File photo of Sukhen Dey. At the Commonwealth Games 2014, Sukhen Dey won the gold medal in the 56 kg category of weightlifting at the Clyde Auditorium at Glasgow on Thursday.
The Hindu File photo of Sukhen Dey. At the Commonwealth Games 2014, Sukhen Dey won the gold medal in the 56 kg category of weightlifting at the Clyde Auditorium at Glasgow on Thursday.

India clinches two gold medals in weightlifting

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Andhra Pradesh

Power plants in A.P. facing acute shortage of coal

APGenco working overtime to ensure supply. Alarmed over the situation, the State government has dashed of a letter to the Central government seeking allotment of 80,000 tonnes a day to meet the demand... »
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The grieving relatives and friends of the school students carrying an injured victim to the ambulance at accident site. Photo: Nagara Gopal

14 children killed as train rams school bus

Driver was reportedly speaking on the phone. After picking up 34 students from nearby villages, the bus was on its way to Masaipet where some more children were to board. The bus was being driven by a... »
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Out-of-use marriage halls get new life, turn hospitals

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MNS Chief Raj Thackeray

Darker days ahead, warns Raj

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday warned his party activists to be ready for ‘never-seen-before’ political environment in the State ahead of the coming Assembly elec... »
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Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab: The Need for a Border States Group

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