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Railways Concerned About Dip In Passenger And Freight Earnings

Railways earned Rs 9533.07 crore from goods loading in December 2015, as against the target of Rs 10,918.53 crore target, a 12.69 per cent decrease.

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Amit Shah To Get Another Term, Cabinet Reshuffle To Follow

While the heavyweight ministries like home and finance will be untouched, the reshuffle would see 'non-performers' being shown the door

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How Rail Minister Lends A Helping Hand To Passengers In Distress

While many ministers employ teams to handle their social media, Prabhu is known to frequently check his Twitter messages himself

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2015: A Year Of Optimism For Indian Railways

For Indian Railways, the year 2015 will go down in history as perhaps the most fruitful year on the parameters of policy initiatives led by the dynamic leadership of railway minister Suresh Prabhu

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Indian Railways Chugs Along Despite Hiccups

Rail minister says Seventh Pay Commission recommendations are a major challenge as Railways has to shell out additional Rs 32,000 crore annually

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Railway Is The Buzzword Now

Indian Railways has signed the formal contract agreement with USA based GE (for Marhowra) and France based Alstom (for Madhepura) on November 30, 2015. It was described as the single largest foreign direct investment (FDI) deal in manufacturing

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Enron & Dabhol: Journey From Sharad Pawar To Suresh Prabhu

A journey backwards to the Enron power project to understand the intricacies of power politics and crony capitalism

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India Needs Sustainable Business Models, Says Prabhu

Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said that Businesses should focus on creating new products and services that help people access something which they aspire for but were never able to get

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Missing Passengers

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu must be a worried man. The passenger traffic is shrinking, and so are the chances of meeting the revenue targets for the fisc. Between April and September of the current financial year, Indian Railways saw a shortfall of 142 million passengers compared to the corresponding period last year. In percentage terms, it amounted to a 5 per cent drop in passenger traffic and nearly 7 per cent fall in passenger revenue, compared to the Budget targets. In real terms, passenger earnings in the six-month period stood at Rs 23,108.38 crore as against the Budget target of Rs 24,814.48 crore. The cumulative passenger traffic for the same period stood at 4,110 million against projections of 4,327 million.

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Low Cost Manufacturing Should Be Done In Sustainable Way: Prabhu

Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu stressed that the WTO and individual countries should have a fair agreement on export standards and that there should be no barriers in market accessibility for developing and underdeveloped nations.

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