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  India   All India  20 Aug 2017

India, All india, 20 Aug 2017

Amid Sikkim standoff, India to speed up road projects along China border

The defence ministry has also approved policy guidelines to allow the BRO to take up road projects on a turnkey basis.

20 Aug 2017 10:05 PM

IIT Kharagpur accepts resignation of whistle-blower professor

The professor has appealed to the JNU vice chancellor to reinstate him as his penalty has been quashed and resignation accepted.

20 Aug 2017 9:52 PM

Utkal Express mishap: 4 railway officials suspended, 3 others sent on leave

Meanwhile, the Railways on Sunday indicated that negligence could be the reason behind the derailment of Utkal Express.

20 Aug 2017 9:36 PM

Kiran Bedi says 'careful choice' to not wear helmet, Twitterati call it 'publicity stunt'

Bedi went on a sudden inspection on Friday night and posted the picture on Saturday, in which neither she nor the rider wore helmets.

20 Aug 2017 8:43 PM

Repair work without permission may be reason for train mishap; Railways to probe

A probe will ascertain if work was being carried out on the tracks and if so, whether the rules had been followed.

20 Aug 2017 7:01 PM


Assam set to table 2-child norm in Assembly, aims to implement next year

Although, proposed population policy has invited criticism, Sarma said that the government has decided to go ahead with it.

20 Aug 2017 6:40 PM

Indian T-90 battle tanks to get more teeth with 3rd generation missile system

The Russian-origin T-90 tanks are mainstays of the Indian Army's offensive formations.

20 Aug 2017 5:56 PM

Can't comprehend letter in Hindi: BJD leader responds to Union minister in Odia

Inviting Satpathy to a district-level programme on the ‘India 2022’ mission, Tomar had sent a letter to the former in Hindi on August 11.

20 Aug 2017 5:56 PM

UP train mishap: Unknown people charged with negligent conduct

Fourteen coaches of the high-speed Utkal Express on Saturday jumped the rails killing 23 people and injuring 156 others.

20 Aug 2017 5:29 PM

586 rail accidents in last 5 years; 53 per cent due to derailments

Notwithstanding the railways' attempts to upgrade the safety apparatus, many such accidents continue to occur.

20 Aug 2017 2:14 PM


Won't allow laxity in ops by Railway Board: Suresh Prabhu on UP train derailment

Over 23 people died and 156 were injured after 14 coaches of the Utkal Express derailed near Muzaffarnagar.

20 Aug 2017 1:18 PM

Saw coach flying over another before it hit my house: UP train crash eyewitness

‘A coach had even rammed the boundary wall of a college building near our house,’ the eyewitness said.

20 Aug 2017 1:06 PM

Video: Indian, Chinese troops seen in tussle in Ladakh on Aug 15

The clashes emerge at a time when the two neighbours are locked in a standoff in the disputed Doklam sector.

20 Aug 2017 11:51 AM

UP train mishap: 23 dead, 156 injured; CM grants Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said restoration of the rail line where the Utkal Express had derailed was in full swing.

20 Aug 2017 9:43 AM

BJP looks east, turns to Tripura

Tripura BJP is feeling energised after six sacked Trinamul Congress MLAs joined the party early this month.

20 Aug 2017 7:26 AM


Odisha govt to run all buildings on solar power by Nov-Dec

Sources said that all the government buildings identified in twin cities will be operated by solar power in next three-four months.

20 Aug 2017 6:30 AM

Sitaram Yechury slams Centre on Kashmir

The Centre has not fulfilled a single promise made before Parliamentary Party delegation that visited Kashmir some time ago.

20 Aug 2017 3:44 AM

Accused ‘Gaushala’ owner thrashed

Later, policemen escorting him chased away the Congressmen.

20 Aug 2017 3:34 AM

Kiran Bedi goes incognito in Pondy

The former cop went around the city unrecognised on a two-wheeler, riding pillion with a member of her Raj Nivas team.

20 Aug 2017 3:29 AM

Rahul Gandhi: Gorakhpur is a ‘govt-made tragedy’

Gandhi asked the state government not to attempt a cover up but to take strict action against those responsible for the tragedy.

20 Aug 2017 3:08 AM