Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said that the government is not privatising the Indian Railways but only outsourcing commercial and on-board services to private companies in order to provide better facilities to commuters.
Soon metro commuters using smart cards will not have to stand in queues for recharging their cards. The Kolkata Metro Railway is mulling over a scheme to introduce online smart card recharge system by the end of this year for a faster commute.
The coal-fired energy sector in India is facing increasing pressure due to generator overcapacity, water shortages and the rise of low-cost renewables, a report by the US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and the Applied Economics Clinic (AEC) said on Wednesday.
All Metro stations in Delhi will remain open on Independence Day (August 15) but parking at the stations will be closed from 6 am on August 14 till 2 pm on August 15. Metro train services will run as usual across the entire Delhi Metro Network on Independence Day.
A leak from an artificial pond meant to store toxic residue from a coal power plant run by Essar Power MP Ltd (EPMPL) has contaminated farmland spread over a 4-km area near Singrauli, the power hub of Madhya Pradesh, leading to panic in the surrounding villages.
The Ministry of Railways has refuted reports of a proposal to rename Burdwan railway station claiming that it had never been under consideration. This comes amidst the recent tussle between the Centre and the state government over the purported plan to rename Burdwan
After almost 23 days the CNG gas supply partially normalised in Asansol from last night. While four CNG gas loaded trucks moved out from the plant last evening, four more departed the plant today.
The All Bengal Electricity Consumers’ Association (ABECA) today took out a protest rally from Subodh Mallick Square to Rani Rashmoni Avenue to raise the demand of reducing electricity tariff.
Nagaland’s first ever railway tunnel was dug on 7 June at the outskirts of Chumukedima, about 15 km from Dimapur town. The 82.3-km rail line from Dimapur to Kohima will run through Dhansiri-Dhansiripar-Shoxuvi-Molvom- Khaibong-Chephema-Khabvuma-Zubza at 900 m above sea level.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has revised the schedule of the Metro services for the upcoming Sunday on its various lines. “The Metro train services on Phase-III sections, which usually begin at 8 am on Sundays, will begin at 6 am this Sunday, i.e. 2nd June 2019,” said a DMRC official.