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Thirty-six teams in fray for hockey nationals


September 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) In all 36 teams, including defending champions Haryana, have confirmed their participation in the second men's senior National hockey championship commencing here Sunday under the aegis ... Read more...

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Hockey nationals: Holders Haryana drawn with Bhopal


September 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defending champions Haryana have been drawn in Group A along with Maharashtra, Puducherry, Bengal and Bhopal for the second Hockey India Senior Men's National Championship ... Read more...

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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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MCC-Murugappa Hockey: BPCL, Air India enter semis


September 14th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Air India completed the semi-final line-up in the 87th All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament in contrasting styles here Thursday.BPCL ... Read more...

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Good roads, railways vital for J&K;: Omar Abdullah


September 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday underlined the importance of good road and rail connectivity for "socio-economic development of the state".Inspecting the widening of ... Read more...

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Foundation laid for Meghalaya’s first railway line


September 8th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 8 (IANS) The railways will be coming into Meghalaya for the first time with Chief Minister Mukul Sangma laying the foundation of the Dudhnoi-Mendipathar railway station in Garo ... Read more...

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MCC-Murgappa Hockey: Amir Khan’s hat-trick sees BPCL drub IOB


September 8th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) Amir Khan notched a hat-trick to star in BPCL's 4-0 win over Indian Overseas Bank in a Group A fixture for their second successive success in ... Read more...

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‘KBC 6′ gets first crorepati in Kashmir’s Manoj Raina (With Images)


September 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A crore of rupees was a distant dream for Manoj Kumar Raina, who was uprooted from the Kashmir Valley when militancy broke out in ... Read more...

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Air India rout Railways


September 6th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sept 6 (IANS) Air India trounced Indian Railways 4-0 with goals by V.S. Vinaya, Shivendra Singh, Joga Singh and Vikas Pillay in a Group B match of the 87th ... Read more...

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Ten teams for Murugappa hockey


September 5th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Ten teams, including holders ONGC, will take part in the 87th All-India MCC Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament commencing here Thursday.According to organising secretary Sanjay Gulvady, ... Read more...

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Four nabbed for duping railway job seekers


August 25th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Four people were arrested here for duping over 100 unemployed people of Rs.2 crore on the pretext of getting them jobs in the Indian Railways, ... Read more...

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Travel to Jaipur in double-decker train


August 24th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Now travelling to Jaipur will be easier, with the Indian Railways Friday starting its second double-decker air conditioned train from Delhi to the Rajasthan capital.The ... Read more...

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Mend land policy to push realty, infrastructure (Comment)


August 19th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
The relaxation of rules by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on transfer of government land in a bid to speed up public-private partnership (PPP) projects in infrastructure sector is, indeed, significant. ... 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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Railways announce Rs.75 lakh award for Sushil Kumar


August 12th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) The Indian Railways Sunday announced a cash award of Rs.75 lakh for Sushil Kumar, who bagged a silver in the 66kg freestyle wrestling contest at ... Read more...

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BHEL exploring non-power equipment business for profits


August 11th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli, Aug 11 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) plans to focus on increasing its revenue from non-power segments like railways, defence and others, said a top ... Read more...

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Belgium to help India modernise railway stations


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian Railways Thursday signed an agreement with Belgium to modernise and make some of the country's railway stations world class, said an official statement."Indian and ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi, Naidu blame railway’s negligence for disaster


July 30th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Congress MP K. Chiranjeevi and Telugu Desam party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu blamed the negligence by the railways for Monday's train disaster at Nellore.Both the ... Read more...

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CPI-M laments lack of safety in trains


July 30th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday lamented the "absence of adequate safety measures" in Indian Railways, following the death of about 35 people in an accident involving ... Read more...

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Odisha protests cut in railway budgetary allocation


July 29th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) Odisha Saturday protested the alleged reduction of Rs.186 crore in the budgetary allocation to different railway projects in the state.Describing it as a "step-motherly attitude" of ... Read more...

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India is world’s capital for open defecation, says Ramesh


July 27th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Terming India as world's capital for open defecation, Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday said that 100,000 "bio-toilets" will be installed in ... Read more...

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Railway seeks security to move stranded trains in Assam


July 24th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Indian Railways Tuesday asked the central and Assam governments to providing adequate security in the violence-affected stretch in the state so that ... 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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ADB offers $150 mn loan to improve railway system


July 10th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has offered $150 million loan for expansion of railway tracks and improving overall service.The programme will help India improve rail ... Read more...

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1936 Olympics: Dhyan Chand’s last hurrah (Sports Special)


July 8th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
As destiny would have it, the Berlin Games was to be Dhyan Chand's third and last Olympics at the age of 31, for he had decided to retire. Undoubtedly at the ... Read more...

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Delhi’s airport Metro may re-start late August (Roundup)


July 7th, 2012 - 6:49 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, is likely to re-start only in late August, ... 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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Demand supply gap responsible for Tatkal woes: Mukul Roy


July 6th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy Friday attributed the problems in sale of Tatkal (emergency travel) tickets to a demand-supply mismatch and said his ministry has ... Read more...

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We will restore growth, investor confidence: PM


July 6th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) While the world economy was facing challenging times, India's growth story was still intact, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said while promising action ... Read more...

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Railways tweak Tatkal rules to check misuse


June 30th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Concerned over large-scale complaints in the sale of Tatkal (emergency travel) tickets, the railways Friday announced changes in the procedure and timing of their sale.It ... Read more...

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62 special trains for Puri Rath Yatra


June 20th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) Indian Railways Tuesday announced it would run 62 special trains for the famous Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, beginning at Odisha's Puri town June ... Read more...

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Steeplechase runner Sudha bags Olympic berth


June 8th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Huelva (Spain), June 8 (IANS) India's long distance runner Sudha Singh, an Asian Games gold medallist, has qualified for the 2012 London Games, breaking her own 3,000m steeple chase national ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro to have smart card recharging machines


June 8th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) The Kolkata Metro Thursday announced it plans to install automatic smart card recharging machines across all its 23 stations by the end of this year.After the ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa condemns parcel rate hike by railways


June 6th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday condemned the 25 percent hike in parcel charges by Indian Railways, and urged the centre to roll back the ... Read more...

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