HindustanTimes Tue,29 Jul 2014


UP: Fighting bull and cow hit engine on railway track; train derailed

Four coaches of a train derailed late on Monday in Lucknow when a fighting bull and cow suddenly came on the railway tracks and hit engine of the moving Lal Kuan Express, officials said. But no passenger was injured.

With 30% slump in sales, its not business as usual this 'Eid'

Even as Muslims across Mumbai are celebrating 'Eid Ul-Fitr' on Tuesday, local traders witnessing brisk business during the month of Ramzan, especially from the penultimate week when festival shopping picks up, have this time registered a 25-30% decline in sales compared to last year.

Girl gangraped by five at gunpoint

A Class X student was allegedlygangraped by five persons, including two minors, at gunpoint in Uttam Nagar area of west Delhi.

61 Indians from Tamil Nadu and AP arrive from Iraq

Sixty-one Indian nationals hailing from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday arrived in India from Iraq following their evacuation from the strife-torn Gulf country.

Kashmir: Eid congregations turn into pro-Palestine rallies, trigger violent clashes

Several congregations to mark the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, a festival marking the end of the Islamic month of Ramzan, turned into pro-Palestine rallies in Kashmir valley on Tuesday, forcing security forces to use tear-smoke shells.

Dead man's 2 wives, father fighting for their share in his EPF amount

A dead man's two wives and father are fighting in courts for 14 years to stake their share of claim on his employees' provident fund.

UP: Villagers protesting against cow slaughter clash with cops

Villagers protesting against cow slaughter clashed with policemen in Dharsawa village in Shravasti district, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday. Agitators damaged police vehicles and blocked the movement of traffic on India- Nepal Buddhist circuit road.

PIL at Delhi HC seeks CBI probe in Justice Katju's allegations

A week after Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju accused three former chief justices of India of making “improper compromises” to save a tainted judge of the Madras High Court, a PIL was on Monday filed at the Delhi High Court seeking CBI investigation in the matter.

Japan heatwave kills 15, thousands hospitalised

Sweltering summer heat in Japan has left at least 15 people dead over the past week, while more than 8,000 others were rushed to hospital with heatstroke symptoms, official figures showed Tuesday.

Uttarakhand: Badrinath yatra halted after heavy rain

The Badrinath yatra - part of the annual Hindu pilgrimage of char dham yatra was halted following heavy rain in Uttarakhand, an official said on Tuesday.

India, China admit to intrusion by Chinese herdsmen in Ladakh

India and China on Monday admitted to intrusion by Chinese herdsmen into Ladakh last week but both the sides sought to play it down saying the issue was resolved amicably through a flag meeting.

Commuters hit as autos stay off roads till noon in symbolic protest

Trade union calls off strike at 2 pm after ‘fruitful’ and ‘positive’ talks with senior police officers.

Shah sends team to Haryana, may still side with HJC

Desperate to avoid a split in the anti-Jat votes in Haryana, which will go to polls between September and October, the BJP’s central leaders appear open to continuing its alliance with Kuldeep Bishnoi’s Haryana Janhit Congress.

Haryana polls: Rebel factor gives Cong the jitters

Ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in Haryana, the rebel factor is worrying the Congress, which is desperately looking for a comeback after the drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls.

LeT man arrested from Sarai Kale Khan bus terminal

A 42-year-old alleged to be a motivator for the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) was arrested from southeast Delhi’s Sarai Kale Khan a week ago, police said.
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