Wednesday, Nov 20 2019 | Time 17:14 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Congress responsible for displacement alleged Raghubar
  • Korea Masters: Kidambi, Sameer through to round two
  • JNU row: Meeting held between Students & High power committee
  • Wriddhiman says they are very exited to take on Bangaladesh in historic pink ball day-night Test match at Eden
  • GAIL hands over 7 tippers & 142 tri-cycles to MCC
  • JMM releases 6th list of candidates on six seats
  • Rs 30 lakh seized from a campaign vehicle of BJP in Palamu
  • Indian Navy inducting highly capable equipments to ensure maritime security : Kovind
  • Cong dissolves Himachal Pradesh state unit, PCC chief Kuldeep Singh Rathore to continue
  • Court cases pending since 10 years and above will be disposed early: Ravi Shankar Prasad
  • Road accident claims two lives in UP's Mirzapur
  • Four killed in road mishap in Bihar
  • India, Singapore agree to deepen defence ties
  • SO Bharat - Maharashtra team trains with Mumbai City FC
  • Congress raises issue of non-procurement of paddy, rice in RS
India


Railways 'Promotion on Wheels' becomes a hit

Railways 'Promotion on Wheels' becomes a hit

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) Railways' unique idea of 'Promotion on Wheels' aiming to fetch more revenue has evoked a good response during the promotion of Bollywood film 'Housefull-4'.

After running a special promotion train of eight coaches for the film, ten such proposals are under consideration with the Railways, officials said here on Friday.



They said Railways has earned about Rs 53 lakh from the promotion of 'Housefull-4' where film stars and media representatives travelled on this train.

The officials said Railways' is considering the proposal to run trains for promotion of films such as 'Dabangg-3', 'Saand ki Aankh, Chapaak, Lunch Box-2, Padman-2, as well as television mega shows 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' and 'Kapil Sharma Show'.

They said for the first two months after the announcement of the policy on October 7, it was discussed with the producers of Bollywood and TV who showed great enthusiasm about the idea.

After this, as soon as the policy of running trains for the promotion of arts, culture, cinema or sports was announced, producer Sajid Nadiadwala made a booking for 'Housefull-4' and this eight-coach train running from Mumbai Central to Vadodara, Ratlam reached New Delhi on Thursday afternoon via Kota.



Officials said the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has been appointed as the nodal agency for running such trains. The IRCTC will contact the concerned zonal railways to discuss the operational feasibility as soon as the proposal of operating such trains is received and the same will be approved as soon as it gets the green signal.

UNI AE SB 1632

More News

Cong dissolves Himachal Pradesh state unit, PCC chief Kuldeep Singh Rathore to continue

20 Nov 2019 | 4:47 PM

New Delhi, Nov 20 (UNI) The Congress on Wednesday dissolved its state unit in Himachal Pradesh, however, the state PCC president Kuldeep Singh Rathore will continue.

see more..
Govt should disclose details of Electoral bonds scheme in Parliament, institute impartial probe: Congress

Govt should disclose details of Electoral bonds scheme in Parliament, institute impartial probe: Congress

20 Nov 2019 | 3:57 PM

New Delhi, Nov 20 (UNI) Describing the Electoral Bonds scheme of the Government as ‘a a modus operandi to receive thousands of crores from "Big Business Houses" through secret donations’, the Congress on Wednesday demanded that the Government disclose details of the scheme in both the Houses of Parliament and institute an impartial probe into the matter.

see more..

JNU seeks action against agitating students for violating court's order

20 Nov 2019 | 3:27 PM

(Rptg, correcting time frame in para 1)
New Delhi, Nov 20 (UNI) Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has sought contemptuous action against the students and Delhi Police for allegedly violating the court's order against holding a protest within 100 metres of the Administrative Block.

see more..
Pawar meets Modi amid Maha crisis, this time for 'drought hit farmers'

Pawar meets Modi amid Maha crisis, this time for 'drought hit farmers'

20 Nov 2019 | 3:21 PM

New Delhi, Nov 20 (UNI) Amid the deadlock continues over the government formation in Maharashtra, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the relief for drought hit farmers in the state.

see more..
image