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Coromandel Express accident: How 3 trains derailed, crashed at same place

Published on Jun 03, 2023 05:52 AM IST

Coromandel on the up line derailed and hit the derailed coaches of Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast on the downline. The two derailments took place within 5 minutes.

Coromandel Express hit a goods train in Balasore after hitting Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express on Friday in a tragic triple train crash.

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46th U.S. President Joe Biden lauds 'crisis averted' with debt ceiling deal in first Oval Office address

US President Joe Biden during a national address in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, US, on Friday, June 2, 2023. Biden�defended a debt limit deal he struck with Republicans as necessary to prevent an �economic collapse� and said he would sign it on Saturday amid frustration from many lawmakers in both parties who backed the agreement reluctantly. Photographer: Bonnie Cash/UPI/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
Published on Jun 03, 2023 05:32 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Tuhin Das Mahapatra

Odisha train accident: Toll tops 200; ‘High-level’ probe ordered, says rail min

Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said the accident was unfortunate and the rescue operation began shortly after word of the incident reached his ministry.

A rescue operation is underway after the Coromandel Express collided with a goods train in Balasore on Friday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Published on Jun 03, 2023 04:15 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Deadliest rail accidents in India in recent decades

A triple train crash accident in Odisha's Balasore on Friday killed over 200 people and injured another 900.

Several feared injured after Coromandel Express derailed near Bahanaga station in Balasore on Friday. (ANI)
Published on Jun 03, 2023 03:58 AM IST
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Chandigarh: Virender Mendiratta: Doyen of letters, culture, passes away

After completing his higher education in Allahabad,Virender Mendiratta moved to Chandigarh to take up the job of a lecturer of Hindi Literature in the lone government college for girls and boys that was then housed in the Sector-23 government school. In the passing away, writers and theatre activists on Friday lost a father figure

Writers and theatre activists on Friday lost a father figure in the passing away of Virender Mendiratta, who contributed to build the literary and theatrical profile of Chandigarh since the early 1950s . (HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 03:23 AM IST
ByNirupama Dutt, Chandigarh

28,000 stolen from Shri Kali Mata temple in Kalka

On checking cameras outside nearby shops, the thief was seen leaving on a motorcycle with a child and a woman. Police said as per the footage, the accused was in Shri Kali Mata temple in Kalka for around 40 minutes before committing the theft.

A day after a man was captured on camera stealing <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>28,000 in cash from Shri Kali Mata temple in Kalka on Thursday, police remained clueless about his identity. (Representational image)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 03:19 AM IST
By, Panchkula

Golfer Sandeep clinches AVT Champion’s Tour title

Golfer Sandeep bagged the overall AVT Champion’s Tour title with rounds of 77-70 (147) with local KGA golfer Ashok Gowda and Pushpinder Rathore of Rajasthan finishing joint second at 150. After Day 1, Bobby was three shots off the first place with a score of 5 over 77 primarily due to a 4 over – Quadruple bogey on the 8th hole. He made 5 birdies and finished at 77.

Golfer Sandeep Sandhu, also known as Bobby, clinched the AVT Champion’s Tour played at the Karnataka Golf Association Golf Course at Bangalore. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 03:17 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

For ACC U-23 Women’s Asia Cup: In a first, UTCA cricketer Kashvee picked for emerging Indian squad

“I attended the U-19 National Cricket Academy camps ahead of the inaugural U-19 World Cup but I failed to make the age-limit cut so I had to miss the chance of playing in the global event. But seeing the girls win the trophy motivated me to keep chasing my dream to represent India one day,” said Kashvee

Finally, the wait is over for Chandigarh all-rounder Kashvee Gautam. Having toiled hard for the last four years representing Chandigarh, she has become the first UT Cricket Association (UTCA) woman cricketer to be selected in an Indian women’s cricket team with the BCCI naming the 20-year-old in the India emerging U-23 team (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 03:13 AM IST
ByShalini Gupta, Chandigarh

At least 120 dead, over 800 injured in Odisha triple train crash; rescue ops on

Odisha's Director-General of Fire Services Sudhanshu Sarangi said 120 bodies have so far been recovered from the accident site.

Locals gather after the Coromandel Express derails after hitting a goods train near Bahanaga station in Balasore on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jun 03, 2023 03:10 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Hsg societies built from ’49 for backward classes to be redeveloped under open category

The government’s resolution (GR), issued on May 31, has removed a condition mandating that 90% occupants in such societies be from the backward classes. In Mumbai alone, there are close to 30 housing societies that are located in prime areas such as Bandra, Andheri, Ghatkopar and Vikhroli

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Updated on Jun 03, 2023 03:09 AM IST
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