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23 dead, dozens missing as ferry capsizes in Bangladesh’s Dhaka: Report

Around 50 people were believed to be on board, a fire brigade said after 23 bodies were from the sunken ferry in Bangladesh’s Dhaka.
At least 23 people were reported dead after ferry capsized in Bangladesh’s Dhaka.(PTI File Photo)
At least 23 people were reported dead after ferry capsized in Bangladesh’s Dhaka.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2020 12:33 PM IST
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Dhaka | ByAgence France-Presse

CBI grills more than dozen in multi-crore scholarship scam

The government employees charged 10% commission from the private institutions for disbursing the scholarship scam at the private hotels in Shimla
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Published on Oct 17, 2019 11:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | ByHT Correspondent, Shimla

‘Hell’ of Japan fire that killed dozens at anime company

Eyewitnesses described a fire that was like “looking at hell,” after a man apparently doused the production company office in the city of Kyoto with flammable liquid and set it alight.
An aerial view shows firefighters battling the fires at the site where a man started a fire after spraying a liquid, at a three-story studio of Kyoto Animation Co. in Kyoto, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo July 18, 2019. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS(REUTERS)
An aerial view shows firefighters battling the fires at the site where a man started a fire after spraying a liquid, at a three-story studio of Kyoto Animation Co. in Kyoto, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo July 18, 2019. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 19, 2019 02:34 PM IST
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Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse highlights: One woman rescued from debris

A part of four-storey building, which is believed to be 100 years old, collapsed in south Mumbai’s Dongri area on Tuesday morning around 11:40 am. At least 14 people have been declared dead, and many are still feared to be trapped under the debris. The NDRF officials confirmed the rise in the death toll on Wednesday and said the rescue operation is still underway. While rescuing people trapped in the rubble of Kesarbai building in south Mumbai’s Dongri area, bringing machines to the spot is one of major challenges being faced as JCB machine cannot enter the overcrowded area due to narrow lanes.Follow updates here:

Rescuers conduct search operation at the site of the collapsed four-storey Kesarbai building at Dongri in Mumbai, Wednesday, July 17, 2019.(PTI)
Rescuers conduct search operation at the site of the collapsed four-storey Kesarbai building at Dongri in Mumbai, Wednesday, July 17, 2019.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 08:49 AM IST
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Dozen dead and millions affected by cyclone Fani; PM Modi to visit Odisha on Monday

Though special relief commissioner Bishnupada Sethi could confirm only three deaths, news channels reported nearly a dozen deaths due to collapsing walls, falling trees and electric poles.
An Indian woman walks next to a damaged building with a fishing boat lodged on its roof along the seafront in Puri in the eastern Indian state of Odisha on May 4, 2019, after Cyclone Fani swept through the area.(AFP)
An Indian woman walks next to a damaged building with a fishing boat lodged on its roof along the seafront in Puri in the eastern Indian state of Odisha on May 4, 2019, after Cyclone Fani swept through the area.(AFP)
Updated on May 04, 2019 04:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Puri /Bhubaneswar | ByDebabrata Mohanty

Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman among dozens charged over college entrance scam

They paid a bogus charity run by Californian William Singer more than $25 million over seven years both to arrange for people to fix SAT and ACT entrance exams for their children.
This combination photo shows actress Lori Loughlin at the Women's Cancer Research Fund's An Unforgettable Evening event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 27, 2018, left, and actress Felicity Huffman at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 17, 2018. Loughlin and Huffman are among at least 40 people indicted in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal. Both were charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud in indictments unsealed Tuesday in federal court in Boston. (AP Photo)(AP)
This combination photo shows actress Lori Loughlin at the Women's Cancer Research Fund's An Unforgettable Evening event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 27, 2018, left, and actress Felicity Huffman at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 17, 2018. Loughlin and Huffman are among at least 40 people indicted in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal. Both were charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud in indictments unsealed Tuesday in federal court in Boston. (AP Photo)(AP)
Updated on Mar 13, 2019 10:33 AM IST
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New York | ByAgence France-Presse

Over a dozen injured in stampede in Kumbh Mela area

The stampede occurred when a large number of devotees started moving towards Sangam even though a heavy crowd was already present near Erawat Dwar.
A view of Sangam at early hours on the auspicious 'Mauni Amavasya' during the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj on Monday.(PTI)
A view of Sangam at early hours on the auspicious 'Mauni Amavasya' during the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj on Monday.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 05, 2019 11:28 AM IST
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Deadline to restructure $52 billion loan may push dozens of companies into bankruptcy

The RBI in February introduced new rules and a 180-day timeline for banks to recast loans once payments are missed, scrapping previous methods that could take an indefinite amount of time.
The step is an attempt by the RBI to clean up banks that are suffering from the world’s worst bad-loan ratios after Italy.(PTI)
The step is an attempt by the RBI to clean up banks that are suffering from the world’s worst bad-loan ratios after Italy.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 06:55 PM IST
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Raazi actor Ashwath Bhatt: After Haider, I was offered roles of terrorists

Actor Ashwath Bhatt says just because he’s a Kashmiri and plays intense characters well doesn’t mean that he should only get to play the role of terrorists.
Actor Ashwath Bhatt is presently shooting for the Akshay Kumar-starrer Kesari.(PHOTO: Neelutpal Das)
Actor Ashwath Bhatt is presently shooting for the Akshay Kumar-starrer Kesari.(PHOTO: Neelutpal Das)
Updated on May 23, 2018 07:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHenna Rakheja, New Delhi

Dozens hospitalised as Myanmar battles week-long landfill fire

The fire has generated a haze blanketing parts of Myanmar’s commercial hub and raised concerns about public health. It has spread across nearly a third of the 300-acre landfill in Yangon’s northern township of Hlaing Thar Yar
Shaheda, 40, a Rohingya refugee woman who said her body was burnt when the Myanmar army set fire to her house.(Reuters File Photo)
Shaheda, 40, a Rohingya refugee woman who said her body was burnt when the Myanmar army set fire to her house.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 12:31 PM IST
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