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Vande Bharat


Railways to manufacture own Vande Bharat train wheels

May 07, 2022 10:38 am

The war halted manufacturing of the wheels for the rakes in Ukraine but the first batch of 128 wheels, out of a cumulative order for 36,000 at a cost of US$16 million, was especially transported from Ukraine to Romania by road, which is likely to be airlifted to India by the third week of May.

Vande Bharat trains can be an alternative: Shashi Tharoor wants Kerala govt to rethink on SilverLine

February 02, 2022 12:03 pm

Tharoor had earlier invited the wrath of the Congress after he publicly spoke in favour of the proposed semi-high-speed rail corridor. The party even warned him of action if he fails to stick to its line on the proposed project.

Budget 2022-Railways: Govt plans to get 400 new, lighter, safer Vande Bharat trains

February 01, 2022 10:25 pm

With an eye on farmers, the rail sector will also develop ‘One Station One Product’ which will leverage the local produce carried on the railways, Sitharaman said.

On Railway table: New Vande Bharat trains, station revamp model

August 02, 2021 7:09 am

Officials said that India is only the ninth country in the world to make 180-kmph traisets and at current prices, the Vande Bharat trainsets are cheaper than their global counterparts.

Railways re-issues tender to manufacture 44 Vande Bharat trainsets in new avatar

September 22, 2020 9:26 am

The new tender will boost “Make in India”, said an official. The estimated value of the purchase could be between Rs 2500-3000 crore, he said.

Jaishankar meets his Kyrgyz, Tajik counterparts; discusses ways to enhance bilateral ties

September 09, 2020 5:48 pm

The two leaders discussed issues of bilateral and regional interest. "Agreed to further enhance our strategic partnership in all spheres," Jaishankar wrote.

Explained: Who can fly abroad as part of India's new international air travel guidelines?

November 19, 2020 11:35 am

As travel restrictions ease around the world, a number of options for flying abroad are on offer. Which countries can one travel to from India, and who can fly to India? What are the conditions to follow?

In memory of son, Kerala expat sponsors flight tickets for 61 Indians to return home

August 01, 2020 7:11 pm

The 53-year-old has been at the heart of volunteering efforts; distributing food kits during Iftar in labour camps, dispatching volunteers and aid when Kerala was in the throes of the century's biggest deluge in 2018 to finding quarantine centres for asymptomatic people in the UAE during Covid-19.

People must not pay more fares when booking tickets via travel agents on Vande Bharat flights: Govt

July 29, 2020 7:52 pm

Scheduled international passenger flights continue to remain suspended in India since March 23 amid the coronavirus pandemic.