India  /  Published 16.05.20

Amid tragedy, a Modi celebration

The BJP on Saturday celebrated six years of the Narendra Modi government, releasing an audiovisual clip on its “unprecedented” achievements just hours after a road accident killed 24 migrant worke...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.05.20

Shame drives dad to death

A 40-year-old out-of-work labourer hanged himself on Thursday evening out of “shame” because he was unable to feed his family of six, his wife told reporters on Friday.Rambha Devi said husband Vij...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.19

Employee injured in HPL fire dies

Last week’s fire at Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) claimed its first casualty with one of the 15 injured staffers succumbing to burn injuries at a hospital in Calcutta on Wednesday.Saugata Samanta,...
By TT Bureau in Kolkata

World  /  Published 13.05.20

Kabul hospital toll rises to 24

Afghan officials on Wednesday raised the death from the militant attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul the previous day, saying that 24 people were killed, including two newborn babies, their mother...
By Reuters in Kabul

North East  /  Published 23.09.19

Nine killed in Sivasagar highway mishap

At least nine persons were killed and 12 injured when a Traveller and a bus, both overspeeding, collided head-on on National Highway 37 at Demow in Sivasagar district of Assam around 8.35am on Monday....
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


Opinion  /  Published 21.09.19

Who knows what tomorrow holds

Khabar nahin is jug mein pal kiSamajh mun! Ko jaane kal ki?A moment’s meaning in this age no one can tellWho then, O mind, can know the morrow? Ponder well!Chapter 16 of Satyana Prayogo athava Atmak...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Police ‘watch’ youth drown in Asansol

An Asansol youth fleeing from a gambling den during a police raid on Wednesday night jumped into a pond and drowned as cops stood on the edge allegedly ignoring his calls to be rescued.The family of A...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol(Bengal)

Bihar  /  Published 01.11.18

Woman, kids burnt alive in Kaimur district

 A 38-year-old woman and her two children were burnt to death in Kaimur district, around 240km southwest of Patna, late on Wednesday night, allegedly for her failure to give birth to a male child...
By Ramashankar in Patna

World  /  Published 01.11.18

King’s brother returns home

A senior member of the Saudi royal family, who had feared returning to the kingdom, flew back to Riyadh from London on Tuesday in the most significant move in the royal family since the killing of the...
By New York Times News Service in London

India  /  Published 08.05.20

Not an accident, by any stretch

Sixteen tired migrant workers sleeping on railway tracks during a long walk home were crushed to death by a goods train in Maharashtra on Friday, providing the most gruesome evidence yet how an unplan...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi


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