“There was a technical problem. It was resolved Friday. Since then. the website has been working fine,” Sanjaya Das, Additional Member, Railway Board (Computer and Information Systems) said on the crashing of IRCTC website.
Currently, the Railways recovers only 57 per cent of the cost in passenger services and around 37 per cent in suburban services. Class-wise, only the AC III tier fetches it a profit, but that is neutralised by the losses from other classes.
Air India and its chief Ashwani Lohani were in news recently when the airline refused to fly Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad because of the latter's alleged misbehaviour with an airline staff. Later, all airlines refused to fly the MP for days.
High on Nitin Gadkari's agenda are the four strategic road projects along the China border in Northern, Eastern and Southern parts of Arunachal Pradesh with a combined road length of 568 km at a total cost of around Rs 7,500 crore.
The Railway Board’s civil engineering department on Saturday issued a letter to East Central Railway, instructing that all train operations should be stopped from June 15, after giving the people proper notice
Khare is currently Adviser (Infrastructure), heading the directorate that is responsible for the bullet train project, Public Private Partnership and FDI in the Railway ministry. He is from the Indian Railways Civil Engineering cadre.
The Railways is selling the idea with the proposition that if someone opts for Vikalp, while getting a waitlisted ticket in an ordinary mail/express train, then she might get accommodated on a Rajdhani or Shatabdi Express at no extra cost.