South Asian Railway News

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Pakistan

Saad asks police not to obey illegal orders of seniors Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:52:47 -0700
LAHORE: Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that discipline does not mean to follow an illegal order of seniors.

Most Popular Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:47:07 -0700
LAHORE: Pakistan Railways officials joyously waved to a Chinese locomotive chugging a freight train from Karachi for an upcountry destination on Sunday.

PR reduced deficit first time in four decades Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:05:27 -0700
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways (PR) has reduced its deficit for first time in last 40 years and earned record Rs6 billion revenue in outgoing fiscal year 2013-14 showing 100 per cent improvement in revenue.

Improvement in Railways | Business Recorder Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:22:10 -0700
Minister of Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique is probably the most agile person in Nawaz Sharif's cabinet; he is reported to have turned the corner of railways' faltering financial health through his hard work and imaginative policies.

Container scandal: NAB yet to prove allegations against customs agents | Business Recorder Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:08:02 -0700
Customs Clearing, Forwarding and Borders Agents have said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) during its ongoing investigations into Nato-ISAF container scandal has not proved allegations against any member of the community in Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta.

Pakistan Parliament Meets After Second Day of Violence Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:31:49 -0700
Pakistan’s parliament was holding an emergency session today to try to defuse two weeks of protests that have turned deadly as demonstrators step up efforts to force the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

l Nearly a dozen dead, scores reported missing in AJK, Jhelum district l Flood warning for Nullah Leh, residents ... Thu, 04 Sep 2014 18:35:34 -0700
Meanwhile, in Dina, one person was killed and more than 20 people are feared dead following the collapse of a dilapidated bridge over the Nullah Kahan in Jhelum district.

Houses, bridges and shops also damaged in many areas Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:16:51 -0700
Naveed Butt, a resident of Mohanpura, said their locality was 10 feet above the bed of Leh Nullah but the choked drains and raised water level in the nullah created problems for them.

Sri Lanka

Yal Devi Jaffna bound again from mid October Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:50:23 -0700
The Yal Devi will resume services to Jaffna after a lapse of 30 years in mid October.

Bangladesh

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Nepal

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China

China ETF Drawing Most Funds Since 2012 on Stimulus Bets Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:08:43 -0700
Chinese workers of CREC (China Railway Engineering Corporation), or China Railway Group Limited, mount electrical wires on a construction site of the Jingfu High-speed Railway connecting Beijing and Fuzhou in east China's Anhui province, 28 June 2014.

CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK): to actively follow up the land development near rail Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:48:32 -0700
CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) board secretary Yu Teng Qun said that the State Council supported China R...

CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) hopes percentage of overseas biz revenue to rise to 10% Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:48:24 -0700
CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK)‘s CFO Yang Liang said the company's property contracted sales dropped 2...

CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) target raised to $5.3, rated Buy - Citi Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:47:37 -0700
Citigroup said in its latest research report that as as a result of CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK)'s hi...

Angola: Chinese Company Completes Massive Angolan Railway Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:21:46 -0700
[Focac]Beijing -China Railway Construction, one of China's largest construction companies, finished building a massive railway line in Angola on Wednesday and plans to put into operation this year.

CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) 1H net profit jumps 16.4% Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:23:37 -0700
CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) reported interim fiscal results. Revenue rose 11.9% yearly to RMB267....

BRIEF-China Railway Group's H1 net profit up 16.4 pct Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:52:11 -0700
Aug 29 (Reuters) - China Railway Group Ltd * Says H1 net profit up 16.4 percent y/y at 4.06 billionyuan(660.91 million US dollar) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1wMUNhP Further company coverage: (1 US dollar = 6.1430 Chinese yuan) (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore newsrooms)

92.7 mln railway trips expected for golden week Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:00:19 -0700
China Railway Corporation (CRC) said Wednesday it expects 92.7 million railway trips to be taken during the travel rush of the week-long National Day holiday.

BRIEF-China Railway Erju to invest 687.4 mln yuan in expressway in Shannxi province Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:24:59 -0700
Aug 27 (Reuters) - China Railway Erju Co Ltd * Says plans to invest 687.4 million yuan (111.90 million USdollar) in expressway in Shannxi province Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1q4gK7a Further company coverage: (1 US dollar = 6.1430 Chinese yuan) (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore newsrooms)

BRIEF-China Railway Construction's H1 net profit up 4.8 pct Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:35:48 -0700
Aug 29 (Reuters) - China Railway Construction Corp Ltd * Says H1 net profit up 4.8 percent y/y at 4.98 billionyuan(810.81 million US dollar) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1u3I8Sf Further company coverage: (1 US dollar = 6.1420 Chinese yuan) (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore newsrooms)

Iran

Kazakh envoy makes farewell call on Vice President Ansari Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:37:38 -0700
Kazakhstan's Ambassador to India Doulat Kuanyshev called on Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Thursday to inform him that he was completing his diplomatic assignment in India.

Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan Pursue Train to Middle East Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:30:16 -0700
Turkmenistan may have become a byword for slow-moving regional rail projects, but a long-planned link connecting the country and neighboring Uzbekistan to the Persian Gulf via Iran appears to have found momentum again.   At a “high level meeting” in Ashgabat on September 3, delegates from the three countries plus Oman and Qatar began ironing out details of a plan first agreed in April 2011 ...

Myanmar

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2014 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:03:00 -0700
* On 1 August 2014, the Group's magnificent new property in France, The Peninsula Paris, opened. * The Group has made significant progress with Grosvenor, its partner in London, on the design and planning for the future development of The Peninsula London. * On 28 January 2014, the Group announced a definitive conditional shareholders' agreement with its partners Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. for ...

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