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Chugging against change: Few things ailing the Indian Railways

Chugging against change: Few things ailing the Indian Railways

Nearly a hundred years later, though the Indian Railways have long discontinued the third class compartments, the problems rail travellers face are much the same as what Gandhi experienced.   The railway carriage was packed and in the compartment that had a capacity of nine, 12 passengers were already crammed in. But for a friend's help, the frail Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi would not even have been able to secure a seat for himself. Just then, a railway employee swore at a commuter, ..., 4 hours ago

Statement of U.S. Conference of Mayors President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake on Today's Announcement for Financial Aid for Education for Federal and State Prisoners

WASHINGTON , July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued the following statement on today's announcement of financial aid for education federal and state ...
 PR Newswire22 hours ago

Rajnath distorting statement on terror remarks: Chidambaram

Former Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday attacked Home Minister Rajnath Singh accusing him of resorting to a completely distorting Hindu terror remarks to blame the former UPA government. He said former Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde in the UPA regime had questioned Hindu terror in a very different context but Singh's statement was a completely diversionary argument. Chidambaram said Shinde made a statement outside Parliament and did not use the phrase Hindu terror in the manner in ...
 Rediff.com31 minutes ago ISIS threat: Home Ministry may hold meeting with 12 state DGPs today  Rediff.com12 hours ago Congress coined term 'Hindu terrorism': Rajnath (Roundup)  NetIndia123.com22 hours ago

20 killed in Manipur landslide

Twenty people were killed in a landslide triggered by heavy incessant rain at Zoumoal village in Manipur's Chandel district on Saturday, police said. Superintendent of Police of Chandel district Herojit Singh said 20 people were killed in the landslide at the village under Khangbarol sub-division of the district. The SP said that a police team has been sent to the spot which is located near Indo-Myanmar ...
 Rediff.com1 hour ago 20 killed in landslide caused by heavy rains in Manipur  Rediff.com3 hours ago

11 Colombian military personnel killed in plane crash

11 Colombian military personnel were killed on Friday when their transport plane suffered motor failure and crashed in the northern province of Cesar, killing all on board, according to a statement from the Air Force.The burned hulk of the plane was found near the town of Codazzi, about 600 kilometres (372 miles) northeast of Bogota near the border with Venezuela. ...
 Rediff.com1 hour ago Osama's family members killed in UK plane crash  Rediff.com6 hours ago

PHOTOS: Bengal flood situation turns grim, 1.19 lakh people affected

The waterlogged railway tracks at Sealdah Station in Kolkata. Photograph: PTI Photo Flood situation in south Bengal turned grim on Saturday with 1.19 lakh people taking shelter in relief camps in 12 districts of the state even as weatherman forecast more heavy rains in the next two days. "So far 966 relief camps have been set up sheltering 1.19 lakh affected people," West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told newspersons. "We have opened 124 medical camps," she said. Speaking about the ...
 Rediff.com1 hour ago Over 40 dead in Bengal floods; water, power shortage in Kolkata  Rediff.com8 hours ago

England call up Plunkett and Footitt for fourth Test

England have added two pace bowlers to their 14-man squad for the fourth Test against Australia starting at Trent Bridge on Thursday as possible replacements for the injured James Anderson. Liam Plunkett and uncapped Mark Footitt were called up after Anderson sustained a side injury during England's victory at Edgbaston which put them 2-1 ahead in the five-match Ashes series. "With James Anderson missing this test through injury and some concerns over Mark Wood's workload in the build-up to the ...
 Rediff.com2 hours ago Bell sees England to Ashes series lead over Australia  The Express Tribune22 hours ago Ashes 2015: England v Australia, third Test, Scorecard  NetIndia123.com22 hours ago Edgbaston Test: England thrash Australia, go 2-1 up in Ashes series  Rediff.com1 day ago

Navy helicopters gave air cover during Kalam's funeral

Armed helicopters from Naval Air Station 'INS Parundu' at Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu maintained an 'air-cover umbrella' during the funeral of former President A P J Abdul Kalam.  "Armed helicopters from the Air station maintained an air-cover umbrella over the burial proceedings," a Defence press release said today.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi were among the VVIPs present in Rameswaram during the last rites of Kalam, who passed away on July ...
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Why Bihar is important for BJP and Modi

Party's performance will also work as a catalyst in Uttar Pradesh elections. The coming Assembly election in Bihar is important for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his Bharatiya Janata Party, for a number of reasons.  For one, this is a state where the party’s performance was spectacular during last year’s general elections; a resounding victory again would serve as a barometer to prove BJP’s popularity has not diminished in the state and the country ...
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Volkswagen, Tata Motors, Maruti cheer bumper sales in July

  German carmaker Volkswagen on Saturday reported 18.18 per cent increase in sales in India at 4,029 units for July this year. The company had sold 3,409 units in the same month last year. "With encouraging customer response to recently launched New Vento, we are happy to announce that our sales have gone up by 18 per cent in July 2015, on a year-on-year basis," Volkswagen Group Sales India Director (passenger cars) Michael Mayer said in a statement.   Also, with a slew of exciting ...
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