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Bus strike hits life in Karnataka


September 13th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Millions of commuters were stranded at bus stands and railway stations across Karnataka as the state road transport employees struck work Thursday demanding higher wages.Drivers of ... Read more...

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YSR Congress calls for Andhra shutdown Monday


May 27th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) YSR Congress Party called for a shutdown in Andhra Pradesh Monday to protest the arrest of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in the disproportionate assets ... Read more...

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Planning for Bangalore’s growth


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) Sprawling malls and multi-storeyed commercial and residential complexes continue to sprout at a frenetic pace in India's technology capital.However, increasing concern that Bangalore's development is unplanned ... Read more...

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Delhi to get more Metro feeder buses


February 10th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The capital is likely to get more Metro feeder buses with the urban development ministry proposing "augmenting" of the service. "More feeder buses are likely ... Read more...

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Those stranded in Srinagar, Jammu to be airlifted (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday announced it has made special arrangements with the Indian Air Force for airlifting the passengers stranded between Srinagar and Jammu ... Read more...

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India to be more liberal to boost trade, solve water issue: Hasina


January 11th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 11 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday asked India to be more generous and liberal to increase business between the two neighbours and to come forward ... 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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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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Few state-run buses return on Telangana roads


October 11th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 11 (IANS) A few buses Tuesday returned on roads in parts of Telangana after 22 days as a section of employees of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport ... Read more...

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Some Telangana employees end strike, railways to run trains (Roundup)


October 10th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Cracks appeared on the 28th day of "people's strike" for a separate Telangana state with a section of employees of the state-run Andhra Pradesh Road ... Read more...

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Cracks in Telangana movement, some back to work


October 10th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Cracks are appearing in the "people's strike" for a separate Telangana state with a section of employees of the Road Transport Corporation (RTC) Monday calling ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu firing: Ramadoss demands cops’ suspension


September 13th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) PMK founder S. Ramadoss Tuesday demanded the suspension of police officials involved in the firing in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu two days ago in ... Read more...

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Bangladesh railway touts dupe people ahead of Eid


August 25th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 25 (IANS) Taking advantage of the passenger rush ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, touts in railway stations in Dhaka are having a field day, selling tickets up to 200 percent ... 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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DTC low-floor buses to run in Delhi University’s north campus


June 20th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Delhi University Sunday decided to resume the Delhi Transport Corporation's low floor bus services in the north campus from Monday, for the convenience of ... Read more...

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Konkan train services restored


June 19th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Konkan Railway Sunday restored its train services that were disrupted after a retaining wall collapsed near Ratnagiri due to heavy rain, affecting thousands of inter-state passengers.... Read more...

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DTC earnings jump 150 percent with traffic police help


April 15th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Earnings of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) have gone up by 150 percent in February-March 2011 with the support from Delhi Traffic Police after ... 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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Metro services to remain suspended till 2 p.m. on Holi


March 19th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Delhi Metro services will remain suspended till 2 p.m. tomorrow on all six lines in view of Holi celebrations.According to an official release, the train service ... Read more...

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Million march: Hyderabad comes to standstill as routes sealed (Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) Life in Hyderabad came to a standstill Thursday as police sealed all routes leading to Tank Bund, where the Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) plans ... Read more...

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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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Karnataka shuts down over Yeddyurappa’s prosecution


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a statewide shutdown in Karnataka today to protest against Governor HR Bhardwaj's sanction for prosecution of Chief Minister BS ... Read more...

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Karnataka shuts down over Yeddyurappa’s prosecution


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) Many educational institutions in Karnataka did not open, state-run buses went off roads, and a few vehicles were stoned Saturday as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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It’s end of road for 800 Blueline buses


December 14th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday missed the Dec 14 deadline to completely phase out "killer" Blueline buses from the city public transport system, but announced that as many ... Read more...

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Contracts signed for four more bus clusters in Delhi


November 1st, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday awarded contracts for four more private bus clusters in the capital under its scheme aimed at phasing out the notorious Blueline buses."We have ... Read more...

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Fate of blueline buses in Delhi to be decided today


October 25th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): The Transport Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely is scheduled to meet the blueline bus owners today to decide the future of the bus services in the national capital.Over 1,600 ... Read more...

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CWG Observer Committee praises Delhi’s transport system


October 6th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Boosting India's image in the global arena, the Commonwealth Games Observer Committee has lauded New Delhi's transport system.A team of committee experts visited the newly constructed grand ... Read more...

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Chennai bus crews strike work after driver attacked


October 4th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Lakhs of people were stranded as Chennai Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) workers struck work Monday to protest an assault on their colleagues by a gang led by a ... Read more...

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Commuters suffer as private buses go off the roads (Lead)


September 27th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday shunted out around 1,600 private Blueline buses ahead of the Commonwealth Games, causing immense hardship to thousands of commuters, including students and office-goers, ... Read more...

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Commuters suffer as private buses go off roads in Delhi


September 27th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 27 (ANI): Daily commuters in New Delhi faced a harrowing time on Monday as about 1,600 private buses stayed off roads, causing problems to office-goers and students, alike.According to ... Read more...

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Flooded Kashmere Gate stops inter-state bus services (Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Inter-state bus services from the usually busy Kashmere Gate terminus here came to a complete halt Thursday as waist-deep flood waters inundated the complex. Passengers were ... Read more...

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Waterlogging hits Kashmere Gate inter-state bus services


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Bus services at the busy Kashmere Gate Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) here were halted Thursday as waist-deep rain water clogged the complex. Several buses have been diverted ... Read more...

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Manipur’s militant outfit disrupt inter-state bus services


September 21st, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep.20 (ANI): The outlawed People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) recently issued a threat to inter-state bus service operators not to ply along the National Highway-39 in Manipur.On September 8, PREPAK ... Read more...

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