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Delhi Shutdown: Markets closed, but life largely unaffected (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The daylong countrywide bandh called to protest the government's economic measures evoked mixed response in the national capital Thursday with most markets remaining shut, but ... Read more...

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Shorter airport metro services likely to resume (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Delhi's Airport Metro, which was suspended July 8 due to structural faults, might resume services partially between two stations where no faults were detected, but ... Read more...

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‘With power losses of $40 bn, India needs periodic tariff hikes’ (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's power distribution firms have accumulated losses worth a whopping $40 billion, which requires staggered hikes in tariff to ensure their sustainability, a top expert ... Read more...

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Electricity restored almost fully in all regions: Power Grid


August 1st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A day after the biggest blackout in the country, affecting half of India's population, the main distribution company Wednesday said nearly 100 percent of the ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) An massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for close to two hours for the second time in two days, impacting tens of ... Read more...

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Traffic tangles in Delhi after power failure, rains


July 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Traffic in the national capital was severely affected Tuesday after signals stopped functioning following a failure in the Northern Power Grid.Traffic flow, already slow since ... Read more...

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Grid failure again halts Delhi Metro services (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi Metro travellers faced a harrowing time Tuesday afternoon after the entire system stalled when the power supply tripped for the second time ... Read more...

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Grid failure brings Delhi Metro services to a halt


July 31st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Services on all six lines of Delhi Metro were disrupted due to tripping of power supply in the northern power grid for the second day ... Read more...

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Delhi blames neighbouring states for power crisis (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After hours of blackout due to a breakdown of the Northern Grid early Monday, power supply was restored to almost 80 percent areas of Delhi ... Read more...

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VVIP areas blacked out for over two hours


July 30th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) For over two and a half hours the Lutyens' zone in central Delhi, which includes Rastrapati Bhavan and the Prime Minister's House, was blacked out ... Read more...

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80 percent power restored in Delhi


July 30th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After a near-complete blackout following a breakdown of the National Grid in the early hours of Monday, power supply was restored to almost 80 percent ... Read more...

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Power supply hit in north India


July 30th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Power supply in seven states across north India was hit early Monday following a breakdown in the Northern Grid, an official said.Apart from ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro services resume on all lines (Third Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Services on all six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after almost three hours of disruption due to tripping of ... Read more...

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Power failure throws Delhi Metro services out of gear (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in the capital faced a harrowing time Monday morning as services of the Delhi Metro were disrupted due to tripping of power ... Read more...

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Power failure disrupts Delhi Metro services


July 30th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in the Delhi Metro will have a harrowing time Monday morning as services of all the lines of the Metro have been ... Read more...

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Three Metro stations to close for two hours Wednesday


July 25th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Commuter services at three Delhi Metro stations - Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan and Khan Market - will be suspended from two hours Wednesday due ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth to girl on Metro train (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A 27-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl on a Delhi Metro train Sunday morning. This was the first such incident on the Delhi ... 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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Delhi Metro rules out fare hike for now


June 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Thursday said it was not hiking fares for now."At present, there is no decision regarding increase in fares of ... Read more...

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Tremors in Kolkata: Metro services halted, buildings develop cracks (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) People came out of their homes and offices, buildings developed cracks and Metro services were halted Wednesday as twin tremors from the massive earthquake that ... Read more...

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Metro to begin an hour earlier for MCD polls


April 11th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Metro services in the capital will begin an hour earlier from the normal start of 6 a.m. to facilitate the staff deputed for conducting the ... Read more...

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Tremors in Kolkata, Metro services halted


April 11th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) People came out of homes and offices and Metro services were halted Wednesday as tremors from the massive earthquake that hit Indonesia were felt in Kolkata ... Read more...

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Thunder squall disrupts train, Metro services in Kolkata


April 9th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) A thunder squall in Kolkata and its adjoining areas uprooted trees that blocked roads and disrupted train and Metro railways services Monday evening.The squall, which hit ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to begin operations at 2 p.m. on Holi


March 5th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi Metro services will begin operations only at 2 p.m. on Holi Thursday, an official said.Services on the six Metro lines that connect various parts ... Read more...

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Metro technical snag leads to crowds at Rajiv Chowk


February 1st, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Metro services on the Jahangirpuri-Huda City Centre line were interrupted Wednesday evening due to a technical snag leading to large crowds of commuters at the ... Read more...

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Metro services to be curtailed on R-Day


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi Metro services will be partially curtailed during the Republic Day parade Thursday and the beating retreat ceremony Jan 29, an official said.Train schedules of ... Read more...

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Metro services hit in Vaishali (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Delhi Metro services on the Anand Vihar-Vaishali section were affected Monday due to maintenance work, an official said.According to a Delhi Metro official, the frequency ... Read more...

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Metro services hit in Vaishali


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Delhi Metro services on the Anand Vihar-Vaishali section were affected Monday due to maintenance work, an official said.According to a Delhi Metro official, the frequency ... Read more...

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Six dead in Argentina metro, bus collision


September 13th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 13 (IANS) At least six people were killed and over 100 injured when a metro train and a bus collided near the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires ... Read more...

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Snag on Metro’s Gurgaon line affects services, rectified (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Passengers were left stranded as a technical fault hit Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri-Gurgaon line Thursday, resulting in overcrowding at stations. Full services were restored after nearly ... Read more...

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Parking lots to be shut, Metro will run (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Parking lots at Delhi Metro stations will be shut for 24 hours from Sunday afternoon for security reasons related to Independence Day but Metro services ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro services to Ghaziabad begin


July 14th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The much awaited Delhi Metro services from Anand Vihar in east Delhi to Vaishali in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district started Thursday morning, an official said."The ... Read more...

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From Thursday, Ghaziabad gets closer to Delhi


July 13th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delhi Metro will start operations to Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh Thursday morning, with one train plying every three to four minutes during morning and evening ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to reach Mohan Nagar in Ghaziabad


July 12th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 12 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) Tuesday passed a resolution to extend the Anand Vihar-Vaishali line of the Delhi Metro, which opens Thursday, to Mohan Nagar, an ... Read more...

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Metro services to Ghaziabad start Thursday


July 12th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The much awaited Delhi Metro services to Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh will start from Thursday, an official said."The Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) today ... Read more...

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