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Ramayan Express: Saffron Attire Upsets Seers, IRCTC Withdraws Dress Code

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Seers will stop Ramayan Express at Delhi's Safdarjung railway station if the saffron dress code is not changed(by ITCTC), said Ujjain Akhada Parishad's former general secretary Avdeshpuri.

After IRCTC Shares Tumbles 25 Per Cent, Railway Ministry Withdraws Convenience Fee Order. Should You Buy?

Oct 29, 2021 Outlook Business Team

Convenience fees charged from customers generated a sizable revenue for IRCTC. The fee is not part of the rail fare. It is for the service of online ticket booking offered by the IRCTC.

Stocks You Shouldn’t Miss Today: AU Small Finance Bank, NDTV, RBL Bank, More

Domestic equity benchmarks Nifty 50 and S&P BSE Sensex came under heavy pressure amid selloff by FIIs as headline indices fell sharply by nearly 2 per cent each in Thursday's closing.

IRCTC Will Split Convenience Fee From Ticketing Revenues With Railway Ministry On A 50:50 Basis

Oct 28, 2021 Outlook Business Team

IRCTC is the sole entity authorised by the Indian Railways to facilitate the booking of tickets, provide catering services and packaged drinking water in trains and railways stations.

After Hitting Rs 1 Trillion Market Cap, IRCTC Is Under F&O Ban On NSE Today. Should You Buy?

According to NSE, IRCTC has been banned under the F&O segment as it has crossed 95 per cent of the market-wide position limit (MWPL).

19 October, 2021

IRCTC Marks Rs 1 Trillion Market Cap, Shares Jump 4 Per Cent. Check What Analysts Are Saying

Outlook Business Team

IRCTC’s stock has surged more than 300 per cent so far this year, and today it jumped 4 per cent intraday.

29 January, 2021

IRCTC To Resume E-Catering Services From Next Month, Here’s How To Avail

Outlook Web Bureau

IRCTC is planning to resume the e-catering services from February 2021, a statement from the railways’ catering arm had said earlier.

12 May, 2020

IRCTC Shares Hit Upper Circuit On Second Day As Railways Resumes Service

Yagnesh Kansara

Approximately 30,000 PNRs were generated and reservations to more than 54,000 passengers were issued till 9:15 pm, Monday, the Indian Railways informed.

17 February, 2020

'One-Time Affair To Seek Blessings': IRCTC On Berth Allotted To Shiva On Kashi-Mahakal Express


The railways had reserved seat number 64 in coach B5 for Lord Shiva on the train that will connect three Jyotirlingas.

04 October, 2019

Yogi Adityanath Flags Off Country's First Private Train 'Tejas Express'


The train cuts the time travelled between the two cities to six hours 15 minutes from the six hours 40 minutes taken by the Swarna Shatabdi, currently the fastest train on the route.

07 August, 2019

Vande Bharat Express To Have 'Airhostesses' To Give Flight-Like Hospitality To Passengers

Outlook Web Bureau

The move is part of a six-month pilot project to take forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal's dream of making the railways more competitive by providing world-class service to passengers.


01 July, 2019

Mumbai Rains :Railways Tracks Submerged, Trains Rescheduled Due To Heavy Downpour

Outlook Web Bureau

The rains, which have been intense in many parts of the city including Andheri, Kurla, Bandra, Charni Road, Santa Cruz, BKC and others, has resulted in water logging on streets and railway tracks causing inconvenience to people.

09 May, 2019

Man Gets Rs 33 Refund From IRCTC For Cancelled Ticket After Two Years' Battle

Outlook Web Bureau

A Kota-based engineer received Rs 33 as a refund from the IRCTC which charged him the amount as service tax despite him cancelling the ticket prior to the implementation of GST.

29 March, 2019

Another Storm In Railways' Tea-Cup After Former Govt Officer Alleges Poll Code Violation

Siddhartha Mishra

The Model Code of Conduct kicked in following the press conference by the Election Commission on March 10 announcing seven-phase polls across the country between April 11 and May 23.

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Croatia's Mate Pavic, left, celebrate with his teammate Nikola Mektic after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their Davis Cup tennis semi-final match at Madrid Arena in Madrid, Spain.

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Union's Timo Baumgartl, top right, reacts after scoring his team's second goal during Germany's Bundesliga soccer match between Union Berlin and Leipzig in Berlin.

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the fourth tee during the second round of the Hero World Challenge PGA Tour at the Albany Golf Club, in New Providence, Bahamas.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain in action during practice session for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix in Jiddah.

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France's Mathieu Faivre competes during a men's World Cup super-G skiing race in Beaver Creek, Colo.

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Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh