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Daily Current Affairs – 16th & 17th April 2017

Daily Current Affairs - 16th & 17th April 2017

Following are the Current Affairs for 16th and 17th April 2017: National  1. Bhopal to have India’s first privately-run railway station For the first time in Indian Railway history, Habibganj Station in Bhopal has been handed over to a private firm to be operated by it. The station building will be developed in line with airport terminals. However, Railway Minister Suresh ...

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Railways dedicates the Okha-Kanalus and Porbandar-Wansjaliya as Green Corridor sections

Railways dedicates Okha-Kanalus and Porbandar-Wansjaliya as Green Corridor sections

In a move to accelerate green initiatives to implement Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu inaugurated and dedicated to the nation the Okha-Kanalus and Porbandar-Wansjaliya Sections in Gujarat of Western Railways as Green Corridor Sections (Free from human waste discharge from trains). About this Green Corridor programme In order to contribute to mission ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, Ministry ...

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Germany to collaborate with India to improve Rail connectivity of Indian ports

Germany to collaborate with India to improve Rail connectivity of Indian ports

India and Germany, after a detailed meeting, announced that they are all set to collaborate on projects for improving rail connectivity of Indian ports. The two countries will work together on projects worth Rs. 1 Lakh crore, being implemented by the Indian Port Rail Corporation Ltd (IPRCL). Germany has been invited to cooperate in the development of inland waterways, including manufacturing ...

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Cabinet approves merger of Rail budget with General budget

Rail budget

The Union Cabinet has approved the proposals of Ministry of Finance on certain landmark budgetary reforms relating to the following: Merger of Rail Budget with the General Budget The arrangements for merger of Rail budget with the General budget have been approved by the Cabinet with the following administrative and financial arrangements: The Railways will continue to maintain its distinct ...

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