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Reliance Ind beats IOC in race to supply diesel to Railways

9 hours 26 min ago
Public sector oil retailer Indian Oil Corporation has lost to Reliance Industries Ltd the contract for supplying diesel to the Indian Railways.

Private refiners compete with state firms to sell diesel to railways

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 19:25
Private refiners Reliance Industries Ltd and Essar Oil Ltd are competing with state refiners to sell diesel to Indian Railways, sources at the state refiners said, after the federal government's control over diesel pricing ended last year. Indian Railways, the biggest client for diesel, consumes up to 2.5 million tonnes of the fuel each year. Tenders for supplying diesel to the railways country ...

History of Railways exhibition a hit among devotees

Sat, 24/01/2015 - 16:11
The railway exhibition at Sangam is witnessing a large number of visitors.

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Fri, 23/01/2015 - 18:49
The Indian Railways will have to pay compensation to passengers for any untoward incident during their journey, including death due to cardiac arrest while running along the moving train leaving the platform.

SC orders Rs.4 lakh in damages to rail passenger's kin

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 18:09
New Delhi, Jan. Jan 23 (IANS): The Indian Railways will have to pay compensation to passengers for any untoward incident during their journey, including death due to cardiac arrest while running along the moving train leaving the platform.

How the Railways can carry Swachh Bharat message across India

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 11:49
Envisioning and implementing a Railway innovation programme needs attitude training and skill impartation, says R Gopalakrishnan.

Railways riding on higher freight rates, improved traffic

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 12:04
Freight earnings accounted for 65 per cent of IR's total earnings of Rs 144,167 crore (Rs 1,441.67 billion) in 2013-14.

Modi is a man with no magic wand: Mark Tully

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 07:55
In a freewheeling chat, Mark Tully talks about his writing, Indian politics and his love for the railways.

RUN-UP TO BUDGET 2015

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 19:43
Frequent revisions in freight rate coupled with a moderate revival in bulk commodities transport have pushed Indian Railways freight earnings by 12.1% to Rs 77,161 crore in the first three quarters of the current fiscal as compared to a 10% growth in the same period last year.

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Tue, 20/01/2015 - 19:44
Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has made a strong pitch for acquiring investment from all possible sources to facilitate rapid infrastructural development in the sector, besides calling for new ideas and innovative decisions to match current realities and expectations.

Railways seek public suggestions on financial issues

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 15:54
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) While seeking public suggestions to maintain a healthy balance sheet, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Tuesday cited lack of resources to upgrade services to meet the growing aspirations of the passengers. For accomplishing this mammoth task, I count on the cooperation of all my 13 lakh colleagues of Indian Railways". The minister invited public suggestions on ways to ...

Railways needs urgent investment for rapid infrastructure development: Prabhu

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 09:35
Secunderabad, Jan.20 (ANI): Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has made a strong pitch for acquiring investment from all possible sources to facilitate rapid infrastructural development in the sector, besides calling for new ideas and innovative decisions to match current realities and expectations. Prabhu issued this appeal at the 15th national seminar of the Centre for Transportation Research and ...

Save the Indian Railways! Send your suggestions

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 09:34
Facing huge financial crunch, the Railways has invited suggestions from the general public to increase its revenue and reduce expenditure ahead of the upcoming Budget Session of Parliament.

Railways to form SPVs with all states: Suresh Prabhu

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 18:32
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Indian Railways has decided to form Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) with all the states to undertake specific railway projects in the states concerned, said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. "Some state or other always complains justice is not done to them in sanctioning railway projects. "What surplus is generated will remain with the state for expansion of rail ...

Railways to form SPVs with all states: Suresh Prabhu

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 16:11
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS): The Indian Railways has decided to form Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) with all the states to undertake specific railway projects in the concerned states, said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.

Railway Minister to flag off new train today

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 06:31
Seminar on PPP and FDI in Indian Railways at IRISET

Railways caught in vicious circle of poor investments: Suresh Prabhu

Sat, 17/01/2015 - 12:38
Noting that Railways was caught in a “vicious circle” of poor investments compromising services, Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday pitched for greater investment to improve the infrastructure of th...

Railways caught in vicious circle of poor investments: Prabhu

Sat, 17/01/2015 - 12:06
Railways can contribute 2.5 per cent to three per cent in the GDP with an improved infrastructure, he said.

Railways caught in vicious circle of poor investments

Sat, 17/01/2015 - 12:06
Noting that Railways was caught in a "vicious circle" of poor investments compromising services, Minister Suresh Prabhu today pitched for greater investment to improve the infrastructure of the government behemoth. He said proper investments in the rail infrastructure could turn the Indian Railways into an engine of growth in the coming years. Admitting that Railways finances were in "deep ...

Railways beat Chattisgarh 4-1, Odisha draw with Sikkim

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 22:58
Jamshedpur, Jan 16 (PTI) Indian Railways opened their campaign by defeating Chattisgarh 4-1 while Odisha drew against Sikkim in the East Zone round of 69th Santosh Trophy football tournament here today.

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