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Delhi Metro to train recruits for Gurgaon metro


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will start a special training programme for recruits selected to man Gurgaon's Metro stations that will become operational by April 2013, an ... 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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Woman jumps off Delhi metro station


August 27th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman committed suicide Monday morning by leaping off an elevated metro station here onto the road below, police said.Karishma Narang, a teacher in ... Read more...

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Will continue protest outside PM residence: Kejriwal (Second Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Soon after he was released from police detention, anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal said they would continue to protest outside the residences of prime minister, ... Read more...

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Six Delhi Metro stations to stay open


August 26th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The six metro stations which were ordered to be shut Sunday in view of protests outside the prime minister's residence, will remain open, a ... Read more...

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Kejriwal, other anti-corruption activists detained, released (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Several anti-corruption activists, including Arvind Kejriwal, were detained but later released when they tried to stage a protest outside the residences of the prime ... Read more...

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Kejriwal calls for protests against Congress, BJP


August 25th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Former Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal accused both Congress and BJP of looting Rs.1.85 lakh crore through the allocation of coal blocks to private ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Six metro stations to shut Sunday


August 24th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Six Delhi Metro stations around Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence will be shut Sunday as activist Arvind Kejriwal has called for a protest there, ... Read more...

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Delhi on high alert ahead of I-Day


August 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A day ahead of Independence Day, Delhi was Tuesday put on high alert with more than 6,000 security personnel being deployed at the Red Fort, ... Read more...

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Parking at Metro stations closed from Tuesday


August 13th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Vehicle parking at Delhi Metro stations will be closed from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon as part of security measures for Independence Day (Aug 15)."The ... Read more...

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It is Fortress Delhi ahead of I-Day


August 12th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Around 6,000 security force personnel, including commandos, are being deployed in the national capital ahead of the Independence Day, especially in and around the Red ... Read more...

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Metro to construct nine power receiving sub-stations


August 5th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) To augment power supply for Phase III and strengthen four existing sub-stations, Delhi Metro will be constructing nine new power receiving sub-stations (RSS), an official ... Read more...

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


July 31st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for almost two hours for the second time in two days and forced services to ... 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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Grid failure for 300 million people across India


July 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Monday morning was not good for about 300 million people across India. Airports, railway stations, hospitals and metro stations were al thrown off balance because of ... Read more...

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


July 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) An unprecedented power outage crippled Delhi Metro for an hour and seriously disrupted services for another two hours, impacting tens of thousands of passengers in ... 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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Height of Metro platform railings raised to check suicides


July 26th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In an effort to prevent suicide attempts at the elevated Metro stations, the Delhi Metro after a month long survey is raising the height of ... Read more...

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Pranab visits Rajghat, other memorials before taking oath


July 25th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi by visiting their memorial before being sworn in as ... 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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Water on Delhi Metro tracks causes hold-up


July 21st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Commuters on the Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri-Gurgaon line were left stranded when water seeped onto the tracks at a section between the INA market and Jor ... Read more...

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With rising ridership, Delhi Metro to have more gates


June 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With commuter volumes crossing the two million mark on six days in June alone this year, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) proposes to upgrade ... Read more...

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Check tobacco promotion, sales: Voluntary group to FSSAI


June 20th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) An anti-tobacco voluntary group Wednesday sought intervention of India's food safety authority to check promotion and sales of tobacco products in the country as part ... Read more...

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Tobacco shops at IGI airport sans health warnings: NGO


June 11th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) An anti-tobacco advocacy group has drawn the attention of the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) to some shops at the airport selling tobacco products without ... Read more...

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Technical snag hits Delhi Metro


June 8th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A technical snag hit Delhi Metro's blue line stretch between Dwarka and Noida City Centre stations Friday, leading to massive crowds in trains and metro ... Read more...

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NDMA to conduct mock earthquake drill next year


June 6th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will conduct a mock earthquake exercise in February 2013 in Panchkula, Chandigarh, Mohali, Shimla and adjoining areas, a senior official ... Read more...

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Tobacco ads everywhere, why isolate Metro: DMRC


June 6th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Reacting to a letter by an anti-tobacco advocacy group on display of tobacco advertisements at various Metro stations in the capital, the Delhi Metro Rail ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide at Delhi Metro station (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A 31-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping before a Metro at the Tilak Nagar station here Monday, officials said. This is the fifth such ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide at Delhi metro station


June 4th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A 31-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping on the track at the Tilak Nagar Metro station here Monday, officials said."The incident took place around 9.58 ... Read more...

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Remove tobacco ads from Metro: NGO tells DMRC


June 1st, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) An anti-tobacco advocacy group, raising concern over display of tobacco product advertisements in Delhi Metro, has asked the DMRC chief to take them off."Indirect/surrogate advertisements ... Read more...

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Frenzied Kolkata fans fete Knight Riders, Shah Rukh (Roundup)


May 29th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) An estimated 150,000 lakh fans lustily cheered on the roads and at the historic Eden Gardens as the city virtually came to a standstill to ... Read more...

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Federal Bank to sell Bangalore metro rail tickets


May 29th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) Leading private sector bank Federal Bank Ltd Monday tied up with the state-run Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) for automatic fare collection at 13 ... Read more...

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Fourth suicide at Delhi Metro premises in 6 days (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A 22-year-old youth committed suicide by jumping from an elevated Delhi Metro station here Tuesday, police said, in the fourth such incident on the network ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to induct 8-coach trains on two busy corridors


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Passengers on two Delhi Metro lines which connect the capital with the satellite towns of Noida and Gurgaon and which are seeing ever-increasing ridership can ... 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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