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Union Ministry of Railways releases new Water Management Policy

On this occasion, the Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu presented GreenCo Certificates to three units of Indian Railways for their eco-friendly initiatives.

Recommended for : Suresh Prabhu , Water Policy Railways , GreenCo Certificates , CII , VIKALP Scheme

Publish Date : Mar 23, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz: 23 March 2017

23 March 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh.com wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like 2016 Human Development Report, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and VIKALP Scheme of Indian Railways.

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Publish Date : Mar 23, 2017

Suresh Prabhu announced scaling up of VIKALP Scheme for Railway Passengers

The expanded VIKALP scheme will enable the Indian Railways to get more revenues without any increase in the number of train services.

Recommended for : VIKALP Scheme , Indian Railways , Suresh Prabhu , Railways Water Policy , GreenCo Certificates

Publish Date : Mar 23, 2017

Ghanshyam Singh appointed as Member-Traction Railway Board

Prior to being appointed as Member (Traction) Railway Board, Ghanshyam Singh served as the General Manager of Eastern Railway in Kolkata.

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Publish Date : Mar 22, 2017

First ever Made-in-India train flagged off at Dadar station

Indian Railway minister, Suresh Prabhu flagged off India’s first ever made-in-India train at Dadar station on 18 March 2017.

Recommended for : Make in India , Medha , First Indian Train , Suresh Prabhu , Indian Railway , Western Railway Network

Publish Date : Mar 20, 2017

हबीबगंज देश का पहला प्राइवेट रेलवे स्टेशन बना

बंसल ग्रुप के साथ किए गये समझौते के तहत तीन वर्ष में बंसल हैथवे इस रेलवे स्टेशन को अंतरराष्ट्रीय स्तर पर विकसित करेगी.

Recommended for : Habibganj Railway station , PPP Station redevelopment , Indian Railways , हबीबगंज रेलवे स्टेशन , प्राइवेट रेलवे स्टेशन , भारतीय रेल

Publish Date : Mar 8, 2017

Suresh Prabhu launched freight sector initiatives to transform Indian Railways

On this occasion, the pilot project for green transportation was inaugurated for the National Capital Region to reduce congestion on Delhi roads.

Recommended for : Indian Railways , Railways freight business , Suresh Prabhu , RORO , New Business models Railways

Publish Date : Mar 3, 2017

Railways Ministry inaugurates Antyodaya Express and Humsafar Express

This fourth Humsafar Express will cross the entire country from North to South.

Recommended for : Indian Railways , Antyodaya Express , Humsafar Express

Publish Date : Feb 28, 2017

भारतीय रेलवे द्वारा नई केटरिंग नीति 2017 आरंभ की गयी

आईआरसीटीसी द्वारा यह तय किया जायेगा कि यात्रियों को खाना ताज़ा मिले तथा भोजन की गुणवत्ता भी अच्छी हो.

Recommended for : Indian Railways , New Catering Policy 2017 , भारतीय रेलवे , नई केटरिंग नीति

Publish Date : Feb 28, 2017

Indian Railways launches New Catering Policy 2017

IRCTC will manage catering service on all mobile units including catering services on all the trains started on short notice.

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Publish Date : Feb 28, 2017

Ministry of Railways dedicated Antyodaya Express to the nation

The introduction of Antyodaya Express trains is considered as a major step by the Indian Railways towards providing better amenities to passengers.

Recommended for : Indian Railways , Suresh Prabhu , Antyodaya Express , Passenger Amenities , Railways Modernisation

Publish Date : Feb 23, 2017

Indian Railways Dedicated Freight Corridor: First portion to be operational by 2018

This will be a 190-km double track route with a total of 380 km track length which will be under the scrutiny of Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL).

Recommended for : Indian Railways , Dedicated Freight Corridor , operational by 2018 , Eastern DFC

Publish Date : Feb 14, 2017

Railway Ministry to approve an ambitious railway project in Andaman and Nicobar

The Railway ministry has given a green signal to an ambitious rail link project that will connect Andaman’s capital Port Blair to Diglipur, the largest town in the north of the islands.

Recommended for : Indian Railways , Indian Railway Ministry , Andaman and Nicobar Islands , Union Territory

Publish Date : Feb 8, 2017

जानिए रेल बजट की ख़ास बातें

वित्त मंत्री अरुण जेटली द्वारा घोषणा की गयी कि आईआरसीटीसी (IRCTC) से टिकट बुक करने पर कोई सर्विस चार्ज नहीं लगेगा.

Recommended for : Rail Budget , Union budget , Indian Railways , रेल बजट , आम बजट , भारतीय रेलवे

Publish Date : Feb 1, 2017

भारतीय रेलवे: मुख्य बिंदु

भारतीय रेलवे की कुल लम्बाई 63,974 किलोमीटर से अधिक है यह चीन के बाद सबसे अधिक है.

Recommended for : Indian railways , Rail budget , budget 2017 , भारतीय रेलवे , रेलवे बजट , बजट 2017

Publish Date : Feb 1, 2017

Budget 2017: Everything Explained

The union budget is an important part of Indian economy and polity. There are some changes in the budget due to its merger with railway budget. We have elaborated the entire constitutional procedure of the budget that how it is formed and presented.

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Publish Date : Jan 16, 2017

Indian Railways launches IRCTC Rail Connect mobile app

With this, a new user registration and activation can now be directly done through this application.

