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Strays find it difficult to bear the winter chill in Delhi, and this has encouraged some denizens to make and distribute temporary shelters for the voiceless.(Photo: Sushil Kumar/HT (Photo for representational purposes only))

Delhi-NCR residents huddle to lend warmth to stray animals this winter

Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 01:15 PM IST
Some denizens have taken it upon themselves to ensure that the furry friends on streets don’t feel the winter pinch, and are arranging food, sweaters and beds for them.
Activists of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC), the organisation that has spearheaded the rail blockade since September 24, has shifted the dharna from Devidas Pura to Jandiala Guru station but its members refused to lift the blockade.(HT file photo)
Activists of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC), the organisation that has spearheaded the rail blockade since September 24, has shifted the dharna from Devidas Pura to Jandiala Guru station but its members refused to lift the blockade.(HT file photo)

Goods trains will stay off track in Punjab till farmers lift blockades

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2020 03:50 PM IST
With farmers extending their protest on rail tracks indefinitely against the Centre’s farm laws, the Railways says the ground situation is not conducive to resume services
The redeveloped hubs will be called ‘Railopolis’, according to the railways. It will lease the land out for 60 years for commercial purposes. (Photo @RailMinIndia)
The redeveloped hubs will be called ‘Railopolis’, according to the railways. It will lease the land out for 60 years for commercial purposes. (Photo @RailMinIndia)

Will levy user charge to redevelop railway stations, says Niti Aayog CEO

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 07:27 PM IST
The charge will be applicable at all major stations where the footfall of passengers is going to see an increase over the next five years, said Niti Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant.
(Representative Image/HT)
(Representative Image/HT)

Man wanted for harassing women arrested in Solan

Asian News International/Solan | By Asian News International, Solan
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 11:47 PM IST
Police said, the accused has revealed that he was planning to write a book on his life experiences and wanted to name it ‘Ten perfect women in my life’.
Passengers will have to reach the station at least 90 minutes prior to the scheduled departure of the trains and undergo thermals screening.(Rajkumar)
Passengers will have to reach the station at least 90 minutes prior to the scheduled departure of the trains and undergo thermals screening.(Rajkumar)

Indian Railways to start 80 new special trains from today: Here’s the full list

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 07:33 AM IST
Railways have made it compulsory for the passengers travelling in these trains to cover their mouth and nose with face masks in the station premises as well as during the journey to contain the spread of Covid-19.
The underpass under construction at Ambala.(HT PHOTO)
The underpass under construction at Ambala.(HT PHOTO)

Rail underpass project in Ambala on slow track

Hindustan Times, Ambala | By Bhavey Nagpal, Ambala:
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 11:38 PM IST
Work likely to be completed by March, say project authorities
File photo: A view from around the ghats of the river Ganga in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.(Rajesh Kumar / Hindustan Times)
File photo: A view from around the ghats of the river Ganga in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.(Rajesh Kumar / Hindustan Times)

Kashi has railway stations after its three names Kashi, Varanasi, Banaras

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 03:44 PM IST
Banaras is well known across the world but not as Manduadih. Therefore, the renaming of the station was the need of the hour.
The total estimated cost for the redevelopment of the four stations is about Rs 1,300 crore. (Bloomberg)
The total estimated cost for the redevelopment of the four stations is about Rs 1,300 crore. (Bloomberg)

Nine firms in race to redevelop 4 railways stations under PPP model

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 08:54 PM IST
The redeveloped stations are proposed to be called ‘Railopolis’.
Right from her campaign time, Irani has been highlighting how Amethi despite being represented by Rahul Gandhi continues to lack in infrastructure and basic amenities. (Photo @smritiirani)
Right from her campaign time, Irani has been highlighting how Amethi despite being represented by Rahul Gandhi continues to lack in infrastructure and basic amenities. (Photo @smritiirani)

Smriti Irani’s before-after pic jab as railway station in Amethi gets makeover

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2020 08:00 PM IST
Gauriganj railway station in Amethi also boasts of facilities like Wi-Fi, coach information system for passengers, said Smriti Irani.
Coolies waiting for passengers at the Ludhiana railway station. The lockdown has left many of them without work.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Coolies waiting for passengers at the Ludhiana railway station. The lockdown has left many of them without work.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Weighed down by poverty, Ludhiana coolies desperate to start work again

