Indian Railways in pilot project with TCS to conduct recruitment exam online
8 Jul
2015
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The Indian Railways has tied up with Tata Consultancy ServicesBSE -0.95 % to pilot a system to conduct its recruitment exams online, as the country's largest employer looks to introduce transparency into its operations.

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Employees protest privatisation, FDI in Indian Railways
1 Jul
2015
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Opposing privatisation and foreign direct investment (FDI) in the railways, hundreds of railway employees took to the roads and blocked the Trichy junction protesting against the central government.

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IRCTC will now offers air tickets to waitlisted passengers
11 Jun
2015
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In some good news, IRCTC is offering passengers who fail to get their waitlisted ticket confirmed an option to convert it into an airline ticket at a competitive fare.

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Free WiFi service launched at Secunderabad railway station
29 May
2015
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Telangana Minister for Information Technology K.T. Rama Rao on Tuesday announced that in a year’s time, the City of Pearls would turn into a WiFi hub

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The 2-minute read: IRCTC to offer baggage insurance for passengers
20 Apr
2015
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The 2-minute read: IRCTC to offer baggage insurance for passengers »

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Aiming to provide passengers more facilities for booking tickets online, IRCTC is planning to offer a new service of 'baggage insurance' for them.

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Indian Railways Examining Alternative Routes Between Katra and Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir
18 Apr
2015
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Indian Railways Examining Alternative Routes Between Katra and Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir »

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Indian Railways is examining the suggestions of Sreedharan Committee on realignment of route between Katra and Banihal as part of the final leg of the Kashmir rail link project.

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IRCTC Keen to Take Over Catering
8 Apr
2015
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Dr A K Manocha, chairman and managing director of IRCTC, said the corporation currently handles only three per cent of catering inside trains and stations; the Railways handles the rest.

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Pakistan Railways: ‘Upgrades to increase revenue by Rs3 billion’
27 Mar
2015
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Railways Minister Khwaja Saad Rafique said on Saturday that the induction of refurbished diesel locomotives would enable the department to increase yearly revenue by Rs3 billion.

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Indian Railways and Punjab govt eye JV to fast track rail infra projects
27 Mar
2015
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In a first of its kind project, the Indian Railways and the Punjab government have decided to form a joint venture company to fasttrack planned rail projects in the state as well as take up new projects, including creation of ultra modern railway stations and laying new railway tracks.

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Protecting passengers on India’s next-gen network
25 Mar
2015
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Protecting passengers on India’s next-gen network »

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Whether by derailments, collisions or level crossing incidents, around 15,000 people die every year on India's creaking railways.

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