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Metro viaduct will outlast adverse soil conditions, says Sreedharan 21.4.2018 Hindu: Kochi
Pillars designed to last 100 years, and they can support three times the design load, Metro Man asserts
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Metro rail every seven minutes in peak hours 21.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Clearance also given for trains to travel faster
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Oxygen masks, safety kits for Metro workers 21.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation on Friday showcased safety measures in place for personnel working on Metro 3 project’s tunneling operations.S.K Gupta,
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Metro work sites hit by shortage of migrant workers 20.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
KMRL MD inspects Maharaja’s Ground-Petta, Palarivattom-Kakkanad stretches
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A crater with excavators and crane in its belly 20.4.2018 Hindu: Health
Kaloor incident is a wake-up call to reassess the structural stability of other buildings in the vicinity
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Diversions lead to nightmarish traffic 20.4.2018 Hindu: Health
Vehicle movement banned at Kaloor, commuters bear the brunt
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Impeachment notice for publicity, political mileage: Vijay Goel 20.4.2018 General News
Union minister Vijay Goel said opposition parties' notice for impeachment of Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra is nothing but an attempt to garner publicity and derive political mileage. Goel, who was here to review the progress of Lucknow Metro Rail Project and national highway projects, accused the Congress party of using impeachment as a political tool. "In order to garner publicity and derive political mileage, some issues are being created and an atmosphere is being created against the constitutional bodies," the minister of state for parliamentary affairs said. "When Congress leaders were losing elections, they started blaming the Election Commission. But when they won the elections, they didn't refer to the EVMs. The same trend is being seen in the case of courts. If the judgement is not in their favour, they start criticising the judiciary," he said. His comments came hours after the opposition parties led by the Congress met Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman M ...
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Congress seeking impeachment for cheap publicity: Goel 20.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Union Minister Vijay Goel on Friday accused the Congress of initiating the motion for the impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra for "cheap publicity and scoring political brownie points".
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Metro briefly stopped after cave in of under con'tion building 20.4.2018 General News
Metro Rail services between two stations here were briefly stopped after an under construction private building caved in near another station. Services resumed today between Palarivattom and Maharajas stations after track experts certified that the structural stability of metro was not affected after the cave in last night during piling near Kaloor station. A Kochi Metro Rail Limited spokesperson said services to Maharajas station resumed after their assessment and that a trial run without passengers was successfully completed. The services between Aluva and Palarivattom continued to be unaffected, she said. A big crack had occurred on a road near metro pillars near Kaloor following the cave in of the commercial building No casualty was reported in the incident, district administration officials said. Meanwhile, Ernakulam District Collector Mohammed Y Safirulla constituted an expert panel to study reasons for the cave in and said steps would be taken to strengthen ...
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Man dies after suffering epilepsy attack inside public toilet 20.4.2018 General News
An 18-year-old man died after allegedly suffering an attack of epilepsy inside a public toilet at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) here today, police said. Ibrahim Sheikh, a resident of Dharavi, had come to meet his aunt Bilkis Bano (50), who alongwith others from Dnyaneshwar Nagar in suburban Bandra East had launched a huger strike near the Metro-3 office against demolition of their houses. The slums in Dnyaneshwar Nagar had been declared illegal and some of them were demolished for the Metro-3 project, said senior police inspector Kalpana Gadekar of BKC police station. After meeting his aunt, Sheikh stayed at the site of the hunger strike last night. He suffered an attack of epilepsy when visiting a nearby public toilet around 11 AM today and died on the spot, Gadekar said. The exact cause of death will be known after the autopsy report is received, she added. Police recovered some papers related to the treatment for epilepsy which he was taking, the officer said, adding ...
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City Buzz: Cash crisis in ATMs, India’s best paying cities and new role for Delhi Metro 20.4.2018 Citizen Matters
What is making news in Indian cities -- from Mumbai to Ahmedabad and Delhi to Hyderabad? A quick look at some of the most important and interesting headlines for urban India. »
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Tension grips city as building basement collapses during piling work 20.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Metro services suspended; traffic hit as cracks develop on road
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Uber to provide first and last-mile connectivity for metro-users 19.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
Cab aggregator signs a pact with Hyderabad Metro Rail
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Stakeholders lay stress on regaining lost space for public transport 19.4.2018 Hindu: Kochi
Private buses in city to be fitted with GPS this month
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Reliance Infra debuts in railway space, bags EPC contract 19.4.2018 Sify Finance
Reliance Infrastructure Limited EPC has received the Letter of Award (LOA) from Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) for its maiden railway project worth Rs 774 crore for the construction of third rail line between Jimidipeta and Gotlam on East Coast Railway on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis, the company said on Thursday.
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Uber India to keep spending its 20% share on drivers: Amit Jain 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
When asked how long the company would like to continue to operate without taking its share, Jain said India was a core market for the company and they have a long-term commitment to this market
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Uber ties up with Hyderabad Metro Rail for connectivity 19.4.2018 General News
: Cab aggregator Uber today said it has entered into a partnership with Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited for setting up kiosks at 24 stations across the city. "I am happy to announce the partnership with Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited. At Uber we believe the ride sharing services will complement public transportation systems making travel seamless," Uber, chief operating officer Barney Harford said at a press conference here. "This partnership we are announcing today provides first and last mile connectivity to 24 major Metro stations in the city and extend the reach and convenience of public transportation in the State," he added. HMRL managing director, NVS Reddy said Metro Rail always kept the interest of its commuters at the centre of the functioning. Through this partnership, Metro commuters can enjoy the ease of booking an Uber ride across all active stations in the city, the company said in a press release. Meanwhile, a few cab drivers working under Uber platform ...
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For a destination called peace 19.4.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
An eight-day train journey across Germany, Switzerland and France offered beauty, adventure and heritage
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Sheena Bora Trial: The secretary speaks. The plot thickens 19.4.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Indrani called her personal assistant Kajal Sharma from the UK, May 3, 2012, and told her she had to sign Sheena's resignation letter as if she was Sheena signing it.But she had to first practice the signature and send Indrani proof of her proficiency in signing Sheena's name before sending the letter off.Sharma said she was reluctant and told the court that she told Indrani as much, but Indrani demanded it of her.
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Puerto Rico hit by island-wide power blackout 19.4.2018 Reuters: World News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A power line failure in southern Puerto Rico cut electricity to almost all 3.4 million residents on Wednesday, the latest in a string of operational and political headaches for the U.S. territory's bankrupt, storm-ravaged power ...
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