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Mining, railways hit hard in Jharkhand due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) Mining and railway services were hit hard in Jharkhand due to unprecedented tripping in the Eastern Grid Tuesday. Major mining companies - BCCL and CCL - ... Read more...

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Maoists attack policemen, blow rail tracks in Jharkhand (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 27 (IANS) Launching multiple attacks Tuesday night and early Wednesday, Maoists ambushed a police bus, blew up railway properties and a bridge at three different places in Jharkhand, ... Read more...

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Maoists attack policemen, blast rail tracks in Jharkhand


June 27th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 27 (IANS) One policeman was killed and 12 were injured when Maoist rebels ambushed their mini-bus in Jharkhand Tuesday night. The rebels launched another attack early Wednesday, blasting ... Read more...

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Two coaches of Ajmer-bound train derail in Dhanbad


January 14th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 14 (IANS) Two coaches of an Ajmer-bound express train derailed Saturday evening in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district, said a railway official."Two general coaches of the Kolkata-Ajmer Express derailed near ... Read more...

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Railway begins probe into Jharkhand train fire


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 23 (IANS) The railways Wednesday began probing the Howrah-Dehradun Express train fire in Jharkhand in which seven people, including two children and an Australian woman, were killed a ... Read more...

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Train fire accident to be probed


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS), Eastern Circle, will probe the fire accident on the Howrah-Dehradun Express in Jharkhand, in which seven people were killed ... Read more...

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Three RPF men suspended for torturing guard, probe ordered


October 14th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 14 (IANS) Three policemen have been suspended on charges of torturing a railway guard by driving nails through his hands and feet, making him stand in hot water ... Read more...

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Jharkhand protesters block train movements


September 11th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 11 (IANS) Railway services were affected Sunday in Jharkhand's Jamshedpur region as the protestes blocked the tracks to demand the resumption of night trains that were stopped following ... Read more...

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Bilaspur busiest railway division


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh is the busiest railway division and Tinsukia in Assam has the least workload.Minister of State for Railways Bharatsinh Solanki provided this information ... Read more...

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Bangladesh promotes its rail network


May 5th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) Bangladesh is focusing on its rail network that was neglected since the British era. With major projects ahead, a separate division is being formed as part ... 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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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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Arunima incident: PMO seeks report from Railway Ministry


April 15th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has sought a report from the Railway Ministry on the incident involving sportswoman Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown ... Read more...

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Railways offer to give best treatment to Arunima


April 14th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): Officials of the Railway Ministry on Thursday said that they are ready to give the best treatment to injured sportswoman Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after ... Read more...

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Mayawati advises Jats to shift protests to Delhi


March 14th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati Monday announced her support for the ongoing Jat agitation for declaring the community a ... Read more...

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AC double-decker train from Jharkhand to start soon


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) An air-conditioned double-decker train will soon start from Dhanbad in Jharkhand to West Bengal capital Kolkata, a rail official said Friday."The fully air-conditioned double-decker train will start soon ... Read more...

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Goods train derails in Jharkhand, services affected


October 8th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 8 (IANS) Coal-laden 28 wagons of a goods train derailed in Jharkhand's Latehar district Friday morning, disrupting services of more than a dozen trains, a railway official said."The wagons jumped ... Read more...

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Haryana SGPC chief held, supporters block rail tracks (Lead)


September 15th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra (Haryana), Sep 15 (IANS) Sikh protesters disrupted rail traffic near Kurukshetra as two people, including Sikh leader Jagdish Singh Jhinda, were arrested Wednesday to maintain law and order after they set ... Read more...

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Maoists blast rail tracks, kill guard in Jharkhand (Lead)


September 13th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up rail tracks in Jharkhand's Giridih district and killed a village guard in separate incidents Monday, the first day of a 48-hour shutdown called by ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up rail tracks in Jharkhand


September 13th, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas early Monday blew up rail tracks in Jharkhand's Giridih district, affecting services of over 30 trains, a railway official said. "Maoist rebels blew up railway tracks near ... Read more...

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Night halts of trains causing inconvenience to people


August 11th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 11 (IANS) The halting of trains at night for the past two-and-half months in areas bordering Jharkhand, West Bengal and Orissa fearing Maoist attacks has been causing immense inconvenience to ... Read more...

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Bangladesh plans to split communications ministry


August 4th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) Bangladesh plans to set up separate ministries for railways and information and communication technology (ICT), both of which are now under the communications ministry. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ... Read more...

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Cop killed as Maoists blast railway station, tracks (Second Lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 8 (IANS) One policeman was killed as Maoists blew up a railway station and rail tracks in Jharkhand Thursday, the second day of a two-day strike against the killing of ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up railway station, tracks in Jharkhand (Lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 8 (IANS) Maoists guerrillas blew up a railway station and train tracks in Jharkhand Thursday, the second day of a two-day strike called to protest the killing of one of ... Read more...

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Maoists blast railway station, tracks in Jharkhand


July 8th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 8 (IANS) Maoists guerrillas blew up a railway station and tracks in Jharkhand Thursday, the second day of a two-day strike called to protest against the killing of one of ... Read more...

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Trains, bus services hit on day one of Maoist shutdown (Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi/Patna, June 14 (IANS) Trains were cancelled, vehicular traffic was hit and an alert sounded Monday due to a two-day Maoist shutdown in Jharkhand and Bihar to protest the arrest of its ... Read more...

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Security alert after Jaish threat to blow up trains


June 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror outfit may be planning to blow up trains bound to religious places in India, triggering a security alert at Dhanbad railway division, ... Read more...

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Trains, bus services hit amid Maoist strike


June 14th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) Nine trains were cancelled, bus services were hit and trucks were stranded in several parts of Jharkhand on the first day of a two-day Maoist shutdown in three ... Read more...

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Cyclone Laila hits train services in coastal Andhra


May 20th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) The severe cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal has badly hit train services in coastal Andhra Pradesh with as many as 31 passenger trains being cancelled and ... Read more...

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Nine killed in UP rail accident


March 9th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar 9 (ANI): At least nine passengers were killed and around 12 others got injured in a rail accident in an unmanned railway crossing between Uttarpura and Barrajpura Railway Stations under ... Read more...

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BJP MP, workers arrested for damaging railway property


February 27th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 27 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and over 300 party workers were Friday arrested after they tried to set a train on fire and damaged property at ... Read more...

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BJP workers damage railway station in Madhya Pradesh


February 27th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 26 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) workers Friday tried to set a train on fire and damaged property at Jabalpur railway station in Madhya Pradesh, alleging the ... Read more...

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Mamata’s budget ‘disappoints’ Jharkhand


February 24th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) The main political parties in Jharkhand Wednesday said Mamata Banerjee's railway budget was disappointing as it was too biased towards West Bengal. "We appreciate Mamata Banerjee for ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up rail tracks, school building in Jharkhand (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 9 (IANS) Maoist rebels blew up railway tracks at two places in Jharkhand's Giridih district early Tuesday and blasted a school building in Khuti district, police said. "Maoist rebels blew up ... Read more...

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Maoists blast rail tracks in Bihar, Jharkhand (Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Ranchi, Feb 9 (IANS) Train traffic was disrupted in several places in Bihar and Jharkhand when Maoists blew up rail tracks Tuesday morning, day three of their 72-hour shutdown to protest the ... Read more...

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