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Ahmedabad: Metro will run at six stations by January 17.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The underground metro tunnel is slithering towards the Kalupur Railway station, where there will be integration of the bullet train, the railways and the Metro rail. Ahmedabad's Metroman IP Gautam said the Metro service will begin next January 2019. "The work is progressing fast. Coaches of the Metro will be made by December and a trial run will start next January. The priority of the project is to finish the stretch between Vastral and Apparel Park first. Work is complete at Apparel Park depot and will be ready for operations by October," said Gautam, MD, MEGA (Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar Ahmedabad). There is a 6.5 km of underground section in the East-West corridor for which tract construction work has begun. "Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM) are working for the underground network. Three machines are already being used and a forth one has started working from Thursday. A half-kilometre tunnel has already been bored," said Gautam. Most of the underground work is taking place in the walled part of ...
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Delhi Metro's First-Ever Corridor Was Inaugurated By Atal Bihari Vajpayee 17.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Many of the nearly 27 lakh commuters who hop on to the Delhi Metro every day are unlikely to be aware that the sprawling network started with an 8.2-km section of the Red Line was inaugurated by the...
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Kerala floods: As death toll goes up to 73, husband of nurse who died of Nipah virus donates first salary for relief 16.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The husband of Lini Puthussery, the Kerala nurse who died of the Nipah virus earlier this year, has donated his first salary for the Kerala flood relief  According to a News18 report, Sajeesh, who was given a job by the state government after his wife’s death, handed over the amount to state excise and labour minister TP Ramakrishnan in Kozhikode district. Lini's death had raised questions on the safety of the medical staff at hospitals. Lini, a nurse of the Perambra taluk hospital, was infected when she took care of three members of a family in Changaroth, who later died of nipah virus. She had scribbled an emotional last letter to Sajeesh saying, "I am almost on the way. I do not think I can meet you. You should look after our children well." The letter had gone viral on social media. Meanwhile, the death toll in the state rose to 73, according to news agency ANI. Prime Minster Narendra Modi today asked the Defence Ministry to further step up relief and rescue operations across Kerala which is facing a ...
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Kerala floods: 5 more killed, toll 72; PM asks MoD to step up relief ops 16.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Reports of a landslide have also come in from Thrissur district and some people are said to be missing.
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Kerala Flood Updates: Kochi Metro Services Stopped, Rain Red Alert On 16.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Sixty people are dead, 25 in just the last 24 hours in Kerala as the rain fury continues. A red alert was issued across the state in what has turned out to be the state's worst monsoon in almost a...
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LIVE! Kerala floods: Southern Railways, Kochi Metro suspend operations 16.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Public Transport Collapses In Rain-Hit Kerala, Kochi Metro Shut: 10 Facts 16.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Efforts to rescue people stranded in their homes in several parts of Kerala are on war-footing with all the three defence forces, the NDRF and private groups working all through the night. People were...
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After Airport, Railway And Metro Services Suspended In Flood-Hit Kerala 16.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The public transport system collapsed in many parts of central Kerala with the Southern Railways and Kochi Metro today suspending their operations due to floods.
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Kerala floods 2018: State disaster fund releases list of WhatsApp, landline numbers to contact 16.8.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The situation continues to look grim in Kerala with rains hitting several districts of the state. For those interested in helping those in need, click here . The toll in rain and flood-related incidents in Kerala climbed to 67 with 25 deaths reported on Wednesday. Some carriers announced cancellation and diversion of flights in and out of Kochi after suspension of operations at the airport till Saturday. Late Wednesday, however, Kerala State Disaster Management Authority, shared some numbers that you can reach out to in case of assistance. Each district has a designated number for it. KOCHI METRO SERVICES SUSPENDED Meanwhile,  the public transport system collapsed in many parts of central Kerala with the Southern Railways and Kochi Metro today suspending their operations due to floods. Rise in flood waters in Periyar river due to continuous rains and opening of all shutters of all major dams including Mullaperiyar, Cheruthoni, part of Idukki reservoir, and Idamalayar, have severely hit life of people in ...
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All you need to know before taking Delhi Metro, DTC on Independence Day 14.8.2018 Zee News : India National
Security in the city has been tightened ahead of Independence Day celebrations.
