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Dog dies saving drunken owner from train


September 8th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A dog was run over by a train moments after it managed to pull its drunken suicidal owner off railway tracks in a Kazakh city.According ... Read more...

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Track record (To go with Metro suicide story)


March 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Some cases of attempted suicides and suicides over 2011 in Delhi Metro till now:Feb 15, 2011: A 22-year-old engineering student from Rajasthan committed suicide by jumping off an elevated Metro station ... Read more...

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Audio recording in Argentina train accident released


February 27th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) The audiotape of the communications between the commuter train that crashed last week in Argentina, killing 51 and injuring 703, and the control center does ... Read more...

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Munich alcohol ban leads to train damage


December 12th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Munich police have announced investigation into the vandalism in the city’s rail system which resulted in damage worth 100,000 Euros. A new law which bans the ... Read more...

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Seven Jharkhand players injured in clash in train


September 16th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) At least seven sportspersons from Jharkhand were injured, two of them critically, when 20-25 unidentified youths in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district Thursday attacked them in a ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro services hit again


October 29th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Kolkata Metro services, which have faced a series of disruptions this month, were hit again Friday morning after a train developed a technical snag at a station."The Kavi ... Read more...

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New Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani engine develops snag, derails


August 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Passengers aboard the New Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani Express had a providential escape Monday when two front wheels of the train's engine went off the rails after part of the ... Read more...

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Family pained after train driver accused of Bengal accident


July 20th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Family members of Madhab Chandra Dey, the Uttar Banga Express driver who died on the spot in the Sainthia train tragedy, are aghast at the railways finding fault ... Read more...

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Train driver, co-driver failed to prevent accident: Official


July 19th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) The driver and assistant driver of the Uttar Banga Express failed to use the brake or apply the emergency brake to avoid hitting a stationary passenger train in ... Read more...

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Railways, police chief spar over cause of derailment


May 29th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Contesting the West Bengal administration's claim that fishplates were found removed at the site of the Gyaneshwari Express disaster, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday claimed the tracks ... Read more...

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Rajdhani derails in Bihar, no injuries reported (Lead)


May 25th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 25 (IANS) The New Delhi-Guwahati Rajdhani Express derailed in Bihar Tuesday but no one was hurt. A major accident was averted thanks to the train driver, who pulled the emergency ... Read more...

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14 injured in accident at Devil’s head resort


December 19th, 2009 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Merrimac, Dec 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was an unfortunate accident at the Devil’s Head Resort. An emergency brake failed on Thursday night and this led the chairlift cable to roll backwards and ... Read more...

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Boston subway nearly kills drunken woman who fell on tracks


November 11th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Boston, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Boston subway train stopped just in time on the tracks, otherwise the drunken woman who had fallen on the tracks in front of the incoming train ... Read more...

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Drunken man awarded $2.3M for losing leg in subway


February 18th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 18 (ANI): A drunken man, who lost his leg after he fell on the track of a subway train, has been awarded a whopping 2.3 million dollars by ... Read more...

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Halle Berrys dress got caught in elevator during presidential inauguration


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 23 (ANI): Though the presidential inauguration for Barack Obama went off without a hitch, some of the stars were said to have had a harrowing time, American actress ... Read more...

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Toddler run over by train survives in Russia


July 28th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Krasnoyarsk, July 28 (RIA Novosti) An 18-month-old girl who crawled onto a rail track in Russia's East Siberian region survived between the rails as a freight train passed over her, the ... Read more...

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