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Three students drowned while two others are feared washed away in the Bay of Bengal near NTR beach at Kakinada town in East Godavari district today, police said.


High and medium danger avalanche warnings were issued today for areas in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.


Members of the Congress and the Left from Kerala clashed in the Lok Sabha today over an incident in Thiruvananthapuram where the police had ill-treated the parents of a student who had allegedly committed suicide.


Peace talks with ULFA (Independent), led by Paresh Axom (Baruah), is only possible if the Centre comes forward for a dialogue process, pro-talk ULFA leader and its general secretary Anup Chetia today said.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone of a multi-modal terminal and a four-lane bridge on the Ganga river in Jharkhand's Sahibganj district.


The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has said one can have meat of dead animals but not of the slaughtered ones.


A magisterial inquiry was ordered today into allegations of cash being distributed in election meetings by BJP MLA Pijush Hazarika for the upcoming by-poll in Dhemaji Assembly seat.


Two women and a five-year-old girl were killed after a high tension wire snapped and fell on them at Patabali village in Jajpur district, police said today.


BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha today said his party will emerge as the only alternative to the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the next rural polls in West Bengal, due in 2018.


Four persons, including a woman and three girls, were buried alive today as a mound of earth caved in and fell on them in Khagaria district, a police officer said.


A top militant of the United Kuki Liberation Army (UKLA) carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head and two other cadres of the UKLA were arrested from Senapati district, police said today.


IIT-Kharagpur is expected to induct the first batch of MBBS students in its medical college by 2020-21, after its hospital starts operation three years earlier.


A businessman has been arrested for allegedly adulterating edible oil after the state CID raided his oil mill in Nadia district, police said today.


Kendrapara district administration has decided to recommend National Bravery Award for the the six-year-old girl who displayed exemplary courage to save her friend from an attack by a crocodile.


An aircraft coming from Bengaluru suffered bird hit while landing at the NSC Bose International Airport here today. Airport officials said though the right engine of the Jet Airways plane was damaged, it landed safely at around 6 am.


Sixty students of a primary school at Chenga in Assam's Barpeta district fell ill after eating their mid-day meal, official sources said today.