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Many people feared trapped as a house collapses in Kolkata


Kolkata: Amid incessant rainfall in the city for the last few days, an old two-storeyed building partially collapsed in central Kolkata's Taltala on Tuesday, the city Fire Department said. Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee said, "We are cl

China shamelessly and squarely blames India for the border mess


Beijing: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday said India is responsible for the latest border row and asked it to withdraw troops from Doklama, which Beijing calls Chinese territory. This is the first time a top Chinese government offic

Video: 7 people killed in Ghatkopar as a building collapses


Mumbai:  At least seven persons were killed and many more trapped when a four-storey dilapidated residential building collapsed here on Tuesday morning, an official said. Another 12 injured persons have been rescued from the rubble a


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Beijing: Amid the ongoing border row, a Chinese expert has said it was time India was taught a "second lesson" as it continues to be on an "intransigent path". John Gong, a professor at the University of International Busin

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set off for Gujarat to undertake an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas of Gujarat, the PMO said. Torrential rains in north Gujarat have caused flood in Banaskantha and Patan districts.

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New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday assured the Rajya Sabha that the defence forces are "sufficiently equipped" with ammunition, after opposition members raised concerns over ammunition shortage quoting a recent report of th

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Beijing: A leading Chinese daily has called India's National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval "one of the main schemers" behind the border row and said his trip to Beijing on Friday won't help settle the row. The state-run G

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New Delhi: Tomatoes are fast disappearing from the kitchen counters now; blame it on its price. The soaring prices of tomatoes have made it inaccessible for the common man. At Rs 100 per kg, the once humble tomatoes have now gone out of reach of com

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Mumbai: Many people have been trapped as two wings of a four-storey building collapsed in Ghatkopar here on Tuesday morning, an official said. At least 14 fire engines, rescue vans and ambulances, besides teams of the state disaster management

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New Delhi: India has finally got its 14th President on Tuesday. The new President has won hearts with his humble and touching maiden speech where he emphasises that what matters is the grit and the determination to excel. One may be from a humble bac

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Srinagar: The first Haj flight with 420 pilgrims aboard took off from here on Tuesday for Saudi Arabia. Although the first Haj flight was scheduled to leave at 9 a.m., it got delayed and took off at 10.05 a.m. for Medina in Saudi Arabia. Ch

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Itanagar: The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) will construct two tunnels through 4170-metre-high Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh, which would cut down the distance to China border through Tawang by 10 km. "The tunnels would cut down at least

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Srinagar: The first Haj flight with 420 pilgrims aboard took off from here on Tuesday for Saudi Arabia. Although the first Haj flight was scheduled to leave at 9 a.m., it got delayed and took off at 10.05 a.m. for Medina in Saudi Arabia. 

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Satara: In an embarrassment for the Maharashtra government, the family of the late wrestler Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav, who bagged India's first individual Olympic Bronze Medal in 1952, on Monday threatened to auction it off to finance a wrestling

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New Delhi: India is witnessing a historical event on Tuesday as the country gears up to welcome its 14th President, today. It will be an emotional moment full of pride as the President-elect takes the oath to serve, protect and defend the Constitutio

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