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Jet flight returns to Mumbai with 30 bleeding passengers

September 20, 2018

MUMBAI: At least 30 passengers on a Jet Airways Mumbai-Jaipur flight suffered ear and nose bleeding due to low cabin pressure, creating an alarming situation during the aircraft's ascent here on Thursday, officials said. The flight 9W-697 with 166 passengers and five crew, was forced to return to Mumbai shortly after take-off at around 6 a.m. from...

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Dictatorship has become a profession under Modi government

September 19, 2018

NEW DELHI: A day after Congress workers were lathicharged in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, party President Rahul Gandhi attacked the Narendra Modi government saying that dictatorship has become a "profession" and the attack would be remembered as an act of "political atrocity". "Under Narendra Modi's regime, dictatorship has turned into profes...

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Ex-IAF chief S.P. Tyagi gets bail in AgustaWestland case

September 12, 2018

NEW DELHI: Former IAF chief Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi and others were granted bail by a court here on Wednesday in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal. Special Judge Arvind Kumar asked Tyagi and others, who appeared before him, to furnish a personal bond of Rs one lakh and surety bond of like a...

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Six killed in explosion in UP chemical factory

September 12, 2018

LUCKNOW: Six persons were killed and several others were injured in a chemical tank blast in Bijnore district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place at the Mohit Chemical and Metro factory situated on the Dehat Marg in the morning. Senior officials including the district magistrate Atal Rai and Superintendent of Polic...

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5.5-magnitude quake hits Assam

September 12, 2018

GUWAHATI: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale shook Guwahati and its adjoining areas on Wednesday, the Met said. No damage was reported. The quake occurred at a depth of 13 km around 10.20 a.m. with its epicentre in Kokrajhar district, the India Meteorological Department said. An Assam State Disaster Management Authority official sai...

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Chandrababu Naidu Slams Central Govt over Petrol, Diesel Price hike

September 10, 2018

AMARAVATHI: Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday announced a reduction in value-added tax (VAT) on the price of petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre in the state amid a countrywide shutdown by Congress-led opposition to protest the spiralling fuel prices. Naidu, the chief of the Telugu Desam Party that was part of the ruling ...

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BJP-led central government had "miserably" failed: Manmohan Singh

September 10, 2018

NEW DELHI: Urging the opposition to unite in their shared desire to defeat the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday hit out at the Modi government for the crises-like all-round situation in the country due to rising fuel prices and farm distress. Manmohan Singh said the BJP-led central government had ...

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2 killed in road accident

September 08, 2018

LUCKNOW: Two people were killed and two others injured in a road accident on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district, police said. The accident took place on the National Highway-28 when a tyre of the car the victims were travelling in punctured, causing the vehicle to overturn. The car was headed to Lucknow to receive some pilgrims return...

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Five killed, many injured as bus falls into gorge

September 07, 2018

DEHRADUN: Five persons were killed and 21 others injured in Almora district of Uttarakhand on Thursday when the driver of the bus they were travelling lost control and the vehicle fell into a deep gorge, police said. The condition of 14 injured is stated to be critical. They have been rushed to Haldwani for treatment. The accident took place at S...

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Elderly couple found dead in Patna

September 07, 2018

PATNA: A retired commissioner of Irrigation Department and his wife has been found dead in their house in the Bihar capital. Four people have been detained, police said on Friday. Harender Prasad Singh, 88, and his second wife Sapna Das Gupta, 70, were found murdered late on Thursday in Dujra’s Buddha colony here. Patna Senior Superintenden...

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