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Travel Bangalore-Mysore on country’s longest bus


September 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Tuesday introduced the country's longest bus, at 14.5 metres and including a pantry and toilet facilities, to ply the 130 km between the state capital ... Read more...

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Gurdwara gunshots heard in phone calls for help


August 16th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 16 (IANS) Sounds of gunshots can be heard in some calls made to the police from worshippers hiding in a Sikh gurdwara here when Wade Michael ... Read more...

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Gurdwara chief braveheart who went down fighting


August 7th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Satwant Singh Kaleka, the president of the gurdwara in Milwaukee suburb, stood up to the rampaging white supremacist with a knife and fought to the very ... Read more...

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Gurdwara chief, priests among US shooting victims


August 6th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Officials investigating Sunday's shooting at a Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, have declined to release the names of the victims, but media reports have pieced ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey sells Chicago apartment


July 19th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 19 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has sold her apartment in Chicago, Illinois, for $2.75 million.The 58-year-old's Streeterville-area apartment was sold Tuesday, reports contactmusic.com. Six years ... Read more...

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Railways to have better catering: Trivedi


March 14th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) In a bid to provide better catering services in a hygienic environment, the railways will start pilot projects involving international catering companies in premium trains, ... Read more...

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MPs criticise railways’ catering services


November 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Expressing concern over catering services of the Indian Railways, many parliament members Monday demanded new lines, trains, extension of routes, increase in frequency of ... Read more...

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Alert train driver prevents tragedy


August 6th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 6 (IANS) An alert engine driver averted a major tragedy after a fire broke out in a train carrying pilgrims in this Uttar Pradesh district Saturday, ... Read more...

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35 dead, 150 injured as train derails in Uttar Pradesh


July 10th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) About 35 people were killed dead and at least 150 injured Sunday noon as 14 coaches of a speeding Kalka-bound train derailed in Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Make trains rat-free, Congress leader requests Mamata


May 7th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A Mumbai-based Congress leader Saturday requested Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee to take immediate steps to remove rats and insects causing problems of hygiene and ... Read more...

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Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani catches fire, passengers safe (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bhopal/Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Passengers of three coaches of the Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express which caught fire near Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam town early Monday, had a miraculous escape with only one ... Read more...

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Rajdhani passengers recall scary experience


April 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) It was a miraculous escape for passengers of three coaches of the Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express that caught fire near Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh early Monday. ... Read more...

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Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani catches fire, all safe (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bhopal, April 18 (IANS) Three coaches of the Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express caught fire near Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh early Monday, officials said. A passenger sustained minor injuries.An official of ... Read more...

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Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani catches fire, one injured


April 18th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) A passenger was injured when three bogies, including the pantry car, of the Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express caught fire near Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh early Monday, ... Read more...

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iPhone app that scans away male shopping incompetence!


April 8th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 8 (ANI): Here's a new iPhone application that scans away the sheer incompetence of males when it comes to shopping.Scan2List, from Sydney-based partners Tim Stanford and Kate Cass, removes virtually ... Read more...

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Dannii Minogue advises women ‘to stop trying and start delegating’


March 21st, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 21 (ANI): 'X Factor' judge Dannii Minogue has advised working women to stop from stressing themselves with household works.She urged them to 'stop trying and - where you can ... Read more...

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Eating more fish ‘can ensure better bone health for astronauts’


December 1st, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Astronauts, when in space, are vulnerable to bone loss, which can cause fractures or breaks. However, a simple change in diet could mitigate that risk - eat more ... Read more...

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20 robbers loot cash from train


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 1 (IANS) About 20 robbers looted cash and other articles from the Saptkranti Express train in Ghaziabad, police officials said Monday.The incident occurred 3.30 p.m. over Hindon river.The police said ... Read more...

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Worker caught for stealing from CWG office


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A man, who stole memory sticks from the office of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee CEO Jarnail Singh has been arrested, police said Friday."Umesh, who worked as a ... Read more...

