Transition

  • 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...
  • Operations to start from Mumbai's T2 terminal on Feb 12 10-02-2014 10:55 PM

    Mumbai Airport on Monday said it is all geared up to commence international flight operations from the recently inaugurated T2 (Terminal 2) at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport from Wednesday. The transition of all international flights from the existing terminal to the T2 will begin with the arrival of the...
  • Delhi Court grants 24-hour custody of Narayan Sai to Gujarat Police 05-12-2013 09:16 AM

    Self-styled Godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai was on Wednesday allowed by a Delhi court to be taken into 24-hour custody of Gujarat Police which secured his transit remand for producing him before a court in Surat in connection with a rape case. The court also gave transit remand of two...
  • NIA given 13-day remand of 2 SIMI activists involved in Patna blasts, Bodh Gaya attacks 04-12-2013 02:31 PM

    A special court in Patna on Wednesday gave 13 days remand of two SIMI activists arrested from Chhattisgarh in connection with Bodh Gaya and Patna serial blasts to NIA for questioning. After being brought to Patna from Raipur, two SIMI activists--Umer Siddiqui and Azharuddin Kureshi--were produced in the court of...
  • Maharashtra: CAG slams MHADA for shoddy repair, reconstruction of buildings 27-09-2013 11:29 AM

    Mumbai: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has slammed the Maharashtra Housing and Areas Development Authority (MHADA) for shoddy state of buildings in the city. While the Mumbra collapse highlighted the issue of substandard construction posing a danger to lives, the recent CAG report has come down heavily on...
  • Court grants 3 day transit remand of IM operatives Yasin Bhatkal, Osadulla Akhtar 29-08-2013 08:17 PM

    A court at Motihari in Bihar on Thursday granted three days transit remand of two top IM operatives who were arrested from Raxual on Indo-Nepal border this morning. Chief Judicial Magistrate S C Mishra granted three-day transit remand of the two IM operatives Yasin Bhatkal and his associate Osadulla Akhtar...
  • Pak, China ink MoU for cooperation in energy, mass transit 15-06-2013 03:11 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan and China on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in energy, mass transit, industrial cities and road projects. The MoU was signed by officials of Pakistan's Water and Power Ministry and China's Norinco International in the presence of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. A Chinese delegation headed...
  • Promoters will get 18 months to open branches: RBI 04-06-2013 01:21 AM

    Mumbai: The central bank on Monday said the entities getting licences to open new banks will be given 18 months to open branches against 12 months prescribed earlier, and promoters would have to transfer their holdings to the non-operative financial holding company (NOFHC) in a stipulated period. "It has been...
  • China: Party Congress finalises list of top officials 11-11-2012 08:50 PM

    Beijing: On the fourth day of their brain storming congress to select the new set of Chinese leaders to replace the current lot, ruling Communist Party on Sunday finalised a list of candidates for the 365-member Central Committee, an administrative and policy body, that would govern the country for next...
  • Superstorm Sandy: 4 days on, US struggles to recover 02-11-2012 10:22 AM

    In the US, 88 people have died due to superstorm Sandy and nine states still remain badly hit. The Metropolitan Transit Authority says nine of 23 subway lines are still not running. Much of Manhattan remains in the dark. ...
  • Ahmedabad: BRTS makes lives easier for public 07-12-2011 09:19 AM

    Ahmedabad: Lesser costs, smoother drives and almost no traffic jams " these are some features of Ahmedabad's Bus Rapid Transit System or BRT, considered by many as the best rapid transport system. And it's no surprise then that many Ahmedabadis have traded their private transport for a hassle free BRTS...
  • Abdul Raheem al-Keeb elected Libya's interim PM 01-11-2011 09:51 AM

    Tripoli: Tripoli academic and former student in the United States, Abdul Raheem al-Keeb, was elected Libya's interim prime minister in a vote by members of the ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) in front of reporters on Monday. The NTC has promised to hold elections after eight months for a national...
  • Gaddafi to be buried in secret desert grave: NTC 25-10-2011 08:30 AM

    Misrata: Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi will be buried on Tuesday in a secret desert grave, a National Transitional Council official said, ending a wrangle over his rotting corpse that led many to fear for Libya's governability. With their Western allies uneasy that Gaddafi was battered and shot after his...
  • Doc says Gaddafi killed by bullet in stomach 21-10-2011 03:38 PM

    Dubai: Muammar Gaddafi was fatally wounded by a bullet in his intestines following his capture, according to a doctor who examined his body, amid conflicting accounts of how the fugitive former Libyan leader met his end. Gaddafi, 69, was killed on Thursday after being captured by the Libyan fighters he...
  • Gaddafi's death: who pulled the trigger? 21-10-2011 12:59 PM

