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  • 7 killed, 200 injured as typhoon Jebi hits Japan (Second Lead)
    Sources7 killed, 200 injured as typhoon Jebi hits Japan (Second Lead)

    At least seven persons were killed and over 200 injured as typhoon Jebi, the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years, made landfall in the country's western part on Tuesday, officials said.

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  • One dead in bridge collapse in Kolkata (Third Lead)
    SourcesOne dead in bridge collapse in Kolkata (Third Lead)

    A portion of the bridge collapsed in South Kolkata on Tuesday, crushing a man to death and leaving 19 injured and several vehicles damaged.

    1 year ago
  • Bridge partially collapses in Kolkata (Second Lead)
    SourcesBridge partially collapses in Kolkata (Second Lead)

    Bringing back the dreadful memory of Posta flyover collapse here two years back, a bridge partially collapsed in South Kolkata on Tuesday, toppling several vehicles.

    1 year ago
  • Victims of Hyderabad blasts yet to get justice: Owaisi
    SourcesVictims of Hyderabad blasts yet to get justice: Owaisi

    MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday said justice was yet be done for the families of the 42 people who lost their lives in the 2007 twin bomb blasts in Hyderabad.

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  • I still celebrate the day when I first met SRK: Kubra Sait
    SourcesI still celebrate the day when I first met SRK: Kubra Sait

    Actress Kubra Sait, who rose to fame with her character as Kukoo in Netflixs first Indian original series "Sacred Games", considers herself as one of the biggest fans of superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

    1 year ago
  • Early assembly polls has advantages, TRS will play decisive role at Centre: K.T. Rama Rao (IANS interview)
    SourcesEarly assembly polls has advantages, TRS will play decisive role at Centre: K.T. Rama Rao (IANS interview)

    Notwithstanding the suspense maintained by his father and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, state IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao has hinted at the party eyeing early Assembly polls to cash in on its performance in the last four years.

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  • Internet Society, ISPAI join hands to secure Internet infrastructure in India
    SourcesInternet Society, ISPAI join hands to secure Internet infrastructure in India

    In a bid to make Internet safe and secure in India, US-based nonprofit The Internet Society and the Internet Service Providers Association of India (ISPAI) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will look into securing routers which is vital for a healthy Internet infrastructure.

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  • Sri Lankan officials to be armed to protect elephants
    SourcesSri Lankan officials to be armed to protect elephants

    Wildlife officials in Sri Lanka will soon be armed with assault rifles to protect elephants from poachers and to save human lives in the long standing human-elephant conflict. The weapons are to be bought on a recommendation by the Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Minister, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka said. The total number of weapons to be imported is 2,568, Xinhua news agency reported. Deputy Minister of Wildlife Palitha Thewarapperuma said the purchase of assault rifles would be connected with the human-elephant conflict, caused mainly as a result of people encroaching into the jungle habitat of elephants. "At present wildlife officials are reluctant to intervene when civilians and elephants are threatened," he said.

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  • Floods kill 13, leave 3 missing in Vietnam
    SourcesFloods kill 13, leave 3 missing in Vietnam

    Flash floods and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall in Vietnam's northern and central regions over the past few days have killed 13 people and left three missing, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Monday. As of Monday morning, floods claimed nine lives and left three people missing in central Thanh Hoa province. Meanwhile, floods and landslides killed one person each of the four northern provinces of Hoa Binh, Yen Bai, Son La and Lang Son, Xinhua news agency reported.

    1 year ago
  • Manimahesh pilgrimage begins in Himachal
    SourcesManimahesh pilgrimage begins in Himachal

    The 14-day long pilgrimage to the glacier-fed Manimahesh lake, dedicated to Lord Shiva, in the Bharmour valley here began on Monday amidst religious fervour, an official said.

    1 year ago