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Horrific, frightening: Train survivors recall brush with death

Published on 22-Jan-2017
 Rescue and relief work in progress at the site where Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed near Kuneru station in Vizianagaram district of Andra Pradesh on Sunday. PTI Photo

Survivors of the Hirakhand Express mishap today recounted their horrific experience when the trains nine bogies and the engine jumped off the track...

Alliance to keep communal forces at bay: SP, Cong

Published on 22-Jan-2017
UP PCC president Raj Babbar. PTI File Photo.

Samajwadi Party and Congress today forged an alliance to jointly contest all the 403 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, insisting...

BJP manifesto promises land to Dalits, houses to poor in Punjab

Published on 22-Jan-2017
Union Minister Arun Jaitley releases party Manifesto ahead of Punjab assembly elections in Jalandhar on Sunday. PTI Photo

BJP today promised a slew of populist schemes in its manifesto for Punjab Assembly poll like providing sugar and ghee...

Stringent action against guilty in Hirakhand Exp mishap:Prabhu

Published on 22-Jan-2017
Prabhu, who was accompanied by Railway Board chairman A K Mittal and other senior officials, also visited the accident site near Kuneru railway station in Andhra Pradesh bodering Odisha. PTI File photo.

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said "stringent action" will be taken against those found responsible for the derailment...

SP, Cong clinch poll alliance in UP

Published on 22-Jan-2017
UP PCC chief Raj Babbar hoped the SP-Congress alliance will reap a bumper electoral harvest in the state and fulfil aspriations of all sections of the society.  ANI/Twitter.

Capping days of feverish parleys, Congress and Samajwadi Party today forged an alliance to contest the UP Assembly polls together...

Militants ambush AR vehicle; 4 security personnel, ultras killed

Published on 22-Jan-2017
A defence spokesman told PTI that militants threw several grenades at an Assam Rifles vehicle at Jagun 12th Mile Barabasti on NH-53 killing two security personnel on the spot and injuring three others. File Photo for representation.

Militants today ambushed an Assam Rifles vehicle, killing two security personnel and injuring three others, while two of the ultras were also killed...

Derailment: AP CM announces Rs 5 lakh ex gratia to kin of deceased from state

Published on 22-Jan-2017
 The mangled remains of Hirakhand Express which met with an accident near Kuneru station in Vizianagaram, Andra Pradesh on Sunday. PTI Photo

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh under an insurance scheme to the kin of passengers......

DMK urges CM to hold talks with pro-jallikattu protesters

Published on 22-Jan-2017
Chief Minister O Panneerselvam. PTI File Photo.

DMK today urged Chief Minister O Panneerselvam to hold talks with pro-jallikattu protesters and "stop insisting" the Ordinance...

As TN conducts Jallikattu, 2 die during sport, 1 in protests

Published on 22-Jan-2017
The people injured during the incident in Pudukottai district, where scores of people and several bulls took part, were discharged after providing first-aid, they said. PTI File Photo.

Three persons died, two during jallikattu in Pudukottai and one during demonstration at Madurai...

Demonetisation puts probe agencies in a fix

Published on 22-Jan-2017
CBI claimed that the notes were bribe money which were important evidence. If deposited, it would damage the prosecution case as these were yet to be exhibited before the lower court, it said. The trial has been stayed by the apex court in the case. File Photo.

Probe agencies like CBI and NIA have found themselves in a piquant situation following demonetisation of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes...

Photo Gallery
Youngstres and Students during the protest to Lift ban on jallikattu and impose ban on PETA...

Youngstres and Students during the protest to Lift ban on jallikattu and impose ban on PETA...

Hot air balloons fly during the 39th International Hot Air Balloon Week in Switzerland...

Hot air balloons fly during the 39th International Hot Air Balloon Week in Switzerland...

An Iranian firefighter removes debris of the Plasco building which was engulfed by a fire...

An Iranian firefighter removes debris of the Plasco building which was engulfed by a fire...

Indian film director and classical dancer, Aishwarya Rajinikanth Dhanush at the Jaipur...

Indian film director and classical dancer, Aishwarya Rajinikanth Dhanush at the Jaipur...

The cast of Kung Fu Yoga, from left, Miya Muqi, Disha Patani, Jackie Chan, Amyra Dastur...

The cast of Kung Fu Yoga, from left, Miya Muqi, Disha Patani, Jackie Chan, Amyra Dastur...

Women take part in the #IWillGoOut rally, to show solidarity with the Women's March in Washington...

Women take part in the #IWillGoOut rally, to show solidarity with the Women's March in Washington...

Archaeological Survey of India workers conducting restoration work at Taj Mahal in Agra...

Archaeological Survey of India workers conducting restoration work at Taj Mahal in Agra...

Military Police Daredevils perform during a rehearsal for the Republic Day parade at Rajpath...

Military Police Daredevils perform during a rehearsal for the Republic Day parade at Rajpath...

An Olive-backed Sunbird feeds its two babies insects in their nest in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia...

An Olive-backed Sunbird feeds its two babies insects in their nest in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia...

Winner of Oriflame Face of North-East-2017 Michelle Kynta (M), 1st runner up Anjusha Saikia...

Winner of Oriflame Face of North-East-2017 Michelle Kynta (M), 1st runner up Anjusha Saikia...

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