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Tag: Passengers

Health Ministry Issues Guidelines For International Arrivals, 14-Day Quarantine & Aarogya Setu App Mandatory

New Delhi: The Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare has issued guidelines for international arrivals into India through air, sea and land routes. In the issued guidelines, the ministry has made 14-day quarantine and installation of Aarogya Setu App mandatory for every person entering India. As notified by the Union Ministry, before boarding, all […]

COVID-19: Aarogya Setu App Mandatory For Railway Passengers

New Delhi: Even as the 15 pairs of special trains would be operated on select routes from Tuesday nearly two months after all regular passenger services were suspended by the Indian Railways amid the Covid-19 outbreak, the national transporter has made it “mandatory” for passengers to download the Aarogya Setu app. A senior railway ministry […]

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Passengers Suffer As Train Fails To Halt At Designated Stop In Odisha

Rourkela: Passengers in Odisha had a harrowing experience after a superfast express train didn’t halt in one of its designated stoppages on Monday. As per reports, 22844 Patna-Bilaspur weekly Superfast Express didn’t halt at the designated stoppage at Rajgangpur at 12:47 PM and kept moving towards Bilaspur leaving passengers who had to disembark at Rajgangpur […]

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Boat Capsizes In Chilika Again, 17 Passengers Rescued

Puri: Raising serious concern on the safety of passengers ferrying across Chilika, yet another boat capsized in the lake on Sunday. The boat ferrying as many as 17 passengers capsized in the waters of the brackish lagoon but fortunately they narrowly escaped the jaws of death as all of them were rescued safely. As per […]

Vain Train? Train In Odisha Gets Only Two Passengers A Day

Bolangir: It is probably the rarest of the rare cases in the history of Indian Railways where only two passengers board a train every day and a meagre amount of Rs 20 is collected as ticket fare on a daily basis. In an exclusive report, OTV found out that only two passengers travel in the […]

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IRCTC Alert For Passengers On Train Tickets Refund Rules In 2020

One of the common problems that train passengers have is about the charges and refund rules of train ticket cancellation. As passengers often end up getting confused, we have come up with a list of the important points/changes. Here are the following points: For cancellation of unreserved, RAC and waitlisted tickets, the cancellation charges are Rs […]

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Flight Operations Hit In Bhubaneswar Due To Foggy Weather

Bhubaneswar: Flight operations were majorly disrupted at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar today due to dense foggy conditions. At around 09:10 AM, Air India flight AI 77 was diverted to Kolkata after hovering around the city airport as it was unable to land at the airport in view of the inclement weather. […]

Bhubaneswar-Nayagarh Daily Sewa Express Flagged Off

Bhubaneswar/Delhi: In what could come as a good news for railway passengers, the Indian Railways today started daily Sewa Express train service between Bhubaneswar and Nayagarh Town. Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal inaugurated the train through video conferencing from New Delhi today along with nine other Sewa Express Trains in different parts of the country. […]

Odisha govt bus services affected as OSRTC employees launch strike

Cuttack: Passengers suffered as government buses stayed off roads on as many as 20 bus routes in Cuttack zone today after Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) employees launched a strike demanding clearance of pending salary of 3 months and other arrears. According to sources, services of around 30 government buses were suspended due to […]

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New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani passengers fall sick due to suspected food poisoning

Bhubaneswar: As many as 20 passengers including children fell sick after taking food in New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express yesterday. As per reports, some passengers of B-3, B-5, B-7 and B-9 coaches have also complained of food poisoning symptoms after the train left New Delhi railway station Saturday evening. When symptoms of some passengers worsened, authorities […]

Passengers can now send pics of filth at Railway stations via WhatsApp to officials

Mumbai: Passengers can now click pictures of filth and dirt at railway stations and send it across to authorities on mobile messaging platform WhatsApp, as part of the Western Railway’s cleanliness drive. “Authorities are hopeful that this will ensure clean railway stations and toilets,” a senior WR official said. “A dedicated staff has been deputed […]

Now, choose from menu, pay by card on these trains

New Delhi: Passengers on 25 trains can now choose their meals from a pre-loaded menu and pay through credit or debit cards without worrying about being overcharged or having to shell out the exact amount for their food, railway officials have said. The facility, recently put into effect, will cover all zones in a phased […]

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Jet Airways passengers travel Delhi-Patna for 8 hours

New Delhi: A Jet Airways flight carrying 150 passengers on Friday landed back in New Delhi after eight hours due to non availability of taxi way at Patna airport. The Jet Airways flight 9W 730 departed from Terminal-3 at the IGI at 2.30 p.m but “due to non availability of taxi way” at the Patna […]

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Railway ministry may tweak flexi fare scheme: Minister

New Delhi: Union minister Piyush Goyal today said the flexi fare scheme of the Railways, which helped it earn an additional Rs 540 crore in less than a year, may be amended to ensure that it brings in revenues without taxing passengers. “People have brought to my notice the issue of the flexi fare scheme. […]

Panic grips BBSR-Delhi IndiGo passengers over tech snag

Bhubaneswar:  Passengers on board the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi IndiGo flight 6E-489 had a narrow escape today when some technical glitch was detected in the aircraft soon after take off. All passengers are reportedly safe. According to one of the passengers Priyabrata Majhi, the passengers were panicked as the aircraft started shaking and passengers complained of vomiting. […]

16 passengers injured in road mishap

Sonepur: 16 passengers were injured, one of them seriously, when a bus in which they were travelling, overturned near Phulamuthi Chhak on Sonepur-Binika road this afternoon. Reports said a private bus ‘Karishma’ (OR-15-R-0988) was on the way to Sambalpur from Sonepur when the driver lost control of the vehicle which overturned near Phulamuthi Chhak on […]

10 passengers injured in road mishap

Kamakhyanagar: At least 10 passengers were injured when a bus in which they were travelling dashed against a culvert at Turadanali under Mahabirod police limits in Kamakhayanagar sub division in Dhenkanal district this morning. Reports said a private bus, Hara-Parvati, was on its way to Talcher from Telkoi when the driver lost control of the […]

Reserved berths on special Rath Yatra trains for Puri

Bhubaneswar: For the first time, Railways has decided to run reserved accommodation for the benefit of the passengers headed for Puri from Junagarh/Bhawanipatna, Bangiriposi, Bhadrak, Sambalpur, Kendujhargarh and Jagadalpur for the Rath Yatra festival in Puri scheduled on July 6. The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has appealed to the passengers to book the reserved tickets […]

Dacoits loot train passengers in Bihar

Patna: Armed criminals Sunday night looted cash and valuables amounting to lakhs of rupees from train passengers in Bihar's Jamui district, leading to the agitated victims protesting over the railway police personnel's inaction.