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Toxic gas leakage kills two in China


April 19th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) At least two people died and 10 others were hospitalised following a toxic gas leakage at a pharmaceutical plant in China's Anhui province Wednesday night, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Death on rail tracks can’t be tolerated: Trivedi


March 14th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Making as many as 41 references to safety in his budget speech, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Wednesday said he would endeavour to eliminate deaths on ... Read more...

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Safety with modernisation is Trivedi’s mantra for railways (Second Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With a spate of fatal accidents in the past few years, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Wednesday said safety would be the prime focus of ... Read more...

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Safety will top priority for Indian Railways: Trivedi (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With safety as the prime focus, Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi Wednesday spelt out five priority areas for his ministry over the 12th Five Year ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights 4


March 14th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
* Focus during next five years on five areas: tracks, bridges, signalling, rolling stock and stations.* Signalling to be improved over 19,000 km.* Investment of Rs.1.70 lakh crore on rolling stock ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights 3


March 14th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
* Outlay of Rs.60,100 crore during 2012-13, the highest ever.* Railways will require Rs.14 lakh crore in the next 10 years for modernisation.* Aim to bring down operating ratio from 90 ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights 2


March 14th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
* Railways to invest Rs.7.35 lakh crore during 12th Five Year Plan period (2012-17), a quantum jump from the Rs.1.92 lakh crore invested in previous plan period.* Railways must attract 10 ... Read more...

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Trivedi presents India’s railway budget for 2012-13


March 14th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Safety will the primary focus of Indian Railways as it enters the 12th Five Year Plan beginning April 1, Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Wednesday, while ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights


March 14th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The following are the highlights of the railway budget for 2012-13 presented in parliament Wednesday by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi:* Stress on strengthening safety. Has ... Read more...

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Railway safety panel recommendations


February 17th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Following are the recommendations of a high-level safety panel headed by former atomic energy commission chairman Anil Kakodkar.- Set up an independent rail safety ... Read more...

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Panel suggests independent rail safety authority


February 17th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A high-level railway safety panel headed by former Atomic Energy Commission chairman Anil Kakodkar Friday suggested setting up of an independent rail safety authority and ... Read more...

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36 cracks found in an aircraft’s wings


February 8th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) An Airbus has been hit by a second wing scare after 36 hairline cracks were found in a single A380 superjumbo. The discovery came to light ... Read more...

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Jaitapur plant will get consent: French ambassador


September 24th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) France is confident that the Jaitapur nuclear plant that has run into trouble because of earthquake concerns will get the green light, says outgoing French ... Read more...

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Lessons that the Gulf Oil spill taught us


January 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Following one of the biggest disasters in recent history, BP boss Tony Hayward admitted to his company's insufficient response to the Deepwater Horizon rig accident in the Gulf ... Read more...

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Andhra forms Road Safety Authority


May 12th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh, which accounts for the maximum fatalities from road accidents among all Indian states, Wednesday decided to set up a Road Safety Authority to bring down their ... Read more...

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A.K. Mohanty is new police chief of Andhra Pradesh


March 22nd, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) The Election Commission of India Sunday appointed A. K. Mohanty as the new director general of police of Andhra Pradesh. Mohanty, who is currently heading the state road safety ... Read more...

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Andhra govt. sends DGP candidates list to EC


March 20th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 20 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh Government on Friday forwarded the names of three Police officers to the Election Commission for it to name the States new Director General of ... Read more...

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Australian Army chief sued over cadet’s death


June 6th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 6 (IANS) The chief of the Australian Army is being sued over the death of 13-year-old Nathan Francis, who died after suffering a peanut allergy attack last year ... Read more...

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