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Two toll employees on Gurgaon Expressway held for extortion


September 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) Two toll employees at Sirhol toll plaza on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway were arrested for charging illegally from motorists, police said Friday.Sanjay, an employee with the Delhi-Gurgaon ... Read more...

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West Bengal comes to a halt due to shutdown, strike (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Life virtually came to a halt in West Bengal Thursday due to the Bharatiya Janata Party's shutdown call and the Left-sponsored general strike in the state.However, ... Read more...

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Free ride on Gurgaon expressway till Sep 25


September 20th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Motorists will continue to enjoy a toll-free, hassle-free and non-chaotic run through the Gurgaon-Delhi expressway toll plaza till Sep 25 with the Punjab and Haryana High ... Read more...

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West Bengal paralysed due to shutdown


September 20th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Life virtually came to a standstill in West Bengal Thursday due to the Bharatiya Janata Party's shutdown call and the Left-sponsored general strike in the state.Rail ... Read more...

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Embarrassment piles on ruling BJP in Karnataka


September 18th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) The faction-ridden, scam-scarred ruling BJP in Karnataka Tuesday faced embarrassment as a senior leader demanded the resignation of state party chief and another of a deputy ... Read more...

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Leeds Car Park Hailed As ‘The Most Cheerful In Britain’


September 15th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Leeds, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Leeds car park has been hailed as ‘the most cheerful in Britain’. This is due to the fact that the car park cheers up commuters thanks ... Read more...

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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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Dikshit hasn’t lost hope yet on Delhi’s Airport Metro


September 10th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has not yet given up hope on the city's Airport Metro project, suspended since July 8 for structural faults, and ... Read more...

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Asian woman falls from London rooftop restaurant


September 6th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) An Asian businesswoman died after plunging 80ft from a London rooftop restaurant in front of 100 diners.According to witnesses, the smartly-dressed Asian woman, in her 30s, ... Read more...

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Five missing as bus falls into river in Bengal


September 6th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) At least five people were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday."The bus fell into the river Bhairabanki at ... Read more...

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No toll on Delhi-Gurgaon expressway for 15 days: Court


September 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Gurgaon, Sep 4 (IANS) Slamming traffic snarls at the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway toll plaza, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday barred its operator from collecting any charges from ... Read more...

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Bus corridor case sent to new high court bench


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday transferred to another bench a plea seeking permission for cars to use a lane reserved for buses on the bus ... Read more...

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Rioting, blockade over power cuts in Hooda’s district


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Sep 2 (IANS) Fed up with power cuts, hundreds of villagers of Haryana's Rohtak district, the home district of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, went on the rampage ... Read more...

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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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NHAI, Gurgaon expressway operator get time for talks


August 30th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted more time to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway's concessionaire to settle their differences ... Read more...

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More rain in store in Delhi


August 30th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) It was another overcast morning in the national capital Thursday, a day after torrential downpour saw tens of thousands of commuters stranded and many areas ... Read more...

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Five die in Yamuna Expressway accident


August 29th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) Five people were killed Wednesday when a truck turned turtle on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura after one of its tyres burst, police said.Half a dozen ... Read more...

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More rains likely in Delhi


August 28th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) It was a cloudy morning in the national capital Tuesday, the day after a torrential downpour saw tens of thousands of commuters stranded ... 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, other anti-corruption activists detained, released (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Several anti-corruption activists, including Arvind Kejriwal, were detained but later released when they tried to stage a protest outside the residences of the prime ... Read more...

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Rainy morning in Delhi (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Rains lashed parts of the national capital Friday, leaving commuters facing a tough time as traffic moved at snail's pace on several key roads.Traffic was ... Read more...

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Bengal comes out with directives for cabs, auto rickshaws


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Concerned over complaints from the public against errant auto rickshaw and taxi drivers in the metropolis, the West Bengal government Tuesday came out with a list ... Read more...

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Officials, ambulances to go free on Yamuna Expressway


August 10th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) If you feel paying Rs.510 per round trip on your car on the newly opened Yamuna Expressway is steep, then try hitch hiking with any ... Read more...

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Cheeky fox takes late night tube ride


August 9th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Cheeky Fox stunned commuters of the underground train in London when it jumped in to the train to take a late night ride. This happened ... Read more...

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What travellers do to shun other commuters


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Commuters on a train employ all kinds of tactics to avoid interaction with other travellers. These include the "hate stare" or one that says "don't bother ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro ridership touches 22 lakh (Second Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within 10 days of registering its highest ever ridership, Delhi Metro Thursday said it set a new record: nearly 22 lakh commuters.The Metro trains carried ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro ridership touches 22 lakh


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within 10 days of registering its highest ever ridership, Delhi Metro Thursday said it set a new record: nearly 22 lakh commuters.The Metro trains carried ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro plans extra trips for Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will run 160 extra trips to avoid over-crowding Thursday in view of the Raksha Bandhan festival, an official said."The Metro will provide ... Read more...

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Grid failure stalls life in Punjab, Haryana


July 31st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Trains were stranded at various places across Punjab and Haryana as another power grid failure hit parts of the country Tuesday.Electricity supply to all cities and ... Read more...

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Power failure throws Delhi Metro services out of gear (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in the capital faced a harrowing time Monday morning as services of the Delhi Metro were disrupted due to tripping of power ... Read more...

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Power failure disrupts Delhi Metro services


July 30th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in the Delhi Metro will have a harrowing time Monday morning as services of all the lines of the Metro have been ... 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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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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Delhi government slams critical report on bus corridor (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday criticised the Central Road Research Institute's (CRRI) critical report on the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor here and rejected it in ... Read more...

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