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  • Telangana CM to skip Kumaraswamy's swearing-in

    Bengaluru/Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday said he would not be attending the swearing-in ceremony of Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader and Karnataka Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday. "Due to prior engagements, I will not be...

  • Unable to send daughter abroad, Gujarat man kills family

    Ahmedabad: A debt-ridden businessman in Ahmedabad shot dead his wife and two daughters on Tuesday after an argument over sending the elder daughter to Australia for higher studies, police said. Dharmesh Shah, 50, owns a construction business and lived with his wife and daughters at an...

  • Nipah virus claims 10 lives in Kerala, two serious

    Kozhikode (Kerala): The toll due to the Nipah virus (NiP), presently identified in Kerala's Kozhikode and Malappuram, rose to 10 on Tuesday even as the Central and state governments scrambled to contain its outbreak. State Health Minister KK Shailaja, who is now based at Kozhikode and...

  • 9 killed in police firing after anti-Sterlite protest turns violent in Tuticorin

    Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu): Nine people were killed in police firing near the Tuticorin district collectorate on Tuesday after protesters defied prohibitory orders and continued their protest march against the Sterlite unit. The protesters have been demanding closure of the Sterlite Copper...

  • World's largest bird sculpture set to be unveiled in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala tourism will inaugurate the world's largest bird sculpture, Jatayu Earth's Centre, here on July 4, Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran said on Tuesday. The replica of the bird 'Jatayu' - a character in the Ramayana - is 200 feet long, 150 feet wide, 65...

  • Change on the horizon: Govt invites comments for 'passenger charter'

    New Delhi: Domestic air passengers will soon be able to avail of full refunds and additional compensation for flight delays/cancellations as the government on Tuesday put in the public domain a new 'passenger charter' for eliciting comments/suggestions before notifying them. The new air...

  • SP richest regional party with over Rs 82 cr declared income

    New Delhi: With a declared income of Rs 82.76 crore, the Samajwadi Party is the richest of the 32 regional parties in India, a report by Association for Democratic Reforms said on Tuesday. The SP was closely followed by the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) with an income of Rs 72.92 crore and...

  • India's Ola in 3 more Australian cities

    Bengaluru: Indian ride-sharing major Ola on Tuesday expanded its services in Australia to three more cities -- Brisbane, Gold Coast and Canberra. "Customers in these cities can book discounted rides using Ola app starting Tuesday," the city-based online cab aggregator said in a statement...

  • Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja's wife attacked by cop in Gujarat

    Jamnagar: Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja's wife, Riva Solanki, was reportedly physically assaulted by a police constable in Jamnagar, Gujarat, on Monday over a minor accident, the media reported. According to reports, Riva's car, a BMW, rammed into the bike of a police constable on Saru...

  • Braving storms and snags, Indian women sailors complete global voyage

    Panaji: After braving eight-foot waves, hurricanes, sub-zero temperatures, broken steering gear and spending 194 days at sea, the six women crew of the Indian Naval sailing vessel 'Tarini' sailed into Goa on Monday as young legends, becoming the first all-women naval crew to have circumnavigated...

  • Lawyers' body moves SC for recall of Judge Loya case judgment

    New Delhi: The Bombay Lawyers Association on Monday moved the Supreme Court to seek a review and recall its judgment that held that Special CBI Court Judge BH Loya had met with natural death and that a PIL was misused for advancing political agenda and to scandalise the judiciary. ...

  • Don't preach to us about democracy, Shah tells Congress

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Monday hit out at Congress for "preaching lessons on democracy" after BS Yeddyurappa formed government in Karnataka on being invited first by Governor Vajubhai Vala, reminding it how it formed the government in Goa in 1980 despite failing to win a single seat...