First 5 yrs of service with the Indian Army mandatory for government jobs, recommends Parliamentary Standing Committee

First 5 yrs of service with the Indian Army mandatory for government jobs, recommends Parliamentary Standing Committee

New Delhi: Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence has recommended mandatory service of five years in the Indian army as eligibility for a government job. This will end the shortfall of soldiers in the armed forces. The committee feels confident that this will also fill the officers’ posts that remain vacant in the armed forces. The […]

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India-Russia collaborate to run passenger train between Nagpur-Secunderabad at the speed of 200 kmph

India-Russia collaborate to run passenger train between Nagpur-Secunderabad at the speed of 200 kmph

New Delhi : From November 2016, three major railway mishaps have occurred in India in a very short span. The last of these mishaps was witnessed on Saturday night at 11 pm, claiming lives of 39 passengers. When the whole country is reacting with grief due to these mishaps, a news has come to the fore […]

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Rail Budget to be merged with Union Budget

Rail Budget to be merged with Union Budget

New Delhi : The Railway Budget, being presented for the last 92 years will be discontinued from the next financial year. The Railway Budget will be merged along with the 2017-18 Union Budget. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had earlier proposed to discontinue the separate Railway Budget and include it in the Union Budget itself. This proposal […]

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Japan to invest $25 billion in India: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

Japan to invest $25 billion in India: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi : Japan’s decision to invest USD 25 billion in India will take Indo-Japanese ties to new heights  said  the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu expressing his trust. He added further that India’s development projects would benefit immensely from this investment on Japan’s part. The bilateral relations between India and Japan have consistently been improving over the […]

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Foundation laid for Railway route between Tripura’s Agartala in India and Bangladesh’s Akhaura

Foundation laid for Railway route between Tripura’s Agartala in India and Bangladesh’s Akhaura

Agartala : India’s Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged of the ‘Tripura Sundari Express’ running between New Delhi and Tripura’s capital, Agartala. This rail service will now make direct travel between New Delhi and Agartala possible. The Railway Minister also laid the foundation stone for railway route between Tripura’s Agartala in India and Bangladesh‘s Akhaura. ‘Tripura Sundari Express’ will […]

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