Tuesday, Mar 31 2020 | Time 02:32 Hrs(IST)
  • COVID-19 claims two mores lives in Maharastra
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium to be made quarantine center
  • G20 trade ministers vow to ensure essential supplies worldwide
  • US has more than 150,000 COVID-19 cases -- Johns Hopkins University
  • 31 Indians evacuees from Kabul housed at ITBP Quarantine center at Chhawla
  • Second Covid-19 death in Telangana, 61 affected
  • Assam Cabinet approves package, makes exemptions from Apr 1
  • COVID-19: India's first deceased's daughter recovered & discharged
States » South

Tatkal special service introduced

Shivamogga, Jan 23 (UNI) The South Western Railway has introduced a tatkal express special train service between Shivamogga city and Yeshwantpur.
BY Raghavendra, MP, flagged off the service at a programme held at Shivamogga railway terminal on Thursday. The actual service of the train will commence from January 24.
The special train (06539/40) will run every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. It will start from Yeshwantpur at 9 a.m. and reach Shivamogga at 2.45 p.m. It will stop at Tumakuru, Tiptur, Arsikere, Kadur, Birur, Tarikere and Bhadravati. On the return journey, it will start from Shivamogga at 3.30 p.m. and reach Yeshwantpur at 11 p.m..
The train will have one AC chair car, 11 chair cars, one second class coach and one luggage-cum-brake van with generator.
At present Yeshwantpur-Shivamogga-Yeshwantpur tri-weekly express special train is running every Saturday, Sunday and Monday. With the introduction of the new train, the express special train service between Shivamogga and Yeshwantpur would be available on all the seven days of the week.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Raghavendra said that the tatkal special express train would be converted into a regular express train service shortly. Referring to the request from the passengers to modify the schedule of Shivamogga-Renigunta train, he said that pilgrims bound for Tirupati would be benefited if the train starts from Shivamogga and from Renigunta in the night.
More News

Country wide appreciation on Telanagana CM on migrant labourers issue

31 Mar 2020 | 12:24 AM

Hyderabad, Mar 30 (UNI) The statement made by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR)
that migrant labourers were stake-holders in the development of Telangana state and measures announced by him to satisfy their hunger and to take care of them had evoked country wide appreciation from all quarters.

see more..

Lockdown ending will depends on people: K'taka CM

31 Mar 2020 | 12:23 AM

Bengaluru, Mar 30 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday said that “people must strictly maintain the lockdown in the State, because ending of the 21-day lockdown imposed across the country depends on how strictly we follow".

see more..

COVID-19: Alagiri donates Rs 10 lakh to Tamil Nadu CM’s Public Relief Fund

31 Mar 2020 | 12:10 AM

Madurai, Mar 30 (UNI) Expelled DMK leader and former Union Minister M K Alagiri on Monday donated Rs 10 lakh to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic.

see more..

COVID-19: India's first deceased's daughter recovered & discharged

31 Mar 2020 | 12:09 AM

Kalaburagi, Mar 30 (UNI) A 45-year-old Covid-19 positive woman has been completely cured and discharged from ESI hospital in Kalaburagi on Monday night.

see more..

COVID- 19: Kumaraswamy urges state government to safeguard farmers

31 Mar 2020 | 12:06 AM

Bengaluru, Mar 30(UNI) Janata dal (secular ) leader and former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Monday urged the Karnataka government to safeguard the lives of farmers as many of the agricultural products have been destroyed due to transport restrictions in the state.

see more..