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Four die as plane crashes into building in US

Smoke billows from a building at at Mid-Continent Airport shortly after a twin-turbo airplane crashed into a building, killing several people, including the pilot in Wichita, Kansas October 30, 2014. A small airplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, on Thursday morning, killing at least four people, injuring five and setting off an explosion and fire, officials said. REUTERS

At least four people died when a small plane crashed into a building near the Wichita, Kansas, airport in the US, media reported.

Charges framed against Raja, Kanimozhi

A court Friday framed charges against former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others in money laundering related to the 2G spectrum allocation case. File photo PTI

A court Friday framed charges against former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others in money laundering related to the 2G spectrum allocation...

PM rakes up 1984 anti-Sikh violence, praises Sardar Patel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said the 1984 anti-Sikh riots was like a dagger pierced through India's chest. File photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today raked up the anti-Sikh violence that followed the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi this....

Leaders pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on death anniversary

The nation today remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 30th death anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and other leaders paying tributes to her. PTI photo

The nation today remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 30th death anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President...

Fadnavis to take charge today; Sena to keep off swearing-in

Maharashtra Chief Minister- designate Devendra Fadnavis. PTI photo

Devendra Fadnavis will today take oath as the 27th Chief Minister of Maharashtra and the first from BJP in the state, at a grand function...

Mahatma Gandhi seems incomplete without Sardar Patel: Modi

Mahatma Gandhi seemed incomplete without Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as he played an integral role in the freedom struggle launched by the father of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here Friday.  AP photo

Mahatma Gandhi seemed incomplete without Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as he played an integral role in the freedom struggle launched by the father...

Centre cuts costs; halts fresh appointments

In a bid to bring down day-to-day expenses, the government on Thursday asked bureaucrats to abstain from holding meetings in 5-star hotels, avoid travelling abroad in first class and also put a freeze on appointments. AP file photo

In a bid to bring down day-to-day expenses, the government on Thursday asked bureaucrats to abstain from holding meetings in 5-star hotels...

Anti-Sikh riot victims to get additional Rs 5 lakh

As the nation prepares to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the government has said it would offer Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of the 3,325 victims. PTI file photo

As the nation prepares to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the government has said it would offer Rs 5 lakh each......

Lokesh Chandra appointed ICCR chief

Eminent scholar Lokesh Chandra has been appointed as the new president of Indian Council for Cultural Relations.

Five Indian fishermen get death term in Lanka

Five Indian fishermen were given death penalty by a Sri Lankan court on Thursday for alleged drug trafficking, invoking a sharp reaction from India which took up the matter with Sri Lanka and said it would appeal to a higher court against the judgment. PTI file photo

Five Indian fishermen were given death penalty by a Sri Lankan court on Thursday for alleged drug trafficking, invoking a sharp reaction...

TN fishermen on rampage after verdict

A bus set to fire as violence erupted after Sri Lankan court ordered death sentence to five fishermen, in Rameswaram. PTI

Minutes after a Sri Lankan court sentenced five Indian fishermen to death on charges of smuggling drugs, fishermen from Ramanathapuram district...

Govt not pushing for segregation of veg, non-veg canteens

As a row erupted over the demand for separate canteen for vegetarian students at IITs and IIMs by a group of people, including some associated with the RSS, the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Thursday said it was not pushing for such segregation and only wanted the demand to be examined. PTI file photo

As a row erupted over the demand for separate canteen for vegetarian students at IITs and IIMs by a group of people, including...

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