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New York subways resume limited service

New York's subway system, a crucial lifeline for the city, resumed limited service on Thursday after three days of closure in the wake of superstorm Sandy, providing some relief to thousands of......

Osama planned for shoe bombers to follow up on 9/11

Al Qaeda's slain leader Osama bin Laden had planned to follow up the September 11 attacks with shoe bombers to blow up American passenger planes, which would have brought the American economy to......

Chinese string of pearls could choke India

A regional power struggle between India and China, however muted be it, will be more and more evident as China pushes the envelope to be a greater global player. India must prepare for it, says......

View: India can't sit out great issues of our time

India has to leverage its "swing" status, engage with all and align with none, observes Shyam SaranIn the first half of the first decade of the new millennium, India's emergence as a major......

Mr Chidambaram takes a train to Washington

The man in a black suit stood leaning over in inquiry as an official spoke confidentially to him. Palaniappan Chidambaram, India's home minister, nodded in response and looked up at the crowd......

Why big infra projects get delayed in India

If there is one area in India that badly needs some, it is the planning and implementation of infrastructure projects, says Barun Roy. Image: Godavari Rail Bridge. Photograph: Courtesy,......

China on track to develop Indian railways as Xi heads to South Asia

President Xi Jinping. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India's rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week, bringing more than......

SE Asia ready to build, but will investors come?

Indonesia is seeking European investors for $9 billion worth of water, road, air and seaport projects in what will be a litmus test of Southeast Asian countries' ability to seize on ripe financial......

Largest, busiest and highest railway stations

Grand Central Terminal (United States) The world's largest station in terms of platforms is Grand Central Terminal in New York City with 44 platforms. As part of the East Side Access Project, the......

Entire text of finance minister's Budget Speech

Budget 2010-11 provided considerable relief to income tax payers by raising the slabs at two levels but hiked the central excise duty on non-petroleum products across the board from 8 to 10 per......

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Q. Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world's.... A. largest railway station B. highest railway station C. longest railway station D. None of the above
:  A. it is the largest train station in the world by number of platforms:[3] 44, with 67 tracks along them. They are on two levels, both below ground,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/grand-central-terminal-park-avenue-new-york-is-the-worlds...//answers/19070243

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Q. The largest railway tunnel in the world is the
Hena Akhtar:  A.  * The Seikan Tunnel in Japan is the longest rail tunnel in the world at 53.9 km (33.4 miles), of which 23.3 km (14.5 miles) is under the sea....... more

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Q. how to Visit Rameswaram?
Renny Thomas:  A. Rameswaram can be accessed from all major cities in tamilnaduBy Air : The nearest airport at Madurai is 163 kilometers away, it takes care of the...... more

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MTA Launches TripPlanner+ App for iOS Mobile Devices

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has launched its web-based itinerary planner, TripPlanner+, as a downloadable app for mobile iOS... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/mta-launches-tripplanner-app-ios-mobile-devices/
Metro for Mumbai only by 2021-God willing

For years, Priyanka Dias, 25, a business analyst with a global IT firm in the special economic zone of Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone... ...

http://smartinvestor.business-standard.com/market/Econnews-283378-Econnewsdet-Metro_for_Mumbai_only_by_2021_God_willing.htm
MTA LIRR Names New Senior Vice Presidents for Operations and Engineering and New Vice President for Marketing-Public Affairs

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Patrick A. Nowakowski today announced the appointment of David Kubicek as the Railroad's Senior Vice-President... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/mta-lirr-names-new-senior-vice-presidents-operations-engineering-new-vice-president-marketing-public-affairs/
Floating gardens

Farms with a duck coop, fish enclosures and a vegetable garden moored to riverbank are helping Bangladeshis live with rising waters, writes Amy Lee... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/447788/floating-gardens.html
UPDATE 3-Pacific storm triggers mudslides, floods in Southern California

3:19am IST (Adds storm spawned by "pineapple express" effect; updates damage to homes; paragraphs 7 and 10-11) By Steve Gorman and Michael... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/12/12/usa-storm-california-idINL1N0TW1A020141212

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