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Karnataka floods August 12 highlights: KSRTC resumes services to Kerala from Bangalore; red alert till August 15 in several areas

Bangalore Karnataka Floods Live News Updates: Get the latest updates on Karnataka floods, north Karnataka rains, Bangalore weather and Karnataka rain forecast, rescue operations, relief work, buses and trains cancelled, roads blocked, and much more in our daily live blog.

Karnataka floods: 24 killed, 2,00,000 evacuated; power, bus services disrupted

As many as 874 villages in 68 taluks were affected as most rivers continued to flow above the danger mark, forcing authorities to evacuate 2.07 lakh people as on Friday evening.


Rail link to North East state capitals on track, Gangtok to be connected by March 2022

The capitals of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura have been already been connected by broad gauge rail network.

To ease congestion at Yeswanthpur, Railways plans to divert trains to Banaswadi station

If this proposal which is in its very early stages is accepted, some trains will stop at Chikkabanavara railway station in North Bengaluru and move on to Banaswadi bypassing Yeshwanthpur.

Shame for the nation that Railways employ manual scavengers, says Kanimozhi

She stated that all signboards on Railway stations are in Hindi and demanded they should be in regional languages as well.

Sitharaman says Railways need Rs 50 lakh crore till 2030, bats for PPP to develop infrastructure

In her budget speech at the Parliament today, Sitharaman said that Railway infrastructure would need an investment of Rs 50 lakh crores between 2018 and 2030.


Suburban Rail: Bangalore MP PC Mohan meets Piyush Goyal, citizens flood Twitter with demands

"The union ministers expressing their consent in implementing Bengaluru Suburban rail project is a good sign," Bangalore Central MP P.C. Mohan told Indianexpress.com after meeting Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal and MoS Suresh Angadi in New Delhi on Friday

Railways to advertise for 1.3 lakh more jobs

This fresh recruitment drive, applications for which will be invited beginning next month, before the present government’s term comes to a close, takes care of the entire existing vacancy list in Indian Railways.

Railways to recruit 2.3 lakh people over next two years

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that taken together with the ongoing process to recruit 1.5 lakh people, the total number of jobs up for grabs in Railways is now almost 4 lakh.

Mumbai: More people died from falling off trains last year over 2017, says report

The report also states that the number of deaths on railway tracks reduced by 33 in 2018. While 3,014 people died on railway tracks in 2017, the number fell to 2,981 in 2018.

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500 jhuggis razed in Delhi slum, Kejriwal orders magisterial enquiry

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has ordered a magisterial enquiry after the railway authorities demolished 500 jhuggis in Shakur Basti in west Delhi

Protests against proposed rail fare hike

Cash-strapped railways on Friday effected a steep across-the-board hike of 14.2 per cent in passenger fares in all classes.


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Is the bullet train project on track: News in Numbers

#NewsInNumbers What has been the progress on the ambitious bullet train project. See more: https://bit.ly/2IM1j4c