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Delhi Metro shuts exit from these four metro stations due to Jat Reservation Agitation!

delhi metro

With Jats calling off their agitation, Delhi Metro today announced that its services will be normal tomorrow but for restrictions on exit at individual stations. Tomorrow, metro stations in Gurgaon, Noida, and Faridabad will remain open as usual, but the passenger will not be allowed to exit at Yellow Line’s four stations — Central Secretariat, …

World’s longest flight between Doha-Auckland, lands in New Zealand

world's longest flight

The world’s longest flight, commercially landed in New Zealand today with the arrival of Qatar Airways’s 14,535 kilometres Doha-Auckland service, the airline announced. “We’ve officially landed in Auckland,” the airline tweeted as flight QR920 landed at 7.25am (local time), five minutes ahead of schedule after a 16 hour 23 minute flight. The long-range Boeing 777-200LR …

Jet Airways hit runway on landing, 168 escaped unhurt

jet airways hits runway

As many 168 people on board a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai had a narrow escape after the tail of the aircraft hit the runway on landing at the Dhaka International Airport last week, prompting the airline to take the pilots concerned off duty. The B737-800 aircraft has been grounded and a team from Boeing …

Five coaches of Kurla-Ambarnath local train derailed near Kalyan in Maharashtra

kurla ambarnath train mishap

Another train mishap occurred today. Five coaches of Kurla-Ambarnath local train have been derailed and are now off-the-tracks between Kalyan and Vittalwadi. While there have been reported no injuries, Railway services on this route along the central line stand affected. While today’s mishap in Maharashtra recorded no injuries but as of now the frequencies of …

Priyanka Chopra appointed as brand ambassador for Assam Tourism, will promote ‘Awesome Assam’

Priyanka Chopra assam tourism

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has been appointed as new brand ambassador for Assam Tourism. On Monday State Finance and Tourism Minister Himanta Biswa has said that Priyanka will be the state brand ambassador for two years. Priyanka Chopra will drive the campaign as ‘Awesome Assam’. In a press conference, Himanta Biswa has said that first, …

GoAir offers fares starting as low Rs 999 for limited period

goair fare price

Domestic carriers continue to woo customers with heavy discounted ticket prices, with no-frills GoAir on Wednesday offering fares starting as low as Rs 999 for a limited period over its entire route network. Under the offer, “Christmas campaign,” passengers can fly across all 23 sectors operated by GoAir at all inclusive fares starting as low …

Ola to invest Rs 100cr over 3 years for skill development

ola to invest 100 cr

Transportation aggregator Ola said it will invest Rs 100 crore for addition and skilling of one lakh drivers to its platform over the next three years. Ola has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) for training, skill development and empowerment of these driver partners. The joint project will involve …

Wazirabad-Noida stretch to become signal-free

wazirabad noida stretch to become signal free

The city government is all set to make the stretch between Wazirabad and Noida signal-free by constructing a flyover at Majnu-ka-tilla crossing on Outer Ring Road in North Delhi. According to PWD, it has received a nod from the Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure (planning and engineering) Centre to construct the flyover which will ensure …

Railways, IRCTC include transgender as third gender

Railways IRCTC include transgender as third gender

Indian Railways and IRCTC have included “transgender as third gender” in the option alongside male and female in ticket reservation and cancellation forms. The decision which was taken on a representation made by a lawyer will include the facility for reservations and cancellations, both online as well offline. The Delhi-based lawyer had made the representation …