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France’s Thales eyes big in India’s metro, rail projects


April 25th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) French defence, aerospace and technology giant Thales sees a huge opportunity in India's public transport sector and plans to bid for upcoming metro and rail ... Read more...

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France’s Thales bets big on India’s metro, rail projects


April 24th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Seeing a huge business opportunity in India's public transport sector, French technology giant Thales is planning to bid for the upcoming metro projects across the ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro gets automatic signalling system


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Kolkata Metro's automatic signalling system became operational Sunday, enhancing the transit system's safety and paving way for increased frequency of trains."The new Rs.12-crore signalling system became ... Read more...

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Mumbai limps on second day after railway fire


April 19th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Mumbai continued to limp for the second day Thursday as Central Railway (CR) suburban train services remained disrupted, impacting commuters and students. Work on a fire-ravaged ... Read more...

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Automatic signaling system introduced on Kolkata Metro


April 8th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) In a bid to reduce congestion and increase the frequency of trains, Kolkata Metro Sunday introduced an automatic signaling system which will reduce the gap between ... Read more...

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Parts of Kolkata waterlogged after rains


April 6th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Several parts of Kolkata were waterlogged after heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms lashed the city and its outskirts Friday."Several parts of Kolkata became waterlogged since early ... Read more...

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Signal snag hits thousands of Metro commuters (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) On a day when restrictions were imposed on several roads in Delhi due to the BRICS summit, thousands of Metro commuters in the national capital ... 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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Kolkata Metro to get automatic signalling system


January 27th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday announced that the Kolkata Metro and the suburban system will get new automatic signalling systems and all the old trains of ... Read more...

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Release funds to railways: Zardari to government


October 18th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has told the government to release within a week funds to the cash strapped railways that has been unable to pay ... Read more...

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Human error caused China metro accident: Report


September 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) Human error caused the collision of two metro trains in Shanghai that left over 250 people injured, a media report said Thursday.The accident took place Tuesday ... Read more...

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Bangalore Metro selling travel cards before service’s start


September 2nd, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) In a classic case of putting cart before the horse, the state-run Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) Friday began selling pre-paid travel cards for ... Read more...

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Bangalore Metro to chug from mid-September


August 30th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) The long-delayed Metro rail service in this tech hub is set to roll out after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh dedicates the first phase of the ... Read more...

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China fires railway officers over train crash


July 25th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Chinese government has sacked three senior railway officials following the Saturday-night head-on crash on its high-speed rail network.The train crash occurred after one of China's first-generation ... Read more...

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Oz scientists tackle side effects caused by commonly used drugs


January 28th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 28 (ANI): Scientists in Australia have taken a major step in addressing the side effects caused by some of the world's commonly used drugs.The issue emerged in the mid-1990s and ... Read more...

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Technical snag hits Delhi Metro


December 16th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Thousands of commuters had a harrowing time Thursday after a technical snag hit Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri-Huda City Centre network.The train services were affected just before 11 a.m. ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro commuters delayed due to signalling problem


October 29th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.29 (ANI): Thousands of Metro train commuters had to put up with long delay at various stations in the national capital on Friday as trains on the Noida Line were ... Read more...

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Snag hits Delhi Metro’s Dwarka-Noida service


October 29th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Thousands of commuters Friday had a harrowing time on Delhi Metro's Dwarka-Noida route due a technical snag in the computerised signalling system.Trains on the Dwarka-Noida/Anand Vihar routes ... Read more...

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Technical snag hits Metro, frustrates commuters (Lead)


October 19th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Commuters travelling by the Delhi Metro had a harrowing experience Tuesday and they were trapped inside the train for almost an hour as a technical snag hit ... Read more...

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Technical snag hits Metro’s Dwarka-Noida services


October 19th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A technical snag hit train services on Delhi Metro's Dwarka-Noida route due to a problem in the computerised signalling system, an official said."The interlocking problem between ... Read more...

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No rail accidents after new technology is installed: Mamata


October 7th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 7 (IANS) State-of-the-art technologies would be installed in the Indian Railways within the next one or two years to prevent accidents and "there will be no railway accidents in ... Read more...

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Major train collision averted in West Bengal (Lead)


August 22nd, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) A major railway accident was averted in West Bengal Sunday when two trains moving in opposite directions came within 150-200 metres of each other on the same track ... Read more...

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Train accident averted in West Bengal


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) A major accident was averted in West Bengal Sunday after two trains moving in opposite directions came within 150-200 metres of each other on the same track after ... Read more...

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Andhra government awards L&T Hyderabad Metro project


August 4th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Wednesday awarded the Rs.12,132 crore Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project to leading construction group Larsen and Toubro (L&T). A cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief ... Read more...

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CID begins probe into Sainthia train tragedy


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) sleuths Thursday began a probe into the Sainthia train tragedy that claimed 63 lives Monday. A CID team led by Deputy Inspector ... Read more...

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Erring driver or faulty signal - what caused train tragedy?


July 19th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Sainthia (West Bengal), July 19 (IANS) Monday's train collision in West Bengal that killed 61 people and injured over 150 could have been caused by an erring driver or ... Read more...

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Schizophrenia drugs turn up volume of brain’s key signaling system


May 13th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Schizophrenia drugs raise the volume of a key signalling system in the brain, a new research has found.Eric J. Aamodt and colleagues say: "This is the first example ... Read more...

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Beta-blockers for heart patients a double-edged sword


November 22nd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Researchers from University of Illinois have discovered that a particular class of heart medications called beta-blockers can have a helpful as well as harmful effect depending on their ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro conducts successful trial runs up to Noida


October 26th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Monday conducted successful trial runs of its service between Yamuna Bank and newly-built station in sector 16 of Noida, the city's suburb in neighbouring ... Read more...

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Gene suppression keeps the heart young


October 14th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Scientists prevented age-related changes in the hearts of mice and preserved cardiac function by suppressing a form of the PI3K gene, according to a new study. The findings ... Read more...

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Potassium citrate wards off kidney stones in seizure patients


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) A daily supplement of potassium citrate taken by kids on the high-fat ketogenic diet to control epileptic seizures can help prevent the resulting yet excruciatingly painful kidney stones, ... Read more...

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Daily potassium citrate may prevent seizure patients on high-fat diet from kidney stones


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Researchers at Johns Hopkins Children's Center say that children on the high-fat ketogenic diet to control epileptic seizures can be prevented from the excruciatingly painful kidney stones, which ... Read more...

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Increased fructose intake may raise obesity, diabetes risk


March 25th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have found that an increased consumption of fructose can lead to higher food intake, which may contribute to a high incidence of obesity and ... Read more...

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Smoking cannabis in pregnancy ‘can harm foetal brain’


June 17th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 17 (ANI): Women who smoke cannabis during pregnancy may be putting their developing foetus in danger, revealed an experimental study involving mice.The study conducted by the research team ... Read more...

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Scientists identify signalling system that inhibits growth of a childhood brain cancer


March 16th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Scientists at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital have taken a major step forward in the fight against medulloblastoma, a rare but often fatal childhood brain tumour, by ... Read more...

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