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#CareerBytes: How should engineers prepare for Verbal Ability for CAT

31 Oct 2019

#CareerBytes: How should engineers prepare for Verbal Ability for CAT

The Common Admission Test (CAT), the most coveted management exam, is the gateway to admission to IIMs and top B-schools.

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

05 Aug 2019

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.

Mumbai to Goa, Nagpur to get 50 winter special trains

10 Dec 2018

Mumbai to Goa, Nagpur to get 50 winter special trains

Central Railway (CR) will run 50 winter special trains from Mumbai to Karmali, Nagpur, Ajni, and Thivim between December 17 and January 8 next year to clear passenger rush.

Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal

11 Nov 2018

Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal

Up to Rs. 65,000 crore has been approved for a host of rail infrastructure projects on the suburban network in Mumbai and its surrounding areas, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

#CareerBytes: How should engineers prepare for Verbal Ability for CAT

09 Nov 2018

#CareerBytes: How should engineers prepare for Verbal Ability for CAT

The Common Admission Test (CAT), the most coveted management exam, is the gateway to admission to IIMs and top Indian B-schools.

Amitabh Bachchan appeals rail commuters to travel safe. Watch video

25 Oct 2018

Amitabh Bachchan appeals rail commuters to travel safe. Watch video

The Central Railway has roped in Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan to spread the message of safe train travel.

Central Railway holds 1-day meet on Govt e-Marketplace

12 Oct 2018

Central Railway holds 1-day meet on Govt e-Marketplace

The Central Railway held a one-day meeting on the national mission on Government e-Marketplace (GeM) to get more sellers and buyers on board, an official said today.

By 2022, more than 700 million Indians will have smartphones

28 Sep 2018

By 2022, more than 700 million Indians will have smartphones

India's already burgeoning smartphone market is on track to touch new heights, a new report from market analysis firm Counterpoint Research has suggested.

Will serve only vegetarian food on October 2: Indian Railways

08 Sep 2018

Will serve only vegetarian food on October 2: Indian Railways

Do you love non-vegetarian food and are traveling by Indian Railways on October 2? If yes, then you might consider to cancel or reschedule your plan.

Mumbai: 17 killed in mishaps on WR, CR rail divisions

07 Sep 2018

Mumbai: 17 killed in mishaps on WR, CR rail divisions

Seventeen persons were killed Thursday in separate mishaps on Mumbai's suburban network of Western and Central Railways, the railway police said.

Mumbai: Safety on trains in your hands, courtesy an app

02 Sep 2018

Mumbai: Safety on trains in your hands, courtesy an app

Come October, and the Central Railway (CR) will roll out a mobile application to cater to safety-related problems in the local or outstation trains.

Received more 'good morning' forwards than complaints on helpline: Railways

07 Aug 2018

Received more 'good morning' forwards than complaints on helpline: Railways

A week ago, the Railways launched a number where people can send their complaints on WhatsApp.

Mumbai: Vine snake rests around ceiling fan in Mumbai local

02 Aug 2018

Mumbai: Vine snake rests around ceiling fan in Mumbai local

Passengers of a Mumbai suburban train were left shocked after they spotted a snake coiled around the ceiling fan of a first-class coach today morning.

Mumbai rains Day-4: Dabbawalas cancel services, WR trains suspended

10 Jul 2018

Mumbai rains Day-4: Dabbawalas cancel services, WR trains suspended

As heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai this morning, several services were suspended, including the city's famous dabba service and the AC locals.

Maharashtra: Railways awaiting govt nod to act against plastic-ban violators

07 Jul 2018

Maharashtra: Railways awaiting govt nod to act against plastic-ban violators

Over two weeks after the Central Railways (CR) and the Western Railways (WR) authorities requested the Maharashtra Environment Ministry to authorize them to act against the plastic ban violators and penalize them, they are still waiting for a response, an official said today.

Amitabh to be the face of Central Railways' safety campaign

30 May 2018

Amitabh to be the face of Central Railways' safety campaign

In a bid to spread awareness regarding the railway safety rules among the passengers, Central Railways has roped in Amitabh Bachchan to be the face of their campaign.

125 new ATVMs in Western-Railways stations, relief for 36L commuters

08 May 2018

125 new ATVMs in Western-Railways stations, relief for 36L commuters

Western Railway (WR) has decided to install 125 new ATVMs across its stations, which is set to bring a huge relief to smart-card holders.

World's first 'ladies special train' by Western Railway completes 26-years

05 May 2018

World's first 'ladies special train' by Western Railway completes 26-years

The first 'ladies special train' in the world, started between Churchgate and Borivali stations on the Western Railway (WR), will complete 26-years today.

