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Exodus to northeast from Bangalore down to trickle


August 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Exodus of northeast people from Bangalore to Guwahati reduced to a trickle -- about 100 Saturday from thousands till late Friday -- even as security has ... 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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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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Train anti-collision device trials not satisfactory: CAG


May 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General has pulled up the Indian Railways for not being able to come up with a reliable safety system despite carrying ... Read more...

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Snow and ice blanket Britain


February 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Heavy overnight snow in Britain severely disrupted road, rail and air travel Sunday, The Telegraph reported.Drivers were forced to spend the night in their cars as ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Sri Lanka, devolution tops agenda


January 15th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna heads to Sri Lanka Monday on a three-day visit that will focus on pushing the reconciliation and devolution process in ... Read more...

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Krishna to visit Sri Lanka Jan 16


January 7th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will leave here Jan 16 on a three-day visit to Sri Lanka during which he will discuss the progress in ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane kills five in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry (Second Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Puducherry/Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Five people were killed as Cyclone Thane, packing a wind speed of 140 kmph, made landfall on the coast between Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry ... Read more...

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Driver error caused train mishap, probe ordered (Roundup)


September 14th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Arakkonam, Sep 14 (IANS) Driver error has been found to be the cause of a train accident near Chennai that left 10 people dead and disrupted rail services in Tamil ... Read more...

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Indian Railways working on system to check collisions


September 14th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) Indian Railways are working on a system to prevent train accidents like the one near Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu Tuesday night, which killed 10 and injured ... Read more...

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Inquiry team set up on Tamil Nadu accident


September 14th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) The Southern Railway has announced setting up of an inquiry team to probe the Tuesday night's Tamil Nadu train accident which has claimed 10 lives.The Chennai ... Read more...

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Human error caused Tamil Nadu train accident


September 14th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Arakkonam, Sep 14 (IANS) Human error seems to have caused the train accident that killed 10 people in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Wednesday.The Chennai Beach-Vellore ... Read more...

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10 die in Tamil Nadu train collision, survivors recount trauma


September 14th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Arakkonam, Sep 14 (IANS) A big metallic bang... that's what survivors remembered Wednesday from the traumatic moments the night before when an EMU train rammed a stationary passenger train near ... Read more...

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Railways grappling with anti-collision device


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) More than a decade after it was first developed, railways are still to embrace the Anti-Collision Device (ACE).This is evident from a reply Minister of ... Read more...

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Southern Railway plans to improve infrastructure


June 30th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) Southern Railway will be spending around Rs.1,700 crore this fiscal on improving its infrastructure, an official said Thursday.Speaking to reporters here after releasing the new railway ... Read more...

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Anti-collision devices to cover 8 rail zones: Mamata


February 25th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Anti-collision devices (ACD) will be implemented in eight of the country's 17 zonal railways to improve the safety of rail passengers, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee said ... Read more...

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Krishna inaugurates Indian consulate in Hambantota in Sri Lanka


November 28th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Nov.28 (ANI): Indian External Affairs S.M. Krishna today inaugurated the new Indian consulate in the coastal city of Hambantota in Sri Lanka.Speaking on the occasion, Krishna ... Read more...

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Konkan Railway to electrify Maharashtra-Karnataka sector


October 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 12 (IANS) The Maharasthtra-Karnataka sector of the Konkan railway would be electrified over the next couple of years, a top railway official said here Tuesday."We are looking at the next ... Read more...

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Southern Railway Train Company axes toilets from their new fleet of trains


September 20th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Southern Railway train company has axed toilets from their new fleet of trains. The train fleet is going to run from Portsmouth to Brighton. A train journey ... Read more...

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Infrastructure work on proposed Kerala port launched


August 16th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Monday evening inaugurated the work for a connecting road to the proposed Rs.60-billion Vizhinjam port site. This signals the start of the first phase ... Read more...

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Murugappa Hockey: Railways, Army XI still in contention


July 21st, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) The Indian Railways and Army XI kept themselves in the hunt for a semi-final spot from pool A by defeating Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) 2-1 and ... Read more...

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IOCL advance into Murugappa Gold Cup hockey semis


July 20th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) eased to a 3-0 win against Hockey India Juniors to advance to the semi-finals of the 86th All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament ... Read more...

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Muruguppa Gold Cup: Full points for Hockey India juniors, PNB


July 17th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Hockey India Colts chalked up their first win in two matches and maintained their unbeaten record in Pool B as they edged out Southern Railway 1-0 in the ... Read more...

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Murugappa Gold Cup hockey: Army, IOCL bag full points


July 16th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Defending champions Army XI had to stretch every sinew before posting a 4-2 win against Namdhari XI in their opening pool A fixture of the 86th All-India MCC-Murugappa ... Read more...

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Murugappa Gold Cup hockey gets richer


July 14th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Enhanced prize-money and introduction of the new green card rule (automatic two-minute suspension) will be the new features of the 86th All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament starting ... Read more...

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Alert driver evade a major train mishap in Tamil Nadu


June 12th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Villupuram (Tamil Nadu), June 12 (ANI): The passengers of Chennai bound Tiruchirapalli-Chennai Rockfort Express had a narrow escape from a tragedy as the driver stopped the train after noticing major breaches in ... Read more...

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Mixed response to strike in Tamil Nadu


April 27th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) The nationwide strike called by 13 parties to protest rising food prices evoked mixed response in Tamil Nadu Tuesday. While normal life was largely unaffected, shops in a few ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee to inaugurate ‘Only Ladies’ EMU train services today


August 5th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate the first ever 'Only Ladies' EMU train services in Northern Railway between Delhi-Palwal at New Delhi station today.In the ... Read more...

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Four killed in mystery train collision near Chennai (Fourth Lead)


April 29th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) At least four people were killed when an empty train driven by an unidentified person took off from Chennai's main railway station without permission and collided with a ... Read more...

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Chennai train accident kills seven, Lalu promises probe (Third Lead)


April 29th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 20 injured when a local passenger train collided with a goods train in Chennai's northern Vyasarpadi Jeeva suburb Wednesday. Railways Minister ... Read more...

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Chennai train accident kills seven, Lalu orders probe (Second Lead)


April 29th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Patna, April 29 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 20 injured when a local passenger train collided with a goods train in a Chennai suburb Wednesday, an official said. In ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Tamil Nadu train accident (Lead)


April 29th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 20 injured when a local passenger train collided with a goods train in a Chennai suburb Wednesday. Train services in the ... Read more...

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Seven killed in train accident in Tamil Nadu


April 29th, 2009 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 20 injured when a local passenger train collided with a goods train in Chennai's northern Vyasarpadi suburb Wednesday, an official said. "The ... Read more...

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Heritage train run from Royapuram to Chennai on Republic Day


January 27th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 27 (ANI): The Southern Railways ran a couple of heritage train trips using a steam locomotive of 1947 vintage, named ''Shahanshah'' from Royapuram Railway Station in Chennai to Tambaram, ... Read more...

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