far, fire officials said. The blaze started on the fifth floor of the new administrative building of the Central Railway at D N Road. Eight fire tenders...
  • Kerala HC directs government to furnish details of probe in children case June 24, 2014

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to furnish by July two the details of investigation conducted by police so far in the case relating to bringing of over 500 children from Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal meant for orphanages in the state. Observing that it...
  • Man throws acid on woman in Bengal June 18, 2014

    Kolkata: A middleaged woman suffered burn injuries after a man threw acid on her face in West Bengal's Burdwan district, police said Wednesday. The attack took place Tuesday night at Chittaranjan railway station. Recuperating at a hospital, the woman, mother of a 20yearold, accused a man who, she said, has been stalking...
  • 8monthold girl sleeping beside her mother at railway station abducted June 10, 2014

    An eightmonthold girl was allegedly abducted while she was sleeping beside her mother outside Durgapura Railway station in Jaipur, police said. The toddler, Kajal, was abducted by an unknown person on the intervening night of June 78, the police said. Her mother, Santosh Devi, who works as a ragpicker near the railway...
  • Rajasthan Police recover fake currency of Rs 3.37 lakh, one arrested May 6, 2014

    Rajasthan Police's Special Operation Group claimed to have busted an interstate fake currency racket, with the arrest of one person and recovery of counterfeit currency of over Rs 3.37 lakh from him. The suspected money carrier, Surjeet Kumar Yadav of Itawa, was arrested with fake currency of Rs 3,37,500 outside Kanpur...
  • Karunanidhi attacks Jaya for not visiting Chennai blasts injured May 3, 2014

    Chennai: Political mudslinging over the twin blasts in Chennai on Thursday continued with DMK chief M Karunanidhi hitting out at Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for not coming to Chennai to enquire about the injured. Jayalalithaa is currently taking rest at her sprawling tea estates in the hill town...
  • Chennai blasts: Tamil Nadu CBCID probes CCTV footage of suspect May 3, 2014

    Chennai: The CCTV footage of the suspect in the Chennai central Railway Station twin blasts has been released. It is being scrutinised by the Tamil Nadu CBCID to ascertain the movements of the suspect. The Tamil Nadu CBCID had on Friday indicated that the twin blasts in Chennai might have...
  • Chennai blasts: CCTV footage being probed, says Karnataka Railways DIG May 2, 2014

    Bangalore: With the probe into the twin blasts at Chennai Central Railway Station underway, Karnataka DIG Railways B Srikantappa speaks to CNNIBN where he says that the investigators are looking into the CCTV footages of the platforms for any further lead in the case. "All the platforms have CCTV cameras... there...