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Railways to revamp stations, 50 to get world class facilities
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday unveiled a massive plan to revamp railway stations in the country, saying that 50 stations in large cities would get world class facilities, while 50 more would have multi-functional complexes.

Friday, July 03, 2009 4:28:16 PM

Vacuum toilets on trains will also save the rails below
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The aircraft-style vacuum toilets Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee plans to introduce on trains on a trial basis are not only more hygienic, they will also save the rails below.

Friday, July 03, 2009 4:27:26 PM

Two-hour strike by Air India staff, management unfazed
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Employees of national carrier Air India went on a two-hour strike at airports across the country Friday to protest the delay in salary payments, but it failed to move the airline management.

Friday, July 03, 2009 4:17:24 PM

Sensex closes 254 points higher
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets ended trade Friday 254 points above its last closing figure, as banking and capital goods stocks picked up.

Friday, July 03, 2009 4:08:08 PM

Target set by Lalu Prasad unrealistically high: Banerjee
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Taking a dig at her predecessor Lalu Prasad, Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the target set by him for the railways in the interim budget was 'unrealistically high'.

Friday, July 03, 2009 3:51:02 PM

Mamata Banerjee announces slew of staff-friendly proposals
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Several employee-friendly initiatives including medical colleges and nursing institutions for their children figured in Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget for her ministry presented in the Lok Sabha Friday.

Friday, July 03, 2009 3:46:25 PM

From now, women commandos to be deployed on trains
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Indian Railways will deploy women security personnel and increase their number in the proposed commando battalions, Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee said in the railways budget presented in parliament Friday.

Friday, July 03, 2009 3:27:12 PM

Cater regional, national cuisines on trains: Banerjee
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee, presenting the rail budget for 2009-10 in parliament Friday, said all railway zones have been instructed to ensure availability of 'Janata Khana' - national and regional cuisines - on trains.

Friday, July 03, 2009 3:11:41 PM

Tamil Nadu gets a fair share of new railway projects
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu figured prominently in the budgetary proposals of Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee tabled in parliament Friday.

Friday, July 03, 2009 3:11:26 PM

Army awaits corruption probe, doesn't seek fresh howitzer bids
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Indian Army will not issue fresh bids to buy the ultra-light howitzer that it badly needs for frontline defence. Instead, it will await the outcome of the probe into corruption charges against the Singapore firm, whose guns it had chosen for field trials. The firm is among seven 'blacklisted' on corruption charges.

Friday, July 03, 2009 3:00:10 PM

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