IRCTC app to book air tickets
19 Jun
2016
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IRCTC app to book air tickets »

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has claimed to have developed a mobile app which will enable booking of air tickets simpler, speedier and with the lowest fare as well.

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IRCTC waives service fee for offline card payments; why not online payments too?
4 Jun
2016
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IRCTC waives service fee for offline card payments; why not online payments too? »

Indian Railways will not charge service fee on payments made via cards, while purchasing train tickets at railway platforms, reports The Hindu.

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Hacked IRCTC website, made lakhs selling fake tickets before CBI got him
2 May
2016
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Hacked IRCTC website, made lakhs selling fake tickets before CBI got him »

Hamid, who used to hack train ticket booking website IRCTC to generate fake tickets was arrested from Dakshan Darwaza area in eastern Uttar Pradesh's Basti town.

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Will Need To Make 100 Daily Trips For India To Afford It
18 Apr
2016
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Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Will Need To Make 100 Daily Trips For India To Afford It »

The proposed Mumbai to Ahmedabad bullet train will have to ferry 88,000 - 118,000 passengers per day, or undertake 100 trips daily, for the Railways to keep it financially viable, according to a report by Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A).

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IRCTC launches executive lounge facility at Agra Cantt station
6 Apr
2016
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IRCTC launches executive lounge facility at Agra Cantt station »

Setting a new benchmark in rail travel, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC) today announced the launch of Executive Lounge at Agra Cantt station that would provide airport lounge-like facilities to train passengers at an affordable rate.

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Indian Railways To Test 92 Lakh Candidates In World’s Largest Online Exam
31 Mar
2016
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Indian Railways To Test 92 Lakh Candidates In World’s Largest Online Exam »

The Indian Railways is set to conduct the world’s largest online exam between March and May this year. This recruitment exam will test the mettle of more than 92 lakh candidates applying for 18,252 vacancies in non-technical posts.

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Indian Railways announces Holi special trains for 2016
4 Mar
2016
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Indian Railways announces Holi special trains for 2016 »

The Indian Railways has announced a list of special trains to cope with the rush during the peak season, considering Holi festival is just round the corner.

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Indian Rail budget 2016 highlights
25 Feb
2016
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Indian Rail budget 2016 highlights »

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu began presenting his ministry's budget for the next fiscal year in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, promising to address the issues concerning all stakeholders -- citizens, employees and industry, among others.

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Only booking of 6 railway e-tickets allowed through IRCTC from February 15
2 Feb
2016
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Only booking of 6 railway e-tickets allowed through IRCTC from February 15 »

This has been done to prevent any possible misuse of online booking facility as it has been felt that a genuine passenger does not require to book tickets online for more than six times in a month, he said

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RailTel broadband to connect 5 lakh households by 2018
28 Jan
2016
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RailTel broadband to connect 5 lakh households by 2018 »

Indian Railways' RailWire broadband network services are expected to reach to 500,000 households by 2018, a senior RailTel Corporation official said.

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