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DMRC Launches First Prototype Of Indigenously Developed Driver Training System

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The RSDTS being developed indigenously allows the same core software to be utilised for creating different combinations of rolling stock, signalling and line profiles, by merely changing the input data files, along with minor hardware changes in the driving desk, if so required.

Kanpur Metro: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath Flags Off Trial Run

Nov 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath said that within the next four to six weeks, the process of metro trial will be completed and it will get launched for Kanpurites.

Yogi Adityanath Unveils First Prototype Of Kanpur And Agra Metro

The metro trains of Kanpur will have the feature of 'regenerative braking', which will help to regenerate and reuse up to 45 percent energy in the system. These trains will also have a state-of-the-art propulsion system to reduce air pollution.

US: The Pentagon Building On Lockdown After Gunshots Fired Near Metro

Aug 03, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The incident occurred on a Metro bus platform that is part of the Pentagon Transit Center, the Pentagon Protection Force Protection Agency tweeted.

Why E Sreedharan Deserves A National Role In The BJP

The ‘Metro Man’, who comes across as an ideal, cosmopolitan Indian leader, would help fill the 'talent deficit’ in the central BJP

19 January, 2021

Panel Visits Aarey Colony, Kanjurmarg Sites For Metro Car Shed Project

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier, the Aarey Colony was chosen as the project site for the construction of a proposed metro car shed, which was later shifted to Kanjurmarg

18 January, 2021

PM Modi Performs Bhoomi Poojan Of Ahmedabad, Surat Metro Rail Projects By Video Conferencing

Outlook Web Bureau

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said the metro projects will provide an environment-friendly mass rapid transit system to the two cities in Gujarat.

28 December, 2020

Delhi Metro: Here's What You Need To Know About The First Driverless Train Hitting Tracks Today

Outlook Web Bureau

PM inaugurates India's first-ever driverless train operations on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line

05 December, 2020

PM Modi To Virtually Inaugurate Agra Metro Project On Dec 7


UP CM is monitoring the project and the traffic on the Sikandra-Taj East corridor is expected to start in December 2022

26 November, 2020

Air, Metro, Bus Services Resume In Tamil Nadu


Transport operations resumed in the state after Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry.

29 August, 2020

Unlock 4 Guidelines: Metro Services To Resume; No Lockdown Outside Containment Zones

Outlook Web Bureau

The Home Ministry said that the students of classes 9 to 12 may be allowed to visit schools outside Containment Zones with parents' written consent.


24 August, 2020

Metro Train Services Likely To Resume From September 1; Reopening Of Schools Unlikely: Officials


Metro rail services may be allowed from September 1 when the 'Unlock 4' phase in the graded reopening from the coronavirus-induced lockdown begins, but schools and colleges will not reopen immediately, an official said.

07 September, 2019

Maharashtra: Ahead Of State Polls, PM Narendra Modi Launches 3 More Metro Lines In Mumbai

Outlook Web Bureau

'When the country is moving to achieve the USD 5 trillion economy aim, we will have to create cities in sync with the 21st century world,' Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

09 August, 2019

'India's First Underwater Train To Launch Soon In Kolkata,' Says Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Outlook Web Bureau

The 16-kilometre long Kolkata Metro project will connect Salt Sector 5 with Howrah Maidan. The phase one of the projects connecting Salt Lake Sector-5 to Salt Lake Stadium will soon be operational.

16 April, 2019

Delhi Woman Dragged On Platform As Saree Gets Stuck In Metro Door

Outlook Web Bureau

The victim, Gita, was travelling with her daughter when the incident took place at the Moti Nagar metro station on the Blue Line.

04 March, 2019

PM Modi Inaugurates First Phase Of Ahmedabad Metro

Outlook Web Bureau

Modi reached Vastral Gam metro station and inaugurated the first phase by unveiling a plaque and waving a green flag to the metro train and travelled in it for a short distance.

25 January, 2019

Aqua Line Of Metro Linking Noida And Greater Noida Opens For Public

Outlook Web Bureau

The final and mandatory safety inspection of the corridor was done in December 2018 by the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) which gave its approval to the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) for launching commercial operations.


22 August, 2018

Ahmedabad Metro: First Trial Run To Begin In January 2019, Says CM Vijay Rupani

Outlook Web Bureau

The chief minister on wednesday visited the underground section of the Metro Rail near the main Kalupur railway station.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz