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Four railway officials suspended, General Manager sent on leave

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The government on Sunday suspended four railway officials and sent the General Manager of Northern Railway on leave following the derailment of the Kalinga Utkal Express that killed 22 passengers. Based on prima facie evidence, a Junior Engineer (Permanent Way), a Senior Section Engineer (Permanent Way), an Assistant Engineer and a Senior Divisional Engineer have...

15 hours ago
Missing British boy confirmed dead in Barcelona attack

Barcelona, Aug 20 (IANS) The body of a seven-year-old boy with dual British-Australian nationality, who had been missing since the terror attacks, has been identified by his father, Spanish authorities said on Sunday. Julian Cadman was killed when a van was driven at speed into pedestrians strolling in the city's Rambla boulevard on Thursday, the regional Interior Ministry and police sai...

16 hours ago
Flood situation improving in Bengal barring Malda

Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) The flood situation in northern West Bengal showed an overall improvement, barring Malda district where nearly five blocks were still inundated by the increasing water level of Mahananda river, the state government said on Sunday. The condition of South and North Dinajpur districts, majorly affected in the latest flood, was becoming normal though some places in bot...

16 hours ago
Negligence suspected cause of deadly UP train crash

Muzaffarnagar/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Authorities on Sunday admitted to negligence and ground-level lapses that may have derailed the Kalinga Utkal Express train in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening claiming 22-24 lives. Even as a probe to know the exact cause of the train disaster began, a criminal complaint was lodged against unknown people for causing deaths by negligence. Mo...

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Resign over Srijan scam, RJD tells Bihar CM, his deputy

Patna, Aug 20 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday said his party would intensify its agitation to demand resignation and jailing of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy in the Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam. The RJD will intensify its agitation to demand their resignation after the August 27 party rally. We will continue our agitation till Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Ku...

17 hours ago
Dengue fever outbreak in Vietnam sends thousands to hospitals

Hanoi, Aug 20 (IANS) Dozens of patients have been admitted to a hospital in the Vietnamese capital amid an outbreak of dengue fever, representing just a fraction of the thousands of dengue cases nationwide. About 100 patients, including children, were in Thanh Nhan hospital's dengue fever ward, with extra beds having been set up in the lobby. The condition of most was reportedly ...

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25,000-seater international standard cricket stadium in Tripura

Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) The Tripura Cricket Association (TCA), with financial assistance from the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India), would build a 25,000-seat capacity international standard cricket stadium with all modern facilities near here. Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Sunday formally launched the works for the stadium to be built at a cost of over Rs 200 crore.<...

17 hours ago
Authorities hint negligence caused UP train disaster

Muzaffarnagar/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Authorities on Sunday registered a criminal complaint against unknown people for mischief and causing deaths by negligence and began a probe into the Saturday train disaster in Uttar Pradesh amid conflicting casualty figures. Mohd Jamshed from the Railway Board told the media in New Delhi that the disaster involving the Kalinga Utkal Express at Khat...

18 hours ago
Don't get distracted by 'constitutional issues', Jitendra Singh tells J&K

Jammu, Aug 20 (IANS) In a veiled reference to the Jammu and Kashmir government's concern over the Constitution's Article 35A, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said it should focus on addressing problems of the common man rather than get distracted by constitutional issues. Addressing a programme organised to felicitate the government officials and social activists who had contribu...

18 hours ago
Minister must accept responsibility for train tragedy: Congress

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Blaming criminal negligence for the Uttar Pradesh train accident, the Congress on Sunday said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu must accept responsibility since he failed to perform his primary duty to secure passenger safety. The party also demanded a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the derailment of the Kalinga Utkal Express in Muzaffarpur distict on Sa...

18 hours ago
Amit Shah eats food at tribal's house

Bhopal, Aug 20 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah ate a simple meal at the house of a tribal here on Sunday. Shah reached the house of Kamal Singh in Bhopal's Sewaniya village along with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Bharatiya Janata Party state President Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan and MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe. All of them sat on the floor and ate 'dal bati'. Kamal Singh told the...

19 hours ago
Defence Ministry delegates administrative powers to BRO

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Defence Ministry on Sunday announced it has delegated administrative and financial powers to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to avoid delays in projects of road construction in the border areas. The powers have been entrusted to the officials up to the level of Chief Engineer and Task Force Commander to improve the pace of execution of works and to achiev...

19 hours ago
PM remembers Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday remembered former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary, and recalled his contribution to the nation. On his birth anniversary, we remember former PM Rajiv Gandhi and recall his contribution to the nation, said Modi on Twitter. Gandhi's widow and Congress President Sonia Gandhi, son and party Vice...

19 hours ago
Anupam's interest for Chhattisgarh is heart warming: Chhattisgarh CM

Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, whom Anupam Kher met on Saturday, says the veteran actor's interest for the state is heart warming. Singh tweeted photographs of himself and Anupam with the caption: Met veteran actor Anupam kher in Raipur today. His love and interest for Chhattisgarh is heart warming. On Sunday, Anupam also shared a series of photogr...

20 hours ago
Police on high alert after two blasts in Bengal hills

Darjeeling, Aug 20 (IANS) Police in northern West Bengal hills has been put on high alert and counter-insurgency strategies enforced after two major blasts in 24 hours in Darjeeling and Kalimpong, an official said on Sunday. All police stations have been put on high alert. The security protocol followed in insurgency-hit areas is being followed here, Kalimpong Superintendent of Police Aj...

20 hours ago
NIA's regional office, residential premises open in Lucknow

Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday inaugurated the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) regional office and residential premises here. Speaking at the event, Adityanath said India had been at the receiving end of terrorism for long but now, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the nation ha...

20 hours ago
Army evacuates marooned in Gorakhpur

Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) The Army on Sunday rescued people marooned in flood-hit Gorakhpur city in Uttar Pradesh, a military official said. Three teams from the Army have been pressed into service at the request of the state government. All three teams were working relentlessly to rescue people marooned in the flood waters, the official said. They were also distributing relief mate...

20 hours ago
Golfer Chawrasia nominated for Arjuna Award

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Seasoned Indian golfer S.S.P. Chawrasia, a winner of six international titles including four on the European Tour, has been nominated for the prestigious Arjuna Award, it was announced on Sunday. A selection panel appointed by the Sports Ministry had recommended the golfer's name along with 16 other sportspersons about two weeks back. Chawrasia's nominati...

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Saudi vaccinates 1.1 mn Haj pilgrims

Riyadh, Aug 20 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Sunday said its health control centres vaccinated more than 1.1 million pilgrims at ports of entry, the media reported. The Health Ministry said 804,237 pilgrims were vaccinated against meningitis, 236,569 against polio and 97,705 pilgrims vaccinated against yellow fever until Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. The vaccination programme is ...

20 hours ago
Authorities hint negligence caused UP train disaster

Muzaffarnagar/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Authorities on Sunday registered a criminal complaint against unknown people for mischief and causing deaths by negligence and began a probe into the Saturday train accident in Uttar Pradesh amid varying casualty figures. Mohd Jamshed from the Railway Board told the media in New Delhi that the disaster involving the Kalinga Utkal Express at Khatauli...

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