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1 mn Shanghai travellers for Dragon holiday


June 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 11 (IANS) One million people will enter or exit China's Shanghai city by train and road during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, authorities said.The projected number is ... Read more...

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48 killed, hundreds injured in Argentinian train crash (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 22 (IANS) At least 48 people were killed and hundreds wounded Wednesday in a commuter train crash at one of the three busiest stations in Argentine capital ... Read more...

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Several killed in Argentinian train crash


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Several people were killed and about 550 injured Wednesday in a commuter train crash at a station in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires, BBC reported.Local reporters ... Read more...

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British police using ‘ghost trains’ to catch thieves


November 28th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) To catch the surging number of scrap metal thieves red-handed, undercover British policemen have now started travelling at night by special locomotives, dubbed "ghost trains".The locomotives ... Read more...

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Train derails in Germany, 50 hurt


September 21st, 2011 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 50 people were injured when a local train derailed after being hit by a vehicle at a crossing in Germany, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Blueline operators can run buses as a co-op, court told


September 16th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday informed the Delhi High Court that it has decided to allow former Blueline bus operators to run over 500 buses on ... Read more...

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Train derailment in central Poland kills 1, injures dozens


August 13th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
WARSAW, POLAND (BNO NEWS) -- One person was killed on Friday afternoon and dozens more were injured when a passenger train carrying some 280 people derailed in central Poland, officials said on ... Read more...

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You run! It’s okay if grandma dies: China train crash survivor


July 24th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) "Run! You run! It's okay if grandma dies," a woman shouted at her grandson after a high-speed train crash in China's Zhejiang province. The woman, however, ... Read more...

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Rescue effort on at China high-speed train crash (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Rescuers feverishly cut through mangled remains after a high-speed train smashed into another train late Saturday in eastern China's Zhejiang province, killing 35 people, including two ... Read more...

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Will-Kat to travel in over 100-year-old carriage


April 29th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Prince William and his bride Kate Middleton will head to Buckingham Palace after their marriage at Westminster Abbey in a horse-drawn carriage that is over ... Read more...

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Train derails in Taiwan; five women killed


April 28th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, April 28 (IANS) A small train derailed Wednesday in a mountainous area of Taiwan, killing at least five women tourists and injuring over 100, officials said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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Chinese gang that staged fake accidents busted


April 11th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 11 (IANS) A group of conmen who used a trick that dated back to the Qing dynasty era of four centuries ago to extort money ... Read more...

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Train crash in South Africa kills 1, injures more than 80


April 8th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by BNO News
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- At least one person has been killed and more than 80 others have been injured after two passenger trains collided in the South African city of ... Read more...

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Pak seeks ‘Samjhauta Express’ investigation report from India


January 11th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 11(ANI): The Pakistan government has asked India to inform it about developments in the investigations into the 2007 Samjhauta Express bombings."Acting Deputy High Commissioner of India G.V. Srinivas was called ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson left shaken by stalker


January 4th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) "Baywatch" beauty Pamela Anderson was left terrified after a crazy stalker confronted her on a train.Anderson was followed along a platform by the young man at Liverpool ... Read more...

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‘Shooting with Satyajit Ray was a lifetime experience’


November 12th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) The shooting of the documentary "Sikkim" with legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray was a lifetime experience, feels cinematographer Soumendu Roy."Shooting 'Sikkim' with Satyjit Ray was a lifetime experience. I ... Read more...

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Rohilkhand express derails at Kanshiram Nagar in Uttar Pradesh; no casualties


September 24th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Brijesh Kumar SinghKanshiram Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Sep. 24 (ANI): The Rohilkhand Express train derailed in the Uttar Pradesh's Kanshiram Nagar District on Friday.Four carriages of the train derailed as the tracks ... Read more...

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Scores injured after trains collide head-on near Johannesburg


September 10th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by BNO News
ALRODE ALBERTON, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens of passengers were injured when two trains, one of them a passenger train, collided head-on in a town near Johannesburg on Friday morning, emergency ... Read more...

