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Updated:Sep 04, 2015 01:00 AM

At least 38 passengers, including 25 women, were injured when Train No. 16859 Chennai Egmore-Mangalore Central Express derailed near Poovanur railway station in Tiruchi Division around 2 a.m. on Friday. The State police ruled out possibility of a sabotage. Preliminary reports suggested that six coaches, including the last vehicle, derailed. '108'...

Updated:Sep 04, 2015 12:58 AM

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid rich tributes to the teaching community, saying a true teacher never retires in life. Modi was speaking at an event at the Manekshaw Auditorium to mark Teachers’ Day, which was attended by 800 students and 60 teachers from various schools. To highlight his...

Updated:Sep 03, 2015 12:27 AM

Four militants and a soldier were killed in a gun battle in northern Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, a day after a jawan died in a skirmish in the militancy-hit state.The fresh encounter began in the Vilgam area of Handwara around 8:30pm on Wednesday. The encounter site, which is near...

Updated:Sep 03, 2015 12:24 AM

The announcement of the dates of the Bihar Assembly elections seems to be the cut-off point for a resolution of the one rank, one pension (OROP) issue.The RSS, at its three-day coordination meet with the BJP and the government on Wednesday, asked for a speedy solution and an end to...

Updated:Sep 03, 2015 12:23 AM

Tanks, missiles and troops in lock-step filed past Beijing's iconic Tiananmen Square in a massive parade on Thursday commemorating Japan's World War II defeat 70 years ago and underlining President Xi Jinping's determination to make China the pre-eminent Asian power. To underline China's position that its rise is peaceful and...

Updated:Sep 02, 2015 04:30 AM

  MUMBAI: A team of Mumbai Police on Wednesday reached former Star India CEO Peter Mukerjea's residence for further probe into the Sheena Bora murder case. Earlier, Mumbai Police recorded the statement of Peter Mukerjea at Khar police station

Updated:Sep 02, 2015 04:23 AM

Banking services, transport likely to be hit by strike. Majority of nationalised banks employees and more than half of private bank staff will join the nation-wide strike against the proposed amendments to various labour legislations today.

Updated:Sep 01, 2015 01:30 AM

At his fourth Parivartan rally in Bhagalpur on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to respond to the leaders of the grand alliance, including Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who had made a blistering attack on him at the Swabhiman rally held at Patna on August 30. Ms. Gandhi had shared...

Updated:Sep 01, 2015 01:28 AM

NEW DELHI: Siddhartha Das, the father of Sheena and Mikhal Bora, said on Tuesday that Indrani Mukerjea could have murdered Sheena for money. Indrani, wife of former Star CEO Peter Mukerjea, is the prime accused in the April 2012 murder of her daughter Sheena Bora. Siddhartha confirmed that he is biological father...

Updated:Aug 31, 2015 12:19 AM

Investigators probing the alleged murder of Sheena Bora claim to have tracked down Siddharth Das, the man believed to be her father. Das, who remarried after divorcing Sheena’s mother Indrani Mukerjea, who is now the prime accused in the murder case, lives in Kolkata, sources said.

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