A- A A+
Last Updated : Jul 7 2020 9:42PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
COVID-19 cases in India are lowest per million in world, says Health Ministry            CBSE syllabus for classes 9 to 12 reduced by 30 percent            Government taking all measures to ensure farmers get remunerative prices for their produce, says Agriculture Minister            SoPs to speed up resumption of film production in unlock phase to be issued soon: I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar            NIA arrests 7th accused in Pulwama terror attack case           

National News

Mar 16, 2020
10:35AM

Railway Board orders withdrawal of curtains, blankets from AC coaches to check spread of COVID-19

PTI
Railway Board has asked all zonal railways to remove curtains and withdraw blankets from all trains as a precautionary measure to check the spread of COVID-19.

The Board also directed to set the minimum temperature of ACs at 24-25 degree celsius.

The zonal railways have been directed to provide blankets with freshly washed covers in the first AC coaches on demand and also keep some extra washed bedsheets for exigencies. It said adequate publicity should be given to this precautionary measure so that passengers are suitability prepared.

 Railway Board said a brief message should be given to AC passengers through interactive voice response or SMS in this regard.

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 7 (Jul) Midday News 7 (Jul) Evening News 7 (Jul) Hourly 7 (Jul) (1800hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 7 (Jul) दोपहर समाचार 7 (Jul) समाचार संध्या 7 (Jul) प्रति घंटा समाचार 7 (Jul) (1900hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 7 (Jul) Khabrein(Day) 7 (Jul) Khabrein(Eve) 7 (Jul)
Aaj Savere 7 (Jul) Parikrama 7 (Jul)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 7 (Jul) Samayki 6 (Jul) Sports Scan 23 (Mar) Spotlight/News Analysis 7 (Jul) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 7 (Jul) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 5 (Jul)
  • Money Matters 22 (Mar)
  • International News 22 (Mar)
  • Press Review 23 (Mar)
  • From the States 23 (Mar)
  • Let's Connect 22 (Mar)
  • 360°- Ek Parivesh 23 (Mar)
  • Know Your Constitution 30 (Jan)
  • Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat 22 (Mar)
  • Sanskriti Darshan 23 (Mar)
  • Fit India New India 23 (Mar)
  • Weather Report 21 (Mar)
  • North East Diaries 22 (Mar)
  • 150 Years of Bapu 22 (Mar)
  • Sector Specific Discussions 22 (Mar)