India has another niggling worry: it stems from the drone attack on the Aramco refinery in Saudi Arabia. The country must factor in imponderables involved in the drone attack to lay a realistic security blueprint for industrial installations on the western coast.
In what may become a u-turn to the government’s plan of selling its entire stake in BPCL for Rs 40,000 crore to Indian Oil corp (IOC), it is learnt that the finance ministry has raised objection on government’s stake sale, as it can create a monopoly in the oil marketing business in India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train is stuck since five months despite attempts to speed up the project by the Maharashtra government. The train will be India’s first high-speed rail line.
The Narendra Modi-led government has started its second term by keeping infrastruture as one of the main targets to be acheived. In order to make infrastruture a plus point, Modi government is keen on improvising the railway roadmap.
The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) undertaking the Bandra-Colaba-SEEPZ, Metro 3 work has completed 50 per cent of the underground tunnelling work, which was announced by the project officials on Monday.
Thousands of commuters suffered inconvenience during rush hour after local train services were disrupted on Western Railway (WR) due to signal failure reported at Goregaon railway station on Wednesday morning. According to railway officials, train services were affected for about 45 minutes and nearly 50 services were cancelled.
Central Railway will operate Mega Block on its suburban sections for carrying out maintenance work on Sunday. The Central Railway operate Mega Block on Mulund-Matunga UP Fast line from 11.15 AM TO 3.15 PM.
Mumbai: To avoid disruption of train services in monsoon, WR and CR to raise track height in flood-prone areas
In the monsoon season, Mumbai, every year, faces flooding problem due to which train services get disrupted. So, in order to avoid disruption of train services, the Western Railway (WR) and Central Railway (CR) will raise track height in flood-prone areas.
Three Railway staff have been placed under suspension for ignoring safety protocol in giving line clearance and negligence which led to two trains running on the same track here, officials said on Friday. Those suspended were the station masters of Kallikudi and Tirumangalam Railway stations, Beem Singh Meena and Jayakumar, respectively, and Controller Muruganandham, all from the Madurai division.
In order to carry out live, constant monitoring of passenger flow, the Western Railway (WR) this monsoon will use 2,500 CCTVs on crucial platforms and railway stations. According to the Hindustan Times, in monsoon,