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Six killed in Maharashtra downpour (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mumbai received a whopping 15 cm average rainfall in 12 hours since 8 a.m. Monday, even as one person was killed and normal life disrupted, officials ... Read more...

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Torrential rains in Maharashtra


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) After a lull of three days, Mumbai and large parts of Maharashtra experienced incessant torrential rains since early Monday, throwing normal life out of gear, even ... Read more...

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No exodus of northeast people from Bihar: Modi


August 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Saturday said there was no report of exodus of northeast people from the state while security has been ... Read more...

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Customs down Central to emerge champions


August 15th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Mumbai Customs clinched top honours in the annual Independence Cup Football Tournament organised by the Mumbai District Football Association, Parel Wednesday.In the final, Customs, who finished ... Read more...

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CCI Boys, Sultans meet in Mumbai billiards final


August 6th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) CCI 'Billiards Boys' and favourites PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' registered contrasting wins Monday to set up a title clash in The Zarine and Yazdi ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s Dalli Rajhara-Rowghat rail project gets fresh boost


August 5th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 5 (IANS) The key Dalli Rajhara-Rowghat railway line in Chhattisgarh, languishing for the last three decades, got a fresh boost Sunday with the state government asking all the ... Read more...

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Ghadge leads ‘Star Blue’ into Mumbai billiards semis


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sunil Ghadge snatched the decider with exquisite shots to lead Central Railway Mumbai Institute 'Star Blue' into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable ... Read more...

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3 lakh passengers, 300 trains stranded in eight states (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Around 3 lakh passengers were Tuesday stranded in over 300 trains across eight states after the northern and eastern grids failed, crippling operations ... Read more...

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3 lakh passengers, 300 trains stranded in eight states


July 31st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Around 3 lakh passengers were Tuesday stranded in over 300 trains across eight states after the northern and eastern grids failed, crippling operations across ... Read more...

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Bawa Bullies edge out Titans in Mumbai Billiards


July 24th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) With both home and away wins mandatory to qualify, hosts Dadar Parsee Colony Gymkhana's Bawa Bullies stormed into the pre-quarter-finals in the Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala ... Read more...

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One killed in Maharashtra train accident, probe ordered


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A 65-year-old woman has been killed, while 14 others have been injured after the speeding Vidarbha Express rammed into 11 derailed coaches of a Mumbai suburban ... Read more...

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One killed, 20 injured in Thane train collision (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) At least one woman was killed and another 20 passengers injured when the Vidarbha Express rammed into four derailed coaches of a Mumbai suburban train in ... Read more...

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10 injured as Vidarbha Express rams into derailed local train


July 20th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured when the Vidarbha Express rammed into four derailed coaches of a Mumbai suburban train in Thane district, officials said here ... Read more...

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Goods train derailed in Bihar, disrupts traffic (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 13th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A goods train was derailed in Bihar's Kaimur district early Friday, disrupting services in the busy Gaya-Mughalsarai section of the East Central Railway. Many trains ... Read more...

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Goods train derails in Bihar; no casualties


July 13th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 13 (IANS) Twenty-six wagons of a goods train derailed in Bihar's Kaimur district early Friday, damaging tracks and disrupting train services, officials said. No casualties were reported.The train ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, surrounding areas


July 4th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas, including Thane and Raigad, Wednesday, disrupting road and rail traffic, officials here said.Although the downpour offered respite from the ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, disrupt traffic (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Heavy rains, the first major showers of the delayed monsoon, lashed Mumbai Thursday. Though rail and road traffic was disrupted and hundreds of commuters were inconvenienced, ... Read more...

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Three injured in freak railway mishap near Mumbai


June 26th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) In a freak accident, three passengers of a local train in Thane in Maharashtra were injured Tuesday after being hit by broken pieces of pantograph, the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra gets ready to tackle monsoon


May 25th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) With monsoon likely to hit Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra within 15 days, the government Friday moved into a state of high preparedness. The aim ... Read more...

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Train anti-collision device trials not satisfactory: CAG


May 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General has pulled up the Indian Railways for not being able to come up with a reliable safety system despite carrying ... Read more...

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Khamkar retains Mr India title


April 21st, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 21 (IANS) Suhas Khamkar retained the Mr India title in the senior national body building championship here Saturday. For Khamkar, it was his third consecutive Mr India title. ... Read more...

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Mumbai suburban train service getting back to normal


April 20th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Central Railway Friday assured normalisation of crucial suburban services by evening, three days after a fire disrupted its network resulting in overcrowded trains that claimed three ... Read more...

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Government slammed over Mumbai commuters’ woes


April 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Even as work on the restoration of the disrupted Central Railway services continued, the state opposition Thursday castigated the Congress governments at the centre and ... Read more...

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Three killed after falling from overcrowded Mumbai train (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Three people were killed in Mumbai Thursday after they fell off an overcrowded local train, railway officials said.Fourteen people travelling in other packed trains were also ... Read more...

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Three killed after falling from overcrowded Mumbai train (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Three people were killed in Mumbai Thursday after they fell off an overcrowded local train, railway officials said.Fourteen people travelling in other packed trains were also ... Read more...

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Rs.2 lakh each for Mumbai train accident victims’ kin


April 19th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy Thursday condoled the death of two people after they fell from an overcrowded Mumbai suburban train and announced a compensation of ... Read more...

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Two killed after falling from overcrowded Mumbai train


April 19th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Two commuters were killed Thursday when they fell off an overcrowded local train, an official said as the Central Railway's suburban services continued to be ... 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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Central Railway fire halts Mumbai (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Millions of commuters and students in the city faced a harrowing time Wednesday as local trains were running late by around 40 minutes following a fire ... Read more...

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Signal cabin fire hits Central Railway services


April 18th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Millions of commuters on the Central Railway faced a harrowing time Wednesday as local trains ran late by around 40 minutes following a fire in a ... Read more...

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Day after assault on journalist, Maharashtra minister visits spot


April 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Taking a serious view of Thursday's manhandling of a senior Mumbai journalist, Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday visited the site of an illegal canteen near Dadar ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights 8


March 14th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
* Targeting freight carriage of 1,025 million tonnes to bring in Rs.89,339 crore; passenger earnings estimated at Rs.36,073 crore; gross reciepts estimated at Rs.1.32 lakh crore.* Excess of Rs.1,492 crore after ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights 7


March 14th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
* Improvement of passenger amenities at a cost of Rs.1,112 crore; regional cuisines to be introduced.* World Bank funding of R.6,500 crore firmed up for dedicated freight corridors; land acquired for ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights 6


March 14th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
* Electrification to be undertaken over 6,500 km at an allocation of Rs.8,000 crore during 12th Plan.* Conversion from DC to AC power supply completed in Western Railway corridor of Mumbai ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh signs pact for rail corridors (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh wants industrial rail corridors in its sprawling northern region that has an estimated 20 percent of India's coal deposits.The government and Indian Railways are set ... Read more...

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