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Mumbai local train motormen go on flash strike


July 20th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Suburban services on Mumbai's Western Railway line took a hit Friday as over 100 motormen - as drivers of these trains are called - went ... Read more...

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Air India’s ’sick’ pilots continue protest, three flights cancelled


May 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The agitation by Air India's 'sick' pilots continued for the second day Wednesday forcing the management to cancel three international flights, an official said."Since last night, ... Read more...

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Mumbai limps on second day after railway fire


April 19th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Mumbai continued to limp for the second day Thursday as Central Railway (CR) suburban train services remained disrupted, impacting commuters and students. Work on a fire-ravaged ... Read more...

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IATA suspends Kingfisher from two more inter-airline transaction systems (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) After suspending cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines from its inter-airline transaction body, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Friday barred the carrier from the billing and cargo ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines makes alternate booking arrangements


March 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines Friday said that it has made alternate arrangements for selling its tickets after it was suspended from inter-airline transaction body International ... Read more...

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BJP-MGP alliance routs Congress-NCP in Goa (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Riding on a strong anti-incumbency wave, the Bharatiya Janata Party-Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (BJP-MGP) alliance romped home Tuesday by winning 24 seats in the 40 member ... Read more...

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Voting picks up in UP seventh phase poll (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Polling was underway at a brisk pace in the 60 assembly seats across 10 districts of Uttar Pradesh that went to polls Saturday. Around 25 ... Read more...

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Brisk ballotting in UP polls (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Brisk polling took place Saturday in the seventh and final phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered elections in 60 assembly seats across 10 districts. Two polling ... Read more...

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Junior doctors call off strike in Andhra


February 15th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Emergency services in government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh were restored Wednesday as the junior doctors called off their strike after the government promised to address their ... Read more...

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Junior doctors’ strike continues in Andhra


February 12th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Emergency services in Andhra Pradesh's government-run hospitals remained crippled Sunday as junior doctors demanding hike in stipend continued their strike, causing severe inconvenience to patients. Five ... Read more...

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Kiran Reddy inducts two ministers, drops one (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday carried out a minor reshuffle of his cabinet, inducting two legislators from the erstwhile Praja Rajyam ... Read more...

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Rains threaten New Year bash in Kerala


December 31st, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 31 (IANS) Incessant rain across Kerala since Friday evening is now causing panic among revellers as the much-awaited New Year-eve bash could come to nought.The district administration has ... Read more...

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JK Racing Asia series finale moved to Sepang


November 11th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 11 (IANS) The final round of the JK Racing Asia Series will be held at the Sepang International Circuit December 1-3 after the venue was shifted from ... Read more...

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Kingfisher flight makes emergency landing at Goa airport


October 24th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) A Bangalore-bound Kingfisher Airbus A-320 made an emergency landing at the Goa airport after its windshield developed a crack, an Airports Authority of India (AAI) official ... Read more...

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Palmoline case: Kerala government not averse to re-probe


October 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Kerala government informed the state high court Tuesday that it was not averse to a re-probe of the 1992 palm oil import case.This was in ... Read more...

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Court stops probe against Chandy in palmoil case


September 27th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday asked the vigilance court investigating if Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, then finance minister, had any role in the 1992 palmoil ... Read more...

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List palm oil case before another court: Judge


September 24th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 (IANS) Judge P.K. Haneefa, criticized for ordering a reinvestigation in the palm oil case allegedly involving Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Saturday requested the high court ... Read more...

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Telangana collieries strike hits power supplies in south India


September 15th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The indefinite strike by employees of Singareni Collieries in Telangana has hit electricity supplies to the southern states with authorities in Andhra Pradesh imposing ... Read more...

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Telangana remains shut for second day


July 6th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Life remained paralysed across Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday, the second day of the 48-hour shutdown called by Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) to ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa to stake claim to form government Sunday (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa will meet Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala Sunday to stake her claim to form the government in the state for a ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa to stake claim Sunday to form government (Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa will meet Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala Sunday to stake her claim to form the next government in the state, two ... Read more...

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Jammu, the refugee city of India (Part-II)


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Chunni claims that Jammu has more displaced persons than any other city in Asia. Whether they came in 1947, 1965 and 1971 or due to militancy in the Kashmir Valley from 1989 ... Read more...

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Jet Airways aborts flight after smoke in tyre


February 17th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 17 (IANS) A Chennai-bound Jet Airways flight from here was aborted when smoke was noticed from one of its tyres just before take-off. All the 48 passengers aboard were safe, ... Read more...

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Nepal president to attend Chandigarh institute convocation


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 3 (IANS) Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav will be the chief guest at the 31st annual convocation of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here Friday.It ... Read more...

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60,000 Punjab power sector staffers on strike


December 8th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 8 (IANS) Nearly 60,000 employees of Punjab's power sector went on a two-day strike Wednesday after their talks with the state's power corporations regarding pay and other benefits failed.President of ... Read more...

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Haryana rallies force Delhi-Agra traffic to a crawl


November 1st, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 1 (IANS) Two massive rallies organised in Haryana caused massive jams on the Delhi-Agra highway Monday.In Gurgaon, the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) organised a rally in memory of their ... Read more...

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Troopers housed in schools due to exigency: Chhattisgarh


October 28th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has told the Supreme Court that due to administrative exigencies and lack of infrastructure it was housing security forces involved in anti-Maoist operations in ... Read more...

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Doctors’ strike cripples Rajasthan medical services


September 7th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 7 (IANS) The strike by about 1,200 resident doctors in Rajasthan continued for the third day Tuesday, crippling services at all six government medical colleges and their affiliated hospitals amid ... Read more...

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Air India flight lands safely despite technical snag


June 28th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) An Air India flight from New York landed here safely Sunday evening despite developing a technical snag enroute, the airline said. "The flight AI-140 from New York to Mumbai ... Read more...

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Thousands stranded on second day of Air India strike


May 26th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Thousands of passengers across the country and abroad were stranded due to a flash strike by Air India employees which continued for the second day Wednesday leading to ... Read more...

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Punjab hospitals asked to make arrangements during powermen’s strike


April 14th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) The Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) has asked hospitals, railway authorities and other essential services across the state to make alternate arrangements in view of the strike call ... Read more...

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Air passenger left stranded, as pilot’s duty hours were over!


January 10th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
Vishakhapatanam, Jan 10 (ANI): At least 70 passengers of a Mumbai-bound Spicejet flight were left stranded at the Vishakhapatnam airport on Sunday after their flight failed to take off.After issuing boarding passes ... Read more...

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Occupants of demolished night shelter were informed: MCD


December 25th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The occupants of a temporary night shelter who were rendered homeless after the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) demolished the structure had been "informed" about the removal ... Read more...

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Passengers stranded as airline suspends Himachal flight


November 5th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 5 (IANS) The decision of MDLR Airline authorities to suspend their operations in Himachal Pradesh without any notice has left many passengers stranded. The airline announced Wednesday that its ... Read more...

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Rat delays Air India flight by 11 hours (Lead)


September 26th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 26 (IANS) Rat! It's that creature again that held up a London-bound Air India flight by nearly 11 hours from the Rajasansi airport here Saturday. Flight AI-187, which was scheduled to ... Read more...

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