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  • Train gets derailed in Assam, over 50 injured 16-04-2014 08:00 AM

    Guwahati: Over 50 passengers were injured, 19 of them seriously, when the engine and 10 coaches of the Dimapur-Kamakhya BG Express derailed at Teghiria in central Assam in the wee hours today. The derailment damaged 100 mts of railway line leading to cancellation of eight trains on the route. The...
  • Mathura: One person killed as train derails, six injured 11-04-2014 08:42 PM

    One person was killed while six others were injured when two coaches of a Mathura bound train derailed here between Maura and Goverdhan stations, on Friday. The last two coaches of Alwar Mathura Passenger train derailed and were dragged for about one km before the train came to a halt,...
  • 'Rat on the train!' Video of New York commuters reacting in panic to a rat on a subway train goes viral on YouTube 10-04-2014 12:02 PM

    Turns out, New Yorkers are just as wimpy as anyone else. A subway train was leaving the Fulton Street station in lower Manhattan on Monday when someone shouted, "Rat on the train!" Jinais Ponnampadikkal Kader started recording the ensuing panic on his cellphone. His video shows people screaming as a...
  • Itanagar gets its first passenger train 07-04-2014 04:49 PM

    The Arunachal capital on Monday was put on the country's railway map with the first passenger train of about 400 commuters arriving at Naharlagun near Itanagar. The train with 10 passengers and two goods compartments, towed by a diesel engine, left Dekargaon at 7 AM and arrived at Itanagar at...
  • 'Alert' railway staff helps avert major mishap on Ahmedabad-bound Rajdhani train 07-04-2014 08:08 AM

    An alert railway staff on Sunday averted what would have been a major mishap by stopping the New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani train near Sojat Road station and putting out the smoke coming out of an SLR coach. A pointman at Sojat Road station, which falls along Ajmer-Marwar Junction route, observed the...
  • Smoke noticed from New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani Express, major mishap averted 06-04-2014 11:15 PM

    An alert railway staff on Sunday averted what would have been a major mishap by stopping the New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani train near Sojat Road station and putting out the smoke coming out of an SLR coach. A pointman at Sojat Road station, which falls along Ajmer-Marwar Junction route, observed the...
  • UP: Two trains collide in Sonbhadra; 2 feared dead, five injured 03-04-2014 07:13 AM

    Sonbhadra: In a rear-end collision, two trains collided in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra in the wee hours of Thursday leaving at least two dead and five others injured. The trains involved in the accident were Katni Passenger train and Varanasi-Shaktinagar Intercity Express. The incident took place near Obra in UP. "The...
  • LS polls: Kejriwal's train journey from Delhi to Varanasi 30-03-2014 10:46 PM

    Varanasi: On March 24 when Arvind Kejriwal boarded the Shivganga Express from New Delhi to Varanasi, he set the stage for the battle that has fired the imagination and interest of the 'aam aadmi' and political commentators across the country- Arvind Kejriwal Vs Narendra Modi. Is it a no contest,...
  • Scary footage of a train flying off the track and climbing halfway up an escalator after it failed to stop at the end line 27-03-2014 12:43 PM

    A Chicago Transit Authority train got derailed and climbed halfway up an escalator, after it failed to stop at the end of the line, flying off the tracks. 32 people were reportedly injured. The grainy video has a frightening moment when the commuters scramble to get out of the way...
  • Chris Evans ready to give up acting for directing movies 26-03-2014 06:18 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Captain America' fame actor Chris Evans has hinted that he is ready to give up acting for directing. The actor makes his directorial debut with upcoming movie '1:30 Train'. When asked when he plans to hang up his 'Captain America' shield, he said: "That's a good question. We...
  • 'Train To Pakistan' actors remember Khushwant Singh fondly 24-03-2014 05:54 PM

    Mumbai: Actors Divya Dutta and Rajit Kapur, who starred in the screen adaptation of Khushwant Singh's 'Train To Pakistan', have fond memories of the late journalist and writer, who died in the capital last week. He passed away quietly at his residence March 20. He was 99. Divya, who played...
  • 50-year-old woman stabbed to death in Mumbai local train 22-03-2014 11:01 AM

    Mumbai: A 50-year-old elderly woman has been stabbed to death in a Mumbai local train on Saturday morning. The incident took place inside the luggage compartment of a Virar-bound local train. Police have filed an FIR in the case against unknown persons. They claim that the victim was a vegetable...
  • Mumbai train accident: One dead, three injured 20-03-2014 04:35 PM

    Mumbai: One person died while three others were injured when the coupling between the bogies of a local train broke in Mumbai on Thursday. The incident happened between the Titwala and Ambivali stations. The passengers reportedly jumped off the train in a bid to save themselves and suffered injuries. More...
  • Mumbai: Coupling between bogies of train breaks, 3 injured 20-03-2014 03:49 PM

    Mumbai: Three passengers on board a local train were injured when the coupling between its bogies broke. The incident reportedly happened between Titwala and Ambivali stations. The passengers reportedly jumped off the train in a bid to save themselves and suffered injuries. More details are awaited. ...
  • Train rams into car at unmanned crossing; 15-yr-old boy killed 19-03-2014 05:42 PM

