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Ashwani Lohani


Taking steps to protect interests of employees: Air India chief on divestment jitters

November 08, 2019 12:30 pm

While the government is planning to invite bids for the national carrier next month, its employee unions on Wednesday decided to oppose it, saying there is no clarity regarding salary arrears and pensions.

Ashwani Lohani retires, V K Yadav new railway board chairman

December 31, 2018 8:51 pm

Lohani was appointed chairman of the Railway Board after A K Mital resigned in August last year following the derailment of the Kaifiyat Express near Auriya in Uttar Pradesh. 

World’s largest recruitment drive: ‘It appears the entire country is here’

October 07, 2018 12:27 pm

The Railways is hiring for 1.2 lakh jobs, and applications are flooding in from across the country. This is nearly 20 years after a call had been taken to cut staff numbers. The Indian Express on a hiring exercise that began with a government on backfoot over safety, and will end in time for the next elections

Delhi Confidential: Lecture time

July 03, 2018 4:24 am

The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, will be hosting Ashwani Lohani to hear his ideas on transforming Indian Railways and leadership skills.

Deadline 2019: Monthly targets for zones from Railway Board

May 18, 2018 2:08 pm

The projects were the Narendra Modi-led government's programme with a 2020 deadline.

Indian Railways to eliminate all unmanned level crossings by March 2020, says Ashwani Lohani

April 26, 2018 7:37 pm

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the railways will provide an ex gratia amount of Rs 1 lakh for those with serious injuries and Rs 50,000 for those with simple injuries.

Electrification of New Delhi-Jaipur rail route to be completed by 2018: Ashwani Lohani

December 23, 2017 9:43 pm

Lohani said, 4,000 km of rail track will be electrified in the current financial year and another 7,500 km track will be electrified in the next fiscal

Ranchi DRM sent on leave for taking family along during new line inspection

December 05, 2017 4:21 am

While taking family along in local inspections is part of the traditional railway culture, Gupta, sources said, has claimed that it is permitted in the rules as well. The matter is being looked into, sources said.

Train accidents down by 40% this year compared to 2016, says Railway board chief

November 30, 2017 9:37 pm

"The safety wing is being strengthened. The maintenance work of the tracks is going on on a war footing and new tracks are being laid," Ashwani Lohani said

Air India puts off launch of Delhi-Los Angeles flight till summer

October 27, 2017 9:06 pm

Sources at the airline said non-availability of aircraft and crew coupled with higher costs of operations were the prime reasons for the deferment.