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Suresh Prabhu


Suresh Prabhu seeks release of FY20 benefits for services exports

May 08, 2021 1:07 am

Prabhu recommended that the travel and tourism (including health tourism), education and aviation sectors be exempted from the Rs 5-crore ceiling as they have been the worst hit by Covid.

In 2016 train accident, Panel finds welding fault but adds caveat: wait for the NIA sabotage probe

October 26, 2020 11:41 am

The report says that a part of the welding on a coach gave way due to corrosion, fell off, and got “embedded” in the track, creating an obstruction in movement as the train was speeding at 106 km per hour.

Former Union minister Suresh Prabhu helps local boy return home from France

May 28, 2020 1:18 am

Soon after the lockdown in France, the internship was called off, and so was the stipend that the two boys were receiving. “It was frustrating and difficult in the beginning. Our parents were worried and we had no help, plus the lockdown kept extending.

Coronavirus: BJP MP Suresh Prabhu in self-quarantine after Saudi trip

March 18, 2020 1:15 pm

Suresh Prabhu has taken the precautionary measure even after he was tested negative for coronavirus.

CBI seeks information on bilateral flying rights from Civil Aviation Ministry, DGCA

September 22, 2019 12:16 pm

The information sought is in connection with the investigation over alleged irregularities in signing of bilateral flying rights by the Indian government to West Asian countries in 2008-09.

Suresh Prabhu to be India’s Sherpa at G20

June 22, 2019 3:45 am

This will be the sixth time that Modi will attend a G20 Summit, and will also hold bilateral meetings on the sidelines. Terrorism, economic fugitives, WTO reform, and food security will be some of India’s focus areas at the summit.

‘Significant’ market access barriers faced by US businesses in India: Wilbur Ross

May 08, 2019 3:46 am

India is the 13th largest export market for US “due to overly restrictive market access barriers”, US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said.

India, US to explore ‘suitable solutions’ to outstanding trade issues: Govt

May 07, 2019 3:34 am

India has also been mulling retaliatory tariffs on 29 products like almonds and apples since 2018 after the US raised import duties on steel and aluminum exported from the country.

India to hold mini-ministerial meet of WTO on May 13-14

April 17, 2019 3:40 am

Speaking at last year’s informal ministerial, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu stressed India had been a votary of multilateral trading system.

Suresh Prabhu calls for review of issues related to Jet Airways

April 16, 2019 11:57 am

Jet Airways is grappling with acute financial crunch and is operating less than 10 planes besides temporarily suspending international operations.


Exclusive sneak peek into Kerala's Kannur International Airport

December 08, 2018 2:03 pm

By conservative estimates, Kannur International Airport would serve a million passengers annually, with the number expected to increase five-fold by 2025.

Matunga Central Railway workshop completes 100 years

April 21, 2016 6:06 pm

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu was present at the workshop to celebrate the 100 years of Matunga Central Railway workshop.

Railway Budget 2016: No fare hike, increase in quota for senior citizens and women

February 25, 2016 1:52 pm

The Union Railway Budget 2016-17 focused on capacity creation in the rail sector, with an increased outlay of about Rs. 1.21 lakh crore, and on completion of the ongoing projects rather than announcing new ones.

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu presents Rail Budget

February 26, 2015 6:35 pm

No new trains were announced in the Railway Budget today.

Suresh Prabhu, Piyush Goel, Dalai Lama attend World Hindu Congress

November 21, 2014 7:31 pm

Tibetan Spiritual Leader the Dalai Lama, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and VHP leader Ashok Singhal at the inauguration of World Hindu Congress 2014 in New Delhi.


How often our airlines experience technical snags: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Domestic airlines have reported the number of technical snags they have experienced. Of them all, IndiGo's numbers jump out, because it first reported 340 odd snags and when rivals reported the number suspect, it was revised to over 14,000 snags.

Railway Budget 2016 reflects vision of PM Modi: Shivraj Singh

February 25, 2016 4:18 pm

Bhopal, Feb 25 (ANI): Madhya Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday lauded the efforts of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, saying the Railway Budget 2016 reflected his as well as the visions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that the budget catered to the common man and saw to all the facilities being rendered at the minimum cost to the people. Chouhan also stated that the launch of special schemes to aid the poor was a welcome step. He added that all steps had been taken to make trains technologically advanced and ensure minimal train accidents.

'Railways in crisis going from bad to worse': Dinesh Trivedi

February 25, 2016 6:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Former railways minister Dinesh Trivedi wished Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu all the best for the upcoming Railways Budget. He said he was little worried about the railways because railways is a basic system anywhere in the world, which adds to half percent to the GDP. If the railways doesn’t do well, you cannot contain even your food inflation.

Rail Budget 2016 based on nation's needs: Prabhu

February 25, 2016 6:48 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Before presenting the Railway Budget 2016, Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said that the budget has been prepared keeping in view the aspirations of people. Presented every year, Railways Budget is the annual financial statement of the Indian Railways.

Suresh Prabhu gears up to present Rail Budget 2016

February 25, 2016 5:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu gave final touches to the Rail Budget ahead of presenting it in the Parliament on Thursday.Taking about their expectations form the Budget, one of the passengers said the government should focus more on cleaner coaches and quality of food so that more people travel by trains.While another passenger said fares of daily passenger trains should be reduced and the safety of women passengers should be considered in the upcoming budget.

Copies of Rail Budget brought to Parliament

February 25, 2016 5:51 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The copies of the Rail Budget 2016 were brought to the Parliament on Thursday. The Rail Budget is expected to focus on capacity creation in the rail sector with an increased outlay of about Rs. 1.25 lakh crore. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, who is expected to present the Budget at 12 noon, will face a tough challenge on whether to raise the passenger fare or not.

Suresh Prabhu gives final touch to Rail Budget 2016

February 24, 2016 11:25 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday gave finishing touches to the Railway Budget, which will be presented on Thursday in the Parliament. Last year, Suresh Prabhu did not introduce any new trains, but augmented the services of several trains. This year women passengers demanded installation of more closed circuit television cameras and deployment of railway protection force in trains for security purpose.