Suresh Prabhu in a tweet said that he took the moral responsibility of the train accidents in the meeting with PM Modi.
However, the resignation of Suresh Prabhu is still not accepted by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeping it on wait for the time being.
He was handpicked for the Air India top job reportedly by the Prime Minister and was the first choice to replace Mr Mittal. Even as the railways cracked down on errant officials and staff, the Kaifiyat Express derailed in Auraiya district on Wednesday injuring 74 people.
It was one of the rare instances when action has been taken against a Railway Board Member, who is a Secretary-level officer, for a train accident.
"I am extremely pained by the unfortunate accidents, injuries to passengers and loss of precious lives", he added.
Lohani hs earlier served as Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), Delhi Division; Director, National Rail Museum; and Chief Administrative Officer, Rail Alternate Fuel. He successfully piloted the nomination of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway as a UNESCO world heritage site.
He also set a Guinness World Record in 1998 for running the oldest working steam locomotive in the world.
A qualified mechanical engineer, who also has degrees in electrical, metallurgical and electronics and telecommunication streams, Lohani is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. Had he continued serving at the position, he would have been the longest serving Railway Board Chairman given that his tenure was extended for two years in July. Mittal was facing flak after the Utkal Express derailment in Muzaffarnagar on Saturday.
Two days before he retired in 2016, Mital, said to be close to Prabhu, was given a two-year extension.
Currently, the board has 10 members excluding Lohani.
"Will not allow laxity in operations by the Board".
Monday night, there is an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7 p.m., according to the weather service. Some lingering debris clouds from overnight storms in northern in should continue to dissipate as we head through the morning.
This also represents the 59th time that Oklahoma has appeared in the preseason AP poll , second most behind Ohio State (64 times). Florida opens its season ranked No. 17. - 1.9 teams that started the season unranked finished ranked in the top 10.
Officers said they were now treating the attack in Turku , in which two people were killed and eight injured, as a terrorist act. Police said the suspect was being treated in hospital, and advised people to stay away from the city centre.
One officer was later listed as being in critical condition, one was in stable condition , and the suspect was dead. The officers were being proactive when they interacted with the people and didn't handcuff them, O'Dell said .
There were 907 advances, 725 declines and 328 unchanged stocks on NSE reflecting a mild positive undertone floating in the market. Among stock-specific action, Infosys ended 5 percent higher as the company said it will consider buyback of shares .
Indonesian Youth and Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi also expressed dismay, posting pictures of the mistake on his Twitter account. Khairy said the mistake was "unintentional and it happened due to our carelessness".
The deal is already approved by both boards and expected to close in 1Q 2018 and have an effective date of July 1 2017. The company is a player in some of the largest North Sea projects, including the giant Johan Sverdrup field in Norway.
With three weeks until the National Football League regular season, it's possible Bortles still wins the job. Jameis Winston continued his solid preseason, completing 21 of 29 passes for 196 yards for Tampa Bay .
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Following public outrage at his tempered response he finally made a statement denouncing white supremacists and Nazis. Officials estimated that the turnout came to about 40,000 demonstrators.
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Talking about the slump in form which he had experienced, Dhawan said, "I have already had a slump so I don't think about it". And then he will be playing 5 One Day Internationals and a Twenty20 series with Indian cricket team against Sri Lanka.