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online rail tickets to get cheaper as govt announces s ping of service charge


finance minister arun jaitley on february presented the much-awaited union budget 2017 and erted that service charges on railway tickets booked online through irctc will be withdrawn. he added that online bookings have gone up from 58% to 68% since prime minister narendra modi announced the demoneti ion drive.the finance minister erted that the rail safety fund with corpus of rs 100,000 crore will be created over a period of 5 years adding that a new metro rail policy will be announced which will open up new jobs for the youth.while presenting the budget, the finance minister affirmed that at least 25 stations are expected to be awarded during 2017 . additionally, 500 stations are to be made differently abled-friendly by providing lifts & escalators.you may also likeby 2019, all coache






uk - are train tickets from gatwick to brighton more expensive when bought at th


in general with rail tickets in the uk it is not so much about where you buy them as when you buy them and what restrictions you are prepared to have."a nce" tickets can be significantly cheaper than "off peak" or "anytime" tickets but they must be bought in a nce and they lock you into a specific train. they are also not available on all routes (i don't know specifically about the route in the question) and are limited in number."off peak" or "anytime" tickets will be the same price whenever you buy them and they aren't limited in number.if you look carefully on the websites they will usually tell you what exactly they are selling but they don't like to make it too obvious.it is difficult to predict whether your plane will be on time or how long it will take to get through immigration and






union budget 2017: key announcements for railways


finance minister arun jaitley in the railway budget announced today allocated rs 55000 crore for the railways. major announcement made is the withdrawing of service charge on tickets booked on irctc. total of rs 1,31,000 crore to be spent on railways for the fiscal year.in the budget announced, railways will integrate end to end transport solutions for selected commodities through partnership and a new metro policy will be announced soon. finance minster said that, “by 2019 all coaches of indian railways will be fitted with bio-toilets and by providing lifts and escalators, 500 stations are to be made differently abled-friendly and 25 railway stations are expected to be awarded during 2017-2018.”by 2019 all coaches of indian railways will be fitted with bio-toilets: fm jaitley— ani (@ani_n






union budget 2017: key announcements for railways


finance minister arun jaitley in the railway budget announced today allocated rs 55000 crore for the railways. major announcement made is the withdrawing of service charge on tickets booked on irctc. total of rs 1,31,000 crore to be spent on railways for the fiscal year.in the budget announced, railways will integrate end to end transport solutions for selected commodities through partnership and a new metro policy will be announced soon. finance minster said that, “by 2019 all coaches of indian railways will be fitted with bio-toilets and by providing lifts and escalators, 500 stations are to be made differently abled-friendly and 25 railway stations are expected to be awarded during 2017-2018.”by 2019 all coaches of indian railways will be fitted with bio-toilets: fm jaitley— ani (@ani_n






fidelity latest to cut online trading costs


money file images - fidelity investments in wilmington, de. photo by eileen blass, usa today staff) [via merlinftp drop](photo: eileen blass, usat)connectlinkedinemailmoreas the bull market pushes stock prices higher, placing a stock trade online is getting cheaper, with fidelity investments becoming the latest online brokerage to slash the commission charged on stock trades.in what amounts to a price war benefiting individual investors and active traders that buy and sell u.s. stocks online, starting tuesday, fidelity will charge online retail investors just $4.95, down nearly 40% from $7.95, for trades of u.s. stock and exchange traded funds. the per-trade price cut lowers the boston-based investment giant’s price below that of major competitors such as charles schwab, which earlier th..






nintendo will charge under $30 for switch multiplayer in japan


when nintendo announced that the switch would have a more robust online multiplayer network than previous consoles, fans were split. the new console's online service promised voice chat and online multiplayer, but like xbox live gold and playstation...






