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A week after he accepted Uttar Pradesh government's offer to be the chief advisor of the Lucknow Metro project, E. Sreedharan will be visiting the state capital Saturday, officials said. Sreedharan, who is accredited with the successful launch of Delhi Metro, will meet Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, senior government and Lucknow Metro officials. He is likely to discuss alignment and finalization of routes for the metro, an official said. Senior metro officials for the past one week have been scouting for the route trajectory in the state capital. Rajeev Agarwal, the managing director of Lucknow Metro, said surveys were being done to map new routes.

Mali Ebola victim had contact with 141 people, 57 still sought

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Mali Ebola victim had contact with 141 people, 57 still sought

GENEVA (Reuters) - A 2-year-old girl who brought Ebola to Mali may have had contact with as many as 141 people, 57 of whom have yet to be traced, according to health experts concerned the disease coul...


Odisha chit fund scam: CBI books BJD MLA for links with Artha Tatwa group

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Odisha chit fund scam: CBI books BJD MLA for links with Artha Tatwa group

Bhubaneswar: The CBI on Friday arrested a ruling BJD MLA in Odisha for his alleged complicity with Artha Tatwa Group chief Pradip Sethy, who has duped thousands through a chit fund scam in the state.T...

Panel on Railways invites recommendations to Railways Bill

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Panel on Railways invites recommendations to Railways Bill

New Delhi: Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railways has invited suggestions and views from the public, NGOs, experts and stakeholders on The Railways (Amendment) Bill, 2014. The Bill to amend...

Whoever slaughters a cow violates the law: U'khand Governor Aziz Qureshi

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Whoever slaughters a cow violates the law: U'khand Governor Aziz Qureshi

Nainital: Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Friday spoke against cow slaughter, saying that such a practice is in violation of law and an issue to which sentiments of crores of people are attached....

Modi should've paid tribute to Indira Gandhi: ND Tiwari

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Modi should've paid tribute to Indira Gandhi: ND Tiwari

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi should have gone to pay tributes to Indira Gandhi at her memorial today, veteran Congress leader N D Tiwari said."Modi should have gone to the memorial to pa...

Foreign merchant vessel scraps INS Kora off Vishakhapatnam coast

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Foreign merchant vessel scraps INS Kora off Vishakhapatnam coast

Visakhapatnam/New Delhi: In a freak accident, Indian naval ship 'Kora' was today scraped by a foreign merchant vessel off the Vishakhapatnam coast, leaving it with "minor damages" on its sid...

2G scam: Court exempts Dayalu from personal appearance while being charged

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2G scam: Court exempts Dayalu from personal appearance while being charged

New Delhi: DMK Supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal was on Friday exempted from personal appearance even on the date of framing of charges in a 2G spectrum scam related money laundering case by a...