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12, Nov 2017, by : FnF Desk

A satellite-based system will now alert road users at unmanned level crossings about approaching trains and also help in tracking train movement on a real-time basis.Read News

11, Nov 2017, by : Saeed Naqvi

The arrival of Dineshwar Sharma, formerly of the Intelligence Bureau, as the Centre's interlocutor in troubled Jammu and Kashmir has clearly not set the Jhelum on fire. But Hari Niwas, the former Maharaja's palace, Sharma's HQ, has acquired a temporary prominence with armoured personnel carriers, TV vans and a gradually diminishing number of journalists outside.Read News

10, Nov 2017, by : Somrita Ghosh

One of the most sought-after destinations for tourists visiting Uttarakhand, Nainital has remained an abode of eternal charm, but very few are aware of the Lok Sanskriti Sangrahalaya, a private museum in Bhimtal that houses several rare art objects. Its owner, now in his late 70s, continues to strive day and night on its upkeep. Read News

06, Nov 2017, by : FnF Desk

Cash-starved Indian Railways has increased the fare of 48 mail and express trains by upgrading them to "superfast" and raising their designated average speed by mere five kilometres per hour from 50 kmph, according to the new timetable released November 1. Read News

03, Nov 2017, by : Rohit Vaid

Eyeing the growth in passenger traffic between India and Australia, SriLankan Airlines has launched a direct flight service to Melbourne from its Colombo hub. Launched on October 29, 2017, the service is aimed at attracting Indian passenger traffic to Melbourne, says Dimuthu Tennakoon, Head of Worldwide Sales and Distribution, SriLankan Airlines.Read News

03, Nov 2017, by : Anil K. Rajvanshi

Last week, a forum on clean cooking was arranged in New Delhi. Funded by international organisations like the UN, the World Bank and USAID, among others, it attracted about 600 delegates from 50 countries. The three-day forum discussed various cooking energy strategies to mitigate the misery of poor households in rural areas.Read News

02, Nov 2017, by : FnF Desk

As national attention was focussed on the recent deaths of 18 children over three days in Ahmedabad's main civil hospital, officials said most children were underweight and thus vulnerable. That defence spotlights the fact that Gujarat -- which ranks second by industries and fifth by per capita income -- is ranked 17th among 29 states on infant mortality and 25th by underweight prevalence among under-five children.Read News

31, Oct 2017, by : Jaideep Sarin

The 'Green Revolution' state is yet to recover from the after-effects of the note ban decision. The announcement by the Narendra Modi government was sudden and it could not have come at a worse time for farmers in Punjab and neighbouring Haryana as the paddy procurement season was at its peak and payments of over Rs 20,000 crore were yet to be made to the farming community at that time.Read News

08, Oct 2017, by : FnF Desk

When was the last time you witnessed an array of 12 non-vegetarian dishes on the same platter? Well, Veda is currently offering a specially-curated mouth-watering non-vegetarian thali — from starters to the dessert — which will never fail to end your craving for meat. Read News

10, Sep 2017, by : Anand Singh

It's 6.30 a.m. and construction workers have started assembling near kadiyanakas (hiring points) in search of a job. But one is witness to an unusual scene: Their tiffin boxes are empty. The reason for this is the Shramik Annapoorna Yojana (Construction Workers' Meal Scheme).Read News

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