Fire in Kolkata Metro several passengers injured no casualties

KOLKATA: Metro services were affected in Kolkata on Thursday evening after an air-conditioned rake of a metro train in Kolkata caught fire however no casualties were reported, police said. The smoke was detected in the Dum Dum-bound metro train soon after it left the Maidan station. 16 are injured, 15 have minor injuries. One person […]

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At least 13 labourers trapped in illegal mine in Meghalaya rescue operation on

SHILLONG: A most unfrotunate series of events is coming to light from Meghalaya where at least 13 labourers trapped in an illegal coal mine activity despite National Green Tribunal’s ban. The mine is an old, illegal so-called rat-hole mine authorities said. The state government also admits to illegal mining. Superintendent of Police (SP), Jaintia Hills, Sylvester Nongtngr told that the coal […]

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Mumbai-Lucknow IndiGo flight grounded after receiving bomb threat call

NEW DELHI: In a bizarre incident, an IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Lucknow via Delhi was grounded on Saturday after a bomb threat call. As per the report, the aircraft was taken to a separate bay for a secondary ladder point check after a Bomb Threat Assessment Committee or BTAC found the threat. Reports inform that a passenger travelling with […]

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Angry over earning Rs 1064 from 750 kg onion Maharashtra farmer sends money to PM in protest

MUMBAI: An onion-grower from Maharashtra angry with the Narendra Modi government, who received Rs 1,064 for selling 750 kg of onions has sent his earnings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi  as a mark of protest. The farmer in question is Sanjay Sathe, a resident of Niphad tehsil in Nashik district, was among the selected few ‘progressive farmers’ who were picked by the […]

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JU Prof refers to Bhagat Singh as terrorist inquiry ordered

SRINAGAR: A senior professor from the University of Jammu and Kashmir has called freedom fighter Bhagat Singh a “terrorist” while teaching students. Meanwhile University of Jammu on Thursday ordered a high-level inquiry into the incident. Vinay Thusoo, official spokesperson of the university, said professor Manoj K Dhar, Vice Chancellor, had constituted a high-level committee headed by the […]

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US man killed in Andaman: Cops retreat after tribe seen armed with bows and arrows

NEW DELHI: A police team which approached North Sentinel Island on Saturday along with tribal welfare department made a second expedition to the North Sentinel Island spotted men from the Sentinelese tribe on the beach where John Allen Chau was last seen, the region’s police chief Dependra Pathak told. Using binoculars, police officers in a boat about 400 […]

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Two medical students dead after bike rams into divider in Delhi’s Signature Bridge

NEW DELHI: Two men on a motorcycle died on Friday morning  after their sports bike rammed into a divider at the newly-opened Signature Bridge over the Yamuna River in Delhi. The deceased have been identified as Satya Vijay Shankaran (23) and Chandra Shekhar. Both of them were rushed to a nearby hospital but could not be saved. Additional DCP (east) Jasmeet […]

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Jeweller found dead in his car in Mumbai

MUMBAI: A jeweller allegedly shot himself with his licensed revolver on Friday inside his Maruti Wagon-R car at Sai Baba Marg in Parel, Mumbai. The deceased was identified as Ashwin Lalit Jain,  40-year-olda gold businessman. We have found that he had borrowed at least Rs 40 lakh from just one lender and was unable to pay back,” said […]

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Man dies after after being hit by plane during take-off in Moscow

NEW DELHI: A passenger plane taking off from Russia’s busiest airport ran over and killed a 25-year-old man when he was hit by a plane that was taking off at a major Russian airport, , Russian investigators said Wednesday. Boeing 737 was reported and it was decided not to abort the flight because the systems of the plane did not register […]

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