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Tarsem Singh Deogan, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 08:17 PM IST
No help offered by the government during the lockdown, they say, leaving them totally dependent on NGOs for food and rations for their families
Passengers will have to reach station at least 90 minutes before departure and only travellers with confirmed or RAC tickets will be allowed to enter railway station and board trains, the Railways said.(AP)
Passengers will have to reach station at least 90 minutes before departure and only travellers with confirmed or RAC tickets will be allowed to enter railway station and board trains, the Railways said.(AP)

200 special trains to run from June 1; over 1.45 lakh passengers to travel on Day 1

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 07:15 PM IST
It also said around 26 lakh passengers have booked for Advance Reservation Period (ARP) from June 1 to June 30.
People wait to get their railway tickets refunded after cancellation, at New Delhi Railway Station on Thursday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
People wait to get their railway tickets refunded after cancellation, at New Delhi Railway Station on Thursday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Railway station becomes temporary home for many

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2020 07:57 AM IST
The tickets that are being booked at the counters are for journeys beginning June 1—when 100 pairs of trains will begin service from Delhi stations. People can cancel all tickets booked before and during the lockdown.
Their bodies have been sent for the post-mortem, the police said, adding that further investigation is on.
Their bodies have been sent for the post-mortem, the police said, adding that further investigation is on.

Woman ends life with children after husband accuses her of having illicit relation: Police

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2020 01:32 PM IST
According to the police, all four left home at around 6 pm on Tuesday and walked to a railway station nearby where they jumped before a train.
The incident occurred at around 11.40am when the 09399 Shramik Special train way from Palghat to Bihar Sharif arrived at the Prayagraj station. (File Photo Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The incident occurred at around 11.40am when the 09399 Shramik Special train way from Palghat to Bihar Sharif arrived at the Prayagraj station. (File Photo Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Shramik Special passengers stole water bottles, biscuits in UP: Railways

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 07:17 PM IST
The workers are also alleged to have damaged the food stall located in the new building of the railway station, informed railway officials.
Fourteen of the 16 trains with students went to Bihar and the remaining two to Jharkhand(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Fourteen of the 16 trains with students went to Bihar and the remaining two to Jharkhand(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Rajasthan spent Rs 2.69 crore on sending migrants home

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Rakesh Goswami
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2020 08:35 PM IST
Fare for trains carrying students were paid by the respective state governments. Fourteen of the 16 trains with students went to Bihar and the remaining two to Jharkhand. Many students returned home by buses later.
Stopping train services was a precaution at a time when India had about 500 cases. Now, despite enforcing one of the most stringent lockdowns, India’s battle against Covid-19 is only escalating(PTI)
Stopping train services was a precaution at a time when India had about 500 cases. Now, despite enforcing one of the most stringent lockdowns, India’s battle against Covid-19 is only escalating(PTI)

The challenge in resuming train travel| HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2020 06:29 PM IST
It can spread the disease and add to the health burden of states. Be careful
The train departed at around 12 noon and was flagged off by Kunal, the Nodal Officer for coordinating the departure and entry of persons into the state(HT Photo)
The train departed at around 12 noon and was flagged off by Kunal, the Nodal Officer for coordinating the departure and entry of persons into the state(HT Photo)

Covid-19 update: First Shramik Special train from Goa leaves for Gwalior

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2020 02:44 PM IST
The train departed at around 12 noon as was flagged off by Kunal, the Nodal Officer for coordinating the departure and entry of persons into the state as well as the North Goa Superintendent of Police Utkrisht Prasoon.
Migrants boarded a special train for Hardoi in UP, amid the third phase of the lockdown at Mohali railway station on Thursday.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
Migrants boarded a special train for Hardoi in UP, amid the third phase of the lockdown at Mohali railway station on Thursday.(Gurminder Singh/HT)

UP migrants board train home for ‘3 regular meals’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hillary Victor, Mohali
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 09:25 PM IST
A 24-coach non-stop train ferrying 1,288 migrants home left Mohali railway station on Thursday for Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh
Social distancing goes for a toss as migrant workers swarmed the civil hospital to get themselves medically screened before leaving for their home states in Shramik Special trains in Amritsar on Wednesday.(SAMIR SEHGAL/HT)
Social distancing goes for a toss as migrant workers swarmed the civil hospital to get themselves medically screened before leaving for their home states in Shramik Special trains in Amritsar on Wednesday.(SAMIR SEHGAL/HT)

Mismanagement to the fore as migrants miss train to Bareilly in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amarpal Singh, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 12:36 AM IST
What followed was a war of words between the district administration and the railways, as officials blamed each other for the lapse.

