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CCTV footage of the incident where a CISF official pressed into action after a passenger fell down at Dabri More Metro station, New Delhi. (Photo: @CISFHQrs)

'Would like to meet him': Amit Shah praises CISF man for saving life

Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 05:30 PM IST
'So proud of our CAPF personnel for their unwavering commitment towards serving the motherland and humanity, Amit Shah wrote.
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While the Delhi Metro station is located on Aurobindo Marg, INA-RRTS station will be located near DDA’s headquarters on Barapullah road.(REUTERS)
While the Delhi Metro station is located on Aurobindo Marg, INA-RRTS station will be located near DDA’s headquarters on Barapullah road.(REUTERS)

INA to become a major hub with RRTS, Metro stations

By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 01:42 AM IST
Last year, the NCRTC had changed location of its station on the RRTS corridor from Jangpura to INA to provide seamless connectivity with two of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s (DMRC) corridors -- Yellow line (Huda City Centre to Samayapur Badli) and Pink line (Majlis Park and Shiv Vihar).
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The incident took place at the Dabri Mor Metro station on the Magenta line.(Twitter/@CISFHQrs)
The incident took place at the Dabri Mor Metro station on the Magenta line.(Twitter/@CISFHQrs)

CISF personnel’s swift action saves passenger in Delhi Metro. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 12:42 PM IST
The official Twitter handle of CISF shared a clip of the incident that has now garnered praise from tweeple.
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The Delhi Metro had resumed services with curtailed operation on the Yellow Line from September 7 after being closed for over five months.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The Delhi Metro had resumed services with curtailed operation on the Yellow Line from September 7 after being closed for over five months.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

After Magenta Line, Delhi Metro’s Pink Line to go driverless by mid-2021

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 07:27 PM IST
On December 28, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had flagged off the country’s first ever fully-automated driverless train service on the Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro.
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CPWD, the project developer, submitted in a presentation to EAC that the common central secretariat will consolidate all ministries of the Centre and improve productivity and efficiency of administration.(Special arrangement with HT)
CPWD, the project developer, submitted in a presentation to EAC that the common central secretariat will consolidate all ministries of the Centre and improve productivity and efficiency of administration.(Special arrangement with HT)

New conditions okayed for Central Vista revamp

By Jayashree Nandi and Anisha Dutta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 04:49 AM IST
The total built-up area has been reduced from 18,37,057 sq.m to 17,21, 500 sq.m, but the cost of the redevelopment project has increased by Rs 1,656 crore, from Rs.11,794 crore to Rs. 13,450 crore.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks after inaugurating India’s first-ever driverless train on Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line, via video link, in New Delhi.(PIB photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks after inaugurating India’s first-ever driverless train on Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line, via video link, in New Delhi.(PIB photo)

PM flags off India’s first autopilot train

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 06:05 AM IST
At an online event, he also launched the National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) — which allows users to pay for travel, toll charges and retail shopping, and permits them to withdraw money at the same time — for Delhi Metro’s Airport Express Line.
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A man wearing a face mask seen sitting in an empty DTC bus, as people avoid crowded places, in view of Coronavirus (Covid-19) concerns, in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
A man wearing a face mask seen sitting in an empty DTC bus, as people avoid crowded places, in view of Coronavirus (Covid-19) concerns, in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Public transport takes a Covid hit as commuters switch to private vehicles: Study

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 03:55 AM IST
The capacity has dipped by 73% on average since March, said the analysis, which added that the people were still wary of using mass transit mode commute. This has, in turn, led to big drop in the ridership of buses and the Metro.
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India's first fully automated driverless train leaves the Botanical Garden Metro in Noida.(PTI)
India's first fully automated driverless train leaves the Botanical Garden Metro in Noida.(PTI)

Driverless trains take Metro commuters by surprise

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 04:53 AM IST
After boarding at Janakpuri West Metro station, where the train picked up its first batch of passengers, Meena said he was not aware the unit he had boarded was running without a driver.
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The National Common Mobility Card will allow entry and exit from Metro stations with the help of a smartphone, known as the automatic fare collection system(AP)
The National Common Mobility Card will allow entry and exit from Metro stations with the help of a smartphone, known as the automatic fare collection system(AP)

‘One nation, one mobility card’: All you need to know about NCMC

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 05:55 PM IST
The idea of NCMC was floated by the Nandan Nilekani committee set up by the Reserve Bank of India. NCMC will allow passengers with RuPay debit card, issued in the last 18 months by 23 banks, including SBI, UCO Bank, Canara Bank, Punjab National Bank etc, to be swiped for Metro travel.
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PM Modi at inauguration of driverless Metro (ANI)
PM Modi at inauguration of driverless Metro (ANI)

‘Took urbanisation as opportunity not challenge’: PM Modi on India’s first driverless Metro

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 12:51 PM IST
India’s maiden driverless Metro will run on the Magenta Line section of the Delhi Metro.
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PM Modi flagging off India’s first driverless train on Monday.
PM Modi flagging off India’s first driverless train on Monday.

