World  /  Published 30.07.19

Afghan government, foreign forces ‘killed most civilians’

At least 3,812 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the first half of 2019 in the war against militant groups, including a big increase in the number of casualties caused by government and forei...
By Reuters in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 23.07.19

Adityanath's Sonbhadra story is full of holes

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s attraction for the past is understandable. Some urgent, contemporary issues can be confined to the dustbin of history this way. The ‘original dispute’ that resulted ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

Mamata finger at Centre over Calcutta Metro ‘neglect’

Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused the Centre of having ignored the maintenance of Calcutta Metro and promised to stand by the family of the man killed, shortly after news of the accident emerged. Th...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

Hand stuck in Metro and dragged to death

The closing doors of a Metro train trapped a passenger’s hand as he was trying to get in, dragging the rest of him along the platform to his death and throwing the body into the tunnel.It’s not cl...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

World  /  Published 11.07.19

34 killed in Pakistan train collision

At least 34 passengers were killed and more than 120 were injured on Thursday when an express train rammed into a stationery freight train in Pakistan’s Punjab province, officials said.The Quetta-bo...
By PTI in Islamabad


India  /  Published 02.04.20

Migrant dies on walk home

A 40-year-old road construction worker, who had left his native Bihar to make a living in Allahabad, collapsed on the road on Wednesday and died while walking back to his village nearly 400km away.Vil...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Custody death haunts Left Front in Kerala

The ruling Left Front in Kerala seems to be stumbling upon one controversy after another in quick succession.Coming weeks after the suicide of an NRI investor that put the CPM in a politically embarra...
By Santosh Kumar in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 27.03.20

Mark Blum dies of coronavirus complications

Actor Mark Blum, best known for featuring in movies such as 'Desperately Seeking Susan', 'Crocodile Dundee' and Netflix series 'You', has died of complications from COVID-19. He was 69.The news of his...
By PTI in Los Angeles

Bihar  /  Published 28.06.19

Muzaffarpur deaths may be due to delayed care

A team of doctors investigating the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) deaths in Muzaffarpur has claimed that the attribution to litchi is likely to be wrong and that it found no trace of litchi in at ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.06.19

Storm in Barmer: 14 killed as shamiana collapses

At least 14 people died and over 50 were injured on Sunday when a shamiana (tent) collapsed on them amid a rainstorm during a religious programme in the Barmer district of Rajasthan, Union home minist...
By Our Special Correspondent and PTI in Barmer


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