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China's top legislative body decreed today that Chinese officials could enforce mainland law at a new railway station in Hong Kong, despite protests that this would erode the city's autonomy.


At least 40 people were killed and 30 wounded in a bomb attack on the Afghan Voice news agency in the capital, Kabul, on Thursday, an Interior Ministry spokesman said.


A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped repeatedly by a man on the pretext of getting her a job in a factory here, an official said today.


Veteran Christian social reformer Joseph Pulikunnel died at his residence at Bharananganam in the district today, family sources said. Pulikkunnel (85) is survived by three daughters and a son.


Twelve persons were killed in two road accidents in Nashik and Nandurbar districts in north Maharashtra early today, police said.


Close on the heels of Rahul Gandhi's assertion that the Constitution was under attack by the BJP, BSP president Mayawati today held the Congress equally responsible for doing so.


The Uttarakhand government has brought bar licences under the service sector, paving way for reopening of a number of restaurants and bars which had shut shop following a Supreme Court order banning sale of liquor within 500 metres of highways.


The Tamil Nadu Assembly will meet for its next session from January 8, 2018.


Two policemen and a BSF jawan were killed in two separate accidents in Akhnoor and Samba areas of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.


Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar today said that the state s interests have not been compromised due to his letter to Karnataka BJP on the Mahadeyi water dispute.


There is a reduction of 13 per cent in overall crime and 10 per cent in crimes against women in Hyderabad city during 2017 when compared to the previous year, its police chief said today.


Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah today said he would contest the 2018 assembly elections from the Chamundeshwari segment in Mysuru district.


Separatists today appealed people to boycott the upcoming panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the central and state governments have been using such elections to hoodwink international community.


Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today inducted her younger brother, Tassaduq Mufti, and Chadoora MLA Javaid Mustafa Mir into her cabinet.


Two policemen, who were in-charge of piloting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cavalcade during his visit to the city on December 25, have been suspended for taking the convoy on a wrong route and causing a security breach.


The ruling AIADMK today continued to crack the whip against supporters of rival leader TTV Dhinakaran post its R K Nagar by-poll defeat, expelling 44 of them and relieving two others from party posts.


Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat arrived at Dimapur today on a two-day official visit to three North East states - Nagaland, Manipur and Assam, to get first hand information about the security situation in the region.


On December 20 at about 5.30 pm at Rabindra Sadan station on duty RPF staff rescued a boy child about 7 years old who was found roaming hopelessly on mezzanine floor of the station. On interrogating the boy, it was learnt that he was separated from his relative.


S N Agrawal, general manager, South Eastern Railway (SER) inaugurated dashboard of key tasks Monitoring System at this railway’s headquarters, Garden Reach on Wednesday. This dashboard was programmed and designed by the IT Centre of SER headquarters.


To clear the extra rush of passengers during winter, it has been  decided to run Superfast Weekly Specials between Santragachi and Jabalpur during the period from January 3, 2018 to February 15, 2018.  02192 Santragachi-Jabalpur Superfast Special leaving Santragachi a


South Eastern Railway (SER) has rescheduled timings of services of the following trains.


South Eastern Railway (SER) has rescheduled timings of services of the following trains.


Lamp lighting ceremony of VIII batch of 30 nursing cadets of College of Nursing was held today at the Command Hospital (Eastern Command) Kolkata. Major General Atul Bajpai, commandant was the chief guest on the occasion.

Sagar Island

As many as 500 CCTVs will keep a close watch on the Gangasagar Mela route between Babughat and Sagar Island, a top district official said today.


A mob blocked an arterial road of the city for more than two hours with a boy's body, in Kasba area on Wednesday, after he was beaten up by a neighbour for allegedly stealing a pigeon, police said.


A 3-year-old girl was allegedly molested by a security guard of Sambalpur district headquarter hospital here, police said on Wednesday. The incident had taken place in the evening of Tuesday in the premises of the hospital, they said.


Customs officials detained a passenger at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (NSCBIA) today for allegedly trying to smuggle gold by carrying the yellow metal in his stomach.


Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu has sacked Parliamentary secretary of home and education department, Pani Taram, official sources said today.


A Maoist, who was among the 12 arrested by Malakangiri district police on Wednesday, allegedly committed suicide at the district police barrack here today.


Cold wave continues to prevail in some interior districts of Odisha since the last two days with mercury level plummeting below 3 degree Celsius at Daringbadi in Kandhamal district.