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Bihar toll touches 119; over 4 lakh evacuated so far

Bihar toll touches 119; over 4 lakh evacuated so far

  • August 19 2017

The flood situation in Bihar and West Bengal continues to be grim as waters from the overflowing rivers in Nepal sweep south, while there has been a slight improvement in Assam.Nearly one crore peop [...]

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Gorakhpur tragedy: Inquiry report blames oxygen supplying firm, 2 doctors

Gorakhpur tragedy: Inquiry report blames oxygen supplying firm, 2 doctors

  • August 17 2017

An inquiry report submitted by Gorakhpur District Magistrate Rajeev Rautela into the BRD Medical hospital tragedy, in which over 70 people have died so far, has found the company supplying oxygen g [...]

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Aadhaar 'needed, not must' for death certificates: Govt clarifies

Aadhaar 'needed, not must' for death certificates: Govt clarifies

  • August 05 2017

Aadhaar will be required to obtain death certificates from October 1 to curb identity fraud, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Friday, but as confusion swirled, the Press Information [...]

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos Briefly Surpasses Bill Gates To Become Richest Person In The World

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Briefly Surpasses Bill Gates To Become Richest Person In The World

  • July 28 2017

Amazon.com founder and The Washington Post owner Jeffrey P. Bezos on Thursday briefly became the richest person in the world, displacing Microsoft founder Bill Gates.Bezos' rise to No. 1 followed a [...]

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Ghatkopar building collapse: 17 Killed, Shiv Sena Worker Sunil Shitap Held Responsible

Ghatkopar building collapse: 17 Killed, Shiv Sena Worker Sunil Shitap Held Responsible

  • July 26 2017

At least 17 people were killed and 22 survivors were pulled out of the debris after a four-storey residential building in Ghatkopar, Sai Siddhi Cooperative Housing Society, collapsed on Tuesday morn [...]

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Gujarat floods: Death toll rises to 83; PM announces Rs 500-crore for rescue work

Gujarat floods: Death toll rises to 83; PM announces Rs 500-crore for rescue work

  • July 26 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced Rs 500 crore for Gujarat for rescue work after an aerial survey of the flooded areas and Rs 2 lakh compensation to the kin of the 83 people who have [...]

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Army Ammunition Shortage No Significant Improvement in Last 3 Years

Army Ammunition Shortage No Significant Improvement in Last 3 Years

  • July 22 2017

The world's second-largest standing army is woefully short on ammunition and there hasn't been a remarkable change in the last few years, the country's top auditor told parliament on Friday. The sho [...]

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Many Feared Dead in Cloud Burst Last Night : Jammu Kashmir

Many Feared Dead in Cloud Burst Last Night : Jammu Kashmir

  • July 20 2017

Many feared dead in the heavy rains and cloudburst that reported last night in Jammu and Kashmir, Doda district.Many mud houses were collapsed due to the heavy rain and landslide. Three of the same fa [...]

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Assam floods : 40 years and so no lasting solution

Assam floods : 40 years and so no lasting solution

  • July 14 2017

About 40 years ago, then Assam chief minister Sarat Chandra Sinha, on being unable to find a lasting solution to the state’s annual date with an overflowing Brahmaputra, had appealed to the pe [...]

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Reliance Jio full database breached: Company says data is safe, probe on

Reliance Jio full database breached: Company says data is safe, probe on

  • July 10 2017

In what could be the biggest data breach ever in India, Reliance Jio customer data has been posted on a website by the name magicapk.com. Reliance Jio, which has over 120 million users in India [...]