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Shutdown paralyses life in Karnataka (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shut down Thursday against the central government's economic measures crippled normal life in BJP-ruled Karnataka with buses off the roads and schools, colleges, shops, ... Read more...

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Travel Bangalore-Mysore on country’s longest bus


September 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Tuesday introduced the country's longest bus, at 14.5 metres and including a pantry and toilet facilities, to ply the 130 km between the state capital ... Read more...

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Doing trade, driving down to Myanmar just got easier


May 30th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 30 (IANS) Indians may soon be able drive down to Myanmar and do business with a country that is perfectly situated to play the role of an ... Read more...

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PM leaves for Myanmar


May 27th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday left for Myanmar on a three-day visit that will see him unveil new initiatives in expanding trade and energy ... Read more...

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Gurgaon-Chandigarh Volvo buses a hit


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 2 (IANS) The luxury Volvo buses launched Monday between Gurgaon in Haryana and Chandigarh via Delhi are already a hit.The first batch of the Haryana Roadways service was ... Read more...

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Delhi Tourism sets up kiosks at two Airport Metro stations


March 15th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Delhi Tourism has set up kiosks at the New Delhi and Shivaji Stadium stations on the high-speed Airport Metro Metro Express Line (AMEL), led by ... Read more...

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First joint trade chamber for divided Kashmir chooses chief


February 9th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) As part of the cross Line of Control (LoC) initiatives between two parts of Kashmir, a Srinagar-based businessman was Thursday elected to head a business interests ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nine killed as mentally ill man hijacks Pune bus (Second lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) At least nine people were killed, 27 injured and 30-40 vehicles damaged when a mentally disturbed staffer of the government bus service hijacked a state ... Read more...

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Nine killed as mentally ill man hijacks Pune bus (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) At least nine people were killed, 40 injured and more than two dozen vehicles damaged when a mentally disturbed staffer of the government bus service hijacked ... Read more...

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Mentally ill man hijacks Pune bus, kills 5


January 25th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) At least six people were killed and more than two dozen vehicles damaged when a mentally-disturbed staffer of the government bus service hijacked a state transport ... Read more...

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Two central Delhi Metro stations to close early on New Year’s eve


December 30th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Two Metro stations in central Delhi will be closed from 8 p.m. on New Year's eve Saturday due to security restrictions, the Delhi Metro official ... Read more...

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Airport metro to run all night on Christmas eve


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22, (IANS) To cater to Delhi residents attending the midnight mass in central Delhi's Sacred Heart Cathedral on Christmas eve, the Delhi Metro's Airport Express line will ... Read more...

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Chinese man vandalises 46 buses


December 4th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) A man vandalised at least 46 buses following a dispute, disrupting bus services that ferried people to a supermarket chain in Shanghai, police said.The shuttle buses ... Read more...

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US military hands over former headquarters to Iraq


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Camp Victory, the US military headquarters in Iraq, has been handed over to Iraqi authorities, BBC reported Friday.Camp Victory is in the grounds of a huge ... Read more...

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Another cluster bus service launched


November 15th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday introduced another 50 semi-floor buses in the north and west parts of the capital under the cluster bus services.Under the PPP ... Read more...

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102-year-old Tamil Nadu civic poll winner knows target


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Two days after her victory in Tamil Nadu's civic elections, 102-year-old Thadagathi of Pudukulam village near Madurai in Tamil Nadu is eager to start work and ... Read more...

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Continue dialogue with Pakistan, Omar urges centre


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday urged the central government to continue dialogue with Pakistan for a "permanent solution to the Kashmir ... Read more...

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Omar hails liberalised travel across divided Kashmir


July 27th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday hailed as a "good step" the decision to allow tourism and pilgrimage related travel across the Line of ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to fight terror in ‘new era’ of ties (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The resumed peace process between India and Pakistan represented a "new era" of ties, Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Wednesday, as the two ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan ease Kashmir travel, trade


July 27th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday agreed to simplify travel procedures and increase the frequency of bus services for people of the divided Jammu and Kashmir.This is ... Read more...

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High hopes in Kashmir as India meets Pakistan


July 24th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) More tradable items, frequent bus services and further easing of India-Pakistan tensions.The common Kashmiri is eyeing the July 27 meeting between the foreign ministers of the ... Read more...

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More research needed on bus rapid transit system: Experts


July 18th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS), considered a high-quality transit system, needs to be re-looked at and more research done before creating these corridors in ... Read more...

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Luxury bus service between Manali and Leh reopens


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 2 (IANS) The luxury bus service linking this Himachal Pradesh town with Leh in Jammu and Kashmir has been restored, more than six months after it was halted, ... Read more...

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Bangalore bus travel costlier from Sunday


June 26th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Commuting in state-run buses in Bangalore will be costlier from midnight Saturday, following Friday's hike in diesel prices, it was announced."The hike is between Re.1 and ... Read more...

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Trial begins in Delhi of first CNG-powered Volvo city bus


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The trial began Friday of automobile major Volvo's first compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered low-floor city bus, which is being evaluated by the Delhi Transport Corporation ... Read more...

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Cluster bus service launched in Delhi


May 5th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Designed on the public transport system of Paris, the much awaited cluster bus service was launched by Delhi Chief Minster Shiela Dikshit here Thursday.Under the ... Read more...

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India eases travel permits for Pakistani Kashmiris


March 26th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) In a major decision ahead of secretary-level talks in New Delhi next week, India Saturday announced it was "unilaterally" easing travel restrictions and increasing the ... Read more...

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After Holi break, Metro service resumes (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


March 20th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Delhi Metro resumed services at 2 p.m. Sunday after being shut for Holi earlier in the day."The service has started on all six metro lines," ... Read more...

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After Holi break, Metro service resumes in Delhi


March 20th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Metro services in the city resumed at 2 p.m. Sunday after being was closed for Holi due to fewer footfalls and security concerns."The service on ... Read more...

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New rail link to connect Agartala with Bangladesh town


March 10th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) The construction work on a 10-kilometre railway track directly linking southeastern Akhaura town in Bangladesh with Agartala, the capital of Indian state of Tripura, is ... Read more...

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Women at wheel: New face of Delhi’s public transport (With Image) (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 8th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro has around 70 women drivers. The capital's state-run bus service recruited nearly 150 women as conductors during last year's Commonwealth Games. From autorickshaws ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s trans-border bridge restored


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian Army has repaired the vital Aman Setu bridge on the Line of Control (LoC) which connects the two parts of divided Kashmir for trade and traffic, ... Read more...

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Dhaka-Siliguri bus service proposed


February 5th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim RezaKolkata, Feb 5 (ANI): Bangladesh has proposed to West Bengal Government to open the Dhaka-Siliguri bus service, as both the countries have agreed on having a multi-modal connectivity.India has also ... Read more...

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University Of Illinois’ Classes Remains Suspended Owing To Chicago Blizzard


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chicago blizzard canceled nearly 1300 flights and also hampered the transportation system as the heavy storm hit the city and near about 30 states on Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blueline buses finally to go off Delhi roads


January 31st, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Delhi's privately owned Blueline buses, which earned the sobriquet of 'killer buses', will pass into history as the entire fleet goes off the road from Tuesday."Today (Monday) ... Read more...

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