    Sirte: Disturbing images of a blood-stained and shaken Muammar Gaddafi being dragged around by angry fighters quickly circulated around the world after the Libyan dictator's dramatic death near his home town of Sirte. The exact circumstances of his demise are still unclear with conflicting accounts of his death emerging. But...
  • Pulled from drain pipe, Gaddafi was shown no mercy 21-10-2011 06:58 AM

    Sirte: Dragged from hiding in a drainage pipe, a wounded Muammar Gaddafi raised his hands and begged revolutionary fighters: "Don't kill me, my sons." Within an hour, he was dead, but not before jubilant Libyans had vented decades of hatred by pulling the eccentric dictator's hair and parading his bloodied...
  • FTN: Western forces must to remove 3rd world dictators? 20-10-2011 11:26 PM

    Muammar Gaddafi was killed on Thursday as revolutionary fighters overwhelmed his hometown of Sirte. ...
  • What does this mean for the Arab world? 20-10-2011 10:24 PM

    Dr Wael Awwad, South Asia Bureau Chief, Al Arabiya from New Delhi speaks to CNN-IBN on Muammar Gaddafi's death. ...
  • Gaddafi killed by Libyans he once scorned as 'rats' 20-10-2011 05:48 PM

    Sirte: Muammar Gaddafi was killed by Libyans he once scorned as "rats," succumbing to wounds, some seemingly inflicted after his capture by fighters who overran his last redoubt on Thursday in his hometown of Sirte. Two months after Western-backed rebels ended 42 years of eccentric, often bloody, one-man rule by...
  • Gaddafi captured and wounded: NTC official 20-10-2011 05:07 PM

    Tripoli: Deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been captured and wounded in both legs, National Transitional Council official Abdel Majid said on Thursday. "He's captured. He's wounded in both legs ... He's been taken away by ambulance," the senior NTC military official told Reuters by telephone. The Libyan interim government...
  • Transit of Indian goods through Bangladesh begins 19-10-2011 09:58 PM

    Dhaka: Nine Indian trucks on Wednesday crossed into Bangladesh's north-eastern borders marking the formal launch of a regularised transit of goods to Agartala, even as Premier Sheikh Hasina visited her country's enclave via the Tinbigha corridor in West Bengal. Hasina said the two neighbours were expected to soon begin exchange...
  • Mountainous terrain hampering Gaddafi hunt 11-10-2011 01:17 PM

    Tripoli: Fugitive Muammar Gaddafi may be hiding in a remote and thinly-populated area surrounded by mountains in an attempt to frustrate efforts to track him, a representative of Libya's ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) said on Monday. Gaddafi has been on the run since NTC forces surged into Tripoli on...
  • Gaddafi defenders stall advance on Libyan town 11-09-2011 05:45 PM

    Tripoli: Battle-hardened Libyan combatants joined the fight to capture a desert town from well-armed loyalists of Muammar Gaddafi on Sunday after the head of Libya's interim council warned that the ousted leader still posed a threat. Gaddafi troops firing rockets and mortars held up local fighters trying to push into...
  • IMF recognises NTC as Libyan government 10-09-2011 08:12 PM

    Washington: International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Saturday recognised the rebel's National Transitional Council (NTC) as the legitimate government of Libya, assuring the war ravaged country of rapid and sustainable economic recovery. "I am happy to report that reflecting the views of the international community, the IMF will deal with the...
  • B'desh for framework pact on transit with India 04-09-2011 01:02 PM

    Dhaka: Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's September 6-7 visit in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Sunday said it preferred a framework agreement on transit between the two sides instead of a revised Indian proposal for inking a protocol on using this country's two seaports. "Bangladesh has prepared a draft on a...
  • Hillary urges support for interim Libyan authority 02-09-2011 08:53 AM

    Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on the international community to maintain their support towards Libya's emerging new leadership, while asserting that NATO's air mission will continue in the north African state till "civilians remain under threat of attack". At this critical juncture, the international community must...
  • Peace transition must proceed: Hillary on Libya 02-09-2011 08:37 AM

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with leaders of Libya's National Transitional Council in Paris and called for a spirit of reconciliation and justice. ...
  • Zero hour for Gaddafi as besieged Tripoli rises up 21-08-2011 11:16 AM

    Tripoli: Explosions and gunfire rocked Tripoli through the night as opponents of Muammar Gaddafi rose up in the capital, declaring a final push to topple the Libyan leader after a six-month war reached the city's outskirts. A defiant Gaddafi said an assault by "rats" had been repelled. "Those rats... were...