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PM lays foundation stone for Kochi Metro


September 13th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday laid the foundation stone for the Kochi Metro Rail project and said it would facilitate the city's "overall social and ... 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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Suicide bid at Delhi Metro station


September 6th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was critically injured Thursday after he tried to commit suicide by jumping from a Delhi Metro station, police said.Pradeep Kumar, a native ... Read more...

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Police find suicide note in BBA student’s death


September 5th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A suicide note provided by the wife of Paras Bhasin, a 23-year BBA student whose severed body was recovered on a railway track here has ... 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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Torrential downpour swamps Delhi, chaos on roads (Third Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A torrential downpour Monday evening turned several roads in the capital into virtual rivulets, causing massive traffic jams that affected tens of thousands."The whole of ... Read more...

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Torrential downpour swamps Delhi, chaos on roads (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A torrential downpour Monday evening turned several roads in the capital into virtual rivulets, causing massive traffic jams that affected tens of thousands."The whole of ... Read more...

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Woman jumps off Delhi metro station


August 27th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman committed suicide Monday morning by leaping off an elevated metro station here onto the road below, police said.Karishma Narang, a teacher in ... Read more...

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Will continue protest outside PM residence: Kejriwal (Second Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Soon after he was released from police detention, anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal said they would continue to protest outside the residences of prime minister, ... 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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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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Government proposes restart of Airport Metro


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The government proposes to re-start the Airport Metro Express line which has remained suspended for over two months due to construction defects, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Season’s heaviest shower halts Delhi, more rain likely (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) This monsoon season's heaviest shower drenched Delhi Tuesday, bringing traffic to a halt. Rainfall recorded in the past 8 hours was 28.2 mm even as ... Read more...

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Dismiss legislator’s plea on mosque, court urged


August 16th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A political outfit Thursday urged the Delhi High Court to dismiss legislator Shoaib Iqbal's plea seeking restrictions on the demolition of a mosque constructed at ... Read more...

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Elderly man tries suicide in Metro station, critically injured


August 15th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) A 60-year-old man was critically injured and may lose his hand after he tried to commit suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro ... Read more...

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Delhi Airport Metro repair to cost Rs.12 crore


August 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The cost of repairing the Delhi Airport Metro link would be about Rs.12 crore, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.The Delhi Metro "has informed that ... Read more...

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Metro to construct nine power receiving sub-stations


August 5th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) To augment power supply for Phase III and strengthen four existing sub-stations, Delhi Metro will be constructing nine new power receiving sub-stations (RSS), an official ... 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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Power failure, rains hit Delhi traffic, commuters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Delhi residents had a harrowing time Tuesday as the city's traffic signals and the Delhi Metro ceased to function for several hours following the failure ... 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 crisis now trips 19 states, 600 million people hit (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The power crisis that hit northern India turned into a larger blackout a day later Tuesday to affect as many as 19 states not ... Read more...

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Power crisis now trips 22 states, 600 million people hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The power crisis that hit northern India turned into a larger blackout a day later Tuesday to affect as many as 19 states not ... Read more...

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BJP seeks answer from PM over power outages


July 31st, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday castigated the government for the breakdown of the northern power grid and sections of eastern and northeastern grids ... 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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Traffic tangles in Delhi after power failure, rains


July 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Traffic in the national capital was severely affected Tuesday after signals stopped functioning following a failure in the Northern Power Grid.Traffic flow, already slow since ... Read more...

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Grid failure again halts Delhi Metro services (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi Metro travellers faced a harrowing time Tuesday afternoon after the entire system stalled when the power supply tripped for the second time ... Read more...

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Powerless again, Northern and Eastern Grid break down (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Large parts of north and east India went without power Tuesday as the Northern Grid and sections of the Eastern and Northeastern Grid broke down, ... Read more...

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Grid failure brings Delhi Metro services to a halt


July 31st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Services on all six lines of Delhi Metro were disrupted due to tripping of power supply in the northern power grid for the second day ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove the illegal construction at the excavation site of a purported mosque ... Read more...

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Power trip in seven states hits millions (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Northern India was hit by one of the worst power failures in a decade that saw millions wake up Monday to no electricity. ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove illegal construction at the purported excavated mosque site near the historic ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court


July 30th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove illegal construction at the purported excavated mosque site near the historic ... Read more...

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