• Collectors authorised to shut schools in Odisha ahead of cyclone
    6:30 PM

    Bhubaneswar, Oct 9 (IANS) The Odisha government Thursday authorised the district collectors to close schools, if incessant rain continues in the state due to cyclonic storm “Hudhud”. School and Mass Education Secretary Usha Padhee said the district collectors were authorised to close the schools wherever needed. The cyclonic storm is

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  • Modi condoles journalist M.V. Kamath’s death
    12:50 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday condoled the death of veteran journalist and former chairman of Prasar Bharati M.V. Kamath, saying his demise is a “loss to the world of literature and journalism”. “A prolific writer and fine human being, M.V. Kamath’s demise is a loss

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  • Modi praises Anil Ambani for ‘Swachh Bharat’ drive
    12:32 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday praised Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani for joining the “Swachh Bharat” campaign. “Wonderful effort by Shri Anil Ambani, who cleaned the area around Churchgate station in Mumbai along with his friends,” Modi tweeted. The Reliance Group chairman was seen wielding

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  • Toll in Patna stampede rises to 33
    8:46 AM

    Patna, Oct 4 (IANS) The toll in a stampede after the burning of the Ravana effigy at the Gandhi Maidan here rose to 33 Saturday morning after the death of a child, officials said. “The condition of at least five seriously injured people is critical,” a district official said. Thirty

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  • Medals tally of 2014 Asian Games
    7:58 PM

    Incheon, Oct 3 (IANS) Medal standings of the 17th Asian Games after Friday’s competitions (tabulated under rank, country, gold, silver, bronze and total): 1. China 149 107 81 337 2. South Korea 77 71 80 228 3. Japan 46 73 76 195 4. Kazakhstan 28 22 32 82 5. Iran

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  • Delhi celebrates Vijay Dashami
    7:04 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Dressed in their traditional finery, residents of the national capital Friday celebrated Dussehra by praying at temples and burning the effigies of Ravana, Meghnada and Kumbhkarn symbolizing the victory of good over evil. People thronged popular ‘Ramlila’ venues in the city especially those in old

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  • Will interact through radio regularly: Modi
    11:10 AM

    New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said he will interact with people through radio regularly. Modi, in an address on All India Radio, also said these interactions will be held generally Sundays at 11 a.m.

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  • Patna: Gandhi Maidan Stampede
    10:07 AM
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  • President condoles deaths in UP train accident
    1:18 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee condoled the loss of lives in the collision of two trains in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur city, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said Wednesday. The accident took place around 11.30 p.m. Tuesday after Krishak Express jumped a signal that brought it on the same

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