Cheap Broadband with Landline

MTNL is offering one of the Cheapest (Low cost) broadband plans with a landline at Rs.398/- per month in Delhi with 25 Gb Fair Usage Limit at 2Mbps (up to 8Mbps), Unlimited Local calls to any network. This is way better than MTNL's normal lowest 699 plan and Airtel's 899 plan. This offer is available permanently now.

Airtel has a low cost broadband Rs.599/- Retention plan which allows 50 Gb of data at 8Mbps after which speed drops to 1Mbps. This also has unlimited calls to any network like in the 899 plan. Call Airtel Customer care to switch to this plan to save on your monthly bill. It is NOT mentioned on their website nor do they advertise this.


Railway Enquiry Options

Get information about Trains like Arrival or Departure Platform, Arrival or Departure time, Ticket Reservation Status (PNR Status) etc using SMS to 139. This is a Premium service with Rs. 3 charged for each SMS so its better to check these on internet. Use this only in case of emergency.

  1. Enquire PLATFORM No. through 139 Anywhere, Anytime: You can find the platform for your train departure by sending the following SMS to 139

    PLATFORM <5 Digit Train No.> <Station STD Code of City of Departure/Arrival>

    For example to get information about Bangalore Express departing from Hyderabad SMS:
    PLATFORM 12785 040
    For Kalka Shatabdi arriving at Delhi from Kalka
    For PLATFORM 12012 011

  2. Enquire TRAIN's TIME through 139 Anywhere, Anytime: Get your Train Arrival/Departure timings on Mobile.

    Type AD <Train No.> <Station STD Code>
    For example: AD 12012 011

  3. Enquire PNR Status through 139 type

    PNR <10 digit PNR No.>
    For example: PNR 2345678901

    Reservation Status Update is sent by IRCTC
    If your Reservation ticket is waiting and it gets confirmed then a status SMS is sent before the departure of the train. It looks something like:
    PNR 2345678901 STAT,#1 G9-24
    STAT means Status and #1 indicates the passenger number which is followed by the bogie and seat/berth number.

  4. Fare Enquiry

    FARE <Train Number> <DOJ in ddmmyy format> <Station From: STD Code> <Station To: STD Code> <Class> <Quota> to 139
    For example: FARE 12561 020613 0542 0571 SL G

  5. Train Name / Number

    TN <Train Name> or TN <Train Number>
    For example: TN Kalka Shatabdi or TN 14034

  6. Accommodation Availability

    SEAT <Train Number> <DOJ in ddmmyy format> <Station From: STD Code> <Station To: STD Code> <Class> <Quota> to 139
    For example: SEAT 12561 020613 0542 0571 SL G

Quota is G - General, CK - Tatkal
DOJ is Date of Journey usually in DDMMYY format


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