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Another train derailment in UP, Nine coaches of Kaifiyat Express derailed

Nine coaches of the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed in Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh this morning, resulting in injuries to at least 50 people, in the second rail accident in the state in four days. The train travelling from Azamgarh to Delhi collided with a dumper at around 2:50 am …

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IIT Kharagpur Accepts Resignation Of Whistle-Blower Professor

IIT Kharagpur has accepted the resignation of whistle-blower professor Rajeev Kumar, whose compulsory retirement order was quashed by President Pranab Mukherjee days before he demitted office. IIT Kharagpur had suspended Kumar for “misconduct” in May 2011, the same year the Supreme Court had lauded him as an “unsung hero” for …

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London: Indian-Origin boy With an IQ Higher Than Albert Einstein’s Wins UK Show

A 12-year-old of Indian-origin won the first round of the latest series of ‘Child Genius’, a show broadcast by Channel 4. Rahul, who has an IQ of 162, which is believed to be higher than the likes of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking, got all 14 of his questions correct …

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Uttar Pradesh: 4 Railways Officials Suspended After UP Train Accident

Four railway officials have been suspended over the train accident on Saturday that left over 22 dead and injured over 200 in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district. Three others have been transferred and one has been sent on leave. Thirteen coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express ran off the tracks around …

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Patna: 253 Dead, 1 Crore Affected As Bihar’s Flood Crisis Worsens

The number of dead in the devastating floods in Bihar has gone up to 253 as the situation worsened with more areas getting affected. Around 1.26 crore people are facing the deluge in 18 districts of the state. Earlier on Sunday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar thanked Prime Minister Narendra …

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Hyderabad: Over 3.5 lakh Telangana government staff plan leave over new pension

Over 3.5 lakh state government employees have threatened to go on leave en masse on September 1 demanding scrapping of the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS). Employees want the state government to restore the Old Pension Scheme. Various employees associations have been holding agitation programmes against the CPS since February this …

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Video Surfaces showing Clash of Indian and Chinese Soldiers At Ladakh

Five days after a scuffle between Indian and Chinese soldiers in Ladakh, a video of the clash has surfaced today. The video, which has been widely circulated on social media, shows many soldiers from the two countries punching and kicking each other and throwing stones. Sources say there were two …

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Train Accident in UP: 21 Killed In Human Error

Human error may have led to the massive train tragedy that killed 21 and injured over 90 in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday, according to locals. Thirteen coaches of the high-speed Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailed around 5:45 pm; two crashed into a residential area, ramming a house and a …

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Rohingyas escape trouble in J&K, seek shelter in Hyderabad

The hardships of Rohingyas refuse to come to an end. After escaping their “persecutors” in Myanmar and travelling to the Jammu and Kashmir, the Rohingya population is again in search of shelter. A few hundred Rohingyas have escaped the volatile situation in Jammu and are taking shelter in the city, …

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