Saturday, August 24, 2013

New Train Enquiry site Launched

Now Indian Railway has started its new Train Enquiry site that is website is pretty much faster than existing website with  addition of new facilities like Cancelled trains on the new site, re - scheduled trains diverted trains from being conveyed. Officials say CRIS(Centre for Railway Information Systems)
is currently running a trial of this site. In the coming days it will be on the improve.I don't understand why government is investing so much on multiple site when already there is existing train enquiry system is there. Recently Govt. has closed much await project of Satellite Imaging for Rail Navigation (SIMRAN) which can be very much effective

The biggest USP of this website is that passengers get details. To know the status of the train running on Route option of putting the name or number. User can enter the source and destination and get the list of train and on click of the train it will give status of Train. Particular Train information is also displayed by entering Train name of Train Number

The second option is Station. Name of Station type All trains arrive at the station within two hours will be displayed. If you wish to travel in the particular  train, click on that train running status of the train will also be available. The third option is to train between stations, with which this information can be obtained so that train service between the two stations are in 24 hours. Re - schedule and diverted trains running from Route options are given for information.

Apart from  express and superfast trains this site also tell information about  passengers Trains, which inculde commuters who travel by shuttle trains . It will also tell you status of the shuttle trains. It will tell you number of coaches in shuttle so that the passenger can stand on the platform according to their coach position. This particular information is not available on any existing website. 


Now File your RTI online at

Get your Information from Government on your finger tips. Recently Government of India has started Online RTI file procedure for most of Ministry and Department.
This is a portal to file RTI applications/first appeals online along with payment gateway. Payment can be made through internet banking of SBI & its associate banks and debit/credit cards of Master/Visa. Through this portal, RTI applications/first appeals can be filed by Indian Citizens only for the main ministries/departments of Central Govt., located at New Delhi. RTI applications/first appeals should not be filed for other Public authorities under Central/State Govt. through this portal. There is no Payment for first appeals

Currently this site has a notice "Please do not file RTI applications through this portal for the public authorities under the State Governments, including Government of NCT Delhi. If filed, the application would be returned, without refund of amount."

Currently this is not applicable for State Government
An applicant who desires to obtain any information under the RTI Act 2005 can make a request
through this RTI Online Portal to only the Central Public Authorities of main
Ministries/Departments located at New Delhi initially. In the first phase, this facility is available
to Ministries/Departments/Apex Bodies mentioned in the list available in ‘GUIDELINES
The text of the application may be written in the prescribed column of the form. At present, the
text of the application is confined up to 500 characters only in the prescribed column of the
form.In case, the text of an application contains more than 500 characters, it can be uploaded as a
PDF attachment in the “Supporting Document” column of the form.

After filling the first page, applicant has to click on “Make Payment” button for
remittance of the prescribed RTI fee.

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Google launches Hindi handwriting feature for Android devices /Laptop

Google has  announced beta support for Hindi handwriting and ability to switch to a native Hindi experience for your Android.Noe Hindi user can use Google search using HINDI language.

Once enabled, this feature will allow a user to scribble words in Hindi using his fingers or a stylus on the touchscreen of a phone or tablet. Google will recognize the word and perform a search query. The same feature can also be used to scribble words in Hindi and then translate them into English through the Google Translate app available for Android smartphones and tablets.

Laptop users can access the same feature by installing an extension in Chrome browser. Whenever you activate this (extension) your computer's track pad will turn into a writing pad, so you can write Hindi script using freehand. Then the tool will recognize your handwriting and convert it to text, which can be inserted into text fields on any website

Android users who have access to the latest version (4.3) of the mobile OS can also use turn on Hindi user interface.