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Delhi Shutdown: Markets closed, but life largely unaffected (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The daylong countrywide bandh called to protest the government's economic measures evoked mixed response in the national capital Thursday with most markets remaining shut, but ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to train recruits for Gurgaon metro


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will start a special training programme for recruits selected to man Gurgaon's Metro stations that will become operational by April 2013, an ... Read more...

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Shorter airport metro services likely to resume (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Delhi's Airport Metro, which was suspended July 8 due to structural faults, might resume services partially between two stations where no faults were detected, but ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to organise management programme on MRTS


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will organise a five-day management programme for operators and regulators in October to enhance their skills and knowledge on ... Read more...

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UP to develop hi-tech industrial township in Bulandshahr


September 7th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) will develop an integrated industrial township at Chola in Bulandshahr district, around 70 km from the national capital, ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro tries to curb suicides at stations


September 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Delhi Metro, with the help of an NGO, has launched a public service initiative to reduce suicide bids at its stations.Metro staff, those on the ... 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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Delhi Airport Express resumption date unclear


August 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, which operates Delhi Metro's Airport Express line, Tuesday refused to indicate a time-frame for completing repairs that would enable resuming stalled services on the ... Read more...

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Parking at Metro stations closed from Tuesday


August 13th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Vehicle parking at Delhi Metro stations will be closed from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon as part of security measures for Independence Day (Aug 15)."The ... Read more...

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DMRC asked for project report om monorail


August 1st, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for a detailed project report (DPR) on an elevated monorail within three months to ... 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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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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Jaipur Metro likely by June 2013


July 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) The residents of 'Pink City' and visiting tourists are all set for a Metro train ride from June 2013, as authorities have stepped up work for ... Read more...

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Probe into airport Metro flaws, August-end re-start unlikely


July 16th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A two-member expert panel will fix responsibility on the construction defects that led to the suspension of the Airport Metro Express service last week, even ... Read more...

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DMRC, R-Infra passing the Express buck: Dikshit


July 16th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday said the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Reliance Infrastructure are indulging in "passing the buck" over the suspension ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to induct eight-coach trains to ease rush


July 15th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) To deal with the problem of over crowding, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will introduce trains with eight coaches by the end of this ... Read more...

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NOIDA authority nod to Botanical Garden-Kalindi Kunj link


July 10th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Noida, July 9 (IANS) The Noida Aboard Monday approved the detailed project report (DPR) for linking its Botanical Garden metro station with Delhi's Kalindi Kunj and sent the proposal to ... Read more...

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Metro is proud symbol of India’s growth: Pratibha Patil


July 8th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Pratibha Patil took her maiden Metro ride here Sunday, becoming the first president to do so. She described the city's lifeline as a proud ... Read more...

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Airport Metro to remain shut till late August (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Airport Express, which will suspend operations Saturday night after major construction defects were detected, will reopen only in late August, an official ... Read more...

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Airport Metro line services suspended from Sunday


July 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The popular Delhi Airport Metro Express Line - used by over 15,000 commuters daily - will be suspended for unspecified period after 11 p.m. Saturday ... Read more...

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Metro advised to revise fares periodically


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The central government Wednesday advised metros to revise the fares periodically to offset input costs. But Delhi Metro said it had no plans to hike ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro rules out fare hike for now


June 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Thursday said it was not hiking fares for now."At present, there is no decision regarding increase in fares of ... Read more...

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With rising ridership, Delhi Metro to have more gates


June 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With commuter volumes crossing the two million mark on six days in June alone this year, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) proposes to upgrade ... Read more...

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Tobacco shops at IGI airport sans health warnings: NGO


June 11th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) An anti-tobacco advocacy group has drawn the attention of the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) to some shops at the airport selling tobacco products without ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro’s arm bags orders worth Rs.2,410 crore


June 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro (l&T;) Thursday said its construction arm has bagged new orders worth Rs.2,410 crore during the first quarter of 2012-13.In a regulatory filing, the ... Read more...

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After Mumbai, Pune to get Metro


June 7th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) In a major breather for the five million people of Pune, the Maharashtra government has given the green signal for the state's second Metro rail project ... 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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Woman commits suicide at Delhi metro station


June 4th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A 31-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping on the track at the Tilak Nagar Metro station here Monday, officials said."The incident took place around 9.58 ... 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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Delhi Metro offered fully-automated, driverless train system (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 25 (IANS) French defence and civilian technologies major Thales has offered Delhi Metro, which each day makes 2,400 trips and carries 1.8 million passengers, the same safety, communication ... Read more...

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‘Driverless metro can push safety, punctuality’


May 25th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 25 (IANS) Thales, the $16 billion French defence and civilian technologies major, has offered India the same safety, communication and navigation system that is helping Dubai run the ... Read more...

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Book on Delhi Metro’s success story


May 16th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Now one can flip through the success story of Delhi Metro and the management principles evolved by 'Metro Man' E. Sreedharan in a new book ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro registers fraud case with police


May 9th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has registered a case of fraud with the Delhi Police related to the award of a contract for construction ... Read more...

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