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Seven killed in Mumbai building collapse

July 25, 2017

MUMBAI: At least seven persons were killed and many more trapped when a four-storey dilapidated residential building collapsed here on Tuesday morning, an official said. Another 12 injured persons have been rescued from the rubble and efforts were on to extricate the others from under the debris of Sai Darshan building at Ghatkopar which crashed w...

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TN farmer tries to commit suicide in Delhi: Farmers

July 24, 2017

NEW DELHI: One of the Tamil Nadu farmers protesting here on Monday tried to commit suicide by consuming 10 sleeping pills apparently because of depression, fellow farmers said. Police, however, denied that the farmer had tried to kill himself. The farmers said Subramani, 61, lost consciousness after he quietly took the sleeping pills at the Jantar...

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Safe travel for females: UP to launch all-women 'Pink' AC buses with CCTV

July 24, 2017

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government will soon launch 'Pink' air-conditioned buses exclusively for women, an official said on Monday. The union government's Ministry of Women and Child Development has sanctioned funds for the 50 buses from its 'Nirbhaya Fund'. The staff, including a conductor in these buses, will be women, the official added. A...

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Modi condoles death of ex-ISRO chief

July 24, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief over the death of former ISRO chief U.R. Rao. He said Rao's contribution to India's space research will always be remembered. "Saddened by the demise of renowned scientist, Professor U.R. Rao. His remarkable contribution to India's space programme will never be forgotten," Modi said...

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Ram Nath Kovind elected new President of India

July 20, 2017

NEW DELHI: National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind was on Thursday elected as the new President of India, securing a massive margin over his United Progressive Alliance (UPA) rival Meira Kumar in a straight fight. In an electoral college of 4,986 voters with a vote value of 10,98,903, Kovind got 2,930 votes carrying a value of...

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Presidential poll: Kovind leads after first round counting

July 20, 2017

NEW DELHI: NDAs Ramnath Kovind was leading over opposition-backed Meira Kumar on Thursday after the first round of vote count in the Presidential election. According to Lok Sabha Secretary General Anoop Mishra, the Returning Officer for the July 20 election, Kovind secured 60,683 value of votes after ballots from four states - Andhra Pradesh, Arun...

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Modi condoles death of 15 passengers in Himachal

July 20, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the death of 15 passengers in a road accident in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district. "My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones in the tragic bus accident... May those injured recover quickly," Modi tweeted. At least 15 persons were killed and an equal number inju...

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Fought presidential poll with confidence: Meira Kumar

July 20, 2017

NEW DELHI: Combined opposition-backed nominee Meira Kumar on Thursday said she contested the election for the country's 14th President with "confidence". "I have fought this elections with faith, belief and confidence in the ideology. I also believe in inner voice of conscience," Kumar told the media. She was replying to questions of media perso...

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15 killed in Himachal road accident

July 20, 2017

SHIMLA: Fifteen persons were killed and an equal number injured when a private bus carrying them fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district on Thursday, an official said. The accident occurred near Khaneri in Rampur, some 140 km from here. The bus with 35 passengers on board was on its way from Rekong Peo town in Kinnaur district to N...

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Sachin Tendulkar offers Workship at Tirupati Temple!

July 20, 2017

TIRUPATHI: Sachin Tendulkar today offered workship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateshwara at Tirumala near here. He arrived here with his wife Anjali, industralist Nimmagadda Prasad and former cricketer V Chamundeswara Nath last night by a special flight from Hyderabad. He left for Hyderabad after worship. ...

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