Ahead of the summer vacations, all long-route trains, especially those running towards Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Kolkata are packed with passengers.
With a heat wave gripping the country– the northern states are reeling with temperatures of 44-46 degrees Celsius — the demand for electricity has soared to a record high. On Wednesday, India recorded a cumulative power demand of 170,121 Mw, which is around 8 per cent higher than the same month last year.
Hit by four rounds of thunderstorms in Agra and its surrounding districts, the Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd (DVVNL) is found to have lost 24,000 transmission towers and electric poles. The findings came to light after the discom’s latest audit which has pegged the damages at over Rs 24 crore.
With an eye on the Lok Sabha polls scheduled for next year, the Uttar Pradesh government has set a deadline of December 31 this year to connect 62,000 hamlets, which still don’t have electricity, with power.
At least 73 trains will be impacted every day with the Railways deciding to cancel night journeys of trains running on the metre gauge network to prevent accidents at unmanned level crossings. The Railways will shortly announce a date from which metre gauge trains will stop running at night. The decision came less than a […]
After completing the job of pending electrification of all inhabited villages in the country, the Centre is now focussing on ensuring power is available in every house under the Saubhagya scheme by the year-end, something that may take yeoman effort to achieve in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
In bid to provide updates regarding electricity supply to consumers, Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) will be introducing ‘urja mitra’ mobile application on May 1, 2018.
The Khushinagar disaster, that killed 13 school children in Uttar Pradesh, has forced the Central Railway (CR) to go on a month-long safety drive and checks.
Hours after 13 children died in an accident at an unmanned level crossing in Uttar Pradesh today, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal held a review meeting in which it was decided that the progress in eliminating such crossings will be shared on a website to increase accountability, a statement from the ministry said.
Special Railways Trains: Western Railway To Run Bandra Terminus-Ghazipur, Gandhidham-bhagalpur Trains
To clear the extra rush of passengers during the summer season, the Western Railway (WR) will run special trains between Bandra Terminus and Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh and between Gandhidham in Gujarat and Bhagalpur in Bihar. The Western Railway gave this information in a statement issued here today.