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Maoists hoist black flags in Bihar


August 15th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) Maoists hoisted black flags in eight districts of Bihar Wednesday to protest India's Independence Day, police said.The black flags were seen atop schools and some buildings ... Read more...

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Chronology of major Indian train accidents since 2000


July 30th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies and the biggest this year, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and ... 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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Congress MP ready to be quizzed by police, CPI-M leaders not keen


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) Congress MP K.Sudhakaran Sunday asserted he would make himself available before the special police team probing a case of attempted murder against him but CPI-M legislator ... Read more...

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CPI-M demands case, probe against Congress MP


June 30th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 30 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan Saturday asked the Kerala government to register a case and begin an enquiry against Congress Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Western Railway cuts running time of 100 trains


June 28th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Western Railway (WR) is speeding up its 100 trains and cutting their journey time from July 1, an official said Friday.The journey time of 100 trains, ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax delays Delhi-bound Rajdhani in Goa (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 20 (IANS) The Delhi-bound Trivandrum Rajdhani Express was delayed by half an hour Wednesday after an anonymous caller rang up to say that a bomb was on board ... Read more...

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Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express halted on bomb scare (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 20 (IANS) The Delhi-bound Trivandrum Rajdhani Express has been halted at the Margao railway station, 35 km from here, after an anonymous caller informed authorities of a bomb ... Read more...

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Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express halted on bomb scare


June 20th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 20 (IANS) The Delhi-bound Trivandrum Rajdhani Express has been halted at the Margao railway station, 35 km from here, after an anonymous caller informed authorities of a bomb ... Read more...

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Wi-Fi connectivity on Howrah Rajdhani from September


March 30th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Indian Railways plans to provide internet facility using Wi-Fi in three rakes of the Howrah Rajdhani Express by September this year, as a pilot project, ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights 9


March 14th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
* No steep increase in passenger fares; 2 paisa per km for suburban trains; 3 paisa per km for mail and express trains.* Independent tariff authority suggested; needs serious debate; experts ... Read more...

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Six new trains sought for Jharkhand


January 10th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has sought six new trains for the state in the new rail budget and asked for increase in the frequencies of ... Read more...

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Biting cold thaws a little, but fog disrupts travel (Roundup)


December 20th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The biting cold conditions of the past few days let up a little over most of north India Tuesday with a warm sun shining through ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts flights, trains in chilly Delhi (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Despite a slight respite from three days of heavy fog, around 70 trains got delayed due to poor visibility in Delhi which experienced a chilly ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj will write script for Leander Paes


December 7th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Leander Paes' performance on the tennis court has made Vishal Bhardwaj sure that the sportsman will be good on the big screen too! The filmmaker has ... Read more...

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Maoist involved in train hijack sent to police custody


November 20th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) A Maoist suspected to be involved in the 2009 Rajdhani Express hijack was remanded to police custody by a court in West Bengal's West Midnapore ... Read more...

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Train hits four at unmanned crossing, two killed


October 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 7 (IANS) Two women of the same family were crushed to death and two were critically injured early Friday after being knocked down by the Rajdhani Express at ... Read more...

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Now hear Rabindra Sangeet inside trains


August 8th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) In its homage to Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on his 150th birth anniversary, Eastern Eailway has decided to play instrumental Rabindra Sangeet inside some of the ... Read more...

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Heavy showers disrupt Konkan rail traffic (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 17 (IANS) Thousands of inter-state railway passengers were affected Friday as train services linking Maharashtra to Goa, Karnataka, and Kerala were cancelled and diverted owing to incessant rain ... Read more...

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Rajdhani derailment: Railway safety panel begins probe


June 16th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) The railway's safety panel has begun its inquiry into Wednesday's derailment of Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express, a railway statement said Thursday."The Commissioner of Railway Safety (Eastern ... Read more...

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Leander Paes’s model behaviour on ‘Rajdhani Express’ sets


June 13th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Leander Paes behaved like a true professional and shot for some patchwork scenes for his debut film "Rajdhani Express" without creating any fuss.While the 37-year-old ... Read more...

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Mumbai suburban commuters assured of better facilities (With Image)


June 10th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Suburban commuters in Mumbai will soon get facilities like foot overbridges, drinking water and washrooms at stations, Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa said Friday.Interacting ... Read more...

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Functioning of railways shows how Mamata will rule Bengal: BJP


April 18th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday hit out at Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee saying the functioning of the railways shows how she will rule ... 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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Rajdhani passengers recall scary experience


April 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) It was a miraculous escape for passengers of three coaches of the Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express that caught fire near Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh early Monday. ... 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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Fire on Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express, all passengers safe


April 18th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh), Apr 18 (ANI): Three coaches of the 12951 Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express caught fire in the wee hours on Monday near Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh.Two coaches were affected, but all ... Read more...

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Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani catches fire, one injured


April 18th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) A passenger was injured when three bogies, including the pantry car, of the Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express caught fire near Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh early Monday, ... Read more...

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No night trains in Assam till Jan 30


January 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Night-time movements along the Guwahati-Lumding section of North East Frontier Railway in Assam have been suspended till Jan 30 to prevent any possible subversive activity in view of ... Read more...

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Delhi-Mumbai train services hit as Gujjars protest (Lead, Changing dateline)


December 21st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bayana (Rajasthan), Dec 21 (IANS) Train services between Delhi and Mumbai were hit as Gujjars, demanding reservation for the community in government jobs, laid siege to a railway track near Bayana in ... Read more...

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Passengers stranded as Gujjar agitation continues


December 21st, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Mathura, Dec 21 (IANS) Hundreds of passengers were stranded Tuesday as movement of trains between Mathura in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan's Bharatpur was disrupted by Gujjars who have been agitating for reservation ... Read more...

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Leander Paes’ ‘Rajdhani Express’ On The Fast Track


December 6th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 6, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Films like Munnabhai MBBS, Rang de Basanti,  3 Idiots, A Wednesday, that have reflected relevant social issues, have always done well, because of their ability to connect with the ... Read more...

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CBI raids Rajdhani Express, 3 railway officials suspended


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday swooped on the New Delhi-Mumbai August Kranti Rajdhani Express and detected irregularities which led to the suspension of three railway officials, ... Read more...

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Railways to pay Rs.2 lakh each to kin of accident victims


October 10th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday announced an ex-gratia payement of Rs.two lakh each to the next of kin of those killed in an accident in Bihar ... Read more...

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Eight killed as Rajdhani rams auto-rickshaw


October 9th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 9 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Saturday when the Guwahati-Delhi Rajdhani express rammed into an auto-rickshaw at an unmanned crossing in Bihar's Katihar district, police said.The accident occurred ... Read more...

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