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At 32.8, Srinagar records hottest day of season s

Srinagar:At 32.8 degrees Celsius, Srinagar has recorded the highest temperature of this season so far, the Meteorological (MeT) Department said on Thursday. The maximum temperature of 32.8 degrees Celsius was recorded on Wednesday. The weather…

Five killed as bus overturns in Andhra

Vishakapatnam: Five people were killed and seven others injured in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh’s Alluri Sitarama Raju district early Monday, police said. A private bus overturned near Edugurallapalli in Chinturu mandal of the…

Last body found at crash site of Nepal plane

Kathmandu: The bodies of all the 22 people, including four Indians, who died in a plane crash in Nepal have been accounted for after the last one was found on Tuesday, the army said. “Last…

India-born scientist elected to US National Academy of Sciences

New Delhi: Kamal Bawa, a noted, Indian born, conservation biologist and president of the Bengaluru-based Ashoka Trust for Research and Ecology and Environment (ATREE), was elected to the US National Academy of Sciences, ATREE said…

CRPF trooper killed, 12 injured in road accident in J&K’s Srinagar

 A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was killed and 12 others injured on Tuesday in a road accident in J&K’s Srinagar district. Police sources said a truck hit a CRPF vehicle in Hyderpora bypass…

Liberian national held at Delhi airport with cocaine worth Rs 89 cr

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A Liberian national was held by customs officials at Indira Gandhi International Airport for allegedly smuggling 5983 grams of cocaine worth Rs 89,745 cr, customs officials said on Wednesday. A…

Telangana allows Muslim employees to leave early during Ramazan

Hyderabad: The Telangana government has permitted its Muslim employees to leave early during the fasting month of Ramzan. Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar on Friday issued an order allowing Muslim employees to leave offices an hour…

Direct Meghalaya govt to declare Hindus as minority: Trinamool MP

New Delhi: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Shanta Chhetri on Friday urged the Union Home Ministry to direct the Meghalaya government to declare Hindus as a minority in the state. Raising the issue during Zero hour,…

Pramod Sawant sworn-in as Goa Chief Minister

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant was administered oath of office and secrecy by Goa Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP national president J.P. Nadda and…

Soldier kills himself at LoC post in J&K’s Uri

Srinagar: An Indian Army soldier killed himself with his service rifle in his post on the LoC in J&K’s Uri on Wednesday, police said. Police sources said that the soldier was identified as Vikram Kumar…

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