transport system

Repair work of Airport Metro to end by October: Kamal Nath


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) More than two months after the Airport Metro Express line was shut down by the concessionaire citing safety concerns, union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath ... Read more...

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British guard stuns paperless Cameron


July 31st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A diligent guard deputed for Olympic security duty surprised Whitehall-headed British Prime Minister David Cameron Monday by asking him to show his papers.Cameron, however, praised ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators pull out of strike, CITU to go ahead


July 28th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal bus operators Saturday decided to pull out of the July 31 transport strike after assurances from the state government but the CPI-M labour ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indraprastha Gas quarterly net profit rises 6 percent


July 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) Saturday posted a six percent increase in net profit at Rs.85 crore for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.80 crore ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Badal gives go-ahead to Ludhiana Metro project


July 17th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Ludhiana Metro project will soon roll out after Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday gave a go-ahead to the Rs.10,300 crore mass transport scheme.According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Old vs new — ‘Teri Meri Kahaani’ set designer in time warp


June 1st, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Many production designers feel recreating the olden era for a period film is tougher than designing sets reflecting the modern era. But the experience turned ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Book on Delhi Metro’s success story


May 16th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Now one can flip through the success story of Delhi Metro and the management principles evolved by 'Metro Man' E. Sreedharan in a new book ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UP mulls metro, mono rail in big cities


March 24th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) In a major bid to haul up the state's infrastructure, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday ordered his officials to prepare feasibility reports for running ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangladesh to earn $44 mn from goods transit


February 27th, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Bangladesh can earn about $44 million a year by providing goods transit facilities to India and other neighbouring countries, an expert said.Transport expert M. Rahmatullah said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

124 trains cancelled in Telangana due to blockade


October 14th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Railways have cancelled 124 trains in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh from Oct 15 to 17 in view of the three-day "rail blockade" called by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rail blockade ends in Telangana, road transport still paralysed


September 25th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) The two-day rail blockade and strike by auto rickshaws in in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh ended Sunday evening but the buses of state-owned Road ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Over 200 trains cancelled in Telangana


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Over 200 trains scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Telangana were cancelled in view of the two-day rail blockade called by Telangana Joint Action Committee ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Metro ridership touches 18 lakh, sets new record


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within six days of registering its highest ever ridership, the Delhi Metro again surpassed the earlier record as over 18 lakh commuted in its trains ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

147 trains cancelled in view of Telangana blockade (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The railways have cancelled 31 Express and 116 passenger trains in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Thursday in view of the rail blockade called ... Read more...

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Telangana remains shut for second day


July 6th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Life remained paralysed across Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday, the second day of the 48-hour shutdown called by Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Krishna lands in Myanmar capital


June 21st, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar), June 21 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday arrived in this Myanmar capital for the first high-level interaction between the two countries since a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Autos to go off Delhi roads on Thursday, Friday (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Thousands of autorickshaws in the capital will go off the roads Thursday and Friday to press for the demand that the government pay for global ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Transportation “biggest risk” during 2012 London Olympics


April 15th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): A London Assembly report has claimed that tourists might face transportation problems during the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games.Stressing that transportation in the country remains "one of the biggest ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, China to help build Ethiopia rail network


March 30th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 30 (IANS) India and China will help build a railway network across Ethiopia that would significantly improve the east African nation's transport system.India has pledged $300 million ... Read more...

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Jeffrey Archer ‘predicts’ England vs Ireland World Cup final!


March 10th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Celebrated novelist and avid cricket fan Jeffrey Archer Thursday joked that England will win the cricket World Cup in a keenly contested final against Ireland.Archer, who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

47 trains cancelled to foil Telangana million march


March 10th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) In an attempt to foil the million march demanding statehood for Telangana, the authorities Thursday cancelled 47 trains coming here from various parts of the ... Read more...

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23 trains cancelled ahead of Telangana rail blockade (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 28 (IANS) The South Central Railway (SCR) Monday night cancelled 23 trains between Hyderabad and other destinations in view of Tuesday's rail blockade in Telangana called by groups demanding ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

MI5 dismissed 7/7 ringleader as Jihadi ‘tourist’, inquest hears


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): British Intelligence outfit MI5 had dismissed the July 7 ringleader as a Jihadi 'tourist' when he had travelled to Pakistan in 2003 to attend a terrorist training camp, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MI5 missed opportunity to identify 7/7-terror ringleader over poorly edited picture


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): British Intelligence outfit MI5 missed an opportunity to identify the ringleader of the July 7 bombers as terrorists because a surveilance photograph of him that could have been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Violence in parts of Hyderabad during Telangana protests (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Violence rocked parts of Hyderabad Monday as pro-Telangana students went berserk, setting afire a local train, ransacking a railway station and clashing with police in several areas.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Mysterious caller from Pakistan instructed 7/7 London suicide bomber on phone’


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3(ANI): The ringleader of the 7/7 suicide bombings on London's transport system received bomb-making instructions from a mysterious caller in Pakistan just days before the attacks, an inquest into the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chinese scientists develop train ‘that can travel as fast as plane’


February 1st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): Scientists have successfully developed a model Maglev train that can travel as fast as a plane in a laboratory in Southwest China.But putting the technology to use ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australia assures India about security of Indian students


January 20th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Australia Thursday reassured India that the safety and security of the Indian community and students will continue to be addressed pro-actively. "I have also just met with the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian community in Australia building bridges of friendship


January 20th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M Krishna today said the Indian community in Australia is playing an important and constructive role in building bridges of friendship and understanding between ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan Faces Heavy Snowfall, Toyota Halts Work Temporarily


January 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Japan, Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It would be wrong to assume that only Europe and USA are reeling under the onslaught of winter, the Asian countries like Japan are also ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Costly high-speed trains concern budget conscious Chinese


January 12th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 12 (ANI): The opening of more fast train services in China has led to fewer regular trains being available for budget-conscious passengers during the upcoming Spring Festival holiday period.In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Infrastructure, agriculture, healthcare is 2011 focus: PHD Chamber


January 11th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) PHD Chamber Tuesday said infrastructure, healthcare, housing and agri-business will be among the thrust areas of its activities during 2011. "PHD Chamber will focus on infrastructure, industrial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indraprastha Gas third quarter net up 14 percent


January 8th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) State-run gas utility company Indraprastha Gas Ltd Saturday reported a 14 percent increase in its net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal, which stood at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New terror alert hits trains, airports in London


January 7th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) A fresh terror alert has been issued in London amid fears of a Mumbai-style attack on airports and transport system, a media report said Friday.Thursday's alert meant that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK warns of 26/11style terror attack threats on airports, transport system


January 7th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): UK has issued a fresh terror alert in the country amid fears of a Mumbai-style attack on airports and the London transport system.According to the Daily Mail, security ... Read more...

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