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  • Army Foils Infiltration Bid On LoC, Militant Killed

    One militant was killed on Tuesday as the Army foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, defense sources said. The militant was killed in the Uri sector while trying to cross into the Indian side. "A weapon has been recovered. The search..

  • 42 Tourists Rescued After Cruise Boat, Casino Vessel Collide

    Forty-two tourists were rescued from a small cruise boat in the Mandovi river here late on Saturday after it lost control and hit a nearby offshore casino vessel, police said. A spokesperson for Goa Police described the incident as "minor" and that no one was reported injured. "All 42 tourists..

  • Odisa CM Announces Transportation Cost For Pregnant Women

    The Odisha government said on Saturday it would provide Rs 1,000 as transportation cost to pregnant women from inaccessible areas to facilitate their institutional delivery. As per the new scheme, those pregnant women reaching hospitals by arranging vehicles on their own will get Rs 1,000. The..

  • Moderate Intensity Quake Jolts Kashmir

    A moderate intensity earthquake jolted the Kashmir Valley on Saturday, a weather official confirmed. The Met department official said here: "An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred today at 5.44 a.m. "The intensity of the earthquake was moderate and its coordinates were latit..

  • Swine Flu Kills 87 In 83 Days In Madhya Pradesh

    The death toll due to swine flu in Madhya Pradesh stands at 87 in 83 days (July 1 to September 21), even as 129 persons are being treated for the disease in different hospitals, officials said on Friday. Health Department Director K.L. Sahu told IANS that, on Thursday, two persons suffering from ..

  • Two Civilians Killed In Grenade Attack In Kashmir

    Two civilians were killed and five others, including two policemen, injured on Thursday in a grenade attack in Pulwama in south Kashmir. Police said militants hurled a grenade near a bus stand in Tral town of Pulwama district. "Two civilians have been killed and five others, including three ci..

  • Firing Incident In J&K Was Militant Attack: Police

    The firing incident outside the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) post near the Jawahar Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday in which one SSB trooper was killed and another injured was a militant attack, police said on Thursday. "Last evening two SSB personnel were injured when terrorists fired upon ..

  • Durga Puja In Bengal With Trans-Boundary Trysts And Twists

    From goddess Durga draped in traditional Nepali attire for the grand celebration of Dasain, to the resplendent White Temple of Thailand to glimpses of London and the US -- Durga Puja in West Bengal is not only a showcase of the state's artistic heritage but has also evolved into a platform of its cr..

  • 11 People Commit Suicide In Telangana

    Eleven people, including six members of a family, committed suicide in four different incidents in Telangana on Monday, police said. Six members of a family ended their lives in Suryapet town, 135 km from here, in the early hours of the day. Their bodies were found in their house on Monday mornin..

  • 61st Edition Of ‘Shri Ram’ To Mark Festive Season

    An annual dance-drama, now in its 61st edition, depicting the life of Hindu god Ram is once again set to be performed in the Capital around the fast-approaching Dushhehra and Diwali festive season. Titled "Shri Ram," the grand spectacle is presented by Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra here. The show..