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Cyclone Komen to make landfall, heavy rains forecast

Published on 30-Jul-2015
 File Photo for representational purpose only

A deep depression over northeast Bay of Bengal today intensified into cyclonic storm 'Komen', with the MeT department forecasting heavy to very heavy rains...

Saddened by Yakub Memon's execution: Tharoor

Published on 30-Jul-2015
Shashi Tharoor. pti file photo

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said he was "saddened" by 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's execution on Thursday.

Yakub's body handed over to family, tight security in Mumbai

Published on 30-Jul-2015
Yakub Memon.  PTI File Photo

The body of Yakub Memon, who was hanged in Nagpur this morning for his role in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, was handed over...

LS adjourns for day, RS till 2 PM to pay respect to Kalam

Published on 30-Jul-2015
PTI File Photo

Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day today and Rajya Sabha till 2 pm without transacting any business in view of the funeral of former...

Nation bids tearful adieu to Abdul Kalam

Published on 30-Jul-2015
PM pays homage to former President APJ Abdul Kalam at burial site, Rameswaram. Twitter Image

In a spontaneous outpouring of grief, thousands of people bid an an emotional farewell to former President APJ Abdul Kalam who was today laid to...

Yakub Memon's body handed over to family, to be buried in Mumbai

Published on 30-Jul-2015
Police officer stops a family at a barricade in the neighborhood of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon's family residence in Mumbai. AP Photo

The body of Yakub Memon, who was hanged at the Central Prison here this morning for his role in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts,...

Jawan killed as Pak violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

Published on 30-Jul-2015
PTI File Photo

An Army jawan was killed in sniper attack by Pakistan troops who targeted forward posts in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir in violation of...

Kalam's last journey, nation bids a teary adieu

Published on 30-Jul-2015
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam's elder brother Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraicker pays his last respects to him in Rameswaram on Wednesday. PTI Photo

The mortal remains of former President A P J Abdul Kalam, who died on Monday, were taken from his ancestral house here to the local...

India to be world's most populous country by 2022: UN

Published on 30-Jul-2015
AP file photo

India in 2022 will be the world's most populous country, finally overtaking China, with about 1.4 billion residents.

Yakub Memon, third terror convict executed in 4 yrs

Published on 30-Jul-2015
Members of the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) and AISA holding a candle light protest against Yakub Memon's death sentence, in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo

Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to...

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People worship a bull during Bendur festival in Sangli on Wednesday...

People worship a bull during Bendur festival in Sangli on Wednesday...

Fire brigade and NDRF personnel rescue a person stuck in the three floor Matru-Chhaya...

Fire brigade and NDRF personnel rescue a person stuck in the three floor Matru-Chhaya...

Students of Patna Women's College wear tiger masks to create awareness to save tigers...

Students of Patna Women's College wear tiger masks to create awareness to save tigers...

Monsoon clouds over the Royal Palace in Agartala on Wednesday...

Monsoon clouds over the Royal Palace in Agartala on Wednesday...

Police firing tear gas shells to disperse protesters at a mass protest rally on the second...

Police firing tear gas shells to disperse protesters at a mass protest rally on the second...

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah pays his last respects to the former president APJ Abdul...

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah pays his last respects to the former president APJ Abdul...

School students hold up a picture in tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Gurgaon...

School students hold up a picture in tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Gurgaon...

A Military Vehicle carrying the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

A Military Vehicle carrying the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Tri-services personnel carry the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Tri-services personnel carry the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Soldiers escort a gun carriage carrying the body of former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam...

Soldiers escort a gun carriage carrying the body of former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam...

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