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Building collapses in Mumbai, two dead, many feared trapped

Mumbai: A multi-storey building collapsed in South Mumbai’s Dongri area on Tuesday morning. This caused loss of two precious lives. A minor was rescued and atleast 40-50 people were still feared trapped in the debris. News agency ANI quoted Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Disaster Management Cell that two people have died and five have been rescued so far. #UPDATE […]

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SC asks Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from accepting MLAs’ resignations

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from deciding whether to accept or reject the resignations tendered by the MLAs of the JD-S-Congress coalition on July 6. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi sought a clear response from senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi representing Speaker K.R. Ramesh […]

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Indian airlines resume flights operations over Pakistan

New Delhi: Indian airlines on Tuesday resumed flight operations on normal routes to Europe and other west-bound destinations over the Pakistan airspace, after Islamabad removed access restrictions. “After cancellation of NOTAMS by Pakistan and India in the early hours of Tuesday, there are no restrictions on airspaces of both countries, flights have started using the closed […]

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PM Modi seeks list of Ministers absent from Parliament

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi came down heavily on his ministers who were absent from Parliament duty on Tuesday and asked the party leaders to prepare a list of absentees by the evening. Sources said that at BJP’s weekly parliamentary party meeting, Modi asked for a list of ministers who skipped their parliament duty despite […]

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Fresh violence erupts in West Bengal, train services disrupted

Kolkata: After police recovered some crude bombs in West Bengal’s Kakinara of North 24 Parganas district on Monday, a fresh flare-up of violence prompted the administration to impose prohibitory orders in the affected areas. Locals later disrupted train services in the Barrackpore-Naihati division of Eastern Railway (ER) as a mark of protest against the disturbances, […]