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Partial auto strike in Delhi


September 7th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) More than half of Delhi's 55,000 autorickshaws went off the roads Tuesday to protest a government directive on driver badges. Of the 25 autorickshaw unions, 14 union ... Read more...

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Palace on Wheels: A royal caravan journey into history (Feature) (With Images)


September 5th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Exquisitely carved interiors, intricate gold tapestry, crisp white curtains and shimmering bejewelled walls - not for nothing is India's Palace on Wheels one of the ... Read more...

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Transport board can fix age of buses at 15: Apex court


August 6th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday held that the Regional Transport Authority could direct stage carriages or buses to go off the road after they have operated for 15 ... Read more...

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Indian Railways - a factfile (with accident story)


July 19th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
A factfile on Indian Railways which runs the world's second largest railroad network under a single management: -The network comprises 64,015 route km with 6,906 railway stations-It runs 18,518 trains, of which over ... Read more...

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Bicycle Riding Banned In Black Hawk, Colorado


June 19th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Black Hawk town of Colorado has banned the bicyclists from pedaling while in town. The cycling advocates have said that the gambling ... Read more...

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Colorado Town Bans Bicycle Riding


June 19th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Denver, June 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A small mountain town of Black Hawk in the state of Colorado has hogged the limelight after it banned cyclists from most part of the ... Read more...

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World Tamil Conference preparations in full swing


June 11th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), June 11 (ANI): Over forty statues of ancient Tamil Kings and warriors are being sculpted for the upcoming world Tamil conference to be held in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city ... Read more...

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Crude bombs found on rail tracks in northwest India, day after deadly train disaster


May 29th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by BNO News
JHARSUGUDA, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Five small crude bombs were found lying along a train track in northwest India on Saturday, according to local media reports, just a day after a train ... Read more...

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Death toll after train derailment in India reaches 65


May 28th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by BNO News
JHARGRAM, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 65 passengers were killed and more than 250 injured when 13 coaches of a Mumbai-bound train derailed on Friday morning after the tracks were blown ... Read more...

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Train derails due to landslides in China; casualties feared


May 23rd, 2010 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 23 (IANS) A passenger train travelling from Shanghai to Guilin city in China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region derailed Sunday after being hit by landslides near a mountainous area, officials said. ... Read more...

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Four nudists on London tube leave commuters stunned


May 18th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Four men and women travelled naked by the London Underground, attracting gasps from stunned commuters. The nudists carried handbags or briefcases to cover their modesty and they travelled on ... Read more...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il’s luxury trains


May 7th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-il enjoys traveling in style, and according to the Christian Science Monitor (CSM), has six armoured luxury trains to move around in, especially when ... Read more...

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Fatal Train Derail in South Africa: Americans, Brits, & More


April 21st, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A passenger train which was carrying 55 American, British, French and German passengers has derailed in South Africa, killing at least three and seriously wounding many more, according ... Read more...

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Luxury train carrying Americans, Britons and other tourists derails in South Africa


April 21st, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by BNO News
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people were killed, including an unborn child, and scores were injured when a luxury passenger train carrying Americans, Britons and other tourists derailed ... Read more...

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Princess Diana’s Relatives Selling Significant Historical Items For An Auction


April 3rd, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Christie's has articulated that Princess Diana's relatives are vending works of art, furnishings and horse-drawn wagons at public sales that are expected to extract ... Read more...

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Moscow blasts: Hundreds call for psychological help


March 30th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 30 (IANS) Hundreds of alarmed people called a Moscow psychiatric institute following two terrorist attacks in the Moscow subway, a spokesman for the institute said Tuesday. Twin blasts occurred during the ... Read more...

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At least 18 dead, many injured in Belgian train crash


February 16th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- At least eighteen people were killed and dozens more were injured when two passenger trains collided head-on in the Belgian city of Buizingen, near Brussels, on Monday, officials ... Read more...

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