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Five of family killed in car-truck collision in Gujarat

Monday, January 23, 2017

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Ahmedabad: Five members of a family, including a woman and two children, were killed allegedly after their car rammed into a truck from behind near Deesa town of Banaskantha district, police said on Monday. The mishap occurred last night at Akhol cross-road on Bhildi Highway near Deesa when the car, with seven occupants, rammed into …

Srinagar-Jammu National Highway opens; Mercury falls in Valley

Monday, January 23, 2017

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Srinagar: The night temperature across Kashmir division, except Qazigund, went down as the weather remained dry, leading to opening of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway a day after snowfall led to its closure. The National Highway has been opened for one-way traffic today, an official of the Traffic department said, adding however, only light motor vehicles …

Transferred, as she didn’t sing with the GM

Monday, January 23, 2017

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A lady clerk working in Railways was issued a show cause notice as she didn’t sing a song with the GM at midnight. She had refused to sing with the South East railway zone GM, Satyendra Prakash. The notice adds that she wont be allowed to participate in any events for next six months. She …

R-Day: No entry for heavy vehicles to Delhi from Gurugram

Sunday, January 22, 2017

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New Delhi: In view of the Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi on January 26 and its full dress rehearsal on January 23, heavy vehicles except those carrying milk, fruits, vegetables and other essential items, will not be allowed to enter Delhi through district Gurugram. While stating this here today, a spokesman of …

JNU girl raped in South Delhi

Saturday, January 21, 2017

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A 21-year-old JNU student was allegedly raped by two Afghan Nationals in the Green park area of South Delhi on Friday. The victim, a second-year student from BA Hons., had gone to the pub in the Hauz Khas area with her friend where she met Twaab Ahmad alias Saleem, who is an Afghan national. Twaab lives in …

Four killed as bus turns turtle

Saturday, January 21, 2017

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Mumbai: Four passengers were killed on Saturday in a road accident and over a dozen injured, three of them seriously when a private bus overturned in Indapur tehsil of Pune districts, police said. The accident place around 5.30 AM after the bus driver lost control over the vehicle, which ran into a dhaba and overturned. All …

Ten coaches of Ranikhet Express derail in Rajasthan

Saturday, January 21, 2017

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Ten coaches of Ranikhet Express derailed in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer, officials said today. According to the report, the train 15014 Kath Godham-Jaisalmer Express derailed with ten coaches between Thayat Hamira-Jaisalmer at 23.16 hours on Friday. Also Read: Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton haven’t spoken since election day; check out why However, no casualties or major injuries were …

Atri Kar, first transgender to appear in West Bengal Civil Services exam

Friday, January 20, 2017

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A 27-year-old school teacher, Atri Kar filled up form for West Bengal Civil Services exam but to her surprise, the WBSC hadn’t notified the “transgender” category on its application form. After she was unheard by the WBSC, she went to Court. While the Railway Recruitment Board application form had notified the “others” in gender category, the …

Centre clears ordinance on Jallikattu to allow TN govt to promulgate it

Friday, January 20, 2017

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Moving swiftly, the Centre tonight cleared an ordinance on Jallikattu, paving the way for Tamil Nadu government to promulgate it in an effort to end the protests that have paralysed the state for the last four days. Officials said they said the Home Ministry cleared the ordinance after the Law Ministry approved the draft ordinance …

78 stations under SCR to get nearly 2000 CCTV cameras

Friday, January 20, 2017

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Hyderabad: To improve monitoring and curb crime at railway stations, a total of 1,938 CCTV cameras will be installed in 78 more stations under South Central Railway (SCR), a senior official said today. “Till 2016, only 42 stations were provided with CCTV surveillance systems having 682 cameras. Proposals have been finalised to install 1,938 CCTV …

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