IRCTC to upgrade pantry cars to international standards

IRCTC to upgrade pantry cars to international standards

Pantry cars on Indian Railways trains to be upgraded to international standards! Aiming to improve the quality of food served to passengers on its trains, Indian Railways has decided to completely revamp the pantry cars on long-distance trains. The task has been delegated to IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation), and a circular to…

Pensioners can submit life certificate in physical form or digitally in pension paying bank

Pensioners can submit life certificate in physical form or digitally in pension paying bank

November is the month for all pensioners to provide life certificates to their bank so that they would continue to receive their pension. Pensioners can submit life certificate in physical form as well as in digital format through Jeevan Praman portal, which is based on Aadhaar. Also remember, a pension is not a largesse or…

Indian Railways Introduces Special Trains: Routes, Timings And Other Details

Indian Railways Introduces Special Trains: Routes, Timings And Other Details

Ahead of Diwali, Western Railway, an arm of the Indian Railways, has announced the commencement of new special trains to cater to excess demand. Western Railway will run 23 special trains till the end the of this year, it said on microblogging website – Twitter. Earlier this week, Northern Railway also introduced 78 special trains in order…

Gujarat businessman’s massive 600 cars Diwali Bonus: Here’s the list of cars gifted by Savji to his employees till date

Gujarat businessman’s massive 600 cars Diwali Bonus: Here’s the list of cars gifted by Savji to his employees till date

Renowned business tycoon Savji Dholakia has done it yet again! The diamond trader and the owner of Shri Hari Krishna Exports has gifted 600 cars as Diwali bonus to his employees. Here we have compiled all cars gifted by Savji to his employees till date. Savji Dholakia, the renowned diamond trader from Gujarat is into…

Case against Amazon India head after Noida man gets soap instead of phone

Case against Amazon India head after Noida man gets soap instead of phone

Amazon’s India head and three other persons have been booked after a customer claimed to have received a soap instead of a mobile phone that he had ordered from the e-commerce giant, police said Tuesday. The case was registered at the Bisrakh police station in Greater Noida Monday, they said. The company, however, said it…

Big WhatsApp update confirmed! How Facebook could make money from your Status

Big WhatsApp update confirmed! How Facebook could make money from your Status

WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels on Wednesday confirmed that WhatsApp Status will indeed serve advertisements to the users worldwide. The confirmation comes close on the heels of many speculations about the Facebook-owned company’s plans to monetise the world’s most popular chat app. Daniels is in India on his maiden visit, which is a part of…

Ever heard of the term Karoshi? It means “overwork death”.

Ever heard of the term Karoshi? It means “overwork death”.

In Japan, overwork is such an ingrained part of life that there is a word to describe dying from it: karoshi. Karoshi, which can be translated literally as “overwork death” in Japanese, is occupational sudden mortality. The major medical causes of karōshi deaths are heart attack and stroke due to stress and a starvation diet….

Statue of Unity: 10 interesting features of the Sardar Patel statue

Statue of Unity: 10 interesting features of the Sardar Patel statue

An engineering marvel completed in a record time of 33 months, the world’s tallest statue—Sardar Patel’s statue or the Statue of Unity—will be inaugurated during a gala function on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary on 31 October. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had laid the foundation stone for the project on 31 October 2013, will…

6 things that widened the rift between RBI and government

6 things that widened the rift between RBI and government

A speech made last week by Viral Acharya, the deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has brought the tensions between the RBI and the government to the forefront. Stressing the importance of the central bank’s autonomy, Acharya sounded a warning to the government — keep your hands off the RBI. However, the rift between the…

7 Biometric Devices supported by Jeevan Pramaan Application

7 Biometric Devices supported by Jeevan Pramaan Application

Jeevan Pramaan is a biometric enabled Aadhaar-based Digital Life Certificate (DLC) for pensioners. It uses the Aadhaar platform for online biometric-authentication. Using JeevanPramaan a pensioner need not present himself/herself personally before the Pension Disbursing Officer to obtain a Life Certificate. The DLC is stored online & can be accessed by the Pension Disbursing Agency as and…