Day: October 15, 2018

Cyclone: Odisha asks Centre for Rs 1,000 cr as interim assistance

Cyclone Titli: Death toll climbs to 27, relief-restoration work stepped up

October 15, 2018 11:59 pm

Bhubaneswar: With the recovery of three more bodies on Monday, the death toll in cyclone Titli and the subsequent flood in Odisha rose to 27, even as relief and restoration activities have been stepped up, officials said. The three bodies were found in the worst hit Raigada block of Gajapati district, the officials said. “In the landslide incident […]

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Swept away from herd in Mahanadi, five elephants swim to safety: officials

Swept away from herd in Mahanadi, five elephants swim to safety: officials

October 15, 2018 11:52 pm

Cuttack : Five elephants, including two calves, which were swept away from their herd by heavy currents in Mahanadi river while crossing it early Monday near Mundali, swam to safety later in the day, forest officials said. The five pachyderms swam to safety near Naraj Barrage here on the outskirts of the city in the afternoon, they […]

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HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt replies as CS challenges fresh breach of privilege proceedings

Man falls from train, railway personnel reach spot hours later

October 15, 2018 11:39 pm

Mumbai : A commuters’ representative alleged Monday that there was a delay by railway officials in attending to a man who fell from a train along the Diva-Kalamboli stretch in neighbouring Thane district. The Central Railway (CR), however, said there was no delay on officials’ part, but the spot was inaccessible by road. The man, identified as Naushad Ali (24), […]

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Congress ignored Bundelkhand: Shah

Generate ‘tsunami’ in MP to win non-BJP states, Shah call on partyworkers

October 15, 2018 11:34 pm

Jabalpur (MP): BJP president Amit Shah Monday gave a call to “uproot” the Congress from Madhya Pradesh in next month’s state Assembly polls to generate a “tsunami”, the ripple effects of which will be felt in West Bengal and other states currently not ruled by the saffron party. Addressing party workers here in the state, […]

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'Air quality in Delhi on brink of turning severe'

System to forewarn about air pollution in NCR launched

October 15, 2018 11:28 pm

New Delhi: Amid rising air pollution ahead of winter, Union Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan launched a system on Monday that will help in forewarning any large-scale air pollution events over the national capital region (NCR), a statement said. The ‘Air Quality Early Warning System’ is designed to predict extreme air pollution events and give […]

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HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt replies as CS challenges fresh breach of privilege proceedings

Clean chit to Mulayam in IPS Amitabh Thakur threat case

October 15, 2018 11:26 pm

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh police Monday yet again gave a clean chit to former chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav in connection with allegedly threatening IPS officer Amitabh Thakur over phone three years ago. Submitting the final report (FR) before the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Anand Prakash Singh, the state police said proceedings should be […]

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Himachal Pradesh govt to buy 30 electric buses

Himachal Pradesh govt to buy 30 electric buses

October 15, 2018 11:12 pm

Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government will soon purchase 30 electric buses to run on various routes in Shimla town, State Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur said. “These buses will not only provide comfortable travelling facility to the commuters but will also help in checking pollution levels. The purchase orders have already been given after all […]

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PM warns of high oil prices hurting global economic growth

October 15, 2018 9:04 pm

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday warned oil producers like Saudi Arabia that high crude prices are hurting the global economy and sought a review of payment terms to provide a temporary relief to the local currency. India, the world’s third-biggest oil consumer, has been over the past two months battered by high crude […]

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Neha Dhupia wants to be unstoppable

Neha Dhupia wants to be unstoppable

October 15, 2018 8:57 pm

Mumbai: Neha Dhupia says more than playing the lead in a film, her desire is to keep working in the film industry. The 38-year-old actor, who was last seen in Karan Johar’s segment of Netflix anthology series “Lust Stories”, says she wants to be “unstoppable”. “It is hard to be the leading lady all my […]

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Rajiv Gandhi had dubbed opposition scorpion in 1984: Javadekar

Gandhi, Tharoor may not want but nation wants Ram temple in Ayodhya: BJP

October 15, 2018 8:47 pm

New Delhi: The BJP Monday accused the Congress of using its leaders to build a momentum against the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, asserting that “the temple will be built at the Ram’s birthplace”. Union minister Prakash Javadekar attacked Congress president Rahul Gandhi and its leader Shashi Tharoor for his reported comments that no good Hindu would have wanted to see the temple built by demolishing a […]

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