PM Modi flags off India’s first driverless train on Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 11:33 AM IST
With the commencement of these new-generation trains, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has entered the elite league of “seven per cent of world’s Metro networks” which can operate services without drivers, according to DMRC.
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Prime minister Narendra Modi.(REUTERS)
Prime minister Narendra Modi.(REUTERS)

PM Modi to inaugurate India’s first driverless train in Delhi: All you need to know

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 10:20 AM IST
The driverless train technology will first be inaugurated on the Magenta Line, connecting Janakpuri West and Botanical Garden, but will be extended to the Pink Line (Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar) by mid-2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI)

PM Modi to flag-off Delhi Metro’s first driverless train, National Common Mobility Card today

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi:
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 04:29 AM IST
In a statement issued on Sunday, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said that the inauguration will be held via video conferencing at 11am on Monday.
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Delhi metro will get its first driverless train on December 28.(HT Photo)
Delhi metro will get its first driverless train on December 28.(HT Photo)

PM Modi to flag off India’s first ‘driverless’ train next week. Know more

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Mallika Soni | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 06:34 PM IST
The train service will be operated on the Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line, which connects Delhi’s Janakpuri West with Noida’s Botanical Garden line.
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Auto and taxi unions which joined the one-day strike claimed that “thousands” of cabs, autos, Gramin Sewas, RTVs, and phat phat Sewa owners kept their vehicles off the roads on Tuesday between 11am and 3pm.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Auto and taxi unions which joined the one-day strike claimed that “thousands” of cabs, autos, Gramin Sewas, RTVs, and phat phat Sewa owners kept their vehicles off the roads on Tuesday between 11am and 3pm.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

Transport services, Metro largely unaffected by nationwide strike

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 03:43 PM IST
Despite several unions of autos, taxis and other public service vehicles announcing their support to the strike, the impact was minimal on the city roads.
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The entry and exit gates of Pandit Shree Ram Sharma Station on Green Line have been closed. (File Photo)(ANI)
The entry and exit gates of Pandit Shree Ram Sharma Station on Green Line have been closed. (File Photo)(ANI)

Bharat Bandh: Delhi Metro shuts entry, exit of one station on Green Line

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 01:35 PM IST
Delhi Metro is running as usual, including on sections extended to Noida, Haryana.
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“Services normal at all corridors from 5:35 pm onwards,” the DMRC tweeted on Friday.(AP file photo)
“Services normal at all corridors from 5:35 pm onwards,” the DMRC tweeted on Friday.(AP file photo)

Farmers’ agitation: Delhi metro services resume on all lines

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 07:23 PM IST
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) added that services will be regular on all lines on Saturday.
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Representational Image.(File photo)
Representational Image.(File photo)

Farmers’ protest: Delhi-NCR commuters bear brunt of suspended Metro services

By Anvit Srivastava | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 06:08 PM IST
The restriction on trains going from Delhi towards NCR were lifted after 2pm while incoming trains remained suspended till further orders, officials said
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Commuters wait to board a train at Samaypur Badli station.(PTI File Photo)
Commuters wait to board a train at Samaypur Badli station.(PTI File Photo)

Delhi Metro resumes services on Delhi to NCR routes, reverse route yet to reopen

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 03:24 PM IST
Metro trains did not ply on routes to Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad and Ghaziabad, ie between Delhi and NCR stations on seven corridors.
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Delhi metro to and from NCR curtailed till 2 pm today due to farmers’ protest(Twitter/MosufK)
Delhi metro to and from NCR curtailed till 2 pm today due to farmers’ protest(Twitter/MosufK)

Delhi Metro restricts services on Thursday till 2 pm to tackle overcrowding ahead of farmers’ protest

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | New Delhi [India]
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 11:11 AM IST
Due to Kisan Rally call for Delhi, on the request of Delhi Police and to avoid overcrowding in wake of ongoing Covid pandemic, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation stated that services will be regulated on Thursday, from resumption early in the morning till 2 pm through loops while services will remain available on Pink Line, Grey Line, Airport Express Line and Rapid Metro Line
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A metro train runs on a track, amid hazy weather conditions, in New Delhi.(PTI file photo)
A metro train runs on a track, amid hazy weather conditions, in New Delhi.(PTI file photo)

