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Explosive substances near rail track diffused


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam, Aug 23 (IANS) Experts Thursday diffused explosive substances including a detonator found in a tiffin box near a railway track about 30 km from here in Kerala, police said.Kottayam ... Read more...

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BJP seeks answer from PM over power outages


July 31st, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday castigated the government for the breakdown of the northern power grid and sections of eastern and northeastern grids ... 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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Assam violence: Tension continues, army stages flag march


July 25th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The army Wednesday staged a flag march in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts (BTAD) as there was no let-up in tensions with three more bodies ... Read more...

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A Pakistani train that broke down seven times


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) The ill-health of Pakistan Railways was highlighted when a train broke down seven times and reached its destination a staggering 35 hours late.Jaafar Express, which began ... Read more...

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Protest against petrol prices leaves India hobbled (Roundup)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Business was hit, roads deserted and train traffic disrupted Thursday as large parts of India shut down to protest the hike in petrol prices, ... Read more...

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Train traffic disrupted, shops closed in Bihar (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) constituents and Left parties in Bihar against the hike in petrol prices Thursday impacted life across ... Read more...

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Train traffic disrupted, shops closed in Bihar


May 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Left parties in Bihar against the hike in petrol prices Thursday impacted life across the ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits train traffic in Odisha


May 31st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) The movement of trains and commercial vehicles was hit in several parts of Odisha Thursday as the shutdown against the hike in petrol prices, ... Read more...

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26 injured as Punjab Mail derails near Rohtak (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 6 (IANS) AT least twenty-six people were reported injured when eight coaches of the Punjab Mail derailed at Sampla in Haryana's Rohtak district early Sunday.The derailment occurred ... Read more...

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Passenger dies, mob blocks Amritsar railway station


March 20th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 20 (IANS) A mob made up mostly of farmers Tuesday blocked train tracks at the Amritsar railway station after a passenger suffered a fatal heart attack, police said."One ... Read more...

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Chilly day in Delhi, dense fog hits train traffic (Second Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) With chilly winds gusting through the day and temperatures dipping below average, it was a cold Friday in Delhi as dense fog continued to hit ... Read more...

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Railways, police warn Telangana protesters against blockade


October 10th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Ignoring the "rail blockade" call by Telangana groups for Oct 12-14, the railways Monday decided to operate all trains in Telangana with police security and ... Read more...

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Greek riot police clash with demonstrators during nationwide strike


October 6th, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by BNO News
ATHENS (BNO NEWS) -- Greek riot police clashed with protesters in central Athens on Wednesday during a nationwide strike over the government's austerity measures, local media reported.According to reports, police forces used ... Read more...

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Five die in Pakistan train collision


August 30th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 25 injured when two trains collided Tuesday morning in Lahore, media reports said.The accident took place when a freight ... Read more...

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Landslide disrupts Konkan Railway traffic again


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) Barely hours after rail traffic resumed along the Konkan Railway (KR) route, a fresh landslide disrupted operations yet again Friday, an official said.This is the third ... Read more...

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Blockade brings Telangana train traffic to a standstill (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Rail movement in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh came to a standstill Thursday as agitators demanding a separate state stopped several trains as part ... Read more...

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Blockade brings Telangana train traffic to standstill


July 14th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Rail movement in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh came to a standstill Thursday as agitators demanding a separate Telangana state stopped several trains ... Read more...

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Telangana braces for two-day rail blockade (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) After a two-day shutdown, Telangana is now bracing for a two-day rail blockade which threatens to seriously disrupt rail links between south and north India.The ... Read more...

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Train derails after colliding with bus (Third Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, June 28 (IANS) A passenger train derailed Tuesday after it rammed into a bus on a railway track in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida area near the Indian capital, ... Read more...

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Heavy showers disrupt traffic on Konkan rail route


June 17th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 17 (IANS) Heavy monsoon rains Friday threw train traffic along the Konkan Railway (KR) route out of gear in Goa as a mudslide protection wall along the rail ... Read more...

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Jats continue blockages despite court orders


March 25th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Jat protestors continued blocking railway traffic in Haryana Friday despite the Punjab and Haryana High Court's orders to immediately vacate the tracks and the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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High court asks agitating Jats to leave rail tracks (Lead)


March 24th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 24 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday directed Jat community protesters to immediately leave the railway tracks that they have blocked in several parts of ... Read more...

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Jats threaten to halt trains, cut water to Delhi (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 22 (IANS) Leaders of Haryana Jats Tuesday threatened to halt road and train traffic and disrupt water supply to Delhi if the authorities failed to promise them quotas ... Read more...

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Trains back on track as Jats end blockade


March 20th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 20 (IANS) Railway services have resumed in this region after Jats demanding job quotas ended their rail blockade, but officials said on Sunday that it would take time ... Read more...

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Jat leaders head to Delhi to meet Chidambaram


March 19th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Amroha (Uttar Pradesh), March 19 (IANS) While the Jat community continues to disrupt rail services here demanding quotas in government jobs, president of the All India Jat Arakshan Samiti ... Read more...

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Court asks Uttar Pradesh to clear rail blockade by Jats


March 18th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Friday issued stern directives to the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure the restoration of rail services disrupted in the ten-day old agitation ... Read more...

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Telangana supporters disrupt train traffic (Second Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Rail transport was paralysed in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday as protesters demanding separate statehood to the region squatted on ... Read more...

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Rail blockade to disrupt train movement in Telangana


February 28th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Train traffic between Hyderabad and other parts of India is likely to be thrown out gear Tuesday with groups demanding separate statehood to Telangana calling ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up railway track in Bihar


February 11th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up a railway track in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district early Friday, police said. Train traffic was disrupted.They blew up the track near Kurhni railway station to ... Read more...

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Six dead, 16 injured as train roof-riders fall off (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Shahjahanpur, Feb 1 (IANS) At least six people riding on the roof of a train died and 16 were seriously injured Tuesday after they were thrown off as the train passed under ... Read more...

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Goods train derails in Bihar


January 8th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 8 (IANS) Nineteen wagons of a goods train derailed in Bihar's Kaimur district Saturday morning, damaging tracks and disrupting train services, officials said. No casualties were reported.The goods train derailed ... Read more...

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Air, rail, road traffic hit in Punjab, Haryana


January 6th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) Thick fog hit hard air, train and road traffic across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Thursday, with the Chandigarh airport shut due to poor visibility and trains running behind ... Read more...

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Heavy fog hit hard air, rail traffic (Evening Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Heavy winter played havoc with air and rail traffic in the Indian capital Monday, disrupting air and train traffic and leaving thousands stranded and fuming.Cancellations and flight ... Read more...

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Mamata wants train blockades to end


October 11th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 11 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday released a documentary film to generate awareness about the problems caused to passengers due to frequent obstruction of railway tracks.The documentary, in ... Read more...

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