Central Railway to run summer special trains between Mumbai, Goa

30 Apr 2018

Central Railway to run summer special trains between Mumbai, Goa

The Central Railway (CR) has decided to run six additional summer special trains between Mumbai in Maharashtra and Karmali in Goa to clear the extra rush of passengers.

Central Railway earns over Rs. 1 crore from film shoots

26 Apr 2018

Central Railway earns over Rs. 1 crore from film shoots

The Central Railway (CR) has earned over Rs. 1 crore in the last financial year 2017-18 by renting its various premises and rail coaches for film shootings, an official said on Wednesday.

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox to support biometric login

12 Apr 2018

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox to support biometric login

Internet browsers like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox have agreed to support a new standard called Web Authentication API that uses fingerprints/facial recognition for login.

Who delayed Mumbai trains? BJP workers, railway-officials blame each other

06 Apr 2018

Who delayed Mumbai trains? BJP workers, railway-officials blame each other

Several trains arrived late in Mumbai after BJP workers, being ferried in special services for the party's 38th Foundation Day rally at Bandra Kurla Complex, insisted on unscheduled halts en route, Western Railway (WR) officials said.

Mumbai: 'Pay as you please' for free-urinals in suburban stations

04 Apr 2018

Mumbai: 'Pay as you please' for free-urinals in suburban stations

The free urinals at the suburban railway stations in Mumbai will now have a drop-box at the exit where you can 'pay as you please' for the service.

Faulty signaling hits Mumbai train services during peak time

19 Mar 2018

Faulty signaling hits Mumbai train services during peak time

Already hit by the Ola-Uber drivers' strike, office goers in Mumbai had to face disturbance on Central Railways Harbour Line on Monday morning, adding to their blues.

Mumbai's Central Railway training its personnel for medical emergencies

08 Mar 2018

Mumbai's Central Railway training its personnel for medical emergencies

Medical emergencies on local trains are not rare events.

Mumbai: On Women's Day, Matunga Rd station gets all-women staff

07 Mar 2018

Mumbai: On Women's Day, Matunga Rd station gets all-women staff

After Matunga station on the Central Line of the Mumbai suburban network, Matunga Road will become the next station to have an all-women team.

Now, "Re. 1 Clinics" at Central Railway stations to shut-down

04 Sep 2017

Now, "Re. 1 Clinics" at Central Railway stations to shut-down

Only three months after being kicked off, Mumbai's "Re.1 Clinics" at eight Central Railway stations, including Dadar and Ghatkopar, are being shut down after becoming the "victims" of railway officials' "infighting."

Mumbai: Maratha Mandir cancels DDLJ show for the first time

19 Jul 2017

Mumbai: Maratha Mandir cancels DDLJ show for the first time

Actor Shah Rukh Khan's fans were disappointed after Mumbai's iconic Maratha Mandir, which has been running Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) for over 20 years now, cancelled film's show for the first time.

Mumbai's Taj Palace becomes first Indian building to be trademarked

19 Jun 2017

Mumbai's Taj Palace becomes first Indian building to be trademarked

The iconic Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai has joined the elite club of the Empire State Building in New York, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and Sydney Opera House as it got itself trademarked.

Mumbai: 5 local stations to get clinics charging Re.1/patient

04 May 2017

Mumbai: 5 local stations to get clinics charging Re.1/patient

In approximately two months, Central Railway (CR) stations will have medical facilities that would charge Re. 1 per patient.

Railways' food scam: Central Railways blames typos for RTI error

03 May 2017

Railways' food scam: Central Railways blames typos for RTI error

The Central Railway clarified that the RTI response which showed the CR purchased food for 10 times the MRP was because of a typographical error on the part of three inspectors.

Railways' food scam - RTI reveals major scam in food-prices

02 May 2017

Railways' food scam - RTI reveals major scam in food-prices

An RTI appeal revealed, Railways' catering department has been running a major scam by buying products several times over market price.

Maharashtra: Class 12 admission procedures to go online

25 Apr 2017

Maharashtra: Class 12 admission procedures to go online

Maharashtra's Education Department said admission-procedures for Class 12 students in state-run junior colleges will go online from the academic year 2017-2018.

Access free Wi-Fi in these spots in Mumbai

24 Jan 2017

Access free Wi-Fi in these spots in Mumbai

Maharashtra CM had tweeted, "Happy to dedicate Phase 1 of #MumbaiWiFi. From this instance, 500 hotspots to go live across various locations. #MumbaiWiFi is India's largest Public WiFi services."