2 dead, 2 injured as fire breaks out at Andheri building in Mumbai

MUMBAI: Two person died in a fire that broke out late Tuesday evening at a residential building in Andheri in Mumbai. The fire broke out at 8.21 pm at a house in the 21-storey Kadam Nagar SRA chawl in Andheri West. Five fire engines were rushed to the spot. Ganesh Shinde, the dean of Cooper Hospital, where the victims were taken, […]

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Not possible to use biometrics to identify bodies: UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) told the Delhi High Court on Monday that it was technically not possible to match the fingerprints of an unidentified body with the bio-metrics of 120 crore people stored in its database. The UIDAI submitted that matching of bio-metrics, including fingerprints and iris, is done on a 1:1 […]

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Sculpture unveiled in U.K.to honor Indian soldiers

London: A sculpture in honor of Indian soldiers who fought during the First World War was unveiled on Sunday in the town of Smethwick in the West Midlands region of England on Sunday. Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick had commissioned the Lions of the Great War monument, which depicts a turbaned Sikh soldier, to honor the […]

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Bengaluru boy bags the world to win science prize

Bengaluru boy Samay Godika (in picture) has emerged as the winner of the Breakthrough Junior Challenge with $400,000 (over Rs 2.9 crore) as the prize money. While Samay, 16, a student of National Public School-Koramangala, will receive a $250,000 (over Rs 1.8 crore) college scholarship, his ninth and tenth grade science teacher, Pramila Menon, who […]

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Pilot dies after passenger plane collides in mid-air with another aircraft in Canada

Ottawa: The pilot of a small passenger plane died after colliding with another aircraft early Sunday and crashing into a field near the capital Ottawa, officials said. Police said the exact circumstances of the accident in Carp, Ontario, around 30 kilometers (18 miles) west of Ottawa, remained unknown. The pilot of the Cessna aircraft, who was […]

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Keep All Options Open For Ram Temple Construction, says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

NEW DELHI: All options for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya must be kept open and the community of saints should keep pushing and praying for an early resolution of the matter, Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said today. “We have three options. We should continue with the talks to resolve the […]

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Signature Bridge’s Main Inaugural Function Went Smoothly, says Delhi Police

NEW DELHI: Even as Delhi BJP unit president Manoj Tiwari and his supporters entered into a scuffle with AAP members and the police at the inaugural event of the Signature Bridge, the Delhi Police has maintained that the main function went smoothly. Mr Tiwari and his supporters reached the venue to protest against his non-invitation to […]

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PHD Chamber delegation meets NSDC corporate priority head

A delegation of PHD Chamber of Commerce-Kashmir Chapter headed by its chairman of expert committee for travel, tourism, entertainment and culture Vicky Shaw and chairman of expert committee for MSME, textile and agriculture Bilal Kawoosa held a meeting with NSDC’s Head of Corporate Priority Archana Singh on Wednesday. The delegation discussed various initiatives provided by […]

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SGTB girls honoured

AMRITSAR: After registering various achievements, including an emphatic win in the recently concluded Guru Nanak Dev University(GNDU) Zonal Youth Festival-2018 at Verka, Sri Guru Teg Bahadur (SGTB)College for Women team members were felicitated on Tuesday at the college campus by the management. The achievers received accolades from Khalsa College Governing Council honorary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh […]

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