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Highlights: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Says Time Not The Right To Bring Petro Products Under GST After 45th Council Meeting

Sep 17, 2021 Outlook Business Team

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

National Open Athletics: Harmilan Kaur Shatters 19-Year-Old Record In 1500m

Sep 17, 2021 PTI

The 20-year-old from Punjab clocked 4:05.39s to surpass the mark set by Sunita Rani (4:06.03s) at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan.


Railways Suffered Rs 36,000 Cr Loss During Covid-19 Pandemic: Minister

The minister termed goods trains as the real revenue generators for the national transporter.

Railway Services On Mangaluru-Mumbai Line Resume After Massive Landslide

Jul 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

More than 75 workers from the division worked round the clock for 45 hours to clear the debris, till then trains were diverted, rescheduled or cancelled


Poll Preps: After UP, PM Modi Launches Big-Ticket Projects In Gujarat

The projects include the redeveloped Gandhinagar railway station and a luxury 5-star hotel built atop the station.

29 April, 2021

2,990 Beds, 64 Patients... Indian Railways Deploy Covid Care Coaches

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


18 March, 2021

Uttarakhand: Train Moves In Reverse Direction For Kilometres, Watch Video Here

Outlook Web Bureau

Purnagiri Janshatabdi Express going from Delhi to Uttarakhand's Tanakpur rolled back for 35 kilometres and finally stopped at Khatima.


21 November, 2020

Blockade Off For 15 Days, Punjab Farmers Allow Passenger Trains From Monday

PTI

The farmers respond to impassioned appeal by the chief minister at a meeting with unions.


10 November, 2020

Goa CM Meets Union Minister Mandaviya In Delhi

PTI

Protests are growing against the three infrastructure projects: laying of electricity line, expansion of a national highway, and double-tracking of a railway line


08 November, 2020

China To Step Up Construction Of Rail Line In Tibet, Close To Arunachal Pradesh

PTI

The Sichuan-Tibet Railway starts from Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province and travels through Ya'an and enters Tibet via Qamdo.


03 November, 2020

Situation 'Critical', Punjab Stares At Long Power Cuts

PTI

Punjab projects a grim festival season as coal supplies run low.


10 October, 2020

Rail Blockade: Left With 2 Days' Coal, Punjab Stares At Severe Power Outages

PTI

Farmers under the banner of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee have been squatting on the rail tracks in Amritsar and Ferozepur since September 24.


06 October, 2020

India-Bangladesh Rail Link Work Likely To Be Completed By December: Official

PTI

Work of laying single-line tracks is almost done on the Indian side from Haldibari in the Jalpaiguri district, the North East Frontier Railway official said.


04 October, 2020

Piyush Goyal Inaugurates Kolkata's Phoolbagan Station Of East West Metro Corridor

PTI

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the project, which has suffered delays owing to several issues, has been fast-tracked since 2015.


12 September, 2020

Train Tragedy Averted, Driver Not Informed Of Track Repair Work

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Loco pilot applied the emergency break just 10 meters ahead of the track repair work site.


26 June, 2020

No New Order For Cancellation Of Regular Trains Issued: Railway Spokesperson

Outlook Web Bureau

The spokesperson also said the Railways is monitoring occupancy position of special trains on a regular basis and whenever a decision is taken to introduce new special trains, its schedule will be notified.


13 May, 2020

Rail Bhavan Shut For 2 Days After Staffer Tests Positive For COVID-19

PTI

The building, which houses the Railway Board, will be shut on May 14 and 15 and intensive sanitisation of all the rooms and common areas will be done.


04 April, 2020

Railways Issues 'Restoration Plan' To Zones, Prepares To Resume Services From April 15

PTI

Trains, however, will begin operations only after a green signal from the government


Photo Gallery

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

Photo by AP/PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

PTI Photo

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

Eduardo Munoz /Pool Photo via AP

Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

PTI Photo
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Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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