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rangoon leaked online, pahlaj nihalani blames govt, priyanka chopra and dwayne j


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online options for oscar-nominated flicks


more movies and cheaper options are now online for movie fans wanting to catch up on oscar-nominated flicks.of the 62 full-length movies and shorts nominated in any category, 46 are available in some form online. that includes animated and live action shorts on cable channel shorts hd.just 16 of the nominees can be seen only in theaters.watching all 46 online will cost at least $173, assuming you already have subscriptions to netflix, hulu, amazon prime or hbo now. focusing on just best picture and the four acting categories will still cost you nearly $70, not including the monthly subscriptions.the good news is that prices have fallen for a few titles.best picture and director nominees: none of the nine best picture nominees is available through a subscription service.you can rent “arri..






arun jailtey announces m ive measures to promote digital economy


while presenting the union budget 2017 in the parliament the finance minister arun jaitley erted, india is on the cusp of a m ive digital revolution. he also sketched out many schemes boosting the digital india paign.arun jaitley said, “digigov facilities will be encouraged for education, healthcare and skills to the villages. he also added smart villages are in the making. promotion of #digitaleconomy an integral part of strategy to clean up system and weed out corruption.”he said, our agenda for the next year is transform, energize and clean india – #tecindia.you may also likewhile presenting the budget the finance minister said, bhim app & digitization, curbing illegal deposits, is expected to get a high focus in the coming months.he added, payment regulatory board to be set up unde






the slow, slow work to speed up the canberra-sydney heavy rail line


in october 2016, i wrote about the canberra-sydney rail link, comparing it with the much better rail services in some third world countries, and suggesting a way to get the travel time down significantly without spending a lot of money on high-speed rail.you may be interested to know whether anything came of it. a leading rail business is exploring ways to cut the canberra-sydney trip to two hours. photo: graham tidyafter i wrote the article, i had many responses from canberra times readers, some of whom were involved professionally in past australian rail studies, and others who were just interested in improving the canberra-sydney service because they preferred to travel by train.there is now an interest group committed to improving the canberra-sydney line in the short term (prefer...






the slow, slow work to speed up the canberra-sydney heavy rail line


in october 2016, i wrote about the canberra-sydney rail link, comparing it with the much better rail services in some third world countries, and suggesting a way to get the travel time down significantly without spending a lot of money on high-speed rail.you may be interested to know whether anything came of it. a leading rail business is exploring ways to cut the canberra-sydney trip to two hours. photo: graham tidyafter i wrote the article, i had many responses from canberra times readers, some of whom were involved professionally in past australian rail studies, and others who were just interested in improving the canberra-sydney service because they preferred to travel by train.there is now an interest group committed to improving the canberra-sydney line in the short term (prefer...






thanks to aap govt! air travel from delhi is set to become cheaper


air travel from delhi to remote places within the country is set to become cheaper as the delhi government on wednesday announced a massive reduction in vat on air turbine fuel (atf) from the existing 25 per cent to a mere 1 per cent.the tax reduction will be applicable for flights destined to locations covered under the central government’s regional connectivity scheme (rcs) aimed at improving connectivity with remote areas, delhi finance minister manish sisodia announced on wednesday.presenting the budget for the financial year 2017-18 in the delhi assembly here, sisodia, who is also the deputy chief minister, said the move would give a boost to the civil aviation operators who have opted to ply flights on rcs routes involving delhi.“delhi was not in the list of the airports under rc...






bollywood feels left out, again!


finance minister arun jaitley today presented the union budget for the fourth time, in which he defended the demoneti ion move of the government. all eyes were set on the fm today as it was the first budget after the union government s ped rs 500 and rs 1000 in november last year. presenting the budget, arun jaitley said that demoneti ion will not affect the growth of india and stated that the country is in a bright spot.in the budget, arun jaitley put a cap on cash donations to political parties from a single source to rs 2000. he announced that parties would be entitled to receive donations in form of cheque and digital payments only. in what may be seen as a step to push india towards a digital economy, the fm announced that railway tickets would be cheaper if booked online, as there wi






