#Ministry of Railways

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Howrah Kalka Mail is one of the oldest rail services of India. (Photo credit: Twitter @RailMinIndia)

  • Howah Kalka Mail started running in 1866
  • Satyajit Ray wrote a novel named 'Incident on the Kalka Mail' 
  • The Centre on Tuesday also announced that Netaji's birth anniversary will be observed as ‘Parakram Diwas’ every year

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The mega recruitment drive by the Indian Railways starts on December 15, Tuesday, and will be conducted till the 18th of this month. (PTI Photo)

  • More than 2.24 crore candidates will be appearing for the exams, the Ministry of Railways said
  • Indian Railways will conduct NTPC categories exams from December 28 to tentatively till March 2021
  • The third recruitment exams for Level-1 will be conducted from April 2021 and continue till the end of June next year

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Ministry of Railways is currently running 736 special trains. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RailMinIndia)

  • Ministry of Railways on Sunday refuted media reports on issuance of unreserved tickets
  • "Running of trains, norms of travel and reservations are constantly evolving under COVID times," the Ministry said
  • Passenger train services remain suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Local train services in Mumbai have been suspended since the beginning of the coronavirus-induced lockdown in India. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The Central Railways said that students have to show their identity cards and exam hall tickets to enter stations
  • The services are only valid for those tho are appearing for their final year exams and other competitive exams
  • The announcement comes a day before the NEET is scheduled to be held in India