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Shutdown hits life in Kashmir


September 4th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 4 (IANS) Life in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir valley was partially affected due to a shutdown call by separatists Tuesday.Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali ... Read more...

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Three of drug-and-rob gang held in Delhi


July 31st, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Three robbers who drugged passengers in trains and other public transport vehicles before escaping with their valuables were arrested here, police said Monday.Shakeer, 42, Mohammad ... Read more...

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Retain trial-run set-up on BRT corridor, orders court


July 5th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the transport department of the city to retain till its final order an arrangement that allowed plying of all ... Read more...

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Seven people killed in Himachal accidents


May 9th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), May 9 (IANS) Seven people were killed Wednesday in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district in two separate road accidents involving public transport vehicles, a police official here said.Five ... Read more...

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Partial response to strike; banking, transport hit (Intro Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 24-hour nation-wide strike by 11 trade unions Tuesday remained peaceful and evoked a mixed response, but key sectors like banking and transport took ... Read more...

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Strike evokes partial response; banking, transport hit (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 24-hour nation-wide strike by 11 trade unions Tuesday remained peaceful and evoked a mixed response, but key sectors like banking and transport took ... Read more...

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Strike evokes partial response; banking, transport hit (Afternoon Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 24-hour nation-wide strike by 11 trade unions Tuesday remained peaceful and evoked a mixed response, but key sectors like banking and transport took ... Read more...

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Srinagar youth protest fuel price hike


June 25th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Dozens of youths Saturday staged a noisy demonstration in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, shouting slogans against the hike in prices of diesel, cooking gas ... Read more...

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Haryana makes speed governors compulsory


June 11th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) The Haryana government Saturday announced that it has decided to fix speed governors in all public transport vehicles as per rules.A transport department spokesman said here ... Read more...

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Two killed, 15 wounded in Kashmir road accidents


May 11th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and 15 wounded in separate road accidents in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday, police said. Police here said that a truck carrying army ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in Kerala


April 29th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 29 (IANS) The state-wide shutdown in Kerala called by the ruling Left Front Friday demanding a ban on the pesticide endosulfan affected normal life with vehicles keeping off ... Read more...

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Hungary bans smoking at public places


April 27th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Budapest, April 27 (IANS) Hungarian parliament approved a proposal Tuesday which bans smoking at public places.Of the 386-member parliament, 271 voted in favour of the proposal seeking protection of non-smokers, ... Read more...

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Five thieves arrested


March 8th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 8 (IANS) Five people, including a woman, were Tuesday arrested for looting passengers in moving public transport vehicles in Ghaziabad, police said.Kunwarpal, Ajit, Praveen and Gopal and Kusum ... Read more...

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Petroleum price hike a death blow, says Pakistani daily


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) The steep hike in prices of petroleum products will be "a death blow to most middle-income people", a Pakistani daily said in an editorial.The editorial Tuesday in the ... Read more...

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Delhi to decide on return of Blueline buses after Oct 25


October 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday said it will take a decision after Oct 25 on whether to bring around 1,600 Blueline buses back on the city's roads, and ... Read more...

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Alleged Bus Thief Arrested For 27th Time


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Hoboken, New Jersey, Sept 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Darius McCollum has been arrested on the charge of stealing a Trailways bus, which he had been driving out of Hoboken in New ... Read more...

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Fear of tomorrow never dies in Kashmir


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) Uneasy quiet prevailed in the Kashmir Valley Thursday with few restrictions but a shutdown called by separatists ensuring that shops, educational institutions and businesses were shut again after ... Read more...

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Whither urban development? Bleak future stares at India’s cities (Comment)


August 28th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli A New Delhi newspaper reported last Thursday that local authorities received 117 complaints of waterlogging, five of falling trees and six of building collapses, in one of which a ... Read more...

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Auto industry moving towards green and mass mobility vehicles


August 25th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry will move towards greener and mass mobility vehicles, global consulting and advisory firm KPMG said Wednesday. KPMG in a report said those ... Read more...

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Life returns to a day’s normalcy in Kashmir Valley


August 24th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Life bounced back to normal in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Tuesday as the separatists called for resuming routine activities and the authorities lifted curfew ... Read more...

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Poo-powered car Bio-Bug hits the roads


August 8th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bristol, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Car users in the future can bid goodbye to the spiraling petrol prices, as a recycling company in Bristol has come to their rescue.The Bristol-based company ... Read more...

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Maoist stir hits life in some West Bengal areas


July 1st, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Normal life was paralysed in the tribal areas of three West Bengal districts Thursday - the second day of the Maoists' shutdown in five states protesting against the ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown hits three West Bengal districts


June 30th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Normal life was partially affected in Maoist pockets of three West Bengal districts on the first day of a two-day shutdown called by Leftwing ultras in five states ... Read more...

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New Delhi to have cleaner, upgraded automobile fuel from April 1


March 24th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora on Wednesday launched 'Bharat Stage-IV, an upgraded and costlier automobile fuel, here.New Delhi, along with 12 other cities ... Read more...

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Don’t drink and drive on New Year’s Eve, warns Delhi Police


December 30th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday warned of strict action against people driving dangerously and under the influence of alcohol in the national capital on New Year's Eve. "Police teams ... Read more...

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BJP’s Bengal strike gets partial response, activists run amok (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists burnt buses, damaged vehicles and ransacked offices in several parts of West Bengal as a 12-hour shutdown called by the party to ... Read more...

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BJP shutdown cripples life in West Bengal (Lead)


November 30th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Hundreds of opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists burnt public transport, damaged vehicles and ransacked offices in several parts of West Bengal to enforce a 12-hour shutdown ... Read more...

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BJP’s 12-hour shutdown hits life in West Bengal


November 30th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) 12-hour shutdown to protest the rise in prices impacted life in several parts of West Bengal Monday with supporters stopping public transport, ... Read more...

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Haryana to make CNG mandatory for NCR public transport


November 16th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) Alarmed over rising pollution levels, the Haryana government Monday announced that compressed natural gas (CNG) will be made mandatory for public transport in all national capital region (NCR) ... Read more...

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Himachal to ban carrying of cell phones by bus drivers


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 2 (IANS) Bus drivers in Himachal Pradesh would not be allowed to even carry their mobile phones, let alone use them. State Transport Minister Mohinder Singh Wednesday said usage of ... Read more...

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24 killed in Himachal road accident (Lead)


August 14th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Twenty-four people were killed and 39 others injured when a privately-owned bus rolled down a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district Friday, officials said. Deputy Commissioner (Chamba) Devesh Kumar ... Read more...

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Two women burn to death in autorickshaw


May 14th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Two women travelling in an autorickshaw in the capital were charred to death when the vehicle caught fire due to leaking compressed natural gas (CNG) early Thursday, ... Read more...

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Ahead of polls, dry Gujarat tightens vigil on liquor smuggling


April 1st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dahod (Gujarat), April 1 (IANS) The Gujarat police have intensified patrolling on a highway bordering Madhya Pradesh following reports of a number of make-shift country liquor vends coming up in the neighbouring ... Read more...

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‘Government projects polluting Lucknow’


March 10th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) The Mayawati government is turning a blind eye to the "suffocating" levels of air pollution in the Uttar Pradesh capital, says the chief of an environment ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Delhi ahead of Republic Day


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): New Delhi was turned into a fortress on Friday with policemen standing guard in every area of the city. Arrangements have been put up for the full ... Read more...

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