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Heavy rains lash Mumbai


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) After a week's lull, heavy rains lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas again since early Tuesday, disrupting normal vehicular movement during the peak hours, officials said.The downpour, ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro ridership touches 22 lakh (Second Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within 10 days of registering its highest ever ridership, Delhi Metro Thursday said it set a new record: nearly 22 lakh commuters.The Metro trains carried ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro ridership touches 22 lakh


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within 10 days of registering its highest ever ridership, Delhi Metro Thursday said it set a new record: nearly 22 lakh commuters.The Metro trains carried ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro plans extra trips for Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will run 160 extra trips to avoid over-crowding Thursday in view of the Raksha Bandhan festival, an official said."The Metro will provide ... Read more...

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Andhra, south India safe from grid disturbances


July 31st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) Electricity authorities in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday said the state was safe and secure from grid disturbances in other parts of India.Andhra Pradesh Transmission Corporation (AP Transco) ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in Delhi, rainy weekend ahead (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The much-awaited monsoon - which got delayed eight days from its scheduled arrival - finally hit Delhi Saturday, with the city recording a total of ... Read more...

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Pre-monsoon rains in Delhi bring respite, traffic snarls


July 7th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The first pre-monsoon showers brought much-awaited respite to the national capital Saturday, bringing down the minimum temperature to 23.2 degrees Celsius, four degrees below the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi Metro hiccup affects thousands (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi Metro passengers were stranded after a technical snag hit services between Dwarka and Noida City Centre/Vaishali during Friday morning peak hours.By the ... Read more...

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Retain trial-run set-up on Delhi bus corridor: Court (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the government to retain till its order the arrangement made by the Central Road Research Institute for an experimental ... Read more...

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Assam power crisis to continue


May 8th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 8 (IANS) Assam is reeling under a severe power crisis since May 2 after a storm damaged a transmission line in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.The state's power department ... Read more...

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Long power cuts spark ire in Pakistani Punjab


March 25th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Long spells of power outage have caused huge public outrage in Pakistan's Punjab province.On Saturday, the outages triggered protests in several cities of the province as ... Read more...

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‘Conduct fresh study on bus corridor’


March 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday asked the city government to conduct a feasibility study in six weeks and on whether other vehicles can be allowed ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro chief inspects ongoing work


February 10th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Delhi Metro Rail Corporation(DMRC) managing director Mangu Singh Friday inspected the ongoing tunnel and boring work on a 3-km underground corridor between the Central Secretariat ... Read more...

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Delhiites ignored traffic advisories and suffered: Police


January 24th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A day after the full dress-rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade caused massive jams in the national capital, Delhi Police Tuesday said that Delhiites ... Read more...

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Main Mumbai airport runway to shut for 8 hours till May


January 20th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The main runway of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here will be shut for eight hours every day from Friday till May 20 for construction of ... Read more...

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Traffic jams leave Delhi motorists fuming


January 16th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Traffic movement in many areas in the capital was hit Monday with commuters getting stuck in jams even during off-peak hours around noon and ... Read more...

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Karnataka to buy 1,000MW daily to meet demand


January 13th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 13 (IANS) Karnataka will purchase about 1,000MW of power daily from other states and private producers to meet the growing demand over the next two years, state higher ... Read more...

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Sabarimala: Pilgrims discover Q-coupon booking virtues


November 19th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala, Nov 19 (IANS) Every year, Krishna Kumar used to spend a minimum of five hours in the queue to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the Sabarimala temple here. But ... Read more...

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Extra metro trains for trade fair


November 17th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will run 15 additional trains to manage the anticipated heavy crowds to the Pragati Maidan Metro station, located near the India International ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates brother-sister bond with Bhai Dooj


October 28th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Delhiites, like all across the country, Friday celebrated Bhai Dooj, which is part of the Diwali festival, with sisters applying vermillion on their brothers' ... Read more...

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Extra Metro trips on Bhai Dooj


October 27th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Anticipating large crowds on the occasion of Bhai Dooj Friday, the Delhi Metro will run 200 extra trips on the day, an official said."The metro ... Read more...

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Naraka Chaturdashi celebrated in Andhra


October 25th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Hindus in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday celebrated with gaiety Naraka Chaturdashi, the first day of the two-day Diwali festival in the state.A festive mood prevailed in markets, ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to curtail services on Diwali


October 24th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Delhi Metro's last trains will leave their originating stations at 8 p.m. on Diwali Wednesday, an official said.Wednesday's last trains will start at 8 p.m. ... Read more...

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Airport Metro increases frequency


August 21st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Starting Monday, commuters on the high-speed Delhi Airport Metro Express will get a train every 15 minutes throughout the day.This frequency was maintained until now ... Read more...

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Airport Metro’s two new stations open Monday


August 15th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A Reliance Infrastructure-led consortium that operates the Delhi Airport Metro Express Line will open its Dhaula Kuan and Aerocity stations for public from Monday, an ... Read more...

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Record ridership in Delhi Metro on Raskha Bandhan


August 13th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Delhi Metro carried over 20 lakh passengers and set a new record in a single day's ridership Saturday when the Raksha Bandhan festival was celebrated, ... Read more...

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Extra metro trips on Raksha Bandhan


August 10th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will run 200 extra trips on Saturday to avoid overcrowding on Raksha Bandhan - the festival which celebrates the bond between brothers ... Read more...

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Airport Metro increases frequency during peak hours


August 5th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) On commuter requests for increased frequency, the Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) has reduced the time between two trains from 20 to 15 minutes ... Read more...

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Most eyewitnesses mistook blasts for something else


July 14th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Most people mistook the blasts for something else - before rushing to a safe refuge and later helping the injured."I was in office when there was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government must take action into terror strike: Manohar Joshi


July 13th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker and Shiv Sena MP Manohar Joshi Wednesday said the government must take action on the terror strike in the metropolis that comes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

From Thursday, Ghaziabad gets closer to Delhi


July 13th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delhi Metro will start operations to Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh Thursday morning, with one train plying every three to four minutes during morning and evening ... Read more...

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Metro services to Ghaziabad start Thursday


July 12th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The much awaited Delhi Metro services to Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh will start from Thursday, an official said."The Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) today ... Read more...

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Northeast to generate 5,000 MW more in next few years


July 7th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 7 (IANS) The state-owned North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd. (NEEPCO) is on track to generate surplus electricity in the power-starved region within the next few years, an ... Read more...

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Much-awaited Vaishali line may get delayed


July 2nd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The much-awaited Anand Vihar-Vaishali Metro line that would connect Delhi to Ghaziabad might get delayed, an official said.The Delhi Metro line that was scheduled to ... Read more...

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After accident, Haryana district to regulate traffic


April 29th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Yamunanagar (Haryana), April 29 (IANS) Springing into action after a road accident killed 12 people, including eight college students, the authorities here have decided to regulate traffic, especially heavy vehicles.The ... Read more...

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