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Torrential Rains Hit Chennai, Flights Cancelled, PM Calls up Jayalalithaa

As torrential rains hit Chennai since yesterday, all flights to and from Chennai airport have been cancelled, said Deepak Shastri, director of the airport, adding that the floodwaters have reached the level of undercarriage of aircraft. Since flights cannot take off unless the water levels recede, he said it could take few more days. Even city-based local trains and inter-state ...

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Railway Budget 2015 Watch Live: Suresh Prabhu Gets Ready to Present Budget

    12:11 PM: Recollecting Mahatma Gandhi, he said railway infrastructure still falls below expectations and provides many challenges. 492 trains running at 100%, he noted. Though Rajdhani can speed up to 130 km , it can run only at 70 km, he said.        12:10 PM: Suresh Prabhu begins reading the Railway budget 2015-16, thanking PM Modi. 11:25 ...

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PM Modi Recollects Childhood, Turns Emotional, Concluding Varanasi Visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who stayed at the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), during his two-day visit to Varanasi, recollected his childhood days while writing in the visitors’ entry book at the end of the tw-day visit to his constituency. Modi remarked that the stay in DLW brought back memories of his childhood, when he had been closely associated with trains ...

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Rumours galore trigger panic among North-Eastern people in Hyderabad, Bangalore

It was a trivial rumour that has triggered panic among the North-Eastern people who are living in Hyderabad and Bangalore that they would be killed by an agitated community in revenge to attacks in Myanmar. Bangalore’s Nelasandra and some outskirts of Hyderabad witnessed groups of local people belonging to a community threatening them to leave or face consequences soon. The ...

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