Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a series of exemptions after the 45th GST Council meeting on Friday, this also includes an extension of GST concessional rates on COVID-19 related medicines to 31st December, 2021
The minister termed goods trains as the real revenue generators for the national transporter.
Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration Minister K. N. Nehru also observed that Tamils were also equally to be blamed since they rarely showed any inclination or initiative in applying for jobs in the Central Government or its undertakings.
The projects include the redeveloped Gandhinagar railway station and a luxury 5-star hotel built atop the station.
For the first time in India, a five-star hotel will be operating from live rail tracks.
The 'Aquatic Kingdom' as it is called, is part of the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation's initiative to enhance customer experience at stations.
Indian Railways had not transported liquid medical oxygen (LMO) earlier. So, as soon as we were told to undertake the work, we were ready with the infrastructure and plan within 24 hours, Suneet Sharma said.
The services of eight Shatabdi Express, two Rajdhani Express, two Duronto Express and one Vande Bharat Express are among around 28 trains that have been cancelled
The Railways has prepared 4,000 coaches with 64,000 beds as isolation wards for Covid patients, which will be provided to states on demand.
In the wake of soaring Covid-19 cases, the Indian Railways had recently announced that commuters will be fined up to Rs 500 for not wearing masks at rail premises and in trains.
A ramp for the Oxygen Express was built by the Central Railway at Kalamboli overnight to facilitate loading of the roll-on-roll-off oxygen trucks on the train.
The incident occurred at Vangani railway station near Mumbai on April 17, officials said
The mandatory use of masks and the fine will now be listed as an offence under the Railway Act, according to an order issued on Saturday.
Amid reports of migrant workers rushing to their hometowns, Railway Board Chairman assured passengers that trains will be provided on demand.
Divisional Railway Manager of Western Railway's Mumbai division made this announcement through his official Twitter handle
This comes after recent incidents of fire reported in some trains. According to railway officials, the decision to restrict the use of the charging ports was taken as a precautionary measure.
Piyush Goyal said that online monitoring through CCTV cameras is done at passenger reservation centre as well as other areas of major railway stations.
Purnagiri Janshatabdi Express going from Delhi to Uttarakhand's Tanakpur rolled back for 35 kilometres and finally stopped at Khatima.
An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
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