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Four sisters drown in river in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur

They were taking a bath in the river and ventured into the deep waters, Kumar said, adding that villagers alerted by their screams rushed to rescue them but failed

18 June,2024 01:15 PM IST | PTI
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US Senators and corporate world bat for stronger India-US relationship

Senator Dan Sullivan said India and the US are now doing a much greater number of strategic experiences during the annual Leadership Summit of the US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF).

18 June,2024 12:07 PM IST | PTI
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Long queues seen at water tankers in Delhi

Meanwhile, the water crisis has also incited a political storm in the national capital, with both BJP and AAP at loggerheads.

18 June,2024 12:07 PM IST | ANI
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Fifteen more stranded tourists evacuated from Sikkim's Lachung

The district administration had to set up log bridges over the slides to facilitate movement by foot and by vehicles where roads were motorable

18 June,2024 11:44 AM IST | PTI
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Assam CM Himanta writes to Mamata over probe in IIT-Kharagpur student's death

Faizan Ahmed, 23, was found dead in his hostel room on October 14, 2022, and his death was claimed by the IIT-Kharagpur authorities to be a case of suicide. However, his parents claimed that they had observed injury marks on his body.

18 June,2024 11:44 AM IST | PTI
World News

Southern China faces heavy floods, and landslides kill at least 9

Meanwhile, northern parts of the country are battling drought, as the country faces two extremes of severe weather.

18 June,2024 11:44 AM IST | AP
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Pune Police book 17-yr-old after he attempts to run over woman following dispute

he woman managed to escape unharmed; the incident took place in Vadgaon Ghenand village near Alandi town in Pune district

18 June,2024 11:09 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Sharad Pawar seeks meeting with CM to address drought-like situation in Pune

Sharad Pawar said the state government had undertaken irrigation schemes in the region to mitigate the drought-like situation but problems were found in their implementation

18 June,2024 10:57 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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PM Modi to visit Uttar Pradesh, Bihar on June 18-19

The Prime Minister will participate in PM Kisan Samman Sammelan in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi at around 5 pm, said the PMO

18 June,2024 10:10 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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"Welcome to Wayanad, Priyanka Gandhi!": Cong in Kerala set tone for LS bypoll

"Welcome to Wayanad, Indira's successor. Priyanka Gandhi will become Wayanad's dearest with a huge majority," he added

18 June,2024 08:45 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Court sentences man to 12 yrs imprisonment for kidnapping and raping minor niece

The court has awarded a compensation of Rs 10.50 lakh to the victim who is 24 years married woman and has three children

18 June,2024 08:42 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
World News

Six people, including 3 children, killed in Georgia house fire

The oldest victim was in their 70s, authorities said. Their identities were not immediately released

18 June,2024 08:38 AM IST | AP | PTI
Uttar Pradesh: Two dead, seven injured in head-on collision between two cars

Uttar Pradesh: Two dead, seven injured in head-on collision between two cars

They said one of the cars went up in flames after the crash near Benduli village in the Itiyathok police station area of the district

18 June,2024 08:34 AM IST | Gonda (UP) | PTI
Darjeeling train mishap: Nine dead, 41 injured

Darjeeling train mishap: Nine dead, 41 injured

Goods train rams into stationary Kanchanjunga Express; rescue ops underway

18 June,2024 07:50 AM IST | New Jalpaiguri/Kolkata | Agencies
Atishi urges Haryana govt to release water

Atishi urges Haryana govt to release water

Atishi said the Wazirabad barrage gets water from Haryana which goes to the water treatment plants of Chandrawal, Okhla and Wazirabad

18 June,2024 07:30 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Rahul Gandhi retains Rae Bareli, Priyanka to contest from Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi retains Rae Bareli, Priyanka to contest from Wayanad

“Promises we made to Wayanad will be fulfilled,” he said. “I won’t let the people of Wayanad feel Rahul’s absence,” Priyanka Gandhi said

18 June,2024 07:25 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Bharat, India both to be used, debate useless: NCERT Chief

Bharat, India both to be used, debate useless: NCERT Chief

The comments assume significance in the wake of a high-level panel working on the social science curriculum recommending that “India” should be replaced with “Bharat” in school textbooks for all classes

18 June,2024 07:20 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Pankaja Munde urges Maharashtra govt to address OBC hunger strike

Pankaja Munde urges Maharashtra govt to address OBC hunger strike

Pankaja Munde expressed her concerns on social networking platform X, highlighting Hake and Waghmare's deteriorating health.

