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UP traders claim bandh a success, to keep up protests (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide strike called by opposition parties Thursday evoked a mixed response in Uttar Pradesh. While many shops and business establishments opened post lunch, normal life ... Read more...

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‘Bring Shimla’s last heritage train back on track’ (Letter from Shimla) (With Image)


August 12th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 12 (IANS) Heritage lovers hope the railways will keep its promise of bringing Shimla's last heritage train - a deluxe rail motor car that has been stabled as ... 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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Akhilesh offers sops for prisoners of emergency


May 1st, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday announced a host of facilities for people who were arrested during the emergency in 1975-77. He also announced plans ... Read more...

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Himachal rail line reopens after seven months


March 31st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 31 (IANS) Rail traffic on the Pathankot-Jogindernagar narrow gauge line in Himachal Pradesh was restored Saturday after seven months of closure, a railway official said.The rail traffic had ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clear sky in Delhi, sunny day ahead


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) After braving a series of foggy and chilly days, Delhi got its share of bright and sunny weather Monday morning with the met department forecasting ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Thick fog in cold Delhi, commuters hit


January 19th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Delhiites braved another chilly morning Thursday as the minimum temperature dipped to 4.8 degrees Celsius, two degrees below the average for the season, and commuters ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Thick fog envelops chilly Delhi, commuters hit


January 18th, 2012 - 3:11 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 and disruption in trains and flights. ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to add 800 lifts and escalators


January 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will install 800 more lifts and escalators at Metro stations for easy and hassle free movement of commuters, a ... Read more...

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Fog hits commuters, light rain likely on New Year’s Day (Second Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The capital had a foggy morning Saturday, affecting air and rail traffic, but a clear day throughout. The Met Office has forecast a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fog hits air, rail traffic in Delhi (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) It was a foggy Saturday morning in the capital as Delhiites geared up to welcome the New Year. The thick blanket of fog wreaked havoc ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cold day for capital, fog hits train services (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) It was a cold day with chilly winds for Delhiites Thursday, with thick fog in the morning making way for pleasant sunshine later in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Slight rise in Delhi temperature, fog disrupts trains


December 27th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A slight rise in the minimum temperature early Tuesday morning gave relief to the residents of Delhi, experiencing extreme cold conditions for the past few ... Read more...

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Chilly day in Delhi, fog hits trains (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) It was a cold day for Delhiites Monday, with mercury staying five notches below average at 3.4 degrees Celsius. A dense morning fog disrupted train ... Read more...

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North India shivers, fog hits rail traffic (Roundup)


December 26th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A severe cold wave tightened its grip over north India Monday, with mercury settling at 3.4 degrees Celsius in Delhi, and Leh town of Kashmir ... Read more...

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Delhi records coldest day in 5 years, hits rail traffic (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Delhi experienced its coldest day in five years as the minimum temperature dropping to 2.9 degrees Celsius, five degrees below average, early on Christmas day ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chilly day in Delhi, dense fog hits train traffic (Second Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) With chilly winds gusting through the day and temperatures dipping below average, it was a cold Friday in Delhi as dense fog continued to hit ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts train services in Delhi, flights unaffected (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A fog blanket over large parts of northern India hit railway traffic, delaying 50 trains, but air traffic was largely unaffected."There is a heavy backlog ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts train services in Delhi (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A foggy Wednesday morning gave way to a clear day in Delhi, but not before delaying 50 trains.The weather condition in Delhi is better, but ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fog disrupts train services in Delhi (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A foggy Wednesday morning gave way to a clear day in Delhi, but not before delaying 50 trains.The weather condition in Delhi is better, but ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Why proposed heritage site damaged, asks Himachal court


December 21st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 21 (IANS) Concerned over the damage to a railway bridge, once proposed to be declared a UNESCO heritage site, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has summoned officials of ... Read more...

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Fire destroys 108-year-old railway station


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kandaghat (Himachal Pradesh), May 3 (IANS) A heritage railway station made entirely of wood and built by the British in 1903 was gutted in a fire here early Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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Jat agitation continues, want talks with centre


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Hisar, Mar.22 (ANI): Jat protesters demanding reservation for the community in government jobs are likely to hold another round of talks with the Centre on the issue even as the agitation continues ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Railways want security before reconstruction work in Kashmir


August 19th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 19 (IANS) The railways has apologised to the Jammu and Kashmir government for the delay in reconstructing stations and tracks damaged during the trouble in the Valley, an official said, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Railways suspend operations in Kashmir


August 4th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian Railways suspended its operations in the Kashmir Valley for an indefinite period after violent mobs burnt railway stations and targeted tracks in some towns, officials said ... Read more...

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Haryana launches helpline for flood victims


July 7th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) Haryana Wednesday launched a helpline in Ambala district, where incessant rainfall in the last three days has led to a "flood-like situation". "Besides helpline number 0171-2530401, people can ... Read more...

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Trains again delayed in Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana


July 7th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) Hundreds of passengers were Wednesday stranded at railway stations in Chandigarh and in various towns in Punjab and Haryana with heavy rains leading to trains being delayed or ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Heavy rain disrupts rail, road traffic in Haryana, Punjab (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Hundreds of harried passengers were stranded at railway stations in Punjab and Haryana Tuesday as many trains were cancelled or delayed due to excessive rains. Road and ... Read more...

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Rains hit rail services in Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana (Lead)


July 6th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) Rail services in Punjab, Haryana and the joint capital Chandigarh were hit and many arterial roads waterlogged as moderate to heavy rainfall lashed most parts of the region ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Heritage walk to spread awareness about Kalka-Shimla railway line


July 5th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, July 5 (ANI): A group of officers and employees of Indian Railways on Sunday began a three-day walk to create public awareness about the Kalka-Shimla railway line in Himachal Pradesh, a ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Three-member committee to probe New Delhi Railway Station mishap


May 18th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): A day after the stampede at the New Delhi Railway Station that claimed two lives and left 15 others injured, Ministry of Railways has formed a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sunday to be foggy (Lead)


January 30th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The weather in the national capital was pleasant Saturday even as a shallow fog enveloped the city early morning, giving the weatherman enough indications to predict another ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fog disrupts air, rail services in Delhi (Second lead)


January 27th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A thick layer of fog blanketed the national capital for almost 16 hours bringing down the general visibility to near zero Wednesday, disrupting over 100 flights and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dense fog engulfs capital, hits air, rail services again


January 27th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Dense fog blanketed the national capital again Wednesday, dropping visibility to nearly zero, disrupting over 100 flights and delaying at least 30 trains, while many were rescheduled ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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