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Canonisation process on for Mgr Joseph Kandathil, Father Varkey Kattarath 

Mgr Kandathil was known for his work among leprosy patients, which earned him the name ‘Kerala Damien’.

published on : 15th January 2019

Hope for Chennai MRTS phase-II extension

It is learnt that the High Court-constituted negotiation committee held its meeting with six of the petitioners recently on an individual basis to arrive at the compensation to be paid to the petition

published on : 31st October 2018

St Thomas Mount deaths in Chennai: Railway staff may face charges 

The alteration of the FIR was a fallout of the statement of witnesses, say police.

published on : 11th September 2018

Chennai St Thomas Mount train accident: Deaths, injuries due to mode of travel, says preliminary probe report

A preliminary report of the accident at St Thomas Mount, in which five people fell from a train and died, has said it was caused due to their hanging or leaning outside the coach dimensions.

published on : 28th August 2018

Mount station deaths attributed to engineering error

Though a report by the CRS admitted that there was an error in engineering construction and maintenance, the press note did not explain the violations in the train operation further. 

published on : 28th August 2018

Track alignment worker killed

A 30-year-old worker engaged in track realignment work at St Thomas Mount on Sunday died after he fell from the platform shelter. 

published on : 27th August 2018

Portion of platform at Mount station demolished

On July 24,  passengers, who travelled on a fully crowded Chennai Beach-Thirumalpur suburban train, crashed against the concrete fence. Five passengers were killed.

published on : 27th August 2018

After St Thomas Mount mishap, platform No 4 to be trimmed

The move is aimed at realigning the 4th track thereby increasing the distance between track and the concrete fence.

published on : 11th August 2018

Railways begins demolition of unsafe walls near stations in Tami Nadu

Drive starts in Beach-Chengalpattu section after field inspections.

published on : 7th August 2018

Southern Railway to increase EMU services during rush hour after public hearing on Mount mishap

Chennai railway division has begun to measure the safety parameters in the Chennai-Arakkonam suburban section. 

published on : 1st August 2018

Railway tribunal orders compensation to victims of St Thomas Mount station accident

The Railway Claims Tribunal, Chennai bench, on Friday, took suo motu action and ordered compensation for victims of St Thomas Mount station accident. 

published on : 28th July 2018

EMU tragedy at St Thomas Mount: Toll rises to 5 as 18-year-old dies

Teen’s condition was critical as both legs were amputated.

published on : 28th July 2018

Railway Safety Commissioner begins probe into deaths at St Thomas Mount station

Public hearing on safety of EMUs to be held on July 30, says official.

published on : 26th July 2018

Chennai suburban trains not to run in fast lines for now

The Chengalpattu-Chennai Beach fast locals during morning hours run with overcrowded passengers and pass through the fast line.

published on : 25th July 2018

Dukrana festival: St Thomas day celebration to be held Kakkanad St. Thomas Mount 

Bishop Mar Mathew Vaniyakkizhakkel and curia bishop Mar Sebastian Vaniyapurackal will be present and the mass will be held at 11.15 am.

published on : 3rd July 2018
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