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4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Felt in Mandi region of Himachal Pradesh

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Felt in Mandi region of Himachal Pradesh

  • October 27 2017

SHIMLA: An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale was recorded in the Mandi region of Himachal Pradesh on Friday, an official said here. No loss of life or damage to property was reported.T [...]

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Madras HC bans banners and signboards in with images of living persons

Madras HC bans banners and signboards in with images of living persons

  • October 25 2017

The Madras High Court has banned all authorities in the state from erecting banners that use photographs of people who are alive. In a bid to weed out the menace of hoardings and signboards dotting [...]

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India, Bangladesh resolve to fight terrorism together

India, Bangladesh resolve to fight terrorism together

  • October 23 2017

India and Bangladesh discussed the common challenge of terrorism and resolved to fight the scourge together even as New Delhi reaffirmed its status as a reliable development partner of Dhaka. &ldquo [...]

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Nalanda: Elderly Man thrashed, forced to spit, lick saliva as punishment

Nalanda: Elderly Man thrashed, forced to spit, lick saliva as punishment

  • October 20 2017

In yet another shocking incident of apathy, an elderly man was allegedly made to spit and then lick his saliva off the floors as a punishment for entering a Sarpanch's house without knocking.  [...]

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President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Modi greet nation on Diwali

President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Modi greet nation on Diwali

  • October 19 2017

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Thursday to extend their greetings on the auspicious festival of Diwali.In his tweet, the President wrote, “Diwali [...]

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Bengaluru Cylinder blast, Residential Building Collapsed, 3 Dead, Several Injured

Bengaluru Cylinder blast, Residential Building Collapsed, 3 Dead, Several Injured

  • October 16 2017

A portion of a residential building in Ejipura area of Bengaluru collapsed on Monday morning leaving three dead, and several people are feared trapped inside, media reports have said. According to the [...]

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'6.3% girls between 15-19 years in Rajasthan are pregnant or mothers

'6.3% girls between 15-19 years in Rajasthan are pregnant or mothers

  • October 12 2017

The recent supreme court ruling that having sex with a minor wife amounts to rape, could be a huge relief for underage girls in Rajasthan, where 6.3 per cent of the total women population between 15 a [...]

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Delhi Metro Rides Get Costlier From Today

Delhi Metro Rides Get Costlier From Today

  • October 10 2017

If you are travelling beyond 5 km on the Delhi Metro from today, be prepared to shell out Rs. 10 extra with yet another fare hike coming into effect.The hike, which comes five months within the last [...]

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Mumbai Rains: Schools Shut, Flights cancelled, City on High Alert

Mumbai Rains: Schools Shut, Flights cancelled, City on High Alert

  • September 20 2017

Heavy rains coupled with thunder and lightning affected most parts of Mumbai since last evening. Schools and colleges have been shut as precaution and flights towards and from the financial capital [...]

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Telangana Free Saree Drive : Women Exchange Blows, Pull Each Others' Hair

Telangana Free Saree Drive : Women Exchange Blows, Pull Each Others' Hair

  • September 19 2017

The Telangana government free saree drive on Monday ended in women exchanging blows, pulling each other by hair as purportedly seen by video aired by local news channel. The video aired purportedly [...]