17 June,2024 07:42 PM IST | Jalna | mid-day online correspondent
Maharashtra: Three men arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old in Akola

Maharashtra: Three men arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old in Akola

The girl was tricked and taken to a youth hostel in the city, where the trio allegedly raped her on June 7.

17 June,2024 07:41 PM IST | Akola | mid-day online correspondent
Nagpur: Man, held for allegedly smuggling gold, kills self in DRI office

Nagpur: Man, held for allegedly smuggling gold, kills self in DRI office

Deepak Machhindra Desai (27), reportedly ended his life by jumping off the sixth-floor. He was arrested on June 14 from Sangli in a case involving the smuggling of gold from Dubai for sale in Uttar Pradesh.

17 June,2024 06:39 PM IST | Nagpur | mid-day online correspondent
West Bengal train accident: Goods train's loco pilot

West Bengal train accident: Goods train's loco pilot "disregarded signal", says

Apart from the loco pilot of the goods train, the guard of the passenger train was also killed in this morning's collision.

17 June,2024 06:36 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Bengal Train Accident: Survivors Of The Tragic Accident Narrate Scary Details

    Bengal Train Accident: Survivors Of The Tragic Accident Narrate Scary Details

    The Kanchenjunga Express, involved in a tragic accident near Rangapani Station in Darjeeling on June 17, arrived at Sealdah railway station on June 18 after extensive restoration efforts. The incident claimed eight lives and left around 25 injured, some struggling to walk. Sealdah station swiftly established medical booths, a help desk, and special transport arrangements for passengers. Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim personally assisted survivors, ensuring safe onward journeys. DRM Sealdah, Deepak Nigam, coordinated medical aid and support teams, affirming readiness with ambulances on standby. Passengers recounted harrowing experiences, expressing fear and concern, as the community rallied in support. The survivors of the tragic accident narrated their experience. They revealed chilling details. Watch video.

    18 June,2024 01:00 PM IST
    Nikhil Gupta arraigned in murder-for-hire case, pleads not guilty

    Nikhil Gupta arraigned in murder-for-hire case, pleads not guilty

    While speaking to reporters, Gupta's US-based lawyer, attorney Jeffrey Chabrowe said that they would file a bail application at a later date, meaning Gupta will continue to be detained for now

    18 June,2024 08:29 AM IST | New York | ANI

    Netanyahu dissolves War Cabinet: Israeli officials

    Move came after lawmaker Benny Gantz quit govt, citing frustration with PM

    18 June,2024 07:43 AM IST | Tel Aviv | Agencies

    Joe Biden’s reelection team launches USD 50 mn ad campaign

    A central part of Biden’s campaign strategy is highlighting Trump’s far-reaching policy proposals for a second term and firing up disaffected Democrats and independent voters

    18 June,2024 07:40 AM IST | Washington | Agencies
    Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor

    Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor

    His appointment will be co-terminus with the term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi or until further orders, it said.

    14 June,2024 07:48 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies

    Elderly man beaten to death over parking issue in Jaipur

    According to police, Gopal Khandelwal had a dispute with his neighbour Prabhu Thakaria over car parking in Shanti Colony on Thursday night

    01 June,2024 05:59 AM IST | Jaipur | PTI

    Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

    Ayushman Bharat Scheme is one of the revolutionary healthcare programmes in recent times

    23 April,2024 10:29 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Time to stop treating our oceans like garbage bins

    Time to stop treating our oceans like garbage bins

    The Internet tells us that the month-long event encourages one to explore and cherish the vast blue stretches that cover 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface

    17 June,2024 06:53 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
    16 June,2024 07:57 AM IST | Mumbai | Rahul da Cunha
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