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20 killed as train hits school bus
Hyderabad: A train slammed into a school bus at an unmanned railway crossing at Chegunta in Telangana's Medak district today, killing at least 19 children and the driver, police said."The bus crossed the railway track without stopping to check if the way was clear," said Indian Railways spokesman Anil Kumar Saxena. Police said the bus was carrying 32 children, 12 of whom died on the...
Crash and burn   19 July, 2014
The earth-movers have fallen silent. The rescue teams have left. All that remains is a mangled mess of concrete and iron scaffolding. Moulivakkam, on the outskirts of Chennai, where a 11-storey building collapsed on June 28»killing 61 people and injuring 27»resembles a ghost town. The thunderous noise of the building falling like a pack of cards, and the wails of victims, still echo in the minds...
Interim allies   19 July, 2014
Before he left for Brazil to press for cooperation between BRICS countries, did Prime Minister Narendra Modi iron out his differences with a bête noire at home? He apparently did, considering the support he received in the Lok Sabha for passing an amendment to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act, which would remove a legal hurdle for appointing former TRAI chairman...
Anganwadis to become vibrant learning centres   24 July, 2014
 In a first-of-its-kind initiative, Tamil Nadu government today announced upgrading some anganwadis into Vibrant Early Childhood Development and Learning Centres, where children-friendly ambience would be set up with toys and accessories. Making a suo motu statement in the Assembly, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said that a 100 sq ft space would be constructed in select anganwadis, where...
Maoists blast rail track   23 July, 2014
Bihar: Maoists blasted a portion of a railway track between Ismailpur and Rafiganj section in Bihar, leading to derailment of a pilot engine running ahead of the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express. No casualty was reported in the blast that took place late last night, said P K Shrivastava, deputy inspector general of police, Magadh range. In Patna, chief public relations officer, East...
Guj can install gates on dam but can't close them: Centre   24 July, 2014
I will remain Indian until end of my life: Sania   24 July, 2014
Officials copy-paste previous year's budget material   23 July, 2014
'No outside prescriptions accepted for homeland'   24 July, 2014
Modi will develop India into a Hindu state: Minister   24 July, 2014
11 school children killed, 16 hurt as train hits bus   24 July, 2014
Sena defends MPs, says issue politicised   24 July, 2014
Chairman of Vibgyor High School arrested   23 July, 2014
Bihar govt to construct 1.21 crore toilets by 2019   23 July, 2014
Pak's daughter-in-law not fit to be Telangana envoy, says BJP   24 July, 2014
No quarrying within 50 m of residential buildings: HC   23 July, 2014
Parties decry Sena MPs forcing Muslim to break fast   23 July, 2014
Two dissident ministers sacked in Assam   23 July, 2014
Modi reviews political situation   23 July, 2014
Sania appointed brand ambassador of Telangana   22 July, 2014
Tomato prices skyrocket to Rs 70, onion at Rs 40   23 July, 2014
SC turns down bail plea of Janardhan Reddy   22 July, 2014
Damage to property will invite punishment in Punjab   22 July, 2014
Personal ambition behind resignations: Cong   22 July, 2014
Graft-tainted IAS couple sacked   22 July, 2014
Work for Cong-free Maharashtra, Modi to BJP   22 July, 2014
Guj govt initiates novel steps against malnutrition   21 July, 2014
Rape of minor: Skating instructor arrested   21 July, 2014
AAP demands immediate dissolution of Assembly   21 July, 2014
DMK deliberating on Katju's allegation   22 July, 2014
Congress, NC end alliance   21 July, 2014
