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Pune landslide claims 18 lives, 160 feared trapped

At least 18 people were killed when landslides triggered by relentless rain struck Malingaon, some 120 km from Pune, early on Wednesday, burying over 160 people. PTI  photo

At least 18 people were killed when landslides triggered by relentless rain struck Malingaon, some 120 km from Pune, early on Wednesday...

Bandh likely to hit normal life

Normal life in the City may be affected and fearing trouble, most private educational institutions have declared a holiday on Thursday in wake of the 'Bangalore bandh' call given by various pro-Kannada organisations to protest against the rise in crimes against women.  DH file photo

Normal life in the City may be affected and fearing trouble, most private educational institutions have declared a holiday on Thursday...

Rahul, not inner voice, stopped Sonia from becoming PM: Natwar

Ahead of the release of his autobiography, former external affairs minister Natwar Singh claimed that Congress president Sonia Gandhi declined the prime minister's post in 2004 because of her son Rahul, who was afraid that she would also be assassinated like his father Rajiv Gandhi.  PTI file photo

Ahead of the release of his autobiography, former external affairs minister Natwar Singh claimed that Congress president Sonia Gandhi declined...

Rajnath rejects probe into bugging

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the media reports on bugging devices being found at Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari's home were completely baseless and no inquiry was needed.   PTI file photo

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the media reports on bugging devices being found at Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari's...

Kodnani gets bail in riots case

Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, one of the prime accused who was sentenced to 28 years' imprisonment in the Naroda Patiya riots of 2002, was granted bail by the Gujarat High Court on Wednesday.  PTI file photo

Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, one of the prime accused who was sentenced to 28 years' imprisonment in the Naroda Patiya riots of 2002...

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Villagers console each other as they watch a rescue operation at the site of a landslide in Malin...

Villagers console each other as they watch a rescue operation at the site of a landslide in Malin...

Barack Obama smiles as he talks about the economy at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City...

Barack Obama smiles as he talks about the economy at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City...

Rescue workers clear the debris at the site of a landslide in Malin village...

Rescue workers clear the debris at the site of a landslide in Malin village...

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Palestinian man reacts next to the body of his relative...

Palestinian boy comforts his father, whom medics said was wounded by Israeli shelling in Shejaia...

Palestinian boy comforts his father, whom medics said was wounded by Israeli shelling in Shejaia...

England's Whitlock competes in men's All-Around Artistic Gymnastics at 2014 Commonwealth Games...

England's Whitlock competes in men's All-Around Artistic Gymnastics at 2014 Commonwealth Games...

England's Stuart Broad celebrates with his teammates after running out India's Murali Vijay...

England's Stuart Broad celebrates with his teammates after running out India's Murali Vijay...

The debris of a hillock after a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

The debris of a hillock after a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

Siddaramaiah at the launch of a drinking water unit in Vidhan Soudha premises in Bengaluru ...

Siddaramaiah at the launch of a drinking water unit in Vidhan Soudha premises in Bengaluru ...

Over forty houses were buried in a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

Over forty houses were buried in a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

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