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Engineers' Day: The Indian legends making us proud
Inspirational

Engineers' Day: The Indian legends making us proud

Not many people know this, but the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna awardee M Visvesvaraya is commemorated as Engineers' Day.
Indian Railways: E-tickets to get costlier as service charge restored
India

Indian Railways: E-tickets to get costlier as service charge restored

In what might come as a disappointment to passengers, e-tickets booked through Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) are set to get costlier, starting from today, ie. September 1.
Indian Railways to ban single-use plastics from October 2
India

Indian Railways to ban single-use plastics from October 2

The Railway Ministry has directed all units of the national carrier to enforce a ban on single-use plastic material within its premises, including trains, from October 2, 2019.
After tickets, Railways withdraws 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' tea cups
India

After tickets, Railways withdraws 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' tea cups

After about a week of discontinuing tickets with PM Narendra Modi's picture, Indian Railways has withdrawn their tea cups printed with BJP's campaign line, 'Mai Bhi Chowkidar' (I am also a watchman).
Soon, watch free movies and shows in Mumbai local trains
Mumbai

Soon, watch free movies and shows in Mumbai local trains

Mumbai local rail network is considered an essential lifeline of the city.
Childhood revived: You can soon board a train to Malgudi
India

Childhood revived: You can soon board a train to Malgudi

Malgudi Days' fans, rejoice!
After breakdown, Train 18 commences its maiden commercial run
India

After breakdown, Train 18 commences its maiden commercial run

A day after it broke down on its way to Delhi from Varanasi, India's first indigenously-built semi-high speed train, Train 18, recently christened Vande Bharat Express, began its maiden commercial journey on Sunday.
Indian Railways' e-Drishti software: All you need to know
India

Indian Railways' e-Drishti software: All you need to know

In a bid to enhance transparency and vigilance in the Railways department, the Indian Railways, in association with Centre For Railway Information Systems (CRIS) has launched a software system called e-Drishti.
New Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Free Wi-Fi, VR headsets, and more!
India

New Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Free Wi-Fi, VR headsets, and more!

The Indian Railways recently launched a third Rajdhani Express between Mumbai and Delhi that was flagged off by Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on 19 January.

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