~ Mumbai Central Railway station got FREE Wi-Fi via RailTEL-Google partnership

Lage Raho India!
As part of Govt’s ambitious #DigitalIndia initiative connecting 1.25 billion Indians….now  “Aamchi” Mumbai got FREE Indian RailWire Wi-Fi from today!

Indian Railways compamy RailTel in partnership with Google-India will provide high speed FREE Wifi (RailWire) to 400 big Railway stations across India….People loving the high speed for FREE

Mumbai Central RailWire Wifi: Waiting for your train in Mumbai? How about stream

Follow updates on Twitter @RailTel  @DigitalIndia

Additionally, Indian Railway has now its own indegeneous company RailTEL connecting all its railway stations and offices, which means 45000 KM strong high speed fiber network across India covering 4500 Town and Cities. This is additional to already available State owned BSNL.


BTW, Google Inc CEO Mr Sundar Pichai is from Chennai-India..so he has already inaugurated first facility to Chennai already 🙂

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Google CEO Sundar Pichai at the Google campus in Mountain View, CaliforniaBelow: Railway Minister Mr Suresh Prabhu inaugerating FREE Wi-fi at Mumbai Central Railway Station- 22 Jan 2015.

Mumbai-Central-Wi-fiIndia is building its own indegeneous optic fibre network all across India, which is one of the largest networks in the world!

India is among very few countries which has its own optic fibre lines via unerground sea network connecting  whole of the earth!

India-Optic-Fiber-Network-GlobeIndian Govt also providing all major Tourist destinations with FREE Wi-fi in few months in partnership with State owned BSNL.

READ-Taj Mahal becomes FREE Wi-fi destiantion

How RailTel FREE Wi-Fi works:

RailTel-GoogleIndia-Free-WifiRailTel Steps-RailTel RailWire-Google-India-Free-WiFi


Image Credit: Google India, Reuters-Indianexpress, Rail Ministry india, Twitter.

Sources: Indian Railways, Google India, Tata Communications, Twitter, Google search and all links in the post.


~ Krishna Dahi-Handi Festival: Govinda aala re…aala..

Govinda aala re!! (means Krishna’s team has arrived). Krishna Dahi-Handi (breaking sweet yoghurt filled pot above using human pyramid) festival celebrated to show love & devotion towards beloved Hindu god Shri Krishna; on his birth anniversary each year. Today, Hindus across the world are celebrating 5126th birth anniversary of Shri Krishna.

Shri Krishna was born on 27th July 3112 BCE  on Janmastami (8th day of Hindu calender month Shukla) to mother Devaki and father Vasudev in Mathura at western state of UP,India.Later he lived as king of Dwaraka area in Gujarat, western coast of India.

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~ International Women’s Day Special: Women Cab Drivers for Women Passengers In India

Happy Women’s Day!

8th March is celebrated as International Women’s Day worldwide to celebrate Respect, Appreciation and Love towards women and also marked as celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements.

  • NARI Cabs – Pune City

On the occasion of Women’s day, all Women Cab service called NARI CABS ( nari means Woman) has started at Pune City, near Mumbai, Maharashtra State at western part of India. This Cab service has dedicated women drivers for 24 X 7 and special Pink coloured taxis only for women passengers with GPS and other modern taxi facilities. All women drivers are also trained for passenger safety and self-protection measures including martial arts!! Now, that’s something called Independent women (Economic and self-protection) of 21st century! As per the company website, the service is currently available only to Pune city and will be extended to nearby cities in future. More details about NARI Cabs:

  • Website – http://naricabs.com/
  • Mobile No. for booking : (+91)-9767-100-001
  • Email, Fax & contacts – here
  • Fares/Rates details –here  (For Rate conversion – use this)
  • Facebook : Visit official NARI Cabs page for Photos and clips – here
  • Priyadarshani Taxi Service – Mumbai

This is  Mumbai’s famous all Women Taxi Service- of women, For Women, By Women!

  • Website – http://www.priyadarshinitaxi.com/
  • Phone No. for booking : (+91)- 22-43333-999
  • Customer support  & contacts – here
  • Fares/Rates details – here (For Rate conversion – use this)
  • Youtube Playlist for their news coverage – here
  • ‘Sakha’ Women Cabs at New Delhi and NCR

Sakha means “Friend“, its an initiative from  social enterprise group Sakha Consulting Wings which provide safe transport solutions for women , by women in New Delhi area. This is another all Women Cab service by Women drivers at New Delhi and nearby NCR area.

If you are a single woman living or travelling in Pune, Mumbai or New Delhi try using these services please share your experience.

Let’s celebrate 2013 Women’s day by empowering Women Socially, Physically, Economically and Emotionally (love, respect, pampering, and protection)……..Happy Women’s Day again!

News Clips :

ABP MAZA (Marathi language) News : NARI Cabs – Pune

Headlines Today (English) News : Priyadarshani Women Taxi Service –Mumbai

NewsX  (ENGLISH News) – Woman Cabbies Take On The Road – Sakha Cabs -New Delhi

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Photo credit: Nari cabs photos.

Sources: Nari Cabs, Sakha Cab service, Google search, YouTube , Wikipedia and all hyper-links mentioned in the post.