    A 15-year-old boy was killed while his parents and elder brother were injured when a train engine rammed into a car at an unmanned railway crossing near Agra, police said on Wednesday. The mishap occurred last night at Prabhatnagar Railway Crossing, a few kilometres from Agra, when Lajjaram, a chauffeur,...
  • A day after Holi, heavy rush in trains from Bihar 18-03-2014 03:02 PM

    A day after Holi, most of the railway stations in Bihar were on Tuesday witnessing a heavy rush of passengers, mostly migrant workers returning to their work places outside the state, a railway official in Patna said. "It is a big challenge for us as there is a heavy rush...
  • World T20: Indian pacers do not warm-up to 'mannequin training' 16-03-2014 07:23 PM

    Fatullah: India's bowling coach Joe Dawes has been under-fire for quite sometime as his 'out of the box' coaching methods are simply not working and there was a distinct lack of energy evident among the Indian players ahead of their opening warm-up tie against Sri Lanka on Sunday. None of...
  • GRP jawans accused of looting train passengers 14-03-2014 07:38 PM

    Some passengers of a Bihar-bound train have alleged that three GRP personnel looted them, police said on Friday. Around a dozen passengers of a general coach of the Jogbani Express, which started from Anand Vihar railway station in Delhi yesterday, alleged that three GRP jawans boarded the train at Aligarh...
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  • Kejriwal in Mumbai: AAP workers break metal detectors at Churchgate 12-03-2014 01:11 PM

    Mumbai: There was chaos at the Churchgate station in Mumbai on Wednesday after Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal decided to take the local train. AAP supporters have reportedly damaged metal detectors at the Churchgate station. While many commuters complained of inconvenience, the AAP workers said that the metal workers...
  • Kejriwal to start LS poll campaign from Mumbai, to travel in local trains, auto-rickshaws 11-03-2014 03:44 PM

    Living up to his common man image, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will kickstart his Lok Sabha campaign in Mumbai on Wednesday by using public transport to reach out to voters, the party said on Tuesday. After landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Kejriwal will catch an auto-rickshaw to go...
  • Government expedites efforts to select members of Lokpal committee 04-03-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has expedited efforts to select seven members and chairperson of the Search Committee for Lokpal, official sources said. However, the government may not be able to select chairperson and members for the anti-graft body before Lok Sabha polls following refusal of...
  • 27 dead in knife attack at southwestern China train station 01-03-2014 10:49 PM

    Beijing: China's official Xinhua News Agency says at least 27 people are dead and 109 injured after a group of knife-wielding men attacked a train station in southwestern China. Xinhua did not provide more details about the Saturday evening attack at the Kunming Railway Station in Yunnan province, and the...
  • All facilities at one place, NCC to set up four training academies soon 28-02-2014 05:37 PM

    National Cadet Corps (NCC) will soon set up four training academies in Rajasthan with the aim to provide all required facilities to its cadets at one place. "All facilities for training will be provided at one place. The academies will have parade ground, accommodation facilities, obstacle training and other required...
  • Three elephants die after being hit by a train in Assam 27-02-2014 06:44 PM

    Guwahati: Three elephants were killed when they were hit by a local passenger train in upper Assam's Jorhat district. The elephants were killed when the Guwahati-Tinsukia Intercity Express hit them as they were crossing the railway track at Venuguri village near Moriani railway station in a herd. The elephants were...
  • 'Inconvenience caused is deeply regretted': BJP advises Bihar to avoid trains tomorrow 27-02-2014 05:32 PM

    The BJP on Thursday appealed to the commuters to avoid travelling by trains on Friday in view of the party's 'rail roko' stir to demand special status for Bihar. Regretting that the agitation may cause inconvenience to the public, party leader and former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi urged...
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia flags off new Pune-Gwalior train 27-02-2014 07:34 AM

    A new weekly train between Pune and Gwalior was flagged off on Wednesday. Union Minister of State for Power Jyotiraditya Scindia flagged off the express train (11102/11101) from Gwalior. The train will leave from Gwalior every Saturday and from Pune every Monday, Railway sources said. After the inaugural function at...
  • Hajipur railway station vandalised by mob after train runs over a man 24-02-2014 03:50 PM

    Irked by the death of a man after a train hit him, a mob on Monday vandalised the Hajipur Junction railway station, police said. Mohammad Naem Kadri (50) was killed when a train dashed against him as he was crossing the track at the station. Soon after, a mob started...
  • Trains cancelled due to fog for months to resume services from Friday 20-02-2014 12:39 PM

    Over two dozen trains that remained cancelled for the past three months because of fog and poor visibility will begin running February 21, an official said on Thursday. These trains, including 24 passenger and short-distance trains, have been out of operation. Other than MEMU trains between satellite towns like Kanpur,...
  • Rise in cases of pickpocketing in Delhi Metro trains 19-02-2014 05:44 PM

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said a spurt of more than 450 per cent has been registered in cases of pickpocketing in Delhi Metro trains in 2013 as compared to previous years. In a written reply, Minister of State for Home Mullappally Ramachandran informed the Rajya Sabha that 653 cases...