Railways Ticket Booking Short Terms and Meaning – CKWL, PQWL, RAC, RLGN etc

Indian Railways train ticket sample
List of most frequently used short form in Indian Railways and their full form:

1A: First class Air-Conditioned (AC), First AC

2A: AC in two tear sleeper class

3A: AC in three tear sleeper class

FC: First Class

3E: AC in tier economy

CC: AC in chair car

SL: Sleeper class withour AC

2S: Second Sitting class

PNR: Pessenger Name Record, this is a ten digit number used to keep records in the database of a computer reservation system (CRS) that contains the itinerary (a planned route or journey) for a passenger, or a group of passengers travelling together.

RAC/RC: Reservation Against Cancellation

GN: General Quota

LD: Ladies Quota

HO: High Official quota

DF: Defense Quota

PH: Parliament House Quota

FT: Foreign House Quota

DP: Duty Pass Quota

CK: Tatkal Quota

PT: Premium Tatkal Quota

SS: Senior Citizen/Travelling Alone/Female above 45 years

HP: Handicapped (Physically) quota

RE: Railway Employee Staff on duty for the train

GNRS: General Quota Road Side. This code is used for those railway stations that are still not connected to PRS (Passenger Reservation System).

WL: Waiting List. Meaning that the ticket is still not get confirmed.

CNF: Confirmed, issued only when you'll get confirmed birth.

GNWL: General Waiting List

GNWL/AVAILABLE: Ticket is confirmed and seat will be allotted of final chart.

RLWL: Remote Location Waiting List means the confirmation of the ticket depends on intermediate stations between starting and terminating stations. Because the remote location stations prepare there final chart before 2-3 hours of the actual departure of the train.

PQWL: Pooled Quota Waiting List

RLGN: Remote Location General Waiting List

RSWL: Roadside Station Waiting List

RQWL: Request Quota Waiting List

CKWL: Issued when there is waiting list on tatkal booking. 
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Kameng River at Bhalukpong

Bhalukpong is located in the southern part of Arunachal Pradesh state, approximately 50 KM from Tezpur town in Assam. Bhalukpong is famous for its natural beauty here in Northeastern region of India. There are many picnic spot in the bank of the river Kameng. 
Kameng River at Bhalukpong Arunachal Pradesh

Kameng River at Bhalukpong Arunachal Pradesh

Angraj at Kameng River at Bhalukpong Arunachal Pradesh

Kameng River at Bhalukpong Arunachal Pradesh

Kameng River at Bhalukpong Arunachal Pradesh

Kameng River at Bhalukpong Arunachal Pradesh

Kameng River at Bhalukpong Arunachal Pradesh
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There must be some posts on your blog that you always wanted your visitor to read. For that you should place that post in the sidebar of your blogger blog.

Now Blogger make this task easier for its users. A new widget Featured Post is added now to make one of your favorite post Featured on your Blog.

How to Add Featured Posts to Blogger:


1. Go to Blogger dashboard and open Layout. 

2. On sidebar click on 'Add a Gadget' (later you are drag it anywhere in your blog where you want it to appear).

3. Click on 'Featured Post' gadget.

Blogger Featured Post Widget

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni's test records

+MS Dhoni retired from test cricket after the drawn test against Australia at Melbourne on 30 December 2014. Everyone was shocked by his sudden decision of retirement from test cricket in a such silent way. 

He came in December 2005 in test team, managed his team, rocked the game in every possible ways and on 30 December 2014 he left silently. Perhaps that's whom we called a legend. BCCI statements on Dhoni's retirement:
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On 1st September 2015 Google has introduced with their new logo. Now Google icon is changed form small 'g' to four colored capital 'G'.New Google Logo
In a official Google blog post they said:
Today we’re introducing a new logo and identity family that reflects this reality and shows you when the Google magic is working for you, even on the tiniest screens. As you’ll see, we’ve taken the Google logo and branding, which were originally built for a single desktop browser page, and updated them for a world of seamless computing across an endless number of devices and different kinds of inputs (such as tap, type and talk).
It doesn’t simply tell you that you’re using Google, but also shows you how Google is working for you. For example, new elements like a colorful Google mic help you identify and interact with Google whether you’re talking, tapping or typing. Meanwhile, we’re bidding adieu to the little blue “g” icon and replacing it with a four-color “G” that matches the logo.
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Exploring Kalinjar (Kalinjer) Fort with Friends

I have got a chance to explore Kalinjar Fort on 16th February 2011 with some of my friends. Kalinjar is in Banda District of Uttar Pradesh which is about 235 KM from Lucknow (UP) in India. 

Tha Kalinjer Fort was regarded as one of the most invincible forts of northern India. The main approach was from city side through seven gates namely Bada Darwaza, Lal Darwaza, Hanuman Darwaza, Budh-Bhadra Darwaja, Chandi or Chaubuji Darwaza and Alam Darwaza. 

Kalinjar Fort Art

The celebrated hill-fort of Kalinjar is situated 374.90m above the sea level as we see in one of the board at the place. Approx 6-8 Km in circumference, it provides cultural continuity from prehistoric to modern period. The place had immense religious, cultural and political importance which is reflected through its numerous references in vedas, epics, puranas and several inscriptions. The famous hill is said to have derived its name from Lord Shiva who as Kala or Time causes all things to decay.


Kalinjar Fort Art

It formed a part of the Chedi kingdom in the earliest time and also during 6th century BC and thereafter, was occupied by several later dynasties. In post Gupta period, Pandu King Udayan is mentioned ruler of Kalinjer. Kalchauri kings had title of 'Kalinjer Purvaradhisvar' which indicates their possession of the fort. Before Chandellas, Rashtrakutas and Gurjar Pratiharas, also had its occupation during their rule at Kannauj, the latter overthrown by Chandellas. During the rule of the Chandellas, the Kalinjar fort witnessed its most glorious periods. Shershah invaded the fort in 1545 A.D. but could capture it only at the cost of his life. Thereafter, it was in the occupation of Mughals, Bundellas and lastly, British rulers.


Kalinjar Fort Art

Numerous structures, tanks, temples are scattered throughout the fortified area which date from Gupta period to British period. The important structures include Neelkanth Temple, Sita Sej, Patal Ganga, Manduka Bhairva, Khamboran tank, Buddha-Buddhi tank, Pandu Kund, Mrig-dhara, Aman Singh Mahal, Moti Mahal, Rand Mahal, Rani Mahal, Venkat Bihari Temple and few mosques etc. A large number of rock cut as well as other sculptures are found throughout the fort which have been collected and placed in Aman Singh's place. These remains constitute one of the most significant examples of Indian art and architecture.


Kalinjar Fort Art in Statues of Shree Ganesh

Kalinjar Fort Art in walls

Kalinjar Fort Art in Statues

Angraj Manjhi at Kalinjar

Kalinjar Fort Photograph

Kalinjer Fort Photograph

Kalinjar Fort Photograph

Kalinjar Fort Photograph

Kalinjar Fort Photograph


Kalinjar Fort Photograph

Kalinjar Fort Photograph

Kalinjar Fort Photograph

Kalinjar Fort Photograph

Kalinjar Fort Photograph

Monkeys as Kalinjar Fort Photograph

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When I was at College, Orkut was the only popular social networking site though Facebook was there but it was not so popular at that time and we had spent hours surfing to the site. Then slowly Facebook reached to the top of all social networking websites. Today Facebook has around 1.5 billion monthly active users.
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