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Railways plans to do away with providing blankets in AC coaches after CAG report

Railways plans to do away with providing blankets in AC coaches after CAG report

Days after CAG in its report slammed Railways over cleanliness and hygiene in trains as well as platforms, the ministry is reportedly planning to discontinue  providing blankets to the passengers in AC coaches in some trains.

Jul 30, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
This sensor can allow you to talk to your shirt, blanket!

This sensor can allow you to talk to your shirt, blanket!

Scientists have developed a sensor called SansEC short for "without electrical connection” which can allow you to talk to your shirt or blanket.

Jul 07, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

Chinese varsity imposes blanket punishment on female students

A university in China's southern Hunan province has forced its female students to cover themselves in blankets in the hot sun as a punishment during the school's compulsory military training.

Sep 19, 2015, 15:16 PM IST

Japanese tsunami victims' blanket measuring 464 square metres makes Guinness record

A blanket measuring 464 square metres (4,994 square feet) stitched together by the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that rocked northeastern Japan in 2011 has entered the Guinness World Records 2015 as the largest one in the world, media reported Monday.

Feb 23, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

Odisha youngsters launch Blanket Challenge for homeless

Youngsters in Odisha posted an idea on social networking site Facebook about 15 days ago. Now, many of them are joining the cause to keep the homeless locals in Bhubaneswar warm during the winter.

Nov 24, 2014, 16:10 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar donates relief materials for flood-affected people

Sachin Tendulkar donates relief materials for flood-affected people

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday came in support of people affected by the devastating flood in Jammu and Kashmir by donating truckloads of relief which consists of five tons of eatables and 1000 blankets apart from other important stuff, informed Jammu and Kashmir CA official Ranjeet Kalra.

Sep 20, 2014, 22:11 PM IST

MJ`s bodyguard claims he fathered his youngest son

King of Pop Michael Jackson`s former British bodyguard is seeking legal aid to prove he is the biological father of the late singer`s youngest son.

Apr 19, 2012, 10:41 AM IST

MJ’s kids felt like orphans after they lost their dad

Michael Jackson’s kids sobbed saying that they didn’t want to be orphans when they were told that their dad had died in hospital, Dr Conrad Murray revealed in a taped interview with cops, which was played in a court during his trial.

Oct 12, 2011, 14:10 PM IST

Tihar to have its own blanket manufacturing unit

Tihar jail, the country`s
largest prison, will soon boast of a blanket manufacturing
unit to cater to the growing demand for it with the number of
inmates increasing everyday and VIP prisoners demanding more.

Jun 24, 2011, 20:01 PM IST

MJ`s former bodyguard claims to be father of Blanket

More than a year after Michael Jackson`s death, the paternity of his youngest son Blanket has again grabbed headlines after the star`s former body-guard claimed to be the biological father of the 8-year-old boy.

Sep 28, 2010, 15:06 PM IST

Par panel for blanket cap on profit margins of all medicines

Unhappy with profits being made by
drug manufacturers at the cost of poor patients, a
Parliamentary Standing Committee has demanded a blanket cap on
profit margins of all medicines across the board.

Aug 04, 2010, 20:41 PM IST

Govt rules out blanket ban on use of plastic bags

The Government on Wednesday ruled out a
blanket ban on plastic bags and said waste management at the
local level should be improved to ensure that the waste did
not become an environmental hazard.

Apr 28, 2010, 17:05 PM IST