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Publish Date : Jan 12, 2017

रेलवे ने चार्ट बनने के बाद खाली बची सीटों पर किराये में 10 प्रतिशत छूट की घोषणा की

टिकट पर लगने वाले आरक्षण फीस एवं सुपरफास्ट चार्ज यथावत लागू रहेंगे और इसके अलावा सर्विस टैक्स भी पहले जैसे ही लागू रहेगा.

Recommended for : Indian Railway , rebate , seat , chart preparation , रेलवे , चार्ट , सीट , किराये , छूट

Publish Date : Dec 30, 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quizzes: 19 December to 25 December 2016

Jagranjosh.com brings for its readers quizzes of the week that covers important happenings of the week. The section revises selected quizzes along with their explanations from the week to help its readers in revising the most important happenings. The questions covered in this week include topics like Mumbai- Ahmedabad High Speed Railway Project, Indian films in Oscar’s race and FDI inflows into India among others.

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Publish Date : Dec 25, 2016

Indian Railways partnered with JICA for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is an agency of Japan that coordinates developmental activities in the under developed and developing countries.

Recommended for : JICA , Japan assistance to India , high speed railway project , infrastructure , Mumbai Ahmedabad high speed rail

Publish Date : Dec 22, 2016

Indian Railways, SBI tie-up to install 10000 POS machines at various locations

SBI was given the responsibility to install 10000 POS machines at various PRS counters followed by Unreserved Ticketing Systems (UTS) at suburban stations, parcel and goods locations and other UTS locations.

Recommended for : Indian Railways , SBI , tie-up , install 10000 POS machines

Publish Date : Dec 14, 2016

वरिष्ठ नागरिकों को रेल किराए में रियायत के लिए आधार कार्ड जरूरी

रेलवे के अनुसार आधार कार्ड ना रखने पर वरिष्ठ नागरिकों को मिलने वाली रियायत उन्हें नहीं मिलेगी.

Recommended for : Indian Railway , Aadhaar Card , mandatory , senior citizen , benefit , वरिष्ठ नागरिक , रेल किराए , रियायत , आधार कार्ड

Publish Date : Dec 7, 2016

Indian Railways makes Aadhaar Card mandatory for availing senior citizen benefits

From 1 January to 31 March 2017, requirement of Aadhaar verification for getting concessional tickets for senior citizens will be optional.

Recommended for : Indian Railways , Aadhaar Card mandatory , senior citizen benefits , Aadhaar-based ticketing system

Publish Date : Dec 7, 2016

The Lifeline Express to get two more coaches for cancer treatment

The coaches are purely equipped for detection and control of oral, cervical and breast cancer and prevention of stroke. They will be accompanied by three fully equipped operation theatres.

Recommended for : Lifeline Express , Medical Aid , Health Ministry , Indian Railways

Publish Date : Dec 6, 2016

Third Gender to be included in Rail reservation forms

The decision stands for both offline and online booking. It was taken in accordance with the judgment passed by the Supreme Court of India in the NALSA vs Union of India case.

Recommended for : IRCTC , Transgender , Supreme Court , Third Gender , Indian Railways

Publish Date : Nov 28, 2016

Mumbai's Western Railways wins Surjit Trophy

In the second half, Haryana girls scored two goals in 40th and 50th minutes of the game to reduce the margin. Jaspreet Kaur and Neha scored goals for the team. Western Railways Mayengbam Lily Chanu and Manjit Kaur then struck to complete the score sheet.

Recommended for : Jaspreet Kaur , Haryana XI , Mumbai's Western Railways , Surjit Trophy , Indian Oil

Publish Date : Nov 11, 2016

Bindeshwar Pathak appointed as brand ambassador of Swachh Rail Mission

Bindeshwar Pathak is an Indian sociologist and the founder of Sulabh International. His work is considered pioneering in social reform, especially in the field of sanitation and hygiene.

Recommended for : Ministry of Railways , Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak , Sulabh International , Brand Ambassador for Swachh Rail Mission , Swachh Rail Mission , Indian Railway.

Publish Date : Nov 3, 2016

India, World Bank sign $650 Million agreement for Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor

EDFC-III project will benefit industries of Northern and Eastern India, which rely on railway network for transportation of material inputs and exports.

Recommended for : India , Loan agreement , World Bank , Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor-III , Eastern Corridor , Indian Railways ,

Publish Date : Oct 22, 2016

Indian Railways wins World Railway Shooting Championship Cup

In Air Rifle, Ayonika Paul won Gold by defeating France and Norway while Suma Shirur won silver and Gurjit won Bronze.

Recommended for : Indian Railways , World Railway Shooting Championship Cup , France , Sports , Shooting

Publish Date : Oct 20, 2016

भारतीय रेलवे ने विश्व रेलवे शूटिंग चैम्पियनशिप का खिताब जीता

भारतीय टीम ने 50 मीटर रायफल प्रतियोगिता में जर्मनी तथा फ्रांस को हराकर स्वर्ण पदक जीता.

Recommended for : Indian Railways , wins , World Railway Shooting Championship , Cup , भारतीय रेलवे , विश्व रेलवे शूटिंग चैम्पियनशिप , खिताब , जीता

Publish Date : Oct 20, 2016
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