Check PNR Status Online

Before going to see the different methods to check the PNR status, I will first give you a brief overview of the PNR number and how to use it for checking the current status of the ticket.

The passenger name record, in short, called as the PNR number is a unique number which contains the passenger information and their journey details. This PNR number is widely used especially in the travel industry like railways, flights, etc. The Indian railways PNR status is used to know the current booking status of the train ticket. Here we will only talk about the PNR in relation to the Indian Railways and IRCTC.

Methods to Check the PNR Status

Not everyone lucky enough to get confirmation reserved berth in the trains. Some will get a waitlisted ticket. In this case, one has to know the latest update on the ticket. There is one more peculiar case where the passenger has to check for the update.… Read More


Indian Post Office Features and Tracking

In India, there are many courier companies which deliver the packages from one location to another location. One of the popular courier companies in India is the Indian post office. The two popular mail types are the speed post and registered post. The Indian post office speed post tracking feature can be used to get the status of the courier. In this article, we will discuss the features and also know the steps to track the speed post.

Indian Post Office Mail Types

The mails are broadly categorized into three different types which are premium, domestic and international. The premium mails are costlier and they are delivered quickly. The domestic mails are delivered within India and they are cheaper compared to other types. The name international itself says that the mails are delivered to international locations through the EMS speed post.

Speed Post

The speed post is the most widely used type of mail of Indian post office.… Read More


Spot Your Train

Everyone in India might have traveled at least once in the Indian railways. One of the most common problems with the Indian railways is that they never arrive at the station in time. On average, a train will be delayed by 30mins to 2 hours. Most of the times the Indian railway tracks are busy with the trains and on top of that the bad track conditions add up to the delays. Under these circumstances, the passengers who are traveling on the train and also their family members want to know at what time the train will reach their destination station.

The national train enquiry system(NTES) of Indian Railways has come up with a great feature called the train running status which provides the tracking of the live location of running rail.

Live Train Running Status

Now you can appreciate the importance of checking the live rail status. Let see the steps to track the live position of a rail in real time.… Read More


Indian Railway Services

The IPAB protects the intellectual properties of the Indian railways. The assets of Indian railways like trains, railway stations, tracks, websites, and all others are safeguarded strictly. Both tangible and intangible assets are clearly explained in this article.

The Indian railway is the cheapest mode of the transport system and is one of the biggest networks across the globe. The railway track is laid across all over the India which connects every city. It runs many different types of trains which can be broadly classified into goods, passenger and luxury cars.

The Indian railway owns the largest land freight system and the goods train is the one which carries bulk loads of heavy materials for small to big corporate companies. On the other hand, passenger and luxury trains serve as a transport system for human beings. However, there is a huge difference between passenger and luxury trains fare.

Indian Railways

The core services offered by the Indian railways are ticket booking, PNR status checking, time table, live train status, and fare calculation.… Read More


Frequently Asked Questions

In respect of which trade Marks matters appeal lies to the IPAB?

  • Appeal from an order or decision of the Registrar of Trade Marks can be filed before the IPAB.
  • Appeals from an order or decision of the Registrar of Trade Marks issued under Rule 162 of the Trade Marks Rules, 2002 can be filed before the IPAB.

In respect of which trade mark matter can original application be filed before IPAB?

  • Original application for rectification of the Register of Trade Marks under Section 47 or 57 of the Trade Marks Act, 1999 can be filed before IPAB.
  • Also original application for rectification of the register under Section 125 of the Trade Marks Act, 1999 can be filed before the IPAB.

What is the time limit for filing of an appeal before IPAB from the order or decision of the Registrar of Trade Marks?

An appeal to the IPAB should be filed within three months from the date on which the order or decision to be appealed against is communicated to such person preferring the appeal.… Read More



IPAB exercises jurisdiction over Trademarks, Patents and geographical indications as on date.

The Trademarks Act 1999(47of 1999) in its Statement of Objects and Reasons declared that to achieve the purposes for which the trademark law was re-enacted it was proposed, inter alia , to provide for an Appellate Board for speedy disposal of appeals and rectification applications which then lay before the High Courts. Accordingly the IPAB was established by the Central Government, which was notified in the Official Gazette on 15th Sept 2003.

The IPAB was conferred by this Act with the jurisdiction to hear all appeals from the order or decision of the Registrar and all cases pertaining to rectification of register and all such cases which were then pending before any High Court stood transferred to the IPAB by S.100 of the Trademarks Act 1999.

The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act 1999 was enacted to provide for the registration and better protection of geographical indications relating to goods.… Read More