Dakshineswar to Kavi Subhas Metro stations will take 62 minutes to cover the 32km distance. Currently, 59 minutes needed to cover the 28km Noapara-Kavi Subhas stretch of the existing north-south corridor. So, the calculated time for travelling the 4.1km extension from Noapara to Dakshineswar is only 3 minutes. Metro ride from Kavi Subhas to Dakshineswar inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. Some salient points to mention are-
The model of the Indian Railways AC 3-tier economy class was finalized for trials at the Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO) in Lucknow. The AC 3-tier economy class coach is supposed to be an air-conditioned and affordable version of the non-AC Sleeper class. Below are some key features of the AC 3-tier economy class:
The story of the Indian Railways (IR) is truly a “Turnaround”. After almost being declared bankrupt in 2001 according to the Expert Group, the Indian Railways is today, “India’s second largest profit making Public Sector Undertaking, only next to ONGC” (Raghuram, 2007). The Indian Railways is considered to be the country’s “prime mover”, and boasts of having the largest network in Asia. The Indian Railways was first established in 1853 and travelled a distance of a mere 34 kilometers (kms) (Alivelu, 2012). The first ever train in India to use ‘iron wheels’ was on 16th April, 1853 – the train has a capacity of 400 with fourteen carriages and travelled from Bombay to Thane, taking seventy-five minutes. Today, the Indian Railways operates more than 11,000 trains in a single day, 7000 of which are passenger trains, making it the “second largest rail network in the World”, under a single management (Gupta & Bhat, 2007). The Indian Railways is essential for the growth of the country and it plays an important role in catalyzing the pace of economic and socio-economic development (Gupta & Bhat, 2007). Here in this post I will share 35 Amazing facts about Indian Railways.
If you are a traveller who is ready to experience some adventure then this news is for you. Generally, people travel by air when they want to visit London from Delhi but from now you can travel from Delhi to London by road. Yes, you read that right!
Considering the astounding rates of global expansion and technological development, it’s impossible to imagine that there are places on this earth that remains undiscovered or unexplored. So there’s a certain comfort in knowing that, even today, there are mysteries that remain unsolved. In this topic I am going to discuss such 15 Prohibited Destinations You Can Never Visit.
As you know, I love traveling and often travel by train within India. There is something romantic about train journeys. If you get a window seat, you will see new places and people are passing by. Bollywood and trains have also an intimate relation, that train songs have become an indispensable part of Hindi cinema. Moreover, trains have inspired many filmmakers in India in different ways to create a song, dance sequence or scene which also became super hit. Often trains become the lovers meeting point and also play an important role for the runaway heroine. There are many songs that have been written with trains or train journeys in mind. Here is a comprehensive list of Bollywood train songs that you can watch or listen to if you are a fan of romantic train journeys.
After seeing plot on video tour a European buys Private Island off the coast of Ireland for USD 6.3 billion
Without even visiting the location before purchasing it a European buys a private island off the coast of Ireland – for over USD 6.3 billion. No details have been made available of the buyer.
Kalighat temple in Hindu scriptures dating back to the 15th century. Temple priests say a Kali temple existed on the same location in the 15th century. The Tarapith Kali temple in Birbhum district, also a Shakti Peetha, had reopened on the day of Rath Yatra on June.The doors of the famed Kalighat temple in Kolkata were reopened for devotees, nearly 100 days after they were shut in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Government prepares master development plan for Lighthouses as tourism spots in India. In a major boost to enhance the tourists’ footprint in the country, the Shipping ministry has determined to develop around 194 existing lighthouses across the country, PTI reported. The ministry will also step up efforts to identify lighthouses which are more than 100 years old.
Jammu and Kashmir opens for tourists, but only pre-booked; air passengers are allowed — check details
Jammu and Kashmir opens for tourists, but only pre-booked; air passengers are allowed. Jammu and Kashmir is all set to reopen for tourism from July 14 but only for air travellers. The decision to reopen was taken by the J&K government. In the guidelines issued by the government, it has been notified, “There will be partial opening of the tourism sector for visitors from outside J&K, limited to tourists arriving by air only.”