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Metro Services To Begin At 4:30 am On Violet Line On Independence Day 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Metro services will begin at 4:30 am tomorrow on the Violet Line to facilitate movement of people who wish to attend the Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort, officials today said.
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3 Nagpur College Students Die After Their Two-Wheeler Crashes Into Crane 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Three college girl students travelling on a two-wheeler were killed when their vehicle hit a crane engaged in metro rail work Maharashtra's Nagpur this morning, police said.
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Metro services to begin early on Violet Line on Independence Day 14.8.2018 Zee News : States
The Violet Line, one of the busiest corridors of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), connects Escorts Mujesar in Faridabad to Kashmere Gate in Old Delhi.
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Delhi: Special Metro train to spread message of patriotism for two months 14.8.2018 DNA: Mumbai
A specially decorated Metro train will ply on the Yellow Line for the next two months spreading the message of patriotism. The six-coach train has been donned with pictures of freedom fighters and other national icons who played a significant role in India's Freedom Struggle. The initiative by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) comes ahead of the Independence Day. "This six-coach special train fully wrapped with photographs of our freedom fighters, martyrs and soldiers such as Mahatma Gandhi, Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Subhash Chandra Bose, Dr BR Ambedkar, great Indian personalities such as Lata Mangeshkar, former President APJ Abdul Kalam, shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan, cricket hero Kapil Dev, among others will run on the Samaypur Badli-HUDA City Centre (Yellow Line) for the next two months. The Metro train also has a lot of inspiring messages to spread the idea of nationalism and unity among metro commuters," an official of the DMRC said. Meanwhile, Union Minister of State for External Affairs, ...
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Special Metro Train To Spread Message Of Patriotism For Next Two Months 13.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, the Delhi Metro today put into service a six-coach special train, fully wrapped with photographs of freedom fighters and other Indian icons to spread the...
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Traffic restrictions in Delhi for Independence Day rehearsal 13.8.2018 Zee News : States
Delhi Police has imposed several traffic restrictions while security has also been increased for Independence Day parade rehearsal.
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Washington police out in force for far right rally on Charlottesville anniversary 13.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
Washington was bracing for a white nationalist rally on Sunday organized to coincide with the anniversary of last year's racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Delhi: Group of three women arrested for multiple thefts 12.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
With the arrest of three women, the Delhi police have claimed to have solved a case of theft gold jewelry worth Rs 2.4 lakh in metro units on Saturday. According to the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Metro) Deepak Gaur, three women — Rita (45), Poonam (22) and Suman (22) — have been arrested. "A complaint was received on August 7 from two female passengers, who were on the way from Rajiv Chowk metro station to Akshardham metro station. The train was crowded. The two sisters kept their bag on shoulder. At Indraprastha metro station, three women boarded the metro and stood along with the sisters. When they deboarded the metro train at the Akshardham metro station, she realised that the zip of the bags of her and her sister was found open," Gaur stated. "When they checked the bag, eight gold bangles amounting to Rs 2.4 lakh and Rs 30,000 cash was found stolen. She suspected that the women who boarded the metro at Indraprastha metro station and were standing along with her had stolen their jewelry and cash ...
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Term ends for Jaipur Metro phase two consultant before DPR 12.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The contract duration for consultant firm to draft project report of the second phase of Jaipur Metro has expired before formal approval of the report. The French firm Egis Rail is set to apply for an extension for completion of the pending task. The consultant though is yet to submit a formal request for the extension even as the contract expired on August 3. The consultant firm is apparently unlikely to admit the delay caused due to reports pending for consideration of Jaipur Metro and state government. The officials at Jaipur Metro though claim that some components of the task remain pending. “There are a total of 9 related reports that the consultant has to submit as part of the second phase detailed project report. Even as the majority of the work has been completed, some still needs to be completed,” said a Jaipur Metro official. “The consultant in the previous discussion has asked for a nearly two-month extension,” he adds.  A comprehensive mobility plan drafted by the consultant remains under ...
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'Tussle' between Delhi transport minister, secretary blamed for d... 11.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
'Tussle' between Delhi transport minister, secretary blamed for d...
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