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Sixteen US troops were killed when a Marine Corps transport aircraft crashed in the southern state of Mississippi, officials confirmed today.


Condemning the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Kashmir, a top Hindu-American body in the US has urged the Trump administration to clampdown on Pakistan for supporting terrorist groups carrying out attacks in India.


A previously unknown pencil portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, drawn from life and inscribed by him in 1931, was auctioned here today for 32,500 pounds, about four times its estimated price.


British Prime Minister Theresa May says she has to win a "battle of ideas" in Parliament and the country after losing her majority in last month's election.


British Prime Minister Theresa May said today that she has to win a "battle of ideas" in Parliament and the country after losing her majority in last month's election.


Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today met his close aides to chalk out a strategy to deal with the legal and political implications of the damning report by a probe panel on the Panamagate scandal that recommended filing of a corruption case against him


Gujarat brimmed over with anger and anguish as the bodies of seven Amarnath pilgrims slain by terrorists in Kashmir arrived here amid angry protests across the state and calls to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for reprisal.


Popular actor Dileep was today remanded in judicial custody and later expelled from a body of Malayalam artistes, a day after he was arrested in connection with the alleged abduction and assault of a South Indian actress here in February.


With dengue reported from across the district, the administration started taking precautionary measures to check further spread, even as 15 patients are undergoing treatment in the government hospital for the disease.


The country's lone full-fledged bone bank at AIIMS which has been waiting for a donation for the last two-and-a-half-years has received a boost with bones and skin harvested from a donor.


Illegal encroachments or unauthorised construction cannot be allowed anywhere in the national capital, whether it is a temple, a mosque or a church, the Delhi High Court today said.


Judges are "vulnerable" to murderous assaults for their verdicts which always go against one of the parties in a case, a Delhi court has said while awarding 10-year jail term to three convicts for assaulting three trial court judges in a road rage case here in 2012.


Ahead of the crucial JD-U meeting today, party leaders made it clear that there would be "no compromise" with chief minister Nitish Kumar's policy of "zero tolerance" against corruption.


With supplies drying up and the indefinite strike in the Darjeeling hills entering its 27th day today, all eyes are set on the all-party meeting scheduled to be held today in Mirik area of the hills.


The BJP and the Sangh Parivar have decided to start a campaign to make people aware of the alleged double standards of a section of intellectuals in West Bengal, exemplified by their 'silence' over Basirhat riots in North 24-Parganas district.

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Firing by a woman constable in English Bazaar women’s police station premises injured a woman civic volunteer on Monday night. Banashri Mandal, 29, the injured civic volunteer was admitted to Malda medical college and hospital (MMCH) and is now out of danger.


Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana scheme would enable poor women to live a life of dignity and cook in a healthy environment.


Refuting the allegations that the Centre is smuggling in foreigners to carry out violence, Union minister Mahesh Sharma today urged the Bengal government to perform its duty properly and cooperate with the Centre.


The ruling BJD in Odisha on Monday intensified its demand to further enhance the minimum support price on paddy to Rs 2,930 per quintal.


A man killed his 22-year-old nephew with a scimitar in West Bengal's Nadia district today during an altercation over spitting. Police said the two familes live next to each other at Baghakhali and shared a bitter relation.


Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Monday said the state government never intends to take land of the poor, rather rules have been made to give them their rights.


RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad recorded his statement in a special CBI court here today over the fodder scam case.


Amid the leadership crisis in the ruling Nagaland People's Front, Governor P B Acharya today directed chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu to seek a vote of confidence in the Assembly on or before July 15.


To clear the extra rush of passengers, it has been decided to run four pairs of Special trains between Santragachi and Puri from September 7 to September 29. The Special Train (02809) leaving Santragachi every Thursday at 7 pm will reach Puri at 3.20 am the next day.


Harindra Rao, general manager, Eastern Railway held a high level meeting on Safety, Punctuality and Security aspects with the principal head of departments and divisional railway managers (DRM) at Eastern Railway’s Headquarters, Fairlie Place today.


Fourteen people are feared dead in a massive landslide triggered by incessant rains in Arunachal Pradesh's Papum Pare district today, a senior official said.