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Why is obesity so prevalent?


August 9th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): Despite fad diets and 'fat-free' healthy foods, why is the world in the grip of an obesity epidemic?Quattrin, who is testing an innovative program for preventing and treating ... Read more...

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Three-tier security for Cameron


July 29th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Three-tier security arrangements have been made at the Taj Mahal Hotel here where British Prime Minister David Cameron is staying during his two-day visit to India, ... Read more...

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Special train to run during Games


July 19th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 19 (IANS) A new and attractively designed Shatabdi Express will run between New Delhi and this Uttar Pradesh city during the Commonwealth Games, railway authorities said here Monday. The special train ... Read more...

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Railways reviewing policy on catering services on trains


April 30th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Concerned with the low quality of food served on trains, the government Friday said it is reviewing its policy on catering services. "For bringing about overall improvement in ... Read more...

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Archaeologists to embark on investigation into Shakespeare’s later life


March 11th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11(ANI): Archaeologists are all set to start a ground-breaking investigation into Shakespeare's later life in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK.According to a report in Response Source, the archaeological dig will take place at ... Read more...

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Woman chases bra tuna thief while carrying catheter bag along!


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Queensland, Feb 2 (ANI): An Australian woman is said to have chased a burglar out of her house while carrying her catheter bag at the same time.Anne Senior, 61, revealed she was ... Read more...

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Healthy food choices possible on a budget


January 9th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Fast food may be a less healthy option but many prefer it as it is easier on the wallet. The general opinion is that it is not possible ... Read more...

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Shootout on train in Gujarat, one dead


October 4th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara (Gujarat), Oct 4 (IANS) A shootout on a packed running train in Gujarat following a tiff between a passenger and a rail staffer over bill payment left a youth dead and ... Read more...

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Chidambaram flags off Chennai- New Delhi Duronto Express


September 21st, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Sep 21 (ANI): Union Home Minster P. Chidambaram flagged off the super fast Duronto Express train between Chennai and New Delhi on Monday.This is the second Duronto Express in the ... Read more...

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Now, two trains a day to tourist hotspot Digha


June 6th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday announced two pairs of daily trains between Howrah and Digha, a popular coastal hotspot in West Bengal that she aims to transform into ... Read more...

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Anand Mahadevan’s novel inspired by 1987 train siege (With Image)


May 24th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Anand Mahadevan moved to the US from India when he was 17. But Tamil Nadu, where he grew up, stayed with him like a snapshot ... Read more...

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Patna-bound Rajdhani Express avoids fatal mishap


March 21st, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 21 (ANI): A major accident was averted in the wee hours of Saturday morning, when the Patna-bound Rajdhani Express came to a sudden halt after pantry car ... Read more...

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Oz woman who gave cheating hubby crushed glass sandwiches avoids jail


October 1st, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 1 (ANI): Despite admitting to having put crushed glass in her estranged husbands sandwiches, an Australian woman has avoided jail. Lynette Margaret Quessy, 50, of Sandy Bay in Tasmania ... Read more...

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Mystery shrouds death of woman in fall from moving train


July 7th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Mystery shrouds the death of a 30-year-old woman who fell from a moving train on the outskirts of Kanpur Sunday. Government Railway Police (GRP) officials claimed that the ... Read more...

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Indian Railways probe Brahmaputra Mail mishap


December 10th, 2007 - 11:16 pm ICT by admin
Siliguri (West Bengal), Dec 10 (ANI): The Indian Railways has started an inquiry to ascertain the exact cause of the Sunday night's derailment of the Delhi-bound Brahmaputra Mail, the railway officials said ... Read more...

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Bramaputra Mail derails, one killed


December 10th, 2007 - 10:15 am ICT by admin
Siliguri (West Bengal), Dec 10 (ANI): One person was killed and 49 others were injured when seven bogies of the DN Brahmaputra Mail derailed about 15 km from New Jalpaiguri junction late ... Read more...

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