July 16, 2020 06:43 (IST)
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Railways resumes selected local trains in Mumbai

Mumbai/IBNS: The Indian Railways resumed selected local trains for essential staff on Monday morning.

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal's mother dies

Pune/UNI: Senior BJP leader Chandrakanta Goyal, mother of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, passed away at her residence in Mumbai last night. She was 88.

India Railways to run 200 Non-AC trains daily from June 1

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Railways on Tuesday informed that it will run 200 non-AC trains daily from June 1 in addition to the Shramik special ones.

Piyush Goyal slams Mamata's arrangement of 105 trains for migrants, says WB needs more

New Delhi/IBNS: Hours after Mamata Banerjee announced that her government has organised for 105 trains to bring back people to Bengal, stuck in different parts of the country, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said he feels sad that the eastern state doesn't want to accept the migrants waiting to return home.

India calls for affordable access to medicines, easier movement of health specialists across borders

New Delhi/UNI: India has called for working towards creating a global framework for further enhancing affordable access to medicines for fighting pandemics and facilitating easier movement of health professionals across national borders.

Valentine's Day: Man proposes to his partner during debut run of Kolkata's E-W Metro

Kolkata/IBNS: The debut run of Kolkata's East-West Metro, which was inaugurated just a day ago, was marked by a unique love story where a man proposed to his partner inside a coach on the occasion of Valentine's Day on Friday.

Kolkata: TMC lawmakers to 'boycott' East-West Metro's inauguration today as CM Mamata Banerjee isn't invited

Kolkata/IBNS: TMC lawmakers, who have been invited to the flagging off event of Kolkata's East-West Metro's first phase's inaugural run on Thursday, decided not to join the function as Kolkata Metro Railway Corporation Limited (KMRCL) did not send any invitation to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, reports said.

Indian Railway to be Net-Zero railway by 2030: Railway Minister

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Railways is investing in the generation of 20 GW solar power generation which will make Indian Railways a Net Zero emission railway, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.

Indian Railways moving towards complete electrification in next 4-5 years: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi/IBNS: The government hopes to electrify the entire railway network in the next four to five years in the bid to reduce carbon emmission, Railway minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.

We must prepare ourselves for government attack on IMF, Gita Gopinath: P Chidambaram

New Delhi/IBNS: After the International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed India's economic growth for 2019-2020 to below five per cent, former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said an attack on IMF and its chief economic adviser Gita Gopinath by the ruling dispensation was imminent.

We welcome all kinds of investments that follow the letter and spirit of law: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi/IBNS: A day after Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Railways Piyush Goyal said by investing a billion dollars Amazon was not doing any 'favour' to India, he clarified his remark on Friday by saying that the Indian government welcomes all kinds of investments but they should follow the spirit and letter of law.

PM's comment on NRC should be considered as 'last word': Piyush Goyal

Margao/UNI: Union Minister for Railways and Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on National Register of Citizens (NRC) should be considered the last word.

Railways providing on board housekeeping services in running trains

New Delhi/UNI: Cleanliness is a continuous process and every endeavour is made to keep the train coaches, including toilets, in properly maintained and clean condition.

No plan to privatise Railways : Piyush Goyal

New Delhi/UNI: Refuting reports of  government planning to privatise Railways, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said Indian Railways is and will always remain ''a property of people of  India''.

Piyush Goyal releases 'Station Cleanliness Survey Report'

New Delhi: Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal released the ‘Stations’ Cleanliness Survey Report’ (Cleanliness assessment of Non-suburban and Suburban Stations 2019).