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Shutdown near total in Bihar (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Millions were hit in Bihar Thursday as a shutdown called by political parties including the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and BJP against FDI in retail trade ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits trains and road traffic in Bihar


September 20th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) The bandh called by the opposition to protest hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in retail hit the railways and road ... Read more...

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Special Guwahati-Bangalore train to run Sep 1


August 29th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 29 (IANS) A special train from Guwahati to Bangalore will run Sep 1 to help people from the northeast return to their places of study or work in ... Read more...

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Teacher thrown off train, dies


August 27th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) A teacher died Monday after being thrown off a moving train in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Ganga Sharan was allegedly pushed out of the coach by some ... Read more...

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Train engine derailed at Kanpur, none hurt


August 18th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Rail traffic on the important Jhansi-Band sector in Uttar Pradesh was hit for over four hours Saturday after the engine of the Kanpur-bound Shram Shakti Express ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa assures safety to people from northeast (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday assured safety to the people from the northeast living and working here.In a statement, Jayalalithaa said: "Tamil Nadu has ... Read more...

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Railways monitoring surge of northeastern people


August 17th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) The Southern Railway authorities here are monitoring a sudden surge of people from northeastern states like Assam and Manipur, among others, at railway stations to go ... Read more...

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Railways announce Rs.75 lakh award for Sushil Kumar


August 12th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) The Indian Railways Sunday announced a cash award of Rs.75 lakh for Sushil Kumar, who bagged a silver in the 66kg freestyle wrestling contest at ... Read more...

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President to inaugurate rail workshop in Bihar


August 9th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate a railway coach maintenance workshop in Bihar's Nalanda district this month, an official said Thursday."The workshop at Harnaut is ready ... Read more...

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Rail official killed in Bihar


August 8th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) A railway official was beaten to death on a train in Bihar by a group of people who thought he was a thief, police said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Grid failure hits NALCO power units in Odisha


August 1st, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) Two units of the captive power plant of the state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) in Odisha collapsed Tuesday due to the failure of Eastern Grid, ... Read more...

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Powerless again, Northern and Eastern Grid break down (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Large parts of north and east India went without power Tuesday as the Northern Grid and sections of the Eastern and Northeastern Grid broke down, ... Read more...

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Sabotage not ruled out in train fire: Roy


July 30th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy Monday fuelled speculation of sabotage behind the Chennai bound-Tamil Nadu Express fire in Andhra Pradesh that killed 32 people, saying a top ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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Power supply partially restored in Punjab, Haryana


July 30th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Train services were partially resumed and power supply to some parts of Punjab and Haryana restored Monday after a complete power failure in the two states ... Read more...

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35 killed as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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Civil gallantry awardees to get free AC train travel


July 24th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Civilian winners of gallantry awards like Param Vir Chakra and Maha Vir Chakra among others will now also get the benefit of life-long freetravel by ... Read more...

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Mumbai local train motormen call off strike (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) After four hours of a flash strike, motormen (drivers) of Mumbai suburban trains called off their agitation here Friday evening after railway officials assured them that ... Read more...

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Mumbai local train motormen go on flash strike


July 20th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Suburban services on Mumbai's Western Railway line took a hit Friday as over 100 motormen - as drivers of these trains are called - went ... Read more...

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One killed in Maharashtra train accident, probe ordered


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A 65-year-old woman has been killed, while 14 others have been injured after the speeding Vidarbha Express rammed into 11 derailed coaches of a Mumbai suburban ... Read more...

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One killed, 20 injured in Thane train collision (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) At least one woman was killed and another 20 passengers injured when the Vidarbha Express rammed into four derailed coaches of a Mumbai suburban train in ... Read more...

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10 injured as Vidarbha Express rams into derailed local train


July 20th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured when the Vidarbha Express rammed into four derailed coaches of a Mumbai suburban train in Thane district, officials said here ... Read more...

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Railway stations to have coin vending machines by August


July 13th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The next time you are short of change while booking a train ticket, help could be nearby.The railways Friday said it has decided to ... Read more...

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Goods train derailed in Bihar, disrupts traffic (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 13th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A goods train was derailed in Bihar's Kaimur district early Friday, disrupting services in the busy Gaya-Mughalsarai section of the East Central Railway. Many trains ... Read more...

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Goods train derails in Bihar; no casualties


July 13th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 13 (IANS) Twenty-six wagons of a goods train derailed in Bihar's Kaimur district early Friday, damaging tracks and disrupting train services, officials said. No casualties were reported.The train ... 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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Three injured in freak railway mishap near Mumbai


June 26th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) In a freak accident, three passengers of a local train in Thane in Maharashtra were injured Tuesday after being hit by broken pieces of pantograph, the ... Read more...

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Man pushed out of train, dies


June 24th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 24 (IANS) A man from Delhi died after being pushed out of a running train in Bihar by a railway official who was angry that the victim refused ... Read more...

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Two Mumbai local trains collide, no casualties (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Two suburban local trains suddenly came opposite each other at Mumbai's Andheri station Saturday night and collided, a railway official said. No major casualties were reported, ... Read more...

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Minor collision between two Mumbai trains, no casualties


June 17th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Two suburban local trains suddenly came opposite each other at Mumbai's Andheri station Saturday night and collided, a railway official said. No casualties were reported.The incident ... Read more...

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Train services yet to be restored in northeast


June 10th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar/Agartala, June 10 (IANS) Train services between the northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram, as also southern Assam and the rest of India are yet to be restored even ... Read more...

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Violent protests rock Bihar for third day


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 3 (IANS) Widespread violent protests rocked Bihar for the third consecutive day Sunday over the killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya'.Protestors indulged in violence and arson ... Read more...

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Train traffic disrupted, shops closed in Bihar (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) constituents and Left parties in Bihar against the hike in petrol prices Thursday impacted life across ... Read more...

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Train traffic disrupted, shops closed in Bihar


May 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Left parties in Bihar against the hike in petrol prices Thursday impacted life across the ... Read more...

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