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Overheated silencer of vehicle may have caused Aero India fire; Nirmala Sitharaman inspects site

Overheated silencer of vehicle may have caused Aero India fire; Nirmala Sitharaman inspects site

A major fire swept through the parking area, far away from the venue of Asia's premier air show, gutting about 300 cars on Saturday, but there were no casualties.

Feb 24, 2019, 14:23 PM IST
Bengaluru's suburban rail project worth Rs 23000 crore finally gets a go ahead, to have 82 stations

Bengaluru's suburban rail project worth Rs 23000 crore finally gets a go ahead, to have 82 stations

The announcement was made after Piyush Goyal met the Karnataka Chief Minister on Friday to resolve the issues holding up the rail project. 

Feb 24, 2019, 08:20 AM IST
'Burqa-clad' man beaten up in Kolkata on suspicions of being child-lifter, 17 arrested

'Burqa-clad' man beaten up in Kolkata on suspicions of being child-lifter, 17 arrested

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had alleged that attempts were being made to disturb peace in West Bengal, with "burqa-clad men" being sent to streets to create panic amid rumours of child lifting.

Feb 24, 2019, 07:12 AM IST
CBI files affidavit on plea seeking contempt proceedings against Rajeev Kumar

CBI files affidavit on plea seeking contempt proceedings against Rajeev Kumar

The CBI had filed the contempt plea in the apex court against three officers for alleged willful and deliberate violation of top court orders.

Feb 24, 2019, 00:25 AM IST
WATCH: Over 100 vehicles gutted in fire during Aero India show at Yelahanka Air Base

WATCH: Over 100 vehicles gutted in fire during Aero India show at Yelahanka Air Base

Nearly 100 cars were charred after a major fire broke out Saturday at the parking area of Bengaluru's Yelahanka Air Force station, where the Aero India is currently underway.

Feb 23, 2019, 14:14 PM IST
300 vehicles gutted in fire during Aero India show at Yelahanka Air Base

300 vehicles gutted in fire during Aero India show at Yelahanka Air Base

The fire has been brought under control now.

Feb 23, 2019, 13:13 PM IST
Surya Kiran team to perform at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru, pay tribute to Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi

Surya Kiran team to perform at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru, pay tribute to Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi

The Surya Kiran team will pay homage to Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi.

Feb 23, 2019, 08:51 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee urges people to respect all languages

Mamata Banerjee urges people to respect all languages

"Best wishes to all on International Mother Language Day. Respect all languages but take pride in your mother tongue," she tweeted.

Feb 21, 2019, 13:15 PM IST
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat flies indigenous LCA Tejas at Aero India Show

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat flies indigenous LCA Tejas at Aero India Show

Tejas Mark 1's operational clearance comes more than three-and-half decades after it was conceptualised.

Feb 21, 2019, 12:34 PM IST
We have people's strength: Kamal Haasan's party Makkal Needhi Maiam turns one

We have people's strength: Kamal Haasan's party Makkal Needhi Maiam turns one

Amidst loud cheers of hundreds of supporters, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan celebrated the first year anniversary of his political party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), which translates to “Centre

Feb 21, 2019, 11:55 AM IST
IT department raids residences of 4 members from real estate industry in Chennai

IT department raids residences of 4 members from real estate industry in Chennai

The raids are being conducted on suspicion of tax evasion and money laundering.

Feb 21, 2019, 11:05 AM IST
Absconding Congress MLA arrested in assault case

Absconding Congress MLA arrested in assault case

Ganesh was at large after the alleged assault on Anand Singh, both from Ballari district, on January 20 at the Eagleton Resort on the city outskirts.

Feb 20, 2019, 18:16 PM IST
No Surya Kiran aerobatics display at Aero India 2019 after pilot killed in crash

No Surya Kiran aerobatics display at Aero India 2019 after pilot killed in crash

This is being done as a mark of respect to Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi who was killed in the tragic crash.

Feb 20, 2019, 13:32 PM IST
Retired IPS officer Gourab Dutta found dead inside his Salt Lake residence in Kolkata

Retired IPS officer Gourab Dutta found dead inside his Salt Lake residence in Kolkata

Gourab Dutta was found dead inside his Salt Lake residence in West Bengal's capital Kolkata.

Feb 20, 2019, 09:23 AM IST
Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar gets transferred, Anuj Sharma takes charge as new Kolkata police commissioner

Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar gets transferred, Anuj Sharma takes charge as new Kolkata police commissioner

Kumar is accused of tampering the evidence in connection with the Saradha scam.

Feb 19, 2019, 14:24 PM IST
Flesh trade racket busted in Chennai, three women rescued

Flesh trade racket busted in Chennai, three women rescued

A special police team raided a house at Seven Wells in the city and nabbed Naresh Kumar and Anand Raj, a police release said.

Feb 18, 2019, 20:12 PM IST
Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray; Sena-BJP may announce pact to continue

Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray; Sena-BJP may announce pact to continue

The two leaders are slated to address a joint press conference later Monday night where a formal announcement on continuation of the alliance is expected, a senior BJP leader said.

Feb 18, 2019, 19:11 PM IST
Thane hospital uses Mumbai's local train to transport organ for transplant

Thane hospital uses Mumbai's local train to transport organ for transplant

A team of doctors covered a distance of 30.8 kilometres in 45 minutes using the local train to cover most of the distance.

Feb 16, 2019, 17:34 PM IST
TMC leadership seeks report on security threat to MLAs, party

TMC leadership seeks report on security threat to MLAs, party

The party leadership will finally submit a report to the state administration and police, and they will take a call on it.

Feb 15, 2019, 16:53 PM IST
Metro train stuck in Kolkata, services hit

Metro train stuck in Kolkata, services hit

The passengers were evacuated, and a truncated service was being run from Kavi Subhas to Girish Park stations.

Feb 13, 2019, 17:39 PM IST