no proposal to link aadhaar with railway p es: government


by: pti | new delhi | updated: february 3, 2017 5:10 pm union railway minister suresh prabhu. (file p o)the government currently has no proposal to link aadhaar numbers with railway p es, railway minister suresh prabhu informed parliament today. “at present, there is no such proposal” to link aadhar with railway p es, prabhu said in rajya sabha during question hour while responding to a query on the issue by tmc member vivek gupta.watch video | tmc mps protesting against “political vendetta of modi govtthe government is in the process of putting in place an human resources mana ent system (hrms) to ensure that employees and pensioners of railways are able to book tickets online through any portal, he said. stating that railway p holders at present do not have online facility to book ticke






seq rail commuters will double in 10 years: government figures


the number of rail passengers in south-east queensland will more than double in 10 years, new figures within the palaszczuk government's latest cross river rail study shows.the massive increase is triggered by the opening of the new moreton bay rail link, inner-city jobs growth, the connection of the gold coast light rail to the main brisbane-gold coast rail line in 2018, greater access and extra passengers on queensland's 75 new trains. artists impression of a prosed new entrance to roma street station for the yet-to-be funded cross river rail mark 3. photo: suppliedthe figures on page 20 of the report which was quietly released on sunday shows rail commuters doubling from 2015 to 2026.seq rail commuters        2015: 177,200 average daily rail users;         2026: 3...






bicyclist struck by metro train near nrg stadium


a bicyclist was struck by a red line train near nrg stadium on sunday evening - the second cyclist hit by a metro train in two days.the man was hospitalized and his condition was not immediately known, metro spokeswoman monica russo said.the man was traveling west on the eastbound rail near 610 service road and fannin street when the rail gates activated, she said. he attempted to turn away but was struck by the light rail vehicle.the red line's delay has been cleared and it is operating normally. on friday morning, rice university professor marjorie corcoran died after she was struck by a metro light rail train near hermann park.the story is developing. check back for more details.






bicyclist struck by metro train near nrg stadium taken to surgery


a bicyclist was struck by a red line train near nrg stadium on sunday evening - the second cyclist hit by a metro train in three days.the man, who has not been identified, was hospitalized with internal injuries, according to metro spokesman jerome gray. he was taken into surgery sunday night.the man was riding eastbound in the westbound lanes of the loop 610 frontage road when he turned into a northbound train about 6 p.m., gray said.rail service was delayed about 22 minutes.the area along the light rail tracks at loop 610 has been a troublesome area for police and rail safety. panhandlers and others often congregate near the area, and a handful have been hit in the past three years.on friday morning, rice university professor marjorie corcoran died after she was struck by a metro light r






split ticketing rail fares to be made more accessible


an overhaul of britain’s rail fares is to be trialled to make it easier to buy the cheapest tickets.some fares for long, connecting journeys will be removed from the system as cheaper alternatives exist, in a bid to negate the need for split ticketing to save money.single leg pricing will be introduced for some journeys to make it simpler for p engers to know if they would be better off buying two single tickets or a return. universal images group via getty images there are also measures to make ticket vending machines more user-friendly, reports the press ociation.the trials are due to start in may on selected routes, including crosscountry, virgin trains’ east and west coast services and east midlands.in october, the commons’ transport select committee published a damning report which st






bicyclist dies after being struck by metro train near nrg stadium


a bicyclist has died after being struck by a red line train near nrg stadium on sunday evening - the second cyclist hit by a metro train in three days.the man, who has not been identified, was initially hospitalized with internal injuries, according to metro spokesman jerome gray. he was taken into surgery sunday night.the man was riding eastbound in the westbound lanes of the loop 610 frontage road when he turned into a northbound train about 6 p.m., gray said.rail service was delayed about 22 minutes.the area along the light rail tracks at loop 610 has been a troublesome area for police and rail safety. panhandlers and others often congregate near the area, and a handful have been hit in the past three years.on friday morning, rice university professor marjorie corcoran died after she wa






