HindustanTimes Wed,30 Jul 2014


MPs can't stomach Parliament food

Amid din in the Rajya Sabha over the change in the pattern of UPSC exams and bugging of Union minister Nitin Gadkari's residence, Janata Dal (United) MP KC Tyagi on Wednesday complained that several MPs had fallen sick after consuming food served in the Parliament.

Pune: Deaths feared as nearly 200 trapped in Ambegaon tehsil landslide; 40 houses buried


At least 40 houses were feared buried under the debris from a hill that collapsed while residents were sleeping. Television footage showed the side of the hill shaved off, with large amounts of mud, muddy water and logs piled below.

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Thane: 50 villages cut-off after heavy rains

amritsar rain

Nearly 50 villages in the district have been cut-off from the tehsil headquarters and two bridges remained submerged as heavy rains continued to lash Thane on Wednesday.

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Delhi: Life in slow lane on Vikas Marg

amritsar rain

An arterial road that links trans-Yamuna region to the rest of the Capital, Vikas Marg is one of the lifelines of east Delhi. With a traffic volume of nearly 90,000 vehicles every day, it is a motorists’ nightmare.

No change in policy over dress code on beaches: Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar
Weeks after his minister kicked up arow with his comment that bikinis should be banned, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said the government's policy on dress code at beaches remains unchanged and that any moral policing in the tourist destination would not be tolerated.

Kidnapping, abduction showing a rising trend: Govt

A total of 1,57,717 cases of kidnapping and abduction were reported across the country in last 3 years and the numbers have shown a rising trend, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday

Kumbakonam case: principal gets 10 yrs in jail for death of 94 children

A trial court in Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur on Wednesday sentenced the founder and the headmistress of a private school in Kumbakonam to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment after it found them guilty of a fire accident that killed 94 children.

Curfew relaxed for 5 hrs in violence-hit Saharanpur

Curfew was on Wednesday relaxed for five hours in the violence-hit city as the situation was gradually returning to normal.

Bihar: Woman killed in acid attack

acid attack victims
A woman died of severe burn injuries after a man allegedly threw acid at her in Katihar district in Bihar, police said on Wednesday.

2004 Kumbakonam school fire tragedy: Parents disappointed with verdict

Parents of the 94 children killed in the 2004 Kumbakonam school fire tragedy in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday expressed shock and disbelief at the acquittal of the 11 people in the case by a court in Thanjavur.

I was disappointed in the manner I got out: Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane
India middle order batsman Ajinkya Rahane expressed his disappointment in the manner he got out, playing a poor shot off a rank longhop bowled by part-time off-spinner Moeen Ali on the third day of the third cricket Test against England here today.

Kolkata slum girl, now a British banker returns home to help destitutes

Indian slum dwellers

A British corporate trainer, who was brought up in the slums of Kolkata two decades ago, has now decided to return to her roots from her London home with a mission to transform the lives of other destitutes.

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