Road mishap claims 3 lives

Bolangir: Three persons were killed when the motorcycle they were travelling on collided head-on collided with a bus on NH-26 near Lahurapali village under Saintala police limits in Bolangir district late Sunday night. The identities of the deceased persons were...

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Leaders pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary

Indira Gandhi 101st Birth Anniversary

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi were among those who paid tributes to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary Monday. "Nation remembers her vision and administrative skills," Naidu tweeted. Modi added: "Tributes to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhiji." Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Vice President Hamid Ansari, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and...

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Amritsar attack: CM announces Rs 50 lakh for information

Chandigarh/Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Monday announced a reward of Rs 50 lakh to anyone giving information regarding the two youths who carried out Sunday's grenade attack on a prayer meeting at the Nirankari Satsang Bhawan of Amritsar district. The Punjab Police has formed several teams to investigate the grenade attack in Adliwal village in Rajasansi area. CCTV footage of places near the blast was being scanned to know more...

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CM should not be ‘scared’ of PM Modi, Shah over height of Shivaji’s statue: Sena

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Monday asked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to declare that the proposed statue of Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji off the Mumbai coast will be the tallest in the world, and not be "scared" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah over the issue. The Sena said Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) Maharashtra unit chief Jayant Patil has claimed the height of Shivaji's statue has been...

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72 Sabarimala pilgrims arrested

Sabarimala: Over 70 pilgrims have been arrested since late last night from Sabarimala temple after they failed to comply to prohibitory orders leading to protests here and across Kerala, police said Monday. While angry Hindu acitivists took to streets, raised slogans and held prayer sessions in front of police stations across the state, Union Minister K.J. Alphons criticised the state government for the action. As news spread about the arrests, in...

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Indira Gandhi 101st Birth Anniversary

Leaders pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi were among those who paid tributes to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary Monday. "Nation remembers her vision and administrative skills," Naidu tweeted. Modi added: "Tributes to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhiji." Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former...

Rajnath holds meet on Amritsar attack

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday held a meeting here to review the national security situation in the aftermath of Sunday's grenade attack in Amritsar that killed three persons. The Minister met Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Intelligence Bureau Director Rajiv Jain, Research and Analysis Wing chief Anil Kumar Dhasmana and other senior Ministry officials,...

Modi inaugurates KMP Expressway in Haryana

Gurugram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday inaugurated the Kundli-Manesar section of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway in Haryana. The Expressway, which will provide an alternative route to vehicles to go towards Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, was expected to help ease traffic flow, especially of heavy vehicles, through the national capital. The 53-km Palwal-Manesar section was inaugurated April 2016....

Google best Search engine, we keep Safari safe: Tim Cook

San Francisco: Google Search engine -- the default platform for iOS users -- is the best, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said, adding that the company has put proper controls in its Safari web browser to safeguard users' data. In an interview with Axios on HBO Sunday night, Cook defended Apple's billion-dollar deal with Google that keeps...

Scientists send electrons through vacuum

Canberra: Revolutionising transistor technology by sending electrons through a vacuum, a team led by an Indian-origin scientist in Australia has unveiled a device that eliminates the use of semiconductors, making it faster and less prone to heating up. It sends electrons through narrow air gaps instead of sending them through silicon, Xinhua quoted lead author Shruti Nirantar...

Rahul hopes RBI Governor will show Modi ‘his place’

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the Centre with destroying institutions and hoped Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel will show Prime Minister Narendra Modi "his place". He charged Modi with attempting to "destroy the RBI" through his "puppets" and "cronies". "Modi and his coterie of cronies, continue to destroy every institution...

Youth ends life by consuming toxic fruit

Youth ends life by consuming toxic fruit

Patna (Keonjhar): A married youth allegedly committed suicide by consuming a poisonous yellow oleander fruit at Sadhupada village under Badapatana panchayat in Keonjhar district late Sunday night. The deceased has been identified as Kalakar Munda (20), son of Chaitanya Munda of Jhatiali Sahi under Ghatagaon police station. According to reports, Kalakar was under trauma following a squabble...

Amritsar attack: CM announces Rs 50 lakh for information

Chandigarh/Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Monday announced a reward of Rs 50 lakh to anyone giving information regarding the two youths who carried out Sunday's grenade attack on a prayer meeting at the Nirankari Satsang Bhawan of Amritsar district. The Punjab Police has formed several teams to investigate the grenade attack in Adliwal village in Rajasansi...

Chennithala hits out at Ker CM over Sabarimala issue

Kochi: Leader of Opposition in the Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala Monday attacked Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over the police action against Lord Ayyappa devotees at Sabarimala Sannidhanam and asked if Kerala was under the rule of Hitler. The senior Congress leader alleged the government was trying to "brand" Ayyappa devotees as Sangh Parivar activists and thus helping...

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