Ticket booking-reservation services will be disrupted for six hours for the next 7 days, the reason given by the Railways

Ticket booking-reservation services will be disrupted for six hours for the next 7 days, the reason given by the Railways

The Ministry of Railways has issued important information related to the Passenger Reservation System. The ministry has informed that from midnight of November 14 to midnight of November 21, all services related to ticket booking and reservation will be disrupted for a week. According to the statement, this step has been taken by the Railways with the objective of normalizing passenger services and returning to pre-Covid levels in a phased manner.

The Ministry of Railways informed on Sunday that the Passenger Reservation Service will remain closed for 6 hours at night for the next 7 days in order to normalize the services related to passengers. The Railway Ministry said that no PRS service (Passenger Reservation System) will be available during these 6 hours from 11:30 pm to 5:30 am.

The ministry informed that passengers will not get any service related to passenger reservation service like ticket reservation, current booking, ticket cancellation, inquiry service etc. for 6 hours and this effect will be applicable for a week i.e. till November 21. However, except the PRS service, all other inquiry services will continue uninterrupted.

'Special' tag removed from trains 

Let us tell you that the railway is now returning to the situation before the corona infection. In this episode, Indian Railways has also abolished the special status of trains. Now trains will be operated on old number and on old fare only. According to the railways, now '0' will be removed from the number of the special train and all the trains will run from the same number as the precovid train. The railway fare which was before Kovid will also be applicable. The Railways on Friday issued an order to remove the 'special' tag for mail and express trains and return the pre-pandemic fares with immediate effect.

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The assistant engineer was demanding a bribe of Rs 3 lakh, and the CBI caught

The assistant engineer was demanding a bribe of Rs 3 lakh, and the CBI caught

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an assistant engineer posted in the Najafgarh Zone of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (Delhi MCD) for demanding a bribe of Rs 3 lakh along with his associate. It is alleged that these people were demanding bribes from the complainant in exchange for putting up the roof of the house being built by him. The arrested accused was produced before the special CBI court in Delhi from where he has been sent on a 2-day CBI remand for interrogation.

According to CBI spokesperson RC Joshi, those arrested include Assistant Engineer MS Meena posted in Najafgarh Zone of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, and his assistant Beldar Prakash. According to the CBI, the complainant had complained to the Anti-Corruption Branch that he was building his house in Najafgarh. During this, when he started putting the lens on his house, he was contacted by Beldar Prakash posted in the Najafgarh zone of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, and told him that he would have to pay a bribe of Rs 3 lakh instead of inserting the lens. This bribe will be taken by Assistant Engineer Meena.

What are the charges against the arrested engineer?
It is also alleged that the complainant was threatened that if he did not pay the bribe amount, he would not be allowed to insert the lens and even if he did, it would be broken as illegal. On the basis of the complaint, the Anti-Corruption Branch of the Central Bureau of Investigation conducted a preliminary inquiry into the matter and after finding important facts during this investigation, a case was registered in this regard under criminal sections, after which the accused officers were recovering an installment of ₹ 1 lakh from the complainant. was arrested red-handed.

According to the CBI, immediately after the arrest, raids were conducted on their premises, from where many incriminating documents including some property documents have also been recovered. The work of assessing the recovered documents is going on. The accused was produced before the special CBI court in Delhi, from where he has been sent on CBI remand for two days' interrogation, the investigation of the case is going on.

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