Lightning kills 30 in Odisha

Maximum number of eight deaths were reported from Bhadrak district

Bhubaneswar: At least 30 persons were killed and 35 others injured due to lightning strikes in different parts of Odisha, police said on Saturday. Maximum number of eight deaths were reported from Bhadrak district While the maximum number of eight deaths were reported from Bhadrak district, there were seven casualties in Balasore district and five in More...

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Aniket Dawn was arrested on charges of rape and criminal intimidation
By IANS On Saturday, July 30th, 2016
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Kolkata actor held for raping aspiring actress

Kolkata: A city-based actor-photographer on Saturday was arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing an aspiring actress, police said. Aniket Dawn was arrested on charges of rape and criminal intimidation Following More...

The cause of the suicides were believed to be financial and health problems
By IANS On Saturday, July 30th, 2016
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5 members of a family commit suicide near Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Five members of a family committed suicide on Saturday in Ranga Reddy district near Hyderabad, police said. The cause of the suicides were believed to be financial and health problems A woman along with More...

The army team made an inventory and handed over all records and documents of the building to the Society
By Agencies On Friday, July 29th, 2016
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Army takes possession of Adarsh Society building

Mumbai: Complying with the Supreme Court order, the Indian Army on Friday took possession of the controversial 31-storied Adarsh Society building, an official said here. The army team made an inventory and handed More...

The Gujarat High Court had on July 8 granted bail to Hardik Patel in two sedition cases
By IANS On Friday, July 29th, 2016
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Hardik to relaunch quota agitation in August

Ahmedabad: Patel agitation spearhead Hardik Patel and his Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) on Friday decided to resume their agitation for reservation for members of their community under the Other Backward More...

Scores of ruling Shiromani Akali Dal activists also came out in support of Majithia
By Agencies On Friday, July 29th, 2016
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Kejriwal gets bail in defamation case in Punjab

Amritsar: A court in Amritsar on Friday granted bail to Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal and two other party leaders in a defamation case filed by Punjab Revenue Minister More...

The scramjet engine will be tested on a RH-560 sounding rocket
By IANS On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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ISRO postpones rocket launch due to search for IAF plane

Chennai/New Delhi: With the search for the missing Indian Air Force (IAF) transport plane over the Bay of Bengal continuing without much headway, the Indian space agency has decided to postpone the testing of its More...

Since the cloud burst took place late Wednesday, exact damage is yet to be ascertained
By IANS On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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Cloud burst causes havoc in Uttarkashi

Dehradun: Rains continued to wreck havoc in Uttarakhand on Thursday as destruction was reported from two villages after a cloud burst in Yamuna and Ganga valleys. Since the cloud burst took place late Wednesday, More...

The officer later moved the high court to challenge her conviction and got bail
By IANS On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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MP’s suspended Dalit IAS officer seeks permission to die

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh’s suspended Dalit IAS officer Shashi Karnawat on Wednesday wrote to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and sought permission to die, saying she was facing injustice since she was from More...

Dozens of relief camps have been set up in flood-hit districts
By Agencies On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Nearly half a million people affected by flood in Bihar

Patna: Nearly half a million people have been affected by the floods in eight districts of Bihar, officials said on Wednesday. Dozens of relief camps have been set up in flood-hit districts According to unconfirmed More...