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Railway budgetWith highest ever allocation of Rs.57,630 crore ($13 billion), Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday presented the rail budget for 2011-12, promising to move fast to build a stronger railroad infrastructure while addressing the needs of the average person. From more money for better safety and several industrial parks under the public-private partnership model to new […] Continue reading Mamata’s rail budget promises growth with human face

Railway budget 5Railway 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

rain affected bus train serviceThe capital witnessed light rainfall early Tuesday, adding to the chill. It helped ease heavy fog conditions as also flight operations at the Delhi airport, but rail services continued to be hit with 50 trains affected. “There is a western disturbance over Jammu and Kashmir, because of which Delhi witnessed light rainfall this (Tuesday) morning,” […] Continue reading Rains give respite from fog, but rail services affected

India is keeping a close watch on China’s military modernisation and infrastructure in the border regions in Tibet and has taken necessary measures to safeguard its security, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said here Wednesday.
He also said in the Lok Sabha that Beijing has denied any plan to divert the Brahmaputra river by digging a […] Continue reading India closely watching China’s border infrastructure: Krishna