THE NEWLY-INAUGURATED Bandhan Express began its first commercial run between Kolkata and Khulna from Kolkata railway station at Chitpur on Thursday morning.
The newly-inaugurated Bandhan Express began its first commercial service between Kolkata and Khulna from Kolkata Railway Station on Thursday morning.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari said today that around 10 crore trees would be planted under the ‘Ganga Tree Plantation’ programme on the banks of the river from Haridwar to Kolkata.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina today launched a new passenger train service between Kolkata and Khulna, an industrial town in southwestern Bangladesh.
Come February, the commuters of Kolkata Metro would finally get a taste of travelling in the most advanced coaches they have seen, with China-made rakes making their way into the ‘City of Joy’, a senior railways official said.
With coal imports declining, most major ports of the country are looking at coastal shipping and diversifying cargo to offset the impact on capacity utilisation.
Starting today, Metro travellers in the Delhi-NCR region are paying more fare for their daily rides. The fare hike, which is between 20 and 50 per cent, is being vehemently opposed by the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government in Delhi.
State-run miner Coal India Ltd is emphasising on “quick” and “swift” exploitation of the domestic fossil fuel reserves in order to meet future demand and reduce imports, an official said in Kolkata on Thursday.
Metro Railway, which has been unfailingly operating with a clockwork precision for 33 years while the rest of the city stumbled at traffic snarls, has in the past fortnight struggled to maintain its schedule.
Metro Railway is in talks with banks for the introduction of ATM cards that would also work as smart cards, allowing people to take rides without purchasing tickets.