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One killed as anti-Kudankulam protests turn violent (Third Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The over a year-long protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project in Tamil Nadu turned violent Monday, leaving one agitator dead in police firing in Tuticorin district ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protests: One killed in police firing


September 10th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) One person was killed in police firing when a crowd of anti-Kudankulam protestors attacked a police checkpost in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district Monday, police said. Three ... Read more...

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Two more trains to leave Bangalore for Guwahati


August 16th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Two special trains are to leave Bangalore for Guwahati Thursday night although the panic sparked by rumours of imminent attacks on people from the northeast has ... Read more...

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Northeast train services partially resume after two weeks


June 14th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar (Assam), June 14 (IANS) Train services between southern Assam and northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur, Mizoram were partially restored Thursday, connecting the region with the rest of India, after ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro gets automatic signalling system


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Kolkata Metro's automatic signalling system became operational Sunday, enhancing the transit system's safety and paving way for increased frequency of trains."The new Rs.12-crore signalling system became ... Read more...

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Speeding train kills 1, injures 3 in Assam


April 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 17 (IANS) One person was killed and three others were critically injured Tuesday after a speeding train hit them near Thakurbari in Chandrapur area on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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Automatic signaling system introduced on Kolkata Metro


April 8th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) In a bid to reduce congestion and increase the frequency of trains, Kolkata Metro Sunday introduced an automatic signaling system which will reduce the gap between ... Read more...

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New trains announced to keep Mamata’s promise


March 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A week ahead of his maiden budget March 14, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday announced 26 new trains, extended runs of five existing trains, ... Read more...

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Six killed in Poland train collision


March 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 4 (IANS) At least six people were killed and about 50 injured after two trains collided in southern Poland Saturday, said local officials.According to polish TV, the accident ... Read more...

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Six killed as trains collide in Poland (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 4 (IANS) At least six people were killed and nearly 50 injured in southern Poland after two trains had a head-on collision Saturday, said local officials.According to polish ... Read more...

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Abhishek’s daredevilry in ‘Players’ impresses Abbas-Mustan


January 5th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) It's Abhishek Bachchan's turn to show daredevilry and he did it in "Players" - the actor performed some risky stunts in the forthcoming action-thriller all ... Read more...

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Kashmir rail services back on track


November 24th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) A day after 20 people sustained minor injuries in a derailment in Jammu and Kashmir, rail services in the valley resumed Thursday as per schedule, ... Read more...

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Two train accidents injure 21


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 (IANS) At least 21 people were injured in two rail accidents Wednesday -- a train derailment in Kashmir and a collision between two trains in Odisha ... Read more...

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12 Shanghai Metro officials punished for crash


October 7th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 7 (IANS) A dozen Metro officials have been punished, three of them being sacked, for a collision between two trains that left over 250 people injured.A probe ... 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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Train derailment in central Poland kills 1, injures dozens


August 13th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
WARSAW, POLAND (BNO NEWS) -- One person was killed on Friday afternoon and dozens more were injured when a passenger train carrying some 280 people derailed in central Poland, officials said on ... Read more...

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Airport Metro increases frequency during peak hours


August 5th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) On commuter requests for increased frequency, the Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) has reduced the time between two trains from 20 to 15 minutes ... Read more...

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Train crash in South Africa injures more than 850


May 20th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of people were injured on late Thursday afternoon when two passenger trains collided in the South African city of Johannesburg, officials said on early Friday.The accident happened ... Read more...

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Cargo train collision blocks Amtrak train


April 18th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Des Moines, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A deadly collision between two cargo trains has led to the closure of the rails linking San Francisco and Chicago. The collision which occurred on Sunday ... Read more...

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Train to Khajuraho and more: Rail budget brings cheer to Agra


February 26th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 26 (IANS) At last tourists from Agra will now be able to take a train to Khajuraho, the historic heritage city in Madhya Pradesh. According to the new railway ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 injured in South Africa train crash


January 15th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by BNO News
SPRINGS, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 100 people were injured on late Friday afternoon when two passenger trains collided in South Africa, rescue workers said on Saturday.The accident happened just before ... Read more...

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Two Shiv Sena leaders booked for Pune violence


December 30th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 30 (IANS) Two days after a Shiv Sena-called shutdown evoked some violence and a partial response in this Maharashtra city, a compliant was Thursday lodged against two of the ... Read more...

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Partial response to Sena-BJP Pune shutdown call (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 28 (IANS) A shutdown called Tuesday by the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to protest the removal of a statue of Shivaji's teacher Dadoji Konddev Tuesday ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro inducts six-coach trains (Third Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Thursday night inducted two six-coach trains on the Dwarka-Noida and Dwarka-Anand Vihar routes to ease soaring crowds on the network. The two trains left ... Read more...

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Train crash kills at least 19, injures hundreds in central Bangladesh


December 8th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by BNO News
DHAKA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 19 people were killed and hundreds more were injured when two trains collided in central Bangladesh on Wednesday afternoon, police and local media reported.The accident happened ... Read more...

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33 killed in Indonesia train collision (Lead)


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 2 (IANS) At least 33 people were killed and a dozen injured early Saturday when two trains collided in Indonesia's central Java province, officials said.According to rescuers, three coaches were ... Read more...

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25 killed, 30 hurt in Indonesia train collision


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 2 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 30 others seriously wounded early Saturday when two trains collided in Indonesia's central Java province, Xinhua reported.Rescuers were working to evacuate ... Read more...

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20 killed in train collision in Madhya Pradesh (Night Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal/New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and 30 injured in a collision between two trains in Madhya Pradesh early Monday and several passengers were trapped in the mangled ... Read more...

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15 die, 52 injured as trains collide (Fourth Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal/New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Railway workers armed with steel cutters struggled to extricate passengers trapped in mangled train cars after a collision between two trains in Madhya Pradesh killed 15 ... Read more...

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13 killed, 40 injured as trains collide in Madhya Pradesh


September 20th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Shivpuri (MP), Sep 20 (ANI): At least thirteen people were killed and over 40 others injured when the Indore-Gwalior Intercity Express collided with a freight train at the Bhadarwas railway station in ... Read more...

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Alstom bags Rs.1,470 crore contract from Chennai Metro


September 11th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) International rail infrastructure major Alstom's Indian subsidiary Saturday said it has bagged a contract worth about Rs.1,470 crore (243 million euros), to supply 168 rail cars ... Read more...

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Scores injured after trains collide head-on near Johannesburg


September 10th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by BNO News
ALRODE ALBERTON, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens of passengers were injured when two trains, one of them a passenger train, collided head-on in a town near Johannesburg on Friday morning, emergency ... Read more...

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Dozens injured after trains crash near Johannesburg - official


September 10th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by BNO News
ALRODE ALBERTON, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens of passengers were injured when two trains, one of them a passenger train, collided in a town near Johannesburg on Friday, emergency officials said.Chris ... Read more...

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Major train collision averted in West Bengal (Lead)


August 22nd, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) A major railway accident was averted in West Bengal Sunday when two trains moving in opposite directions came within 150-200 metres of each other on the same track ... Read more...

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Train accident averted in West Bengal


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) A major accident was averted in West Bengal Sunday after two trains moving in opposite directions came within 150-200 metres of each other on the same track after ... Read more...

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