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People gather near the mangled remains of the school bus that was rammed by a passenger train at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana's Medak district, killing 20 children and the driver on Thursday. Photo: Marri Ramu
The Hindu People gather near the mangled remains of the school bus that was rammed by a passenger train at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana's Medak district, killing 20 children and the driver on Thursday. Photo: Marri Ramu

20 students killed as train rams bus in Medak

The Nizamabad-Hyderabad train rammed into a school bus at an unmanned level crossing near Masaipet village. »
An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria’s capital Algiers disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, the plane’s owner and a French government official said.

Algerian plane crashed in Mali: UN representative

The Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algiers crashed in Central Mali, a commander with the Timbuktu-based U.N. mission in Mali said. »

Opinion

Sania Mirza, who was recently appointed Brand Ambassador of Telangana, hit out at her detractors, saying that her forefathers have lived in Hyderabad for over a century and that she was not an

‘I am an Indian, will remain one for life’: Sania

The Indian tennis star said she was hurt by the controversy over her appointment as the Brand Ambassador of Telangana. »

Man accused of 9-year-old’s rape and murder beaten to death in West Bengal

Father alleges rape and murder as body of missing 9-year-old found hanging from a tree; one of the three accused dies as villagers attack them and burn their house »

Delhi

A woman dusts a lamp shade at
the new Maharashtra Sadan in
the Capital on Wednesday.
Photo: Monica Tiwari.

IRCTC shuts down Maharashtra Sadan canteen

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) formed a two-member committee on Wednesday to investigate the force-feeding of a worker by a Shiv Sena MP in the Maharashtra Sadan cante... »
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Business

Once declared wilful defaulter, criminal proceedings can be initiated against promoters and directors of the company.

‘Banks initiate process of declaring KFA as wilful defaulter’

The government on Thursday said some banks have initiated the process of declaring debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines as wilful defaulter.“Some banks have already started the process,” Financi... »
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Gadgets

(L-R) Soumitra Gupta, CEO, Oplus, Rajeev Asija, CEO, Aforserve and Tony Navin, sr. vice president, Snapdeal launching XonPhone 5 in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: Sandeep Saxena

Oplus launches XonPhone 5 on Snapdeal

Buoyed by the consumer response to its tablet, handset maker Oplus Technologies on Wednesday launched its smartphone, XonPhone 5, for the Indian market, priced at Rs. 7,999.The company, a s... »
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Sci-Tech

Documenting black panthers is a challenging task. File photo

Black panther less rare than thought

The melanistic leopard — or the black panther iconised in popular imagination as as Kipling’s Bagheera — may not be as rare in India as originally thought, says a post on the National Geographic’s... »
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WorldView with Suhasini Haidar


Extreme outcomes in the Great Game over Ukraine

The shooting down of MH17 is one of the most horrific consequences of the latest version of the "Great Game".

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An Uncritical Eye - "The World Before Her"

It’s a telling commentary that the media groups blacklisted any news on the film and the VHP chose to make it more popular!

Soha and Kunal have been dating each other for quite some time and have always been open about their relationship. »

Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab: The Need for a Border States Group

The aim of the research report by Tridivesh Singh Maini is to examine the approach of the political leadership, as well as the business community, in three ‘border States’ towards India-Pakistan ties.This paper has sought to look at a number of factors, which include politics, economics as well as security issues.Read Article »

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