Delhi Metro changes timing due to Kisan rally in Capital. Details here

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 09:58 AM IST
Keeping both the protest and the Covid-19 rules in mind, the services will be regulated till 2pm. After that, normal services will be restored.
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The court was hearing a plea moved by several persons who run spas which have been shut since the first lockdown was enforced in Delhi.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The court was hearing a plea moved by several persons who run spas which have been shut since the first lockdown was enforced in Delhi.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Why only spas not allowed to resume services, Delhi High Court asks AAP government

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 02:51 PM IST
During the hearing, the central government told the court that while it “has cleared the decks” for reopening spas, the final decision with regard to the same has been left to the Delhi government.
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Metro passengers are in Delhi required to undergo thermal screening and hand sanitisation at the entry/frisking point itself.(PTI Photo)
Metro passengers are in Delhi required to undergo thermal screening and hand sanitisation at the entry/frisking point itself.(PTI Photo)

Covid-19: Delhi’s Rajiv Chowk metro station witnesses long queues

By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2020 07:20 AM IST
According to the Union health ministry, there are 40,258 active Covid-19 cases in the national capital.
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A metro train runs on a track in Delhi.(PTI photo for representation purpose)
A metro train runs on a track in Delhi.(PTI photo for representation purpose)

Delhi Metro puts up first U-girders for Phase 4 corridor

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 03:27 AM IST
The construction work of Delhi Metro’s Phase 4 is picking up pace despite the constraints due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Tuesday installed the U girders on the Janakpuri West to RK Ashram Marg corridor.
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According to the 2019 IQAir rankings, Delhi ranks fifth in the list of the most polluted cities in the world.(HT Photo)
According to the 2019 IQAir rankings, Delhi ranks fifth in the list of the most polluted cities in the world.(HT Photo)

Uber adds e-rickshaws to platform, deploys 100 such vehicles in Delhi

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2020 01:03 PM IST
The vehicles have been deployed across 26 Delhi Metro stations, offering riders sustainable mobility solutions for better first and last mile connectivity as well as short distance commutes, a statement said.
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Traffic moves on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 23, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui(Reuters Photo)
Traffic moves on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 23, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui(Reuters Photo)

Delhi records traffic surge from pre-lockdown levels

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 05:02 AM IST
Curtailed public transport and fear of infections likely reasons behind the increase, say experts
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Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) cleaning staff chemically disinfect a bus as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus, at DTC Depot Rajghat in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) cleaning staff chemically disinfect a bus as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus, at DTC Depot Rajghat in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

From Sunday, DTC and cluster buses to run at full seating capacity

By Sweta Goswami | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 02:01 AM IST
The DTC said allowing buses to run at full capacity will bring comfort to passengers and also help the corporation marginally inch towards pre-Covid revenue collection.
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The police personnel at metro stations have been conducting a drive to check the violation of Covid-19 guidelines. Passengers who were not wearing masks or maintaining social distancing were fined, officials said.(Amal KS/HT file photo)
The police personnel at metro stations have been conducting a drive to check the violation of Covid-19 guidelines. Passengers who were not wearing masks or maintaining social distancing were fined, officials said.(Amal KS/HT file photo)

Delhi Metro: 144 passengers fined in last 6 days for violating Covid norms

By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2020 11:18 AM IST
In the last six days, a total of 3,691 trains were checked and 144 challans issued to passengers for violating the guidelines to control the pandemic, said Jitendra Mani, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Metro).
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A woman wearing a face mask waits at a Delhi metro train platform.(REUTERS)
A woman wearing a face mask waits at a Delhi metro train platform.(REUTERS)

Maps of test centres to be put up outside Metro stations

By Abhishek Dey | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 07:13 AM IST
A senior official in the Delhi government’s revenue department said the awareness campaign proposal includes distributing pamphlets in prominent markets, religious places, government offices, and other public spaces.
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A passengers wears a mask while travelling in a metro train after the metro services resumed during Unlock 4, in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
A passengers wears a mask while travelling in a metro train after the metro services resumed during Unlock 4, in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Delhi Metro to start services for UPSC candidates from 6am on Sunday

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 03, 2020 03:24 PM IST
“To facilitate students for the UPSC examinations, Delhi Metro services will begin at 6 AM from terminal stations of all lines on 4th October,” Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) tweeted on Saturday.
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