Monday, Jun 1 2020 | Time 08:06 Hrs(IST)
  • SpaceX Nasa Mission - Astronauts on historic mission enter space station
  • NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume
  • John Deere Classic golf tournament canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions
  • PM praises farmer from Nashik for building sanitation machine to combat coronavirus
  • Thane civic employee death - Union demands Rs 1 cr compensation, action on erring officials
  • Israel's Maccabi Tel Aviv announces departure of former NBA player Nate Wolters
  • Thousands gather for peaceful protest in US capital ahead of planned curfew
  • Ecuador midfielder Cazares tests positive for COVID-19
  • Tropical storm Amanda kills 11 in El Salvador
  • US Texas governor declares state of disaster following violent protests
  • Chicago braces for more chaos
  • Protests over killing of African American held in Dublin
  • Japan hit by 5 3-magnitude quake, no tsunami warning issued
  • More than 500,000 coronavirus cases now confirmed in Brazil
  • London police arrest 23 people during gathering in solidarity with George Floyd protests
India


Railways to transport 36 lakh migrants in next 10 days: Board Chairman

Railways to transport 36 lakh migrants in next 10 days: Board Chairman

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) Railways will transport 36 lakh migrants on the Shramik Special trains in the next 10 days, Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav announced here on Saturday.

Giving this information at a press conference here, the Railway Board Chairman said that these trains, being run in coordination with the state governments, will continue to run as long as they were in demand. Emergency racks are standing ready to carry workers in special trains at every railway division headquarters of the country.

'On the demand of the states and the local administration, the Indian Railways is ready to run the Shramik Special train from any station in the country in the shortest possible time."

Mr Yadav said the Railways will start more than 200 trains from June 1 to 30 in addition to 15 pairs of special trains started from May 12 after Shramik Special trains were announced. So far, more than 17 lakh tickets have been booked for them, which is about 30 per cent of the total seats available.

These special trains have been operating since May 1 to ferry the stranded migrants in various parts of the country.

Eds: Here pick up suitably from earlier series.

UNI SD RJ 2103

More News

2 Pakistan High Commission officials caught in spying, asked to leave India in 24 hours

31 May 2020 | 11:07 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) Two officials at Delhi's Pakistan High Commission were caught spying by Indian law enforcement authorities on Sunday and have been asked to leave the country within 24 hours.

see more..

Shooting at RPI leader's farmhouse in Nihal Vihar

31 May 2020 | 10:59 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) The unknown armed miscreants on Sunday opened fire in the farmhouse of Republican Party of India’s (RPI) leader Mohammad Shakeel Saifi, in Nihal Vihar area, here.

see more..
Rain brings respite, wreaks havoc as well

Rain brings respite, wreaks havoc as well

31 May 2020 | 9:39 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) Mercury dipped in several parts of India including national capital on Sunday bringing some respite from the scorching heat that swept the country from past few days, however, wreaked havoc in Uttar Pradesh during the past 24 hours claiming 29 lives and injuring 50 others.

see more..
Cong asks PM about amount given to labourers from PM CARES Fund

Cong asks PM about amount given to labourers from PM CARES Fund

31 May 2020 | 8:34 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) Accusing the NDA government at the centre of being oblivious to the suffering of the migrant labourers, the Congress on Sunday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the amount given to labourers from PM CARES Fund.

see more..
India sees highest single-day spike of 8380 Covid-19 cases, death toll at 5,164

India sees highest single-day spike of 8380 Covid-19 cases, death toll at 5,164

31 May 2020 | 8:18 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) As the nationwide lockdown 4.0 comes to an end on Sunday, with the highest ever jump of infections with 8380 cases, India's Covid-19 tally reached to 1,82,143, while the death toll rose to 5,164 with 193 fresh fatalities, according to the Health Ministry.

see more..