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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
08 Mar 2018
Mumbai's Central Railway training its personnel for medical emergencies
Medical emergencies on local trains are not rare events.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."