"We are all aware that we are increasingly seeing more incidents of severe weather," said Andrew Haines. "As (the report)… shows, earthworks and drainage infrastructure, some of which are more than 150 years old, prove to be a real challenge as the country experiences more heavy rainfall and flooding." … [Read more...] about Climate change ‘poses risk to rail safety’
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Responding to allegations of lack of spending and questions on his performance, Prabhu recently said his ministry would "far exceed" its capital expenditure target of Rs 8.5 lakh crore (Rs 85 trillion) set for the next five years, through 2019.Rs 820 billion), was recently approved by the Union Cabinet," Prabhu said last week. "We have already issued contracts worth Rs 15,000 crore in the six months of the current fiscal. The rest will also come soon." … [Read more...] about Will Suresh Prabhu be forced to quit as Railway Minister?
It will also ensure Osaka will finish the work she set out to do at the start of the tournament - wear seven masks, each with the name of a different Black person who has died in police action in the US, to showcase the cause of racial injustice and take a stand against police brutality. On Thursday, the mask, her sixth, was to remember Philando Castile, a 32-year-old Black man shot by a police officer during a traffic check in Minnesota. … [Read more...] about Victoria Azarenka an image of grit in trouncing Serena Williams
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved a proposal of the Ministry of Railways to empanel 25 seniors officers for appointment to the post of General Manager or equivalent in the Zonal Railways. The name of Shubranshu, the architect of India’s first semi-high speed train – Vande Bharat Express — has been dropped. … [Read more...] about Train18 officer not in Railways promotion list
"When you visit certain areas, you find people sharing one glass of traditional brew among each other at liquor outlets," said Helvi Jonas, a community health worker in the Ministry of Health and Social Services on Friday. "Some are neither wearing masks nor social distancing. Hence the need to educate all." … [Read more...] about Namibia health workers empower local people