Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee began presenting the rail budget for 2011-12 in the Lok Sabha Friday with the promise of not only moving ahead faster to build a strong railroad infrastructure but also to address the needs of the average person. “We have taken a two-pronged approach. On the one hand, building sustainable, efficient, rapidly-growing [...] Continue reading Mamata Banerjee starts presenting her fifth rail budget
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Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee, who has brought actors Emraan Hashmi and Abhay Deol together for the first time for his film “Shanghai”, says they will be seen in a new light in his movie. “I have been aware of how people look at Abhay… they see him as this black sheep and dark horse. And I [...] Continue reading Abhay, Emraan will break stereotypes in ‘Shanghai’: Dibakar Banerjee
A girl child born on a moving train has been named Mamata Banerjee! That’s right, after the railway minister. The girl was delivered on board the Barauni Express train between Kurukshetra and Karnal stations Saturday, with a handful of women travelling on coach S-9 volunteering to help in the delivery of the child in the [...] Continue reading Born on train, girl is named Mamata Banerjee
Dibakar Banerjee won’t be starting another film till next year as he is taking the rest of the year off to get to know his baby daughter Ira.
“Otherwise she’ll never be able to accept me as anything but an alien in her life. At the moment she’s seven months old. I want to spend some [...] Continue reading Dibakar Banerjee takes the year off for baby
Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee flagged off three new non-stop Duronto trains here on Wednesday.
The trains would run from New Delhi to Howrah, Bhubaneshwar and to Jammu Tawi.
The three trains – New Delhi-Bhubaneswar, New Delhi-Howrah, and Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Jammu Tawi – are among the 14 Duronto trains announced in the interim railway budget of 2009-10, of [...] Continue reading Mamata Banerjee flags off three new Duronto Express trains