bicyclist dies after being struck by metro train near nrg stadium


a bicyclist has died after being struck by a red line train near nrg stadium on sunday evening - the second cyclist hit by a metro train in three days.the man, who has not been identified, was initially hospitalized with internal injuries, according to metro spokesman jerome gray. he was taken into surgery sunday night and p ed away sometime during the night, gray said monday morning.the man was riding eastbound in the westbound lanes of the loop 610 frontage road when he turned into a northbound train about 6 p.m., gray said.rail service was delayed about 22 minutes.the area along the light rail tracks at loop 610 has been a troublesome area for police and rail safety. panhandlers and others often congregate near the area, and a handful have been hit in the past three years.on friday morn






aadhar to become mandatory for booking train tickets online


in a move to prevent touts who book tickets on fake identities and then sell them off on higher prices, indian railways will soon make aadhaar mandatory for online booking of train tickets.the move will also deter tauts from blocking tickets in bulk and making fraudulent bookings. notedly, aadhar has been made mandatory for senior citizens from april 1.“aadhaar number will be required for one-time registration at the irctc ticketing site. the step is aimed at eliminating touts from registering with fake identities,” a senior railway ministry official told pti, adding the railways is preparing a software for the purpose.you may also likedespite taking several steps, touts manage to block a bulk of tickets and sell them at much higher prices and this is becoming a serious problem for t...






rajasthan budget 2017 highlights: govt to spend rs 6000 cr on clean drinking wat


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: march 8, 2017 1:50 pm rajasthan chief minister vasundhara raje (express photo by rohit jain paras)chief minister vasundhara raje presented the state financial budget for fiscal year 2017-18 in the assembly.here are the highlights1:33 pm: the cm’s speech has concluded. at more than three hours, it was one of the longest speeches.1:32 pm: in a bid to boost digital payments, a cut will be enforced in online ticket booking of movies.1:27 pm: stamp duty has been cut across several sectors, patrika reported.1:25 pm: police training school to be set up in udaipur; govt to take more steps to make it easier for registration of startups under the startup india programme.1:24 pm: cigarettes will get more expensive.1:22 pm: the chief minister is now ...






will the j&k govt's ban on lavish weddings curb corruption?


homeindiajammu and kashmirmade in heaven and approved by cops: will the j&k govt’s ban on lavish weddings curb corruption?






ghaziabad couple offers to adopt modi, sp govt says no


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no party can accept cash donation more than rs 2000/source


the finance minister arun jaitley on february 1 presented the union budget 2017 and announced that the maximum donation that a party can accept as a cash donation is rs 2000. he added that political parties will be entitled to receive donations by cheque or in the digital mode from their donors.the finance minister announced this decision after observing that political parties continue to receive most funds through anonymous donations.it is for the first time in the history of india, both the union budget and the rail budget have been merged with the general budget. there will be no separate rail budget, this time! this decision to present the budget together was taken with the aim to complete the whole process before the end of this financial year.you may also likejaitley erted that servi






no party can accept cash donation more than rs 2000/source


in a welcome move, the finance minister arun jaitley on february 1 presented the union budget 2017 and announced that the maximum donation that a party can accept as a cash donation is rs 2000. he added that political parties will be entitled to receive donations by cheque or in the digital mode from their donors.the finance minister announced this decision after observing that political parties continue to receive most funds through anonymous donations.it is for the first time in the history of india, both the union budget and the rail budget have been merged with the general budget. there will be no separate rail budget, this time! this decision to present the budget together was taken with the aim to complete the whole process before the end of this financial year.you may also likejaitl






en masse enertainment announces plans to launch action mmorpg kritika online in


sir_meowface|1h ago|news|1|en masse entertainment's hyper-stylish action mmorpg kiritika online is coming to north america and europe in 2017 en massegame developergame publisherkritika onlinepckitsuga.comread full story >>kitsuga.com






