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 Train accident averted near Lonavala due to CCTV cameras in hilly section

Train accident averted near Lonavala due to CCTV cameras in hilly section

CCTV cameras installed in the `ghat' (hilly) section of Mumbai-Pune route for monitoring during monsoon proved useful on Thursday night as a train was stopped well in time before it could hit a

Jun 14, 2019, 11:29 AM IST
Chhattisgarh: 2 Naxals killed in Kanker encounter

Chhattisgarh: 2 Naxals killed in Kanker encounter

Two Naxals were killed in an exchange of fire with the District Reserve Guard (DRG) in Malepara here last night, DIG, Anti-Naxal Operations, P Sundarraj said on Friday.

Jun 14, 2019, 10:06 AM IST
Two RJD leaders shot at in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

Two RJD leaders shot at in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

Two local Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders were shot at by two unknown assailants in Kanti police station area in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Thursday. 

Jun 14, 2019, 09:41 AM IST
Cyclone Vayu 'remains practically stationary', says IMD

Cyclone Vayu 'remains practically stationary', says IMD

"It remains practically stationary in last one hour about 240 km West of Diu (Gujarat) and 130 km nearly South-West of Porbandar (Gujarat)," a statement from IMD said.

Jun 14, 2019, 08:38 AM IST
Mortal remains of CRPF jawan martyred in Anantnag reaches his hometown in Ghazipur

Mortal remains of CRPF jawan martyred in Anantnag reaches his hometown in Ghazipur

Former Union Minister Manoj Sinha visited the deceased CRPF constable's house to meet his family. 

Jun 14, 2019, 07:22 AM IST
5-day-old baby boy stolen from Mumbai hospital; middle-aged woman arrested

5-day-old baby boy stolen from Mumbai hospital; middle-aged woman arrested

The woman was identified on the basis of the CCTV footage installed at the hospital.

Jun 14, 2019, 07:06 AM IST
Cyclone Vayu: Gujarat administration on high alert for next 24 hours; two airports resume operations

Cyclone Vayu: Gujarat administration on high alert for next 24 hours; two airports resume operations

The state administration will remain on high alert for the next 24 hours, said Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.

Jun 14, 2019, 00:21 AM IST
Watch: Indian Coast Guard rescues man from drowning on Goa beach

Watch: Indian Coast Guard rescues man from drowning on Goa beach

The Indian Coast Guard rescued a man from drowning near Goa's Cabo de Rama beach on Thursday. The 20-year-old man was swept away by strong waves, caused due to Cyclone Vayu's heavy impact in the area

Jun 13, 2019, 23:46 PM IST
Mushtaq Zargar, released in 1999 Kandahar hijacking, may be behind Anantnag attack: Intelligence agencies

Mushtaq Zargar, released in 1999 Kandahar hijacking, may be behind Anantnag attack: Intelligence agencies

Zargar was released along with Jaish chief Masood Azhar and another terrorist Umar Sheikh in exchange for passengers of Indian Airlines flight IC 814, which was hijacked in 1999.

Jun 13, 2019, 23:25 PM IST
Teenager 'accidentally' shot dead while posing for TikTok video with pistol alongside family

Teenager 'accidentally' shot dead while posing for TikTok video with pistol alongside family

The teenager and his relatives were posing for a TikTok video with a country-made pistol one of his relatives had brought, police said.

Jun 13, 2019, 23:13 PM IST
Bengal political parties meet Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, agree on no provocative speeches

Bengal political parties meet Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, agree on no provocative speeches

The meeting was attended by Trinamool's Dr. Partha Chatterjee, BJP's Jay Prakash Mazumdar, Congress' Soumendra Nath Mitra and CPI(M)'s Md Salim.   

Jun 13, 2019, 22:02 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee fails to end the impasse at government hospitals, mass resignations begin

Mamata Banerjee fails to end the impasse at government hospitals, mass resignations begin

Mamata Banerjee also launched a blistering attack on the BJP claiming that they were adding communal colours to this incident.

Jun 13, 2019, 21:58 PM IST
Maharashtra Cabinet expansion postponed after cracks appear within BJP and Shiv Sena

Maharashtra Cabinet expansion postponed after cracks appear within BJP and Shiv Sena

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had earlier hinted at a Cabinet expansion on June 14 or 15.

Jun 13, 2019, 21:33 PM IST
Chennai IT companies take measures to reduce water consumption amid severe shortage

Chennai IT companies take measures to reduce water consumption amid severe shortage

Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) also known as Rajiv Gandhi Salai is Chennai’s IT capital with hundreds of large IT parks and tech firms dotting the stretch.

Jun 13, 2019, 21:29 PM IST
Two arrested for taking bribe from complainant for including name in NRC final draft

Two arrested for taking bribe from complainant for including name in NRC final draft

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) team of Assam caught the duo red-handed at the NRC Sewa Kendra of Dispur in Ganeshguri.

Jun 13, 2019, 21:06 PM IST
Cyclone Vayu: Portion of Porbandar's Bhuteshwar Mahadev temple collapses

Cyclone Vayu: Portion of Porbandar's Bhuteshwar Mahadev temple collapses

The entire temple has been engulfed in the sea waves, as water has trickled into the structure.

Jun 13, 2019, 20:17 PM IST
Encephalitis outbreak in Bihar leaves 56 children dead

Encephalitis outbreak in Bihar leaves 56 children dead

The Sri Krishna Memorial College Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur has recorded total deaths of 45 children till Thursday.

Jun 13, 2019, 19:36 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee calls protests of junior doctors as gathering of political parties

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee calls protests of junior doctors as gathering of political parties

Mamata said in her Faecbook post that an unfortunate incident took place in NRS Hospital and she had asked the Minister of State, Health and Family Welfare to visit the injured junior doctor.

Jun 13, 2019, 19:20 PM IST
Assam student commits suicide for not being allowed to play PUBG game

Assam student commits suicide for not being allowed to play PUBG game

The deceased was a 15-year-old student of Faculty Higher Secondary School, Amingaon, and hailed from Bhaskar Nagar area in Guwahati.

Jun 13, 2019, 18:33 PM IST
Anantnag fidayeen attack executed on Pakistan's orders: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik

Anantnag fidayeen attack executed on Pakistan's orders: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik

The attack comes ahead of the annual Amarnath yatra, which is set to commence on July 1. Pilgrims travelling to the cave shrine have to pass through the stretch of the road where Wednesday's attack

Jun 13, 2019, 18:01 PM IST