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Mumbai dabbawallas hike rates again

April 25th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) The soaring inflation has pinched hard Mumbai's famous tribe of dabbawallas, who ferry lunch boxes to and fro in the city daily. From June 1, they ... Read more...

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After local trains, Mumbai bus fares hiked

April 2nd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) A day after hiking local train fares, the BEST public bus service, a lifeline for over 2.50 million in Mumbai, decided Monday to increase its minimum ... Read more...

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India’s train fares to go up for first time in 10 years (Lead)

March 14th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Indian Railways will increase passenger fares across all categories ranging from two paise per km to 30 paise per km in 2012-13, Railway Minister Dinesh ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily questions train fare hike

March 14th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) The hike in railway fares in Pakistan come at a time when "earnings are dipping, inflation is high and no cheaper transportation option is available", said ... Read more...

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West Bengal welcomes Mamata’s rail budget

February 25th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) The people of West Bengal Friday welcomed Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget but wondered if the projects would actually take off."We are happy with the rail budget. ... Read more...

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Railways to introduce pilot ‘Yuva Trains’

December 22nd, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22(ANI): Union Railways Ministry on Tuesday said that it will soon introduce the first ever 'Yuva Trains' which are targeted mainly for the unemployed youths of the country. ... Read more...

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Train travel just got better for women, youth

July 3rd, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Rail travel in India just got more attractive for Gen-X and women. The easy on the pocket special trains Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee announced in her ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad should become PM, chorus supporters

February 13th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 13 (IANS) It was like the festivals of Holi and Diwali being celebrated together on the streets of Patna as hundreds of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers smeared colour on ... Read more...

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Cleartrip launches online train bookings in partnership with IRCTC

September 24th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sept 24 (ANI/Business Wire India ): Cleartrip, in partnership with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), announced the launch of online train bookings today.With over 17 million passengers ... Read more...

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Cairns India wins oil exploration bid in Sri Lanka

June 6th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 6 (IANS) Sri Lanka has offered Cairns India Ltd the right to explore oil deposits in the northwestern Mannar coastal region and formalities are expected to be completed by June-end, ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan train fare hiked by 90 percent

June 1st, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, June 1 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has announced a mammoth 90 percent hike in train fares, media reports here said Sunday. The hike comes a week after increase ... Read more...

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Ticket sales for Dhaka-Kolkata train begin

April 10th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) Ticket sales for the India-Bangladesh train - which will resume services April 14 after a gap of 43 years - began here Thursday. Windows opened at the Kamalpur ... Read more...

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Delhi, Dhaka finalise ‘friendship’ train details

April 4th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) Railway official of India and Bangladesh have tied the loose ends of a deal under which a train called Maitree (friendship) Express will run between Dhaka and Kolkata ... Read more...

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60% of citizens have booked transport to return home for elections

December 11th, 2007 - 10:32 am ICT by admin
Bangkok, 11 December, 2007 (PRD), The Transport Company limited has revealed that some 60-70 percent of citizens have booked tickets on buses and trains to return home from December 21st and 24th, ... Read more...

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