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Delhi Metro tries to curb suicides at stations


September 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Delhi Metro, with the help of an NGO, has launched a public service initiative to reduce suicide bids at its stations.Metro staff, those on the ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro mock drill hits commuters (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Metro commuters had a harrowing time Saturday with train services remaining disrupted for nearly an hour due to mock drills at 11 stations."The drill ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro mock drills hit commuters


July 28th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Metro passengers had a harrowing time Saturday with the train services remaining disrupted for nearly an hour due to mock drill at 11 stations."The ... Read more...

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Mock drills at 11 Delhi Metro stations Saturday


July 27th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi Disaster Management Authority will Saturday conduct mock drills at 11 Delhi Metro stations to check if the staff are ready to deal with ... Read more...

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Mock drills at six Metro stations


February 13th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Delhi Metro will conduct a drill at six busy stations Wednesday to check if its staff is ready to deal with disasters. Passengers have been ... Read more...

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Human error caused China metro accident: Report


September 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) Human error caused the collision of two metro trains in Shanghai that left over 250 people injured, a media report said Thursday.The accident took place Tuesday ... Read more...

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Sreedharan inspects metro extension to Ghaziabad


June 16th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) managing director E. Sreedharan Thursday inspected the extension of the metro line from Anand Vihar to Vaishali, which links the ... Read more...

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Auto strike, Metro ’snag’ hit Delhiites


May 20th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It was double trouble for hundreds of commuters in Delhi Friday. Anguished by the auto-rickshaw strike on a hot day, they also had a ... Read more...

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Thief who got on Shanghai metro train roof held


April 26th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 26 (IANS) A Chinese man who stole from passengers in the Shanghai Metro tried to flee by climbing on to the train roof Tuesday morning, halting train operations ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro staff beat up commuter


April 14th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) A passenger was allegedly beaten up by the customer care staff of the Delhi Metro here after an altercation, police said Thursday. Metro officials said ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro changes new helpline number


December 28th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Within two days of issuing a new helpline number, Delhi Metro was asked by telecom authorities to change it to "155370," according to an official. The Metro ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to get new helpline number


December 26th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Delhi Metro is all set to get a new helpline number to provide better and improved customer care services, an official said Sunday.The new 24-hour helpline number, ... Read more...

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Men travelling in Delhi Metro coach thrashed


November 26th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon (Haryana), Nov.26 (ANI): The Gurgaon Police thrashed men travelling in the ladies coach of the Metro in Gurgaon on Friday.The Delhi Metro reserves one coach in each train for women ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro boss transferred for derailment


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) The Kolkata Metro Railway general manager Amar Nath was Friday transferred, two days after two coaches of the country's first underground railway system derailed inside a tunnel.Amar ... Read more...

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Journalists roughed up by Delhi Metro staff


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A ride on the inaugural train on the Central Secretariat-Qutub Minar stretch Friday turned out to be a bitter experience for two journalists as they were allegedly ... Read more...

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Round-the-clock training for new Delhi Metro staff


August 15th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Delhi Metro has started round-the-clock training of its new recruits who will be deployed during the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games, an official said Sunday. "Additional night sessions ... Read more...

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Minor fire at Delhi Metro station delays service (Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A minor fire broke out at the Rajiv Chowk Metro station Tuesday after the overhead lines repeatedly tripped, disrupting metro services for a while. No one was ... Read more...

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Indian student beaten up in Melbourne station


May 24th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 24 (ANI): Another Indian student was beaten on a platform at Flinders St station in Melbourne.A commuter in the darkened section of the station hit the Indian student around ... Read more...

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Games effect: Metro officials to pick up Brit accent


May 14th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) If you come across a Delhi Metro official greeting you in English with a clipped British accent, don't be surprised! It's probably a newly acquired ... Read more...

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Thousands hit by Delhi Metro mock drill


March 26th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Delhi Metro conducted exercises in four busy stations to check the response time in the event of a terrorist attack but the nearly half-hour drill hit ... Read more...

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Mock drills to check alertness during terror attacks


March 25th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) To check the preparedness of Delhi Metro staff and security agencies in the event of terror attacks, mock drills will be conducted at four Metro stations Friday. The ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro services return to normal (Lead)


February 8th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro services were back to normal after a disruption of 45 minute following a technical snag in a train at Kirti Nagar Metro station Monday. The ... Read more...

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Metro passengers stranded as sparks cause technical snag


February 8th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro services along a route were hit Monday evening and thousands of passengers were stranded at stations as well as in trains for over 45 minutes ... Read more...

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Metro train stalls again, commuters stuck (Lead)


November 21st, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Dwarka to Noida line went haywire Saturday morning till noon. Hundreds of passengers where stuck when power supply failed. Consequently after long delays many commuters ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Metro to increase awareness amongst commuters


December 31st, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will observe an awareness week Jan 1-7 for safe use of elevators and escalators by its commuters across stations."Watch your step ... Read more...

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Commuters can now call Delhi Metro for complaints


December 23rd, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has started a 24-hour online customer care cell to cater to public queries and complaints. “Commuters can now call on the ... Read more...

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Woman jumps from Delhi Metro station, survives


October 12th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A young woman student allegedly attempted suicide by jumping from a Delhi Metro station in west Delhi Sunday afternoon, officials said.The victim, identified as Annu Sharma, who ... Read more...

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High ridership for metro, but Monday blues for commuters


September 8th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Yet another Monday morning, yet another ride of push and pull and overcrowded metro to board for work. As evident from the statistics, the Delhi metro gets ... Read more...

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Two held for peeing at Delhi Metro station


April 28th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Two men have been arrested for allegedly peeing at a Delhi Metro station, creating ruckus and manhandling security officials in a drunken state, officials here said Monday. ... Read more...

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Mock terror drill at Delhi metro stations


February 14th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The first-ever mock drill was conducted within the premises of the Delhi Metro railway stations, to train the staff against a possible attack by terrorists. The drill was ... Read more...

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