NIA likely to take over Kanpur train derailment probe

Of the 21 people, 17 are from Kasargode district in the northern tip of Kerala

New Delhi: The Home Ministry is likely to hand over the Kanpur train derailment case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday, sources said. The move follows the NIA’s request to the ministry to transfer the case The move follows the NIA’s request to the ministry to transfer the case. On Wednesday, an NIA team reached Bihar’s More...

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By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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45 proposals received under regional connectivity scheme

New Delhi: The central government on Wednesday said it has received an ‘encouraging’ response to its regional connectivity scheme (RCS) with 45 initial proposals coming in from 11 bidders covering more More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Urgent steps needed to control ‘very serious’ air pollution: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over the increasing air pollution saying it was “very serious problem” and solutions need to be found urgently. This pollution problem is very More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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HC defers hearing on Naik’s plea on IRF ban

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday deferred the hearing of a plea filed by NRI televangelist Zakir Naik challenging the government decision to ban his NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF). The IRF told More...

By Agencies On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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RBI hikes ATM withdrawal limit to Rs 10.000

New Delhi: People on Monday welcomed the RBI’s move to raise the ATM withdrawal limit from Rs 4,500 to Rs 10,000, saying it would ease the overall situation as they would not have to queue up for money frequently. The More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Prize money worth Rs 55 crore distributed under digital payments’ promotion schemes

Mumbai: The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Saturday reported that Rs 54.90 crore worth of prize money has been distributed to over 3.42 lakh winners of NITI Aayogs ‘Lucky Draw Schemes’ More...

By Agencies On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Boat carrying 40 sinks in Ganga near Patna

Patna: A boat carrying 40 people capsized in the Ganga river near Patna on Saturday evening. The body of one passenger has been recovered, while eight people are being treated in hospital. Several people are reported More...

By Agencies On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Shops, banks and post office gutted in Srinagar blaze

Srinagar: Over a dozen shops, two banks and a post office were gutted in a massive fire that broke out here on Friday. The blaze was prevented from spreading to other buildings in the area No casualties were reported More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Vin Diesel refuses to comment on Donald Trump

Mumbai: Hollywood star Vin Diesel, who is in India on a promotional tour of his forthcoming release “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”, refused to make any comment on US President-elect Donald Trump. Let me More...

By IANS On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Woman branded witch, beaten up in Rajasthan

Jaipur: A woman in Dungarpur district, some 500 km from here, has lodged a complaint with police that she was branded a witch and was harassed, tortured and beaten up badly. They also thrashed my husband, who tried More...