uk - are train tickets from gatwick to brighton more expensive when bought at th


last time i travelled from gatwick was a couple of years ago, but i remember that tickets purchased at gatwick right before travelling were the same price as i saw online a couple of days in a nce. i did some research now... looking specifically at gatwick to brighton tickets, i checked on southern railway website, which serves this itinerary. i checked tickets for tomorrow (i.e. less than 24 hours in a nce), tickets for the following day (i.e. over 24 hours in a nce), and tickets for mid-march (i.e. over 30 days in a nce) - and the prices were exactly the same.i then checked on trainline website for the same dates - and the prices were exactly the same.what did matter (just a bit) was which train you took. peak time travel was a little more expensive. peak time single was £10.20, while of






has arun jaitley's budget left you richer or poorer? read and find out


for taxpayersbenefits►tax rate for individual income in the lowest rs 2.5 lakh-5 lakh bracket halved to 5 per cent. one-page tax form for those with taxable income up to rs 5 lakh. ►no tax scrutiny for such first-time return filers. ►deduction to self-employed on contributions to national pension scheme doubled from 10 per cent to 20 per cent, subject to a limit of rs 1.5 lakh. drawbacks►tax rebate cut from 5,000 to 2,500 for individuals with income up to rs 3.5 lakh. ►tax break due to interest paid on rented homes (whether first or second) will now be capped at rs 2 lakh. this is likely to impact investment in real estate. ►10 per cent surcharge on income of rs 50 lakh-1 crore. ►pay up to rs 10,000 for late filing of tax return. ►limit of cash donation to charitable trusts reduced from rs






subramanian swamy says will move the sc in ram mandir case, expects support from


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soon, aadhaar will be must for booking train tickets online


the railways will soon move towards aadhaar-based online ticketing system to prevent touts from blocking a bulk of tickets, end fraudulent bookings and curb cases of impersonation. aadhaar number has been made mandatory for senior citizens to avail concessions in train tickets from april 1. a three-month trial run for this is going on. as per the new business plan 2017-18, unveiled by railway minister suresh prabhu today, besides the aadhaar-based ticketing system, the railways will move towards cashless ticketing system by installing 6,000 point-of-sale machines and 1,000 automatic ticket vending machines across the country. an integrated ticketing app will also be launched by may to promote cashless transaction. "aadhaar number will be required for one-time registration at the irctc tic.






aadhaar will be must for booking train tickets online soon


by: pti | new delhi | published:march 2, 2017 6:43 pm an integrated ticketing app will also be launched by may to promote cashless transaction.the railways will soon move towards aadhaar-based online ticketing system to prevent touts from blocking a bulk of tickets, end fraudulent bookings and curb cases of impersonation. aadhaar number has been made mandatory for senior citizens to avail concessions in train tickets from april 1. a three-month trial run for this is going on.watch what else is making newsas per the new business plan 2017-18, unveiled by railway minister suresh prabhu today, besides the aadhaar-based ticketing system, the railways will move towards cashless ticketing system by installing 6,000 point-of-sale machines and 1,000 automatic ticket vending machines across th...






aadhaar card: soon, aadhaar will be must for booking train tickets online | indi


new delhi: the railways will soon move towards aadhaar-based online ticketing system to prevent touts from blocking a bulk of tickets, end fraudulent bookings and curb cases of impersonation. aadhaar number has been made mandatory for senior citizens+ to avail concessions in train tickets from april 1. a three-month trial run for this is going on. as per the new business plan 2017-18, unveiled by railway minister suresh prabhu on thursday, besides the aadhaar-based ticketing system, the railways will move towards cashless ticketing system by installing 6,000 point-of-sale machines and 1,000 automatic ticket vending machines across the country. an integrated ticketing app will also be launched by may to promote cashless transaction. "aadhaar number wil...






