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West Bengal comes to a halt due to shutdown, strike (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Life virtually came to a halt in West Bengal Thursday due to the Bharatiya Janata Party's shutdown call and the Left-sponsored general strike in the state.However, ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Odisha (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition shutdown Thursday against the reforms rolled out by the central government crippled life in many parts of Odisha as passenger and commercial vehicles went ... Read more...

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West Bengal paralysed due to shutdown


September 20th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Life virtually came to a standstill in West Bengal Thursday due to the Bharatiya Janata Party's shutdown call and the Left-sponsored general strike in the state.Rail ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits trains and road traffic in Bihar


September 20th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) The bandh called by the opposition to protest hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in retail hit the railways and road ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Odisha


September 20th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition shutdown Thursday against the reforms rolled out by the central government crippled life in many parts of Odisha as passengers and commercials vehicles went ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) After a week's lull, heavy rains lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas again since early Tuesday, disrupting normal vehicular movement during the peak hours, officials said.The downpour, ... Read more...

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Rains batter Andhra Pradesh


September 4th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to batter Andhra Pradesh and throwing road and rail traffic out of gear, officials said.Several rivulets, tanks and other water bodies were ... Read more...

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Heavy rains continue in Maharashtra


September 4th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Torrential rain continued to lash Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra for the second day Tuesday, disrupting road and rail traffic.Mumbai's lifeline, the suburban trains, were ... Read more...

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Six killed in Maharashtra downpour (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mumbai received a whopping 15 cm average rainfall in 12 hours since 8 a.m. Monday, even as one person was killed and normal life disrupted, officials ... Read more...

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Torrential rains in Maharashtra


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) After a lull of three days, Mumbai and large parts of Maharashtra experienced incessant torrential rains since early Monday, throwing normal life out of gear, even ... Read more...

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China braces for typhoon Kai-Tak


August 17th, 2012 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China has ordered the fishing vessels to return to harbour and suspended rail services in coastal regions that are in the path of typhoon Kai-Tak.The storm ... Read more...

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Grid failure hits NALCO power units in Odisha


August 1st, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) Two units of the captive power plant of the state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) in Odisha collapsed Tuesday due to the failure of Eastern Grid, ... Read more...

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Bengal faces eight hours of blackout (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Lakhs of people across West Bengal had a harrowing time Tuesday as the state witnessed a total blackout triggered by the Eastern Grid's sudden collapse. ... Read more...

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Blackout in Bengal, trains stranded, Mamata appeals for calm (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Lakhs of people across West Bengal had a harrowing time as the state witnessed a total blackout triggered by the Eastern Power Grid's sudden collapse. ... Read more...

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Power outage in West Bengal, many trains stranded (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) There was no power in all of West Bengal, with the exception of some parts of the state capital, as the Eastern Grid collapsed suddenly ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) An massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for close to two hours for the second time in two days, impacting tens of ... Read more...

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Grid failure again halts Delhi Metro services (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi Metro travellers faced a harrowing time Tuesday afternoon after the entire system stalled when the power supply tripped for the second time ... Read more...

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Power outage across Bengal after grid collapse


July 31st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Power outage hit all the districts of West Bengal after the collapse of the Eastern Grid Tuesday, a minister said."The Eastern Gird has collapsed today (Tuesday). ... Read more...

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Powerless again, Northern and Eastern Grid break down (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Large parts of north and east India went without power Tuesday as the Northern Grid and sections of the Eastern and Northeastern Grid broke down, ... Read more...

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Grid failure brings Delhi Metro services to a halt


July 31st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Services on all six lines of Delhi Metro were disrupted due to tripping of power supply in the northern power grid for the second day ... Read more...

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Power trip in seven states hits millions (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Northern India was hit by one of the worst power failures in a decade that saw millions wake up Monday to no electricity. ... Read more...

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Delhi blames neighbouring states for power crisis (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After hours of blackout due to a breakdown of the Northern Grid early Monday, power supply was restored to almost 80 percent areas of Delhi ... Read more...

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Girl killed as railway boundary wall collapses in Odisha


July 30th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 30 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl was killed and four others, including her father, were critically injured after a portion of a boundary wall of a railway station collapsed ... Read more...

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Power supply partially restored in Punjab, Haryana


July 30th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Train services were partially resumed and power supply to some parts of Punjab and Haryana restored Monday after a complete power failure in the two states ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro services resume on all lines (Third Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Services on all six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after almost three hours of disruption due to tripping of ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro resume services (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The services on all the six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after two hours of disruption due to tripping ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro resume services (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The services on all the six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after two hours of disruption due to tripping ... Read more...

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Power failure throws Delhi Metro services out of gear (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in the capital faced a harrowing time Monday morning as services of the Delhi Metro were disrupted due to tripping of power ... Read more...

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Power failure disrupts Delhi Metro services


July 30th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in the Delhi Metro will have a harrowing time Monday morning as services of all the lines of the Metro have been ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro mock drill hits commuters (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Metro commuters had a harrowing time Saturday with train services remaining disrupted for nearly an hour due to mock drills at 11 stations."The drill ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro mock drills hit commuters


July 28th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Metro passengers had a harrowing time Saturday with the train services remaining disrupted for nearly an hour due to mock drill at 11 stations."The ... Read more...

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Railway services in northeast partially restored


July 25th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar/Agartala, July 25 (IANS) The railway services between southern Assam and other states in the region were partially restored, connecting Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram with rest of the country ... Read more...

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25,000 train passengers stranded in Assam (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With communal violence in Assam leaving some 25,000 train passengers stranded, the central and Assam governments were Tuesday urged to provide security so that ... Read more...

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Security sought to run trains in Assam (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central and Assam governments were Tuesday urged to provide security so that trains halted due to communal clashes in the state could run ... Read more...

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Downpour wreaks havoc across China


July 24th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Rainstorms since the weekend have ravaged many parts of China, including the capital city of Beijing where the heaviest rain in 60 years caused 37 ... Read more...

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