A tragic incident which resulted in the death of a one-year-old girl due to the lack of a reserved seat in the train has brought into the light the lack of awareness around emergency quota seats in the Indian Railways.
With a toothless grin on her face, 75-year-old Mangari Devi excitedly shows the switches installed in her small mud house, saying, “Our village has become a town.”
The Sundarbans in West Bengal–largely underdeveloped but a treasure of natural resources–is set to see the light of the day, thanks to scientists from Europe! The Sunderban islands are mangroves with neither thermal power nor solar energy.
Do you often get bored while travelling by train, and have nothing to do once you have exhausted your options of online entertainment? Well, you can shop onboard during your journey
The Indian Railways has always strived to make train journeys for you as pleasant as possible. If you rewind a few years, trains were notorious for poor hygiene, running late and generally being inefficient. Well, drastic steps taken by the Railways have more or less reversed the above.
Planning a weekend getaway? You may need to put them on hold, as the Railways is planning a ‘Mega Block.’ A ‘Mega Block’ refers to a disruption of services by the national carrier, in order to carry out much-needed maintenance work
Awaiting clearance from the Delhi government, the high-speed Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS), will cut the travel time between Delhi and Meerut by around 60 minutes, reports the Times of India. Yes, that’s right, 82 km will be covered in just an hour.
Train journeys are fun, but we are all familiar with the sinking feeling that comes when we see a co-passenger bring along what seems like half a ton of excess luggage, and the ruckus that follows as everyone in the berth tries to make space for it.
The admissions for seats at the Railway University in Vadodara have begun, and approximately 3,500 applications have already reached the university, according to News18. Classes will begin in August, and if you are interested, be sure to apply before June 30th. The cut-off for the university is 55%, and courses like BBA and BSc are on offer.
Did you know Mumbai has the potential to generate 1.72 Giga Watt Peak (GWp) solar energy through solar panels atop buildings?