aadhaar card: soon, aadhaar will be must for booking train tickets online | indi


new delhi: the railways will soon move towards aadhaar-based online ticketing system to prevent touts from blocking a bulk of tickets, end fraudulent bookings and curb cases of impersonation. aadhaar number has been made mandatory for senior citizens to avail concessions in train tickets from april 1. a three-month trial run for this is going on. as per the new business plan 2017-18, unveiled by railway minister suresh prabhu on thursday, besides the aadhaar-based ticketing system, the railways will move towards cashless ticketing system by installing 6,000 point-of-sale machines and 1,000 automatic ticket vending machines across the country. an integrated ticketing app will also be launched by may to promote cashless transaction. "aadhaar number will be...






budget 2017 benefits & drawbacks: has arun jaitley's budget left you richer or p


for taxpayersbenefits►tax rate for individual income in the lowest rs 2.5 lakh-5 lakh bracket halved to 5 per cent. one-page tax form for those with taxable income up to rs 5 lakh. ►no tax scrutiny for such first-time return filers. ►deduction to self-employed on contributions to national pension scheme doubled from 10 per cent to 20 per cent, subject to a limit of rs 1.5 lakh. drawbacks►tax rebate cut from 5,000 to 2,500 for individuals with income up to rs 3.5 lakh. ►tax break due to interest paid on rented homes (whether first or second) will now be capped at rs 2 lakh. this is likely to impact investment in real estate. ►10 per cent surcharge on income of rs 50 lakh-1 crore. ►pay up to rs 10,000 for late filing of tax return. ►limit of cash donation to charitable trusts reduced from rs






don't expect third party nintendo switch docks to be made available


brohsnbluffs|1h ago|article|8|the switch dock is sold out on nintendo's online store and there's unlikely to ever be a cheaper 3rd party option. game developerswitchswitchnintendotoday.comread full story >>nintendotoday.com






fm arun jaitley presents union budget 2017 despite congress protests


as union budget 2017 is tabled by the finance minister arun jaitley, congress leader mallikarjur kharge lashed out at the govt and made remarks on the death of former union minister and indian union muslim league leader e. ahamed.kharge said, “i think govt already knew that he had p ed away, but they were trying to maybe delay announcement.”he also added, “its not march 31, there is a lot of time to present budget. govt can postpone it. in our opinion, including jdu leaders and former pm deve gowda, the budget should be postponed.”you may also likethe former union minister and indian union muslim league leader e. ahamed died of heart attack on 1st february, 2017.






budget 2017: are you richer or poorer?


for taxpayersbenefitstax rate for individual income+ in the lowest rs 2.5 lakh-5 lakh bracket halved to 5 per cent. one-page tax form for those with taxable income up to rs 5 lakh. no tax scrutiny for such first-time return filers. deduction to self-employed on contributions to national pension scheme doubled from 10 per cent to 20 per cent, subject to a limit of rs 1.5 lakh. drawbackstax rebate cut from 5,000 to 2,500 for individuals with income up to rs 3.5 lakh. tax break due to interest paid on rented homes (whether first or second) will now be capped at rs 2 lakh. this is likely to impact investment in real estate. 10 per cent surcharge on income of rs 50 lakh-1 crore. pay up to rs 10,000 for late filing of tax return. limit of cash donation to charitable trusts reduced from rs 10,000






conventions - direction of electric field of a negative point charge


it's merely a convention. the thing you have there is something called a source charge. to test the effects of a source charge we bring something called the test charge (note that electric field can be measured only through the force on the test charge, given that we know the explicit charge on the test charge.) a test charge is positive by convention.it would be handy to familiarise yourself with the definition of electric field. electric field at a point is the force that a unit positive charge would experience if placed at that point. when we give a visual of this electric field, we actually draw lines of force (a 'line of force' simply tells where the test charge would go if placed at that point; where the test charge goes is dictated by where the arrow points).ps: 'lines...