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PM hails Sushil Kumar; railways rewards him Rs.75 lakh (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Sunday congratulated wrestler Sushil Kumar for winning a silver medal at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Railways announce Rs.75 lakh award for Sushil Kumar


August 12th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) The Indian Railways Sunday announced a cash award of Rs.75 lakh for Sushil Kumar, who bagged a silver in the 66kg freestyle wrestling contest at ... Read more...

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Powerless again, Northern and Eastern Grid break down (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Large parts of north and east India went without power Tuesday as the Northern Grid and sections of the Eastern and Northeastern Grid broke down, ... Read more...

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Power failure cripples railways; 500 trains, 1.5 lakh passengers hit


July 30th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Around 1.5 lakh passengers in 300 trains suffered delays as the power grid failure crippled operations across eight divisions of the northern railway Monday, while ... Read more...

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Three dead as Doon Express derails, Mamata hints at sabotage (Third Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi/Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Three people were killed Thursday when 11 coaches of the Dehradun-bound Doon Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district, the railway ministry said even ... Read more...

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Dehradun-Howrah Express derails in Uttar Pradesh


May 31st, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Five coaches of the Dehradun-Howrah Express derailed at Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh, railway officials said here Thursday."Five coaches of the Dehradun-Howrah Express have derailed. We don't ... Read more...

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Peaceniks counter ULFA with volleyball


April 6th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 6 (IANS) To counter the anti-talk faction of the ULFA which marks its raising day Saturday, former rebels are organising a two-day volleyball tournament.The raising day will be ... Read more...

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Metro commuters to get tips on safe travel


February 20th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With a few freak accidents reported on the Delhi Metro recently, hundreds of volunteers will now be deployed at various stations to give tips on ... Read more...

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Fog subsides, chill continues in Delhi (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhiites experienced another cold day as bone-chilling icy winds continued to sweep the city with the temperatures remaining below average Saturday. But heavy fog ... Read more...

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Fog, chilly winds envelop capital, over 200 flights disrupted (Third Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday, seriously disrupting train and air traffic, while icy winds through the day left people shivering and praying for the ... Read more...

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Fog, chilly winds envelop capital, traffic hit (Second Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday, seriously disrupting train and air traffic, while icy winds through the day left people shivering and praying for the ... Read more...

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North India reels under severe cold, dense fog (Roundup)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped many parts of northern India, including the national capital, affecting road, rail and air traffic and adding to commuters' woes as temperatures ... Read more...

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Fog grips Delhi; air, rail traffic hit (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday morning, wreaking havoc on commuters as many trains and flights were cancelled or delayed while vehicles moved at a ... Read more...

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Fog hits air, rail traffic in cold Delhi (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Delhi shivered Thursday as the temperature dipped to 4.8 degrees Celsius, two degrees below average, and chilly winds blew through the day. A dense morning ... Read more...

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Thick fog in Delhi hits flights, trains services (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Thick fog enveloped the capital Wednesday morning and commuters struggled to travel in reduced visibility with slow vehicular movement. Thirtyfive trains and eight flights were ... Read more...

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Krishna flies to Jaffna to assist ethnic Tamils


January 18th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 18 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday flew from by chopper to Kilinochchi on way to Jaffna in the northern province of Sri Lanka to meet ... Read more...

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India to fund development projects in Lanka (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) India will extend financial assistance to Sri Lanka in restoring livelihoods of the ethnic Tamils and reviving the economy in the northern region of the island ... Read more...

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Fire crackers help railways deal with fog


January 8th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) In these high-tech times, Indian Railways continues to rely on the age-old practice of bursting fire crackers on tracks to alert train drivers during dense ... Read more...

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Krishna to visit Sri Lanka Jan 16


January 7th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will leave here Jan 16 on a three-day visit to Sri Lanka during which he will discuss the progress in ... Read more...

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Cloudy weather in Delhi, possibility of rain


January 7th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The capital saw cloudy weather Saturday morning, with the possibility of rain. The minimum temperature was recorded at 12.5 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal, ... Read more...

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Foggy day, train services disrupted


January 5th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The capital witnessed a cold day with rail services being disrupted due to dense fog in the morning. The met department has forecast rain later ... Read more...

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Fog affects 100 train services in Delhi (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A light blanket of fog enveloped the national through the day Wednesday, affecting close to 100 train services. The met office has forecast rain Thursday. ... Read more...

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Fog hits rail, air traffic in Delhi (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Rail and air services were affected in the capital Tuesday morning due to the heavy fog.According to the Northern Railway website, 57 trains were affected ... Read more...

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Fog hits rail, air traffic in Delhi (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Rail and air services were affected in the capital Tuesday morning due to the heavy fog that enveloped the city.According to the Northern Railway website, ... Read more...

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Mercury rises in Delhi, foggy day ahead (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) It was a cloudy and pleasant Monday morning in the capital with the minimum temperature rising to 11.6 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal.The weather ... Read more...

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Trains, flights disrupted as fog blinds Delhi (Second Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Dense fog in the capital Friday led to low visibility, adversely hampering road, rail and air services. Chilly winds blew across the city with the ... Read more...

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Dense fog affects road, rail, air traffic (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Delhi woke up to dense fog Friday morning and the resultant low visibility hampered road, rail and air traffic affecting commuters adversely. Chilly winds blew ... Read more...

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Fog affects 47 trains (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A thick layer of fog enveloping the capital Thursday morning hit hard rail traffic with 32 trains cancelled and 15 delayed. Air traffic, however, remained ... Read more...

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Slight rise in Delhi temperature, fog disrupts trains (Second Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Reeling under intense cold for the past few days, Delhi's residents got some respite Tuesday with a slight rise in the minimum temperature. The Met ... Read more...

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North India shivers as winter chill continues (Roundup)


December 27th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A severe cold wave continued in north India Tuesday, with Delhi shivering at 4.1 degrees Celsius, and the Dal Lake freezing in Srinagar. Fog played ... Read more...

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Slight rise in Delhi temperature, fog disrupts trains (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Reeling under intense cold for the past few days, Dehi's residents got some respite Tuesday with a slight rise in the minimum temperature. The Met ... Read more...

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Snowless but bone-chilling Christmas in north India (Roundup)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Snowfall eluded north India this Christmas despite bone-chilling cold, with sub-zero temperatures in several places. It was the coldest Christmas in Delhi in the ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts trains, flights (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) With the capital shivering on the season's coldest day at 3.3 degrees Celsius Saturday, morning fog disrupted train services in the capital. "While over 40 ... Read more...

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Fog in Delhi hits rail traffic (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Dense fog in Delhi Friday morning affected train service and 35 trains were running late, officials said. Air traffic, however, remained unaffected.According to the northern ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts flights, trains in chilly Delhi (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Despite a slight respite from three days of heavy fog, around 70 trains got delayed due to poor visibility in Delhi which experienced a chilly ... Read more...

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