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Would have been happy to withdraw support, says angry Mamata (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Angered over the diesel price hike Thursday, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee said she would have been very happy if she could have withdrawn support ... Read more...

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Now, get train tickets via smartphone in China


September 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China's railways ministry announced Wednesday it plans to launch a new service that will allow people to purchase tickets via smartphones.Passengers will be able to book ... Read more...

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Dog dies saving drunken owner from train


September 8th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A dog was run over by a train moments after it managed to pull its drunken suicidal owner off railway tracks in a Kazakh city.According ... Read more...

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Headless Torso Found in 16 Pieces across Delhi, India


September 4th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The body of a 23 year old tattoo artist was found scattered and most surprisingly the body of this artist was found headless. The police have ... Read more...

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Headless Torso Found in 16 Pieces Across Delhi


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delhi, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The body of a 23 year old man was found in 16 pieces near railway tracks in Delhi. The body had sixteen pieces but with no head ... Read more...

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Stopped by cops, clicked by media, Punjab girl commits suicide


August 30th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Aug 30 (IANS) Stopped and allegedly harassed by police and photographed by the local media, a teenaged girl committed suicide Thursday in this Punjab city.Police officials said that ... Read more...

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HS2 route should be moved to M40 corridor


August 13th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An train expert in Britain said that the route of HS2 train should be linked from London to Birmingham. He claimed that this should be done because ... Read more...

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June industrial output data disappointing: Chidambaram


August 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday voiced disappointment over the June industrial output data and said the government would try to remove hurdles in critical ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Poland bus-train collision


July 31st, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 30 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and one person was injured Monday in a bus-train collision at an unguarded railway crossing in Poland's Bratoszewice village.The train, ... Read more...

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CPI-M laments lack of safety in trains


July 30th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday lamented the "absence of adequate safety measures" in Indian Railways, following the death of about 35 people in an accident involving ... Read more...

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Four children killed as school bus-train collide


July 30th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) At least four school children were killed and nearly 20 injured when a local train collided with a school bus in Baba Bakala area of Punjab's ... Read more...

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Two die as car falls in river in Bengal


July 17th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Two people including an executive engineer with the railways were killed and one other injured after the car they were traveling fell into a ... Read more...

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Woman jumps before train with two children, run over


June 25th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 25 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman jumped before a runing train with her two children in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district Monday, killing all the three, police said.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Man kills cousin’s kids, commits suicide in Rajasthan


June 13th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 13 (IANS) A man jumped in front of a moving train after axing to death two of his cousin's children and injuring two others in Rajasthan's Bundi district ... Read more...

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1 mn Shanghai travellers for Dragon holiday


June 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 11 (IANS) One million people will enter or exit China's Shanghai city by train and road during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, authorities said.The projected number is ... Read more...

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China steel industry eyes brisk business


June 8th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) The Chinese steel industry will witness a surge in demand due to government approval of major infrastructure projects in the country, experts said.The State Council announced ... Read more...

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Headless body of software engineer found


June 1st, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 1 (IANS) The headless body of a software engineer was found near railway tracks here Friday, police said.The victim was identified as Amar Bahadur, 25, who worked with ... Read more...

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Five anti-talk ULFA cadres nabbed


April 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 21 (IANS) Five cadres of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) were arrested by police in two separate incidents in Upper Assam's Tinsukia ... Read more...

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Dumb woman killed, body chopped in Bihar


April 17th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 17 (IANS) A dumb woman was killed and her chopped body parts were dumped near railway tracks in three different districts in Bihar, police said Tuesday. Her ... Read more...

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Central government creating distrust, says Modi


April 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Monday alleged that the central government's move to give police powers to the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre, the ... Read more...

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Smallest town in US up for sale


April 5th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS/EFE) Buford, Wyoming, the smallest town in the US, is going on sale this week for an asking price of $100,000.The sale, set for Thursday, "represents a ... Read more...

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Centre alerts Assam ahead of ULFA Raising Day


April 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Centre Wednesday alerted Assam and its neighbouring states ahead of the ULFA Raising Day April 7.An advisory issued by the home ministry here said ... Read more...

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India asks Zimbabwe to ratify investment treaty


March 20th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India Tuesday asked Zimbabwe to ratify their Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement that was signed in 1999.During a meeting with Zimbabwean Vice President Joice ... Read more...

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Khajuraho to get train from Thursday


March 15th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 15 (IANS) Khajuraho, known for medieval Hindu and Jain temples with erotic sculptures, will finally come on the railway map Thursday.The Udaipur-Gwalior Express has been extended to Khajuraho, ... Read more...

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Four cops gunned down in Pakistan


March 13th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Four Pakistani policemen were gunned down by unidentified assailants in Punjab province Tuesday, a media report said.The attack took place near a railway intersection in Gujrat ... Read more...

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14 killed in Poland train collision (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 4 (IANS) Fourteen people have died in a train collision in southern Poland, the interior ministry said. Sixty people were injured.Hundreds of firefighters and policemen were working on ... Read more...

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For Jat chief minister, handling Jats becomes a problem (Haryana Newsletter)


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda may himself be a Jat but that has hardly brought good tidings. Leaders of the politically dominant community in the ... Read more...

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Narayanan asks media not to sensationalise rape cases


March 1st, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Thursday asked the media not to sensationalise rape cases and stressed it was everybody's duty to protect the women and ... Read more...

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Jats divided on reservation agitation in Haryana


February 26th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) The leadership of the Jat community looked divided Sunday over the ongoing agitation seeking reservation for the community in government jobs.After meeting Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh ... Read more...

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Railway inspector in dock for corruption


February 26th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided a railway inspector for alleged corrupt activities and amassing huge assets beyond his source of income, an official said ... Read more...

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2 Nigerians arrested in Ghaziabad for cheating trader


February 26th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Police in Ghaziabad arrested two Nigerian nationals Saturday for duping a local trader of at least Rs.4.5 lakh in an internet lottery scam.Police here said they ... Read more...

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China’s high-speed rail to surpass 10,000 km


February 16th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) China's high-speed rail network is set to exceed 10,000 km in length as the government is planning to add 3,500 km more during 2012.The railway ministry ... Read more...

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China’s largest inland port marks up foreign trade


February 14th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 14 (IANS) China's largest inland port saw its foreign trade value reach $17.4 billion last year, up by 46.5 percent from the previous year.Last year, China imported 18.62 ... Read more...

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Boy averts major train mishap in capital


January 15th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A young boy averted a major train mishap in the capital Sunday by alerting the authorities after noticing cracks in the railway tracks, an official ... Read more...

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Budget after elections: Pranab


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The budget for 2012-13 will be presented after the assembly elections in five states but the dates are yet to be decided, Finance Minister ... Read more...

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