AP to waive farm loans of up to Rs1.5 lakh per family   21 July, 2014
No-confidence motion against C'garh Speaker   21 July, 2014
Goa Assembly to turn paperless   19 July, 2014
DUSIB to ensure quality construction   19 July, 2014
VHP leader slams opposition to 'Sanskrit Week'   21 July, 2014
Mamata calls for movement against Modi govt   21 July, 2014
Narayan Rane quits Chavan's cabinet   21 July, 2014
Modi has cheated on illegal immigrants issue: AGP   19 July, 2014
BJP, Cong attack AAP over poster controversy   19 July, 2014
Chhattisgarh: Officials hopeful of high voter turnout   18 November, 2013
Direction on Ghat report sparks protest   15 November, 2013
AAP activists sent to judicial custody till Aug 2   19 July, 2014
Lucknow rape: High-level inquiry ordered   18 July, 2014
Rs 2482 crore earmarked for education sector   18 July, 2014
Only 13 government dentists in state   18 July, 2014
A devout Muslim can never be a terrorist: Madani   17 July, 2014
Cong govt dividing children on caste lines: BJP   14 November, 2013
Jayalalithaa opposes Sanskrit week celebrations   19 July, 2014
UP govt employees strike enters 2nd day   13 November, 2013
Telangana govt endorses farm loan waiver plan   17 July, 2014
A big phat family   13 November, 2013
Nitish tapping BJP leaders' phones: Sushil Modi   19 November, 2013
Punjab govt to evolve policy for NRIs   16 July, 2014
Maya Kodnani gets bail   12 November, 2013
Congress targets AAP's probity plank   19 November, 2013
Terrorism is Cong's gift to Punjab: Badal   14 November, 2013
Delhi is in the ICU   12 November, 2013
Security lapse behind blast: Gogoi   29 July, 2013
Matter of faith   12 November, 2013
Snooping scandal reaches Supreme Court   19 November, 2013
UPA endorses creation of Telangana   30 July, 2013
CWC meet on Telangana tomorrow   29 July, 2013
'Poll pledges will be kept'   01 March, 2013
Fight for free   12 November, 2013
Hug fest   28 November, 2011
Gadgil report not mandatory for clearance   12 November, 2013
Demand for Vidarbha gains momentum   30 July, 2013
Pandey appears before CBI court on a stretcher   30 July, 2013
Pandemonium in Bihar Assembly   29 July, 2013
Solar scientist who flayed govt inaction attacked   04 September, 2013
Ishrat case: Pandey in hospital   29 July, 2013
Locals opposed to Jaitapur project: Uddhav   02 September, 2013
Ker needs spl law for fraud cases: HC   29 July, 2013
Punjab accords top priority to climate change   02 September, 2013
SC to hear mining case from Sept 17   02 September, 2013
State dept exposes 7-yr-old rape victim   29 July, 2013
Asaram sent to jail, to move bail plea   02 September, 2013
More paramilitary men rushed to AP   29 July, 2013
Stunt biker killed in police firing   28 July, 2013
Bangalored!    04 November, 2011
Power failure   24 August, 2013
Endless simmer   24 August, 2013
Solar scam: Kerala CM rejects TV report   27 July, 2013
BJP seeks greater protection for Sangh leaders   27 July, 2013
2 bodies found, search intensified for 15 others   07 May, 2014
Addl CJM's plea to relieve him   27 August, 2013
TDP accuses Jagan of violating poll code   03 May, 2014
Malayalam proficiency: Protest in Kerala   26 August, 2013
Prisoners to turn 'chenda' artists   02 May, 2014
I am not 100% honest: K'taka CM   29 August, 2013
K'taka polls: Cong wins two LS seats   24 August, 2013
EC asks Guj admn to file FIR against Modi   30 April, 2014
Modi's wife, mother exercise their franchise   30 April, 2014
Seventh phase voting begins   30 April, 2014
Digvijaya says in relationship with a scribe   30 April, 2014
Not unhappy with Cong leadership: N D Tiwari   30 April, 2014
Goa govt initiates steps to counter shortage of nurses   02 May, 2014
'Blast aimed at creating panic in Modi's campaign'   03 May, 2014
Not declaring Rahul as PM nominee right strategy: Cong   30 April, 2014
HC rejects Adarsh Society's plea opposing title suit   02 May, 2014
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