04 October 2017 Current Affairs: The Union Cabinet approved the renaming of Kandla port as Deendayal Port. By renaming the port, a grateful nation would remember the invaluable contribution made by Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Switzerland on Technical Cooperation in Rail Sector.
The MoU will enable technical cooperation in the traction rolling stock, EMU and train sets, traction propulsion equipment, freight and passenger cars and tilting trains.
It will also cover railway electrification equipment, train scheduling and operation improvement, railway station modernization, multimodal transport and tunneling technology.