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Tag: Puri Railway Station

Puri Renaming: Hopes Grow As Rly Minister Accepts Proposal To Name City Station After Lord Jagannath
Puri Renaming: Hopes Grow As Rly Minister Accepts Proposal To Name City Station After Lord Jagannath

A group of intellectuals along with elected representatives from the State on Wednesday met Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in New Delhi and submitted a memorandum requesting him to change the name of Puri railway station to Jagannath Dham Puri.

Rath Yatra 2019: RPF beefs up security at Puri Railway Station

Puri: Expecting heavy turnout of devotees during the annual Rath Yatra festival, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) has now decided to intensify patrolling in and around Puri Railway Station. A special training programme was also organised to impart soft skills to security personnel so that they behave and deal with the passengers with utmost care […]

Puri-Durg Express with 'Utkrisht' coaches makes first trial run

Puri: In what can be termed as good news for railway passengers, the Puri-Durg Express, equipped with all modern amenities under the Utkrisht initiative, made its first trial run from platform number 8 of Puri railway station to Durg in Chhattisgarh today. The coaches of the train have been upgraded to ‘Utkrisht’ category, making it […]

Explosion in army train at Puri station, 1 injured

Puri: One person was injured after an explosion inside a coach of an army train at Puri Railway Station today. The explosion was reported to be that of a cooking gas cylinder being transported in the coach. As per sources, the army train was stationed at platform no-2 of the railway station. While one person […]

NIA rules out terror angle in Puri station arson

Puri: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has ruled out any terrorist involvement in the Puri Station fire mishap. In its closure report filed today, NIA has maintained that Ramchandran Subhas set fire to the train on his own and no one else was involved in the incident. In its closure report submitted to the Puri […]

Youth found dead with throat slit at Puri rail station

Puri: The body of a youth was found with his throat slit at Puri Railway station in the wee hours of Friday morning. The youth, who is suspected to have been murdered, has been identified as Sanatan Patra, a resident of Baunsiapara in Nayagarh district. He was working in a bakery and was staying in […]