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Man’s fingers chopped off in West Bengal

Kolkata:A 30-year-old man's two fingers were chopped off in West Bengal's Murshidabad district for protesting against drinking of alcohol in the open in his locality, police said on Sunday.  ....

Modi doesn’t announce special package for Bihar

Gaya: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday failed to announce a special package for Bihar.   Contrary to the hype created by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies....

Modi arrives in Gaya for rally

Gaya: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Sunday to address a public meeting, the second after last month's Muzaffarpur rally, ahead of the coming Bihar assembly polls. "Modi reached....

AAP leader Alka Lamba attacked in Delhi

New Delhi: AAP legislator Alka Lamba was on Sunday attacked by some people when they pelted stones at her during an anti-drug drive here, police said.   "Some unknown people....

Soldier killed in gunfights at LoC

Srinagar: A soldier was killed and three others were injured in a gunbattle on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, an official said on Saturday.....

Delhi sees rainy weekend, wet Sunday likely too

New Delhi: Parts of the national capital received light rain on Saturday as the maximum temperature settled three notches below the season's average at 30.8 degrees Celsius. More rain is....

Five women beaten to death in Jharkhand over witchcraft

Ranchi: Five women were beaten to death on the outskirts of Ranchi on Saturday for allegedly practicing witchcraft, Jharkhand Police said.   The incident took place at Mandar, around 40....

People best source for community safety, says Delhi court

New Delhi: A court here has urged "individual citizens" to participate in crime prevention strategies, noting "people are the best resources in keeping their community safe".   "We do expect....

Two Indian soldiers injured by terrorists

Srinagar: Two soldiers were injured on Saturday when they fought a gun battle with terrorists trying to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistan, a military official said.   The....

Goa advocate general earned Rs.1.86 crore in two years

Panaji: Goa's Advocate General Atmaram Nadkarni earned Rs.1.86 crore over the last two years in fees for appearing in various courts in and outside the state, the state assembly was....

Rape bid on woman in running Mumbai train

Mumbai: Mumbai Police are investigating an incident of attempted rape of a 22-year old woman by an unidentified person in a running suburban train of the Western Railway, officials said here....

Tripura officials work for Kalam

Agartala: Tripura health department officials and doctors worked on the second Saturday of the month to pay their respects to former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who died in Shillong on....

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed, Amarnath Yatra suspended

Jammu:The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed on Saturday after heavy rains triggered landslides at various places along the route, also leading to suspension of the annual Amarnath Yatra.   Due....

Two injured in Delhi building fire

New Delhi: Two people sustained burn injuries after a fire broke out in a residential building here on Saturday, an official said.   The incident was reported around 11.15 a.m.....

Three held in Bengal for lynching student

Kolkata: Three people have been arrested for lynching a student inside a college in West Bengal, police said on Saturday. The incident took place at Sabang Sajanikanta Mahavidyalaya in West Midnapore....

Three of family buried alive in Himachal landslide

Shimla: Three members of a family were buried alive on Saturday when boulders fell on their house in a village in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district, police said.   The house....

Five women lynched in Jharkhand for practicing witchcraft

Ranchi:   Five women were beaten to death here early on Saturday for allegedly practicing witchcraft, police said. The incident took place at Mandar, around 40 km from Ranchi. "Five women....

Healthcare network Oxxy offers free eye tests in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Leading healthcare network Oxxy has begun offering free eye test in the Karnataka capital under the "Swastha Bharat" (Healthy India) platform. "Our free eye screening, dedicated to former president A.P.J.....

SHOCKING: After he refused to felicitate state minister, TMC goons killed this BA student

SABONG: In another atrocious act reportedly initiated by Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers, a BA student was beaten to death in a college in Sabong, West Midnapore allegedly by Mamata Banerjee’s....

Cloudy morning in Delhi

New Delhi: It was a cloudy morning here on Saturday with the possibility of rain in some areas in the day. The minimum temperature settled at 25.3 degrees Celsius, slightly below....

Nitish Kumar inaugurates ‘Bihar Museum’

Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday inaugurated the Rs.500 crore "Bihar Museum" here.   With next assembly polls round the corner and the Election Commission is likely....

AAP government launches CM’s Super Talented Children Scholarship Scheme

New Delhi: The AAP government in Delhi on Friday launched "Chief Minister's Super Talented Children Scholarship Scheme 2015-16".   Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said: "Under this scheme, 400....

11 killed in Haryana wall collapse, crusher owner booked

Chandigarh/Gurgaon: At least 11 people were killed and over 20 injured on Friday when an under-construction wall of a stone crusher unit collapsed in a village in Haryana's Mahendergarh district,....

Dabbawalas to promote habit of washing hands before eating

Mumbai: With the threat of leptospirosis and other diseases looming over the city, Mumbai's famous dabbawalas will deliver soaps and handwash to around 100,000 people next week, it was announced....

10 killed in Haryana wall collapse

Chandigarh:  At least 10 people were killed and several others injured on Friday when an under-construction wall of a stone crusher unit collapsed in a village in Haryana's Mahendergarh district, police....

Two Nigerians jump barbed fence at Attari border, held

Attari (Punjab): Amid a high alert along the India-Pakistan border following the Dinanagar terror attack, two Nigerian youths were arrested on Friday when they jumped across a barbed wire fence....

Clashes in Odisha for godman’s arrest

Bhubaneswar: A group of people, who were demanding arrest of self-styled godman Srimad Sarathi Baba over his alleged sexual escapades, on Friday clashed with security forces in Odisha's Kendrapara, prompting....

Arrive at consensus before taking up GST bill: Jayalalithaa

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Friday suggested to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to arrive at a broad consensus on various issues before taking up the Goods and Services....

Stone crusher kills 10 in Haryana

Chandigarh:  At least 10 people were killed and several others injured when a stone crusher collapsed in Haryana on Friday, police said. The incident took place in Dholera village in....

Gallery opening to curb crowding at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station

New Delhi: The Delhi Metro will open from Saturday the viewers' gallery -- part of the unpaid area of the Rajiv Chowk metro station -- to decongest the space and....