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Kochi Metro gets ok, protests over land (Third Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kochi, July 4 (IANS) The Metro rail for Kochi in Kerala has got the cabinet's approval, it was announced Wednesday, even as protests erupted in the city against land ... Read more...

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Kochi Metro rail gets cabinet nod (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday cleared the Rs.5,181.79 crore, 25.612 km Kochi Metro rail project to improve the public transport system in the southern city.The network ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears Kochi Metro rail


July 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday cleared a Rs.5,181.79 crore, 25.612 km Metro rail project to improve the public transport system in the southern city.The network will ... 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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Sreedharan on Vaishno Devi Board


March 27th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Tuesday reconstituted the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board.According to Navin Kumar Choudhary, chief executive officer of the Board, among ... Read more...

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Sreedharan bids adieu to Delhi Metro


December 31st, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) "It was a very satisfying experience and I am very happy that Metro treads 190 km," Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan said Saturday, his last ... Read more...

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Vice President takes ride on Metro


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday took a ride on Delhi Metro and praised it for its cleanliness, punctuality and modern technology.Ansari who travelled from Central ... Read more...

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Metro worker killed in accident


November 18th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) A 37-year-old labourer was killed at a construction site of Jaipur Metro when he was run over by a dumper Friday, said police. It was the ... Read more...

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Sreedharan, Tarun Das in Kerala Planning Board


August 10th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Making clear that he wants the state's development process on fast track, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has appointed E. Sreedharan and Tarun Das in the ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to induct eight coach trains in two years


August 8th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is planning to induct eight-coach trains to tackle heavy rush on the network by end of 2013, the Delhi ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to have eight-coach trains


August 5th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) In a serious bid to beat overcrowding, Delhi Metro has now decided to introduce eight-coach trains.Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan stated this to the Standing ... Read more...

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Bhopal, Indore to get Metro


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 3 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's capital Bhopal and business hub Indore came a step closer to getting Metro rail networks with Delhi Metro agreeing to give detailed reports on ... Read more...

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Kejriwal lauds graft-free Delhi Metro


June 20th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Arvind Kejriwal, a member of joint drafting committee of the anti-graft Lokpal bill, Monday said the Delhi Metro was one of the most corruption-free and ... Read more...

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Metro Man Sreedharan joins Anna Hazare’s campaign (Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan Friday pledged his support to Anna Hazare's campaign for a stringent anti-corruption law in the country."He has gone to meet ... Read more...

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Metro Man Sreedharan joins Anna Hazare’s campaign


April 8th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan Friday pledged his support to Anna Hazare's campaign for a stringent anti-corruption law in the country.Sreedharan, known as city's Metro ... Read more...

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Sreedharan finds plenty of faults with airport metro


March 29th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan Tuesday took a surprise inspection of the Airport Express line and found plenty of faults -- from frequency and passenger ... Read more...

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Jaipur Metro project’s foundation stone laid


February 24th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) The foundation stone for the over 9-km-long first phase of Jaipur Metro Rail project was laid Thursday by Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath, who also announced clearance for ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro airport line to open by March


February 5th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The Delhi Metro's airport express line, the first public-private partnership project, will be operational in a month's time, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Saturday.Dikshit took a ... Read more...

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Metro coaches were reserved as Delhi does not respect women: Sreedharan


January 24th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju and Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Delhi Metro had to reserve coaches for women as Delhi is "one city where they don't respect their women", Delhi ... Read more...

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Sreedharan happy with cleanliness at Metro stations


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan says he is happy over the state of discipline and cleanliness at stations.In an interview to IANS, Sreedharan underlined that it takes ... Read more...

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Six-coach trains cheer Metro commuters


December 24th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Commuters on the Dwarka-Noida and Dwarka-Anand Vihar routes heaved a sigh of relief Friday as Delhi Metro's new six-coach trains ended the perennial jostling for space they ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro’s airport line likely to begin in 15 days


December 24th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The much-awaited Airport Express Line of Delhi Metro is likely to be operational in the next 15 days, its managing director E. Sreedharan said Friday.He said the ... Read more...

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Eight years on, Delhi Metro plans for Phase III (Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Delhi Metro, which completed eight years of its operations Friday, is now planning to reach the so far untouched corners of the capital through its Phase-III, ... Read more...

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Sreedharan inspects Metro’s airport express line


December 8th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) managing director E. Sreedharan Wednesday inspected the high-speed airport express line and the work underway at some stations along the route, an ... Read more...

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Sreedharan’s tenure extended by one year


November 25th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Delhi Metro managing director E. Sreedharan is likely to get another year's extension, but the official announcement will come later, official sources said Thursday.The urban development ministry, ... Read more...

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Now, Metro from Central Secretariat to Sarita Vihar too


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan Sunday flagged off a new line from Central Secretariat to Sarita Vihar that will also provide access to the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, ... Read more...

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Metro to Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium rolls out today


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): The Central Secretariat-Sarita Vihar corridor of the Delhi Metro, which is a crucial link to the XIX Commonwealth Games main venue, the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, rolled out ... Read more...

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New Delhi Metro web site unveiled


September 16th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.16 (ANI): As part of its preparations for the ensuing Commonwealth Games, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation unveiled its official website www.delhimetrorail.com with a new look and a host of ... Read more...

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Decline in India’s civil engineering standards: Metro Man


September 15th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India's civil engineering standards have declined, 'Metro Man' E. Sreedharan said Wednesday, noting that a "severe shortage" of efficient engineers has affected the quality of infrastructure-related projects. Sreedharan ... Read more...

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Metro chief Sreedharan takes a metro ride home


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) With Delhi Metro now reaching the capital's south, its managing director E. Sreedharan Friday took the opportunity to ride a train on the newly-opened Central Secretariat-Qutub Minar ... Read more...

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DMRC to construct Jaipur Metro


August 5th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Taking up its first independent project outside the national capital, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has agreed to the Rajasthan government's proposal to construct a Metro ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro asked to hand over roads by July 31


July 13th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi Metro was Tuesday asked by the city government to hand over various roads under its control by July 31 so that beautification and upgradation works ... Read more...

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More escalators in two busy Metro stations


July 8th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) will install more escalators in two of its busiest stations, Chandni Chowk and Rajiv Chowk, to make travel more comfortable, an ... Read more...

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Sreedharan inspects Delhi-Gurgaon Metro line


June 24th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan Wednesday inspected the newly-opened 14.47 km section of the Delhi-Gurgaon Metro line. After the three-hour inspection, Sreedharan asked the Metro officials to immediately ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro chief is back at work (Lead)


May 17th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan returned to work Monday, more than a month after he suffered a heart attack and was told to rest at home, an ... Read more...

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