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3 killed, 50 injured when trains collide near Karachi


September 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two passenger trains collided near Pakistan's largest city of Karachi on early Monday morning, killing two railway employees and a passenger and injuring more than 50 others, ... Read more...

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Exodus of people from northeast continues from Bangalore (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) The exodus of people from northeast, including hundreds of students, from Bangalore continued Friday even as police arrested three youths for allegedly assaulting three Manipuri ... Read more...

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Power outage in West Bengal, many trains stranded (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) There was no power in all of West Bengal, with the exception of some parts of the state capital, as the Eastern Grid collapsed suddenly ... Read more...

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Power failure cripples railways; 500 trains, 1.5 lakh passengers hit


July 30th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Around 1.5 lakh passengers in 300 trains suffered delays as the power grid failure crippled operations across eight divisions of the northern railway Monday, while ... Read more...

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Assam toll now 19, shoot at sight orders in Kokrajhar (Third Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area continued unabated in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts and also spread to new areas Monday. With the toll now 19, ... Read more...

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Assam toll now 19, shoot at sight orders in Kokrajhar (Second Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area continued unabated in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Monday, while also spreading to new areas. With the toll now 19, ... Read more...

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Train movement hit in Bengal


March 30th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Train movement in West Bengal was thrown haywire after some wagons of a goods train derailed in the state's Birbhum district Friday, the railways said.Several express ... Read more...

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Mixed reaction in Karnataka on rail projects for state


March 14th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) A new rail coach factory, seven express trains, including a high-speed double-decker to Chennai, extension of six trains and new lines for Karnataka in the railway ... Read more...

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CPI-M blasts rail fare hikes


March 14th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday denounced the proposed rail fare hike, saying it will "adversely impact millions of rural migrant workers" and ... Read more...

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India’s rail budget raises fares, focuses on safety (Intro Roundup)


March 14th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With minor-to-moderate fare hikes, 96 new passenger trains and focus on safety, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi tabled his ministry's budget for 2012-13 Wednesday, promising ... Read more...

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Trivedi proposes new projects for home state, constituency


March 14th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Mar 14 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi may have veered away from his leader West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal-centric approach to focus on mopping up ... Read more...

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96 new trains announced in railway budget


March 14th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Wednesday announced 96 new trains, including 75 express trains and 21 passenger trains in the railway budget for 2012-13.The minister said ... Read more...

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India’s rail budget raises fares, focuses on safety (Roundup)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With minor-to-moderate fare hikes, 96 new passenger trains and focus on safety, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi tabled his ministry's budget for 2012-13 Wednesday, promising ... Read more...

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Prominent hightlights of railway budget for 2012-13


March 14th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Following are the prominent highlights of the railway budget for 2012-13 presented in the Lok Sabha Wednesday by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi:* No steep increase ... Read more...

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Indian Railways to increase fares after 8 years


March 14th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Indian Railways will increase passenger fares by upto 30 paisa per km in 2012-13, Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Wednesday.This will be the first increase ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights 9


March 14th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
* No steep increase in passenger fares; 2 paisa per km for suburban trains; 3 paisa per km for mail and express trains.* Independent tariff authority suggested; needs serious debate; experts ... Read more...

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Pakistan hikes train fares


March 13th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Pakistan's ailing railways has decided to increase passenger train fares by up to 20 percent.Passenger train fares will go up by 15 to 20 percent ... Read more...

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New trains announced to keep Mamata’s promise


March 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A week ahead of his maiden budget March 14, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday announced 26 new trains, extended runs of five existing trains, ... Read more...

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Six killed in Poland train collision


March 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 4 (IANS) At least six people were killed and about 50 injured after two trains collided in southern Poland Saturday, said local officials.According to polish TV, the accident ... Read more...

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Six killed as trains collide in Poland (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 4 (IANS) At least six people were killed and nearly 50 injured in southern Poland after two trains had a head-on collision Saturday, said local officials.According to polish ... Read more...

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Blasts target rail tracks in Pakistan


February 27th, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Fourteen low-intensity bombs were detonated on rail tracks in southern Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said Monday.The explosions took place in eight districts of Sindh, ... Read more...

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Indian Railways losing steam with freeze on fare hikes


February 12th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) With passenger fares on a freeze for years and little money to expand the world's second largest railroad network under a single management, Minister ... Read more...

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Railway minister hints at fare hike


November 11th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Hinting at a possible revision of passenger fares, Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday said his ministry is considering hiking the "fuel component" in the ticket ... Read more...

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Railways minister hints at fare hike


October 19th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Hinting at a possible revision of passenger fares, Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi Wednesday said the railways are "working out a way to meet their financial ... Read more...

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124 trains cancelled in Telangana due to blockade


October 14th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Railways have cancelled 124 trains in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh from Oct 15 to 17 in view of the three-day "rail blockade" called by ... Read more...

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Train services to come to standstill in Telangana


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Rail services across Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh will come to a standstill from Friday night as trains scheduled for the weekend have been cancelled ... Read more...

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Over 200 trains cancelled in Telangana


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Over 200 trains scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Telangana were cancelled in view of the two-day rail blockade called by Telangana Joint Action Committee ... Read more...

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Train accident derails services


September 14th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) A train accident near Chennai that left 10 people dead has disrupted rail services in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, officials said. Train services to Chennai from Bangalore, ... Read more...

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Collision hits train services on Bangalore-Chennai route


September 14th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Train services to Chennai from Bangalore, Mysore and Hubli in Karnataka will remain disrupted till Wednesday evening as restoration work was in progress on the route ... Read more...

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Railways mulling passenger fare hike


September 4th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) People, already reeling under spiralling prices of essential commodities, should brace for another hole in their pockets with the Indian railways considering an 8-12 percent ... Read more...

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Mamata’s tryst with nature


July 19th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sukna (West Bengal), July 19 (IANS) After inking the Darjeeling accord to pave the way for peace in the turbulent hills of north Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee spent ... Read more...

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Blockade brings Telangana train traffic to a standstill (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Rail movement in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh came to a standstill Thursday as agitators demanding a separate state stopped several trains as part ... Read more...

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Blockade brings Telangana train traffic to standstill


July 14th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Rail movement in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh came to a standstill Thursday as agitators demanding a separate Telangana state stopped several trains ... Read more...

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147 trains cancelled in view of Telangana blockade (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The railways have cancelled 31 Express and 116 passenger trains in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Thursday in view of the rail blockade called ... Read more...

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Truck falls over train, 13 trains cancelled


May 16th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) As many as six express and seven passenger trains were cancelled after a truck fell on to a goods train from an overhead bridge in Andhra ... Read more...

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