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Repair work of Airport Metro to end by October: Kamal Nath


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) More than two months after the Airport Metro Express line was shut down by the concessionaire citing safety concerns, union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath ... Read more...

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Dikshit hasn’t lost hope yet on Delhi’s Airport Metro


September 10th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has not yet given up hope on the city's Airport Metro project, suspended since July 8 for structural faults, and ... Read more...

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Mamata-Antony meeting on important Bengal projects


August 18th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony had an 80-minute meeting Saturday with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on issues like Ganges riverfront beautification, a metro project ... Read more...

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Badal gives go-ahead to Ludhiana Metro project


July 17th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Ludhiana Metro project will soon roll out after Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday gave a go-ahead to the Rs.10,300 crore mass transport scheme.According ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro offered fully-automated, driverless train system (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 25 (IANS) French defence and civilian technologies major Thales has offered Delhi Metro, which each day makes 2,400 trips and carries 1.8 million passengers, the same safety, communication ... Read more...

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‘Driverless metro can push safety, punctuality’


May 25th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 25 (IANS) Thales, the $16 billion French defence and civilian technologies major, has offered India the same safety, communication and navigation system that is helping Dubai run the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Metro to finalise vendors in two months


May 1st, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro Metro Rail (Hyderabad), a subsidiary of L&T; Infrastructure Development Projects, will finalise in the next two to three months vendors for various components ... Read more...

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France’s Thales eyes big in India’s metro, rail projects


April 25th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) French defence, aerospace and technology giant Thales sees a huge opportunity in India's public transport sector and plans to bid for upcoming metro and rail ... Read more...

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France’s Thales bets big on India’s metro, rail projects


April 24th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Seeing a huge business opportunity in India's public transport sector, French technology giant Thales is planning to bid for the upcoming metro projects across the ... Read more...

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Railways to take over East-West Metro project


April 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy Monday said that Indian Railways will soon take over the East-West Metro in Kolkata which proposes to connect North 24 Parganas district ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro project to get extended to Ghaziabad


April 7th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 7 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has drawn an ambitious project to extend the Dilshad Garden-Rithala Delhi Metro link to New Bus Stand here in Uttar Pradesh.The ... Read more...

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Rs.5,500-crore for Bangalore infrastructure in state budget


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) The Karnataka budget proposes to spend a whopping Rs.5,500 crore in the ensuing fiscal (2012-13) for addressing the infrastructure woes of India's tech hub, including its ... Read more...

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Karnataka clears second phase of Bangalore Metro project


January 4th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government late Tuesday cleared the second phase of the Bangalore Metro project covering 72 km at an estimated cost of Rs.27,000 crore (Rs.270 billion/$5.1 ... Read more...

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Kerala keen on Sreedharan for Kochi Metro


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) The Kerala government Tuesday said it was keen on former Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan heading the proposed Rs.5,000 crore Kochi Metro project."If he (Sreedharan) says ... 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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Metro Man rides into sunset, to pass baton to Mangu Singh (With Image)


December 30th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) After 15 years of eventful tenure as Delhi Metro chief, E. Sreedharan will hand over the baton to his colleague Mangu Singh Saturday, who oversaw ... Read more...

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Metro Man Sreedharan switches tracks, retires Saturday


December 30th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Fondly termed Metro Man for changing the way Delhiites commute, E. Sreedharan finally hangs up his boots Saturday after an eventful 15-year tenure as Delhi ... Read more...

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We will miss Sreedharan’s services: Dikshit


December 28th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) E. Sreedharan, credited with creating the Delhi Metro network that has changed the way Delhiites travel, retires Saturday as head of Delhi Metro. Chief Minister ... 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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Metro comes to Bangalore


October 20th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) The Metro rail chugged into the IT hub of Bangalore Thursday, promising the beginning of the end of the city's traffic woes and becoming a ... Read more...

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NO CCTVs in court even after May blast (Lead)


September 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) There are no CCTVs in the Delhi High Court complex although Delhi Police had been reprimanded by the same court for security lapses after the ... Read more...

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Kirti Nagar-Ashok Park Metro trial run started


July 14th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Thursday started trial runs on the 3.3-km Kirti Nagar-Ashok Park link which is expected to be opened to the ... Read more...

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Clearance to Ludhiana metro project election stunt: Amarinder


June 24th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh Friday termed the approval of the multi-million-rupee Ludhiana Metro rail project by the ruling Akali Dal-led government an election stunt."The ... Read more...

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Punjab government approves Ludhiana metro project


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) The Punjab cabinet Wednesday approved the detailed project report (DPR) for the proposed Ludhiana Metro Rail project, a state government spokesman said here Wednesday.The cabinet also ... Read more...

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Kochi Metro project to go ahead: Chandy


June 6th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) The much-awaited but long-delayed Rs.3,048 crore (Rs.30.48 billion) Kochi Metro Rail (KMR) project, which is expected to solve the vexed traffic problems in Kerala's commercial capital, ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro’s route may be changed to save greenery


May 29th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) The route of the east-west Kolkata Metro project could be changed to save the city's greenery, Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandopadhyay said Saturday.Speaking after a ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s proposed Metro to link three cities


May 26th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) As major roads in Chandigarh get clogged with ever-increasing traffic, a proposal is gaining ground for a Metro rail here. The Punjab and Haryana governments are ... Read more...

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Kerala polls: UDF promises Re one/kg rice to BPL families


March 25th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Election Manifesto of the Congress led-United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala, which was released today, promised rice at one rupee a kilo for all Below Poverty Line ... Read more...

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Budget evokes mixed response in Kerala


February 28th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 28 (IANS) The general budget proposals for 2011-2012, presented by union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in Lok Sabha Monday, evoked mixed response among political and corporate leaders in Kerala. ... 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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Why no green signal to Kochi Metro, asks minister


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (IANS) Kerala Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M. Vijayakumar Thursday said that it remains a mystery why the central government is not giving the nod for the Kochi Metro project. ... Read more...

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DMRC engineers other Metro projects


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) engineers have been guiding and helping other states in planning and executing their Metro projects, an official said Friday.The Delhi Metro ... Read more...

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Karnataka okays second phase of Bangalore Metro


November 10th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) The Karnataka government late Tuesday approved the second phase of the Bangalore Metro project (51 km) at a cost of a whopping Rs.14,774 crore (Rs.147.74 billion)."The cabinet has ... Read more...

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Haryana invites suggestions for its 2025 plan


October 16th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) The town and country planning (TCP) department in Haryana has invited objections and suggestions for the Gurgaon-Manesar Urban Complex Draft Development Plan-2025, a state government spokesman said here ... Read more...

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Mamata keeps Buddhadeb away from Metro project function


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday kept West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee out of the list of invitees as President Pratibha Patil laid ... Read more...

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