After migrants, Congress says will foot bill for stranded students, pilgrims

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 10:12 PM IST
Congress general secretary in-charge of the organization, KC Venugopal, wrote to the party’s state units, asking them to cover the train fare of students and pilgrims as well, besides migrant workers.
Migrant workers gather in huge numbers at Laljipada, Kandivali in Mumbai, on Friday, looking for a way to return to their villages in Uttar Pradesh.
Migrant workers gather in huge numbers at Laljipada, Kandivali in Mumbai, on Friday, looking for a way to return to their villages in Uttar Pradesh.

States finalise plans; buses, trains to take stranded home

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2020 01:59 AM IST
The Union home ministry allowed on Friday interstate movement of labourers, students, pilgrims and others stuck across the country by special trains, widening the scope of a previous order that said such transportation can happen only by buses.
Open gym at Rakh Bagh in Ludhiana.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
Open gym at Rakh Bagh in Ludhiana.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)

Coronavirus outbreak: Ludhiana MC shuts open gyms, imposes restrictions on yoga sessions

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Harsimran Singh Batra, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 09:53 PM IST
Helpline number -- 0161-4085039 for residents to be operational from today; Directions issued to take up sanitisation processes at the entry of public parks and masks and gloves provided to the civic body staff
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HT Image

Ambala railway division sees 65K ticket cancellations in 6 days, 3 cr refunded amid corona virus outbreak

Hindustan Times, Ambala | By Bhavey Nagpal, Ambala
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 02:00 AM IST
For the same period last year, the refunded amount was 1.4 crore against 31,500 cancelled tickets.
In Ludhiana alone, ₹12.9 lakh was refunded in last six days for the cancellation of 1,208 tickets.(HT PHOTO)
In Ludhiana alone, ₹12.9 lakh was refunded in last six days for the cancellation of 1,208 tickets.(HT PHOTO)

Over 3 lakh tickets cancelled in fortnight, rlys suffers 20cr loss

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Amarpal Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2020 11:10 PM IST
Over 3 lakh tickets cancelled in fortnight, rlys suffers 20cr loss
Ludhiana, India – March 15, 2020: View of closed cinema hall at Silver Arc Mall in Ludhiana on Sunday, March 15, 2020. (Photo by Harsimar Pal Singh/Hindustan Times)
Ludhiana, India – March 15, 2020: View of closed cinema hall at Silver Arc Mall in Ludhiana on Sunday, March 15, 2020. (Photo by Harsimar Pal Singh/Hindustan Times)

Lacklustre weekend at city malls as cinemas remain shut

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amarpal Singh, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2020 10:03 PM IST
The closure also had a ripple effect on food courts in the malls which were seen lying vacant for want of customers
HT Image
HT Image

6 months on, solar panels at Chandigarh railway station still not functional

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rachna Verma
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 12:35 AM IST
SI Urmila, who was assaulted besides two women constables.
SI Urmila, who was assaulted besides two women constables.

Woman creates ruckus, assaults cops at Chandigarh railway station

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 10:53 PM IST
Uttarakhand woman in her 30s refused to pay a cabbie, attacked three cops when they intervened
The beggars rounded up during the drive at the police lines in Ludhiana on Saturday.(Gurpreet Singh/ HT)
The beggars rounded up during the drive at the police lines in Ludhiana on Saturday.(Gurpreet Singh/ HT)

Police launch crackdown against begging, 65 rounded up in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2020 10:39 PM IST
Have identified 1,170 beggars at 19 busy spots in the city under the first phase of the drive
The beggars rounded up during the drive at the police lines in Ludhiana on Saturday.(Gurpreet Singh/ HT)
The beggars rounded up during the drive at the police lines in Ludhiana on Saturday.(Gurpreet Singh/ HT)

Police launch crackdown against begging, 65 rounded up in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 10:33 PM IST
Have identified 1,170 beggars at 19 busy spots in the city under the first phase of the drive
View of Dehradun railway station with the name written in Sanskrit on the day (February 8, 2020) the station re-opened for public after three months.(Pravin Dandriyal/HT Photo)
View of Dehradun railway station with the name written in Sanskrit on the day (February 8, 2020) the station re-opened for public after three months.(Pravin Dandriyal/HT Photo)

Dehradunam, Rishikeshah: New names for railway stations stir controversy in Uttarakhand

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 04:31 PM IST
The Sanskrit School-Colleges Teachers’ Committee submitted a memorandum to station director protesting against removing Sanskrit name from Dehradun station signboard.
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