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Plea for hygienic food in trains


September 19th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking directions to it to take adequate steps to ensure that ... Read more...

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3 lakh passengers, 300 trains stranded in eight states (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Around 3 lakh passengers were Tuesday stranded in over 300 trains across eight states after the northern and eastern grids failed, crippling operations ... Read more...

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3 lakh passengers, 300 trains stranded in eight states


July 31st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Around 3 lakh passengers were Tuesday stranded in over 300 trains across eight states after the northern and eastern grids failed, crippling operations across ... 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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Railways starts train movement in violence hit Assam


July 25th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The railways Wednesday started the movement of freight trains and expected soon to resume passenger train services, suspended for more than 48 hours due to the ... Read more...

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Railway services in northeast partially restored


July 25th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar/Agartala, July 25 (IANS) The railway services between southern Assam and other states in the region were partially restored, connecting Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram with rest of the country ... Read more...

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Train services yet to be restored in northeast


June 10th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar/Agartala, June 10 (IANS) Train services between the northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram, as also southern Assam and the rest of India are yet to be restored even ... Read more...

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Security forces on alert as Maoists protest


June 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 1 (IANS) In view of a Maoists protest week from Friday, security forces in Chhattisgarh went on high alert fearing violence by the guerrillas.The operation of passenger and ... Read more...

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Taj city fogged out, commuters hit


January 5th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 5 (IANS) Agra was all wrapped up in a thick blanket of fog Thursday, and the Met Office has forecast similar foggy conditions Friday and ... Read more...

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Jharkhand BJP demands resumption of night trains


November 27th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 27 (IANS) Railway services were affected for four hours in the Jamshedpur region of Jharkhand as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers enforced a blockade to demand resumption ... Read more...

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Security for trains to be increased in Maoist-hit areas


November 1st, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) In order to protect railway property, including tracks, in Maoist-affected areas, the government Tuesday decided to deploy additional forces and install CCTVs, said government sources.The ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh on alert as Maoists mark anniversary


September 21st, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Alert was sounded across Chhattisgarh Wednesday and extra para-military troopers deployed in jungle areas as the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) began its weeklong foundation ... Read more...

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Two die as goods trains collide in Orissa


August 31st, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 (IANS) Two people were killed early Wednesday when two freight trains collided head on in Orissa's Keonjhar district, officials said. The trains collided near Tigiriapalli village in the ... Read more...

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Large tracts of Jharkhand flooded after rains


August 12th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 12 (IANS) Incessant rains since Saturday have seriously hit economic activity and life in parts of Jharkhand. Of the season's rainfall of 730 mm, 300 mm have fallen ... 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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Maoists blow up rail track in Orissa(Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) Maoists triggered two explosions along a railway track in Orissa's Sundergarh district early Monday, affecting train services, while two rebels were arrested from a forested ... Read more...

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Train rooftop accident leaves 18 dead, blame game on (Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 2 (IANS) Four more youths succumbed to their injuries, taking the death toll in the train rooftop accident in Uttar Pradesh to 18 Wednesday. Even as some survivors blamed ... Read more...

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Police forced us to sit on train roof, allege survivors


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Feb 2 (IANS) Many youths who travelled on board the Himgiri Express that turned fatal for 18 youths in Uttar Pradesh say they were either forced to sit on ... Read more...

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Rail services in northeast restored partially


October 7th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar (Assam), Oct 7 (IANS) Rail services between the northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur, Mizoram and southern Assam and the rest of India were restored partially Thursday after 114 days of ... Read more...

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Will meet Mamata to discuss elephants’ deaths: Ramesh


October 1st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday visited West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district where seven elephants were mowed down by a goods train and said he will soon ... Read more...

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Another contraband haul from train from Pakistan, authorities worried


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 22 (IANS) Fake currency of face value Rs.9.5 lakh and one kg of heroin were recovered from a goods train coming from Pakistan, causing worry to the authorities who ... Read more...

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Trains suspended as Maoist banners found on tracks


July 19th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Train services in the Jhargram-Tatanagar section of the South Eastern Railway (SER) were suspended after Maoist banners were found on the tracks between Jhargram and Khatkura halt stations ... Read more...

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Passenger train services in northeast still disrupted


July 17th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar (Assam), July 17 (IANS) Passenger train services between the northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur, Mizoram and southern Assam and the rest of India are yet to be restored even after ... Read more...

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Maoist damage rail tracks in Chhattisgarh


July 12th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) Train movement was affected Monday in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district as Maoists damaged rail tracks, an official said. The guerrillas had damaged tracks up to 30 metres between Bhansi and ... Read more...

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Gunny bags of wheat damaged in rain


July 6th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 5 (IANS) Hundreds of gunny bags full of wheat were damaged in the rain while being transported to a Food Corporation of India godown at Hapur near here, FCI sources ... Read more...

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Maoist celebrations hit NMDC’s iron ore shipment


June 9th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 9 (IANS) A week-long celebration of revolutionary week by Maoists has hit iron ore shipments of the National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), India's largest iron ore miner, in Chhattisgarh, a ... Read more...

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Rail traffic affected in three states due to Maoists shutdown call


April 26th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
Dhanbad (Jharkhand), Apr 26 (ANI): Railway authorities on Monday either cancelled or diverted several trains and beefed up security in Jharkhand's Dhanbad District due to a 48-hour shutdown call given by Maoists.The ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown hits iron ore shipment in Chhattisgarh


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 23 (IANS) A 48-hour strike called by the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) has hit iron ore shipment by India's largest iron ore miner, NMDC Ltd, in Chhattisgarh, company ... Read more...

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Maoists shutdown hits NMDC iron ore supply


January 4th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 4 (IANS) The National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) has cut down iron ore transportation by 35 percent daily since Jan 1 as railway authorities have cancelled movement of goods trains ... Read more...

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Indian goods trains may go up to Dhaka outskirts


December 23rd, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 23 (IANS) Bangladesh Railway (BR) is preparing for movement of Indian goods trains right up to the outskirts of the national capital, in a move that would help traders ... Read more...

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Maoists spurn government overtures, ask people to boycott polls


November 2nd, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Latehar (Jharkhand), Nov2 (ANI): Maoist rebels put up posters in Latehar district of Jharkhand, calling upon people to spurn the initiatives of the Prime Minister, the Congress President and the Home ... Read more...

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Partial response to Maoist shutdown in Orissa, two rebels killed


June 22nd, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) A two-day shutdown called by the Maoists evoked partial response in Orissa till Monday afternoon even as two rebels were killed in a gun battle with security forces, ... Read more...

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Industry body ‘disappointed’ by railway budget


February 13th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 13 (IANS) The Indian Industries Association (IIA) Friday expressed disappointment over the interim rail budget presented by railways minister Lalu Prasad. "We are disappointed that no freight cuts have been announced ... Read more...

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Lalu Yadav arrives in Parliament to present Railway Budget 2009-10


February 13th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav has arrived in Parliament to present his sixth Railway Budget. As he entered its portals, he waved the red leather case ... Read more...

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