modes of transport

Millions stranded in Karnataka as bus strike continues


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Millions of people across Karnataka were stranded Friday, as state-run bus services remained crippled for the second day owing to indefinite strike by about 110,000 employees ... Read more...

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Metro trains ran at restricted speed


February 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in the national capital were affected and became edgy Tuesday morning as trains on the city's Metro network ran at slower than ... Read more...

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Creating a roadmap for hassle-free transport in India


December 30th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) With the exponential growth of private vehicles making commuting a nightmare in most Indian cities, experts have come together to form the Transport Research Group of ... Read more...

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Single smart card for different modes of transport launched


December 6th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The national Common Mobility Card that will soon allow seamless and convenient public travel across different modes of transport, including trains and buses, was launched ... Read more...

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Underground Metro more prone to terror attacks: Sreedharan


December 4th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Laying to rest criticism that the elevated Metro had blemished the capital's landscape, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) chief E. Sreedharan said Sunday that the ... Read more...

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Single card planned for ticket-free travel across country


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) A single rechargeable pre-paid card would soon allow commuters across the country to travel by various modes of transport without the hassle of buying separate ... Read more...

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Four day conference on efficient cities and transportation


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Seeking ways to make cities undergoing rapid urbanization livable, clean, energy efficient and sustainable, a four-day conference would be held here with participation from technology ... Read more...

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Kerala Tourism ties up with Zapak Games to market state


November 5th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 5 (IANS) Kerala Tourism has tied up with India's largest gaming company, Zapak, to launch an interactive online game to unfold the state's tourism destinations to gamers around ... Read more...

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Goa port blames Kamat’s ministry for illegal ore export


October 11th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 11 (IANS) The authorities at Goa's only major port have said it was up to the state government agencies, especially the mines department headed by Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Ensure safety and security in the seas: PM


October 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Calling for increasing Indian control over its maritime activity to ensure safety and security on the seas, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said India's maritime ... Read more...

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Thousands reach Kashmir base camps for Amarnath Yatra (Second Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 28 (IANS) Over 5,000 pilgrims Tuesday reached the Baltal base camp in north Kashmir and another 2,000 poured into south Kashmir's Nunwan base camp Pahalgam resort town ... Read more...

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Anti-endosulfan shutdown hits normal life in Kerala


April 29th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Apr 29(ANI): Activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) demonstrated in Kerala's Kochi district on Friday seeking a countrywide ban on endosulfan pesticide by the Central ... Read more...

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Environment group hails tax hike on diesel cars


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Wednesday hailed the Delhi governments' decision to increase tax on diesel vehicles by 25 percent saying that ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Airport Metro makes you fly, marvel passengers


March 9th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Mohammad Kamil, a 42-year-old non-resident Indian returning from Saudi Arabia, is in complete awe of the Metro Express that takes one from the New Delhi ... Read more...

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Blueline buses to breath their last in June 2012 (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday sealed the fate of privately-run Blueline buses, blamed for innumerable accidents on the capital's roads, by saying the government should ... Read more...

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221 mn Chinese travelled by train during spring festival


February 28th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) A whopping 221 million people travelled by train during China's spring festival, which is also the largest migration of people anywhere in the world.The railway ministry Monday said ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro completes eight years, plans more trains


December 24th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Delhi Metro, which is rapidly becoming the lifeline of the capital carrying some 16 lakh passengers daily, completed eight years in operation Friday with plans afoot ... Read more...

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London flights cancelled due to snow


December 19th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Major Indian carriers Sunday announced the cancellation of their flights to and from London following the closure of London's Heathrow airport due to heavy snow. "Due to persistent ... Read more...

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Huge crowds on Delhi Metro due to Games


October 5th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Jam-packed coaches, pushing and shoving and sometimes the doors not closing due to the rush... Travelling on Delhi Metro is getting difficult due to the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Metro rail is an effective system of transport: President Patil


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday said in a city, the metro rail is an effective system of transport, giving people a convenient, comfortable and an affordable mode ... Read more...

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Strike hits air, road traffic, disrupts life in Bengal


September 7th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted, with air and road traffic severely hit, in most parts of West Bengal Tuesday due to a one-day nationwide shutdown called by nine ... Read more...

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Technical snag on Metro leaves passengers stranded


September 5th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Hundreds of people were stranded for over an hour at several Metro stations Sunday evening on the Vishwavidyalaya-Central Secretariat line due to a technical snag, eyewitnesses said. ... Read more...

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Curfew reimposed in tense Srinagar


August 31st, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 31 (ANI): Curfew has been reimposed in the Kashmir Valley after the killing of teenager Irshad Ahmad Parray of Anantnag in police firing on Monday evening.Parray, 11, was killed ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in parts of Kashmir Valley


August 30th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 30 (ANI): Curfew remained clamped in parts of the Kashmir Valley in view of a shutdown call given by the separatists.The hardline faction of Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali ... Read more...

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Curfew clamped in Srinagar, restrictions imposed in three towns


August 25th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug.25 (ANI): Curfew has been clamped in some parts of Srinagar and restrictions imposed in Bijbehara, Anantnag and Budgam towns following protests and a strike called by the separatists in the ... Read more...

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Delhi government quizzed on road lanes for cycle-rickshaws


August 18th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday questioned the Delhi government on the steps taken for earmarking exclusive lanes for non-motorised modes of transport, including cycle-rickshaws. A division bench of ... Read more...

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Special traffic management plan for Delhi during C’Wealth Games


July 27th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): The Delhi Traffic Police has drawn up a detailed Traffic management Plan for managing traffic during Commonwealth Games-2010 to be held in the national capital, the Government ... Read more...

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Queen’s baton arrives in Shillong (With Image)


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 21 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games Wednesday reached Meghalaya capital Shillong amid much fanfare. Earlier, the baton was ceremonially received by Deputy Chief Minister B.M. ... Read more...

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Queen’s Baton Relay enters Uttarakhand from Himachal


July 6th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 6 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games entered Uttarakhand Tuesday after a three-day trip through Himachal Pradesh, an organiser said. "Hundreds of schoolchildren, sportspersons and people gathered ... Read more...

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Queen’s Baton Relay reaches Shimla


July 5th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 5 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games Monday reached Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla amid fanfare, an organiser said here. The baton was received by Hamirpur MP and ... Read more...

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Queen’s baton in Himachal (Lead)


July 4th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 4 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games Sunday reached Himachal Pradesh amid jubilant scenes. But a motorcyclist who was part of the convoy accompanying it was ... Read more...

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Queen’s baton to enter Himachal Sunday


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) The Queen's baton for the 2010 Commonwealth Games is set to enter Himachal Pradesh Sunday, an organiser said Saturday. "The Queen's Baton Relay will reach Mehatapur town in Una ... Read more...

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Elaborate security arrangements at Amritsar and Attari


June 24th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 24 (IANS) Punjab police have made elaborate security arrangements in this holy city to ensure the safety of Commonwealth Games (CWG) Queen's Baton Relay that will enter India via the ... Read more...

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8. On-call rickshaws, with frills, proposed for Games


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The humble cycle rickshaw could jazz up for the Commonwealth Games, complete with a driver-cum-tourist guide, newspapers and fruit juices. Around 1,000 battery-operated rickshaws ... Read more...

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Centre constitutes Committee to prepare new transport policy


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): The Union Government on Monday set up a high level National Transport Development Policy Committee to create a policy environment that encourages competitive pricing coordination between alternative ... Read more...

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