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Millions hindu visits Kumbh Mela festival in Uttar Pradesh

More than Millions of people have taken to the waters at the confluence of India’s sacred Ganges and Yamuna rivers as part of the Kumbh Mela festival – humanity’s largest gathering.   Approximately 15m people could have bathed on Tuesday. They expect about 120m visitors over 49 days.   Hindus believe bathing at the rivers Read More…

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Survivor claims No way trapped miners will come out alive

Rescuers prepare a water pump at the site of a coal mine that collapsed in Ksan, in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, India, December 29, 2018. REUTERS   As the operation to rescue 15 trapped miners continue at the 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district, a survivor of the December 13 accident Read More…

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Another women in Tamilnadu says blood transfusion resulted in HIV Virus in her

In yet another case of alleged medical negligence in Tamil Nadu, a in 20s woman has claimed that she contracted the HIV virus following blood transfusion at a government hospital where she underwent treatment for low haemoglobin.   The government however has refuted the allegation. The affected woman, said to be in her 20s, told Read More…

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Auto driver saved drowning women and baby but …

Auto-rickshaw driver Pawan Shah didn’t realise that jumping into a canal in Delhi to save lives of a woman and her baby would turn fatal for him.   Chinmoy Biswal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (southeast) narrated the whole incident that sounds humanity found at its best   ” Last Saturday, 30-year-old Pawan was heading home Read More…

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Tsunami in Indonesia killed 429 , injured 1485 , displaced 16082

Torrential rain hampers rescue efforts for search for the 154 people still missing in the disaster zone of the deadly tsunami that has killed at least 429 people continued on Tuesday, with some officials admitting privately that the chance of finding more survivors alive was slim.   At the Tanjung Lesung beach resort, where the Read More…

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High Court directed Director of Town and Country should appear on 21 Jan 2019

Taken a serious view of the attitude of the authorities in showing scant respect to orders of the court, the Madras high court has issued statutory notice to the director of town and country planning, to appear before the court on January 21, 2019, in connection with a contempt of court case.   Justice R.Suresh Read More…

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168 killed, 800 injured, 1000s missing in Volcano-triggered tsunami at Indonesia

A tsunami killed at least 168 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed caused by the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano, officials and media said on Sunday.   TV images showed the seconds when the tsunami hit the beach and residential areas in Pandeglang on Java Read More…

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Food delivery Swiggy raises Rs 6987 crore in funding

Swiggy, in a statement said, it has executed definitive agreements for a USD 1 billion round of funding led by Naspers and saw new investors Tencent, Hillhouse Capital and Wellington Management Company coming on board.   The series H round also saw participation from other existing investors including DST Global, Meituan Dianping and Coatue Management, Read More…

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Sugar distillery Boiler blast in Bagalkot Karnataka so far 6 killed

  Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has ordered a probe into the blast that occurred at a sugar distillery the Kulali village in Mudhol, Bagalkot district that killed six persons on Sunday.   According to reports, a boiler exploded at the distillery unit of Nirani Sugars Limited, owned by BJP leader Murugesh Nirani.   In a Read More…