Neha Kulkarni


Mishap averted: Chopper carrying ONGC officials makes emergency landing
Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Aircraft reported low oil pressure in one engine, lost communication with ATC minutes before landing

Mumbai Central Railway protest highlights: Train services resume as students call off agitation
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Mumbai Central Railway protest highlights: The train services on Central Railways Line that were suspended this morning, resumed after the students moved out of the tracks.

Western Railway heritage gallery: 150 rare artefacts, still not a crowd puller
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

In its exhibition on signalling systems, the gallery has a “pappu” engine that used to be at the Bandra railway station. A “pappu” engine refers to an old engine that is non-operational.

Occupancy in premium trains dropped after flexible fares introduced
Mon, Mar 19, 2018

Due to the passenger occupancy, while the earnings for the corresponding period between 2015-16 was 91.56 per cent, it has increased to 101.44 per cent for 2016-17

Mumbai-Delhi fares rise three-fold as 14 A320 Neos are grounded
Wed, Mar 14, 2018

An A320 Neo plane has a capacity of carrying 187 passengers. Airport officials said that while six IndiGo flights originating from or returning to Mumbai were cancelled, two of them operated between Mumbai and Delhi.

Decongesting FOBs: ‘Bifurcated staircases’ at six stations
Tue, Mar 13, 2018

The railways have approved the drawings of the bridge. While technical clearances for the design is awaited, it is expected to be in within a month, officials said. The cost of these bridges would depend upon the facilities to be provided on each bridge.

Two months on, reduced ridership during non-peak hours in AC local train
Mon, Mar 12, 2018

According to senior railway officials, the four remaining trips of the local — two each during morning and evening peak hours — witness 80 per cent occupancy. The train started running December 25.

Pawan Hans choppers meet safety standards: Technical audit
Fri, Mar 09, 2018

Senior officials of Pawan Hans added that a high level team of safety officials has been appointed at the Mumbai base to check maintenance of ONGC choppers on a regular basis.

For ‘Nakushis’ empowerment is more than shunning ‘unwanted’ tag
Thu, Mar 08, 2018

It was the practice then to name the third girl child Nakushi. I feel sorry for it but how does changing her name to Asmita now make any difference, asks the grandfather of one girl

MIAL says adding Udan slots will reduce Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport’s capacity
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

Between April 2017-March 2018, CSIA would have handled close to 48.3 million passengers, he said. Jain added that they aim to increase passenger handling capacity to 60 million in the long run.

Pawan Hans choppers are flying coffins: ONGC staff
Tue, Mar 06, 2018

Referring to Pawan Hans helicopters as “flying coffins”, employees of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) have expressed their fears about flying to and from offshore sites on board the state-owned helicopter service.

Three alternative foot overbridges up and running in Mumbai: Built by Army, inaugurated by commuters
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

The Army was tasked with building the FOBs after a stampede on the FOB connecting Parel on the Central Railway and Elphinstone Road on the Western Railway claimed 23 lives on September 29 last year.

Card tickets stand the test of time in CR’s enduring vintage collection
Tue, Feb 27, 2018

Card tickets are manually printed on by booking clerks. Details such as date of travel and ticket fare, as well as originating and terminating stations are printed in Hindi and English on the tickets.

Five months after stampede, overbridges built by Army to be inaugurated today 
Tue, Feb 27, 2018

The new FOB spans over both Western and Central Railway tracks, connecting Parel station on the East side and Phool Wali Gali outside the Elphinstone Road station on the West side.

Month after chopper crash, ONGC seeks monthly flight safety report
Sun, Feb 25, 2018

On January 13, five senior ONGC officials and two senior pilots of Pawan Hans chopper were killed after their chopper crashed off Mumbai coastline.

Large number of senior citizens utilise savings to go on trips: study
Fri, Feb 23, 2018

As part of the study, as many as 1,250 people were asked questions related to their choices of booking travel, average spending and preference between travelling alone and with a partner.

Want to see more tourism opportunities grow in India, says Canada minister Bardish Chagger
Tue, Feb 20, 2018

When asked about the Khalistan movement, leader of the government in the Canadian House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism Bardish Chagger said the Khalistan issue should not receive much attention.

How Central Railway rehabilitated heritage geometrical stairs of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus building
Tue, Feb 20, 2018

About 5 cubic metres of wood was required to rehabilitate a single damaged step

PM Narendra Modi in Mumbai: Previous governments only knew ‘latkana, atkana, bhatkana’
Mon, Feb 19, 2018

The prime minister was speaking at Kombudbhuj near Panvel on the outskirts of Mumbai, where he laid the foundation stone for the Navi Mumbai International Airport, expected to witness its first flight operations by December 2019.

ONGC plans to procure heli ambulance
Fri, Feb 16, 2018

ONGC has off-shore operations in the western region of Mumbai and the eastern section of Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh. It has to rely on the aircraft provided by chopper companies to provide medical aid.