“Born As A Dog, Retired As A Soldier”: CISF Honours Canines On Retirement

New Delhi:  Seven canines that were part of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) retired with full honours on Tuesday. The dogs retired after serving eight years with the para-military force. The canines were part of the CISF team attached to Delhi Metro. The retired canines were given mementos, medals and certificates at the ceremony … Read more “Born As A Dog, Retired As A Soldier”: CISF Honours Canines On Retirement

4 Major Metro Stations In Delhi Shut Gates Amid Protest By JNU Students

New Delhi:  Delhi Metro has closed entry and exit gates at the Udyog Bhawan, Patel Chowk and Central Secretariat stations in the city, after hundreds of students from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) took to the streets today to demand a full rollback of the recent hostel fee hike. In tweets posted on its official … Read more 4 Major Metro Stations In Delhi Shut Gates Amid Protest By JNU Students

KEC International bags new orders of Rs 2,255 cr

Engineering firm KEC International on Wednesday said the company has bagged orders worth Rs 2,255 crore across various business verticals in the domestic market. The RPG Group firm has secured three projects each from Power Grid Corporation, Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation and Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation with an aggregate value of Rs 885 crore in … Read more KEC International bags new orders of Rs 2,255 cr

Angela Merkel’s Visit To Delhi Metro’s Dwarka Station Has A German Link

Angela Merkel said Germany would be keen to cooperate with India in the field of sustainable development New Delhi:  When German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the Dwarka Sector 21 metro station on Saturday morning, there would be a deep German connection to the station — it has photo voltaic panels on the roof built with … Read more Angela Merkel’s Visit To Delhi Metro’s Dwarka Station Has A German Link

Uber Ties Up With Delhi Metro To Improve First And Last-Mile Connectivity

Riders will see “Public Transport” as an option alongside UberGo, Premier and Pool. New Delhi:  Hiring a cab from a Metro station in Delhi is set to become a lot more easier as ride hailing major Uber on Tuesday announced it has won a competitive bid to expand its operations across 210 Delhi Metro stations. … Read more Uber Ties Up With Delhi Metro To Improve First And Last-Mile Connectivity

Gurugram Rapid Metro To Be Operated By Delhi Metro From Tonight

With this, DMRC’s operational metro network has now become 389 kilometres with 285 stations in total. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is going to take over the operations and maintenance of the Rapid Metro Link, Gurugram from Tuesday night. The services of the metro will, however, not be affected by the change. “The Delhi … Read more Gurugram Rapid Metro To Be Operated By Delhi Metro From Tonight

All 6-Coach Trains Of Delhi Metro To Be Upgraded To Get 8 Coaches By 2021

The platforms of the stations on Red, Yellow, Blue Lines have been built to accommodate 8-coach trains. New Delhi:  Delhi Metro plans to convert all six-coach trains into eight-coach ones by March 2021 and press them into service on the Red, Yellow and Blue Lines to accommodate more passengers. Currently, both six-coach and eight-coach trains … Read more All 6-Coach Trains Of Delhi Metro To Be Upgraded To Get 8 Coaches By 2021

Railways may get Rs 7,500 crore under Transit Oriented Development scheme

NEW DELHI: The Indian Railways expects to earn Rs 7,500 crore from three land parcels near metro stations in Delhi by monetising them under the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) scheme, two officials aware of the matter said. The railways had expected to make Rs 5,000 crore from the land parcels before the TOD policy was … Read more Railways may get Rs 7,500 crore under Transit Oriented Development scheme

At Delhi Metro, Elderly Man Being Treated For Depression Attempts Suicide

The train was going towards Rajiv Chowk metro station, a senior DMRC official said. New Delhi:  A man in his 50s, who was undergoing treatment for depression, was injured on Wednesday after he allegedly attempted suicide by jumping in front of a moving train at the Uttam Nagar East station on the Delhi Metro’s Blue … Read more At Delhi Metro, Elderly Man Being Treated For Depression Attempts Suicide

Trees Were Cut For Delhi Metro Too: Prakash Javadekar Backs Aarey Project

Prakash Javadekar today came out in support of felling of trees at Aarey Colony in Mumbai. Lucknow:  Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today came out in support of felling of trees at Aarey Colony in north Mumbai, saying as per the High Court ruling it is “not a forest area”. “The High Court ruled yesterday … Read more Trees Were Cut For Delhi Metro Too: Prakash Javadekar Backs Aarey Project

Delhi Metro Grey Line Connecting Dwarka And Najafgarh Opens Today At 5 PM

Delhi Metro Grey Line flagging-off ceremony at Metro Bhawan at 11 am, passenger services from 5 pm New Delhi:  Delhi Metro’s Grey Line, connecting Dwarka and Najafgarh will open today. Operations will begin on the over 4 km-long Grey Line in the evening at 5 pm. The Delhi Metro Grey Line will bring Najafgarh area … Read more Delhi Metro Grey Line Connecting Dwarka And Najafgarh Opens Today At 5 PM

IL&FS crisis: Gurugram’s Rapid Metro faces closure as Haryana government dithers

GURUGRAM: India’s first fully privately financed Rapid Metro system, built by IL&FS Infrastructure, here is facing closure due to the financial crisis. According to the company spokesperson, the company is suffering losses for some time and is unable to operate any further. “We have written to the Haryana government that the company could not run … Read more IL&FS crisis: Gurugram’s Rapid Metro faces closure as Haryana government dithers

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