- Railway Police refuses to lodge complaint News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (05:45AM)
While the Police Department boasts of launching helplines for filing complaints and switching over to online registration of complaints, there is no change in the mindset of police personnel at the field level who are as "brazen and insensitive" as ever.In a bizarre incident, which speaks volumes about the...
- Bharatnatyam marks Oak Grove School celebrations News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (05:41AM)
A Bharatnatyam performance by BN Ananth marked the ongoing celebrations of Oak Grove School in Mussoorie today.The school is celebrating completion of 125 years in existence and festivities will continue till June 1 which is observed as the founder's day of the school.The chief guest, PP Sharma, Executive Director, Railway...
- CMRL asked to submit data on heritage buildings News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (05:40AM)
The Chennai Corporation Council has asked Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) to share its data on the structural condition of heritage buildings near the path of the Metro Rail project.According to officials of Chennai Corporation, CMRL has been delaying the submission of the monthly report based on compilation of such...
- DGP commissions Zonal Railway Police Hqrs News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (05:36AM)
The Director General of Police (DGP), Ashok Prasad, today appreciated the role of the railway police for inculcating a sense of security among the railway personnel and commuters in the Valley.He was speaking on commissioning Zonal Railway Police Headquarters on the outskirts of Srinagar at Nowgam.He said with the inception...
- JTBS scheme a hit on CR News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (05:34AM)
JAN Sadharan Ticket Booking Sewa (JTBS), the Railways' outsourcing scheme, has shown substantial growth over the past year, with its share in total ticketing rising from one per cent in January 2012 to 11 per cent in January 2013 on Central Railway (CR). On Western Railway (WR), the scheme has...
- Tenders to be floated to shift Tipu's armoury News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (05:33AM)
The Railways will shortly float tenders to shift Tipu’s armoury adjacent to the proposed second railway line at Srirangapatna.A meeting in this regard was held between the Railway officials and Divisional Railway Users' Consultative Committee (DRUCC), Bangalore Division, on Wednesday. “Most clearances have been secured by the Railways, and...
- 8Row apart, Rly seeks to stay on track News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (05:31AM)
On May 6, barely three days after it was rocked by the arrest of its Member (Staff) and then railway minister's nephew on bribery charges, the Railways issued a global request for qualification for its biggest PPP projects — the locomotive factories at Madhepura and Marhaura in Bihar.The issue of...
- Bring Railways back on track News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (05:29AM)
It should be restructured and run as a corporate entity rather than the fiefdom of politicians.
The Railgate episode has been a painful sight for millions of countrymen, and for the large body of railwaymen in particular. However, this is also an opportune moment to re-jig the IR monolith.
Once the bulwark...
- KASHMIR GETS SOUTH ASIA S LONGEST RAILWAY TUNNEL News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (05:27AM)
Banihal : Deep inside the tunnel which cuts through the Pirpanchal Range here, workers are busy installing the lighting system. Technicians arrive to fix the emergency communication services and the control systems are tested to perfection. The 11-kilometer Pirpanchal Railway Tunnel, longest in South Asia, which connects Cheral village in...
- DGP commissions Zonal Railway Police Hqrs News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (05:25AM)
Srinagar: The Director General of Police (DGP), Ashok Prasad Thursday appreciated the role of Railway Police for inculcating sense of security among the railway personnel and commuters in Kashmir, a police handout said. The DGP also lauded the Northern Railways for facilitating the railway police by providing infrastructure and other...
- Entry# 736067
Apr 27 (09:18PM)
As already observed by our Admins Jay Shah & Nazeer in prior posts [/blog/post/735925|http://indiarailinfo.com/blog/post/735925] and [/blog/post/735925|http://indiarailinfo.com/blog/post/734351] , the Seat Availability Check, Search and Availability Calendar have now been implemented. The feature is an amalgamation of numerous suggestions put forward by our members/Admins over the past few months. Hearty thanks to...
- Entry# 731613
Apr 23 2013 (06:29PM)
A new class of members called "Forum Monitor" has been introduced. These members will have free rein to Delete Posts, Suspend Members and Archive Blogs. The defining characteristics of these members is:
1. They are a subset of the Admin group.
2. They are NOT active bloggers, and so not emotionally involved.
- Entry# 716180
Apr 07 2013 (01:30PM)
The following modifications are being made in the Forum:
1. The Opinion box will now show a detailed list of Members who provided the rating. When you click on Great, Thanks, Useful or Agree, a box will open up beneath displaying the names. When you hover over the respective member names,...
- Entry# 655923
Jan 30 2013 (10:16AM)
Further elucidation on UnAnswered and Popular tabs.
Only posts tagged with "Travel Question" within the last 7 days are candidates for the UnAnswered tab. Other general comments may not necessarily deserve a reply. If members miscategorize their genuine questions as something else - Rail/Travel, etc. - they will have to...
- Entry# 637916
Jan 11 2013 (08:47AM)
Members mark your calendars. The first online IRI Quiz Contest will be held on Sunday, Feb 3 @ 8pm IST. Some points:
1. You would need a modern mobile or desktop browser. No Opera Mini. You would need to ensure that you have good internet connectivity.
2. NO easy questions. 20 medium...
- Entry# 617169
Dec 21 2012 (09:38AM)
As per the suggestion presented [here|http://indiarailinfo.com/blog/post/615661] , a new experimental feature is being introduced today.
At the top of the member profile, you will see a new link "Block Member" (see pic). If you block any member, they will NOT be able to reply within Blog Entries started by you, OR...
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