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Nehru Place to get second Metro station


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Nehru Place, a commercial hub and computer hardware market here, will get its second Metro station in 2016 as part of Delhi Metro's phase-III, an ... Read more...

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Six Delhi Metro stations to stay open


August 26th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The six metro stations which were ordered to be shut Sunday in view of protests outside the prime minister's residence, will remain open, a ... Read more...

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Kejriwal calls for protests against Congress, BJP


August 25th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Former Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal accused both Congress and BJP of looting Rs.1.85 lakh crore through the allocation of coal blocks to private ... Read more...

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Six metro stations to shut Sunday


August 24th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Six Delhi Metro stations around Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence will be shut Sunday as activist Arvind Kejriwal has called for a protest there, ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for almost two hours for the second time in two days and forced services to ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) An massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for close to two hours for the second time in two days, impacting tens of ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro mock drill hits commuters (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Metro commuters had a harrowing time Saturday with train services remaining disrupted for nearly an hour due to mock drills at 11 stations."The drill ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro mock drills hit commuters


July 28th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Metro passengers had a harrowing time Saturday with the train services remaining disrupted for nearly an hour due to mock drill at 11 stations."The ... Read more...

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Mock drills at 11 Delhi Metro stations Saturday


July 27th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi Disaster Management Authority will Saturday conduct mock drills at 11 Delhi Metro stations to check if the staff are ready to deal with ... Read more...

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Metro completes first tunnel of Phase III


July 26th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Work on a 909.0-metre tunnel, the first for the Delhi Metro's Phase-III, was Thursday completed at the upcoming Janpath Metro Station on the three-km underground ... Read more...

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Pranab visits Rajghat, other memorials before taking oath


July 25th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi by visiting their memorial before being sworn in as ... Read more...

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Three Metro stations to close for two hours Wednesday


July 25th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Commuter services at three Delhi Metro stations - Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan and Khan Market - will be suspended from two hours Wednesday due ... Read more...

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22 get bail in 2009 Delhi Metro pillar collapse case


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday granted bail to 22 people, including 10 serving officials of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), in 2009 Zamrudpur Metro pillar ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth to girl on Metro train (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A 27-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl on a Delhi Metro train Sunday morning. This was the first such incident on the Delhi ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth to girl on Metro train


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A 27-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl on a Delhi Metro train Sunday morning.Juli Devi, 27, was later taken to hospital by Metro ... Read more...

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Tobacco ads everywhere, why isolate Metro: DMRC


June 6th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Reacting to a letter by an anti-tobacco advocacy group on display of tobacco advertisements at various Metro stations in the capital, the Delhi Metro Rail ... Read more...

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Remove tobacco ads from Metro: NGO tells DMRC


June 1st, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) An anti-tobacco advocacy group, raising concern over display of tobacco product advertisements in Delhi Metro, has asked the DMRC chief to take them off."Indirect/surrogate advertisements ... Read more...

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Secretariat-Kashmere Gate Metro line expected by 2015


May 25th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The 9.37 km Central Secretariat-Kashmere Gate corridor, part of Rs.37,736 crore Phase-III project of the Delhi Metro, could be commissioned by 2015, Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

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Metro Phase III will be built by 2016


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Phase III, which will connect another 103 km of the capital, will be finished by 2016, Metro chief Mangu Singh said Wednesday.And to ... Read more...

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India Habitat Centre gets emergency cardiac equipment


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) After Delhi Metro, India Habitat Centre here will get an automated external defibrillator (AED) to provide emergency treatment to people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest.Small ... Read more...

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Metro construction picks up; traffic snarls expected


April 21st, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Traffic on some of central Delhi's major roads could be severely affected by diversions on Saturday, due to construction of the upcoming underground ITO metro ... Read more...

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Top Delhi Metro official resigns


April 19th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A top official of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) overseeing the construction of key Phase-III projects has resigned from his post, it was announced ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to connect more hospitals


April 11th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) More hospitals in the capital will be linked by Delhi Metro's Phase III extension, benefiting tens of thousands of people.The ongoing construction of the 103.5-km ... Read more...

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Construction work on Badarpur-Faridabad Metro link begins


March 28th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Wednesday began construction work for a nearly 14-km link to connect the satellite town Faridabad in Haryana with the ... Read more...

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DMRC signs MoU with Haryana for Badarpur-Faridabad link


March 26th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Faridabad, Delhi's satellite town in southern Haryana, will be on the Delhi Metro network soon, as a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed Monday between ... Read more...

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Faridabad to come on Delhi Metro line


March 25th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Faridabad town in Haryana, adjoining the national capital, will be on the Delhi Metro network soon, with the state government and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) ... Read more...

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Metro, airport line to open at 2 p.m. on Holi


March 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Delhi metro and the airport express line will start operations at 2 p.m. on Holi Thursday, an official said.Services on the six Metro lines that ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to begin operations at 2 p.m. on Holi


March 5th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi Metro services will begin operations only at 2 p.m. on Holi Thursday, an official said.Services on the six Metro lines that connect various parts ... Read more...

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Metro collects over Rs.70,000 in fines from men in women’s coaches


February 25th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi Metro has penalised almost 300 men travelling in Delhi Metro's coaches reserved for women, collecting over Rs.70,000 in fines in the last one ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro instals equipment to handle cardiac arrests


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Thursday installed Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) at two stations to provide emergency treatment if a passenger suffers a cardiac arrest."The AED is ... Read more...

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Metro commuters to get tips on safe travel


February 20th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With a few freak accidents reported on the Delhi Metro recently, hundreds of volunteers will now be deployed at various stations to give tips on ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro impresses Punjab chief minister


February 13th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal took his maiden ride on the Delhi Metro Monday and described it as an "excellent experience"."It is for the ... Read more...

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Love finds the right track - on Delhi Metro


February 13th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Cupid can strike in the unlikeliest places, even in the congested confines of a Delhi Metro station or train. Ask the many youngsters who traverse ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro chief inspects ongoing work


February 10th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Delhi Metro Rail Corporation(DMRC) managing director Mangu Singh Friday inspected the ongoing tunnel and boring work on a 3-km underground corridor between the Central Secretariat ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro kickstarts efforts to decongest Rajiv Chowk


January 31st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Spanning numerous residential areas and commercial centres in the national capital and a lifeline for commuters, the Delhi Metro Tuesday kicked off tunnelling and boring ... Read more...

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