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Bihar  /  Published 21.11.18

Hope fades for Patna boy who fell into drain

SK Puri police have lodged a case of unnatural death on the basis of a statement by the father of 10-year-old Dipak Kumar, who fell into an open drain adjacent to Punaichak locality on Saturday.Despit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna

North East  /  Published 17.12.18

No trace of trapped miners even after 5 days

The fate of at least 13 miners, trapped in a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills, remains uncertain even five days after the accident. The mine is located at Ksan near the Lyteiñ river unde...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 11.06.19

Trapped in a borewell for 110 hours, child dies

A two-year-old child, who was stuck in a 150-foot-deep unused borewell here, was pulled out on Tuesday morning after almost 110 hours, but could not survive, officials and doctors said. Fatehvir Singh...
By PTI in Sangrur

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.19

Everybody loves a good flood -- especially the donors

Article 370 may have swamped our collective consciousness over the past week, but the submergence of sundry states has resurfaced with a vengeance to take precedence. The stark images are steeped in p...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

Opinion  /  Published 03.08.19

Preserving monuments is a collective responsibility, must come intuitively to people

Sir — The Ring of Brodgar, a Neolithic henge and stone circle in Orkney, Scotland had been vandalized. The 5,000-year-old structure is part of a Unesco World Heritage site. Other prehistoric sites l...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 05.05.19

Puri struggles for food, water and cash

Many in cyclone-ravaged Puri struggled without water or food even on Sunday, and found themselves short of cash because the ATMs were defunct and mobile payments hamstrung by a disrupted telecommunica...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Puri

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.05.19

Schools to stay shut, NDRF team on Fani alert

The state is taking precautionary measures against cyclone Fani by directing schools to stay shut, keeping NDRF teams on standby and setting up community shelters to tackle any kind of emergency. “...
By TT Bureau in Jamshedpur/Ranchi

India  /  Published 13.09.19

11 drown during Ganesh idol immersion in Bhopal

Eleven people drowned when two boats carrying them capsized during the immersion of a Ganesh idol in Lower Lake of Bhopal, a senior police official said on Friday.The incident took place on the interv...
By PTI in Bhopal

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.20

Cyclone alert for Bengal

A cyclonic storm, located over south central Bay of Bengal on Sunday, is tipped to make landfall between Digha in Bengal and Hatia island in Bangladesh on Wednesday evening, the Met office said.'The t...
By Our Bureau and PTI in


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